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Lucy Billen

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.

October 14, 2021

Halloween competition

We’ve launched a reuse competition for children and adults to help make Halloween more environmentally-friendly.

October 12, 2021

Agenda items for Vale of White Horse District Council Licensing Act Committee meeting at 10.30am Thursday 21 October 2021

This is a temporary news item to allow people to access the agenda items for the Vale of White Horse District Council Licensing Act Committee meeting at 10.30am Thursday 21 October 2021. Agenda paper Item 2, Minutes Item 6, Committee report Appendix 6a – Proposed new gambling policy Appendix 6b – Summary of changes to […]

October 11, 2021

Agenda items for Vale of White Horse District Council Planning Committee meeting at 6pm Wednesday 20 October 2021

This is a temporary news item to allow people to access the agenda items for the Vale of White Horse District Council Planning Committee meeting on Wednesday 20 October 2021.

October 6, 2021

Joint leaders’ statement to mark World Homelessness Day – 10 October

A joint statement by the leaders of South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils, Cllrs Sue Cooper and Emily Smith to mark World Homelessness Day on 10 October.

October 4, 2021

Litter picking equipment presented to St Nicolas school in Abingdon

St Nicolas CE Primary School in Abingdon was presented with 30 children’s hi-vis jackets and other litter picking equipment by Vale of White Horse District Council as part of a council competition.