Who We Are

LCWO is a volunteer-driven initiative with over 240 members and supporters in the community.  It is overseen by a Board of Trustees, which provides overall direction, and run by a Co-ordinating Committee,  which coordinates activities and events.

LCWO started life as a community association.  It merged with West Oxford Waste Watchers, and the Osney Island Sustainable Group in 2007, and with the West Oxford Wildlife Group in 2009.  It became a limited company (No. 06907815) in May 2009 and a registered charity (No. 1135225) in March 2010.  It is a member of Oxfordshire’s Community Action Group network.

The Trustees from November 2016 are:

Chair Helen Reid
Treasurer Gary Irvine
Vice Chair Alison Mathias
Trustee Jean Hindmarch
Trustee Geoffrey Ferres

The members of the Co-ordinating Committee are:

Hugo Crombie, Susan Hutchinson, Ruth Mayne, Lois Muddiman, Helen Reid and Fiona Scrivener.

LCWO’s advisors are:
Barbara Hammond, Director, West Oxford Community Renewables and CEO, Low Carbon Hub
Paul Robinson,Team Manager,  Energy and Natural Resources, Environmental Sustainability, Oxford City Council