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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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June 8, 2020

Volunteers make all the difference in South and Vale

Released on June 1, 2020 At the start of national volunteers’ week, the leaders of South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have offered their heartfelt and sincerest thanks to the thousands of volunteers that are helping in their communities. Within days of lockdown starting, charities and voluntary groups in our districts were […]

June 8, 2020

Council Leader’s letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Released on May 27, 2020 Cllr Emily Smith, Leader of Vale of White Horse District Council, has written a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlining ‘serious concerns’ about the behaviour of his advisor, Dominic Cummings.

June 8, 2020

South and Vale to begin online council meetings

Released on May 18, 2020 South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are to begin holding council committee meetings online via video conferencing from the end of May. The first virtual meetings will be: Vale Planning Committee – Tuesday 26 May at 10.30am  South Planning Committee – Thursday 28 May at 4.30pm Councillors will use […]

June 8, 2020

Cycling champions joint letter to Oxfordshire County Council

Released on May 7, 2020 Cllr Sam Casey-Rerhaye and Cllr Eric de la Harpe, our South and Vale cycling champions, have written a joint letter with other district councillors, to Oxfordshire County Council to ask their Highways Cabinet to look at how they could introduce temporary measures that increase space for pedestrians and cyclists during […]

June 8, 2020

Oxfordshire councils update Government on financial impacts of coronavirus

Released on April 22, 2020 The leaders of all six Oxfordshire councils have written a joint letter to Government and the county’s MPs setting out the scale of the financial impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation across the local authorities. Looking across the costs of delivering additional services, spend on emergency suppliers and the significant […]

June 8, 2020

Businesses in South and Vale urged to submit COVID-19 grant requests

Released on April 20, 2020 Businesses in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse that are yet to submit their details for grant support in response to COVID-19 are being urged to do so as soon as possible. More than 65 per cent of businesses based in southern Oxfordshire have already submitted their details […]

June 8, 2020

Three important messages for the bank holiday weekend

Released on April 9, 2020 South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have three very important messages for residents this bank holiday weekend: There’s help if you need it – our support lines are open Check the changes to waste collections between 10 and 17 April Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save Lives. […]

June 8, 2020

Cornerstone and The Beacon are here for you #AtHome

Released on April 9, 2020 Arts and entertainment in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse have gone online! If you’re struggling to keep the kids entertained, or you’re fed up with endlessly scrolling through uninspiring choices on video streaming services, Cornerstone Arts Centre and The Beacon are here to help. South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse district councils’ […]

June 8, 2020

Shielding our most vulnerable

Released on March 26, 2020 Our most vulnerable residents across Oxfordshire will have recently received correspondence from the NHS, identifying them as high risk and advising them to strictly self-isolate for 12 weeks. We know this long term restriction may cause additional concerns for those without any nearby support and we want to make sure […]

June 8, 2020

Support pledged for the most vulnerable as South and Vale close their offices

Released on March 20, 2020 South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils are increasing resources to help groups in the community providing support to those most in need as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the ongoing public health risk from the virus, the two councils are also closing their office building […]