Oxtalk
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40 Years Recognition!

Posted on 19 February, 2019

To mark Oxtalk’s 40 years of weekly recordings which are posted out to visually impaired listeners, Radio Oxford interviewer Annie Othen interviewed Margaret Brinkhurst (listener and Trustee Listener Representative) via phone link at home and Trevor Dawn (volunteer for many years) and Margaret Simpson (Chair) at the Summertown Studio this morning, Tuesday 19 February. To […]

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Oxtalk Autumn Meeting and AGM 2018

Posted on 22 October, 2018

The Oxtalk Autumn Meeting and AGM was held on Saturday 13th October. The Chair’s report is included as a pdf file here. We were delighted to welcome Nathan Tree, Advice Worker at OAB, who gave a most enjoyable talk to our members. Nathan was accompanied by his guide dog Maisie and his mum. Afternoon tea […]

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Many thanks to Cala Homes, Chiltern, for their generous donation.

Posted on 14 June, 2018

Oxtalk has been selected to receive a donation from Cala Homes, Chiltern. With this generous donation of £1550.00 Oxtalk plans to buy a new Duplicator/Copier. Very many grateful thanks to Cala Homes, Chiltern – thank you.

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OCVA Awards Tuesday 5 June 2018 in Oxford Town Hall

Posted on 14 June, 2018

Oxtalk was shortlisted for the ‘Working Together Award’, as we were last year. Imagine my amazement and immediate pride and joy when it was announced that Oxtalk working with OAB had been selected as the overall winner of the ‘Working Together Award 2018’. Thank you to all Oxtalk volunteers for supporting and helping Oxtalk gain […]

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Oxtalk awareness

Posted on 1 December, 2017

On Thursday 30th November at the North Oxford Community Centre in Summertown, Oxtalk’s Anne Ambler gave a talk about the work of the Oxford & District Talking News to the Macular Society’s Oxford Support Group. Many thanks to all those who attended. Any organisation wishing to arrange a similar talk, in return for a small […]

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