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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Club spawned by gatecrasher

5:00pm Monday 30th March 2015

THE Oxford Club League, which organised a host of mainly indoor sports, owed its existence to a woman ‘gatecrasher’.

Bakery makes 90,000 buns

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 30th March 2015

STAFF at the Cadena Bakery in Oxford must have been sick of the sight of hot cross buns when they finished their lengthy shift.

Crowds flock for procession

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 30th March 2015

MORE than 150 people – and a donkey – took part in a Palm Sunday procession between Crowmarsh and Wallingford in 1982.

Princess graces palace for a charity fashion show by Dior

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 30th March 2015

IT WAS the fashion show of the year when Christian Dior agreed to bring his latest creations to Oxfordshire.

Families are singled out for their wartime contributions

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 30th March 2015

IT WAS not unusual for families to have a large number of relatives serving in the First World War.

Sub-aqua club opens its doors

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 30th March 2015

THE Oxford Sub-Aqua Club held an open evening to show newcomers what they could expect when they joined its ranks.

The changing face of Chilton

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 30th March 2015

AUCTIONEER Ivor Bowden cajoled atomic energy staff to part with money at a lunch in 1978 to support Red Cross famine relief work. One of the items on sale was a giant pumpkin. Sixty people attended and nearly £70 was raised.

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