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Citizens Advice - Long COVID

Citizens Advice - Long COVID

In March the Office for National Statistics reported that approximately 1.7 million people in the UK were experiencing self-reported long Covid. Over half of these had symptoms such as fatigue, loss of sense of smell and inability to breathe, for at least a year. This can have a far-reaching impact.

In the short term, if you are employed and ill, sick pay may be available and there is information about... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 May 2022 15:56 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, News

Week 43 - Biodiversity Tips

Week 43 - Biodiversity Tips

Each week this year we will be posting a biodiversity tip from the European Commission.

This week the tip is:

'I encouraged my company to take action for biodiversity'

Posted: Mon, 16 May 2022 13:11 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community

Week 42 - Biodiversity Tips

Week 42 - Biodiversity Tips

Each week this year we will be posting a biodiversity tip from the European Commission.

This week the tip is:

'I am discovering the 'hot spots' of biodiversity'

Posted: Mon, 09 May 2022 13:08 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community

Cornerstone showcases art inspired by nature for Oxfordshire Artweeks

Cornerstone showcases art inspired by nature for Oxfordshire Artweeks

Cornerstone Arts Centre in Didcot is celebrating Oxfordshire Artweeks 40th anniversary by hosting an exciting exhibition by two local artists. The 'Inspired By Nature' exhibition is now on and runs until 1 June and features work by Denny Webb and Charlie Davies.

The special exhibition includes a diverse selection of paintings celebrating the local landscape, nature, and the concept of bringing the outdoors... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 May 2022 15:50 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community

Week 41 - Biodiversity Tips

Week 41 - Biodiversity Tips

Each week this year we will be posting a biodiversity tip from the European Commission.

This week the tip is:

'I do not introduce exotic species into the world'

Posted: Mon, 02 May 2022 13:05 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community

Week 40 - Biodiversity Tips

Week 40 - Biodiversity Tips

Each week this year we will be posting a biodiversity tip from the European Commission.

This week the tip is:

'I am having a green roof installed at home'

Posted: Mon, 25 Apr 2022 12:57 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community

How to grow your own veg: Online workshop with the Oxford Garden Project

How to grow your own veg: Online workshop with the Oxford Garden Project

The Oxford Garden Project are running a free online workshop next week on growing your own food.

Learn the basics of growing your own pumpkins, squashes and other veg. Get your gardening and composting questions answered. And have fun!Are you just getting started with growing your own veg this spring? Or have you tried gardening before, and want to polish up your skills to ensure an abundant harvest... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Apr 2022 15:34 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Community OCC, Community environment, Events, News

Earth Day 2022

Earth Day 2022

Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by EarthDay.org (formerly Earth Day Network) including 1 billion people in more than 193 countries.

For more information and event detail click here.

Posted: Fri, 22 Apr 2022 15:00 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Events

Week 39 - Biodiversity Tips

Week 39 - Biodiversity Tips

Each week this year we will be posting a biodiversity tip from the European Commission.

This week the tip is:

'I do not buy clothing that needs to be dry cleaned'

Posted: Mon, 18 Apr 2022 12:55 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community

Basic guidelines for hosting Ukrainian refugees – Citizens Advice

Basic guidelines for hosting Ukrainian refugees – Citizens Advice

If you are one of those who have generously offered to host Ukrainian refugees, you need to know what is involved.

The government hasn't yet released complete details of how the "Homes for Ukraine" scheme will work, but as of the time of writing (mid-April 2022) the following guidelines apply:

First, you can volunteer for someone from the Ukraine to come to the UK and live with you. If you know of specific... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 16 Apr 2022 21:36 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Charity, News

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