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Press release - Exciting new amphitheatre being built for Chiltonvillage community

Press release - Exciting new amphitheatre being built for Chiltonvillage community

Exciting new amphitheatre being built for Chilton village community

Released 4 August 2020

Residents living in Chilton will soon have their own impressive amphitheatre for local shows and performances.

Chilton Parish Council applied for funds collected by Vale of White Horse District Council from developer contributions for public art as part of an agreement to build new homes in the village. The parish... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 09:14 by Joanne Myers

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Press release - Possible future for Old Abbey House

Press release - Possible future for Old Abbey House

Possible new future for Old Abbey House

Released 31 July 2020

Vale of White Horse District Council is looking to work with the Abingdon community to seek a viable future for Old Abbey House.

The district council no longer needs the house in Abbey Close and is looking for a new owner. The council will test the property market to see if there are likely to be any potential buyers and, in parallel, is in... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:16 by Joanne Myers

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District council update - Wednesday 22 July

District council update – Wednesday 22 July

The new Corporate Plan

We want to know what people think we, as district councils, should focus on over the coming years.

District councillors in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse are putting together plans for the future of their respective districts and they want everyone living and working here to have their say.

Maybe we should be working... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 20:06 by Joanne Myers

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New Housing grants policy makes it easier for those in need of help with their homes

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have made it easier for people with disabilities or who are vulnerable to receive housing assistance grants and loans to help make their homes safer and more comfortable.

While the councils have always provided a grants and loans service for vulnerable people to help their homes better suit their needs, the new Housing Assistance Grants and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 09:46 by Joanne Myers

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Have your say on the future plans for Vale of White Horse

Have your say on the future plans for Vale of White Horse

Released 16 July 2020

What do you think the council should focus on next? Working with other organisations to help local businesses get back on their feet after lockdown? Helping people live healthier lives? Tackling the climate emergency? Or all three and more?

Vale of White Horse district councillors have put together a plan for the future of the district and they want you to let them know what you... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 09:23 by Joanne Myers

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Play areas to begin re-opening in the Vale from Monday 6 July

but please stay safe and wash your hands!

Released on 3 July 2020

Play areas in the Vale of White Horse managed by the district council will begin to re-open from Monday 6 July.

Vale of White Horse District Council will carry out a phased re-opening – this means play areas will only re-open once safety checks have been carried out and officers are happy they are safe for people to use.

The first... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 11:53 by Joanne Myers

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Press release - Vale of White Horse District Council

Thousands of residents in southern Oxfordshire have found their recycling bins unemptied each week because they have put the wrong things in them.

Putting non-recyclable items in recycling can contaminate a whole truckload, which is then rejected at the recycling facility. This turns neighbours' recycling into rubbish and ultimately wastes energy and raw materials by removing these items from the recycling... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 08:43 by Joanne Myers

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Press release - Air pollution reduced by more than half in parts of southern Oxfordshire as walking and cycling increases

Today (5 June) is World Environment Day and South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have announced that following lockdown there has been a marked reduction in air pollution in our districts – down by nearly 60 per cent in one location. The lack of traffic and the increase in walking and cycling has helped improve the local air quality across southern Oxfordshire.

The councils'... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 08:12 by Joanne Myers

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Press release - Parking charges to be re-introduced in South and Vale car parks

Parking charges will be re-introduced in district council car parks across South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse from Monday 8 June.

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have allowed people to park for free since 26 March to support key workers and those who need to shop for essential food or medical supplies during the Coronavirus pandemic after travel restrictions were... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 08:05 by Joanne Myers

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Government Discretionary Business Grant now open for applications

Released 2 June 2020

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils will accept applications from noon Wednesday 3 June 2020 from small businesses for a share of around £1.9 million of government support following the coronavirus outbreak.

The councils are urging all eligible businesses that were ineligible for the Small Business Grant scheme and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 08:30 by Joanne Myers

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