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Test and Trace

New test and trace support payment

The Government has launched a new payment for those on low incomes who unable to work while self-isolating.

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Local tourism boost as Uncover The Cotswolds project awarded Discover England recovery funding

Cotswolds Tourism has today announced it has received funding from VisitEngland for its successful ‘Uncover the Cotswolds’ project.  

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Oxford to Cambridge Arc: a global asset and national investment priority

The Oxford to Cambridge Arc, which the Chancellor of the Exchequer described as a “key economic priority” for the country, has unveiled its bold vision in a prospectus that has been submitted to Government. The Arc’s ambition is to unlock the potential of its assets to create a world-leading innovation economy.

Chippy Larder Founder Rizvana Poole and John Busby, GLL Partnership Manager West Oxfordshire and Chippy Larder Trustee

Chippy Larder flourishing in new home

A community organisation which helps prevent food from going to waste is going from strength to strength after finding a new home.

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Council backs litter heroes to support Keep Britain Tidy campaign

This week sees the launch of Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British September Clean - the national campaign which encourages more of us to get involved in keeping litter off our streets and out of the environment.

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Councillors sanction further council tax support

Residents struggling to pay their council tax are in line to receive further financial support from West Oxfordshire District Council.


Climate Change competition winners announced

A special song and a thought-provoking piece of art have been voted the winners of our Climate Change competition.

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Groups urged to apply for funding for those needing food and financial aid

Voluntary and community organisations such as foodbanks in West Oxfordshire are being encouraged to apply for a special grant to help tackle the effects of Coronavirus on the most vulnerable.

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Key consultation launched for garden village site

Views are being sought on the Area Action Plan (AAP) for Salt Cross garden village.

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Businesses sign up for smoke-free pavement licences

Businesses applying for pavement licences are being encouraged to make them smoke-free zones.

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Council Leader announces he is standing down

Cllr James Mills has revealed he is standing down from his role as Leader of West Oxfordshire District Council.

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Council increases support for energy-efficiency homes in bid to tackle climate change

West Oxfordshire District Council has boosted its commitment to tackling climate change.