Iffley Open House: They’re staying!

buy me a boat lyrics Homeless squatters potentially allowed to stay in Iffley Garage Open House until the end of winter.   Last Friday, Midcounties Co-op launched a claim at Oxford County Court to get the squatters of the old VW garage on Iffley Road evicted. Protesters gathered outside the courthouse during the hearing as a plea to the co-op Read more about Iffley Open House: They’re staying![…]

Project ERIC, the clean energy

http://sailplicity.com/esomeprazole Project ERIC: Residential Energy Project of 2016! Project ERIC – Energy Resource of Integrated Communities, a project by our very own Transition by Design, in collaboration with Bioregional, Moixa Technology and The Oxford Institute of Sustainable Development of Oxford Brookes University, was recently awarded the residential energy project of the year at the 2016 Energy Read more about Project ERIC, the clean energy[…]

People need homes, empty spaces need people

chloroquine kaufen Iffley Garage Open House Please sign here to tell Wadham College to do the right thing for homeless people this winter You may have seen Independent‘s and Oxford Mail‘s article on squatters turning Oxford University’s building into homeless shelter, and the plea to do the right thing for the homeless in Oxford. Here’s a message Read more about People need homes, empty spaces need people[…]

HotC in Red Pepper ‘Creating places of refuge’

“Nadhira Abdul Halim calls for some creative projects in support of asylum seekers” One of our House of the Commons team members wrote an article in the latest issue of Red Pepper Magazine. The article discusses misconceptions and myths surrounding refugees and asylum seekers in the UK, and how we need creative solutions to tackle Read more about HotC in Red Pepper ‘Creating places of refuge’[…]

Oxford City Council Draft Housing Strategy (2015-2018) [Consultation Closed]

Oxford City Council (OCC) invited responses to it’s Draft Housing Strategy 2015-2018 between November 2014 and January 2015. We had a read through of the Draft and, whilst many of the points are promising, there is very little in the way of real, creative solutions to the housing crisis. WHAT CAN YOU DO? Read the 8-page Read more about Oxford City Council Draft Housing Strategy (2015-2018) [Consultation Closed][…]

Those who can, buy – from Robert Holtom

Having read the inspiring article about Focus E15 Mothers I wondered how London had become a place where shaving foam companies were invited to display their advertising on the side of vacant properties but people in need of housing were denied entry to these places – how can advertising take priority over alleviating homelessness? There Read more about Those who can, buy – from Robert Holtom[…]