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WODC Electric sweeper

Council adopts plan to become carbon neutral by 2030

West Oxfordshire District Council has strengthened its commitment to combatting climate change by releasing a plan aimed at achieving carbon neutrality by 2030.   

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New Nature Recovery Plan reveals ambitious vision for West Oxfordshire’s natural landscape

Nature recovery has been put at the top of West Oxfordshire District Council’s agenda as it agrees its Nature Recovery Plan, which will tackle the climate and ecological emergencies across the district up to 2030. 

Elections 2024

Are you ready for the elections? Voters encouraged to make sure they are registered and have photo ID ahead of May elections

Voters across West Oxfordshire District are being encouraged to make sure they are registered, have applied for postal voting, and applied for identification if needed, ahead of the deadlines so that they can vote in the district council and police and crime commissioner elections on 2 May.

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Residents invited to boost their health and well-being with Move Together

Age is no barrier to taking part in Move Together – a free activity programme that provides support for those dealing with long-term health conditions or experiencing poor mobility. With participants ranging from 25 to 104 years old, the Council is calling on residents to get in touch with its Community Wellbeing team and find out if the programme could benefit them. 

Publica Group

West Oxfordshire District Council ask the Botley West Solar Farm developer to make considerable improvements to their plans

West Oxfordshire District Council has responded to the most recent consultation from the developers of the proposed Botley West Solar Farm setting out multiple areas of concern with the proposal.  

Your Place Your Plan

West Oxfordshire District Council's new Local Plan gears up for next chapter following consultation success

Following a recent public consultation, which received an outstanding community response, the District Council is looking to make swift progress with developing the next stages of the plan for the district's future. 

Youth engagement

Council steps up efforts to improve the lives of young people in West Oxfordshire

West Oxfordshire District Council is set to improve how it engages young people in Council matters and tackle barriers faced by young people, including isolation, and poor access to the opportunities and services available to them. 

Cllr Alaric Smith and Cllr Andy Graham

West Oxfordshire District Council to agree balanced budget amid ‘intense financial pressure’ on Local Government

West Oxfordshire District Council's Executive has agreed a balanced budget for the next financial year as it looks to sensibly manage the impact of increased costs and reduced Government funding on the Council's finances.


Changes to parliamentary boundaries across the West Oxfordshire District to come into effect for next General Election

The Boundary Commission for England has completed a review of Parliamentary constituencies which will impact communities in the West Oxfordshire District at the next General Election. 

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Council pledges almost £30k to projects for the community through Westhive community crowdfunding

Four projects that will benefit communities across West Oxfordshire have received pledges of a share of £29,416 from West Oxfordshire District Council as part of the Council's Westhive community crowdfunding programme.

Witney Christmas Market 2023

Sparkling success as thousands enjoy Marriotts Walk Christmas market

Visitors to Witney embraced the magic of Christmas with thousands of local shoppers visiting the Marriotts Walk Christmas market. The market, held on Friday 8 December to Sunday 10 December, saw a wide range of gifts, food, and drink for sale from local suppliers. The market town shopping centre provided the perfect Christmas setting for families and friends to buy gifts for loved ones before the Christmas break.


Residents to have their say on Car Parking in Burford & Woodstock

Residents and visitors to Guildenford car park in Burford and Hensington Road car park in Woodstock are invited to give their views on these car parks, as West Oxfordshire District Council launches its Car Parking Strategy Consultation. The consultation starts on 15 January and ends on 12 February.