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Temporary Road Closure, Milton, Featherbed Lane

Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Temporary Road Closure at Milton, Featherbed Lane

A request has been received from A-Plant Lux Traffic for a temporary road closure to apply to a section of featherbed Lane whilst maintenance works to the mains are carried out.

A temporary Notice is being made to implement the temporary closures and will operate on the 21... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:01 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Road Closure

Letter to EU Citizens (from Vale of White Horse District Council)

An open letter from Cllr Emily Smith to residents and businesses in the Vale of White Horse

Posted: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 09:32 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Free parking in the run up to Christmas

Drivers in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse can benefit from free parking in district council car parks on certain days in December.

The annual free parking tradition is provided by South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils to encourage people to shop locally for their Christmas presents. The free parking days allocated to each area are agreed with the individual town councils... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 09:20 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Notice - Volunteers needed to help set councillors’ allowances

Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire district councils are looking for volunteers to join a joint panel to help set councillors' allowances.

The Independent Remuneration Panel for councillors' allowances consists of up to five members of the public who help determine how much money councillors from both councils receive for their time, while also giving value for money.

Previous panellists have... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 09:18 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Neighbourhood Policing Newsletter 11/11/2019

Priorities
Burglary: This remains a key priority for the team. Our focus is Harwell and Chilton where we have received reports of burglaries where unknown offenders have gained access via the rear of the property. We urge the public to be extra vigilant and report anything suspicious in the area.

Please click here to download our security guide which contains a range of physical and digital security... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 09:14 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

Police and Crime Commissioner newsletter - October 2019

October 2019

Welcome

Welcome to my October newsletter. On Monday 14 October, I was invited to attend PC Harper's funeral procession along with a number of other representatives from Thames Valley Police.

It was an incredibly sad day for Thames Valley Police and our wider communities. PC Harper was a credit to the force and it was extremely poignant to hear the kind words which were said about him. My... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 10:14 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

Pumpkins and garden waste – bin crews will be giving residents a bit of extra help in the coming month

Residents in southern Oxfordshire who recycle food and garden waste will benefit from extra help in the next few weeks.

Hallowe'en usually means lots of leftover pumpkins at the start of November. Any that can't be used in cooking or composting can be collected by the bin crews if left next to the food waste bin.

The pumpkins, like other food waste recycling, is taken to a processing centre in Oxfordshire... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 10:12 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Vale News - October 2019

Vale News - October 2019

£75,000 available for community groups


Local groups in our district can apply for a share of £75,000 as part of our community grant scheme.

If there's a project in your area that would benefit the local community, please encourage them to apply. The grant can help fund capital projects such as initial start-up costs for a new group or activity, improvements to increase the accessibility of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 10:07 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Hand sculpture ‘Reach’ installed on Great Western Park

Hand sculpture ‘Reach’ installed on Great Western Park

A new significant landmark has been installed at the UTC Oxfordshire on Great Western Park in Didcot.

The new sculpture entitled 'Reach' is a 3-metre-high human hand and is the latest addition to the public artworks being displayed on the new development. During the day, the hand will look impressive with its fingers splayed upwards and at night, the artwork will be lit to glow in a range of vibrant... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 09:52 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Press notice - Faringdon, Wantage and Grove residents offered a SafePlace to go

People in Faringdon, Wantage and Grove who are feeling confused, anxious, abused or harassed can seek out a Safe Place where staff are prepared to offer assistance and safety. Safe Places are clearly identified by a distinctive logo displayed in their window.

So far, sixteen locations across the two towns have signed up to the scheme, including Faringdon and Wantage Leisure Centres. A full list of Safe... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 08:43 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

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