South Oxfordshire District Council has been successful in its bid for government funding of more than £370k towards the installation of solar panels and air source heat pumps at it’s Cornerstone Arts Centre in Didcot.
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have reopened the Household Support Fund scheme to help households meet the costs of life’s essentials.
The two major road projects, designed to support more than 30,000 new homes in Oxfordshire, have divided opinion and proved challenging to deliver amid budgetary concerns.
Developers building new homes, supermarkets and retail warehouses in the district must contribute more funds under the new Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule that came into effect from 03 January 2023.
The authorities are working to create a Joint Local Plan, which will seek to deliver the councils’ ambitions for zero-carbon, sustainable development and genuinely affordable homes in the districts up to the year 2041.
Although the proposals have not been finalised yet, Mr Rodda has argued they would lead to an increase in ‘ugly and cramped developments’ both in the town and on its outskirts.
In a reinvention of a classic story with world-class puppetry from the award-winning visual theatre company, Smoking Apples, the audience is invited to join Mr Scrooge as he travels through time to learn the true meaning of Christmas.
Support for the most vulnerable and keeping communities strong and resilient was the core focus for Oxfordshire leaders as they met for a cost of living roundtable event.
From next week (10 October), there will be changes to some waste collection routes to make them more efficient and environmentally friendly.
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils want to hear from anyone who came along to attend one or more of their free events to tell them what they thought of the performance or activity they joined.
Civic leaders across Oxfordshire have paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, who died peacefully at Balmoral just hours after medics had publicised concern for her health.
Voluntary and community organisations in South Oxfordshire can now apply for up to £75,000 of Capital funding for projects that help improve people’s quality of life.