Remembering when lunches were all liquid

Oxford Mail: annette cunningham

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

"I worked in one pub where I wasn't allowed to refuse an offer of a drink" writes Annette Cunningham

Choice is yours: a Ferrarri now or food for later

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

"The state pension is £113.10 a week. Not much even if you like lentils" writes Gill Oliver

Tune in, chill out and enjoy some vintage rocking

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Liz Nicholls urges you to check out Jimi Hendrix Night and highlights what else is on offer for the long Easter weekend

On the trail of choccy goodies

Oxford Mail: Katherine Rees

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

"We need a break from Ancient English architecture and Easter egg trails" writes Katherine Rees

Improved food and health is all in the genes

Oxford Mail: Renee Watson

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

"There has not been a single documented case of health being damaged by GM foods" writes Renee Watson

Warming to a shed

Oxford Mail: Warming to a shed

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Alison Boulton digs beneath the city's dreaming spires

Make bike riding as safe as it's enjoyable

Oxford Mail: Cycling in Oxford

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Alison Boulton digs beneath the city's dreaming spires

'I'm enjoying a tasty legacy'

Oxford Mail: Sheena Patterson

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Sheena Patterson of Oxford Garden Design is eating the fruits of somebody else's green labours

Stop stressing and go for a run

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Sara Bailey is sharp, smart and sixteen

Spoilt for choice... and I hate it!

Oxford Mail: Rebecca Moore

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Rebecca Moore has a dilemma over two options both with cons but also plenty of pros

‘Intractable situation’ leads to Passion Play cancellation

Oxford Mail: Mischa Richards as Jesus with soldiers Roger Butcher, Ian Callaghan and James Lewis during the 2012 play in Cowley Road

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

TODAY is Good Friday, the day we commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, but there will be no re-enactment of the Passion Play on the Cowley Road this year. Bill Heine explains.

Anglo-French relations are much improved - thanks to a cheese wrap

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

PETER Unsworth shares an afternoon chat and his lunchtime snack with an 18-year-old Parisian student.

COLUMN: We've made huge strides since last year

Oxford Mail: I’m on the outside of my Monster Tech 3 Yamaha teammate Pol Espargaro, but managed to fend him off and record a career-best fifth-placed finish in Texas

3:50pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MotoGP rider Bradley Smith reflects on a best-ever finish

Let’s hope town council is not daft on press policy

Oxford Mail: Witney Town Council's crest

10:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A SLIP of the pen, a premature "death", another council cut, and some finger-pointing. It's just another week in the corridors of power

How long have I got to make a claim?

Oxford Mail: Whitchurch teacher cleared of having sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl

10:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

John McNulty, solicitor with Oxford law firm Turpin & Miller, discusses the issue of time limits on litigation

Thousands of new homes have to come to Vale

Oxford Mail: Matthew Barber

10:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Matthew Barber, the leader of Vale of White Horse District Council, says hard choices over housing development cannot be avoided

My old club crack it after 130-year wait

Oxford Mail: Stevie May celebrates St Johnstone's winner against Aberdeen

3:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Michael Duberry rejoices as St Johnstone reach Scottish Cup final

Please provide the service you sign up to do...

Oxford Mail: Niall Strawson

10:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Niall Strawson explains how one night in his life was affected by how city transport is provided for disabled people

The case for a robust cycling policy is crystal clear

Oxford Mail: James Styring

10:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A NEW manifesto from Cyclox – the cycling campaign for Oxford – will soon be published after a year of hard work.

Needless treatment delays could claim patients’ lives

Oxford Mail: Clive Stone

10:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

He’s taken on the NHS and got drugs and better funding for cancer patients everywhere. But his work is not over. Clive Stone, the man who won’t give in, is back at the Oxford Mail, still fighting for improved treatments and is inviting you to join him again on his incredible journey

Pond brochure a surprisingly good read...

Oxford Mail: jeremy smith

10:00am Monday 14th April 2014

For a while now, I’ve thought myself tedious, but last week I had it confirmed. Slipped though my letter box when I returned home last Friday was a thick, glossy and colourful brochure entitled ‘Pondkeeper’ – 100 pages of, I guess, pure pond porn to those that are interested in this kind of thing.

Godparenting isn’t just about birthdays

Oxford Mail: Angela Tilby, Diocesan Canon at Christ Church, Oxford

10:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Angela Tilby, Diocesan Canon at Christ Church, Oxford, talks about the role of godparents in today's society

Understanding the Messiah who rode in on a donkey

Oxford Mail: Maranda St John Nicolle, World Development Advisor for Oxford Diocese

10:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Maranda St John Nicolle, World Development Advisor for Oxford Diocese explains Palm Sunday

Could we wage war on unloved places with guerrilla gardening?

Oxford Mail: Sjoerd Vogt of Faringdon Free Food says ‘guerrilla gardening is fun because it sounds slightly illegal, though we have permission for everything. This is for the community, by the community

5:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

The allotments are alive to the sound of music, or at least birdsong or maybe it’s just the grunts of gardeners mucking in the manure.

