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Vale of White Horse District Council

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December 9, 2021

Leader’s statement – 8 December 2021

Cllr Emily Smith, Leader of Vale of White Horse District Council, delivered her Leader’s statement to Council at the meeting on 8 December 2021. It really is a privilege to be leading this council through some significant changes and challenges. The dedication of members and officers to making the Vale a better place to live […]

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December 6, 2021

New vouchers will help people with winter essentials

Help is at hand this winter for people who may struggle to pay for heating, food or other essentials – thanks to a new voucher scheme that has launched in South Oxfordshire and Vale of the White Horse. The new, targeted programme set up by South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils will […]

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November 1, 2021

New Vale of White Horse District Council Deputy Leader announced

Councillor Bethia Thomas has been announced as the new Deputy Leader of Vale of White Horse District Council. Cllr Thomas, who is also the Cabinet Member for Community Engagement, will take up the additional role from Monday (November 1). The Faringdon resident – who was brought up in Australia – was elected as Faringdon Ward […]

October 19, 2021

Garden waste service to return to fortnightly collections

Fortnightly garden waste collections are back.

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October 7, 2021

Leader’s Statement – 6 October 2021

Cllr Emily Smith, Leader of Vale of White Horse District Council, delivered her Leader’s Statement to Council at the meeting on 6 October 2021 Supporting Vulnerable People It is a particularly busy time for the council with a huge amount of work to support our communities happening in line with our corporate plan.  Since our last […]

September 27, 2021

Amazon wishlist for specific donations to help Afghan guests

People in Oxfordshire are being asked to make donations of very specific items to help Afghan people currently being looked after in the county after their recent arrival in the UK following events in their home country. As is the case throughout the country Oxfordshire is playing host to a number of Afghan people in […]

September 21, 2021

Garden waste collections restart 27 September

The temporary pause to the garden waste service is coming to an end in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse.

September 16, 2021

Great success as children across southern Oxfordshire become Litter Bug Detectives

Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire district councils’ waste team successfully worked with 20 local parish and town councils to run children’s activity trails in the school summer holiday. Participants in the Litter Bug Detectives Trail could choose to be entered into a draw for their school to win litter picking equipment for a […]

September 15, 2021

First draw for Vale Council’s White Horse Community lottery takes place this weekend

The first draw for the Vale of White Horse District Council’s White Horse Community Lottery takes place this weekend on Saturday 18 September. By buying lottery tickets residents are doing their bit to help support those in need. Set up by the council to help voluntary organisations raise vital funds towards their services, the lottery […]

September 13, 2021

Consultation opens on how we engage with communities about planning

our views are needed on how we engage with you about the councils’ planning processes.