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Recycling

Recycling:  We have a recycling box in the office so we can turn trash to cash (sorry). Items recycled include: Jewellery – gold, silver, damaged items, costume jewellery and watches. Coins and currency – banknotes and coins, UK or foreign currency of any age. Mobile phones, cameras and gadgets – video cameras, old film cameras, […]

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Anna Fernyhough donation

Anna Fernyhough has donated £100 to Volunteer Action from the sales of her book “Oundle Memories and Moments” (available from the Oundle bookshop). Many, MANY thanks to Anna for supporting us so generously and for previous donations. The pic shows Anna presenting Liz Holland, our manager, with a cheque.

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Stats! Stats! Luverly Stats!

After years of growth in passenger journeys, overall numbers for 2018 were comparable with 2017.

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Volunteering: Good for what ails you

Why volunteering is good for you:  New Scientist ran an article this week ‘Happy New You, 10 Resolutions Really Worth Making’. Their number 1 was ‘embracing nature’, extolling the value of being outside more. But more relevantly to us, on the list is, ‘helping others’. They start with a quote from Aristotle “The essence of […]

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2018-19 Newsletter

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Privacy notice

There’s a new privacy notice in “Policy Documents” under “Useful Information” if you’d like to take a look.

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Free financial advice Thursday a.m. at Oundle Library

A representative from the NatWest is offering free financial advice every Thursday morning at Oundle Library. Use it or lose it!

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Winners of the Volunteer Action 2018 Annual Quiz

The winners of the Volunteer Action 2018 Annual Quiz were: £30 First Prize – Ms M Brown, Oundle (the only entrant to get all the answers right!) £20 Second Prize – Ms S Graham, Oundle £10 Third Prize – Ms A Rees, Upper Benefield Congratulations to these worthy winners and thank you to Trendalls Butchers for donating […]

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Answers to the Oundle Volunteer Action Grand Annual Quiz

Well done to everyone who put in an entry for the Grand Annual Quiz. Here’s Liz Titheridge with the brilliant winners of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes (vouchers for Trendall’s Butcher & Deli): I’m sure you’re eager to see the answers:  Kendal Mint Cake  Sydney Harbour Bridge  Victoria Cross  Dresden China  Jerusalem Artichoke […]

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Back to school!

The autumn term at Oundle School has started. The school drives start on the 10th of September and the 660 Club drives will start on the 12th of September. Wednesdays are going to be busy days, so if any drivers can do a stint on Wednesdays, they will be most welcome 🙂

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