Nettlebed Art and Craft Show

Nettlebed Art Society members have taken the sad decision to cancel this year's Art and Craft Show, which was due to take place on 1st and 2nd August in Nettlebed Community School Hall. We will announce dates for next year later on when Covid-19 has abated. Meanwhile, whilst all are in isolation, there is a wonderful opportunity to be creative in preparation for 2021 so that we can put on the best show ever. We would like to thank all those who support us by advertising in our catalogue, and all of you who come and make purchases during the show. We apologise to all those charities and groups to whom we usually make a donation. Hopefully all will be back to normal next year. We can be contacted for further information via the nettlebed.org website...
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New life-saving app

A new potentially life-saving app can tell emergency services the precise location they need to go to when someone needs assistance and Thames Valley Police is encouraging everybody to install it on their smartphones. What3words divides the entire globe into 57 trillion 3m x 3m squares – if someone needs assistance it will then provide a specific three-word code for where they are, making it a lot easier for the emergency services to find someone in a rural area or unfamiliar location.  The app, which is used by emergency services across the country, is free and doesn’t require an internet connection to use – for more information please see the what3words website ...
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Free parking in the run up to Christmas

South Oxfordshire District Council’s special Christmas free parking days are back again this year. We provide the annual free parking tradition to encourage people to shop locally for their Christmas presents.  You will be able to park in our district council car parks without paying for or displaying a ticket on the following days next month: Didcot – Mondays (9, 16, 23 December)Goring – Saturdays (7, 14, 21 December)Henley – Tuesdays (3, 10,17 December)Thame – Saturdays (7, 14, 21 December)Wallingford -Thursdays (5, 12,19 December) For more about our car parks please visit southoxon.gov.uk/parking ...
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Oxfordshire Youth Opportunity Fund… your community’s chance to bid for funding

Click here to view flyer Oxfordshire Youth Opportunity Fund… your community’s chance to bid for funding Voluntary and community organisations are being invited to bid for portions of Oxfordshire County Council’s new £1m two-year grant fund: Youth Opportunity Fund. Feedback from Oxfordshire residents points to strong support for improving community-run youth services. This new fund is available to help existing projects expand and new ones get started. Grants of up to £70,000 are available. By offering start-up funding in previous years, the council has already helped many community-run groups provide support for young children and families. Now we aim to do the same for youth services. Community-run youth schemes complement the work of the county council’s children’s services department, which targets resources at young people at risk of abuse and neglect. People in neighbourhoods, towns and villages know best what is good for their community and where they would like to see improvements. Now they have the chance to start or grow existing opportunities for young people in their communities. For further information on how to submit a bid to the Youth Opportunity Fund: Website:...
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Nettlebed Art and Craft Show 2019

Nettlebed Art Society would like to thank everyone who came and supported this year's show. We sold a record of fourteen paintings out of the 127 on display and of course lots of crafts too. The show was well supported with many visitors from the other side of the world including South Africa and New Zealand. Our proceeds of £1600 are being shared between seven local charities. Next year's show will be on 1st and 2nd August ...
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