The latest news for your communities

Important updateWelcome to a regular update about initiatives and campaigns that we hope you will be able to share with your communities.

We try and share news that asks the views of residents, that they may find useful or that they may want to get involved in.

If you have any questions, please email .
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Summer Reading Challenge
The Summer Reading Challenge is the UK’s biggest FREE reading for pleasure programme for children. Taking place annually, the challenge motivates children to visit the library and keep reading during the holidays, and in turn helps them maintain their reading skills and confidence.You can make a huge difference by encouraging local families to take part.

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Longer opening hours for recycling centres
This is not one of our bigger campaigns, so we have provided the text you need below. There is a useful image in the portal if you need it.Headline:Late night recycling til 8pmInformation:Our household waste and recycling centres open for longer during the summer. You can pop to a local centre to recycle different items, until 8pm – from now until Thursday 28 September. We’re also reminding everyone to sort and separate their waste before their visit. To find your nearest waste and recycling centre, please visit Oxfordshire County Council’s website.Link to signpost to:

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Call for landlords
We’d love your support with our new campaign to encourage landlords and prospective landlords to come forward for more information about renting their property to Ukrainian nationals.
Guests are looking for independence and, if they want to stay in the UK, for somewhere to live that is more in line with the family environment they left behind in Ukraine.

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Morning after pill
In Oxfordshire, many are not aware they can access the morning after pill for free from some pharmacies.

This campaign raises awareness and signposts people to free emergency oral contraception and contraception advice.

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