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ASDA fundraising thank-yous!

Posted on 6 September, 2017

On Friday 1 September 2017 9 Oxtalk volunteers spent the day at ASDA, Wheatley, collecting from the generous ASDA shoppers as well as making them aware of Oxtalk by chatting to them and handing out Oxtalk leaflets. Thank you to ASDA for allocating Oxtalk this opportunity, thanks to the Oxtalk volunteers and a big thank […]

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Oxtalk’s new theme tune

Posted on 25 October, 2016

Oxtalk has a new theme tune! FAT PIG TANGO was composed by Chad Clark, who also sings the song and plays the harmonica. Chad is very generously allowing Oxtalk to use this track as its theme tune, and sections of the music will be played at the start and end of the weekly Oxtalk recording […]

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Oxtalk on That’s Oxfordshire tv!

Posted on 16 August, 2016

Many thanks to Craig Punfield from That’s Oxfordshire (Freeview TV channel 7) who recently paid Oxtalk a visit to find out more about the Talking News service and to film some of our hard-working volunteers in action. Below is the resulting 3 minute long video report which was first aired on That’s Oxfordshire at the […]

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Re-launch update

Posted on 1 January, 2016

We have worked through the first 16 weeks of recording since the re-launch of Oxtalk on Tuesday 12 May 2015 at OAB. Overall it has been a successful 4 months which is thanks to you and OAB. Because we are now recording and copying on the same night, this meant changes for quite a few […]

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Oxtalk Chair’s Annual Report 2015

Posted on 19 October, 2015

Please click the link to download a copy of the Chair’s Report for 2015 . This was presented by Margaret Simpson at the Autumn meeting, which took place on Saturday 17th October. The complete text of the report is included below: Chair’s Report to the Annual General Meeting 2015 Welcome to the 2015 Oxtalk Autumn Meeting. […]

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