Winter campaign to put people in touch

The Oxford Times: Freda and Joy

3:00pm Friday 9th November 2012

THIS month Oxfordshire Community Foundation (OCF) launches its third Surviving Winter Campaign, to help people in the city, and across the county, cope with the winter weather.

Fair puts out call for volunteers

1:00pm Thursday 1st November 2012

A CHARITY fair in support of the Jubilee Fund for Oxfordshire was held this week.

Working in Tandem is the best way to grow

The Oxford Times: Sue Brown, left, and Reah Debank

5:00pm Monday 29th October 2012

EXPERIENCING mental ill-health can leave some people lacking confidence and feeling isolated.

Jubilee Fund could give children a bit of fresh air

The Oxford Times: Children from the Comper Foundation Stage School, in East Oxford, pictured during a lesson in a forest classroom run by the Nature Effect charity

12:00pm Thursday 18th October 2012

THE Nature Effect charity is on a mission to get children out from behind television screens and into the fresh air.

‘Fund could give us room to grow’

The Oxford Times: Cassington Pre-School fundraiser, Julie Bignone reads to children in the pre-school’s temporary building

4:00pm Friday 12th October 2012

LEARNING supposedly knows no bounds. And the children at St Peter’s tiny Pre-School and CofE Primary in Cassington are hoping the Jubilee Fund will give them some much-needed space to grow.

Ever-growing youth club to get £5k boost

2:00pm Thursday 4th October 2012

A YOUTH club which started out with just a handful of members and now offers sports, crafts and fun to 86 youngsters a week, is the latest cause to benefit from a cash boost in the Queen’s Jubilee year.

Community shop gets lump sum to keep tills ringing

The Oxford Times: Customer Roger Thewlis, left, is the first customer served by Rich Weinhold and shop assistant Stacey Williams

2:00pm Thursday 13th September 2012

WITH rural shops continuing to close at a rate of 500 a year, Leafield Community Shop is determined to weather the storm, and is looking forward to a more productive future, thanks to the Jubilee Fund for Oxfordshire.

Jubilee Fund grant aids play days

2:00pm Thursday 9th August 2012

A PLAYSCHEME for disadvantaged children in Oxford is £2,000 better off this summer, thanks to a Jubilee year grant from the Oxfordshire Community Foundation.

Much-needed relief for dementia carers

The Oxford Times: Allan Bishton, left, with his wife Anne and Rosewood Day Club organiser Graham Hooper. Picture:OX53076 Denis Kennedy

7:00am Thursday 19th July 2012

A GROUP that offers a lifeline to those suffering from dementia is hoping Jubilee cash will help keep it afloat.

Helping the disabled get away for holiday

3:00pm Friday 13th July 2012

AS the summer holidays approach, most of us will be planning a break away with family.

Charity lets kids stay on top of their game

The Oxford Times: Chloe Streeter, front left, and Ella Mitchell, front right, enjoying a computer game

1:00pm Thursday 14th June 2012

COMPUTER games sometimes get a bad press, but disabled youngsters Chloe Streeter and Ella Mitchell have a whole new world of fun open to them, thanks to charity SpecialEffect.

Twenty-one reasons to donate to the Jubilee Fund

12:20pm Tuesday 19th June 2012

IF YOU are still looking for a reason to donate to the Jubilee Fund for Oxfordshire, Gaynor Pollard can give you 21.

A gem of an offer

The Oxford Times: A gem of an offer

6:00pm Thursday 31st May 2012

DIAMONDS are forever, and as we prepare to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Bonhams of Oxford is donating thousands of pounds from its latest auction to help create a legacy for the county’s charities.

Tea with The Queen

The Oxford Times: Alex and Shane Raes

7:10pm Thursday 24th May 2012

Royal fans Alex and Shane Rae are hoping to meet the Queen over tea and cakes next month, after their names were drawn to attend a royal Jubilee Garden Party.

JUBILEE FUND: 'Help keep us in the game'

The Oxford Times: Keen in action

3:00pm Friday 18th May 2012

A CHARITY that opens up a world of sport and fun to disabled youngsters says Jubilee Fund cash would help keep them ‘in the game’.

Trust hopes fund will increase Thames trip

The Oxford Times: Lucy Herbert with home residents on the boat

12:30pm Thursday 10th May 2012

A charity that takes disabled children and adults river boating is hoping the Oxfordshire Jubilee Fund will help more groups enjoy the Thames.

Jubilee Fund offers chance to make mark

8:20am Thursday 10th May 2012

On May 6, 1954, Oxfordshire legend Roger Bannister became the first person to break the four-minute mile barrier at Iffley Road track in Oxford, and on the 50th anniversary of this great achievement a commemorative 50p coin was minted.

Now it's all systems go!

The Oxford Times: Jayne Woodley, Ian Hepburn, Neil Enock and Julie Allen

8:40pm Thursday 3rd May 2012

Since launching in January the Jubilee Fund for Oxfordshire has been bombarded with calls and offers of help at its central Oxford HQ – so many in fact that the outdated phone system was swamped.

Sweet way to mark Queen's Diamond Jubilee

The Oxford Times: Henriette Lundgren

7:00pm Thursday 19th April 2012

A COMMUNITY project which bakes birthday cakes for children who might otherwise miss out is hoping the Jubilee Fund for Oxfordshire will help put a ‘cherry on top’ of its service.

JUBILEE FUND: Foodbank needs help to feed the hungry

The Oxford Times: Jane Benyon at the foodbank store in Bladon

2:00pm Thursday 12th April 2012

AS many of us return to work following an Easter of excess, the Oxfordshire Community Foundation is urging people to help the county’s growing number of families and children who spend Easter, and every day, hungry.

Motorbike course revs up for Jubilee cash bid

The Oxford Times: The frist six-week ‘Rev & Go’ course has taken place at the Ley Community in Yarnton

1:00pm Friday 6th April 2012

A MOTORBIKE course aimed at helping former addicts stay clean is hoping to be first out of the blocks for Jubilee Fund cash.

Church could get funding help

The Oxford Times: Yvonne Buck, coffee manager

2:00pm Friday 30th March 2012

AS The Queen celebrates a reign spanning 60 years, the organisers of the county’s Jubilee Fund for Oxfordshire are urging people to raise cash for our own senior citizens.

Jubilee funds will help children read

The Oxford Times: Pam Andrews helps Cain Kelly

7:00am Thursday 22nd March 2012

Money raised to commemorate the Queen’s 60-year reign will be used to improve the county’s literacy rates.

Choir support will hit the right notes

The Oxford Times: The Blackbird Leys choir

7:00am Thursday 15th March 2012

The people behind the Jubilee Fund for Oxfordshire are urging the county to ‘sing from the same song sheet’ as the Blackbird Leys Choir – and spread a little love and harmony to others.

Jubilee appeal offers chance to help community groups

The Oxford Times: Jayne Woodley, of the Jubille Fund for Oxfordshire

12:00pm Thursday 8th March 2012

THE modern day ‘Fairy Godmother’ behind the Jubilee Fund for O-fordshire wants us all to help make someone’s dreams come true.



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