ROBIN network – next meeting on 20/11/18

ROBIN is a socially responsible network of Oxfordshire businesses. Our aim is to enable and encourage cross sector connections between businesses and local communities.  We do this by networking, facilitating collaborations, and sharing skills and resources, for the benefit of the people of Oxfordshire. For November’s ROBIN event we very much look forward to being … Continue reading ROBIN network – next meeting on 20/11/18

Launch of Parent Carer Forum – new voice for parents

New voice for parents in Oxfordshire The new Parent Carer forum for Oxfordshire will be launching on 8 November at the OXFSN ‘Better Together Event’.  The forum has been set up by a group of parents with children who have special education needs and disabilities (SEND) to work with Oxfordshire County Council and the local … Continue reading Launch of Parent Carer Forum – new voice for parents

The Oxford Christmas Lunch 2018 – King’s Centre, Oxford

For the last two years a very special lunch has been held at the Kings Centre in Osney, Oxford, on Christmas Day. Volunteers and guests totalling more than 500 people sit down together to enjoy a feast of food, good company and gentle entertainment. There’s a link to last year’s film here to give you … Continue reading The Oxford Christmas Lunch 2018 – King’s Centre, Oxford

Refugee week June 2019 – support for groups organising activities

Refugee Week 2019 opportunity Are you part of a group or network that helps organise Refugee Week in your town or city? Would you like some extra support in the run up to Refugee Week 2019? Thanks to new funding from Ben and Jerry’s Foundation, Refugee Week UK and Platforma are offering local networks the opportunity … Continue reading Refugee week June 2019 – support for groups organising activities

Asset-Based Community Development Workshop

Community First Oxfordshire are pleased to announce that we are working with Nurture Development, specialists in an Asset Based Community Development approach to working in communities. They are one of eleven strategic partners of the ABCD Institute, and the lead partner in Europe. This approach focusses on identifying what is strong in a community rather … Continue reading Asset-Based Community Development Workshop

Guideposts – Mates ‘N’ Dates Ball on Sat 27th October

Guideposts Trust is a charity supporting people facing the challenges of ageing, caring, learning disabilities and mental health, across Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Hertfordshire. Our vision is of a society where all people are valued and have equality of opportunity. One of Guideposts’ services, Mates 'n' Dates, is a friendship and dating network established over 10 … Continue reading Guideposts – Mates ‘N’ Dates Ball on Sat 27th October

Oxfordshire Charity and Voluntary Awards – Spotlight on the winners

Oxfordshire Charity and Voluntary Awards 2018 The awards event co-ordinated by OCVA was held on 5th June. There were awards for individual volunteers and also for groups. Each week we have featured the winners of the awards and this is the final week. So, well done to all the winners and our final feature is … Continue reading Oxfordshire Charity and Voluntary Awards – Spotlight on the winners

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

Community & Charity Information Event – Banbury 4/10/18

Come and find out about support, information and advice available from local charities and organisations. - Advice on benefits & allowances - Free initial advice on Wills and Power of Attorney - Support for Carers - Services to promote independence, wellbeing and quality of life, training, job and volunteer opportunities - Befriending - Dementia Services … Continue reading Community & Charity Information Event – Banbury 4/10/18

National Pensioners’ Convention – workshop on 18/09/18

The National Pensioners’ Convention is the largest UK campaigning group of pensioners. This workshop (see attached) is a good opportunity for all people who may want to know how the National Pensioners’ Convention works, its policies, and how to become involved in local and national action on older people’s issues. NPC has 1,000 local groups thought … Continue reading National Pensioners’ Convention – workshop on 18/09/18