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  • Exciting job vacancies at Doorstep

    26/10/2016

    We have a brilliant opportunity for someone to work on our successful Step Out programme and also for a Drop-in Coordinator. This is your chance to make a big difference in the lives of young people in Oxford. Head over here for more...

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  • Disco Dadz' 4th Nov

    29/09/2017

    We're excited to be hosting another Disco Dadz. It's a fun 2-hour event for dads and their kids with a live DJ and dance tutor, disco lights, party games, prizes,...

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  • Parenting course start next week

    29/09/2017

    Parenting Course

    We regularly deliver a ten week parenting programme based on the Webster-Stratton approach. We aim to involve the whole family in the process - our...

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  • Drop-In Opening times

    28/07/2017

    Please note we are closed on the 31st July and 7th August (both Mondays), open on Wednesdays 10am - 1pm as usual. please check facebook for updates.

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  • Your Summer Youth Project 2017 is here!

    28/07/2017

    We are running a Summer Project this year, with activities such as Boxercies, football, arts & crafts, cooking, trips and much more. Get in touch with Aziza on 07901 707...

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  • Medieval Banquet

    09/05/2017

    Wondering what to do with the kids in half term?

    Our wonderful friends at the Donnington Over 50's Group have organised a unique event, all in support of...

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  • Fundraising success

    18/04/2017

    The Music Event at Donnington Community Centre on Saturday 8th April was a huge success! Over £1000 was raised for the Drop-in service.

    Thanks to the many people...

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  • Fundraiser this Saturday

    05/04/2017

    This Saturday - 8th April 2pm til 10pm: Fundraiser for Donnington Doorstep Drop-In

    Everyone is welcome, as are contributions to the Doorstep Drop-in.There will be Music,...

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  • Documentary makers KEO are recruiting for a new documentary

    27/03/2017

    KEO Films, an award-winning TV production company, is producing a major new documentary series for the BBC about what it is like to be a working family or single parent on a...

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  • New volunteer drop-in session starting Monday 27th March

    23/03/2017

    We're delighted to announce that we'll be open from next Monday (27th March) every week from 10am until 1pm.

    These session is run by volunteers and will include a music...

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  • Campaign update - #savethedoorstepdropin

    23/01/2017

    We have had a great response to our campaign

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  • Donnington Doorstep Drop-In hit by drastic cuts

    13/01/2017

    We are very sad to announce that our Family Drop-In service is facing a major reduction in 2017. From the week commencing 30th January, our Drop-In service will be...

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  • Christmas Greetings from Doorstep

    22/12/2016

    We want to remind all our Centre users that Donnington Doorstep will be closed from 1pm on Friday 23 December 2016, re-opening on Tuesday 3 January 2017 at 10am. We hope you...

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  • Christmas Kindness

    14/12/2016

    Wow! We would like to say a very big thank you to Sam, Flora, Sebastian and Jack. They are a group of children who decided to donate the gifts they were given at their recent...

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  • Drop-In Christmas Party!

    14/12/2016

    We had a wonderful time celebrating Christmas in our Family Drop-In service today. It was glorious weather for carols in the garden led by our brilliant volunteers. Over 60...

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  • Christmas Drop-In Hours

    12/12/2016

    Our Drop-In service will be closed for part of the school holidays to allow staff and volunteers a much-needed rest.

    We will close on Friday 23 December at...

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  • A big thank you to Raise the Roof!

    01/12/2016

    What a wonderful afternoon we had at our Raise the Roof music event on Sunday. Donnington Community Centre was packed with people enjoying an afternoon of excellent music and...

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  • Raise the Roof!

    21/11/2016

    We are really excited that our music fundraising event is...

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  • Squashing food waste at PumpkinFest

    31/10/2016

    It was wonderful to welcome over 150 guests to our first ever PumpkinFest on Saturday night! We had a brilliant evening of music, food, craft, cake, bonfire and chat.

    The...

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  • Change to Bumps to Babies

    20/10/2016

    From Monday 24 October our Bumps to Babies group will be moving to 10.30am. Same place, same idea - have a read about it

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  • Change in Doorstep Drop-In Hours

    26/09/2016

    We are sorry to announce that from Tuesday 18th October we will be reducing our Family Drop-In hours here at Donnington Doorstep.

