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Community Activity Grants

Council supports local community groups across the district to address cost of living challenges

Twenty four community support groups in West Oxfordshire have been awarded a total of £27,840 from the Council’s Community Activity Grant to assist them in supporting vulnerable community members most affected by the cost of living crisis.


Work is happening to assess ways we can reduce Carterton Leisure Centre’s carbon footprint.

West Oxfordshire District Council is looking into replacing Carterton Leisure Centre’s gas boilers with low carbon heating, such as air source heat pumps, and installing solar PV to significantly reduce carbon emissions

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Expanding electric fleet will help keep towns green and clean

The job of keeping the towns of Carterton and Woodstock clean will be greener following the purchase of two new fully electric street sweepers by West Oxfordshire District Council as the authority strives for greater sustainability to benefit the local environment and the communities it serves.

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Electoral Commission subject to cyber-attack

The Electoral Commission has been the subject of a complex cyber-attack, it has announced on 9th August 2023. West Oxfordshire District Council’s systems have not been affected by the data breach.

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Sports Direct opening at Marriotts Walk Witney

Sports Direct Europe’s biggest retailer of sports and fitness footwear, clothing and equipment is to open in September at Marriotts Walk Witney.

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Council warns people to check with planning department before purchasing land

West Oxfordshire District Council is warning potential buyers of land in West Oxfordshire to do proper checks before purchasing land.

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Further support for 'Our House' project will combat homelessness and offer assistance to young people

West Oxfordshire District Council (WODC) is continuing its support for the 'Our House' project, which provides independent living and employment-seeking support to single under-35s across the district.

Homelessness Prevention

Council able to provide more support for refugee guests and those facing homelessness in the district

West Oxfordshire District Council will continue its commitment to homelessness prevention by providing more support to Ukrainian individuals, families, and other refugee groups in finding permanent homes.

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

West Oxfordshire District Council has responded to the Scoping Report submitted by the developers of the proposed Botley West Solar Farm which sets out what elements of the local environment the developer is considering as part of their proposal.

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West Oxfordshire homes benefit from Sustainable Warmth energy-saving upgrades

Over 20 low-income homes in West Oxfordshire will be warmer this winter and cheaper to run as a result of £217,000 worth of energy-saving measures, installed and paid for through the government-backed Sustainable Warmth grant.

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Dive into summer at Woodstock Open Air Pool!

Preparations have been in full swing at Woodstock Open Air Pool for its summer opening on Saturday 22 July.


Nature and climate community action gets the Greenlight!

Residents and communities looking for more ways to live a greener life will be able join others to exchange ideas, and work together to take climate and nature action as West Oxfordshire District Council launches its first dynamic online hub, Greenlight.