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

Recalling the night youngsters at the Rendezvous Club did their own count for 1964 election - Helen Shapiro was club's VP

Recalling the night youngsters at the Rendezvous Club did their own count for 1964 election - Helen Shapiro was club's VP

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Hailing rail days of old

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

WHEN the Oxford Worcester & Wolverhampton Railway opened in 1853, Chipping Norton found itself a few tantalising miles from the steel road to Victorian prosperity, writes William Crossley.

Showing a nose for a good story

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

WITH a nose and outfit like these, young Jo Butler can be playing only one part – Pinocchio.

Life in the very slow lane

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

AMID all the recent anniversaries, one has been overlooked – the day the last tram ran in Oxford.

MAILBAG: Pop star Billy met with art winners

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

I READ your interesting articles on Helen Shapiro in Memory Lane recently and thought your readers might be interested in another pop star of the 1960s.

The changing face of Witney

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

The annual Witney Feast has been drawing the crowds for years, as these pictures from our archives show. Two-year-old Sherrie Nunn, above, gets close to a Womble of Wimbledon Common, watched by her mother, Gladys, in 1974.

Mailbag September 8

Oxford Mail:

11:52am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Getting a good view at St Giles Fair

The changing face of: Abingdon

Oxford Mail:

11:43am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Dunmore Primary School returned to Victorian times with a cast of 320 pupils starring in an old-time music hall in 1988. Among them were Catherine King, left, James Hathaway and Alison Sharp. Parents made costumes for their children and joined in the fun by wearing Victorian outfits – one father dressed as Queen Victoria.

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