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Citizens Advice information on vanishing energy suppliers

Citizens Advice information on vanishing energy suppliers

Many people have recently had the disconcerting experience of seeing their energy supplier break up and go out of business during the recent energy price fluctuations. It sounds pretty drastic, but the situation isn't as bad as it seems.

If you are one of those affected, remember these key facts: first of all, the gas or electricity supply itself won't be interrupted, so don't be concerned about that.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 16:07 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community

Didcot's fisrt 'Green roof' bus shelter

Didcot's fisrt 'Green roof' bus shelter

On Saturday 16th October 2021, Didcot Town Council installed the first SEDUM ROOF bus shelter in Didcot.

It is situated on Avon Way/Dagdale Drive and is ready to be used! The plants will help absorb CO2 and release oxygen, while the flowers will be great for bees providing a haven and a welcome food source for many different pollinators along the roadside.

The sedum plants can also filter fine dust particles... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 15:05 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Environment, outdoor services

Week 15 - Biodiversity Tips

Week 15 - Biodiversity Tips

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

This week the tip is:

'I organise team building in favour of biodiversity'

Posted: Mon, 01 Nov 2021 15:50 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community

Didcot Town Awards - Nominations Close Tomorrow!

Didcot Town Awards - Nominations Close Tomorrow!

Didcot Town Award nominations close tomorrow - make sure you submit your nominations tonight!

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... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 30 Oct 2021 13:00 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Events

Week 14 - Biodiversity Tips

Week 14 - Biodiversity Tips

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

This week the tip is:

'I limit the CO2 emitted during my travels and compensate for it'

Posted: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 15:48 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community

Week 13 - Biodiversity Tips

Week 13 - Biodiversity Tips

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

This week the tip is:

'I enjoy the taste of biodiversity'

Posted: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 15:46 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community

Halloween competition

Halloween competition

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have launched a reuse competition for children and adults to help make Halloween more environmentally friendly. Ten winners will receive books on zero waste recipes and ideas.

With the right imagination, toilet roll cardboard inner tubes can become flying bats, empty plastic milk containers become ghosts or monsters and pine cones can be transformed... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 14:11 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community

Week 12 - Biodiversity Tips

Week 12 - Biodiversity Tips

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

This week the tip is:

'I respect nature when I go out for a walk'

Posted: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 15:45 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community

Week 11 - Biodiversity Tips

Week 11 - Biodiversity Tips

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

This week the tip is:

'I use non-polluting household products'

Posted: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 15:42 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE WILLOWBROOK LEISURE CENTRE BUILDING

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE WILLOWBROOK LEISURE CENTRE BUILDING

Following redecoration; essential maintenance and up-grading of lights in the main sports hall, Didcot Town Council will open the doors of the Willowbrook building in November 2021.

The aim is to open the space on a phased basis, to as many different activities as possible while the Centre returns to providing activities for the community post pandemic. Priority will be given to previous users and groups... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 12:28 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community