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  • RSPB Otmoor – an incredible wetland oasis

    The video of this webinar is on YouTube

    20 July 2021

    Thursday 1 July 8pm Otmoor is one of Oxfordshire’s greatest conservation success stories. Discover from David Wilding, the Otmoor Reserve Site Manager, how the RSPB has “transformed boring arable fields into an incredible wetland oasis in the heart of England”. Former wheat fields are now home to an impressive range of wetland species including bittern,…

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  • Proposed changes to the Planning System

    The Society's formal response to the Government White Paper

    3 November 2020

    Having looked closely at the detail of these potentially very significant changes and sought the views of members of the Society in a webinar, Oxford Civic Society’s planning specialists submitted a formal response to the White Paper.

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  • Olive Gibbs: Oxford politician and peace campaigner

    An illustrated talk by Oxford historian Liz Woolley

    22 October 2020

    Monday 19 October 8pm Olive Gibbs (born in 1918) was a redoubtable local Labour politician, peace campaigner and founding member of CND. During her long political career she helped to shape our city. Local historian Liz Woolley spoke about Olive’s extraordinary life and legacy. The recording of Liz’s talk is no longer available, but for…

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  • Inequality in Oxford webinar

    A video of Sara Fernandez' talk and Q&A is on YouTube

    30 September 2020

    Oxford through the lens of social action, relationships and community cohesion.

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  • Rewilding webinar

    A video of Paul Jepson's talk and Q&A is on YouTube

    21 September 2020

    On Tuesday 15 September Dr Paul Jepson, Nature Recovery Lead at the environmental consultancy Ecosulis, gave an overview of rewilding from a European perspective. He discussed the potential for rewilding in and around Oxford. YouTube link: youtu.be/ZuKXnEJQy8M

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  • Rewilding – restoring ecosystems

    15 September 2020

    On Tuesday 15 September Dr Paul Jepson, Nature Recovery Lead at the environmental consultancy Ecosulis, gave an overview of rewilding from a European perspective. He discussed the potential for rewilding in and around Oxford.

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  • Oxford Liveable Streets

    8 September 2020

    On Tuesday 8 September Dr Scott Urban of Oxfordshire Liveable Streets, explained low-traffic neighbourhoods with successful examples from elsewhere. He discussed what we could do here to claim back our streets for the people who live in them.

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  • Historic Oxford under Lockdown

    Liz Woolley shows some easily-missed details in the City

    4 July 2020

    Local historian Liz Woolley takes the opportunity of lockdown to pick out some places and things in Oxford which you might easily miss when there are more people around. You can see the video on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlA0dHQyd8o

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  • Inequality in Oxford

    15 June 2020

    Sara Fernandez, Director of Oxford Hub, spoke about Oxford through the lens of social action, relationships and community cohesion. It was an opportunity to explore what it means to live in Oxford from a different perspective.

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  • Zero-carbon homes webinar

    A video of Ian Pritchett's talk and Q&A is on YouTube

    26 May 2020

    A talk about the innovative work of Greencore Construction and how housebuilding can and must change to help tackle the climate crisis.

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