One of the most serious outcomes of the current pandemic problem is that thousands of people in the UK are losing their jobs. If you are one of these people, and are made redundant or offered voluntary redundancy, it is important that you thoroughly understand your rights and options.
The first thing to do if you are at risk of redundancy is to look at your contract of employment, which will spell out... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:01 by Chelsey Lordan
Didcot is fortunate in having a wide variety of community groups and charities that contribute to the life of the town.
The hard work carried out by an army of volunteers helps to make our town a better place to live. Grant Aid is used to support organisations and individuals who work for the benefit of the people of Didcot, and for the Council's own arts and entertainment projects.
We have given grants... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 08:53 by Chelsey Lordan
Each October the District Councils work the Fire Service and Trading Standards to offer free electrical safety checks for older and vulnerable people who use electric blankets to keep warm during the colder months.
This year due to the Covid-19 restrictions in place, electric blankets will be collected from people's homes to be tested instead of people bringing their blankets to a venue to be tested.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 11:18 by Chelsey Lordan
On 25 July when leisure centres could reopen most of the centres across the two districts were able to do so under the government's covid-19 guidance. However, with restrictions on social distancing and keeping the health and safety of staff and customers paramount not all the facilities at the centres were able to open from the start.
The first phase of reopening has gone well with many residents'... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:00 by Chelsey Lordan
Notice of Postponed Election - Ladygrove
Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 10:55 by Chelsey Lordan
Traffic Advisory Meeting - Tuesday 8th September 2020 - 7pm to 9pm - Meeting to be held via ZoomIf you would like to join the meeting please email Lucy at email@example.com to be sent the details.
Posted: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 15:30 by Chelsey Lordan
Public notice is hereby given that due to the non-attendance of Councillor N F Harris, a vacancy exists in the office of Town Councillor for Ladygrove Ward.
Posted: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 09:15 by Chelsey Lordan
A service was held at Didcot's War Memorial, Smallbone Recreation Ground, on Saturday, 15th August 2020 at 11.00 hrs to pay tribute to those who fought in the Far East which brought an end to World War Two. The anniversary was marked by a short service conducted by Revd Fran Childs, St Peter's Church, Didcot. Wreaths were laid by the President of Didcot Royal British Legion, Duncan Boscott, Mayor of... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 10:18 by Chelsey Lordan
Keeping active during lockdown: Were you inspired to keep moving or did lockdown leave you lacking in motivation?
Did Lockdown make you slow down or were you inspired to take up running or join in with classes online? South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils want to hear from residents about how lockdown affected their ability to keep fit.
Both councils run activities for all ages and abilities, including the Xplorer events for families and health walks for people who find exercise difficult... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 15:21 by Chelsey Lordan
An update from Oxfordshire County Council:
Given complexity of traffic impact assessment in relation to closure of Cow Lane and the wider impacts of proposal necessitating full consultation, this Active Travel proposal will not meet the government set time-frame requirements for implementation. To this end closure of Cow Lane to motor vehicles will not be pursued through Active Travel initiative.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 12:05 by Chelsey Lordan