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August 31, 2022

Taxi driver worked illegally following licence refusal

A man has been convicted and ordered to pay more than £1,000 after unlawfully continuing to work as a taxi driver despite having been refused a new licence following a series of speeding offences. On Friday 26 August 2022, Christopher Meads, 62, of Reynolds Way, East Challow, pleaded guilty at Oxford Magistrates’ Court to knowingly […]

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.

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 […]

July 23, 2021

Taxi driver fined for driving with an expired taxi licence

Vale of White Horse District Council has successfully prosecuted a taxi driver from Oxford after he admitted driving a taxi when not licensed to do so, and failing to report damage to a licensed vehicle to the council. Husaam Hussain, aged 27 from Cosin Close, pleaded guilty to the two charges at Oxford Magistrates’ Court […]

February 10, 2021

Proposed changes could improve taxi safety and help tackle the climate emergency – have your say!

Members of the public and those involved in the taxi trade are being asked to comment on some potential changes to the joint taxi licensing policy for South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse. South Oxfordshire District Council and Vale of White Horse District Council are responsible for licensing private hire (minicab) vehicles, drivers, and […]

February 9, 2021

Taxi licence applicant fined after failing to disclose previous driving convictions

A man from Oxford has been ordered to pay more than £1,800 after being found guilty of failing to disclose a series of previous driving convictions when applying for a taxi driver’s licence. Samir Gaid, 47, from Headley Way, Oxford, appeared at Oxford Magistrates’ Court on Monday 1 February when he was found guilty of […]