Author: Joanne Myers

Vale of White Horse District Council media release - Vale of WhiteHorse District Council elects its new leader and chair

Vale of White Horse District Council elects its new leader and chair

Cllr Emily Smith is the new Leader of Vale of White Horse District Council.

Cllr Smith has represented the Botley ward on the council for four years and was previously the opposition group leader. She was elected as the Leader of the Council at the Vale Annual Council meeting on Wednesday 15 May.

The new Chair of Vale of White Horse... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2019 13:03 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Vale News - May 2019

Vale News - May 2019

Local Elections 2019


We held a local election on Thursday 2 May for residents in our district to vote on who'd they'd like to represent them in their parish and district councils. Visit our website to see who your district councillors are for your own and other areas.

OVO Energy Women's Tour

On 12 June, around 100 elite women cyclists will be making their way through our region. Starting at 10.30am from... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 May 2019 11:46 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Vale News

News from South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils- Earn money at the European elections

Earn money at the European elections

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils urgently need people to work at the European parliamentary elections on Thursday 23 May and at the elections count on Sunday 26 May.

The roles available are as follows:

Thursday 23 May

  • Poll clerks - £145
  • Presiding Officers – £200 total (previous polling station experience required)

Sunday 26... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 May 2019 11:42 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Elections

Local News from Ed Vaizey MP

Local News from Ed Vaizey MP

Local Elections

The local elections last week saw the Conservatives lose our majority on both the Vale of White Horse District Council and South Oxfordshire District Council. I was very sad indeed to see so many hard working local councillors lose their seats, and new candidates who had been hoping to serve fail to achieve their goal. Locally our councillors have been working hard and have good reason... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 May 2019 10:11 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Ed Vaizey Newsletter

INFORMAL Consultation – Lockinge & West Hendred - Proposed Countryside Access Vehicle Restrictions

INFORMAL Consultation – Lockinge & West Hendred - Proposed Countryside Access Vehicle Restrictions

We are writing to seek your views on the proposals to introduce Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) which aim to restrict/prohibit vehicle use within sections of Byway & Restricted Byway located in the Lockinge & West Hendred areas. Ahead of this OCC needs to consult widely with stakeholders to ensure that the proposed TRO meets the needs of users, residents, local businesses & community groups.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 May 2019 09:52 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Press notice - Woman prosecuted after her rubbish is fly-tipped

Press notice - Woman prosecuted after her rubbish is fly-tipped

Vale of White Horse District Council has successfully prosecuted a woman for allowing her rubbish to be fly-tipped on land at Bourton near Shrivenham.

Jade Kerr, aged 32, of Bata Avenue, Tilbury, Essex, pleaded guilty at a hearing at Oxford Magistrates' Court on 29 April to a duty of care offence relating to failing to secure the transfer of household waste to an authorised waste disposal person or... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 12:45 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Press notice - extra garden waste weeks for residents plus our annual compost giveaway

Press notice - extra garden waste weeks for residents plus our annual compost giveaway

Residents across southern Oxfordshire, who are signed up for brown bin collections, can put out twice as much garden waste during the extra garden waste weeks in May.

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils are giving those who are part of the paid-for service the opportunity to put out the equivalent of one extra bin's worth of garden waste (around three large 80 litre bin bags)... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 12:44 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Volunteering at Restore in Didcot

Volunteering at Restore in Didcot

Volunteering at Restore in Didcot

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 12:42 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Volunteers

Neighbourhoold Policing Update

Here is the latest update from the Wantage and Grove Neighbourhood Policing Team:

Priorities
Burglary - Tool thefts remain a priority for Thames Valley Police and patrols continue in targeted areas. Over the last month we have seen a decrease in tool thefts but have had a report of a vehicle broken into and tools stolen. Please remember to secure all tools and bikes and consider extra security such as... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 12:39 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

Witness Appeal Following Thefts From Vehicles In HarwellAnd East Hendred

Witness Appeal Following Thefts From Vehicles In HarwellAnd East Hendred

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following seven reports of thefts from vehicles in Harwell and East Hendred.

Overnight on the 30th April – 1st May, we received reports that seven vehicles were broken into. Three of the vehicles had laptops stolen and others were searched and had other items stolen like glasses, cash and clothing. Not all the vehicles were left secure.

The areas... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 11:57 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police