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Lucy Billen

February 22, 2022

Work to start on installing EV chargers in Abingdon

Work will begin on the Park and Charge Electric Vehicle charging scheme in Abingdon this week.

February 2, 2022

Oxford man guilty of two counts of flytipping in the Vale

A 35-year-old man from Oxford has pleaded guilty to two charges of flytipping following a successful prosecution by Vale of White Horse District Council. Bryan Penn-Lloyd from Stowood Close, Headington appeared at Oxford Magistrates’ Court on Friday (28 January). He pleaded guilty to two charges under Section 33(1) of the Environmental Protection Act (flytipping) in […]

January 21, 2022

Work starts on installing EV chargers

Work will begin on the Park and Charge Electric Vehicle charging scheme in Wantage next week. The scheme proposes a total of up to 62 new charging points in car parks across the Vale of White Horse district – which are still to be confirmed. Engineers are scheduled to begin installing electric chargers at Portway […]

January 13, 2022

Number of rough sleepers recorded in the district as zero on 31 December 2021

The number of rough sleepers recorded in both Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire districts on 31 December 2021 was zero. This is the first time since 2013 that no rough sleepers were recorded in both councils’ areas. The councils are committed to ending rough sleeping in the districts. Their housing needs team work […]

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December 17, 2021

Councils face another cut in government funding

Public services could be at serious risk if the government fails to provide long-term financial support, the Leader of Vale of White Horse District Council has warned.

November 29, 2021

Abingdon student scoots off with first prize in our Air Quality competition

One year six student in Abingdon will have a new way of getting into school thanks to a competition to highlight the issue of air quality, which was run by Vale of White Horse District Council earlier this term.

November 24, 2021

Swindon man ordered to pay more than £2,300 after abandoning a caravan at the A420

A 68-year-old handyman from Swindon was ordered to pay more than £2,300 after he was successfully prosecuted by Vale of White Horse District Council for abandoning a caravan at the side of the road near Watchfield. The case involved tracking down three previous caravan owners, a possible decoy numberplate registered in Scotland and checking police […]

November 24, 2021

Councils reveal the food wasted in Southern Oxfordshire last Christmas and urge residents to change their ways

Southern Oxfordshire residents put around 700 tonnes of food* into their black bins last December, emitting nearly 150 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO₂e)** into the atmosphere as well as wasting valuable resources and their own money. As Christmas approaches, when so much waste is created, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse Districts Councils […]

November 23, 2021

The latest wave of electric vehicle chargers coming to county’s car parks

Press release issued by Oxfordshire County Council on its news page The roll-out of hundreds of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in council-owned car parks in Oxfordshire has begun. Following the installation of the first park and charge EV hub at Bicester’s Cattle Market car park in May, the locations of the remaining 19 sites have […]

October 19, 2021

Garden waste service to return to fortnightly collections

Fortnightly garden waste collections are back.