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Council focuses on ‘getting money out the door’ to support local businesses

Hundreds of local businesses in West Oxfordshire affected by the national lockdown have applied for financial help from a Government grant scheme run by the council. 

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Carterton kids to ‘light up the town’ with lantern display

The show must go on – that is the message from organisers of the annual Carterton lantern procession.

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Plans for electric vehicle charging points in car parks accelerate

A drive to install electric vehicle charging points in Council-owned car parks has moved up a gear.

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Councillors approve removal of recycling sites to stop anti-social behaviour and fly-tipping

After a comprehensive review, West Oxfordshire District Council is set to remove all of its community recycling sites now that every household has a fortnightly kerbside recycling service.

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Lockdown Support Grant for local businesses goes live on Monday

Local businesses in West Oxfordshire that are affected by the national lockdown will be able to apply for a Support Grant from this Monday (16 Nov).

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Vulnerable residents to be offered Council support in lockdown

A specialist Council team will this week start contacting more than 4,000 ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’ (CEV) residents across the District.

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Bright sparks ensure electric blanket testing carries on

Residents across the District have had their electric blankets tested despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Have your say on key planning document

Council planners want to hear views on a document designed to help inform developers how much they will be required to pay towards infrastructure for new developments in the District.

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Businesses urged to be patient on lockdown grants information

We are aware many business owners will be worried about the financial implications of having to close due to the new lockdown restrictions on Thursday.

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Oxfordshire must play its part to control the virus and save lives

Help will be available to those who need it this winter as the Oxfordshire community comes together to do its bit to control the virus and save lives.


Council aims for new regulations on fireworks

Firework displays should be regulated more effectively to prevent distress to vulnerable people, animals and to avoid environmental damage, councillors have ruled.

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Council backs river pollution petition

Councillors have backed a petition demanding action against the pollution of rivers with sewage by Thames Water.