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More households eligible for free energy-saving upgrades

More households in West Oxfordshire could benefit from a government backed grant to make homes more energy efficient and cheaper to run, following a change in the eligibility criteria.

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West Oxfordshire District Council asks residents for feedback on priority spending over the coming years

West Oxfordshire District Council is running a consultation as it looks to sensibly manage the impact of increased costs and reduced Government funding, while also delivering on the district's priorities.

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Witney Corn Exchange flooded with over 100 attendees for another sellout Waterways Day

West Oxfordshire District Council saw another successful Waterways Day take place on Thursday 23 November, with more than 100 attendees showing up to hear from representatives from flood risk management and water pollution organisations.

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Thames Water unveils a new online tool: ‘Report a problem online’.

Residents can now easily report blocked sewers, flooding, and pollution online, and find live updates on storm overflow activity in West Oxfordshire, as Thames Water rolls out a new tool.

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Residents urged to be watchful for festive scams

Residents are being urged to be watchful over the festive period to avoid becoming victims of a fraud scam. Christmas is a great break for families but is also a traditional time for fraudsters to try to take advantage of the season of goodwill.

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Talented Witney schoolgirl designs winning Christmas card

The winner of West Oxfordshire District Council Chair’s Christmas card competition has been announced.

Coronation Community Orchards - Cllr Lidia Arciszewska & Cllr Andrew Prosser

West Oxfordshire communities invited to plant Coronation orchards

Over fifty new community orchards, benefitting both wildlife and people, are set to be created in West Oxfordshire following a successful bid by the District Council to secure funding from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ Coronation Living Heritage Fund.

Biodiversity Plan Consultation

Views sought on plan to protect and enhance nature

Residents are being asked for their views on West Oxfordshire District Council’s plan for biodiversity and nature recovery, as it launches a consultation on its new Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP).


Council to significantly increase fixed penalty notices to combat anti-social behaviour

West Oxfordshire District Council will increase fixed penalty notices to the maximum allowed by the government to crack down on anti-social behaviour.


Local man sentenced for fraudulently claiming a Covid-19 Grant

A local man who fraudulently claimed a Covid-19 Test and Trace Support Payment from West Oxfordshire District Council has been convicted in Oxford Magistrates Court.

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Customised build Zero Carbon homes in Chipping Norton to move forward

West Oxfordshire District Council has agreed to move forward with enabling developer Green Axis to deliver seven affordable, custom-build, net zero carbon homes in Chipping Norton, in what will be a national first.

Councillor Charlie Maynard and Councillor Andy Graham

West Oxfordshire District Council welcomes new Executive Member for Planning and Sustainable Development

Councillor Charlie Maynard has joined the Council’s Executive as the Executive Member for Planning and Sustainable Development after Councillor Carl Rylett stepped down from the Executive for personal reasons.