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Chadlington Kitchen Garden grows fruit, vegetables and many varieties of salad on a vegetable plot with a polytunnel, asparagus bed and orchard in Chadlington.  The CSA’s members pay a monthly subscription and in return receive a weekly share of the produce from the garden. Also order sourdough artisan bread from The Bread Shed - Deep Baked and collect at the same time.

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Garden waste recycling - sign up now! From April 2017 household garden waste collections from West Oxfordshire District Council will cost £30 per bin, per year. To receive this fortnightly service, you will need to sign up. This can be done quickly and easily online with your credit or debit card. Alternatively, call 01993 861025.

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From 21 July 2016, the time table has been substantially changed. Download the PDF

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Do you have mistletoe in your garden? Complete this simple form online to record your findings . Survey to produce a baseline to assess possible changes in the distribution of mistletoe due to predicted future climate change effects. So far mistletoe has been found on approximately 900 trees in southern Oxfordshire, with approximately 3,300 mistletoe clumps noted.

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Welcome to Oxon:EEK, providing Oxfordshire with energy efficiency knowledge. Here you can expect to find useful information about how to reduce your carbon footprint. You may be interested in the money you will save or you may be interested in reducing your own personal climate impact. Either way you will find here information on:

  • Reducing your energy use and waste at home
  • How you could generate renewable energy yourself
  • Tips from local people who know about doing this
  • Links for further reading
  • Case studies from local people who have done it recently

Share your experiences

If you live in Oxfordshire and have had any experience in these energy efficiency measures, then your comments can be included on the site. Just fill in this simple form and send it through to oxoneek@lcon.org.uk

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“The more people invest in fossil fuel companies, the more these companies will exploit fossil fuels”
Bob Watson former Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Environment Department

The Guardian has selected top quotes from people at the forefront of the debate, from Barack Obama to Desmond Tutu, leading scientists to politicians and activists. Read and share your favourites

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Who can forget the images of the Thames bursting its banks, or homes turned to islands on the Somerset Levels? Nick Miller looks back on the year the weather became the news.

BBC News: 2014 The Weather Year (30 mins) Available for 28 days

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The Living Ash Project is asking members of the public to report information about the health of ash trees, especially those that may have some tolerance to Chalara (ash dieback).

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