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Major incident declared after water pipe burst near Oxford

Water supplies have been affected in South Oxfordshire and the Vale following a burst water pipe.

Abingdon

May 25, 2022

First Electric Vehicle Charging Points Go Live

The first of a series of 62 EV chargers which have been installed in council-run car parks across the Vale of White Horse district are now up and running.

Image of Abbey Meadow pool on a sunny day.

May 10, 2022

Abbey Meadow outdoor pool’s future secured for many more summers of fun

Families will be able to enjoy summer holidays at Abbey Meadow outdoor pool and splash pad in Abingdon for years to come, despite spiralling energy costs that have closed pools all around the country. The school holidays are by far the pool’s busiest time, and so Vale of White Horse District Council pulled out the […]

March 23, 2022

The Vale rejects the need for gigantic new “environmentally disastrous” reservoir

Plans for an enormous reservoir near Abingdon should be halted due to significant environmental concerns says the Vale of White Horse District Council in its response to Thames Water’s public consultation on futureproofing water supplies in the area.

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.

March 1, 2022

Work on major EV charging scheme in the Vale is close to completion

The installation of the Park and Charge Electric Vehicle charging scheme in Vale of White Horse looks close to completion as work is due to start on the last car park later this month.

February 22, 2022

Work to start on installing EV chargers in Abingdon

Work will begin on the Park and Charge Electric Vehicle charging scheme in Abingdon this week.

June 18, 2021

Abbey Meadow outdoor pool ready to reopen

Great news for families and swimmers in the Vale – the Abbey Meadow outdoor pool in Abingdon will reopen on Monday 12 July in plenty of time for the summer holidays. Vale of White Horse District Council has been working hard with its leisure contractor GLL to get the pool open and allow local residents […]