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Notification of Roadworks: A34 Drayton (Oxfordshire) – Layby Improvements

A34 Drayton (Oxfordshire) – Layby Improvements

Located off the A34 near Drayton, is an area which was previously constructed as part of an old Drayton slip road, but is now used as an unofficial layby.

We plan to convert this area into an official standard layby by carrying out major reconstruction to the embankment. Work will also involve:

  • realigning the verges;
  • updating the safety barrier;
  • installing... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 20:22 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Highways

“Move together” launched across Oxfordshire to help vulnerable residents

Embargoed until Tuesday 8 June 2021

A new county-wide programme "Move Together" has launched today and will support hundreds of Oxfordshire residents most affected by Covid-19 to move more and protect their health and wellbeing.

The Move Together initiative received a total of £362,975 from the Contain Outbreak Management Fund and Active Oxfordshire will be co-ordinating it. South Oxfordshire and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 20:20 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Ox All In - Friday 4th June 2021

Ox All In - Friday 4th June 2021

Read on for:

  • Here for Health online health chat – Thursday 10th June
  • How to guides for patients attending appointments online
  • InterAct Stroke Support
  • Alzheimer's Research Thames Valley event
  • Eating Well for Less workshop - SIGN UP TODAY
  • COVID rates almost triple in Oxfordshire
  • Oxfordshire firefighters virtual school visits
  • Join the walk to school challenge
  • Keep up to date through our Facebook group
  • Link... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 20:14 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Oxfordshire All In

We’d like to say a big “thank you” to all the volunteers across southern Oxfordshire

We’d like to say a big “thank you” to all the volunteers across southern Oxfordshire

Released 27 May 2021

The leaders of South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have offered their thanks and gratitude to the thousands of volunteers across both districts ahead of volunteers' week.

During the 37th annual Volunteers' Week, which takes place from the 1-7 June, the councils will be taking the "time to say thanks" and highlighting the invaluable contribution volunteers... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 May 2021 19:46 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Didcot Garden Town - Newsletter - May 2021 Edition

Didcot Garden Town - Newsletter - May 2021 Edition

Didcot Garden Town


Our last Advisory Board was held virtually on 26 April.

During the meeting, we reported on our meanwhile projects and annual report - more on that below.

Advisory Board

Our latest Parish Council Sounding Board was held on 29 March.

During the meeting we held several polls including the idea of a walking and cycling infrastructure project.

Here's the results . . .

Watch the full meeting... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 May 2021 19:43 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Didcot Garden Town

Financial support available for residents in need in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse

Released 25 May 2021

The last year has been tough for many residents across Oxfordshire due to the pandemic. Households have been hit financially by redundancies and furlough and have found themselves with a day to day struggle to afford food and manage the costs of fuel bills.

Throughout the year South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have been providing supporting via government... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 May 2021 15:58 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Oxfordshire All In - Bulletin 24th May 2021

Oxfordshire All In - Bulletin 24th May 2021

Read on for:

  • Youth in Mind - three events for you to enjoy
  • Age of Creativity Festival
  • GP's offering more face-to-face appointments
  • The winners from the Health & Care Hero awards
  • Watchdog on our dental services
  • Scams imitating Royal Mail
  • Framing Oxford Project and Film
  • Age UK's creative activities
  • Keep up to date through our Facebook group
  • Link to all previous CSG Bulletins here.
Lots of love Oxfordshire!... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 May 2021 18:40 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Oxfordshire All In

Distribution S-14(2) NOTICE - T9009 - Milton, Trenchard Avenue

Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Temporary Road Closure at - Milton, Trenchard Avenue

A request has been received from ASHMAC CONSTRUCTION LIMITED for a temporary road closure to apply to a section of Trenchard Avenue whilst drainage & carriageway works are carried out.

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

Posted: Sun, 23 May 2021 20:30 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Road Closure

Ox All In Bulletin - 21st May 2021

Ox All In Bulletin - 21st May 2021

Read on for:

  • COVID-19 trauma and resilience webinar
  • Stay cautious and keep yourself and others safe
  • Three cases of Indian Covid variant in Oxfordshire
  • Oxford at the forefront of battle against Covid-19
  • Oxford to play host to crucial G7 health talks
  • People in Oxfordshire invited for third 'booster' Covid jab
  • Central Oxford with lowest number of Covid vaccinations
  • Keep up to date through our Facebook group
  • Link... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 23 May 2021 20:20 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Oxfordshire All In

Trials to improve safety and air quality outside schools to expanding Witney, Oxford and Abingdon

Trials to improve safety and air quality outside schools to expanding Witney, Oxford and Abingdon

Children and their local communities are set to benefit from the expansion of the School Streets pilot scheme that will trial closures of roads to traffic at drop-off and pick-up times during term-time.

School Streets aims to improve road safety to help boost cycling and walking and improve air quality. They are being delivered by Oxfordshire County Council together with participating schools, in partnership... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 23 May 2021 20:19 by Joanne Myers

Tags: OCC

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