Author: Liz Cruse

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Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

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Energetic and enthusiastic person to join us on Milton Parish Council

Location:

Work from home at present. Office may be supplied in future.

Hours:

Flexible. 15 hours plus extra as necessary.

Salary:

Dependent on qualifications and experience according to NJC pay scale. Plus

generous pension scheme.

Details: Attend meetings, take... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 10:26 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Clerk

Oxfordshire libraries set to reopen in April

Oxfordshire libraries set to reopen in April

Residents in Oxfordshire are to be given a warm welcome back to libraries from Monday 12 April onwards.

Oxfordshire County Council is planning a phased approach to the re-opening of libraries and will be maintaining safety measures including track and trace, use of face coverings and social distancing.

Lesli Good, Interim Assistant Director for Cultural Services, said: "Our libraries and registration... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 12:03 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Library

Your Oxfordshire: April 2021

On Thursday 6 May, you can have your say on who you want to represent you in Oxfordshire. All Oxfordshire County Council seats are up for election, as well as Oxford City, and West Oxfordshire and Cherwell district councils. The police and crime commissioner for the Thames Valley, who is responsible for securing efficient and effective policing of the area will also be chosen.

If you've changed your... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 10:40 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Oxfordshire County Council

Ox All In Bulletin - 29th March 2021

Ox All In Bulletin  - 29th March 2021

Read on for:

  • Return for group sports and physical activity
  • Health Online chat - mental health support
  • Encouraging more take up of COVID-19 Vaccine
  • Horton General open child-friendly area
  • Monitoring patients with lung diseases
  • Long COVID-19 Mental health symptoms
  • Cherwell story map
  • Oxfordshire Electric Car revolution
  • Community-led housing initiative
  • Testing scheme expands for those that are symptom-free
  • Keep up... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 09:14 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Oxfordshire All In

Ox All In Bulletin - 26th March 2021

Read on for:

  • Age of Creativity Festival - May
  • Age UK research on digital access
  • Objectifying ageing - free talk
  • Big Bike Revival - Dr Bike
  • Funding closing next week
  • Young people mental wellbeing hub launched
  • Pre-booked patient visiting times resume
  • COVID-19 rates in the county
  • Oxfordshire COVID-19 vaccinations
  • Changes to vaccine supply in April
  • Symptom-free testing supports return to school
  • Improvement in NHS... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 13:18 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Oxfordshire All In

Councils agree to develop a joint South and Vale Local Plan

The two district councils in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse have agreed to develop a joint Local Plan for the area to reduce costs and help the councils meet their ambitious targets for making the two districts carbon neutral.

Local Plans are used to help determine planning applications and set out how and where new housing developments should take place, along with identifying the infrastructure... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 11:13 by Liz Cruse

Tags: VWHDC

Police & Crime Bulletin March 2021

Police & Crime Bulletin March 2021

March 2021

  • Rural Crime Taskforce to launch later this year
  • A new beginning for Community Speedwatch
  • Thames Valley to pilot new powers to tackle knife crime
  • Project Vigilant - tackling sexual assaults
  • Your questions answered LIVE
  • Election update
  • News digest
  • Have your say

Join my Thames Valley Policing & Crime Facebook Group today - simply click here!

New Rural Crime Taskforce to launch later this year

Following... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 10:13 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Thames Valley Police

Vale of White Horse Town and Parish Councillor Update - 25 March 2021

Covid-19 rates across Oxfordshire

Overall, the decrease of infection rates in the UK is slowing down and so the public messaging is to ensure everyone continues to follow social distancing guidelines, especially as one or two initial lockdown restrictions are being lifted on Monday.

Local rates continue to be a bit bumpy – across Oxfordshire infection rates are 34.4 per 100,000 people - a slight... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 10:10 by Liz Cruse

Tags: VWHDC

Vale Town and Parish update - 19th March 2021

Covid-19 update:

Work continues across the county to help keep infections low. As ever, you can see the latest figures on the county council's interactive dashboard.

A great deal of planning work is taking place behind the scenes now with other districts and public health colleagues on expanding community testing to even more people, and further support for the vaccination programme, and we can update... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 09:56 by Liz Cruse

Tags: VWHDC

Worried About Getting Hacked?

Worried About Getting Hacked?


Over 15,000 hacked email and social media accounts reported in one year.

If a hacker got into your email or social media account, what would they find? Health and banking information? Names and contact details for your friends and family? Private photos and messages? For most people, it's at least one of those.

Your email and social media accounts contain a wealth of personal information about you, which... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 09:44 by Liz Cruse

Tags: Action Fraud