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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.

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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.

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Show home opens at new Chipping Norton Extra Care development

Employees at Willow Gardens on Russell Way, and partners in this project celebrated the official opening of its show home last week.

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Win a free Family Annual Pass to Blenheim Palace on LoyalFree

Blenheim Palace is offering the chance to win an annual family pass to the historic attraction for new and existing users of the Love West Oxfordshire LoyalFree app. 

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Standing ovation and glowing tributes for retiring election chief

Keith Butler, West Oxfordshire’s Electoral Returning Officer received a standing ovation at the last full Council meeting and was thanked for his outstanding service to the District.

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Afghan refugee resettlement

Statements from the Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Communities and Housing

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First affordable homes available at Park View

The first phase of affordable housing has become available at Blenheim Estate Homes’ ground-breaking Park View development in Woodstock.

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Residents’ survey on physical activity and leisure in West Oxfordshire

Have your say on the future of leisure services in West Oxfordshire

Climate action

West Oxfordshire leading the way on tackling climate change

West Oxfordshire District Council is pushing forward with plans to tackle the climate emergency across the district, helping to reduce its carbon footprint and working with businesses and communities to protect the environment. 

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‘Grab a jab’ in Witney for 16 and 17 year olds to get protected against COVID-19 (Monday 23 August to Thursday 26 August)

From Monday 23 August anyone aged 16 or 17 can receive a dose of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine at a walk-in clinic in Witney Town Shop, 3 Welch Way, Witney OX28 6JH.