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Energy bill relief scheme announced

First published on: 21st September 2022

Churches to be included in the government package of support to help with rising energy bills this winter.

Let it Grow

First published on: 7th September 2022

St Mary's Wargrave is one of many c​​​hurches across the diocese rewilding its churchyard to encourage biodiversity and provide a rich habitat for flora and fauna to flourish.

Environment action in the Witney Benefice

First published on: 24th August 2022

The Revd Dr Hugh White, Team Vicar in the Benefice of Witney, shares their Great Big Green Week plans.

Gathering and growing our Greenshoots

First published on: 17th August 2022

The diocesan Environment Action team share an update from their latest Greenshoots meeting.

Oxford achieves Bronze Eco Diocese award

First published on: 12th July 2022

The Diocese of Oxford has been awarded the A Rocha Bronze Eco Diocese status in recognition of its commitment to environmental stewardship.

A simple solution to save money and energy

First published on: 6th July 2022

Now is the perfect time to have an energy audit of your church, as energy bills are going up, faculty rules for installing new heating systems are changing, and the urgency to tackle the climate crisis is ever more pressing.

New eco-friendly offices for Reading area team

First published on: 29th June 2022

The first new environmentally sustainable and energy-efficient area offices in the diocese have opened in Theale, west Berkshire.

Diocese of Oxford to invest £10m in clergy housing

First published on: 14th June 2022

The Diocese of Oxford has approved £10 million expenditure on environmental works to improve the carbon footprint of vicarages and better care for its clergy. The investment is part of an ambitious plan by the diocese to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2035.

Cherishing God's Earth

First published on: 31st May 2022

St Mary-Le-More and St Leonard's churches have been working hard to take action on climate change and reduce their impact on the environment.

Growing roots in Chipping Norton and Woodstock

First published on: 25th May 2022

The Bishop of Oxford continues his Deanery visits with a trip to FarmED in Oxfordshire.

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