The achievements of the Community Action Group (CAG) Network were celebrated on the 9th of May 2017 at the Oxford Community & Voluntary Action (OCVA) annual awards ceremony.
3 groups won awards for their outstanding projects and dedication, with a further 8 groups being shortlisted for special recognition. A 19 groups were nominated for awards as a result of their hard work over the last year. One of our network volunteers also won a volunteer award to acknowledge her commitment.
The achievements were as follows:
Alex Mates (Oxford Circular Collective)
Best Community Project
Winner: Sandford Talking Shop
Shortlisted: Bicester’s Big Lunch Lunch (Grassroots Bicester) & Sustainable Wantage
Best New Group
Winner: Incredible Edible Hook Norton
Winner: Charlbury Green Hub
Shortlisted: Greening Chinnor, Sustainable Blewbury
Best Team of Volunteers
Shortlisted: Broken Spoke
Shortlisted: Oxford Circular Collective
Management of Volunteers
Shortlisted: Sandford Talking Shop
Good Neighbour Award
Shortlisted: Sustainable Wantage
Other nominated groups include: Oxgrow, Farmability, Low Carbon Oxford North, Good Food Oxford, SESI, Rose Hill & Iffley Low Carbon, LEAF, Low Carbon Headington, Low Carbon East Oxford and The CAG Project itself
Check out our photo album from the ceremony on Facebook!