Neighbourhood Community Forum

Neighbourhood Community Forum meetings

Meetings of the Neighbourhood Community Forum have been suspended during the pandemic. We hope to be able to hold a Forum in 2022 with Covid-19 safe conditions. The notes from the last Forum, in March 2020, are available below.

Notes from the March 2020 Forum 

Summaries from past Forums:
March 2018 
October 2018
March 2019

Essential contact details for Local Residents

Safer Oxford Community Partnership

Addresses local community safety concerns and ensures all partners tackle those crimes that affect our community.  01865 252969

To report Noise Disturbances

For noise complaints from licenced premises and businesses (including dust). Also light complaints from commercial businesses.  Out of Hours Service: 01865 249811
Monday – Wednesday 2300 -0100
Thursday & Sunday 2300 – 0200
Friday & Saturday 2300 – 0400

Oxford City Council Business Regulation Team (EHOs)

For matters relating to health and safety at work  01865 252862

Oxford City Council Direct Services

To report issues relating to abandoned bikes, litter, graffiti, needle finds and waste 
Use this link to report directly online:
Online reports of needles or other high risk hazards will be given priority when received.

Oxford City Council Waste & Recycling Team

For issues relating to bin stores, bins and waste collection 

Housing Needs

For concerns regarding rough sleeping and single homelessness, tent sleepers, street drinking and related issues 

Oxford City Council Parks and Open Spaces

01865 252240

Hinksey Outdoor Heated

01865 467079

Hinksey Outdoor Heated Pool User Group;  The User Group was set up to improve communication between users of Hinksey Pool, Oxford City Council and Fusion (the contractors running the facility), offering an opportunity to make proposals and discuss issues. They have three meetings a year, pre-, mid- and post-season. To get involved contact 


South Oxford Flood Action Group, SOFAG
Brian Durham; 

Environmental Agency
03708 506506

Thames Water 
0800 316 9800

Oxford City Council Planning

Report it

The generic “Report it” page covers many different issues and can all be reported in one place

Parking and obstruction related matters

01865 792422

County Council Highways

01865 792422 

Thames Valley Police

Emergency calls 999
Non-emergency calls 101 

VERA Scheme and local police contact 
Thames Valley Alerts 

South Central Ambulance service

999 or 111 (national NHS advisory service) 

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue
999 (In emergency) or refer to website.

General information on homelessness support

St Mungo’s Oxford
01865 304601 

Oxford Street Population outreach Team
01865 304604 or 01865 304611

To report concerns for the homeless and to make homeless referrals please log onto Street Link website via 
If it is believed a homeless person or rough sleeper’s life is in danger call emergency services on 999.

South Oxford Councillors

Oxford City Councillor, Hinksey Park Ward (Labour): Anna Railton
Oxford City Councillor, Hinksey Park Ward (Labour): Naomi Waite
Oxfordshire County Councillor, Isis Ward (Labour and Cooperative Party Group): Brad Baines