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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.

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Council backs comprehensive Carbon Action Plan

A major plan designed to cut carbon emissions to zero at West Oxfordshire District Council has been agreed by councillors.

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Oxford officially moved to ‘high’ COVID alert level as cases continue to rise

Oxford will be moved into the government’s ‘high’ or tier 2 alert level after a further rise in cases of COVID-19 – meaning that the city’s residents will need to abide by new rules from Saturday 31 October.

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Councillors approve plan to build back after the pandemic

A comprehensive blueprint outlining how the Council will oversee the recovery of the District from the Covid-19 pandemic has been approved by councillors.

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Cllr Michele Mead appointed new Leader of the Council

Cllr Michele Mead has been unveiled as the new Leader of West Oxfordshire District Council.

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New fly-tipping reporting service goes live

Residents will be able to report fly-tips more easily thanks to an improved service from West Oxfordshire District Council.


Avoid waste horror – recycle your pumpkin after Halloween

Residents are being urged not to let their Halloween pumpkins go to waste.

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Oxfordshire close to ‘high’ COVID-19 alert level

Residents are being advised to be extra vigilant, particularly over half-term, as cases of coronavirus continue to spread across the county.

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Help at hand to keep you warm and help tackle climate change this winter

Temperatures are falling as autumn kicks in so there’s never been a better time to make your home warmer while saving money and cutting carbon emissions.

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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.