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West Oxfordshire District Council

Read news and features about West Oxfordshire District Council – one of the five district councils in Oxfordshire. It covers an area that includes Woodstock, Burford, Chipping Norton, Charlbury, Carterton & Witney.

West Oxfordshire District Councillors agree plan to purchase land at Langel Common
Community

West Oxfordshire District Councillors agree plan to purchase land at Langel Common

Langel Common is a meadowland situated between Cogges and Witney, containing many historical interests for residents and visitors alike.
Plan for new 2,200 home garden village and science park moves closer to completion
Housing

Plan for new 2,200 home garden village and science park moves closer to completion

The Planning Inspector’s response on the plan for Salt Cross Garden Village paves the way for the it to be approved and sets the scene for the development to progress.
Women’s Tour cycling race is coming to Oxfordshire on Saturday
Culture

Women’s Tour cycling race is coming to Oxfordshire on Saturday

Residents across the county will be able to cheer on elite riders as the Women’s Tour cycling race comes to Oxfordshire on Saturday.
Council and NHS staff across Oxfordshire thanked for their efforts during the pandemic
Community

Council and NHS staff across Oxfordshire thanked for their efforts during the pandemic

Council and NHS leaders are taking the opportunity to thank staff across local authorities and the health and social care system for their tireless efforts throughout the pandemic.
Have your say on West Oxfordshire District Council’s 2022/23 budget
Community

Have your say on West Oxfordshire District Council’s 2022/23 budget

Residents and businesses are being urged to give their views on where West Oxfordshire District Council’s tax will be spent as it prepares its budget for the next financial year.
Roll-out of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in county’s car parks
Transport

Roll-out of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in county’s car parks

Following the installation of the first park and charge EV hub at Bicester’s Cattle Market car park in May, the locations of the remaining 19 sites have been announced.
Changes to parking enforcement going live on 01 November
Transport

Changes to parking enforcement going live on 01 November

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.
Oxfordshire councils reiterate support for housing families fleeing Afghanistan
Community

Oxfordshire’s councils reiterate support for housing families fleeing Afghanistan

The support comes as the government provides extra £5m funding to help the new arrivals with accommodation as part of its Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy (ARAP).
First affordable homes available at Park View
Housing

First affordable homes available at Park View

The affordable housing has become available at the Blenheim Estate development in Woodstock that will eventually have 150 affordable homes across all of its phases.
Oxfordshire’s councils respond to Oxford-Cambridge Arc consultation
Infrastructure

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.