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  • Open evening April 6th at SOFEA Didcot- training while tackling food waste

    Open Evening On the 6th April the South Oxfordshire Food and Education Academy (SOFEA) is hosting an Open Evening from 5:00-7:30pm. This is a fantastic opportunity to come along and see what they do. Drop in to find out about training for 16-24 year olds, access to their into work service, volunteering, work experience and/or the Fareshare food offer of  redirecting good quality food, which would otherwise go to waste, to the people ...

    Posted at 17th March 2017 | By : | Categories : Events,Food,News,Waste | Comments Off on Open evening April 6th at SOFEA Didcot- training while tackling food waste
  • 31st March at 7pm Methodist Hall talk “Oxfordshire water” 2017 AGM at 8.

    On Friday 31st March in the Methodist Hall, St. Leonard's Square, Wallingford, Sustainable Wallingford is holding a talk by local water expert Professor Richard Harding ('Oxfordshire water -- too much, too little or both') at 7 p.m.. This will be followed at 8 p.m. by our 2017 Annual General Meeting. Please come to both parts if you can -- the talk will be interesting and the ...

    Posted at 22nd March 2017 | By : | Categories : Events,News,Water | Comments Off on 31st March at 7pm Methodist Hall talk “Oxfordshire water” 2017 AGM at 8.
  • THE BREXIT BILL IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS. Thursday 23 FEBRUARY, 7.00-9.00 pm

    INFORMAL PRE-PARLIAMENTARY CONSULTATIONS WITH LORD BRADSHAW, METHODIST CHURCH HALL, WALLINGFORD. Worried about the environmental implications of Brexit? What environmental issues do you want raised by Lord Bradshaw and other peers in the House of Lords debate? This is your opportunity to have your say.

    Posted at 15th February 2017 | By : | Categories : News | Comments Off on THE BREXIT BILL IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS. Thursday 23 FEBRUARY, 7.00-9.00 pm
  • Barn Dance at Cholsey Great Hall a great success

    "We had fantastic fun last night and please extend our thanks to all of the people who were responsible for organising such a great night." Yes our barn dance was a night of fun! A great atmosphere and an excellent turn out, we were delighted to see so many people enjoying themselves. We hope to do it even better next year

    Posted at 12th January 2017 | By : | Categories : News | Comments Off on Barn Dance at Cholsey Great Hall a great success
  • Next Swap Shop April 8th 2017 in Wallingford

    Regal Centre, Wallingford 9.45-11.30 on Saturday April 8th, 2017 Don't chuck it, Swap it! Time for a Spring clearout. The next Sustainable Wallingford Swap Shop is on April 8th, bring your unwanted things for re-use and help yourself to amazing  items at our next swap shop, anyone can come and you don't have to bring anything. You can make a small donation though, ...

    Posted at 14th December 2016 | By : | Categories : Events,News,Waste | Comments Off on Next Swap Shop April 8th 2017 in Wallingford
  • Sustainable Didcot, again

    This fellow "Sustainable" is organising free home thermal imaging surveys in Didcot during January and February to show where heat is being lost from people's houses. This is useful for identifying insulation problems and saving money! A chilly job, they would love to hear from anyone local who would like a survey. Visit here for more details

    Posted at 4th January 2017 | By : | Categories : Energy,News | Comments Off on Sustainable Didcot, again
  • Local producers market 8th anniversary

    Our local producer's market celebrated 8 years trading. The Mayor, Cllr Lynda Atkins, cut a birthday cake. We also had a new stall and a new cheese to try. The regular stallholders in the Regal Centre, Wallingford are: Little Wittenham Lamb - Lauren and Dan Marriott Little Wittenham Lamb ....does beef! Last weekend we had a full selection of lamb, but we also our grass reared Dexter beef on sale. Come next time, or email us ...

    Posted at 19th September 2015 | By : | Categories : Buy Local,News | Comments Off on Local producers market 8th anniversary
  • pre-Christmas gathering for members and friends

    Our member Janey from Everyone's An Artist invited members and friends to a Christmas get together at her house round the fire with some music in the Studio. We were enchanted by the lights and different scenes in Janey's house and garden, including her private beach. Fortunately the evening was clear for tottering in and out. Food came free! from the South Oxfordshire Food and Education Academy, and Janey and others provided their own special treats. ...

    Posted at 2nd December 2016 | By : | Categories : Food,News | Comments Off on pre-Christmas gathering for members and friends
  • Natural Christmas at Cholsey Pavilion

    Sustainable Wallingford and Cholsey held an enjoyable and successful event, with ideas for a fun, frugal, and natural Christmas. We were joined by graduates from the local Tree House School, and our member Janey Carline of Everyone's an Artist We entertained about 50 visitors with free food from  the South Oxfordshire Food Education Alliance,  and ideas for making your own unique and natural decorations and gifts. Children enjoyed themselves with papier ...

    Posted at 2nd December 2016 | By : | Categories : Food,News | Comments Off on Natural Christmas at Cholsey Pavilion
  • Buy Local: biking discount for members- thanks Rides on Air

    Wallingford's local bikeshop Rides on Air offers Sustainable Wallingford members 10% discount on parts and accessories and 5% off bikes! If you cycle to work, you can also get up to 42% off a new bike through your employer and tax reduction, as well as preserving air quality and improving your health.

    Posted at 27th October 2016 | By : | Categories : Air quality,Buy Local,News,Transport | Comments Off on Buy Local: biking discount for members- thanks Rides on Air
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