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 Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils are offering financial support to community organisations as food prices continue to rise and increasing numbers of people turn to food banks for essentials.
Preparations are ramping up as the splash pads in the Vale of White Horse District are being prepared to be switched on for the summer.
Valley Park is a consortium-led site on land to the west of Great Western Park, which was granted outline planning permission for 4,254 dwellings and other supporting infrastructure in February 2022.
New research commissioned by Milton Park reveals that £2.14 billion of equity investment was generated across 272 companies based in the science, technology and business community over the past decade.
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have been allocated £1 million each from the government’s UK Shared Prosperity Fund to provide better community and neighbourhood facilities.
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils arts centres and Active Communities team have planned a week of theatre, workshops and physical activities for children and their families to engage with this February half term.
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.
Its first-ever Community Share Offer has, in just 9 weeks, raised over half of its target investment but is now at risk of not hitting 100% of its funding target before the offer closes on 28 February 2023.
In October last year, the council’s car park team decided to revamp the area with the help of a local youth group, The Sweatbox, and two local artists – Nor and Lisa.
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.
She has taken a new full-time job with a local charity and put forward her deputy Councillor Bethia Thomas (Lib Dem, Faringdon) as her replacement.
District councillors at the Vale unanimously agreed to remove the restrictions requiring low-income households to contribute towards their annual council tax bill.