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Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. calls out for votes to bag a share of bag fund

OXFORDSHIRE INJURY MINIMIZATION PROGRAMME FOR SCHOOLS (I.M.P.S.) is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores – being awarded to local […]

So Long Leonard – fund raising event for Oxfordshire I.M.P.S.

Faringdon Dramatic Society are proud to announce a second date to see their fantastic performance of “So Long Leonard” – a fan letter to the late Leonard Cohen in song, dance and spoken word. You can watch the free performance at The Trout Inn in Lechlade on Saturday 9th September.  Food is available from 6.30pm-7.30pm […]

NHS launches video to keep kids safe this summer

NHS launches video to keep kids safe this summer Commissioners in East Berkshire have launched an online video to keep kids safe in the summer holidays. Called ‘Keep your kids live and kicking this summer’, the video highlights the risks of leaving babies and infants unsupervised near water or open windows, particularly when parents and […]

Dog Bite Prevention Week. 2017

Dog Bite Prevention Week UK begins on June 25th – July 2nd 2017 and aims to highlight the way dog bites can be prevented through heightened awareness and education both of dog owners and members of the public. 77% of dog bites come from a family dog or a friends dog.   You can find […]

Drowning prevention week 16 – 26 June 2017

Drowning Prevention Week is the national campaign from the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) and will run between 16 – 26 June 2017. One person drowns every 20 hours in the UK and hundreds more suffer life changing injuries through near drowning. By spreading water safety advice far and wide, Drowning Prevention Week […]

Free Silver Band Concert

Free Silver Band concert

Safe children: sharing is caring.

This year, Child Safety Week takes place from Monday 5th to Sunday 11th June 2017, with the theme Safe children: sharing is caring. Friends, families, communities and professionals are being asked to show they care by playing their part in keeping children safe and sharing their experience and knowledge – not just about the horrors […]

Well done to our Marathon runners

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. had a brilliant team of runners in the Virgin London Marathon 2017 raising in excess of £10,000. Robert said “I finished in a very pleasing 4:44:44.  I knew I would want a massive burger at the end, so here is me plus burger (Organic and everything) plus medal plus two sons! I have […]

“I am so proud of our children”

Nilofer Khan, Headteacher from Fir Tree School, Wallingford says, “I am so proud of our children and you and your team should be too” We had our official opening for the defibrillator that the Wallingford Town Council has put in our school for our local community. The Year 6 school councillors were brilliant.  When Dick […]

Glory Farm and the AED

We have just received this email from Glory Farm School in Bicester, Oxfordshire and are delighted that they followed up the government half price AED offer.* “Our year 6 pupils attended I.M.P.S. training in September and were all really impressed with how the AED could save a life and how easy it was to use. […]

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