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Oxford Friends of the Earth is a thriving and effective local group that has been active for over 40 years. Our purpose is to work together to promote a healthy and sustainable environment

Global Day of Action – Sat. Nov. 6th

A major rally is planned for Oxford as part of the Global actin around COP26 – with the possibility of more local events feeding in and linked.   More details to follow!  email climate(at)oxfoe.co.uk if you would like to help

The Green Week launch and the ‘Walk for Life on Earth’ The launch event is in the Broad Meadow area in Broad St. Oxford on Sat. September 18th at 1.45  – 4.30pm. Anneliese Dodds MPs  will launch the week along other inspiring speakers. There’s some music from great local acts and the Orchestra for the…
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Oxfordshire Great Big Green Week Launch – Sat. Sept. 18th Over 80 events are now planned for Oxfordshire Great Big Green Week (18th – 26th Sept.) – a great response by local groups and communities! A full list is on the website https://greenweekoxon.co.uk/ (see ‘What’s On’). It is part of the national Great Big Green…
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The Oxfordshire Great Big Green Week planning meeting

In September (18 – 26th) communities across the UK will join together for the ‘Great Big Green Week’. It will be the biggest event for climate and nature ever held in the UK.   It takes place just five weeks before the UN ‘COP26’ Climate Conference takes place in Glasgow. The Oxfordshire Great Big Green Week…
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Oxfordshire councils and the climate crisis

Oxford FoE’s May Newsletter is out now – you can download it here: https://www.oxfoe.co.uk/oxford-foe-may-newsletter/ Our report on what our councils have done in the two years since they declared a climate emergency will be launched on Weds. 12 May. We’ll be discussing it at our meeting at 7.30pm on Wednesday. Find out more and reserve…
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Oxford Friends of the Earth March newsletter and meeting

Our next online meeting is on Wednesday 10th March (7.30 –9.00pm).  CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR PLACE We will discuss: The Oxfordshire Tree Mapping Project (with a talk by Jamie Hartzell, who is leading this work), the new Air Pollution work, and our work on COP26, Climate Action and Zero Carbon Homes. Our latest newsletter…
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OxFoE February newsletter and meeting

Our February newsletter – with info on our current campaigns and more – is available to download here Our next meeting is online on Weds. Feb. 10th at 7.30pm – get the information here

Zero Carbon Homes in Oxfordshire

Oxford Friends of the Earth and partners in the Oxfordshire Zero Carbon Homes Initiative (OZCHI) have launched a new campaign with the aim that all new homes across the county are built to ‘net zero carbon’ standards as soon as possible.  Our County faces serious housing pressure over the next decade. Our concern is that however…
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January 2021 News – be part of the year of climate action!

Our January newsletter is now available – download it here Find out more about what we are planning to do this year and how you can be involved Our next meeting is on Weds. 13th at 7.30pm – sign up to get the zoom link here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/oxfoe-january-meeting

Stop the Wolf! Say no to the Bicester ‘lesiure resort’

Great Wolf Resorts (a huge U.S. ‘leisure industry’ company) are appealing against a decision by Cherwell D.C. planners who unanimously rejected their proposal to building a super-sized American resort in the historic Oxfordshire village of Chesterton. The council said that was completely unsuitable for its location. OxFoE agrees and has sent a letter to the…
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