Case studies of communities delivering services | Oxfordshire County Council

Case studies of communities delivering services

Examples of communities taking on delivery of services traditionally provided by the county council.

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Henley-on-Thames Town Council

Henley-on-Thames Town Council have been doing verge cutting on behalf of the county council for 8 years, to a higher specification than the agreement requirements and with more frequent cuts. They are also delivering a range of other services for the benefit of the community. For full details read the Henley case study (pdf format, 312Kb)

Stewkley Parish Council

Stewkley Village in Buckinghamshire has pioneered a new way of delivering community services by entering into an agreement with Buckinghamshire County Council to undertake a number of village maintenance services. For full details read the Stewkley Parish Council case study (pdf format, 246Kb).

Social Street

There are countless ways vibrant communities help people live better lives. Having neighbours to borrow the proverbial cup of sugar from is not only a way to share resources more effectively, but a great way to see the community transformed into a powerful resource in its own right. Guided by this vision, Social Street was launched to increase opportunities for meaningful community interaction through self-organising groups. Read more about Social Street (pdf format, 233Kb).

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12 July 2017
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