Category Archive: Services

Shielding our most vulnerable

Our most vulnerable residents across Oxfordshire will have recently received correspondence from the NHS, identifying them as high risk and advising them to strictly self-isolate for 12 weeks. We know this long term restriction may cause additional concerns for those without any nearby support and we want to make sure any shielded resident, who doesn’t …

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Volunteering in Oxfordshire – you can do your bit

A message from the Vale of White Horse District Council says: The work of the voluntary and community sector across Oxfordshire is invaluable and the county has some of the best initiatives across the country.  It is therefore no surprise that all local authorities in the county have been inundated with offers of help and …

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Comment on the design for the District Council’s new offices

South Oxfordshire District Council’s plans to move back to their site in Crowmarsh Gifford have moved a step closer after the fire that destroyed its former headquarters.  View the images and leave feedback and show a preference for the name of the new council building via this survey. This will be available from …

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Get help with home repairs

Find out what support is available to keep you safe and well in your home at www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/homerepairs Oxfordshire County Council has developed a referral service to help residents (owners and private tenants) or their carers  to access the help they need to stay independent, safe and well in their homes.  The type of help …

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Do you have a winter plan to stay well?

A winter plan can help keep you well and healthy this winter – this could include: Having a free NHS flu vaccination if you are eligible •        Getting help early before your cough or cold worsens •        Getting repeat prescriptions in plenty of time before bank holidays •        Finding out where your local minor injuries unit …

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Be prepared for winter

As winter approaches again,  it’s important to prepare for the short days, dark nights and cold temperatures. Look after your personal resilience and well-being by making sure that you have prepared well in advance. Here are some tips to help you get ready for winter, and they’re all free… Message in a Bottle is a scheme …

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Pumpkins and extra garden waste

Residents who recycle food and garden waste will benefit from extra help in the next few weeks. Hallowe’en usually means lots of leftover pumpkins at the start of November. Any that can’t be used in cooking or composting can be collected by the bin crews if left next to the food waste bin. The pumpkins, …

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Cancelled flights or lost luggage? Know your rights – Citizens Advice

Airports and air travel have always caused difficulties and stress, but in the present age – with tight security and overcrowded terminal buildings – travellers have to deal with situations more fraught than ever before. To add to their problems flights are often delayed or cancelled, and suitcases vanish or turn up with items missing …

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Oxfordshire South & Vale Citizens Advice Headlines – February 2019

Citizens Advice encourages people to seek advice when they have a problem they can’t resolve.  Postponing action can make problems much worse.   National Citizens Advice 80th birthday It’s Citizens Advice’s 80th birthday in 2019.  We were set up the day after World War 2 began in September 1939 to advise people ‘on how to cope with its …

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Snow disruption to refuse collections

Waste collections were cancelled last Friday because of the snow and catching up will have a knock-on effect on collections for the rest of this week.  Residents are asked to leave their bins out on Thursday as usual, but if the bins are not emptied on that day to leave them out for three days afterwards.  More…

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