West Oxfordshire residents are being invited to turn citizen scientist on Sunday 7 August as the District Council hosts its very first BioBlitz event at Kilkenny Lane Country Park, Brize Norton. The purpose, to gather as many environmental records as possible over a 24-hour period to build a picture of the lives of the different insects, animals and flowers inhabiting the park and document the level of biodiversity at this popular green, open space.
West Oxfordshire District Council has made solid progress against its climate and ecological objectives in the past six months, as outlined in its Climate Action Biannual Report presented to a meeting of the Council's Full Council this week.
Residents have been coming together at the community centre to meet new people whilst having a chat over a cup of tea. Since the end of March Kerry Miller, the Carterton Hub Worker, has been working alongside residents across Carterton and running weekly sessions every Wednesday at the community centre.
Parents and children in West Oxfordshire are being invited on a ‘roarsome’ trail to search for dinosaurs, as part of the Love West Oxfordshire campaign to encourage residents to get out and about, and shop locally.
Three councillors from West Oxfordshire District Council are testing their strength and stamina by taking the firefighters fitness test to raise money for the Fire Fighters Charity, whilst supporting the drive to recruit more local firefighters across West Oxfordshire.
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West Oxfordshire residents are being urged to check their electoral registration details or risk losing their chance to vote on decisions that affect them as the Council starts its Annual household Canvass to check everyone's voting details are up to date
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