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Press notice - Taxi driver prosecuted for refusing to take a passenger’s guide dog

A taxi driver who refused to take a passenger with a guide dog in Abingdon has been ordered to pay nearly £600 after he was successfully prosecuted by Vale of White Horse District Council.

Tahir Murad, 45, of Cullerne Close in Abingdon, pleaded guilty to breaching equality legislation and was fined £300 and ordered to pay a contribution of £250 towards the prosecution costs and a £30... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:33 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Press release - Didcot Garden Town continues to move forward and received £218 million investment

The nominated Didcot Garden Town Advisory Board met on 11 March to discuss the proposed operation and structure of the board and the three sounding boards it will be setting up.

The separate sounding boards will consist of a:

  • a parish council board, to include parishes within the garden town area of influence,
  • a business sounding board made up by representatives from local business based in the vicinity... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:29 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Didcot Garden Town

Press notice - New housing project for vulnerable homeless peoplelaunched with Oxfordshire Mind

New housing project for vulnerable homeless people launched with Oxfordshire Mind

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have funded a new housing project for homeless vulnerable people run by Oxfordshire Mind.

Initially a trial for a 12-month period, the accommodation is available for people who are from southern Oxfordshire and who have a history of rough sleeping and mental health... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:36 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC Press notice

DIDCOT from Village to Garden Town - A Talk - Tuesday 9th April 2019

DIDCOT from Village to Garden Town - A Talk - Tuesday 9th April 2019

The South Oxfordshire district committee of CPRE invites you to:

DIDCOT from Village to Garden Town – A talk about Didcot's past, its future and its impact on surrounding settlements & countryside.

By David Taylor – Didcot Historical Society & Andrew Down – South Oxfordshire District Council

Tuesday 9th April, 2019

at Didcot Baptist Church, 43 Wantage Road, Dicot, OX11 0BS https://www.didcotbaptist.org.uk/... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 12:05 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Didcot Garden Town

Helicopter Landing - 18th March 2019

Helicopter Landing - 18th March 2019

Milton Parish Council have Redrow to land a helicopter on the sportsfield (Milton Heights) on:

Monday 18th March 2019

Approximate landing time 16.00hrs

The

Please contact clerk@milton-pc.gov.uk if you have any queries or concerns

Posted: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:36 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Helicopter

Local elections 2019 - information from Vale of White Horse District Council

Information for candidates and agents
Those wishing to stand in the local elections on 2 May have until 4pm on Wednesday 3 April to submit their nomination forms - for more information see our page for candidates and agents.

We'll publish the names of the candidates standing for election on Thursday 4 April, when the nomination period has ended. This will be available on our elections pages from 4pm... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:33 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Vale of White Horse - Elections 2019

Police & Crime Bulletin March 2019

Police & Crime Bulletin March 2019

March 2019

  • PCC awards funding for Early Intervention Youth Project
  • Rural crime week
  • How Thames Valley are tackling knife crime
  • Sign up for Thames Valley alerts
  • Thames Valley PCC is recruiting
  • Click to view my video online...

PCC awards £800,000 funding to tackle youth violence and knife crime

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) has awarded £800,000 to 14 organisations across the Thames Valley... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:07 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

Announcement in Spring Statement

Announcement in Spring Statement

You may have heard about our work to support the recent bid from Oxfordshire County Council to the government for funding infrastructure to support the housing growth in our district.

It was announced at today's Spring Statement that we have been successful and will receive funding from the government's Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF). Our bid was related to four major transport schemes for the southern... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:23 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Free business course comes to Berinsfield

People looking to start up a new business, or make the most of an existing one, have a great opportunity to do just that in Berinsfield this April.

From Monday 29 April to Friday 3 May, the PopUp Business School team will be helping new and established businesses get going and to kick-start a business the right way.

Sponsored by South Oxfordshire District Council and The Berin Centre, an intensive course... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:03 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Neighbourhood Policing Newsletter 12/03/2019

Neighbourhood Policing Newsletter 12/03/2019

Here is the latest update from the Wantage area Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Priorities
Burglary: Burglary remains a priority for Thames Valley Police and patrols continue in targeted areas. Over the last month we have seen a decrease in residential burglaries but have had two reports of sheds and garages broken into and push bikes stolen. Please remember to secure all bikes and consider extra security... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 11:15 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

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