Author: Chelsey Lordan
How many of these can you tick off?
You can pick up this handy compilation of places to visit and enjoy at Cornerstone.
Posted: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 17:30 by Chelsey Lordan
Last year Robin McStay won the John Eldridge Award at the Didcot Town Awards.
Robin McStay is the leader for Didcot Health Walks, which runs twice a week plus social events for the walking group too.
Posted: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan
Last year Daniel Merritt won the Service with a Smile Award at the Didcot Town Awards.
Daniel was nominated because during lockdown he set up a support group for veterans with mental health issues.
Posted: Tue, 17 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan
Each week this year we will be posting a biodiversity tip from the European Commission.
This week the tip is:
'I support nature-protection associations'
Posted: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 16:11 by Chelsey Lordan
Last year Angels Performing Arts won the Artist Award at the Didcot Town Awards.
Angels Performing Arts are a Didcot-based performing arts school who offer dance, drama and singing classes for ages three and up.
Posted: Sun, 15 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan
Last year Daniel Lloyd won the Young Volunteer Award at the Didcot Town Awards.
Daniel Lloyd was nominated for his charity Markers for Mindfulness. He collects stationery supplies for schools to help them save money on their school budget.
Posted: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan
Last year SMAF Oxford won the Sporting Achievement Award at the Didcot Town Awards.
SMAF Oxford are a family-run martial arts school based in Oxfordshire. Father and son, Mark and Mitchell Currie have been involved in martial arts for most of their lives and clearly have a passion for their sport and for the community.
Posted: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan
The award categories are:
Didcot Artistic Award – for those people who have made a contribution to artistic or cultural projects in Didcot.
Sporting Achievement Award – for those individuals, pairs, clubs, or teams who have made a significant contribution to sport
Service with a Smile – for those people who take pride in their work and make our days better when we see them
Young Volunteer... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 11:11 by Chelsey Lordan
It's not widely known that Citizens Advice needs volunteers to help manage the organisation, as well as volunteers to provide advice.
In particular, we are looking for people who can offer a day a week to help us with our Research and Campaigns work, our new website, IT support, fundraising administration, maintaining links with towns and local communities, organising events with MPs (planned for autumn),... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 10:58 by Chelsey Lordan
Three test drive events are taking place in Oxfordshire next month to showcase electric vehicles (EVs) and an innovative new way of charging them aimed at people without off-street parking.
Oxfordshire's park and charge team will be running live roadshow events in Abingdon, Witney, and Henley in August. These free events will be an opportunity for residents to learn more about EVs and the different... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 10:43 by Chelsey Lordan