A free compost giveaway event which aimed to promote sustainability has been held in Oxford.

It took place on Saturday, March 9 from 10.30am to 1pm at Florence Park and saw a strong turnout.

The event was organised by Oxfordshire Reuses and Oxford Direct Services, and showcased community action groups and offered repair cafes and activities.

Resident who attended and found innovative ways to transport their compost were in with a chance of winning a £25 zero waste re-fill shop voucher.

A number of groups, including Sol Samba and SHARE Oxford, joined Oxfordshire Recycles for additional fun, games and competitions.

Residents were advised to bring their own containers for compost, provided by Severn Trent Green Power, and were encouraged to travel sustainably.