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West Oxfordshire District Council

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West Oxfordshire is a local government district in north west Oxfordshire, England including towns such as Woodstock, Burford, Chipping Norton, Charlbury, Carterton, Witney (where the council is based) and the village of Northmoor..

The area is mainly rural downland and forest, the main activities being farming and associated trades.

The district was created on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, by the merger of the municipal borough of Chipping Norton, Witney urban district, and Chipping Norton and Witney Rural Districts.

West Oxfordshire lies within the River Thames catchment area, with the Thames itself and its tributaries including the River Evenlode and River Windrush running through the area.

To find out about all the services offered by WODC, including Planning Applications, Waste and Recycling and a host of other useful local information follow this link to their website.

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