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Waitrose Shoppers Support Volunteer Action

We would like to thank everyone who supported us during December by dropping their green tokens into our collection box. We were delighted with the amount raised, which was £365! The money will go towards the provision of the Befriending service, which supports over 30 local individuals who may feel isolated or lonely. Mel Lee […]

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Volunteer Action 2017 Quiz answers

Please click on the link below to see the answers to the 2017 Quiz. VOLUNTEER ACTION 2017

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End of Year Report

End of year Statistical Report 2016/17 Once again, it has been an outstanding year for Volunteer Action. The service has seen an increase in demand in both the Community Transport and the Befriending service. In addition, a new Referral service has been established and between July and March supported just under 100 individuals living in […]

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2017 Newsletter

Our latest Newsletter is now available. Included is information about the our activities in 2016 and the services we provide. Please take some time to get to know who we are and what we do – you can contact us if you would like to be a part of the team that delivers much needed […]

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Members Survey Results 2016

The member survey results for the befriending service are captured in the information attached. We are please to report the our Befriendees were 100% satisfied with the service. Befriending Survey Results 2016

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Lottery Funding for Volunteer Action

Lottery Grant for Volunteer Training.   Volunteer Action has been awarded £3,581.00 by the Big Lottery Fund, to recruit and train volunteers. The manager of Volunteer Action, Carol Underwood says: ‘Recruitment and training of volunteers is essential to ensure continuation of services in the local area. Although we have a large number of volunteers, demand […]

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A Fond Farewell to Nancy

Everyone seems to agree that Nancy Taylor’s retirement party at Fletton House on Tuesday 29th September was a lovely event. Whilst we are all sorry to see Nancy go, the atmosphere of the day was more of a celebration of her time at Volunteer Action and of what she has achieved. Val Chesser led the […]

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Produce Stall produces the goods!

MANY THANKS TO ALL OUR SUPPORTERS Whether you made and donated a cake, jam, raffle prizes etc. or you visited the stall and bought a cake, jam, raffle ticket etc, we are very grateful for your support. The stall on 22nd September was a joint effort by Volunteer Action and Oundle Museum staffed by Liz […]

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Move to Fletton House

Volunteer Action will soon be moving to Fletton House. We hope that the service we provide will not be affected by the move, however we will ask our service users to book and confirm drives earlier than usual.  Our Volunteer Drivers will continue to provide a service during the move but may contact customers direct […]

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Donation from Oundle Cruising Club

Oundle Cruising Club donated £250 to Volunteer Action. The club raised the money at an event to celebrate it’s 50th birthday. We appreciate the donation very much and will use it towards the delivery of services to individuals living in Oundle and the surrounding villages. Many thanks to all who contributed.    

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