• Proposed changes to the Planning System – video

    The video of the webinar is on YouTube

    26 October 2020

    Having looked closely at the detail of these potentially very significant changes, Oxford Civic Society’s planning specialists hosted a webinar on Thursday 15 October. They explained the implications for our city, outlined the Society’s proposed response, and invited questions and comments from the audience. 

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  • Olive Gibbs: Oxford politician and peace campaigner

    A video of Liz Woolley's talk and Q&A is on YouTube

    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. YouTube link:

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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:

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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

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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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