Rural Oxfordshire Network (RON) – Book to come to the next Forum on 17th October

 Rural Oxfordshire Network (RON)  – 17th October 2018 on Care in the Rural Community

You are invited to the 4th event of the Rural Oxfordshire Network (RON).  This networking forum is for anyone who lives and/or works in Oxfordshire who cares about rural Oxfordshire.

The event is organised by Community First Oxfordshire, OCVA, the Diocese of Oxford, Oxfordshire Association of Local Councils and Volunteer Link Up.

This event will focus on care and caring in the rural community.

 When: Wednesday 17th October 2018

Where: Wooton & Dry Sandford community centre, Lamborough Hill, Wootton, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13 6DA (

 Cost: £5.00 (to cover expenses)

Who should attend? Anyone who is interested in rural affairs whether they are residents, land-owners or run or work for a rural business or organisation.  Pre-booking is essential.

 Register:  Go to ) or email or telephone 01865 883488


 9.45 – refreshments

 10.00 – 10.10 – Introduction and welcomes from CFO

 10.10 – 11.00 – Speakers and Q&A session
1.  Eddy McDowall (CEO, Oxfordshire Association of Care Providers)
2.  Kay Francis (Head of Care Support Services, Carers Oxfordshire)
3.  Alison Webster (Diocese of Oxford, Health and Wellbeing Group)

 11.00 – 11.30 – Break

 11.30 – 12.10 – Micro presentations from community groups and organisations, including Ridgeway Benefice  Pastoral Team, Good Neighbour Scheme Hub, Community Information Network (tbc), Guideposts (tbc)

 12.10 – Network share – next steps.

 12.30 – Close