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Shining the spotlight on rural domestic abuse

This year for 16 Days of Action, which runs from 25 November to 10 December, the Council is organising events across the district to raise awareness on domestic abuse and how the Council can help victims.

Witney walk in centre November-2

Pop up Covid vaccination clinic returns to Witney

The NHS and West Oxfordshire District Council are bringing the successful pop-up vaccination centre back to Witney Town Centre for another Covid-19 drop-in vaccination opportunity. 

Community Litter Pick

Community grants to promote better wellbeing announced

Community grants available from West Oxfordshire District Council

Witney Flood Fair

Residents encouraged to prepare ahead of flooding season

As the seasons change and we head into Autumn, residents are being encouraged to prepare homes and businesses for flooding over the winter months. 


Vulnerable households to receive support for food, energy and water bills this winter

West Oxfordshire District Council has been allocated £131,730 to support residents who are struggling to make ends meet this winter. This is part of the recently launched government Household Support Fund in which Oxfordshire County Council has been allocated £3.4m.


£134,000 allocated by West Oxfordshire District Council in grants to support local community projects

West Oxfordshire District Council (WODC) has allocated £134,472 of grant funding to a number of local projects to help them to continue to deliver or improve invaluable services to residents in the District.

Ubico at Kilkenny Lane Country Park

Nature’s recovery at heart of Council’s new land management plans

West Oxfordshire District Council has set out its plans for managing its land areas as it looks to ‘build back greener’ following the Covid pandemic and deliver on its climate change strategy commitment to protect and restore the district’s natural eco-systems and wildlife habitats.


Over 99 percent of West Oxfordshire homes and businesses now able to access superfast broadband thanks to award nominated council project

An innovative project, jointly run by West Oxfordshire District Council and Gigaclear, to provide broadband to West Oxfordshire has now been completed meaning 99 per cent of households and businesses can now access superfast broadband, years ahead of the standard national rollout.

Housing Award

West Oxfordshire District Council and Blenheim Estate Homes win Estates Gazette Award

West Oxfordshire District Council (WODC) and Blenheim Estate Homes have won the inaugural Public/Private Partnership of the Year Award at the Estates Gazette Awards.

WODC sign

Council commits to taking action on violence against women and girls

West Oxfordshire District Council (WODC) has passed a motion promising to commit to making streets safer for women and girls. Council members from all Parties spoke passionately and emotively about the importance of the motion, brought by Cllr Rosa Bolger (Labour and Co-operative) and Cllr Merilyn Davies (Conservative), which was unanimously supported.

Cllr MacRae Pumpkins 2 RED

West Oxfordshire residents urged to squash food waste this Halloween as climate summit gets underway

With COP26, the United Nations’ global conference on tackling climate change, opening on 31 October, West Oxfordshire District Council is urging residents to compost, recycle or better still reuse their Jack O’lanterns once this year’s Halloween festivities are over to help reduce food waste and greenhouse gas emissions.


Flood Fair in Witney to help local residents prepare for flooding this winter

West Oxfordshire District Council will be hosting a Flood Fair in Witney to inform residents about how to prepare and what to do during a flood.