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Cllr Alaa Al-Yousuf at Hanborough Station

Full steam ahead for station masterplan

A masterplan for the redevelopment of Hanborough Station is on track after a £15,000 cash injection was approved by councillors.

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Ultrafast broadband delivered to more than 10,000 properties in the District

More than 10,000 rural homes and businesses in West Oxfordshire now have access to ultrafast full-fibre internet, providing them with some of the fastest broadband speeds in the world.

Cllr Toby Morris at Woodford Way car park 2

Residents and businesses urged to be patient as Covid-19 test centre is built in Witney

An NHS Covid-19 testing centre is to be built in Witney to improve support for residents.

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‘Council Calling’ campaign successfully makes contact with thousands of ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’ residents

West Oxfordshire District Council has successfully completed the task of checking-in with thousands of vulnerable residents to see how they have coped during the lockdown.

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Cotswolds Tourism leads the way in helping tourism businesses recover from Covid-19

Cotswolds Tourism is offering tourism businesses the chance to become bookable online as part of a major new initiative. 

Chipping Norton Theatre John Terry

Lights, sound, action! Theatre set for major upgrade thanks to Council grant

The show will go on at Chipping Norton Theatre, especially as its lighting and sound systems are set for a major upgrade.

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Discretionary support grant for locked-down businesses goes live from Monday

A new scheme to support local businesses affected by the national lockdown (5 Nov-2 Dec) is set to go live from 9am on Monday.

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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. 

Ted Foster with lantern kits

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).