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Vale of White Horse District Council

December 8, 2022

Leaders Statement – 7 December

As ever, it has been a busy couple of months.  Recent Cabinet Decisions  At Cabinet meetings in November and December we made further progress towards our corporate objectives.   A new Housing Delivery Strategy and Action Plan was adopted that sets out how we are already working to provide the homes that people need and […]

December 5, 2022

Council services over Christmas and New Year 2022/23

A guide to council services over the Christmas and New Year period when the council offices are closed to the public.

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November 4, 2022

A new approach for community health and wellbeing

“We want our residents to be active, healthy and happy.” Those were the words of Cllr Helen Pighills, Cabinet Member for Healthy Communities at Vale of White Horse District Council about a new Active Communities strategy her council has launched in partnership with South Oxfordshire District Council. “Our aim is to give our local residents […]

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October 18, 2022

Council votes to oppose fracking in the area

Making a clear anti-fracking stand, Vale of White Horse District Council has voted to resist any exploration of fracking in the district. Whilst there is no direct threat that fracking will take place in the district as no viable deposits of shale gas have been identified in or around Vale of White Horse ​at this […]

September 22, 2022

Join the free family fun at The Beacon’s Open Day

Everyone is invited to join The Beacon’s open day on Sunday 2 October for an afternoon of free fun for all – plus a taste of the different events and activities regularly on offer at the Wantage landmark building. Martial arts experts and dance class teachers will be demonstrating what goes on in their weekly […]

September 8, 2022

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Our statement of condolence

July 22, 2022

Vale of White Horse District Council sets out plans to help those most in need through the cost-of-living crisis

Councillors have agreed a series of steps designed to help those in the district, who are most in need, through the cost-of-living crisis.

July 20, 2022

How good is your council? Districts release annual performance reviews

The district councils in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse receive seven per cent of your council tax, so it’s important you know how they’re doing and that you’re getting value for money. Both councils are committed to transparency and to being accountable for their actions, and as part of that commitment they’ve […]

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June 27, 2022

More help for people to pay food and energy bills

More help is on the way for people who are struggling to pay their food, energy and other related bills. Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire district councils have opened a voucher scheme to support households who can’t afford to pay for life’s essentials. The scheme is part of the Government’s Household Support Fund […]

June 17, 2022

Join the celebrations at the District Community Centre

Everyone is invited to visit and have fun at Great Western Park’s District Community Centre from 10am to midday on Saturday 25 June.