Healthy Abingdon Event: Helping Those with Mental Health Problems

Join us at the Northcourt Centre, Abingdon on Tuesday 25th September to hear about what we are doing in Abingdon to help those with dementia, mental health problems and learning difficulties. This will also be your chance to tell us what else we should be doing. The meeting is from 5 to 7 pm with … Continue reading Healthy Abingdon Event: Helping Those with Mental Health Problems

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

UK Older Peoples’ Day 2018 – 50+ Event on Monday 1st October

UK Older Peoples' Day 2018 - Monday 1 October. Please see below for this year's Event Information and Booking Form, which I hope you will complete to reserve a place at this important day for the older people of Oxford and surrounding districts. UK OP Day 2018 - Invite and Booking Form (002) This year … Continue reading UK Older Peoples’ Day 2018 – 50+ Event on Monday 1st October

Massed Music Performance at The Royal Albert Hall – get involved

Each November, ensembles are chosen from around the country to perform at the Music for Youth Schools’ Proms.  Following a successful application, Oxfordshire  has been chosen to perform as the massed ensemble in the Royal Albert Hall in a large-scale Buddy Performance on Wednesday 7 November 2018.  This is being organised by the County Music Service. … Continue reading Massed Music Performance at The Royal Albert Hall – get involved

Restore need volunteers to help at Elder Stubbs Festival, Oxford – Sat 18th Aug

 Restore need volunteers to help at Elder Stubbs Festival Could you help at our festival on Saturday 18th August? Mental health charity Restore is looking for volunteers to help on the day at our Elder Stubbs Festival in Cowley. We need help with setting up, running stalls, serving food, stewarding and lots more. If you … Continue reading Restore need volunteers to help at Elder Stubbs Festival, Oxford – Sat 18th Aug

OCVA Charity Awards 2018 – winners

The Oxfordshire Charity & Volunteer Awards co-ordinated by OCVA were held last night and were a great success with 42 individual volunteers awards and 11 awards for community groups.  The awards were sponsored by a variety of companies and organisations, more details can be found here https://ocva.org.uk/sponsors-of-the-ocva-charity-and-volunteer-awards/ Winners: ARCh won Charity of the Year  Young Volunteer … Continue reading OCVA Charity Awards 2018 – winners