WitneyTV was launched in May 2010 and quickly became the site of choice for West Oxfordshire residents for the news and current affairs. Thriving to report only positive stories, WitneyTV produce short films to promote this great area. The produced films and administration of the Community Interest Company is currently made by 15 volunteers and growing all the time! WitneyTV currently receives grant funding from a number of organisations which include Witney Town Council and Witney Round Table and Witney Town Hall Charities, West Oxfordshire Community Safety Partnership - Thames Valley Police, Oxfordshire County Council, Thames Valley Crimestoppers, West Oxfordshire District Council.
Barry is a freelance photographer and founded WitneyTV in May 2010. Barry's role is very varied in that he edits,films, presents and produces the films on WitneyTV.
Sarah has recently joined Witney TV after a long standing career in the Public Sector where she performed a variety of managerial roles. With her MBA, events experience and qualifications as a Project Manager she runs Jetstream Consultancy getting involved in helping local businesses, Charities and organising local events, the most recent being the Witney Book Festival. Sarah's interests include reading, skiing,sailing, flying and it is her sense of adventure that led her to join Witney TV!
Sara joined WitneyTV in May 2011 with a clear focus of providing her expert knowledge of music and art. Although mainly behind the camera she can occasionally be persuaded to be in front of the lens with the promise of sweets.
Mol whilst still at school, devotes much of her spare time to WitneyTV, often supplying editing ideas but is most happy attending festivals.
Despite only recently volunteering for WitneyTV, Michelle has been advising from the back-seat from the offset, suggesting ideas for editing and production of films.
WitneyTV's newest member, affectionately know as "Mother" was integral in the making of the popular Cornbury Festival series and takes a more active role in organising and setting up filming events.
After a successful career at Nikon, Alan's expertise at filming and setting up shoots is unrivalled. His knowledge of filming and the TV industry is unsurpassed.
Andy took a back room role in WItneyTV from the offset by designing and producing the graphics. Recently he has taken an additional role in filming and producing WitneyTV's content.
WitneyTV Grant Funders
Witney Town Council
Witney Town Council are proud to support Witney TV, an innovative local initiative
Witney Round Table
What is Witney Round Table?
Taking part in debate and organising functions and events will build leadership skills and give you public speaking abilities. Being a member of
Round Table can help you enhance your personal strengths like no other organisation. Round Table opens up wonderful opportunities to become more involved in your local community and meet new friends from across the UK and the world.
Helping others while having great fun and enjoying new experiences is at the very heart of Round Table.
So if you want to meet like minded people from all walks of life and get the chance to broaden your horizons why not contact your nearest Table and come along to the next meeting?
You have no idea what you're missing!
Newsnet is an exciting online project from Media Trust, giving people the unique opportunity to connect, share and learn to tell their local story. Newsnet is creating the first UK-wide community of community reporters, citizen journalists and local storytellers, and giving people the tools and skills to get more from their local news. http://newsnet.mediatrust.org
West Oxfordshire Community Safety Partnership
We regularly consult and work with local communities to tackle residents’ top concerns.
- Acquisitive crime, including burglary and vehicle crime;
- Domestic violence and support services;
- Substance misuse, including drug and alcohol treatment services and licensing;
- Supportive communities, including hate crime and young peoples services;
- Safe communities, including road safety;
- Anti-social behaviour, including managing town centre disorder and anti-social behaviour in rural communities.