Category: Social and charitable

Groups getting people together for good works, education, fun or a good chat

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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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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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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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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Community Resilience

Winter approaches again, and it’s important to prepare for the short days, dark nights and cold temperatures. Look after your personal resilience and well-being by making sure that you have prepared well in advance. Here are some tips to help you get ready for winter, and they’re all free… Message in a Bottle is a …

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Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust Governor elections

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Over-60s Lunch Club – Florence Park

The link to our website is http://www.florenceparkcommunitycentre.org.uk/ or http://www.florenceparkcommunitycentre.org.uk/whats-on.html

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KOA Shop

The KOA Shop may well have been the first POP-UP shop! It has certainly become a village institution, and this year it opens on MONDAY 27th JULY. If you have goods to donate to the shop, please bring them along to St Swithun’s church hall between 12 noon and 2 p.m. on Sunday 26th July, or …

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Open Gardens in Kennington

Sunday 28th June is Open Gardens Day in Kennington, in aid of Kennington Overseas Aid’s 2015 charity, Standing Voice, which provide medical aid to people with albinism in Tanzania. Around 10 gardens will be open throughout the village between 2 and 6pm, each of them with a character all its own. Come along and get new ideas …

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