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Below is the archive of our news stories…

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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New Chairman

Posted on 19 October, 2007

Margaret Simpson, a longstanding contributor and supporter of talking news in Oxfordshire, has been elected Chairman of Oxtalk by members attending the charity’s AGM in Oxford on 19th October; she takes the baton from Graham Piercy, who has held the position for the last year. Margaret comments: “Graham and the Oxtalk team have worked incredibly […]

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Fundraising success

Posted on 19 October, 2007

Many thanks to members collecting on behalf of Oxtalk who turned out once again onto the streets of Oxford on Saturday 22 September. Generous donations were collected from residents of the city centre as well as the Summertown and Headington areas. The total figure raised was £354 – many thanks to all our supporters!

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Swinford Toll Bridge Collection

Posted on 12 May, 2007

Swinford Toll Bridge Collection A number of hardy committee members and volunteers braved inclement weather to man the Swinford Toll Bridge at Eynsham on Bank Holiday Monday, 7th May. The bridge owners allow charities such as Oxtalk to take over the bridge on bank holidays and this year we got lucky and were picked from […]

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Chairman’s newsletter

Posted on 16 April, 2007

Spring 2007 letter from the Chairman Dear volunteers It is a great pleasure to write to you all with news from both the Oxtalk Committee and myself in this ‘Spring newsletter’. Let me start by reiterating my words from the AGM last October: our organisation is very healthy and remains very good at what it […]

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