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Covid-19/Coronavirus

We still have a small group of volunteer drivers willing and able to take members to medical appointments and we are trialling a shopping service for members. We are also offering a prescription delivery service and a friend-on-the-phone service. See our website home page for more details.

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100 Club Winners – Feb 2020

The February draw of Volunteer Action’s 100 Club was made last week.  Winners were Miss S from Wansford (£50) and Mrs C from Islip (£25).  Congratulations to our winners!  If you’d like to be in with a chance to win one of 3 prizes every month, we have a few numbers left.  Get in touch […]

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100 Club Winners – Jan 2020

The first draw of Volunteer Action’s 100 club has taken place! Congratulations to January’s winners, who are Mrs S of Thrapston (£100) and Mrs G from Oundle (£25). Number 6 was drawn as the winner of the £50 second prize, but that number hasn’t yet been taken. If you would like to support VA and […]

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Thank you, Waitrose

Many thanks to Waitrose in Oundle! A donation of £450 from their excellent Community Matters Scheme supported Volunteer Action in providing a slap-up meal and entertainment on Christmas Eve for our members. It was such a special occasion. Thank you again.😀

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VA Christmas Lunch

Volunteer Action hosted a Christmas Lunch for some of our members on Christmas Eve at the Hub in Fletton House. It was a joyous occasion, much appreciated by the 17 guests who attended from all over the area, with delicious food, great company and even a spot of carol singing. The festivities were supported by […]

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Supporting Independence Programme

We had our Volunteer Recognition Lunch on the 16th of October 2019. Our guest speaker was Debbie Foster from the Supporting Independence Programme run by Northamptonshire Public Health. The programme is aimed at supporting people living with mild frailty. Debbie has kindly provided a PowerPoint presentation of her speech, which you can download as a […]

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VA Quiz 2019 – Answers & Winners

Thanks to everyone who supported us by taking part in our 2019 quiz. The winners were: 1st: Mrs Hunter of Oundle 2nd: Ms Livingston of Peterborough 3rd: Ms Holland of Wimborne And here are the answers: 1.            Marrow 2.            Sugar Snap Pea 3.            Scotch Bonnet Chilli 4.            Cos Lettuce 5.            Sweetheart Cabbage 6.            Beefsteak Tomato […]

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Coffee Morning – 12 September 2019

Coffee Morning:  Margaret Butler is holding a coffee morning in aid of VA: Date:             Thursday the 12th of September 2019 Time:             10:00 am – 12:00 noon Venue:          Yorke House, 33 West Street, Oundle PE8 4EJ Contact:       01832 273444 Cost:             £4 for coffee and cake There will be a home produce sale and raffle. Donations for […]

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Free tea and cake – Wednesdays in August

Come for free tea and cake every Wednesday in August from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Hub, Fletton House, Oundle. Eligibility: Older people and those with disabilities or chronic health problems. Free transport may be available if you are registered with Volunteer Action. Booking is essential – call 01832 275433. Entertainment includes music, bingo, […]

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Fun Facts!

Fun Fact!  In May we had drivers helping people 31 days out of 31!! Not bad for a month with 8 weekend days and 2 bank holidays.

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