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Changes to some waste collections in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse

From next week (10 October) there will be changes to some waste collection routes in South Oxfordshire and Vale of the White Horse to make them more efficient and environmentally friendly.  

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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 […]

July 29, 2022

Community Lottery raises nearly £25,000 for good causes

In its first year the White Horse Community lottery has raised £24,868 for good causes across the Vale.  The lottery supports a wide range of organisations, voluntary and charitable groups. Many of them have different reasons for needing additional funding but all have the same goal at their heart – to support their communities and […]

May 23, 2022

Councils mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a focus on the environment and wellbeing

Creating a lasting legacy will be at the heart of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations at South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils. As Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II marks 70 years on the throne, there will be a focus on the environment and community wellbeing in the official Platinum Jubilee events across the […]

August 24, 2021

Covid-safe transportation funding gives invaluable support to residents across southern Oxfordshire

Vulnerable residents in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse have been able to get to vaccination appointments and receive food parcels thanks to £136,363 of funding awarded to local voluntary and community organisations to provide Covid-safe transportation. The South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils were able to grant 12 organisations […]

July 28, 2021

First tickets for the White Horse Community lottery go on sale

Residents in the Vale of White Horse can help out local good causes and be in with a chance of winning a weekly £25,000 jackpot if they buy a ticket for the White Horse Community Lottery which go on sale this week. Players of the lottery can choose which local good cause they want to […]

June 21, 2021

The White Horse Community Lottery is ready to help good causes

The White Horse Community Lottery officially launched Monday 14 June at a special virtual event attended by local VCS groups, community organisations and invited guests. The Vale of White Horse District council committed to launching its own lottery as a fun and creative way for voluntary and community groups to raise much needed funds.  The […]

March 17, 2021

A new community lottery is coming to the Vale of White Horse

Local charities and good causes in the Vale of White Horse will soon be able to get a funding boost from a brand-new community lottery being launched by the district council this summer. The forthcoming new White Horse Community Lottery will allow players to choose which local charity their money benefits. Similar community lotteries elsewhere […]