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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 8, 2021

More funding for new community facilities as updated rates for developers agreed

Councillors have agreed revised rates that developers will be required to pay towards community facilities and local infrastructure that are needed as a result of development growth in the Vale of White Horse District. Vale of White Horse District Council is able to secure money from developers towards the provision of local facilities and infrastructure […]

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October 7, 2021

Vale to reaffirm its climate commitment by joining influential leaders’ network

Following a motion agreed at its meeting on 6 October, Vale of White Horse District Council has agreed to start the process to join a national network which gives local government leaders greater influence and resources in tackling the climate emergency. UK:100 supports decision-makers across the UK in helping their towns, cities and counties make […]

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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 […]

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October 7, 2021

Council calls on the government to reverse Universal Credit uplift cut

Following a motion at the Council meeting on Wednesday 6 October, Cllr Emily Smith, Leader of Vale of White Horse District Council, is to write to the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions to express grave concern about how families in the Vale will be impacted by the […]

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 5, 2021

Councils confirm further support for Afghan refugees

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are to resettle a further six Afghan refugee families, three families each in their respective districts, as part of ongoing support for those forced to flee the country after it fell back under the control of the Taliban.  The councils have already delivered on their initial […]

October 5, 2021

New policy to boost the planting and protection of trees on public land

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have launched a new policy which outlines how they will protect, plant and manage trees on the land they own, and how they’ll support communities to apply to plant trees on council owned land. Protecting and increasing tree cover will ensure that trees across our districts […]