Waste collections next week

To mark the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, South Oxfordshire District Council’s offices will be closed on Monday 19 September. They will reopen as normal on Tuesday 20 September. Waste collections will not go ahead on the day of the funeral and so collections that week will take place a day later than normal. The district council’s leisure centres will be closed as well. Waste collection dates: Usual collection dayRevised collection day  Monday 19 SeptemberTuesday 20 SeptemberTuesday 20 SeptemberWednesday 21 SeptemberWednesday 21 SeptemberThursday 22 SeptemberThursday 22 SeptemberFriday 23 SeptemberFriday 24 SeptemberSaturday 24 September ...
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Warning about COVID-19 related scams

Please watch out for criminals attempting to use the publicity around COVID-19 as a chance to target you with fraudulent emails, phone calls, text messages or door to door services. To help you stay safe please follow this advice on Covid-19 related scams  from Thames Valley Police.  If you’d like to receive regular updates you can also sign up to Thames Valley Alert Community Messaging. ...
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Nettlebed Stakeholder Meeting – Weds, 26th February

Do you run a business or community group in Nettlebed? Would you like more people to be involved with what you do? If so, we are holding a meeting for all those that run things for/in the village at The White Hart on Wednesday 26th February from 7pm. Please do join us to create an Action Plan for how we can get more folk involved in our community groups and using our businesses. If you have an idea for something new you would like to run – then also please do join us. Contact our Parish Clerk, if you would like more details. Amanda Foister OBE 07540 411779 ...
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Real Nappies Loan Scheme

The council is offering free cloth nappy loan kits to parents, so they can ‘try before they buy’. The aim is to reduce the thousands of tonnes of nappies that are binned, costing the council around £1m a year to dispose of. If you live in Oxfordshire and would like to give real nappies a try, you can borrow a trial kit with no obligation to buy. Each kit contains a good range of styles and brands of nappies, with all the necessary accessories. They are held by local nappy suppliers and community groups, who will explain how the nappies work before you get started. Click here for more info ...
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Letter to EU Nationals from SODC

South Oxfordshire District Council has written to thousands of residents of our district who are EU nationals from countries outside of the UK. The letter explains what affected residents need to do to remain in the UK after Brexit and signposts them to further information. For data protection reasons, we were not able to send this letter to all our affected residents, and so we would like your support to help us reach as many more as possible. Click here to read the letter and we would be very grateful if you were able to use any of your communications channels as appropriate to spread the word, and to help us get it out to any hard-to- reach communities in your area. Andy RobertsCommunications Team Leader, Corporate Services South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils01235 422128 / 07717 274693 ...
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