Oxtalk
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News Archive

Below is the archive of our news stories…


Oxtalk celebrates 30 years

Posted on 14 March, 2009

Oxtalk is gearing up to celebrate its 30th anniversary with ‘a bit of do’ for members and volunteers. Due to take place on the afternoon of Saturday 18th July, plans are progressing well: the venue will be the OXSRAD sports centre in Marston, the OXSRAD choir will provide entertainment on the day and OXTALK has […]

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Street success

Posted on 15 October, 2008

Volunteers took to the streets of Oxford on 27th September to fundraise for Oxtalk – and the people of Oxford did not disappoint. A total of £410 was collected at a selection of venues around the city: Headington, Summertown and Templars Square, Cowley. Comments Margaret Simpson, Chair of Oxtalk: “We are extremely grateful for the […]

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Diamond listeners

Posted on 15 October, 2008

Two generous Oxtalk listeners celebrated their Diamond Wedding in August and requested that, instead of gifts, they should receive donations for three charities close to their hearts – one of which is Oxtalk. The anniversary couple, Bill and Jessie Eeley of Witney, have donated £70 to Oxtalk as a result. The donation was accepted by Chair […]

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Oxtalk members’ event

Posted on 2 April, 2008

Oxtalk will be holding an event on Sunday 27th April to get together all members involved in bringing the local news to the blind and visually impaired of Oxford. As well as a chance for volunteers to share thoughts and ideas on Oxtalk over some light refreshments, the event will allow members to learn more […]

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New leaflets out now!

Posted on 2 April, 2008

Oxtalk committee members have been busy distributing new leaflets to alert members of the public to the weekly talking newspaper on offer for the blind and visually impaired of Oxford. By targeting locations such as doctor’s surgeries, opticians and community centres around Oxford, Oxtalk hopes to bring its services to even more people in the […]

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