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Vale of White Horse District Council

Read news and features about Vale of White Horse District Council – one of five district councils in Oxfordshire. It covers an area that includes Faringdon, Abingdon, Wantage and Botley.

South and Vale Councils confirm further support for Afghan refugees

South and Vale Councils confirm further support for Afghan refugees

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.
Council leaders issue statement to mark World Homelessness Day on 10 October

Council leaders issue statement to mark World Homelessness Day on 10 October

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.
Afghan Resettlement: Amazon wishlist set up for specific donations

Afghan Resettlement: Amazon wishlist set up for specific donations

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.
Oxfordshire’s councils respond to Oxford-Cambridge Arc consultation

Oxfordshire’s councils respond to Oxford-Cambridge Arc consultation

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.
Parking changes set for Cherwell, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse

Parking changes set for Cherwell, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse

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.
Plans for two data centres on the Didcot A Power Station site

Vale of White Horse go-ahead for data centres at Didcot A power station site

This follows the recent approval of the plans by councillors at South Oxfordshire District Council as the redevelopment site stradles the two district councils.
Plans for two data centres on the Didcot A Power Station site

Councillors approve plan for two data centres at Didcot A power station site

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.
District councils make their revised management structure permanent

District councils make their revised management structure permanent

The decision formalises the structure that has been operating successfully at the councils for many months, and it demonstrates a strong commitment to working in partnership with others.
Abbey Meadow outdoor pool ready to reopen in July

Abbey Meadow outdoor pool ready to reopen in July

Vale of White Horse District Council has been working hard with its leisure contractor GLL to get the pool open and allow local residents and visitors to enjoy the popular riverside pool this summer.
Free bike rental for travel to and from Milton Park at Didcot Parkway cycle hub

Free bike rental for travel to and from Milton Park at Didcot Parkway cycle hub

The new cycle hub opened in March 2021 which can accommodate circa 600 bikes. The rental bikes are available from the same, secure location and are free for the first 48 hours of use.