The Earl of Wessex visits homeless support projects across Oxford

Oxford had the chance to showcase the innovative support provided for people experiencing homelessness in the city with a visit from HRH The Earl of Wessex. Partners from Oxfordshire Homeless Movement greeted The Earl and shared how local organisations had adapted their work in response to the pandemic.

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Sobell House – May News Update

Welcome to our May update, which I hope finds you well. It’s good to see restrictions starting to ease, family and friends being able to meet outside, and the joy this brings.

Oxford Bus Company deliver chocolate boost to local food bank

Oxford Bus Company made a sweet delivery via Quality Street this week. But it is not a new road name in the county.

Oxford Engineering Business Donates Laptops to Local Charity Campaign

A charity initiative that aims to give local children access to technology for education, set up by a former pupil of Didcot Girls’ school, has received a generous donation of laptops from Oxford-based engineering firm, Airdri. Courtney Hughes, award-winning founder of Secret Santa 365, was contacted by local families who were concerned that they did… Read More »

SpecialEffect April Update

Case Study: “Archiebot has been the best thing” Archie is a gaming-mad young man who has been isolated at home for over a year due to medication and treatment for an injury relating to a genetic condition. Even when his school reopened in the autumn and spring, he wasn’t able to attend lessons and spend… Read More »

Blenheim to Host 100km Non-Stop Charity Walk

Blenheim Palace is to host an epic one-man overnight 100km non-stop charity walk to raise funds for a rare neurological order.

Toyota Announces Charity Partnership with the Motor Neurone Disease Association

Toyota Announces Charity Partnership with the Motor Neurone Disease Association

Toyota (GB) and Toyota Financial Services announce that the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association will be their new corporate charity partner.

Digital ID helps The Hideaway support local community post-Covid

Local Stockport business donates crucial equipment to The Hideaway, a not-for-profit helping people from all walks of life with everything from foodbanks to meals for children and wellbeing calls to check in with residents. As we start to see the green shoots of returning back to normal life, the work to repair the damage of… Read More »

“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?

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.