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Ask For Angela

If someone is feeling uneasy or unsafe, they can get help by asking a member of staff for ‘Angela’. 

Asking for ‘Angela’ is a national campaign used to help keep people safe while out at a bar, restaurant or venue. 

For someone using the code word ‘Angela’ it means that staff will be able to help – they may be able to call a taxi, contact the person’s friends or family or ask the individual causing the distress to leave the venue.

How venues can get involved

We’re working with venues across the district to help prevent and reduce sexual violence and are always looking for more organisations to get involved.

If you are a venue and would like to know about how you can use the scheme or would like your premises highlighted on this webpage, please contact us by email: or call us on 01235 422590.

Once you’ve joined the scheme, you’ll be able to display a poster in your toilets and train staff on how they can respond to ensure people remain safe in your venue.

Our venues


  • Bowyer Arms, Radley, OX14 3AE
  • Broad Face, OX14 3HR
  • The Cherry Tree, Steventon, OX13 6RZ


  • The Swan, SN7 7BP


  • Delaneys Club, OX12 8BU
  • Extraordinary Hare, West Hendred , OX12 8RH
  • The Fox Inn, OX12 0DX
  • Lord Nelson, OX12 8HL
  • The Bell, Grove, OX12 7JT
  • The Lamb Inn, OX12 9AB
  • The Royal Oak Inn, OX12 8DF

Contact us - Community safety

01235 422590
(Text phone users add 18001 before dialing)

Vale of White Horse District Council
Abbey House
Abbey Close
OX14 3JE