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West Oxfordshire District Council to offer free online Covid resilience business courses

West Oxfordshire District Council is offering free online training courses to help local businesses remain Covid resilient as restrictions ease.

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West Oxfordshire District Council drops kerbside collections for engine oil and car batteries due to low demand

West Oxfordshire District Council will no longer pick up engine oil from the kerbside for recycling with immediate effect, as it remains focused on providing a value for money waste service, which responds to the needs of its residents. 


Welch Way Witney office to close for Refurbishment

Improvements to town centre office begin shortly. 


Funding for Housing First community housing project to continue

Funding continues for supporting people with complex personal issues who have been homeless for a long time or who have had issues in sustaining accommodation.

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West Oxfordshire District Council extends support for housing for young people

Further support for "Our House" project from West Oxfordshire District Council

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Council launches ‘Be Kind to your Mind’ campaign to help residents improve wellbeing

Throughout the year 2022, the ‘Be Kind to Your Mind’ campaign will shine a light on mental health, focussing on ways residents can improve mental health and wellbeing through self-help techniques and recognise the services which are providing invaluable support across West Oxfordshire.


Council provides free training and support for West Oxfordshire Voluntary and Community Groups

Voluntary and community groups will benefit from free training to help them improve and thrive as West Oxfordshire District Council launches a series of monthly online workshops. 

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Rented properties with the poorest energy ratings targeted as part of campaign to end cold and damp homes

Landlords will be given the opportunity to bring any domestic rented property, failing to meet the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), up to the legal requirement as part of a three month campaign by West Oxfordshire District Council targeting properties in the district with the worst energy performance ratings.

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Little change for waste collections in West Oxfordshire over Christmas and New Year

Residents in West Oxfordshire district will see no change to their rubbish, food waste and recycling collection days over the forthcoming Christmas and New Year break, although the garden waste service will be temporarily suspended. 

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Fly tippers fined £400 following reports from the public

A fixed penalty notice has been issued to illegal fly tippers following members of the public witnessing and reporting the crime and an investigation by West Oxfordshire District Council officers

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Housing schemes Lavender Place in Bampton and Blenheim Court in Carterton are well under way

The on-going redevelopment of the two former Cottsway housing schemes is now well underway, with new, modern apartments offering larger living spaces and eco-friendly features taking shape.

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Council supports inter-generational arts project

Theatre Chipping Norton has received funding for a community public art project that cuts across generations.