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Going, going, gone – Farewell to Didcot powerstation

Didcot power station has been a feature of Oxfordshire’s landscape for the last forty years, the six distinctive hyperbolic cooling towers standing proud. Whether they were an eyesore or beloved iconic industrial feature has been debated since they were constructed (even inspiring an Ode by poet Kit Wright). To OCV they are a distinctive (and […]

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Fencing training – en garde! 1

OCV do a lot of fencing. For our clients this is vital work ensuring the safety of their livestock used to maintain important habitats. Take a walk round Raleigh Park in Oxford and you’ll see the efforts of our labour. It is a technically demanding and rewarding task, from the physical slog of digging holes […]

OCV Annual General Meeting 1

Last Tuesday, we held our Annual General Meeting. OCV is a registered charity, and run by a committee of volunteers. So at the AGM, we re-elected the committee and reported back about the past year. The meeting was held in the upstairs room of the Cape of Hope pub, with about 16 happy people attending […]