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Council awards community grants to support local projects and community groups

Voluntary sector organisations across the District are set to be awarded key grant funding from the Council to help support them in delivering support for local communities. The Council is distributing £187,851 to 13 local groups and projects.

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West Oxfordshire District Council calls for more consideration to rural travel options in county transport plans

West Oxfordshire District Council is calling for stronger recognition of the transport challenges faced by rural communities in a future planning document for transport across Oxfordshire.

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West Oxfordshire residents invited to put their best foot forward for the Big Bag litter challenge

The Great British Spring Clean - Keep Britain Tidy's flagship event - gets underway next week (25 March to 10 April) and residents in West Oxfordshire are invited to join the army of volunteers from across the country who will be cleaning up around where they live, to protect the environment and rid streets of litter.

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Council’s Climate Action Biannual Report reveals positive action against climate change

The Council’s latest climate action biannual report shared at full council includes the results of the Land Management Plan community engagement exercise; the launch of its hedgehog highways campaign; and news of its carbon account with progress towards its target of carbon neutral. 

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West Oxfordshire District Council prepares to issue £150 Council Tax Rebate to eligible households

West Oxfordshire District Council has now received guidance from the Government on how to distribute the Government’s Energy Bills Rebate scheme. Residents who pay their Council Tax by direct debit will be among the first to receive payments in April 2022.

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West Oxfordshire District Council awards £7,000 in community activity grants across the District

14 community projects have benefitted from grants of up to £500 to support projects that foster community cohesion, build relationships and organise activities that benefit residents’ health and wellbeing across the district.

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3920 parents and children got their skates on in West Oxfordshire

Nearly 4,000 residents took to the ice for free in the district thanks to Love West Oxfordshire

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Council approves budget to continue to deliver high value, quality local services

West Oxfordshire District Councillors have now approved the budget for the coming financial year, as the council continues to balance delivering excellent services, against a challenging financial situation.

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Council wins funding to bring forward net zero carbon homes

West Oxfordshire District Council has been awarded £78,000 in funding to bring forward a planning application for Council owned land for eight affordable net zero carbon homes in Chipping Norton.