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More than a thousand new trees to be planted in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth

Over 1,300 trees are being planted across West Oxfordshire through the collaborative efforts of the District Council and local volunteer groups to celebrate the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative. Launched last year to honour the now late Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee, the project encourages individuals and communities across the UK to plant more trees to create a lasting living legacy for generations to come.

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Sold out Waterways Day causes waves in West Oxfordshire

West Oxfordshire District Council’s first Waterways Day was a great success with talks from groups and service providers sold out and over 140 people attending across the day.

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Festive fun for all the family

Residents invited to enjoy the festive season at a series of Christmas themed events in the district

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District Council to investigate solar to cut reliance on fossil fuels

West Oxfordshire District Council’s Cabinet has agreed to explore the benefits of installing rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on its buildings to deliver on the Council’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address climate change, as well as reducing energy costs. 

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Council moves to strengthen sports provision for residents in West Oxfordshire

West Oxfordshire District Council’s Cabinet moved to protect the future of pitch sports with the adoption of its Playing Pitch Strategy, which will help communities secure the provision of facilities to support rugby, football and cricket and other pitch sports in the future.


West Oxfordshire District Council continues to support Covid-19 booster programme as winter approaches

West Oxfordshire District Council is increasing its support for the NHS booster programme by offering extended use of its Elmfield Offices in Witney to provide space for booster vaccines to be given over the coming months as winter grips the district and the risk of increased Covid-19 cases rises.

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Cabinet back on tour in Chipping Norton

West Oxfordshire District Council’s Cabinet is on tour again this month as they take their 16 November cabinet meeting to Town Hall Lower Room, Chipping Norton, to engage residents in their decision making process. 

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Council expresses disappointment at Planning Inspector decision on zero carbon homes for Salt Cross

West Oxfordshire District Council has made a representation to the Planning Inspector expressing its disappointment at the request for the Council to modify its zero-carbon policy for Salt Cross Garden Village. 

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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).