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Below is the archive of our news stories…


Oxtalk collaborates with BWBF

Posted on 13 October, 2010

We are delighted to announce that the weekly Oxtalk recordings will now also be made available nationwide to users of the Sonata internet radio device provided by the British Wireless for the Blind Fund. For more information about these devices please visit http://www.blind.org.uk/radios_sonata.html.

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Screen Reader Training Day for the Visually Impaired

Posted on 11 May, 2010

The Oxford Visual Impairment Team are organising a Screen Reader Training Day. Date:-    25 May 2010 Time:-    10.30am to 3.30pm Venue:-  Adult Learning Centre, Westgate Library, Oxford For further details and to book a place on the course Visually Impaired people are asked to ring 01865 894951.

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Dance donation for Oxtalk

Posted on 28 March, 2010

Pippa Dawson-Goodey, a long-time supporter of Oxtalk, has boosted the charity’s funds by raising money at a Christmas folk dance.  Donations for Oxtalk were collected totalling £72.00 at the dance, and have been used to purchase new digital equipment for listeners. Margaret Simpson, Chair of Oxtalk, says: “This was a great effort from Pippa and we are […]

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Thank you Waitrose shoppers!

Posted on 28 March, 2010

A big thank you to all the Waitrose shoppers who are supporters of OXTALK. As a result of being chosen as one of the Headington branch’s charities for December, OXTALK has been allocated the grand sum of £400. Margaret Simpson, Chair of OXTALK, comments: “We are delighted with the generosity of the shoppers, especially at what can be an expensive time […]

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Collect tokens for Oxtalk at Waitrose, Headington

Posted on 1 December, 2009

During the month of December, Oxtalk has been selected as one of the charities to be featured at Waitrose in Headington. So every time you, your friends and family visit Waitrose during December, please put the token in the Oxtalk box. These tokens are collected at the tills.  This is such a marvellous opportunity for Oxtalk […]

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