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Cold households to benefit from £1m Sustainable Warmth funding

Free loft insulation, solar panels and low-carbon heating are just some of the energy-efficiency measures that are currently on offer to West Oxfordshire’s low-income households to help make their homes warmer, healthier and ultimately cheaper to run as part of a Government-backed scheme.

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Council welcomes Youth Champion

West Oxfordshire District Council has welcomed 20-year-old kickboxing champion, India Mae, as their new Youth Champion.

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Residents encouraged to squash food waste as Halloween draws near

Halloween is less than a week away and with an estimated 22 million pumpkins - worth £32 million - expected to be wasted this year, West Oxfordshire District Council is inviting residents to make the most of this particularly versatile autumn fruit.

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Rural businesses invited to submit ideas for future funding

Businesses in rural locations in West Oxfordshire are being invited to submit ideas for projects to be potentially funded from a £716,216 pot of funding from the Rural England Prosperity Fund (REPF).

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Council affirms full support for the Climate and Ecology Bill

West Oxfordshire District Council passed a motion to show its full support for the Government’s Climate and Ecology Bill at a meeting of Full Council last night, Wednesday 19 October 2022.

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Residents invited to attend Waterways Day

Residents of West Oxfordshire are invited to attend Waterways Day which will take place on Friday 18 November from 9.30 to 17:30 at West Oxfordshire District Council offices at Woodgreen, Witney.

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West Oxfordshire District Council provides funding to local organisations helping people through the cost of living crisis

West Oxfordshire District Council has opened up a new grants scheme for local organisations to apply for up to £1000 of funding to support their work helping local residents through the cost of living crisis.

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Partnership councils call on Government to do more for Ukraine guests

Three councils who work in partnership to deliver local services are calling on the Government to do more to support the Homes for Ukraine scheme. This Government scheme, set up earlier this year, currently only covers 12 months, with councils left to support the guests and hosts thereafter.

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West Oxfordshire residents encouraged to check before they chuck to cut household recycling contamination

Residents living in West Oxfordshire are asked to check the suitability of their waste for recycling before it goes in the blue-lidded wheeled bin or, in the case of glass, the black kerbside box, as the District Council lends its voice to this year’s national Recycle Week (17-23 October).

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What should housebuilders help to provide in West Oxfordshire? Views sought on developer contributions

Residents will be asked how new housing developments in their area can make a positive contribution to the quality of life for communities, as West Oxfordshire launches a consultation to find out what people think should be funded on the ground in the district. 

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Statement from Councillor Andy Graham, Leader of West Oxfordshire District Council on the recent decisions around Expressions of Interest for Investment Zones in the county

"Investment in our local area is something West Oxfordshire District Council is always looking to generate but it has to be the right type of investment.

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Residents invited to share their best snaps of West Oxfordshire to showcase the district

Residents of West Oxfordshire District Council are being invited to take part in a photo competition to help the council refresh the photographs within the public areas of the council buildings, website and other areas to show the district in its best light.