NCVO Members’ Assembly – 4th Feb 2019 at Museum of Modern Art, Oxford

NCVO Members' Assembly Engaging with our 14,000 members face-to-face is core to our work as a membership organisation. We hold meetings throughout the year, aiming to reach all nine English regions over an 18-month period. The meetings enable us to gather vital intelligence from the sector and understand the challenges that voluntary organisations face, which … Continue reading NCVO Members’ Assembly – 4th Feb 2019 at Museum of Modern Art, Oxford

South and Vale Voluntary and Community Sector Forum – Save the date 13/03/19

    We would love to see you at the next South and Vale Voluntary and Community Sector Forum, being held on Wednesday 13 March 2019 at Cornerstone Arts Centre in Didcot. Please save the date! Some comments from the last event were, ‘an excellent day…well worth coming for the training sessions…a great opportunity for … Continue reading South and Vale Voluntary and Community Sector Forum – Save the date 13/03/19

Healthy Abingdon – Community Groups meeting

Help for Community Groups 5 to 7 pm, Thursday 6 December Registration, networking and refreshment from 4:30 pm More details:  Dec2018Flier To register to attend, or to find out more, please email Dave Butterworth on healthyabingdon@aol.com, or phone him on 01235 525 955. This meeting is open to all whether community groups, health service providers or … Continue reading Healthy Abingdon – Community Groups meeting

Brand the Bus competition – entries close on 30/11/18 but you can vote now for local good causes

How often do you get the chance to brand a bus?... The winner of the "Brand the Bus!" competition will have their good cause's logo and messages proudly displayed all over an Oxford Bus Company bus, driving the routes of our City where Oxford's residents and visitors will see them everyday.  What better way to … Continue reading Brand the Bus competition – entries close on 30/11/18 but you can vote now for local good causes

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