LCWO Newsletter December 2016
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LCWO’s latest newsletter covers:  the health impacts of living in a damp home and information about support available in Oxford … Read More

Bring and Take Autumn 2016
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LCWO’s Autumn 2016 Bring and Take event was held on Saturday, 1st October, from 10.30am – 12.30pm.  It was only … Read More

LCWO Newsletter June 2016
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LCWO’s latest newsletter is now available as part of the West Oxford Community Association newsletter but is shown here as … Read More

How clean is our air?
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The harmful impact of air pollution on health has been known for some time.   Air pollution has been linked to … Read More

Community energy share offer 2016
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Let’s power up Oxfordshire with community-owned renewable energy The Low Carbon Hub, now in its fifth year, has launched a … Read More

Bring and Take Saturday 14th May 2016
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Join us for our Spring Bring and Take this Saturday, 14th May 2016 from 10.30am – 12.30pm at West Oxford … Read More

LCWO newsletter April 2016
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LCWO’s latest newsletter is now available as part of the West Oxford Community Association newsletter but is shown here as … Read More

How green is your supermarket?
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Low Carbon West Oxford recently held an open meeting called ‘How Green is your Supermarket’ to find out what our … Read More

The Paris Climate Deal: words are not enough
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World leaders will be judged by their deeds not by their words Last month (December 2015) the leaders of 200 … Read More

West Oxford Community Survey
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Towards the end of October we delivered a community survey in hard copy to all residents in  West Oxford to … Read More

Highlights of the ‘For the love of …..’ lobby
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The best bits It was a sunny day on 17th June when 9,000 people from around the UK came to … Read More

For the love of …… all that we hold dear
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On 17th June about 9,000 people went to Westminster to lobby their MPs to help protect all the things they … Read More

Hydro and Hogacre Walk 18th June 2015
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Osney Lock Hydro As part of Low Carbon Oxford Week 2015 we are leading a walk to see the Osney … Read More

For the love of ……..
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Speak up for the things you love that could be lost to climate change The things we love are threatened … Read More

Low Carbon Oxford Week 2015 highlights
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From 13-21 June Oxford will be buzzing with lots of fun events and activities designed to inspire local people to … Read More

Low Carbon Oxford Week 2015 calendar of events
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Low Carbon Oxford Week 2015 has something for everyone.  This What’s On guide will help you make the most of … Read More

Low Carbon Oxford Week 13-21 June 2015
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Low Carbon Oxford (LCO) Week was a huge hit in 2014 and it’s back again this year with even more … Read More

Bring and Take Saturday 9th May 2015
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Our twice-yearly swap shop for residents of West Oxford is happening tomorrow at the West Oxford Community Centre.   Residents can … Read More

Question your election candidates on environmental issues
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A climate change hustings is being held on Tuesday 28th April at 7.30pm in the Assembly Room, Oxford Town Hall. … Read More

What the election means for climate & energy policy
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Experts give their views In two weeks voters go to the polls in one of the closest-fought and least predictable … Read More

What the manifestos say on climate and energy
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Carbon Brief tracks manifesto promises The UK’s closest election in a generation is now only two weeks away.   Carbon Brief … Read More

Energy efficiency commitments in election manifestos
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Low Carbon West Oxford is a supporter of the Energy Bill Revolution (EBR), campaigning for warm homes and lower energy … Read More

Where do local candidates stand on climate issues?
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In the run up to the election, Low Carbon West Oxford, together with Low Carbon Oxford North, has contacted the … Read More

Low Carbon West Oxford – LCWO
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LCWO was set up after the summer floods of 2007 by residents concerned about climate change and local flooding. It … Read More

Onions Baked with Cream and Parmesan [January]
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Ingredients – 4 large onions – 300ml (10fl oz) double cream – A handful of grated Parmesan – Salt and … Read More

Coleslaw [February]
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Ingredients – 1 medium carrot – ½ a medium green, white or savoy cabbage – 1 small or ½ medium … Read More

Warm pumpkin and walnut salad [October – November]
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Ingredients – 800g (2 lb) pumpkin or squash – 100g (4 oz) walnut halves – Peppery green leaves such as … Read More

Warm Cabbage, Onion and Apple Slaw [February]
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Ingredients – 1 onion (red’s fine) sliced very finely – 1 medium green or savoy cabbage, sliced thinly – 2 … Read More

Apple and Cinnamon Cake [October – December]
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Ingredients – 175g (6 oz) brown sugar – 175g (6 oz) softened butter – 175g (6 oz) self raising flour … Read More

Gazpacho [September – October]
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Ingredients – 700g (1½ lb) chopped ripe tomatoes – the riper the better – 1 cucumber peeled and chopped – … Read More

Blackcurrant and Chocolate Chip Cookies [June – July]
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Ingredients – 125g soft butter – 150g soft brown sugar (I used molasses sugar, but the sandy brown stuff works … Read More

Runner Beans in Garlic [July- September]
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Ingredients – 500g (1lb) runner beans – 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and finely chopped – 25g (1 oz) butter … Read More

Courgette and Lemon Salad [August – September]
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Ingredients – 3-4 courgettes – Zest of 1 lemon, plus 2-3 tbsps of juice – Zest of 1 lime, plus … Read More

