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If you can imagine it, you can crowdfund it! Council launches ‘Westhive’ community crowdfunding to transform neighbourhoods

Community groups and residents are being invited to imagine a project that would benefit their community and make it happen, as West Oxfordshire District Council launches its exciting new programme ‘Westhive’ community crowdfunding.

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West Oxfordshire District Council working hard with developer to deliver facilities at Windrush development in Witney

West Oxfordshire District Council is working closely with the developers of the new Windrush Housing estate in Witney to complete the final facilities for the area.

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West Oxfordshire District Council pleased to support plans to protect the Cotswolds National Landscape

West Oxfordshire District Council have thrown their support behind plans from the Cotswolds National Landscape Board to protect National Landscapes (formerly Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, AONB), tackle the climate and ecological  emergency, and support the health and wellbeing of residents.

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West Oxfordshire District Council to consider updating its customer services to reflect residents needs

West Oxfordshire District Council’s Executive are due to consider trialling new opening hours for the customer services telephone call centre as part of improvements to how residents access council services.

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West Oxfordshire District Council fights to protect The Moors in Ducklington

West Oxfordshire District Council and The Environment Agency have written an open letter to the land owners of The Moors in Ducklington advising that the flood risk to the site is to be re-evaluated which may have an impact on how many houses can be built there.

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Don’t lose your vote – residents in West Oxfordshire urged to check voter registration details

West Oxfordshire residents are being urged to check their electoral registration details as the Council starts its Annual household Canvass to check everyone's voting details are up to date.

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Your Place, Your Plan - make sure you have your say

Residents in West Oxfordshire are invited to share their views on plans for the development of the District up to 2041 as the Council launches its ‘Your Place, Your Plan’ consultation on Wednesday 30 August.

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Incorrect battery disposal sparks Council to warn of fire risk

Following an incident at West Oxfordshire District Council's Witney depot last month, the Council is warning residents of the risk of incorrectly disposing of lithium-ion batteries as increasing numbers of fires starting in refuse and recycling vehicles and at waste sorting facilities are reported nationally.

Community Activity Grants

Council supports local community groups across the district to address cost of living challenges

Twenty four community support groups in West Oxfordshire have been awarded a total of £27,840 from the Council’s Community Activity Grant to assist them in supporting vulnerable community members most affected by the cost of living crisis.


Work is happening to assess ways we can reduce Carterton Leisure Centre’s carbon footprint.

West Oxfordshire District Council is looking into replacing Carterton Leisure Centre’s gas boilers with low carbon heating, such as air source heat pumps, and installing solar PV to significantly reduce carbon emissions

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Expanding electric fleet will help keep towns green and clean

The job of keeping the towns of Carterton and Woodstock clean will be greener following the purchase of two new fully electric street sweepers by West Oxfordshire District Council as the authority strives for greater sustainability to benefit the local environment and the communities it serves.

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Electoral Commission subject to cyber-attack

The Electoral Commission has been the subject of a complex cyber-attack, it has announced on 9th August 2023. West Oxfordshire District Council’s systems have not been affected by the data breach.