All News

438 items found, showing page 12 of 37

Christmas Tree Stock Image

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.

Duncan Enright

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.

Joy and Emma 1

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.

Andy Graham 1-2

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.

Charlbury Warm Place

West Oxfordshire District Council announce range of support to help local communities through the cost of living crisis

West Oxfordshire District Council has announced a wide range of support to help local community groups and individuals who may be struggling during the cost of living crisis.

energybillsrebate wodc

West Oxfordshire District Council provides additional financial support to households not eligible for Government energy support

West Oxfordshire District Council has today written to 239 households across the district to inform them the Council will be providing additional financial support to them to help with the rising costs of energy bills.

Swimming Pool Picture

New winter timetable for West Oxfordshire swimming pools to continue to reduce energy consumption and help with rising costs

West Oxfordshire District Council in partnership with leisure operator and charitable social enterprise Better have agreed a new winter timetable for council-owned swimming pools that will help protect leisure centres in the face of this winter’s huge spike in utility costs.

Have your say on the budget

West Oxfordshire District Council ask residents to feed back on budget plans as inflation costs hit local services

West Oxfordshire District Council has today launched a consultation on the plans for its budget for the next financial year as the council looks to manage the increased costs of inflation to continue to deliver local services and invest in the district.

Madley Tree Planting (1)

More than a thousand new trees to be planted in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth

Over 1,300 trees are being planted across West Oxfordshire through the collaborative efforts of the District Council and local volunteer groups to celebrate the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative. Launched last year to honour the now late Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee, the project encourages individuals and communities across the UK to plant more trees to create a lasting living legacy for generations to come.

marquee inside

Sold out Waterways Day causes waves in West Oxfordshire

West Oxfordshire District Council’s first Waterways Day was a great success with talks from groups and service providers sold out and over 140 people attending across the day.

giant snowglobes TW

Festive fun for all the family

Residents invited to enjoy the festive season at a series of Christmas themed events in the district

West Oxfordshire District Council offices in Witney

District Council to investigate solar to cut reliance on fossil fuels

West Oxfordshire District Council’s Cabinet has agreed to explore the benefits of installing rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on its buildings to deliver on the Council’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address climate change, as well as reducing energy costs.