Residents’ Association newsletter, August 2019

The latest newsletter is out now: Osney Newsletter 2019 Aug

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Residents’ Association newsletter, summer 2019

The latest newsletter is out now: Osney Newsletter 2019 Jun

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House clearance, Sunday 16 June

An elderly resident is moving out of a house on the island this month. Her family will be clearing her house on Sunday 16 June and are offering ‘pre-loved’ house and garden items free to good homes.

They don’t want to give out the address in advance as they don’t want her to be disturbed. If you are interested please text 07539 603029, and you will be sent the address at 8 am on 16 June.

House clearance poster

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Open gardens and tea on the towpath, 12 May 2019

Sunday 12 May is Osney open gardens and tea on the towpath.

Eight gardens are open 2.30 to 4.30:

11 Bridge Street
79 Bridge Street
83 Bridge Street
104 Bridge Street
24 West Street
42 West Street
11 East Street
15 East Street

Tea and cakes (contact Maureen Ergeneli at 24 East Street to contribute) will be served on the towpath 2.30 to 5.00, with live ukulele music from 3.00 to 4.00.

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Residents’ Association newsletter, spring 2019

The latest newsletter is out now: Osney newsletter 2019 Mar

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OIRA AGM, 29 April 2019

The OIRA AGM will be held on Monday 29 April, 7.30 pm in the Mary Town Room at West Oxford Community Centre. It’s a chance to meet your neighbours, have a say in what you’d like the committee to do in the coming year and to volunteer for events. Wine, soft drinks and nibbles will be served.

There will be two speakers:

  • Tim Wiseman, the new Waterways Coordinator for Oxford City Council, will talk about the streams around Osney Island and his wider project.
  • Benjamin Smith and colleagues from the Charles Wells Brewery will talk about their plans for the Hollybush.

Representative(s) from the police should also be present (TBC).

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Lantern parade and tealights on the towpath, Sunday 9 December

Children’s lantern parade and carols, 5 pm

Bring a lantern/tea light in a jam jar and meet outside The Punter at 5 pm. Everyone welcome. If you would like the carol singers to call at your house contact Debbie Hall, 15 East Street: debbietheduck@hotmail.com

Tealights on the towpath, 7 pm

Our Christmas event with mulled wine, warm apple juice and cakes courtesy of OIRA. 7 pm on the river back outside 18 East Street. Bring a mug and a tealight in a jam jar. Cake and biscuit donations welcome. Contact Veronika Haacker-Lukacs with any questions: veronikalukacs@yahoo.com

Cancellation owing to bad weather will be notified via the email list.

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