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Salt Cross

Salt Cross Update - August 2022

Update on Salt Cross Garden Village

Kilkenny BioBlitz Launch

Get close to nature at free, family-friendly BioBlitz events

West Oxfordshire residents are being invited to turn citizen scientist on Sunday 7 August as the District Council hosts its very first BioBlitz event at Kilkenny Lane Country Park, Brize Norton. The purpose, to gather as many environmental records as possible over a 24-hour period to build a picture of the lives of the different insects, animals and flowers inhabiting the park and document the level of biodiversity at this popular green, open space.

Cllr Prosser - Black Bourton Road Car Park

Council reports on progress made as it responds to the climate and ecological emergency

West Oxfordshire District Council has made solid progress against its climate and ecological objectives in the past six months, as outlined in its Climate Action Biannual Report presented to a meeting of the Council's Full Council this week.

river windrush at Crawley Road Witney

West Oxfordshire District Council seeks commitment from Thames Water to reduce pollution of our rivers with raw sewage.

The Council is calling on Thames Water to do more to stop raw sewage being pumped into local rivers by increasing the capacity of sewage treatment works and also provide more transparent monitoring of sewage discharge.

Carterton hub worker

The Carterton Hub Worker has been bringing communities together in Carterton

Residents have been coming together at the community centre to meet new people whilst having a chat over a cup of tea. Since the end of March Kerry Miller, the Carterton Hub Worker, has been working alongside residents across Carterton and running weekly sessions every Wednesday at the community centre.

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West Oxfordshire District Council to change use of buildings to improve service delivery for residents and transparency when making local decisions

West Oxfordshire District Council is to review the use of its buildings in Witney to improve accessibility for residents, install a new system for viewing council meetings online and make the buildings more efficient.

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Dinosaurs are coming to West Oxfordshire!

Parents and children in West Oxfordshire are being invited on a ‘roarsome’ trail to search for dinosaurs, as part of the Love West Oxfordshire campaign to encourage residents to get out and about, and shop locally.

Cllr take on firefighters challenge

Councillors raise charity cash by taking on fire fighters fitness challenge

Three councillors from West Oxfordshire District Council are testing their strength and stamina by taking the firefighters fitness test to raise money for the Fire Fighters Charity, whilst supporting the drive to recruit more local firefighters across West Oxfordshire.

Aerial Shot of Witney

UK Shared Prosperity Funding will help make West Oxfordshire stronger, cleaner and greener

West Oxfordshire District Council has agreed on a number of projects to receive funding from the first year’s (of three years) funding from the Government’s recently announced UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

West Oxfordshire District Council Cabinet 2022

New administration to set priorities for the future of West Oxfordshire

The new administration at West Oxfordshire District Council are due to reach out to residents to help set the Council's priorities as they review the Council’s plan for delivering on behalf of residents.

The Council's Response Hub

Council’s response hub helping the most vulnerable during difficult times

During the Covid-19 pandemic, West Oxfordshire District Council introduced the Council’s response hub that has gone on to help residents access the help they needed when they were not sure where to turn.