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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).

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Vulnerable residents to be offered Council support in lockdown

A specialist Council team will this week start contacting more than 4,000 ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’ (CEV) residents across the District.

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Bright sparks ensure electric blanket testing carries on

Residents across the District have had their electric blankets tested despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Have your say on key planning document

Council planners want to hear views on a document designed to help inform developers how much they will be required to pay towards infrastructure for new developments in the District.

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Businesses urged to be patient on lockdown grants information

We are aware many business owners will be worried about the financial implications of having to close due to the new lockdown restrictions on Thursday.

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Oxfordshire must play its part to control the virus and save lives

Help will be available to those who need it this winter as the Oxfordshire community comes together to do its bit to control the virus and save lives.


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.