“If you’re in the closet in school or at home, then it might as well be 1981 for you.”

Fresh off the back of the success of his latest TV drama, It’s a Sin, Russell T Davies, has shared his thoughts on how important it is to support LGBT+ young people through the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. The acclaimed screenwriter has pledged to support The Proud Trust’s new LGBT+ Centre in Manchester, a state-of-the-art… Read More »

Who Are The Policy Makers

Who are the policy makers?

This episode of The Business Brunch brings you insights into the House of Lords, with special guest Baroness Judith Jolly whose interests lie within healthcare and environmental issues.

Who Are The Policy Makers

Who are the policy makers?

This episode of The Business Brunch brings you insights into the House of Lords, with special guest Baroness Judith Jolly whose interests lie within healthcare and environmental issues.

Festive homelessness campaign raises £60k

Festive homelessness campaign raises £60k to support the most vulnerable

Thanks to the generosity of the community, Oxfordshire Homeless Movement (OHM) was able to raise funds that will now be used to help those at the sharp end of homelessness.

Berkshire begins 2021 brimming with local job opportunities

Statistics unveiled by Berkshire Opportunities show that despite the economic challenges facing the UK, there are over 40k job vacancies in Berkshire, 32k of which are for permanent positions. In the face of the ongoing coronavirus challenge, the outlook for Berkshire’s workforce is positive, demonstrating the continued strength of the area’s economy. The latest analysis… Read More »

Charity warns of epidemic of loneliness in Oxfordshire

Charity warns of epidemic of loneliness in Oxfordshire as lockdowns reduce support services for the most vulnerable

A new report from Oxfordshire Community Foundation (OCF) suggests that loneliness is driven by feelings of disconnection from civic life rather than distance from people, with urban residents most likely to feel lonely. It says charities are reporting increased demand for support.

Oxford United in the Community Virtual Coffee Mornings

Oxford United in the Community Extend Virtual Coffee Mornings

Oxford United in the Community will again provide support to the over 70s during the latest COVID-19 lockdown by hosting a new series of virtual coffee mornings to help tackle loneliness.

Oxford United in the Community

Oxford United In The Community To Provide Kickstart Job Opportunities For Youngsters

Oxford United in the Community is offering young people the chance to work within the charity as part of the government’s Kickstart scheme.

Sobell Business Lunch

Sobell Business Lunch

You are warmly invited to join us at our next virtual Sobell Business Lunch and hear from our guest speaker, Professor Anand Menon, who will be delivering his thoughts on ‘The UK in a Changing Europe’.

Requests for COVID-19 charitable funding soar as philanthropists urge people to give

Requests for COVID-19 charitable funding soar as philanthropists urge people to give

Oxfordshire Community Foundation’s latest grants round, opened last week in response to lockdown 3, has been overwhelmed with applications from local charities, indicating a great continued frontline need. The charity and its donors are therefore appealing for the public to give in support of this response.