700 sign petition for community centre

700 sign petition for community centre

700 sign petition for community centre

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AN ONLINE petition to save East Oxford Community Centre has gathered support from almost 700 people.

Residents across the city have signed the Change.org petition after Oxford City Council asked East Oxford Community Association to vacate the building.

The group was told to leave after concerns were raised over the management of the centre. But the group will remain at its Cowley Road base for the immediate future following a meeting between trustees and the council on July 21.

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1:04pm Mon 11 Aug 14

Andrew:Oxford says...

Isn't that the whole point of the Council's action?

To save East Oxford Community Centre from the "Activists" who form East Oxford Community Association...
Isn't that the whole point of the Council's action? To save East Oxford Community Centre from the "Activists" who form East Oxford Community Association... Andrew:Oxford
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1:36pm Mon 11 Aug 14

mytaxes says...

I know nothing behind this article apart from the comments of those who have signed by the petition. If the council has a different point of view why don't they state it as they are always quick to put out a statement by their PR department on everything else.
I know nothing behind this article apart from the comments of those who have signed by the petition. If the council has a different point of view why don't they state it as they are always quick to put out a statement by their PR department on everything else. mytaxes
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6:56pm Mon 11 Aug 14

The New Private Eye says...

It is a shame to see it go because it is the only place in Oxford that the management will allow you to "skin up" indoors.
It is a shame to see it go because it is the only place in Oxford that the management will allow you to "skin up" indoors. The New Private Eye
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