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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.

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Council to explore options to improve the local leisure, health and wellbeing offer for residents

West Oxfordshire District Council will be conducting a study to look at the leisure services within the district and how the council can help improve the health and wellbeing of residents.


New Local Plan takes shape with next steps agreed

West Oxfordshire District Council’s Executive has agreed the next stage of developing the district’s new Local Plan, with further consultation taking place in late summer this year. 

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Cherished local amenity improvements agreed

Kilkenny Lane Park in Carterton, which receives 100,000 visitors a year, will undergo improvements and maintenance work later this year, as the Executive at West Oxfordshire District Council approve over £80,000 of Section 106 funding for the works. 

Chipping Norton Leisure Centre to undergo roof improvements

Chipping Norton Leisure Centre to undergo roof improvements

The green light for essential roof improvements at Chipping Norton's popular leisure centre was given by the Council’s Executive last week. The investment in the new roofing will ensure the facility remains fit-for-purpose for decades to come.


Council Announces Transfer of Ownership of Playparks to Witney Town Council

West Oxfordshire District Council is delighted to announce the beginning of the process to transfer ownership of several playparks to Witney Town Council. The move aims to enhance the management and development of these cherished community spaces, ensuring their continued improvement for the residents of Witney and West Oxfordshire.

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West Oxfordshire District Council adopts new approach to developer contributions

West Oxfordshire District Council has put forward its ‘Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document’ for adoption at Full Council in July. The document outlines how developer contributions will mitigate the impact of new housing development in the district. 

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West Oxfordshire District Council chamber to be updated to make new community space

West Oxfordshire District Council is due to refit its Council Chamber as part of its ongoing approach to improve accessibility to local residents, improve services and make the council operations more efficient.

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West Oxfordshire District Council launch second phase of cost of living community grant

West Oxfordshire District Council is relaunching its Community Activity Grant scheme, aimed at providing support to not-for-profit community groups in West Oxfordshire who are working to support residents through the ongoing cost of living crisis.