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Bring Voter ID to vote

Voters reminded to bring valid ID if voting in polling stations on 4 July

All voters will need to show photographic ID to vote in person at the Parliamentary General Election on 4 July.  

Customer service telephone

Council to permanently adopt trialled customer services call centre hours following increased customer satisfaction

West Oxfordshire District Council has seen a significant increase in the use of online services and improvements in customer satisfaction following a successful trial of new customer services telephone call centre hours. 

1st Wychwoods Scout Group landscape

A second bite of the apple for West Oxfordshire community orchards

West Oxfordshire District Council is launching the second round of community orchard funding and is inviting applications from those interested in planting their own community orchard in West Oxfordshire.   

General election

Are you ready for the Parliamentary General election? Voters encouraged to make sure they are prepared to make sure they can vote

Voters across West Oxfordshire District are being encouraged to make sure they are prepared for the Parliamentary General election ahead of the deadlines so that they can vote in the election on Thursday 4 July 2024. 

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Council shortlisted for ‘Deal of the Year’ award

West Oxfordshire District Council has been shortlisted in the category ‘Deal of the Year - Commercial Property (under £50m)’ in the Property Week awards for its purchase of Witney based shopping centre Marriotts Walk.

Local fly tip

New partnership to tackle crime in rural areas

A new crime fighting partnership is hitting the fields and farms of rural Oxfordshire.

Cllr Andrew Coles; Deputy Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, Lynda Atkins; WODC Youth Champion,India Mae Thompson; Leader of WODC, Cllr Andy Graham

Council celebrates opening of new community space and 50-year anniversary

On Wednesday 22 May, the Leader of the Council welcomed guests to celebrate the opening of the new space where Council meetings will be held and community events hosted, and to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the formation of District Councils.

Woodstock pool

Get ready for a jam-packed summer programme at Woodstock Open Air Pool

Woodstock Open Air Pool will reopen from Saturday 25 May, with a busy summer activities programme. Following visitor feedback from last year, the pool will be trialing a revised May to September open season, offering a range of activities from pool parties and family swim sessions to lane swimming and garden games.  

Cllr Duncan Enright, Cllr Andy Graham, Cllr Rosie Pearson, and Giles Hughes

West Oxfordshire Alliance continues the partnership administration at West Oxfordshire District Council

Following the local elections on 2 May, the governing alliance of West Oxfordshire District Council has reinforced their commitment to working together in leadership of the Council for the next 2 years, ahead of the Annual General Meeting on 22 May 2024 where official council roles will be voted in. 

Community grants

Council pledges over £500k to community organisations committed to improving district for residents

West Oxfordshire District Council has allocated more than £500,000 of community grant funding, over a 3-year period, to community organisations dedicated to supporting communities and preserving local natural environments. 

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Voters reminded to bring valid ID if voting in polling stations on 2 May

Residents in West Oxfordshire District will need to show photographic ID to vote in person at this year’s District Council and Police and Crime Commissioner elections which are being held on 2 May.