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Waste services in West Oxfordshire rated ‘good value for money’

West Oxfordshire District Council’s waste contractor, Ubico, has been found to provide ‘good value for money’ for the Council and its residents in a recent report.


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West Oxfordshire District Council to support additional tax on empty and second homes

West Oxfordshire District Council is supporting emerging new government legislation which will increase the council tax payments on empty and second homes with the aim of trying to increase the amount of homes available for local people in the area.

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Inspectors send final response to Area Action Plan for Salt Cross Garden Village

The Planning Inspectors have sent their final report to West Oxfordshire District Council (WODC) on its Area Action Plan (AAP) for Salt Cross Garden Village, which confirms what changes need to be made before the plan can be fully adopted. 

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Are you ready for the elections? Voters encouraged to make sure they are registered and have photo ID ahead of May Local Elections

Voters across West Oxfordshire District are being encouraged to make sure they are registered, have applied for postal voting, and applied for identification if needed, ahead of the deadlines so that they can vote in the local elections on 4 May.

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New community crowdfunding scheme to be launched in West Oxfordshire to fund local community projects

West Oxfordshire District Council’s Executive has agreed to introduce a new community crowdfunding platform for local residents and groups to raise money for local projects with the council contributing funding to projects using the platform.

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Woodstock Outdoor Pool to open during summer holidays with improved activities for local residents

West Oxfordshire District Council is changing the opening dates of Woodstock Outdoor Pool to coincide with the school holidays for 2023, with additional activities put on during the holidays to provide more for local residents and visitors to do over the summer months.


West Oxfordshire District Council agrees budget plans as inflation costs hit local services

West Oxfordshire District Council has agreed its budget for the next financial year as the Council looks to manage the increased costs of inflation to continue to deliver local services and invest in the district.

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Council flies the flag to observe LGBT History Month

West Oxfordshire District Council is observing LGBT History Month by flying the LGBT flag on its Council buildings at Woodgreen in Witney. 

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£623,831 to prevent homelessness in West Oxfordshire

West Oxfordshire District Council will use the £623,831 Homelessness Prevention Grant to reduce the need for expensive short-term, emergency accommodation and minimise uncertainty for individuals and families.

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Planning application process improved to help tackle the climate emergency and plan for a greener future

The planning application process has been updated by the West Oxfordshire District Council to ensure any new applications better consider the local environment and biodiversity of their area; while also making the process more user-friendly for residents.

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West Oxfordshire to receive £1,000,000 from UK Shared Prosperity Fund

West Oxfordshire District Council has been allocated funding from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) as part of the government’s Levelling Up Agenda. The grant will build communities, support local businesses and improve employment and skill-building opportunities.