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Citizens Advice needs volunteer advisers

Citizens Advice needs volunteer advisers

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 difficulties. Many of these were linked to the Covid-19 crisis.

We now need more advisers as we move into... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 10:30 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, News

World Food Day

World Food Day

Collective action across 150 countries is what makes World Food Day one of the most celebrated days of the UN calendar. Hundreds of events and outreach activities bring together governments, businesses, NGOs, the media, and general public.

They promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure healthy diets for all.

#WorldFoodDay 2021 will be marked a... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 08:00 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Environment, News

Didcot Town Awards - Nominations Closing Soon!

Didcot Town Awards - Nominations Closing Soon!

Nominations close at the end of this month so make sure you get your nominees in!

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... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 11:00 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, News

Healthwatch Oxfordshire has launched a new survey asking people what it is like contacting their GP surgery.

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What is it like contacting your GP surgery?

Healthwatch Oxfordshire has launched a new survey asking people what it is like contacting their GP surgery.

The county's independent health and social care watchdog wants to hear people's experiences of contacting their surgery, including:

  • What happened when you called?
  • How long were you waiting before you spoke to somebody?
  • Did you get the information or service... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 12:48 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, News

Didcot Town Awards - Nominations Now Open!

Didcot Town Awards - Nominations Now Open!

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: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 11:00 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Events, Mayor, News

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

Didcot Town Awards - Nominations Now Open!

Didcot Town Awards - Nominations Now Open!

Last year Ady Crook won the Unsung Hero Award at the Didcot Town Awards.

Ady Crook was nominated for raising money for a local child, Yasmin who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in her left femur in February 2020, just 9 years of age at the time. Ady also raised money for the ward she was treated in at the Oxford Children's Hospital.

You can read more about last year's winners HERE and you can nominate... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Charity, Community, Events, News

Didcot Town Awards - Nominations Now Open!

Didcot Town Awards - Nominations Now Open!

Last year Rachel and Steve Hunter won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Didcot Town Awards.

Rachel and Steve Hunter have been volunteering at 23rd Scouts for 20 years, teaching kids vital skills and taking them on treks and camps in all weather.

You can read more about last year's winners HERE and you can nominate someone for this year's awards HERE.

Posted: Sat, 21 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Councillors, Events, News

In case you missed it: 'On your doorstep' created by Didcot Garden Town

In case you missed it: 'On your doorstep' created by Didcot Garden Town

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

Tags: Community, News

Didcot Town Awards - Nominations Now Open!

Didcot Town Awards - Nominations Now Open!

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.

You can read more about last year's winners HERE and you can nominate someone for this year's awards HERE.

Posted: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Charity, Community, Events, News