Garden waste collections to return to fortnightly collections

The garden waste service will return to its normal fortnightly collections from next week.

The normal garden waste collection schedule in Vale will resume on 25 October and so from that day onwards, customers can put their brown garden waste bins out on their normal collection day in their recycling week every fortnight.

As mentioned last month, to make up for the disruption to the service we are extending... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 14:29 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Garden Waste

Wantage Library Events in October Half Term

Harry Potter Trail – 22nd – 30th October - Follow the trail of Harry Potter posters that we have hidden in Wantage! Spot them all and decode the hidden message to be entered in our fantastic Prize Draw! It's free to enter, and trail maps will be available to pick up from Wantage Library!

Halloween Crafts – Wednesday 27th October – 9.30am – 10.30am or 11am – 12pm -... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:22 by Liz Cruse

Tags: School Holidays

Temporary Road Closure - Pembroke Lane January 2022

A temporary Notice is being made to implement the temporary closures and will operate on 11 January 2022. This will operate between 09:30 and 15:30.

Access will be maintained for emergency service vehicles and for those frontages within the closure area, subject to the progress of the works and liaison with the works supervisor.

Posted: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 12:40 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Road Closure

A34 Didcot (Milton Interchange) – New road sign

A34 Didcot (Milton Interchange) – New road sign

We'll shortly be replacing the existing Advance Directional Sign, located on the approach to the A34 southbound exit slip road at the A4130 Milton Interchange. We'll also be repairing the edge of carriageway along the southbound exit slip road.

We're removing 'Chilton' and 'Harwell Campus' place names from the signs, so road users take advantage of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 13:58 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Road Closure

Garden Waste Collections - Restart

Please see below, letter going out to all Garden Waste Customers in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse:

Dear Garden Waste Customer

Firstly, please accept our sincere apologies for the disruption to your garden waste service this summer.

We are pleased to share the news that we have agreed a temporary arrangement with Biffa that will enable us to begin collecting garden waste again from 27 September.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 10:30 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Garden Waste

UPDATE: A34 Drayton (Oxfordshire) – Layby Improvements

We wrote to you back in June 2021 to announce work to convert the old Drayton slip road into an official standard layby.

Work is now progressing well, however due to the extensive clearance of hazardous material and additional earthworks required for the new layby, we are now expecting work to be completed around Saturday 16 October 2021.

Narrow lanes and the reduced speed limit will remain in place... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 11:33 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Road improvements

Consultation - OP2050 What Future Do We Want?

The consultation on the Oxfordshire 2050 Plan (Reg 18 Part 2) is running until 8 October. This consultation will be critical in setting the growth targets and areas for growth for the county for the next generation.

Need not Greed Oxfordshire believes that all the growth options presented are excessive and that

➜ the need is not for more housing, but for more affordable housing;

➜ focusing so much... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 10:16 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Consultation

Oxford-Cambridge Arc public consultation

Thursday, 2 September 2021 Dear Parish Councillor, Re: Oxford-Cambridge Arc public consultation – closes on 12 October 2021 On 20th July, central government published a consultation to engage with local communities about the future of the Oxford-Cambridge Arc, seeking views to help shape a vision for the Spatial Framework. It's about this consultation that we write today, as we urgently want... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 10:13 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Consultation

Garden waste service update (Vale of White Horse District Council)

We regret to inform you that garden waste collections in our districts will remain paused at this time to ensure we can continue to provide core waste collections – rubbish, recycling and food – without major disruptions.

The garden waste service was suspended last month due to our contractor, Biffa, struggling with the national shortage of HGV drivers, and during that time we have been... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Sep 2021 17:38 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Garden Waste

County libraries set to return to pre-pandemic opening hours

Residents of Oxfordshire can look forward to the return of pre-pandemic opening hours at the county's libraries from Monday, 6 September.

During the pandemic, hours were reduced to allow additional safety measures to be monitored by staff. As these have been eased over the past few months, evening and Saturday opening hours can be restored.

Mark Haynes, Director for Customer Experience and Cultural Services,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Sep 2021 17:32 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Library

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