Incredible (Edible) Opportunities

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Incredible Edible have been awarded a grant from the European Social Fund by Oxford City Council to deliver a programme of horticultural, sustainable building and agroecology courses with young people at risk of becoming NEET (not in education or unemployment) … Read More

Orinoco is recruiting!

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About Orinoco: Orinoco is a small but popular charity, based in Oxford, committed to reuse and to providing interesting and unusual materials and tools for creative and DIY projects. We collect waste and unwanted household items from local businesses and … Read More

CAG Skill Share Programme is released

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We’ve just finalised our programme of community change-boosting workshops for next week’s Skill Share, taking place on Saturday 11 November at County Hall in Oxford. Reserve your space now to enjoy good company, interesting workshops, and delicious food and drink. … Read More

Zero-waste shopping makes the news

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You may have seen coverage in the national news about the “first” zero-waste supermarket in the UK. A married couple have opened Earth.Food.Love. in Totnes, Devon which stocks organic wholefoods in self-serve dispensers. Customers are invited to bring their own containers to … Read More

The CAG Project at Offline Festival

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Last weekend (15th-17th of September), the CAG Oxfordshire Project team attended the Offline Festival. Organised by Project Dirt, Power to Change and Eden Project Communities, Offline was an ‘un-conference’ with a festival vibe. The days were packed with panel discussions … Read More

Community-led land management

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A new piece of research, conducted by an intern from Oxford University, which analysed the benefits of community-led land management has found that 38 plots of land across Oxfordshire are being activity managed and maintained by members of the Community … Read More

Team Oxford and ‘Actober’

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Team Oxford would like to hear from Community Action Groups who have events running in October that would benefit from additional volunteers and promotion so that these can be added to programme of activities taking place during ‘Actober’. If you … Read More

Job Vacancy: CAG Project Officer

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We’re hiring! The CAG Project is looking for a new Project Officer. £20,500-£22,500 (pro rata) depending on experience 22.5 hours per week Fixed Term until end November 2018 (with possible extension) Based in Central Oxford Role & Purpose You will … Read More

Offline Festival

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Project Dirt is a social enterprise working to resource grassroots community projects around the UK. In collaboration with Power to Change and The Eden Project Communities, they are hosting Offline Festival – unearth the power of your community – 15-17th … Read More

Big Green Day Out Fun

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On Saturday 10 June, the CAG Project took part in the Big Green Day Out celebration on Broad Street. The day was an opportunity for people to showcase what they’re doing in Oxford to tackle climate change, improve the local … Read More

SESI is recruiting

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SESI is recruiting. We are looking for someone with good communication skills, experience as sales assistant, as well as a commitment to low carbon behaviour and developing the role of the community sector. Role: SESI Stall coordinator Hourly Rate: £11.11 Hours: 9 … Read More

The Network Social 2017

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The annual CAG Network Social is an opportunity for members of the CAG Project to get together, pause and reflect on the year just gone, celebrate the successes and chat over what’s to come. This year however was tinged with … Read More

Navigate update

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Navigate are a team of trainers and facilitators, who used to be known as Seeds for Change Oxford. They offer a wide range of support for groups. We thought members of the CAG Network would like to know more about … Read More

Own New Internationalist!

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Guest blog from the New Internationalist.    With Trump in the White House, fake news and nationalism spreading, the world urgently needs media that stands for something better. At New Internationalist, we’ve pioneered our unique kind of global journalism for … Read More

Botley Community Fridge

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If you haven’t yet heard of the concept of a community fridge then I’m sure that will change in the coming weeks and months. It’s an idea that’s gaining a lot of interest across the UK, as communities are trying … Read More

One Oxfordshire Consultation

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Have you heard about the proposal put forward by Oxfordshire County Council to disband the current council structure to create a single unitary council? It’s important to have your say in the debate which will affect the future of the … Read More

SESI teams up with Cultivate

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Since 2006 SESI have been helping people cut out the plastic by producing and supplying their own organic, fair-trade and local food and detergents. So far, they have refilled an astonishing 40,000 plastic bottles just in Oxford. Cultivate stock local, … Read More

Oxford Green Week

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The newly named Oxford Green Week is back and will run from Saturday 17 to Sunday 25 June. Previously known as Low Carbon Week, this annual festival encourages creativity, culture and community to inspire people to take action on climate … Read More

Sustainable Blewbury in 2016

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Community Action Group, Sustainable Blewbury, had a busy year in 2016! Here is just a glimpse of what the group got up to. The Mike Edmunds Community Orchard kicked into action on Tickers Folly Field, they continued with Hedge-laying for … Read More

Thermal imaging volunteers wanted

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The CAG Project is working with 4 “Low Carbon” Community Action Groups (CAGs) in the East Oxford area to help “power down” neighbourhoods through a thermal imaging project. Thermal imaging is a powerful tool for engagement to help people understand … Read More

ResourceCIT Launches

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The CAG Project is excited to launch The Resource Community Impacts Tool (ResourceCIT), an easy to use online tool which supports community groups to monitor the effect of over 120 different activities, from tree planting and swap shops to bike … Read More

New member of the CAG team

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This week the CAG Project welcomes a new addition to the team with Beth McAllister joining as Project Officer. Beth has a background in communications and marketing, most recently as the Marketing Coordinator for Pegasus Theatre and Communications Coordinator with … Read More

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