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 will be featuring the winners of the awards and this week it is the Best Group in South Oxfordshire and Volunteer of the Year:    Charity … Continue reading Oxfordshire Charity and Voluntary Awards – Spotlight on the winners

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

Community Led Housing Conference – Wednesday 13 June 2018

Community First Oxfordshire is running a Community-Led Housing Conference at Chesterton Community Centre, OX26 1BJ on Wednesday 13th June from 9.45 - 2.30 pm. This event will explore the transformational potential of Community-Led Housing and the practicalities of achieving a successful project - from finance and governance to community engagement. For more information please see the … Continue reading Community Led Housing Conference – Wednesday 13 June 2018

Healthy Abingdon event, hearing from the voluntary sector in Abingdon, 26 April

Healthy Abingdon event, hearing from the voluntary sector in Abingdon, 26 April The next Healthy Abingdon event is on Thursday 26 April at the North East Abingdon community Centre at Peachcroft. The meeting starts at 5 pm with registration, refreshments and networking from 4:30 pm. This event is all about hearing what the community groups … Continue reading Healthy Abingdon event, hearing from the voluntary sector in Abingdon, 26 April

Healthwatch Oxfordshire: voluntary sector forum – Wantage on 17th May, 10am to 12pm, Wantage Methodist Church

Healthwatch Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire’s watchdog on health and social care services, is pleased to announce its next voluntary sector forum to be held in Wantage on 17th May from 10am to 12pm at the Wantage Methodist Church. This will be an opportunity for all voluntary, community and self-help groups in Wantage, Grove and the surrounding areas with … Continue reading Healthwatch Oxfordshire: voluntary sector forum – Wantage on 17th May, 10am to 12pm, Wantage Methodist Church

Abingdon Community Groups Event, 26 April, 5 to 7 pm

Healthy Abingdon exists to bring community groups together to find ways to improve health and wellbeing in the town. We do this be working with each other and by forging relationships with statutory groups, particularly the NHS. See our web site for more information: http://healthyabingdon.org.uk/ . At our first event, community groups were keen to … Continue reading Abingdon Community Groups Event, 26 April, 5 to 7 pm