Category: Clubs and societies

Fix My Street Super User Volunteers

Fix My Street Super User Volunteers Oxfordshire County Council created OXTOG – Oxfordshire Together – to mobilise and support a team of volunteers around the County to help look after their own roads, pavements and public rights of way.  As part of OXTOG there is a growing team of volunteers known as Fix My Street …

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Rural isolation – tell us your views – Oxfordshire survey

Have your say on rural isolation! Are you affected by it? Do you know someone that is? Community First Oxfordshire (CFO) on behalf of Healthwatch Oxfordshire is undertaking a short survey to better understand the levels of rural isolation felt in rural communities.  The survey is designed for everyone to have their say and is …

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Wild Verges Consultation – Have Your Say!

Kennington Parish Council would like to know your views on the ‘wild’ verges. The Parish Council, working with the newly-formed group, Wild about Kennington, agreed to a pilot project to change the mowing regime of grass verges for the benefit of wildlife. This was to allow wildflowers to flourish, which would improve chances for bees, …

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Volunteers Needed for Summer Fun Day

Volunteers are needed to help run the Summer Fun Day on bank holiday Monday 30th August 2021. If you would be happy to help supervise an activity or run a stall, please get in touch as soon as possible on 01865 421126 or at . Whether you could volunteer for the whole event or just …

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Water Disruption 23/03/2021

OX1, OX2, OX13 & OX14 No water or low pressure Information from Thames Water – Last updated: 23/03 12:52 “We’re very sorry if you’ve got low pressure or no water as a result of a burst main on Harcourt Hill, North Hinksey. We’ve now opened a drive-through bottled water station at The Bystander pub, in Besselsleigh Road, …

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Join the Oxfordshire Open Thought community to help shape our future

We asked you – our county’s residents, businesses and organisations – to give your views on how we might tackle some of the challenges facing us in the future.And we received hundreds of submissions via online engagement tool Oxfordshire Open Thought.Now we are shining a spotlight on some of the most thought-provoking, bold and innovative ideas on how …

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Residents in southern Oxfordshire should not go cold and hungry this winter.

The Winter Support Grant Scheme is now available for residents in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse who need help to buy food and heating their homes this winter.  South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have been working with Oxfordshire County Council and other district councils to distribute the nearly £1.4million …

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Wild Parishes Webinars

During summer 2020, Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) hosted a series of webinars explaining how villages and parish councils can help promote wildlife and biodiversity. Copies of the presentations and supplementary information can be found here.

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Respect, Protect, Enjoy – the Countryside Code

You may be aware of reports of litter in the countryside & farm animals being chased by loose dogs as more people enjoy our beautiful countryside; you may well have been affected by these problems.  The NFU are highlighting the need to Respect, Protect, Enjoy – use the Countryside Code.  The Campaign to Protect Rural …

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Play Areas in Kennington

Kennington Parish Council has re-opened the play areas in the village, in line with government guidance. In order for them to remain open, please follow the new guidelines so the play areas are safe for everyone to use. Each play area has a maximum capacity, which is displayed on a sign on the gate. Please …

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Weed killing on playing fields 11/06/20

Weed killing will be taking place on Playfield Rd and Forest Side playing fields on 11th June 2020. This will start at 9am at Playfield Rd, and then move on to Forest Side afterwards. The weed killer being used is a non-toxic and pet-friendly spray, which is approved for use on public fields. UPDATE: This …

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VE Day ‘Stay at Home Party’

Link to BBC website for Great British Bunting template Link to VE Day 75 website for more information on the Nation’s Toast Please feel free to share your photos with us on our Facebook Page!

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