West Oxfordshire District Council

Election results for 2019

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Most Recent

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Oxfordshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 1,981 in Oxfordshire.

The figure is up by seven cases since Tuesday when there were 1,974.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Cherwell - 389

Oxford - 602

South Oxfordshire - 358

Vale of White Horse - 309

West Oxfordshire - 323

The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

Data as of Wednesday 20 May.

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Oxfordshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 1,974 in Oxfordshire.

The figure is up by nine cases since Monday when there were 1,965.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Cherwell - 386

Oxford - 601

South Oxfordshire - 357

Vale of White Horse - 308

West Oxfordshire - 322

The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

Data as of Tuesday 19 May.

Coronavirus: Confirmed cases in Oxfordshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 1,848 in Oxfordshire.

The figure is up by 40 since Wednesday, when there were 1,808 cases.

The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

Cherwell - 357

Oxford City - 558

South Oxfordshire - 345

Vale of White Horse - 298

West Oxfordshire - 285

The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

Data as of Thursday 14 May.

Labour and Lib Dem gains in final West Oxon count

The Conservatives have lost five seats overall in West Oxfordshire but retain control of the council.

The Lib Dems have gained two seats, and Labour has made the biggest gains with four extra seats.

In the final count, Labour gains included Witney South and Witney East.

Tories still in power but suffer losses

The West Oxfordshire District Council count in Witney
BBC

The Conservatives have kept control of West Oxfordshire District Council, despite suffering losses to Labour and the Lib Dems.

Labour won in Witney Central and Chipping Norton, and the Lib Dems have taken Eynsham and Cassington, and Stonesfield and Tackley.

There are still four wards yet to declare

Rare butterfly returns to nature reserve

Black hairstreak
West Oxfordshire District Council

A rare butterfly has been spotted at a nature reserve in Oxfordshire for the first time in three decades.

The black hairstreak, which has a limited range - mostly in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire - is only seen in June and early July.

Stuart Hodges of Butterfly Conservation spotted the insect at North Leigh Common - the first confirmed sighting there since 1988.

West Oxfordshire District Council has introduced a new management plan for the common land to encourage the black hairstreak to thrive.

West Oxfordshire District Council election results

The political make-up of West Oxfordshire District Council is now: Conservative 35; Liberal Democrats 8; Labour 6.

Seventeen out of 49 seats were up for election.

The Tories lost five seats, while the Liberal Democrats and Labour gained three and two seats respectively.

More detailed results can be found here.