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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Lucy with volunteers from Nature & Nurture Activities

Local group supporting mental and physical health of Burford residents through growing fresh produce and connecting communities

Nature & Nurture Activities is a new community group in Burford made up of local volunteers who come together at a local allotment to grow plants, flowers, vegetables and fruit to help the community thrive.

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Inspector responds to Area Action Plan for Salt Cross Garden Village

The Planning Inspector has responded to West Oxfordshire District Council on the Area Action Plan (AAP) for Salt Cross Garden Village, paving the way for the plan to be approved and setting the scene for the development to progress.