News

Standing down as Leader of the Vale after seven years

Today I am announcing my intention to stand down as Leader of the Vale of White Horse District Council at the annual meeting on 16th May 2018 but will continue as councillor for Steventon & the Hanneys ward.

Superfast broadband project almost completed

Nearly all households and businesses in the Vale of White Horse can now access superfast broadband, according to new figures announced by the Better Broadband for Oxfordshire partnership.

Pop-up community job fair comes to Abingdon

Hundreds of local jobs, education and training opportunities will be available at a pop-up community Job Fair in Abingdon on 26 April – open to everyone to attend.

The free community Job Fair is making its debut in the former Adult Day Centre, in Broad Street from 10am – 2pm. 

Record fine after dead mouse found in a nursery kitchen

The owners of a nursery in Shellingford near Faringdon have been ordered to pay more than £60,000 after Vale of White Horse District Council Environmental Health officers discovered a dead mouse in the nursery kitchen.

Positive Relationships Programme

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner is funding a Positive Relationships Programme aimed at supporting men who have been perpetrators of domestic abuse; helping them to find healthier, safer solutions to relationship based problems and conflict.

Latest Vale news April 2018

Harwell link road officially opened

There was ‘something old and something new’ when Oxfordshire’s latest major transport improvement - the £11.65m Harwell Link Road – opened on 28 March.

Calls for great public engagement on Expressway options

Following the Government's announcement that it will accept the National Infrastructure Commission's recommendation to create a new Oxford-to-Cambridge Expressway, Highways England have taken on the task of developing the project.