Category: News

The Big Butterfly Count

The Big Butterfly Count is a nationwide citizen science survey aimed at helping assess the health of our environment. It was launched in 2010 and has rapidly become the world's biggest survey of butterflies. We’d like to encourage residents at Heyford Park to take part in this project. You can take…

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Support Our Swifts

Heyford Park School, Dorchester Living, the Heyford Makers Shed Group and The Cherwell Swifts Conservation Project have been working together with artist Kerry Lemon to design and build new swift boxes – small wooden boxes that provide a nest place for swifts during the summer months. Following an alarming recent…

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Dorchester Living sponsors Lower Heyford May Day Festival

Dorchester Living is the headline sponsor of this year’s May Day Festival in Lower Heyford on Saturday 4th May. The event, organised by the Lower Heyford and Caulcott Events Committee for residents in the local community, will feature live music, inflatables, food & beverage stalls, a tombola and other entertainment.…

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Easter on The Green

Easter on The Green will be held on Saturday 23rd March, 10am - 4pm! Join us for a fun day with activities for all the family, including a balloon artist, face painting, Easter crafts, petting zoo, live music, Easter market and a hamper raffle! 10am - 4pm - Petting zoo,…

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Kickstart your career in construction with an apprenticeship at Heyford Park

This week is National Apprenticeship Week, a celebration that brings together businesses and apprentices across the country to shine a light on the positive impact that apprenticeships make to individuals, businesses and the wider economy. At Dorchester Living, we have an established apprenticeship programme which has been successful in training…

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Young apprentice Harley Coggins loves learning on the job

17-year-old Harley Coggins is currently studying for his level-two carpentry apprenticeship at Heyford Park near Bicester. After studying his level-one course at nearby Banbury College, the college put Harley in touch with Dorchester Living, the developers of Heyford Park, as they had opportunities for Harley to continue his learning. He…

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