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The Women’s Tour – Saturday 11 June 2022

The Women’s Tour – Saturday 11 June 2022

The Women's Tour will start at 11am in Chipping Norton and will then pass through Cherwell and West Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse.

The tour will enter South Oxfordshire along Didcot Road . The riders will then race through the streets of Didcot (from around 1.50pm), Wallingford (2pm) and Crowmarsh, and will travel by Benson, Shillingford, Dorchester, Berinsfield, Clifton Hampden.

The final... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 May 2022 09:52 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, News

Citizens Advice - Long COVID

Citizens Advice - Long COVID

In March the Office for National Statistics reported that approximately 1.7 million people in the UK were experiencing self-reported long Covid. Over half of these had symptoms such as fatigue, loss of sense of smell and inability to breathe, for at least a year. This can have a far-reaching impact.

In the short term, if you are employed and ill, sick pay may be available and there is information about... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 May 2022 15:56 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, News

How to grow your own veg: Online workshop with the Oxford Garden Project

How to grow your own veg: Online workshop with the Oxford Garden Project

The Oxford Garden Project are running a free online workshop next week on growing your own food.

Learn the basics of growing your own pumpkins, squashes and other veg. Get your gardening and composting questions answered. And have fun!Are you just getting started with growing your own veg this spring? Or have you tried gardening before, and want to polish up your skills to ensure an abundant harvest... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Apr 2022 15:34 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Community OCC, Community environment, Events, News

Basic guidelines for hosting Ukrainian refugees – Citizens Advice

Basic guidelines for hosting Ukrainian refugees – Citizens Advice

If you are one of those who have generously offered to host Ukrainian refugees, you need to know what is involved.

The government hasn't yet released complete details of how the "Homes for Ukraine" scheme will work, but as of the time of writing (mid-April 2022) the following guidelines apply:

First, you can volunteer for someone from the Ukraine to come to the UK and live with you. If you know of specific... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 16 Apr 2022 21:36 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Charity, News

Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month has been held every April since 1992 to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. Statistics from 2019 show that 74% of adults in the UK have felt so stressed that they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope (Mental Health Foundation).

More information regarding Stress Awareness Month can be found here or through the NHS.

If you are feeling... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Apr 2022 09:30 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, News

Didcot Town Council Annual Report for 2021/2022

Didcot Town Council Annual Report for 2021/2022:

Didcot Town Council Annual Report is an overview of what each Committee has achieved over the last 12 months.

Inside you will find an update from the Mayor, Leader of the Council, Chairs of each Committee, Councillor/Staff information and a feedback form.

Click here to read the annual report

Annual Town Meeting:All residents of the Parish of Didcot are invited... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 15:57 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Agendas, Community, Document, News, Reports

Environment and Climate Committee Meeting - Now on Zoom

The Environment and Climate Committee scheduled to take place tonight at 730pm will now be held over Zoom instead of at Didcot Civic Hall.

This decision has been made due to COVID safety measures.

If you would like to view the meeting via Zoom please email lblake@didcot.gov.uk and the link to join will be emailed to you half an hour before the meeting start time.

Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 11:03 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: News, meeting

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