As the cold weather closes in with biting frosts and long, depressing hours of darkness, the
combined effects of the pandemic and financial problems threaten to drive us into a pit of total despondency. But if lack of money is your problem, take heart because there could be a way to take control of the situation: you might be entitled to receive benefits and Citizens Advice can help you all the way.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:33 by Chelsey Lordan
Please find below the list of people nominated for a Didcot Town Council Award 2020.
The categories and nominees are:
John Eldridge Award for Voluntary Service
Andy Baker BCAv
Courtney Hughes BEM
Staff at St Birinus School
Staff at Meadows Care Home
Claire Ward & Kaye Wynn (Newlands Avenue Mask Tree)
Marianne Slipper... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 16:29 by Chelsey Lordan
Although we cannot show our support for Armed Forces this weekend the way we have in previous years, there are still ways to support Remembrance Day whilst adhering to lockdown guidelines.
One of the ways to get involved is to show your support for our armed forces by downloading a poppy from the Royal British Legion website and displaying it in your window in time for remembrance Sunday this weekend.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 12:54 by Chelsey Lordan
We can all face problems that are too stressful or complicated to sort out alone.
Last year our 150 volunteers advised over 11,000 people. We helped three quarters resolve their debt, benefits, employment and housing problems.
We now need more advisers to help us during and after the Covid-19 crisis.
Our main offices are in Abingdon, Didcot, Henley and Thame. Since March, 90 volunteers and staff have... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 09:38 by Chelsey Lordan
One of the most serious outcomes of the current pandemic problem is that thousands of people in the UK are losing their jobs. If you are one of these people, and are made redundant or offered voluntary redundancy, it is important that you thoroughly understand your rights and options.
The first thing to do if you are at risk of redundancy is to look at your contract of employment, which will spell out... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:01 by Chelsey Lordan
DIDCOT MAYOR'S CHARITY DINNER 2020!
This years Mayor's Dinner is on SATURDAY 7th MARCH 2020 and is JAMES BOND themed!
Tickets are £45 and can be purchased at Didcot Town Council (Cash, Cheque or BACs payment only)
Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 09:45 by Beth
Didcot Town Council gave a Grant Aid Award to Didcot Library for activities to coincide with the children's Summer Reading Challenge.
The Council gave an award of £300 which helped fund various entertainers at the Summer events.
If your community group would like help then please see our webpage for more information.
A copy of the report we received from Didcot Library is attached.
Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:00 by Admin Assistant
Volunteering grants worth a total of £25,000 are still available to community groups in South Oxfordshire, but time is running out to apply for them.
The grant scheme was prompted by voluntary groups telling us that one of the biggest obstacles they face when trying to attract volunteers is finding money to meet training, transport and insurance costs.
In August we launched a pilot volunteering... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:53 by Admin Assistant
Didcot Mayor would like to invite you to join him for a Murder Mystery Charity Dinner on 10th November 2018 at 7pm.
Please join us to raise money to support Didcot Volunteer Centre and SSAFA - the Armed Forces Charity.
Tickets are £45 per person, which includes dinner and the show.
Deadline for... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:17 by Beth