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Welcome to Didcot Garden Town!

Welcome to Didcot Garden Town!

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Back in October 2017, we published our Delivery Plan to help us plan how to deliver the Garden Town. This important document was based on extensive consultation with the community and stakeholders throughout 2016-2017.
The document includes a masterplan and identifies 64 projects that guides how the town will develop up to 2031... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 13:30 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Didcot Garden Town

Updated Government Guidance on access to green spaces

Updated Government Guidance on access to green spaces

The government's priority is to save lives and the best way to protect yourself and others from illness is to stay at home.

However, exercise is still important for people's physical and mental wellbeing, so the government has said people can leave their homes for exercise once a day.

Please use the following guidance in order to stay safe:

  • stay local and use open spaces near to your home where possible... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 13:17 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Milton Parish Council

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Milton Parish Council

What a sobering and grounding thing we have all been through this week.

This has been an incredibly trying time for everyone and as much pressure and stress we may feel, let us take a moment to consider the enormous pressure and burden that we place on the brave NHS workers.

We are experiencing an unprecedented and fast moving crisis, we will get through this with kindness, empathy and helping each other.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:10 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Coronavirus

Support for people struggling financially due to the Coronavirus pandemic

Support for people struggling financially due to the Coronavirus pandemic

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are putting a range of measures in place to help people who are being affected financially by the Coronavirus pandemic, including support for individuals and for businesses.

Support for individuals - council tax

Hardship fund for people on Council Tax Reduction

The government... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:08 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Coronavirus

Oxfordshire hand it back COVID-19 campaign

Oxfordshire hand it back COVID-19 campaign

Oxfordshire hand it back COVID-19campaign

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:07 by Joanne Myers

Tags: NHS

South and Vale district councils launch online form to help businesses access government grants

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are committed to supporting all local businesses and have launched an online form to help them apply for small business and retail grants.

Businesses in South Oxfordshire, can find the form and more details via the South website and businesses in the Vale of White Horse can access the information via the Vale website.

The two councils are working... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 16:08 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Road Closures: A34 Drayton (Oxfordshire) – Amendment to Layby

A34 Drayton (Oxfordshire) – Amendment to Layby

Essential maintenance and safety improvements are currently taking place along the A34 in Oxfordshire.

Most of the work to date has been undertaken using overnight lane closures only, however there are activities in April which will require the A34 northbound carriageway to be fully closed from the A4130 Milton Interchange (Didcot) to the Marcham Interchange... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 16:07 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Road Closure

Message from Chief Inspector

Message from Chief Inspector Matt Bullivant Deputy Lpa Commander of South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse

I understand that this is a difficult and worrying time for a lot people as we all make significant adjustments to our daily lives to follow the measures set out by the government. These measures have been put in place to stop the spread of the virus, protect the NHS and save lives.

You will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:39 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

Councils suspend kerbside collections of small electrical items, textiles and batteries

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have suspended their kerbside service collecting small electrical items, batteries and textiles for recycling.

This is because the recycling centres for these items are unable to accept them for processing as staff shortages due to illness and social distancing has meant work at these centres cannot continue as it did before the Coronavirus... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 08:47 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Police and Crime Commissioner newsletter - March 2020

Welcome

Welcome to my March newsletter.

The situation over Coronavirus changes on a daily basis. In the last few weeks it has been announced that the PCC elections, due to take place in May, have been postponed for a year. I shall, therefore, be remaining in post until May 2021, with Matthew Barber continuing as my deputy.

The Government, with the support of Opposition parties, and on the basis of the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 17:40 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

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