Faith in Service

Tags: Community COVID

Didcot Town Awards - Nominations Now Open!

Winner Hasnath Miah and Councillor Eleanor Hards stood outside holding the award and certificate

Last year Hasnath Miah won the COVID Hero Award at the Didcot Town Awards.

Hasnath Miah has won this special award for all the help he has given to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hasnath runs local Indian restaurant Indian Dream and since the beginning of lockdown has been helping feed NHS staff, key workers, people struggling with income, and many more.

You can read more about last year's... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Charity, Community, Community COVID, Events, Mayor, News

Citizens Advice needs volunteer advisers

Citizens Advice needs volunteer advisers

Message from Citizens Advice below:

There comes a time for all of us when we face problems that are too stressful or complicated to sort out alone.

Last year – one of the most difficult - our 90 advisers advised 9,000 clients on over 20,000 problems. We helped four in five resolve their debt, benefits, employment, and housing problems. Many of these were caused by the Covid-19 crisis.

We now need... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 19:03 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Community COVID

Guide to Universal Credit

Guide to Universal Credit

Between March 13th 2020 and January 14th 2021 there were 4.5 million Universal Credit claims. Over a third of Universal Credit claims have been made since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Find out more about Universal Credit using the Universal Credit guide at the link below. It covers who can apply, how to apply, how much money you can claim, a glossary to help with Universal Credit terminology... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 May 2021 08:00 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Community COVID, News

Didcot Playgrounds Reopening

Didcot Playgrounds Reopening

Didcot Town Council have tonight received confirmation from central government that playgrounds can remain open, and we will be reopening Didcot's first thing tomorrow morning for residents to use.

Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 16:43 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Community COVID, News, outdoor services

A message from Councillor Mocky Khan, Leader of Didcot Town Council

Happy New Year, I hope that you managed to enjoy a very different Christmas break.

Last year was a very challenging year for all and I hope that 2021 is better, safer and one that allows our lives to return to some resemblance of normality.

I am pleased to announce that Didcot Civic Hall from Wednesday 6th January 2021 will be the centre where covid-19 vaccinations will take place. This is great news... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 12:46 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community COVID, News