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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.

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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 […]

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 […]

The entrance of Faringdon Leisure centre

March 2, 2021

Funding for £400k Faringdon Leisure Centre refurbishment helps the Vale of White Horse to become carbon neutral.

Faringdon leisure centre is to get a £400,000 refurbishment with the potential to reduce its carbon footprint by 500,000 kwh over a year – the equivalent of the annual energy use of 135 houses.  The Vale of White Horse District Council has been awarded a £361,746 grant from the government’s Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme. The […]

January 11, 2021

Community infrastructure – we want your views

Two consultations launch this week into how Vale of White Horse District Council raises money for infrastructure and community facilities needed to support planned  growth across the District. The council is asking the public and local businesses and organisations to comment on the draft Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule and the draft Developer Contributions […]