Category Archives: SODC

Support For People Struggling Financially Due to Coronavirus

The Parish Council has been asked to inform residents that South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has put a range of measures in place to help people who are being affected financially by the Coronavirus pandemic: Hardship fund for people on … Continue reading

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Businesses Online Grant Form

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has asked the Parish Council to pass on the following information: The council has launched an online form to help local businesses apply for small business and retail grants.  The form and more details can … Continue reading

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Waste Collections Update

Further to our recent post about waste collections during the Coronavirus crisis, South Oxfordshire District Council has now suspended its kerbside service collecting small electrical items, batteries and textiles for recycling. The recycling centres for these items are unable to … Continue reading

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Waste Services Virus Update

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) reports that most waste collections are currently running as normal.  The waste team’s well-tested service disruption plan is now in place. The waste contractor, Biffa, has suffered some staff shortages due to illness and self-isolation … Continue reading

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Shielding Our Most Vulnerable

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has asked the Parish Council to share the following information with residents: Our most vulnerable residents across Oxfordshire will have recently received correspondence from the NHS, identifying them as high risk and advising them to … Continue reading

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Parking Charges Suspended

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 23rd March regarding travel restrictions, South Oxfordshire District Council and Vale of White Horse District Council have suspended all parking charges with immediate effect.  This applies to all district council car parks across the … Continue reading

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District Council Closes Offices

Due to the ongoing public health risk from Coronavirus, South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC)  has closed its office building and reception in Milton Park to the public and the majority of staff. Residents can continue to access information about council … Continue reading

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SODC Local Plan Update

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has bowed to the inevitable by agreeing, under government pressure, to its controversial Local Plan which had been drafted before the district council elections last year. After a five-month delay, the council has reluctantly accepted … Continue reading

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SODC Local Plan Update

Here’s the latest on the South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) Local Plan from our District Councillor Sam Casey-Rerhaye: You may have seen the latest letter from the Secretary of State for Housing to SODC.  It is on the council website … Continue reading

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OCC Passes Motion to Accept SODC Planning Powers

Our District Councillor Sam Casey-Rerhaye sent this report of the Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) meeting at which the motion to accept South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) planning powers was debated: Local democracy means nothing to County Councillors it seems.  An … Continue reading

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