Over the years Didcot has sometimes had a bad press. It doesn’t have the river or history of Abingdon or Wallingford, or the market town feel of Wantage. Yet it has so many great things going for it I thought I’d choose my top 10 things about Didcot.
Happy New Year from In Didcot! Have you made a New Year resolution? If you’re still deciding, how about helping Didcot and its community? Read on for 10 ideas:
For many years Didcot has been the odd one out among our neighbours for not having its own masonic lodge. Abingdon has had a lodge since 1863, Wallingford since 1881 and Wantage since 1904.
Are you interested in wildlife? Wondering how you can help nature thrive in Didcot? Then read on to find out more about Sustainable Didcot’s new initiative.
If you’ve ever considered getting solar PV panels for your roof then this post may be of interest.
Have you had a baby recently, or know someone who has? Kath Goldsby-West contacted me to let me know about Didcot Baby Monday, a support group for new parents.
Continue reading “Didcot Baby Monday”
Our lives have changed immensely since my last post just a week ago. My regular blog schedule is out of the window so I’ll refocus my blogs on signposting help, advice and ideas to see us all through the Covid-19 epidemic. (And I hope the daffodil picture cheers you up!)
If you’ve lived in Didcot for a while you’re probably familiar with the Didcot Hospital fete which takes place in the grounds every August Bank Holiday Monday.
Do you love classical music? If so, Didcot Concert Orchestra (DCO) might be perfect for you! I met the founders, Geoff and Jackie Bushell, to find out more.
The Didcot Good Neighbour Scheme (DGNS) matches volunteers with elderly, lonely or isolated people in the Didcot area. I met Sandy, the volunteer co-ordinator, to find out more about the service and how local residents can help, or be helped.