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Government grant backing for Salt Cross housing plans

Salt Cross garden village has been awarded £250,000 in Government funding to help with housing development.


New app set to provide major boost for local businesses

Retailers, restaurants and business owners across the District are being encouraged to sign up to a new customer loyalty app, designed to give their marketing an extra dimension and increase footfall in towns across West Oxfordshire.

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New programme launches to help vulnerable residents move more

A new county-wide programme will support hundreds of residents most affected by Covid-19 to move more and protect their health and wellbeing.

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Businesses to get more support to help them reopen safely

While the reopening of the economy continues, West Oxfordshire District Council officers are continuing to work with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to call and visit local businesses with the team offering help and advice on the safest operating procedures.


English Tourism Week highlights the great tourism economy in West Oxfordshire as businesses look to recover from the pandemic

The West Oxfordshire tourism sector has been highlighted as part of English Tourism Week to help national organisations understand its importance and the impact of Covid-19 as the sector starts to recover from the pandemic

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Great news for swimmers with Woodstock Pool to reopen in July for the summer holidays

Woodstock Pool is due to reopen on 22 July for six weeks over the school holidays so that families can enjoy the brilliant facility over the summer.

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Cash boost for groups helping residents on the road to recovery

Organisations across the District which have been helping people affected by Covid-19 are being awarded thousands of pounds worth of funding.

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New roles and fresh face unveiled in Cabinet reshuffle

West Oxfordshire District Council Leader Michele Mead has appointed her new Cabinet following the local elections.

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Climate competition tree planting prize comes to fruition

Three talented year 8 students from Wood Green School in Witney have been busy planting apple trees, won in a climate change competition held by West Oxfordshire District Council last year. 

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Community litter heroes invited to join the war against rubbish

Community groups looking to take part in this year’s Great British Spring Clean (28 May-13 June) are invited to contact West Oxfordshire District Council if they need help getting rid of their collected bags of litter.

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Inspector appointed to consider Salt Cross garden village proposals

The development of Salt Cross garden village has taken a major step forward with the appointment of a Government inspector to oversee key areas of its planning.

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West Oxfordshire residents to get improved waste service experience

Residents in West Oxfordshire will soon see a more efficient and effective waste collection service following a decision by West Oxfordshire District Council’s Cabinet to invest up to £140k in a new ‘in-cab’ technology system.