MORE than 1,200 people attended the Ramsden fete and dog show on Saturday.
It raised about £8,000 for Ramsden Memorial Hall and St James’ Church in the village, and included traditional activities such as a tug of war, Morris dancing, plant and book sales, a water slide and bouncy castle.
Organiser Bill Miller said: “It was a fabulous day and the sun shone, which was the most important thing. We try to keep it as traditional as possible.”
The dog show attracted 86 entries in four pedigree and six novelty classes.
Carol Ashman’s 18-month-old English pointer Oliver won the sporting category and was reserve winner in the Best of Show competition.
Mrs Ashman, 44, from Curbridge near Witney, said: “He’s only still a puppy and this was only his fourth show. “He’s done pretty well in every one, which is hopefully a sign of things to come.”
- Our top stories:
7:30am Saturday 25th October 2014
STAFF at Caterham F1 have been told not to return to the team’s West Oxfordshire base until it is sold.
7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014
FAMILY, friends and schoolchildren paid their final respects to the 11th Duke of Marlborough at his funeral in Woodstock yesterday.
6:40am Saturday 25th October 2014
IT may be Britain’s favourite beverage, but leave your mugs at home for this new exhibition showing how to drink tea in style.
6:30am Saturday 25th October 2014
FLOOD-HIT residents will not have to pay two sets of council tax after water bosses pledged to foot extra costs.
'Major hope' that Caterham factory in Leafield could re-open despite F1 team also going into administration
1:34pm Friday 24th October 2014
ADMINISTRATORS have been handed full management responsibility for the Caterham Formula One team in a bid to find a new buyer.
11:40am Friday 24th October 2014
HUNDREDS of people have gathered outside St Mary Magdalene's church in Woodstock to pay their respects to the 11th Duke of Marlborough.