Incredible Edible Todmorden

Incredible Edible Todmorden grow food for sharing wherever there's space for it. Living in Todmorden I have had a chance to get involved with all the great things Incredible Edible Todmorden...

It's time for the World Bank to be a land leader

Over the last few years, Oxfam has uncovered more and more about the extent and impact of land grabbing in the countries where we work. When the speed and scale of this phenomenon became clear, we...

Warm atmosphere with delicious cakes and interesting debate about maternal health

Birth Rights Exhibition impressed Huddersfield – again!

  Every week, around 75 women in Ghana die because of complication during pregnancy and childbirth - and Midwifery society from the Huddersfield University decided to raise awareness...

Westminster - Original photo by Sean Barnard

2013

In 2013 the Budget is going to be a big moment for the UK - the 40 year promise of making 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) to international aid will be coming to a head!  But what...

Land grabbers 'sell' off Putney Bridge

Putney the Latest to Fall Victim to Land Grabbers

It was a typically cold and grey Monday morning, as we strolled down the banks of the River Thames.  We were just passing the London Rowing Club Boathouse when two men appeared, dressed in suits...

Cake for Get Together

Get Together- International Women's Day 2013

On 8 March 2013, International Women's Day, Oxfam supporters all over the country are putting on events to help women build a better future for themselves and their families. This is...

'Land grabbers' with SOLD signs in front of the Angel of the North in Gateshead

Britain's got land grabbed!

This weekend across the UK Oxfam activists "grabbed" land where they lived. From big cities to country hillsides, nowhere was safe from the SOLD signs!  Campaigners were hoping...

Sold

Grabbing Parliament Hill Raising Awareness About Landgrabbing in London

On a blistering cold and windy Sundayin December, the Oxfam Youth Action team trekked out to one of London's most prized sanctuaries, Hampstead Heath.  Clad in hard hats and high visibility...

White Cliffs of Dover? Angel of the North? Glastonbury Tor? SOLD!

White Cliffs of Dover? Angel of the North? Glastonbury Tor? SOLD! Can you imagine if this really happened?  Selling these national treasures would be a scandal. Now imagine it was your...

Harpenden teenagers turn greedy grabbers for Oxfam stunt

As the year sevens from Sir John Lawes School in Harpenden filed into their assembly last Thursday, 6th December, they were expecting a typical half hour of announcements, congratulations and perhaps...

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