Category: Vale of White Horse

Councils pay out more than £8 million to help with energy bills

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have paid out more than £8 million in energy bill rebates. All households living in properties which are in council tax bands A-D are entitled to a £150 payment.  The government is providing this money, also known as the ‘council tax rebate’, to help people with …

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Sessions to help hair and beauty staff support victims of domestic abuse

Free training is now available to help ensure hair and beauty staff know what to do if they suspect a client or colleague is at risk of or suffering from domestic abuse. The South and Vale Community Safety Partnership and Oxfordshire charity Reducing the Risk of Domestic Abuse are running a series of free online …

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Do it for your Dog: Bag it and Bin it

Kennington Parish Council provides free dog waste bags around the village in case you have forgotten yours and dog waste can be placed in any bin, not just the dog waste bins. There really is no excuse not to bag it and bin it. If you see anyone failing to pick up after their dog, …

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Residents in southern Oxfordshire should not go cold and hungry this winter.

The Winter Support Grant Scheme is now available for residents in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse who need help to buy food and heating their homes this winter.  South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have been working with Oxfordshire County Council and other district councils to distribute the nearly £1.4million …

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Public Consultations on Community Infrastructure Levy and Developer Contributions

Vale of White Horse District Council is conducting a review of its Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule. The Charging Schedule sets out rates that developers will be required to pay towards the delivery of infrastructure to support planned growth in the district. As part of the review process, the council has published a Community …

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Christmas Tree Recycling 2021

Vale of White Horse District Council has arranged for real Christmas trees to be collected as usual for recycling. It has been confirmed that this will still take place, even though brown bin collections are currently suspended. Please leave your Christmas tree at either Forest Side car park or Playfield Rd car park by Wednesday …

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

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 …

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Cornerstone and The Beacon are here for you #AtHome

Arts and entertainment in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse have gone online! If you’re struggling to keep the kids entertained, or you’re fed up with endlessly scrolling through uninspiring choices on video streaming services, Cornerstone Arts Centre and The Beacon are here to help. South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse district councils’ Arts Development team has pulled …

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Waste Tours 2020

Would you like to see what happens to the food waste or non-recyclable rubbish after it is collected? Places are available to tour the waste facilities in Oxfordshire. Tours are limited to 15 people per date, and places will be allocated on a “first come, first serve basis”. With this in mind if you are …

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Anti-Idling Campaign

Kennington Parish Council is supporting Vale of White Horse District Council’s anti-idling campaign. Visit their website for more information: http://www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/services-and-advice/environment-and-neighbourhood-issues/air-quality/turn-it-our-anti-idling-campaig Businesses in Kennington have been sent a copy of this poster, which the council hopes they will display in their window.

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Residents must confirm their details!

This August every home in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse will receive a yellow letter (a ‘Household Enquiry Form’) requiring residents to confirm everyone over the age of 16 who lives in their property. When the arrives, simply visit householdresponse.com/southandvale to confirm that your details are correct or, if not, provide the …

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Free PopUp Business School is coming to Shrivenham

This autumn, the South and Vale Business Support Team will bring the free five-day PopUp Business School to Shrivenham for people looking to start and/or expand their own business without using any money. Each day from 7-11 October, the PopUp Business School will be held at the Viscountess Barrington’s Memorial Hall, from 10am to 3pm, …

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