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Listen up Cameron!

In: Campaigning, Fighting Back

Our 2016 New Year’s resolution was to continue to fight for the community and voluntary sector. We asked our members to tell us what they wanted the government to do for our sector in 2016. Read More »

United we stand!

In: Campaigning, Fighting Back, Sector News, Young People, Youth Workers

In recent weeks you will have heard through national media about David Cameron (a lovely local Oxfordshire MP who just happens to be the prime minister) his back handed working practices in offering Oxfordshire secret deals with Number 10 policy makers to discuss alternative funding streams to fund front line services. But what you may not know is that these front line services are actually people's life lines and a way that local and rural communities can access provision, support and the outside world.  Read More »

Say No to closures – Invest in the Future!

In: Campaigning, Children, Fighting Back, Young People, Youth Workers

Oxfordshire County Council is proposing to close its 44 children’s centres and seven early intervention hubs and replace them with eight "Children & Family Resource centres offering a slimmed-down service for the most vulnerable people aged 0 to 19. Universal services, such as stay and play and open access youth sessions, will no longer be provided by the county council. Read More »

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