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March 9, 2022

Vale prosecuted ‘landlord’ for running an Abingdon pub without a licence

Vale of White Horse District Council has successfully prosecuted a pub ‘landlord’ for continuing to sell alcohol at a pub in Eaton, near Abingdon after its licence had lapsed.

March 7, 2022

Food Waste Action Week this week

This week is Food Waste Action week when our focus is helping residents to reduce food waste – a contributor to climate change. It is estimated that the majority of food waste (70 per cent) which is thrown away in the UK comes from households – so we can all do our bit.   In […]

March 4, 2022

Vale gives more than £300,000 to build affordable homes in the district

Vale of White Horse District Council has pledged to provide grant funding of more than £300,000 towards the cost of creating affordable homes in Botley, in the parish of Cumnor.

March 1, 2022

Work on major EV charging scheme in the Vale is close to completion

The installation of the Park and Charge Electric Vehicle charging scheme in Vale of White Horse looks close to completion as work is due to start on the last car park later this month.

February 24, 2022

Work to start on installing EV chargers in Faringdon

Work will begin on the Park and Charge Electric Vehicle charging scheme in Faringdon next week.

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.