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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Danish bicycle cut quite a dash

Oxford Mail:

5:51pm Monday 25th August 2014

HELEN Chapman turned plenty of heads as she rode around Wallingford on this unusual bike.

Cartoon that marked the rise of Headington United

Oxford Mail:

5:49pm Monday 25th August 2014

AN ALAN Course cartoon summed up a football club’s hopes when it turned professional.

Scouts rustle up some sizzling carnival food

Oxford Mail:

5:18pm Monday 25th August 2014

THESE Scouts made sure people didn’t go hungry at Blackbird Leys Carnival.

The changing face of: Bicester

Oxford Mail:

5:36pm Monday 25th August 2014

Pupils at Glory Farm School spent a term learning about Africa in 1981, then put their models and other work they had done on display so that other schools in the town could benefit.

They had blanket celebrations well covered

Oxford Mail:

5:46pm Monday 25th August 2014

IT WAS a celebration to mark 300 years of blanket making in Oxfordshire.

Memory Lane Mailbag: Named, another of the ladies in the Cheney School staff picture

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

YOU published a picture of the dinner ladies at Cheney School, Oxford, in October 1967 (Memory Lane, July 21). I can name the fourth person in the front row.

Memory Lane Mailbag: The women's football team was called The Eagles

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

IN REPLY to the letters about the Woolworth Ladies’ football team (Memory Lane, July 7), we changed our name to Oxford Eagles because some of the girls who played for us did not work at Woolworths.

Memory Lane Mailbag: An own goal can happen to anyone

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

A READER asked if anyone had pictures of the former Army huts at the Slade camp at Headington, which were used to house families after the Second World War (Memory Lane, July 5, 2010 ).

Grocers said no to school tuck shops

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

OXFORD grocers opposed the opening of school tuck shops.

There was a poor turnout for vicar’s do

5:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

A CLERGYMAN knew the children who attended his Sunday School, but hardly any of their parents.

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