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BBC Radio Oxford

Our coordinator, Nigel Watt, was a guest on BBC Radio Oxford’s Kat Orman Show on Wednesday 29 November. If you didn’t get to hear it live, you can listen online here on the  BBC Radio Oxford Kat Orman Show web page. This is available until 28 December 2017.               […]

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CAP of the Year Award

Wantage & Grove Street Pastors is a partner in the Wantage & Grove Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP), in which numerous organisations work together to help reduce under-age drinking and associated anti-social behaviour in Wantage & Grove. Over the last year the CAP has put in a lot of effort, particularly in educating young people about […]

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Monthly Report – July 2017

During July there were: 2 Friday night patrols 3 Saturday night patrols 5 Patrols totalling 26 hours of cover involving 16 Street Pastors 5 pairs of flip-flops given, 30 bottles of water, 2 Space blankets 400 lollies and Love Hearts Here are some of the ways Street Pastors cared, listened and helped in July: Chatted […]

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Alcohol Education Theme Day

Street Pastors were delighted to be involved in a Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP) Alcohol Education Theme Day at King Alfred’s Academy. As a member of the CAP, we work alongside other organisations to help reduce underage drinking and associated antisocial behaviour in Wantage and Grove. One of our aims is to work with schools in […]

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CAP Ambassadors

Wantage & Grove Street Pastors and our Coordinator Nigel Watt have been recognised as ‘CAP Ambassadors’ by Community Alcohol Partnerships in recognition of our contribution to our local partnership. Wantage & Grove Street Pastors is a member of the Wantage & Grove CAP, which aims to reduce underage drinking and associated antisocial behaviour. The Wantage […]

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Thank you Rose Hips Belly Dancers & Band

A big thank you to Rose Hips Belly Dancers and band who danced and played in Wantage this weekend to help raise funds for Wantage & Grove Street Pastors. Have a look at the photos in this Facebook Photo Album – they’re great!

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Easy Fundraising – feel good shopping!

If you shop online, Easy Fundraising is a great way to raise funds for Wantage & Grove Street Pastors – without costing you a penny! Thousands of retailers will make a donation to Wantage & Grove Street Pastors when you shop with them through easyfundraising.org.uk. Watch this short video to find out how it works: […]

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Report – June 2016

During June there were: 3 Friday night patrols 3 Saturday night patrols 6 Patrols totalling 31 hours of cover involving 21 Street Pastors 15 pairs of flip-flops given, 200 lollies and Love Hearts Here are some of the ways Street Pastors cared, listened and helped in June: Stayed near a couple that were in heated […]

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Report – April 2016

During April there were: 3 Friday night patrols 3 Saturday night patrols 6 Patrols totalling 30 hours of cover involving 20 Street Pastors 13 pairs of flip-flops given, 400 lollies and Love Hearts and 1 space blanket Here are some of the ways Street Pastors cared, listened and helped in April: Cared for a gentleman […]

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A “First” in Wantage & Grove

It happened – quite unexpectedly – and I think it’s a “first” in Wantage & Grove! We’d just gone out on the streets – a team of three Street Pastors and two young men approached us and one said, “I don’t know if anyone else has ever done this before…” My mind was racing at […]

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