Rhubarb and Ginger Pudding [March – June]
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Ingredients – 100g (4oz) soft butter – 100g (4oz) caster sugar – 2 large free range eggs – 100g (4oz) … Read More

Swiss Chard and Couscous Gratin [April – May]
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Ingredients – 400g (14 oz) Swiss chard – Knob of butter – 100g (4 oz) couscous – 50g (2 oz) … Read More

Nutty Rhubarb Crumble Cake
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Ingredients Rhubarb 400g (scant 1 lb) rhubarb zest of 1 orange 2 tablespoons demerera sugar Topping 60g (2 oz) unsalted … Read More

Hazelnut Vinaigrette [May – October]
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Ingredients – 1 tsp chopped roasted hazelnuts – ½ tsp Dijon mustard – 1 tsp runny honey – 1tbsp chopped … Read More

West Oxford walk 18th June 2014
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Join us on a walking tour of Low Carbon West Oxford initiatives and installations on Wednesday 18th June in the … Read More

Let’s talk about climate change and local flooding
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Our first open meeting in 2014 will be on the theme of climate change and local flooding.  Join us on … Read More

It’s better by bike!
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As part of Climate Week seven of our members cycled along the Botley Road during rush hour on Friday 7th … Read More

Local flooding and climate change
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Following the recent flooding in West Oxford and other parts of the UK, LCWO committee member Ruth Mayne, put a … Read More

Practical solutions for a warmer home
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Energy adviser Mark Saunders recently visited 10 homes in West Oxford to offer one to one energy advice visits which … Read More

Guide to swishing
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Earlier this year we held a fantastic Swishing event for women and girls. 320 items of clothing changed hands, all … Read More

Bring & Take March 2012
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A very big thank you to you for all your hard work which made the Bring & Take on Saturday … Read More

Bring & Take event 10th May 2014
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Residents of West Oxford are invited to our Spring Bring & Take event on Saturday 10th May 2014 at West … Read More

The Big Dig
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What a fantastic day! A huge thank you to over 120 willing volunteers from South Oxford, West Oxford, Oxgrow, the … Read More

Oxfordshire Charity Award 2010
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Thank you to all our members and partners who have helped us to win the OCVA Charity of the Year … Read More

Kingfisher Corner Opening
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LCWO volunteers have also helped plant 600 new trees on the edges of Botley and Oatlands park to help aborb … Read More

One Jar of Honey
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One jar of honey is the annual rent that Corpus Christi College will charge West Oxford Community Renewables Ltd for … Read More

Recent Competition Success
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LCWO and WOCR have recently been successful in 2 national competitions. LCWO and WOCR were runners-up in The Big Green … Read More

BBC Global Initiatives
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Low Carbon West Oxford is featured as part of the BBC World Service Global Initiave Special Reports series.  

WOCR Special General Meeting
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  Low Carbon West Oxford invites shareholders to the take part in our   West Oxford Community Renewables Special General … Read More

LCWO featured on BBC 10 o’clock news
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Mark Easton, BBC home affairs correspondent, visited West Oxford in early August to film part of his report for The … Read More

Competition Rules Sept 2009
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   Low Carbon West Oxford   Open Day – 26th September 2009 – 2pm to 5pm Craft & Produce Competitions … Read More

Open Day September 2009
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Low Carbon West Oxford invites you to our Open Day Saturday 26th September from 2pm – 5pm West Oxford Community … Read More

Business Share Offer Launch
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  Low Carbon West Oxford invites you to the take part in our   West Oxford Community Renewables Share Launch … Read More

LCWO meet The Prime Minister
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Barbara Hammond and Lois Muddiman met The Prime Minister, Gordon Brown in the gardens of No 10 Downing Street on … Read More

LCWO meet Ed Miliband
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Ed Miliband, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change said, “Local solutions to the global problem of climate change … Read More

Case Study for DECC
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DECC (Department for Energy and Climate Change) have included LCWO as a case study in the UK Renewable Energy Strategy … Read More

Share Offer
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He said: “I bought shares because I think it’s a good cause, run by good people with good ideas, which … Read More

Share Offer Launch
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Low Carbon West Oxford invites you to the take part in our West Oxford Community Renewables Share Offer West Oxford … Read More

Visit to No 10 Downing St
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Visit to No 10 Downing Street Representatives from LCWO have been invited to a reception with Gordon Brown at No … Read More

Our First Roof
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Our First Roof Our first community owned solar roof will be installed in the week beginning 3rd August on The … Read More

Co-op Dividends
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Co-op Dividends Mid Western Coperative Society continues to support Low Carbon West Oxford. Their members have been given the opportunity … Read More

Nick Clegg Visits LCWO
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On Thursday 28th May, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg came to Oxford and was shown around a house on East … Read More

Osney Hydro Scheme
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LCWO have been awarded a grant for the Osney Weir Hydro Scheme. A grant of £2,507 was awarded by Oxford … Read More

Children’s Advent Calendar
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Children from West Oxford Primary School searched the streets of West Oxford throughout December to find the Christmas energy saving … Read More

Big Green Challenge Finalist
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LCWO chosen as NESTA Big Green Challenge finalist One of LCWO’s projects was recently selected as one of 10 finalists … Read More