We’re growing!

with No Comments

There’s been a rise in climate activism and people wanting to take action to make our lives more sustainable since the recent declarations of climate emergency across the country. That means we have had lots of new groups wanting to … Read More

Our most impactful year yet!

with No Comments

Last year was an exciting and eventful year for the CAG network, with 8 new groups joining to grow our network to 69 groups. These included; Marston Community Gardening, Windrush Bike Project and Oxford Poetry Library. Network members also launched … Read More

The Refill Revolution is here!

with No Comments

Its been a busy few weeks for those of us excited about reducing plastic waste and supporting a culture of reuse. Last Tuesday Waitrose unveiled its first ‘unpacked range’ in our local Botley store, with a wide range of plastic free products, including; … Read More

Rose Hill Repairs!

with No Comments

Repair cafés are becoming a regular fixture at Rose Hill Community Centre in Oxford, thanks to a collaboration between Community Action Group Rose Hill and Iffley Low Carbon and staff at the community centre. The repair cafes have been developing … Read More

Our Impact – 2017-2018!

with No Comments

Its been an amazing year for the CAG network, with even more events being run, carbon being saved, volunteer hours being contributed and new groups joining the network. Check out our infographic to see all the network has achieved in … Read More

International Repair Cafe Week!

with No Comments

Exciting news everyone! Its International Repair Cafe Week – which means this week is an excellent opportunity to finally get around to fixing some of those clothes, electronics or household items you have been meaning to repair and give a new lease … Read More

Collaborate programme launched

with No Comments

Collaborate events are opportunities for Community Action Groups (CAGs) working on similar projects or across a common theme to meet up, share and find ways of working together. The meetings are open to members of the CAG network, as well as other associated, … Read More

We want to fund CAGs!

with No Comments

The CAG Project is announcing a change to the way we are administering our Special Project Grant and putting out a call for applications! What is the Special Project Grant? The Special Projects Grant is a fund held by the … Read More

The Heat is on…

with No Comments

Whilst this heatwave has been jolly nice, we can’t ignore the links between the hot weather and climate change. One of our members Low Carbon Oxford North have written an excellent blog post on how its important to connect the dots, make sure … Read More

The CAG Network scoop 3 OCVA awards

with No Comments

The CAG Network received special recognition last night at the Oxfordshire Charity and Volunteer Awards ceremony. The annual event held by the Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary Action (OCVA) celebrates the achievements of the third sector to a packed audience at … Read More

The Big Walk in Oxfordshire

with No Comments

Community Action Groups in the spotlight as The Big Walk came to Oxfordshire Last week Oxfordshire was visited by two walkers, Steve and Katherine, who are travelling hundreds of miles across England to shine a light on fantastic communities and projects that make great things happen as part of The Big … Read More

Get involved with Tandem Festival 2018!

with No Comments

Tandem Festival celebrates culture, fosters cooperation and inspires change, and they’re back for our 4th edition! This summer the Tandem experience comes to life from 22nd – 24th June. Cycle powered, volunteer-run and community led, Tandem brings you different worlds … Read More

Work with us!

with No Comments

The CAG Project is hiring a new Project Officer to work with us on building community action on climate change in Oxfordshire. We’re excited to announce that Henry, the current project officer, will soon by job-sharing the Project Coordination role … Read More

Assisting with GDPR

with No Comments

A new regulation called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect from May 25th 2018 – which will affect us all. The regulation aims to strengthen the data protection for all citizens within the EU & giving people … Read More

New programme to tackle food waste

with No Comments

We are excited to announce that Resource Futures, the parent company of the CAG Project, will be delivering a major new “Waste Advisors” programme in Oxford, on behalf of Oxfordshire County Council. This programme will merge the existing Love Food Hate … Read More

Funding secured for Makespace Oxford

with No Comments

Funding has been secured to provide truly affordable working and making space for Oxford community groups and social enterprises. We’re thrilled to announce that funding has been granted to continue the work we are doing with Aspire Oxford, Transition by Design and Broken … Read More

A tribute to John Gordon

with No Comments

Written by previous CAG Oxfordshire Project Coordinator Simon Kenton.  It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of John Gordon who died in February after a hard-fought battle with cancer. John was a pivotal figure in the CAG … Read More

There is no ‘away’

with No Comments

This post was first produced as an opinion piece for the Oxford Times and Oxford Mail, and was originally published there on 24 January 2018 with the online headline ‘Why tackling plastic is crucial for our future’ and ‘Why tackling … Read More

Incredible (Edible) Opportunities

with No Comments

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!

with No Comments

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

with No Comments

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

1 2