We are greatly saddened to have to tell you that our dear friend Zoe Moran passed away yesterday afternoon. Zoe was a much loved member of the community here and a devoted volunteer. We shall miss her greatly. She was a wonderful friend at all that knew her, hard-working and a committed member of the community both here and in Luton. Amongst the many things that Zoe did in her life, a key part was acting as a foster carer, providing a safe and caring home for many children and she was a devoted foster mother and grandmother. She brought a sense of order and fun to the kitchen here and was a wonderful cook, it was a real pleasure to have her here to help. Zoe had a strong faith and played an important role in the Spiritual life of Othona. We thank God for Zoe and all that... Read More
The latest news from Othona is now available to read in the BCC New Year update, go to the link below or look at our News page:
Happy New Year from all at Othona. The latest version of Village View, written by our Committee Chair Ruth Bull, is now available in the link below. You can catch up with the latest news from Othona Bradwell and what is happening with our on-going Energy project.
The December Village news is now available to read. This is looking at Christmas and beyond with details of our exciting ongoing energy project. Go to the link below to view.
The minutes are now available for the Bradwell Centre Committee (BCC) Strategy day held on Saturday 9th November. Please go to the link below to read these.
Tonight's Fireworks display has been cancelled due to the extreme weather conditions. We are really sorry to have to do this but feel that the present conditions mean we cannot do this safely.
We are sad to announce the death of Vera Higginson, just short of her hundredth birthday. Vera and Bernard came to the Community in 1963 brought like so many by Harold Johnson and they remained faithful members of Othona ever since. They were great workers and were part of the party cutting down the brambles during the first year at what was then our new centre at Burton Bradstock and members of the working parties which kept Bradwell going in 1980. Vera was also secretary to the executive committee for some years.
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The Chair's notes from the recent Trustee & Wardens meeting in Burton Bradstock are now available to read, please go to the link below. A major focus of the meeting was the exciting proposed energy project at Othona Bradwell with the aim of making the site fossil fuel free, thereby reducing our C02 emissions by 95%. This will be achieved by the installation of a biomass boiler and a additional larger wind turbine.
Notes from the Chair are now available from the AGM in September this year. Please take a look in the link below. Next years AGM will be held in the same venue, Livingspace, 1 Coral Street, Waterloo, SE1 7BE, date to be confirmed.
Richard would be delighted if as many of the Othona Community as possible were able to go along to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. Further details are on the attached poster.