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Local Business Supports VA

  Volunteer Action had a stand at Waitrose on Friday 15th May to promote their services and to demonstrate the positive impact the support Waitrose and their customers have made to the charity. Without the support of local people and businesses we would not be able to provide the Community Car Service or the Befriending […]

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Rotary Club Donation

Many thanks to the Rotary Club of Oundle for the £500 donation to Volunteer Action. The contribution towards our service is much appreciated and we would like to thank everyone involved for their time and effort raising this amount. Contributions from individuals and organisations ensures this service continues to provide vital support to our local […]

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Pancake day a sweet success!

On Tuesday 17th February at the Victoria Hall in Oundle there was a pancake coffee morning organised by the Inner Wheel. It was a great success and everyone who attended enjoyed the event. Volunteer Action will benefit from 50% of the funds raised which will be much appreciated. Volunteer Action would like to thank to […]

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Mayor’s Charity Concert Raises £500 for VA

The Mayor’s Charity Concert was held on Saturday January 17th 2015 at St. Peter’s Church Oundle. The concert  showcased the talents of outstanding young performers, including previous winners of Oundle Young Musician of Year, Pianist Irena Radic & Cellist Ellen Porter and Daniel Dixon, 2014 Oundle Young Singer. A string quartet and wind ensemble from […]

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Shopping Service for the Thrapston area.

As well as driving elderly and vulnerable people living in and around the Thrapston area to medical appointments, we are now able to extend our community car service to cover other essential trips; for example to drive elderly and vulnerable people to their nearest shop to enable them to buy essential goods.  We may be […]

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Quiz 2014 – The Answers!

Volunteer Action Quiz. – The Answers   Crocodile Dundee    Batman & Robin   (The) Night of the Iguana   Reservoir Dogs   The Deer Hunter   A Fish Called Wanda   Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon  Ice Station Zebra  The Pink Panther  Who Framed Roger Rabbit  Salmon Fishing in the Yemen   Planet of the Apes  Of Mice and Men  Cat on a […]

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Quiz draw 2014

We have sold over 1000 quizzes! The draw for the winners is tonight September 30th 2014. The topic for the quiz this year was films with animals and beasts in the title. We have had a number of quiz sheets with correct answers so these will be put into a draw this evening. The winners […]

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Volunteer Drivers Invitation 23 October 2014

Invitation to our Volunteer Drivers  and office volunteers We would like to invite you to an afternoon meet and greet at the Courthouse in Oundle on 23rd October between 2 and 4pm.  You will have the opportunity to chat to the staff and the Trustees in attendance, and have a private viewing round the Museum […]

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Members’ Survey 2014 – Results

Volunteer Action Monitoring report for 2014. The monitoring survey this year was predominantly undertaken by telephone as a trial. The surveys were conducted by the same individual over a 10 day period after 1 o’clock when the phone lines were less busy. However some surveys were sent out to accommodate a number of passengers who […]

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The Great Oundle Bake off!!

Thursday 4 September – Oundle Market To all Volunteers and Friends of Volunteer Action Once more Volunteer Action will be sharing a produce stall with the Museum Trust at which we shall be selling cakes, biscuits, scones, jam, marmalade and home grown produce and many other delicious things made by Friends of the two long-standing […]

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