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Council moves to strengthen sports provision for residents in West Oxfordshire

West Oxfordshire District Council’s Cabinet moved to protect the future of pitch sports with the adoption of its Playing Pitch Strategy, which will help communities secure the provision of facilities to support rugby, football and cricket and other pitch sports in the future.


West Oxfordshire District Council continues to support Covid-19 booster programme as winter approaches

West Oxfordshire District Council is increasing its support for the NHS booster programme by offering extended use of its Elmfield Offices in Witney to provide space for booster vaccines to be given over the coming months as winter grips the district and the risk of increased Covid-19 cases rises.

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Cabinet back on tour in Chipping Norton

West Oxfordshire District Council’s Cabinet is on tour again this month as they take their 16 November cabinet meeting to Town Hall Lower Room, Chipping Norton, to engage residents in their decision making process. 

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Council expresses disappointment at Planning Inspector decision on zero carbon homes for Salt Cross

West Oxfordshire District Council has made a representation to the Planning Inspector expressing its disappointment at the request for the Council to modify its zero-carbon policy for Salt Cross Garden Village. 

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Cold households to benefit from £1m Sustainable Warmth funding

Free loft insulation, solar panels and low-carbon heating are just some of the energy-efficiency measures that are currently on offer to West Oxfordshire’s low-income households to help make their homes warmer, healthier and ultimately cheaper to run as part of a Government-backed scheme.

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Council welcomes Youth Champion

West Oxfordshire District Council has welcomed 20-year-old kickboxing champion, India Mae, as their new Youth Champion.

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Residents encouraged to squash food waste as Halloween draws near

Halloween is less than a week away and with an estimated 22 million pumpkins - worth £32 million - expected to be wasted this year, West Oxfordshire District Council is inviting residents to make the most of this particularly versatile autumn fruit.

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Rural businesses invited to submit ideas for future funding

Businesses in rural locations in West Oxfordshire are being invited to submit ideas for projects to be potentially funded from a £716,216 pot of funding from the Rural England Prosperity Fund (REPF).

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Council affirms full support for the Climate and Ecology Bill

West Oxfordshire District Council passed a motion to show its full support for the Government’s Climate and Ecology Bill at a meeting of Full Council last night, Wednesday 19 October 2022.

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Residents invited to attend Waterways Day

Residents of West Oxfordshire are invited to attend Waterways Day which will take place on Friday 18 November from 9.30 to 17:30 at West Oxfordshire District Council offices at Woodgreen, Witney.

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West Oxfordshire District Council provides funding to local organisations helping people through the cost of living crisis

West Oxfordshire District Council has opened up a new grants scheme for local organisations to apply for up to £1000 of funding to support their work helping local residents through the cost of living crisis.


Partnership councils call on Government to do more for Ukraine guests

Three councils who work in partnership to deliver local services are calling on the Government to do more to support the Homes for Ukraine scheme. This Government scheme, set up earlier this year, currently only covers 12 months, with councils left to support the guests and hosts thereafter.