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Saye and Sele Arms fundraise for Dementia Oxfordshire

Nicola Luxton and Jane Probets, Dementia Advisers, recently had the pleasure of collecting a special cheque for £1,700, on behalf of Dementia Oxfordshire. Our sincere thanks goes to Danny and Liz for their hospitality and generosity at the Saye and Sele Arms, Broughton, and to Brian, his family, the quizmasters and teams for their wonderful […]

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Oxford Boy: A Post-War Townie Childhood – Will Wyatt

Former BBC executive Will Wyatt tells the story of his humble Oxford upbringing in the 1940s and 50s and how his childhood was transformed by a scandalous and unexpected event. Wyatt’s story is of the Oxford of bricklayers and the Cowley Works not the dreaming spires. It features tales of betting, conkers, fag cards, ‘prozzie […]

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NEW Monthly Memory Cafe in Kidlington!

Come along to the new monthly Memory Cafe at Lincroft Meadow in Kidlington! Join us for our welcoming, dementia-friendly café, and you’ll be in the company of friends. Whether it’s a friendly chat over tea and cake, or you are looking for advice, support or guidance, our café is free to everyone wishing to join […]

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New Memory Cafe opening in Henley

There’s a new Memory Cafe opening in Henley to replace the Bluebells Day Care Centre, which is closing at the end of March 2018. The Memory Cafe at Christ Church Centre will be open weekly from Wednesday 18th April. It’s for people living with dementia or memory loss, their families and friends. It will provide […]

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New dementia-friendly group in Witney, starting 12th March!

New dementia-friendly group coming to Witney – starting Monday 12th March! Lights Up is an informal group, living well through dementia or memory loss in a fun and friendly environment for people with dementia and carers. Our activities include: music – singing – dancing – poetry – reminiscence – cake! We’ll be meeting on the […]

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Free talk – History of Florence Park Estate, 16th March 2018

Please click on poster to enlarge. Florence Park Community Centre, 113 Cornwallis Rd, OX4 3NH Location map, click here Tel:  07864 028591  florenceparkcommunitycentre@gmail.com    

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New blog series about loneliness by Guideposts

According to the Red Cross 9 million people in the UK are always or have often felt lonely. This has been called a ‘silent epidemic’ by Rachel Reeves MP. With these striking statistics, it is great news that a world first Minister for Loneliness has just been appointed in government office. We all hope that action is now taken […]

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Memories of a policeman’s life in Oxford

Come along to the Memory Lane group on Thursday 8th February, 2pm – 4pm in the Heritage Learning Centre at the Museum of Oxford. The brilliant Mr Ted East will be sharing memories of his time as a policeman in Oxford and his time with the University Police. The session is free of charge, light […]

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