Archive | News RSS feed for this section

The Oundle Jigsaw – Now on sale!

Volunteer Action is partly funded by grants from Local Authorities & the NHS, but also relies on donations from individuals & organisations, & its own fund-raising activities.  Following an earlier success with the Oundle Monopoly game, Oundle Volunteer Action’s latest fund-raising initiative is The Oundle Jigsaw.  Based on an original illustration by Gillian Dolby of […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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 […]

Continue Reading

Volunteer Action 2017 Quiz answers

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

Continue Reading

Volunteer Action Trustee Required

Volunteer Action are looking for a new Trustee   Who we are Volunteer Action is a community minded a local charity that helps volunteers to improve the lives of local people in need.  Specifically, it provides a Community Car, Befriending and Referral services to people living in the north of East Northamptonshire. We serve a […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

Volunteer Action at 21

Volunteer Action celebrated it’s 21st year of operation in October with a lunch time party for 100+ volunteers and an evening reception hosted and sponsored by Oundle School. Guests of honour at the lunch were John and Margaret Melhuish who have been driving for VA for 20 years. Chair, Val Chesser, was pleased to present […]

Continue Reading

2016 Quiz: The Answers

Thank you to all 1,500 of you who bought quiz sheets this year. There were many correct answers in spite of the fact that it was more difficult than usual. Next year it will be easier, we promise! There were quite a lot of alternative answers, some of which I have indicated: there are probably […]

Continue Reading

Volunteer Action Add a New Enhanced Referral Service

Volunteer Action are now able to offer assistance to even more people in Oundle, Thrapston & the surrounding East Northants villages. From July 2016 they are providing a completely free enhanced referral service. Anyone meeting our criteria wanting to know who can help can call us on our usual number 01832 275433 and get advice […]

Continue Reading