Author: Liz Cruse

Early start for bin collections w/c 18/07/22

Please put your bins out the night before they're due to be emptied this week. Biffa will begin waste collections at 5am on Monday 18 July and Tuesday 19 July due to the expected heatwave. This should help their crews avoid being out at the hottest part of the day.

Even with the early start, it's possible Biffa's waste collection crews may not be able to complete their rounds. If this happens and your... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Jul 2022 16:00 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Bins

Temporary Road Closure at Milton Hill, Milton Hill, jct Russell Drive & Mitchell Way

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Temporary Road Closure at Milton Hill, Milton Hill, jct Russell Drive & Mitchell Way

A request has been received from MV Kelly Ltd for a temporary road closure to apply to a section of Milton Hill whilst essential completion of S278 works, resurfacing and construction of traffic calming ramps works are carried out.

A Temporary... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 09:15 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Road Closure

Abbey Meadow outdoor pool’s future secured for many more summers of fun

Abbey Meadow outdoor pool's future secured for many more summers of fun

Families will be able to enjoy summer holidays at Abbey Meadow outdoor pool and splashpad in Abingdon for years to come, despite spiralling energy costs that have closed pools all around the country.

The school holidays are by far the pool's busiest time, and so Vale of White Horse District Council pulled out the stops to agree a... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 May 2022 17:20 by Liz Cruse

Tags: School Holidays

Immediate Road Closure Alert.

Immediate Road Closure Alert.

Featherbed Lane, East Hendred - Road closure required to repair access to underground structure cabel renewal to restore custome sevice by BT, expected to finish on 14 April 2022.

We are waiting for the submission of the diversion route and will process asap through the normal channels once received.

Posted: Tue, 12 Apr 2022 11:02 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Road Closure

Temporary Road Closure at Milton, Sutton Road

A request has been received from Instalcom Limited for a temporary road closure to apply to a section of Sutton Road whilst essential excavate and lay ducting in carriageway for new HV customer connection works are carried out.

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is being made to implement the temporary closure and will operate from 06 June 2022 up to and including 26 June 2022. This is a 24... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Apr 2022 14:11 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Road Closure

Free parking in the Vale to change from next week

Motorists in the Vale of White Horse are being reminded that changes to free parking and parking fees will start next week.

From Monday 4 April, people parking in district council car parks in Abingdon, Faringdon and Wantage are advised that:

  • Free parking will still be available but reduced to one hour a day*
  • New fees will apply if you want to stay for more than one hour
  • Other fees will go up by 40p
  • New... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Mar 2022 11:10 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Parking

Casual Vacancy Notice - Mar 2022

Casual Vacancy Notice- Mar 2022

Posted: Fri, 11 Mar 2022 10:23 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Casual Vacancy

Temporary Road Closure at Drayton, Milton Road and Drayton Road

Temporary Road Closure at Drayton, Milton Road and Drayton Road

A request has been received from Instalcom Limited for a temporary road closure to apply to a section of Milton Road and Drayton Road whilst essential excavate and lay 1,650m of ducting in carriageway for new 33kv connection works are carried out.

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

Posted: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 11:14 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Road Closure

Garden waste collections to return to fortnightly collections

The garden waste service will return to its normal fortnightly collections from next week.

The normal garden waste collection schedule in Vale will resume on 25 October and so from that day onwards, customers can put their brown garden waste bins out on their normal collection day in their recycling week every fortnight.

As mentioned last month, to make up for the disruption to the service we are extending... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 14:29 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Garden Waste

Wantage Library Events in October Half Term

Harry Potter Trail – 22nd – 30th October - Follow the trail of Harry Potter posters that we have hidden in Wantage! Spot them all and decode the hidden message to be entered in our fantastic Prize Draw! It's free to enter, and trail maps will be available to pick up from Wantage Library!

Halloween Crafts – Wednesday 27th October – 9.30am – 10.30am or 11am – 12pm -... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:22 by Liz Cruse

Tags: School Holidays