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New Integrated Community Equipment Provider (28/03/2019)
From 1 April 2019, NRS Healthcare will be the Community Equipment provider in Oxfordshire. The county council and partners Oxford Health and Oxford University Hospitals have contracted NRS Healthcare for four years with an option to extend for a further three years. NRS Healthcare takes over fr… Read more about New Integrated Community Equipment Provider
Wallingford Community Fridge has been overflowing with produce since its launch in December last year.
Located at The Fountain Charity Bookshop in St Mary’s Street, the fridge is stacked full of fresh fruit, vegetables and bread donated by local shops and supermarkets.
Projects making a big difference across local communities have received a cash boost from Oxfordshire county councillors.
Everything from community centres and community buses to community fridges have been supported as part of the Councillor Priority Fund.
In February last year, … Read more about Councillor Priority Fund boosts community projects across Oxfordshire
You must be diagnosed as diabetic and registered on the Go Active, Get Healthy programme to claim this offer.
Register now on 01295 221803.
Five swims for £5 starts 18 February 2019.
Discount card valid at any Legacy swimming pools within Cherwell.
You will be sent… Read more about Diabetes 5 for £5 Swim Offer - Go Active Get Healthy (Cherwell District Council)
An exciting new family programme is making it easier for families to enjoy sports and leisure together.
The programme is aimed at families in the Neithrop, Ruscote, Hardwick and Grimsbury wards of Banbury. Check your postcode on www.cherwell.gov.… Read more about FAST – Families Active, Sporting Together (Cherwell District Council)
Calling all knitters - The Big Knit is back! (24/01/2019)
Age UK Oxfordshire
Every hat is important, and anyone can learn to knit, so whether you knit one or loads, you will be making a difference. Age UK Oxfordshire receives 25p for every hat knitted. This year the target is 25,469 knitted hats!
Whether you're new to casting on or alrea… Read more about Calling all knitters - The Big Knit is back!
Healthy eating: what is a correct food portion? (24/01/2019)
Nutrition scientists have devised a new way of measuring out food portions - using your hands, thumbs and fists rather than a set of scales.
The new guide from the British Nutrition Foundation has been… Read more about Healthy eating: what is a correct food portion?
Oxfordshire Plan 2050 (24/01/2019)
Oxfordshire is a vibrant, dynamic county that blends the historic such as Blenheim Palace with the cutting edge such as the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus. Its economy is one of the best performing in the country, while it consistently ranks high for quality of life and remains the… Read more about Oxfordshire Plan 2050
A leisure centre multi-use games area will receive a major upgrade after contractors were appointed to install an artificial turf pitch.
The new sand dressed pitch at Chipping Norton Leisure Centre will replace the existing Tarmac surface which has reached the end of its life and wi… Read more about Green light for new artificial pitch at Chipping Norton
Reducing the number of people unnecessarily delayed in a hospital bed is Victoria Baran’s priority.
Victoria joined the County Council’s Adult Social Care team in March last year, with a determination to continue improving Oxfordshire’s performance in relation to Delayed Transfers of Care… Read more about Victoria's mission to free up Oxfordshire's hospital beds