The way parking is controlled in parts of Oxfordshire will change as Oxfordshire County Council takes on the responsibility for civil parking enforcement from Thames Valley Police.
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are urging the leaders attending COP26 to urgently agree on significant global climate action before it’s too late.
The council approved the concept design, available to view on its website, at its most recent Cabinet meeting, and a detailed design process is now underway.
Oxford City Council is set to agree on the next steps for the delivery of a major development including nearly 3,000 new homes in an urban extension to the south of Oxford.
The councils have already delivered on their initial pledge to resettle a minimum of one family in each district, and both have now agreed to increase their support to help more families.
Leaders of South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils, Councillors Sue Cooper and Emily Smith, have issued a joint statement to mark World Homelessness Day on 10 October.
Councillor Cooper has been a district councillor in South Oxfordshire for over 23 years and has been the Leader of South Oxfordshire District Council since May 2019.
An Afghan Resettlement Amazon wishlist for specific donations has been set up by Asylum Welcome, which supports refugees and asylum seekers in Oxford and Oxfordshire.
The councillors welcome the government’s commitment to engage with and consult local communities on its thinking around the future for the Oxford to Cambridge Arc.
The council already enforces parking in Oxford City and West Oxfordshire and will now take over from Thames Valley Police in the Cherwell, South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse districts.
This follows the recent approval of the plans by councillors at South Oxfordshire District Council as the redevelopment site stradles the two district councils.
However, the plans, approved by Vale of White Horse’s planning committee on June 23, still have to go before South Oxfordshire District Council’s planners on June 30.