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West Oxfordshire expands number of electric vehicles to cut greenhouse gas emissions

West Oxfordshire District Council has taken delivery of three battery electric Toyota Proace utility vans as the authority continues to look at opportunities to reduce the carbon emissions of its daily operations, including within the waste, recycling and street cleansing service, as part of its net-zero carbon commitments.

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Cotswold company prosecuted after injury to young employee

West Oxfordshire District Council has prosecuted a company for a breach to the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.

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Council introduces new four year plan to improve West Oxfordshire

West Oxfordshire District Council has updated its four year plan which sets out how the Council will deliver for residents and what it will be focussing on to improve West Oxfordshire.

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West Oxfordshire District residents will need photo ID to vote at local elections on 4 May

For the first time, residents in West Oxfordshire District will need to show photographic ID to vote in person at this year’s local elections which are being held on 4 May. 

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West Oxfordshire District Council purchase Marriotts Walk in Witney as part of plans to reinvigorate town centres

The freehold owners of Marriotts Walk, Witney, West Oxfordshire District Council has completed the purchase of the buildings and assets of the shopping centre in the middle of Witney as part of wider plans to help boost town centres across West Oxfordshire.

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Cotswold and West Oxfordshire District Councils celebrate £230,000 funding boost to engage with communities

Cotswold District Council and West Oxfordshire District Council have received a joint award of £230,000 from the Department for Levelling Up, Homes and Communities (DLUHC) towards improving digital engagement with residents. 

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Time is running out for West Oxfordshire District Council residents to feedback on budget plans as inflation costs hit local services

Just 7 days to go until the consultation on the plans for the council's budget for the next financial year come to an end.

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West Oxfordshire District Council throws support behind new regional partnership to boost the area

West Oxfordshire District Council’s Cabinet have agreed to support a new regional partnership that will include councils and other organisations from Oxford to Cambridge who will work together to boost the area's economy and environmental ambition. 

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District Council to pick up real Christmas trees for second year

West Oxfordshire District Council will pick up real Christmas trees from all households following this year’s New Year festivities as it urges residents to reduce waste over Christmas to help the environment and make the most of their kerbside recycling services to save resources.

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Council abolishes Pavement Licences fees for business

West Oxfordshire District Council’s Cabinet have decided to abolish and refund the fees for businesses to undertake sales and display material on the public highway.

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The Branch Trust receive grant funding from West Oxfordshire District Council to create a Community Hub in Chipping Norton

West Oxfordshire District Council’s Cabinet has approved a £50,000 grant to The Branch Trust as part of its scheme to help fund local facilities that support communities.

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Council promises to ‘put residents first’ after challenging 2022

Leader of West Oxfordshire District Council Andy Graham has reflected on the Council's achievements against a demanding local and national landscape. The past year has presented a number of challenges, including the cost of living crisis, the war in Ukraine and the continued economic impact of the global pandemic.