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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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Silence was golden

Oxford Mail:

5:20pm Monday 24th November 2014

THERE were as many chatterboxes among the children at Crowmarsh School, near Wallingford, as any other group of youngsters, but even they fell silent when money was at stake. Their silence was sponsored by the minute, to raise money to send the British team to the Olympics in Los Angeles in 1984. Sixty juniors kept quiet for an hour and raised £184 to support the medal-chasing athletes.

Knees up for the winners

Oxford Mail:

5:20pm Monday 24th November 2014

THE Mrs Mopps at the Horton General Hospital, Banbury, were in upbeat mood after beating off private competition to win a contract to carry on cleaning.

Knees up for the winners

Oxford Mail:

5:20pm Monday 24th November 2014

THE Mrs Mopps at the Horton General Hospital, Banbury, were in upbeat mood after beating off private competition to win a contract to carry on cleaning.

A very appealing cast at Wolvercote church

Oxford Mail:

5:20pm Monday 24th November 2014

THERE were celebrations at Wolvercote when the church bells rang out after six months of silence.

A half-penny, and a basin of dripping

Oxford Mail:

5:10pm Monday 24th November 2014

LORD Nuffield died owing his former office boy Ron Hiorns a halfpenny – and the debt has never been paid.

The changing face of Kidlington

Oxford Mail:

5:10pm Monday 24th November 2014

When these youngsters, above, found their play area becoming overgrown, they didn’t complain – they set to work. Within a short time, the playground off Morton Close was almost clear of weeds. Carol Lambert, who helped with the operation, said: “They were just sitting there and decided to clean it up. They have made a fantastic difference.”

Sopwith 'ace' won the Military Cross

Oxford Mail:

5:10pm Monday 24th November 2014

Pilot who flew many successful sorties scoring 15 victories in one month but who died during a take-off at Port Meadow

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