Volunteer drivers sought for transport schemes

Volunteer drivers sought for transport schemes

We are seeking volunteer drivers to help our local transport schemes. There are more than 60 local schemes in Oxfordshire with 1,300 volunteers providing 25,000 journeys each year. Could you help someone gain a little independence….

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Looking back on another successful year

Looking back on another successful year

63 Community-led Plans assisted, 12 neighbourhood plans advised, 2 major Local Authority research projects delivered… Read more about CFO’s impact in your community- and what you are saying about us- in our annual report

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Interested in Neighbourhood Planning?

Interested in Neighbourhood Planning?

Housing development is a major issue for communities. Community First Oxfordshire’s Neighbourhood Planning service can help you take back control and maximise the benefits for your community.

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Welcome to Community First Oxfordshire…

Welcome to Community First Oxfordshire…

… the new name for Oxfordshire Rural Community Council. Our new website is built with you in mind. Have a look around and find out more about how we can help your community.

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PAT Testing Workshop

By cfo-admin | 2 Jun' 16

Quick Test are working with Community First Oxfordshire to keep your community building safe with a Portable Appliance Testing workshop on either Monday 11 July … Continue r Read more


By cfo-admin | 26 May' 16

How can we change our neighbourhood for the better? How do we get everyone involved? Thursday 14th July 2016  7-9pm Bletchingdon Village Hall (Kirtlington Road, … Conti Read more

Energy use in community shops- advice sheet

By cfo-admin | 13 May' 16

Profit margins for community and independent shops are tight. Reducing overheads by spending less on energy (electricity, gas or oil) is one way to boost profits. … Read more

Jon Bright Moving On

By cfo-admin | 19 Apr' 16

At the end of April, I will be standing down as CEO and will join the Charity’s Board of Trustees. Rather than replacing the CEO … Continue reading Read more

Village Hall Advisers Training Event

By cfo-admin | 15 Apr' 16

The dedicated band of specialist advisers who support England’s 10,000 rural village halls- including Lynne Newin from Community First Oxfordshire–  are holding their annual training … Read more

New Bus Usage Data Now Available to the Public

By cfo-admin | 6 Apr' 16

In June 2015, the County Council carried out a public consultation on subsidised bus services and dial a ride services. During the consultation a number … Read more

Dial a ride and subsidised bus services – update April 2016

By cfo-admin | 4 Apr' 16

The County Council’s dial a ride service has ceased and the subsidised bus services are planned to be withdrawn on 20 July 2016. Many people … Read more


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