Memory Lane Monday: Take a stroll through history with John Chipperfield

Memory Lane Monday: Take a stroll through history with John Chipperfield

Memory Lane Monday: Take a stroll through history with John Chipperfield

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Mailbag: More Donnington School memories during time of war

5:10pm Monday 20th April 2015

It was lovely to read the letters from former pupils of Donnington School in Oxford (Memory Lane, March 9, 16 and 30).

More names for the village’s quarterly journal news team

Oxford Mail:

5:10pm Monday 20th April 2015

My attention has been drawn to Hackettes kept village informed, your article about budding journalists who produced Wittenham Ways, a quarterly journal for villagers in Long and Little Wittenham (Memory Lane, February 16).

Mailbag: Memories of Morris Motors

Oxford Mail:

5:10pm Monday 20th April 2015

I started work in the trim shop at Morris Motors, Cowley, in about 1958 and made a lot of friends – I am still in touch with a few...

Looking back...

5:00pm Monday 20th April 2015

2005

Bowlers aim for polish and skills

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 20th April 2015

The haircut gives the impression of someone from the Teddy Boy age.

Soldier tells of war hardships

5:00pm Monday 20th April 2015

A soldier serving with the Royal Field Artillery in France during the First World War described the daily hardships he and his comrades faced...

Hotel’s medieval banquet was enjoyably bawdy affair

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 20th April 2015

The little green tickets issued to revellers guaranteed a night of unbounded merriment...

Workers celebrate 25 years

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 20th April 2015

These workers at Pressed Steel were celebrating a quarter of a century with the company...

Young women compete for shops’ Hostess of Year prize

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 20th April 2015

These young ladies were taking part in a ‘Hostess of the Year’ competition...

The changing face of Didcot

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 20th April 2015

The Chamber of Commerce held its first trade fair in 1981, with 40 stalls to stimulate interest in Didcot shops. Mayor Len Longshaw is seen cutting the tape to open the fair at the new Civic Centre.

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