    Our new opening hours will...

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  • Good news for 'Find Your Fire'

    14/09/2016

    We are delighted that 'Find Your Fire' is among the latest round of projects to be funded by the Big Lottery Fund's

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  • A chance to have your say about Doorstep Drop-In costs

    15/08/2016

    As many of you will know, we recently had to take the sad decision to close our drop-in service on Saturdays. The funding situation for our work is very tight, and we are...

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  • Summer fun for over 5s at Doorstep

    28/07/2016

    As well as all our usual fun activities for babies and pre-schoolers at Doorstep, our wonderful play team have put together a programme of activities that over 5s can enjoy...

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  • Sad news about Doorstep Saturdays

    21/07/2016

    It is with regret that Donnington Doorstep have made the decision to stop running our Saturday Drop-In sessions. Our funding situation following recent cuts means that we...

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  • Sainsbury's Charity of the Year

    18/07/2016

    It's great to hear that local child emotional wellbeing charity Clear Sky is Sainbury's Cowley Charity of the Year.

    Donnington Doorstep was delighted to be last year's...

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  • Fun & creative volunteer project

    18/07/2016

    We are looking for a creative and practical volunteer to design and build a new DONATIONS BOX for us.



    These are difficult financial times for charities and every...

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  • Doorstep closures over the summer

    11/07/2016

    We try to keep Doorstep's Drop-In play service open as much as possible. However due to staff annual leave there are a few days we be closing over the summer. Our current...

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  • Come and work for Doorstep

    30/06/2016

    We are pleased to be recruiting for a new position here at Doorstep - Operations Manager. It's an exciting and challenging role which will play a key role on our management...

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  • Did you see Doorstep on TV?

    29/06/2016

    Local TV channel That's Oxfordshire came to visit Doorstep recently to cover our 32nd birthday celebrations. The feature aired this week, and you can watch it

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  • Doorstep still smiling after a soggy FloFest!

    25/06/2016

    A huge THANK YOU to the amazing Doorstep crew at FloFest today, many of whom gave their time for free to keep the play, cake and face paint flowing all day. We got rained on,...

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  • Did you know Oxfordshire has a High Sheriff?

    24/06/2016

    We were delighted that Doorstep was invited to the High Sheriff of Oxfordshire's summer reception which was held this evening at Rycote Park near Thame. It was great...

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  • Doorstep is 32

    15/06/2016

    A big thank you from all of us at Doorstep to everyone who came along to celebrate our 32nd birthday today. There were beautiful birthday crowns, an incredible cake made by...

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  • A chance for a new wardrobe

    08/06/2016

    We love it when people who use Doorstep want to raise money for Doorstep! So we're delighted that one of our parents is organising a fabulous Clothes Swap Shop this week. It's...

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  • Doorstep goes to the OCVA Awards

    11/05/2016

    We were delighted to be invited to this evening's Oxfordshire Charity and Volunteer Awards, beautifully hosted at Oxford Town Hall by Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary...

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  • Doorstep has a beautiful new home online

    09/05/2016

    We are delighted to launch our new website today. It has been designed by the wonderful team at Mode Seven - head...

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  • Diggers spotted at Playgroup!

    04/05/2016

    Thanks to an £180,000 grant from Oxfordshire County Council, Donnington Playgroup is embarking on an exciting extension project. The extension will increase the number of...

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  • An evening to inspire

    04/05/2016

    We were pleased to host an open evening on Tuesday 3 May for people interested in volunteering here at Doorstep. Nicola Holmes-Brown, our Services Manager, was on hand with...

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This gives grandparents a very useful safe learning area. This is such a caring community and advice centre. I have been very impressed.

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What's on this week - 16th Oct 2017

  • Drop in and play

    Mon@ 10am //info

  • Drop in and play

    Wed @10am //info

  • Lunch at Doorstep

    Wed @12pm //info

  • Neonatal Support

    Mon @10.30am //info

  • Youth Drop-In

    Tues, Weds, Thurs @5.30pm //info

  • Pre-School

    Mon - Fri @9-3pm //info

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