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Appeal For Witnesses Following Robbery In Wantage

Appeal For Witnesses Following Robbery In Wantage

Between 12.30pm and 1pm on Sunday (2/8) the victim, a 15-year-old boy, was walking down the alley way between The Wharf and Kings Wharf when he noticed a group of people behind him. One of the men from the group cycled their bike into the victim's leg causing him to fall to the floor. Another man from the group stole his wallet and phone whilst he was on the floor.

The offenders cycled off towards the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 09:39 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

Temporary Footpath Closure - Sutton Courtenay, Footpath299/1

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Temporary Footpath Closure at Sutton Courtenay, Footpath 299/1

In the interests of public safety it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close a short section of Footpath 299/1 to facilitate footpath improvement works.

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is being made to implement the temporary closure... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 09:16 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Road Closure

Press release - Exciting new amphitheatre being built for Chiltonvillage community

Press release - Exciting new amphitheatre being built for Chiltonvillage community

Exciting new amphitheatre being built for Chilton village community

Released 4 August 2020

Residents living in Chilton will soon have their own impressive amphitheatre for local shows and performances.

Chilton Parish Council applied for funds collected by Vale of White Horse District Council from developer contributions for public art as part of an agreement to build new homes in the village. The parish... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 09:14 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Police & Crime Bulletin July 2020

Police & Crime Bulletin July 2020

July 2020

  • Three men convicted of the manslaughter of PC Harper
  • Face masks - a big thank you!
  • Victims First launch domestic abuse campaign
  • HMICFRS State of policing - Thames Valley rated GOOD
  • £807,000 awarded to support victims of abuse
  • Virtual policing and crime discussion event in August
  • Let me know your views on crime in your area

Watch my latest video update and find more on my YouTube channel.

Three... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:30 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

residents urged to follow social distancing to avoid local control measures

residents urged to follow social distancing to avoid local control measures

Oxford residents urged to follow social distancing to avoid local control measures

Oxford residents are being urged to help stop the spread of coronavirus as the number of cases in the city increases.

Over the most recent week up to 24 July, the number of new cases in Oxford has risen approximately threefold to 31. The majority of these new cases has been in East Oxford.

Oxfordshire's Director of Public... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:26 by Joanne Myers

Tags: OCC

First Ever National Impact Survey Launched By Neighbourhood Watch

First Ever National Impact Survey Launched By Neighbourhood Watch

We are delighted to launch the first ever Neighbourhood Watch Impact Survey.
This is a survey open to all members of the public including our supporters and members and we are asking our partners to share across their public networks. It will enable us to look at how Neighbourhood Watch impacts in our communities and identify the concerns surrounding crime, fear of crime and the increase in neighbourliness... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:18 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Neighbourhood Watch

Press release - Possible future for Old Abbey House

Press release - Possible future for Old Abbey House

Possible new future for Old Abbey House

Released 31 July 2020

Vale of White Horse District Council is looking to work with the Abingdon community to seek a viable future for Old Abbey House.

The district council no longer needs the house in Abbey Close and is looking for a new owner. The council will test the property market to see if there are likely to be any potential buyers and, in parallel, is in... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:16 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

TTRO (T8047) Temporary Road Closure, Abingdon, B4017, Abingdon Road& Drayton Road

Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Temporary Road Closure at Abingdon, B4017 Abingdon Road and Drayton Road

A request has been received from Agetur UK Ltd for a temporary road closure to apply to a section of the B4017 Abingdon and Drayton Roads whilst surface planing, resurfacing and white lining works are carried out.

A temporary Notice is being made to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 08:00 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Road Closure

District council update - Wednesday 22 July

District council update – Wednesday 22 July

The new Corporate Plan

We want to know what people think we, as district councils, should focus on over the coming years.

District councillors in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse are putting together plans for the future of their respective districts and they want everyone living and working here to have their say.

Maybe we should be working... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 20:06 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Playground's remain closed

Playground's remain closed

The Government has announced that in England children's playgrounds are allowed to open from 4th July 2020.

On the 26th June, the Government produced guidance for managing playgrounds and outdoor gyms.

It is important that playgrounds are suitably safe for use and have effective inspection and maintenance regime in place prior to opening.

Playgrounds are a valuable community asset that provide children... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 12:25 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Playgrounds

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