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.
The Joint Design Guide website is an interactive document that will help create high-quality and sustainable development in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse.
The ambitious plans will focus on providing community benefits, a retail recovery strategy, encouraging healthy lifestyles and helping to tackle climate change.
Residents across South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse have another chance to comment on changes which could affect how their local area is run.
The scheme is part of the Government’s Household Support Fund (HSF), which was extended by the chancellor in the recent budget, and there is no requirement that residents be employed or unemployed.
Berinsfield Garden Village and Dalton Barracks Garden Village will each be receiving £50,000 towards the costs of work to help develop the new communities.
The Didcot Garden Town housing infrastructure programme is a combination of four projects to ensure there is the capacity to connect 12,000 houses set to be built to the south of Oxford.
Residents across the county will be able to cheer on elite riders as the Women’s Tour cycling race comes to Oxfordshire on Saturday.
Over 100 voluntary and community organisations received grants to fund projects ranging from food banks and defibrillators to sports equipment and wellbeing activities.