Advice for turning 30? Stay away from online lists

Oxford Mail: annette cunningham

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

"Surely there's no point in looking hot if you don't make the most of it" writes Annette Cunningham

Games of Thrones has nudity, violence and now dragons... what's not to love?

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

"I tried to get my boyfriend to address me as moon of my life. It didn't catch on" writes Liz Nicholls

It's scary going back to school

Oxford Mail: Katherine Rees

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

"When I die, I want to come back as an accountant. They never have to do school talks" writes Katherine Rees

Screen time is not just about sitting around

Oxford Mail: Renee Watson

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

"We are better off looking at the time our kids spend being active" writes Renee Watson

In search of beans and beer in America

Oxford Mail: Man serving Coava Coffee

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Polly Weeks takes to America to try everything from independent coffee roasters to real ale craft breweries

Lure of the sunny days

Oxford Mail: Lure of the sunny days

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Alison Boulton digs beneath the city's dreaming spires

Raising a glass to new greenhouse

Oxford Mail: Sheena Patterson

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Sheena Patterson of Oxford Garden Design celebrates her new greenhouse

Communities come together for canal

Oxford Mail: From left, Tony Joyce, chairman of Jericho Living Heritage Trust, Mark Davies and Maria Parsons at Isis Lock on Oxford Canal

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Alison Boulton digs beneath the city's dreaming spires

Making a snappy decision

Oxford Mail: Rebecca Moore

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Rebecca Moore on a moral dilemma in a snap-happy world

Seduced by the glittering illusions of Las Vegas

Oxford Mail: Las Vegas

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Rebecca Moore is stunned by a visit to the Las Vegas strip

Nobody wanted to be responsible for lost bottle

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 11th April 2014

IT looked so forlorn, standing alone yet erect, on a lower step of The Queen’s College main entrance: a baby’s feeding bottle. This was no past-its-best piece of nursery kit. This was a spotless, up-market Tommee Tippee bottle and what was more, it was almost full. Barely a suck or a slurp had reduced the milk level.

Greyhound track forms part of our community heritage

Oxford Mail: The greyhound and speedway track at Oxford Stadium

10:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

AN INQUIRY into whether Oxford Stadium should be demolished and replaced with 220 homes it set to take place in September. The stadium closed down in December 2012 when its owner, the Greyhound Racing Association, claimed it was no longer viable. Bob Price, the leader of Oxford City Council, explains why his authority has given the historic greyhound stadium its backing and what he thinks will happen next

POLITICS: Greyhound track forms part of our community heritage, says city council leader

Oxford Mail: The greyhound and speedway track at Oxford Stadium

10:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

AN INQUIRY into whether Oxford Stadium should be demolished and replaced with 220 homes is set to take place in September. The stadium closed down in December 2012 when its owner, the Greyhound Racing Association, claimed it was no longer viable. Bob Price, the leader of Oxford City Council, explains why his authority has given the historic greyhound stadium its backing and what he thinks will happen next

Prime Minister may have a top 10 hit soon...

Oxford Mail: insider

10:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

WEST Oxfordshire is home to a wide range of the rich and famous – including musicians such as Blur’s Alex James who makes cheese from his farm in Kingham and Philip Selway, formerly of Radiohead.

Single family court will simplify proceedings

Oxford Mail: Ruth Hawkins

10:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Turpin & Miller partner Ruth Hawkins looks at changes in the legal system affecting family cases

Hughton goes - and then there were none

Oxford Mail: Chris Hughton sacking last week means there are no black managers in the top flight

3:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Michael Duberry laments the shortage of black managers in the game

Opportunities out there not to be missed

Oxford Mail: Kelly Gallagher and Charlotte Evans in action today

10:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Gavin Hageman on refusing to be held back by disability

Excitement for the final round of fixtures

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

David Quinn's weekly report on the Oxfordshire Quiz League

Maybe it is time to embrace new technology...

Oxford Mail: Honour tomkinson

10:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

HONOUR Tomkinson on a new type of head protector which could trigger a change in attitudes to helmets.

Looking for a tiny needle in an extremely large haystack

Oxford Mail: Prof Gil McVean at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics. Picture: OX66302 Antony Moore

10:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Professor Gil McVean, professor of Statistical Genetics and Acting Director of the Oxford Big Data Institute, on how computers have created a Big Data Institute of medical research

Parental role reversal feels strangely liberating

Oxford Mail: jeremy smith

10:00am Monday 7th April 2014

Our Man About Town Jeremy Smith finds calm and tranqulity caring for his father

It’s a compromise that’s hard to explain

Oxford Mail: Rev Sue Booys

10:00am Monday 7th April 2014

The Reverend Canon Sue Booys, Rector of Dorchester Abbey talks about gay weddings

Understanding the entire church as God’s big family

Oxford Mail: Professor Werner Jeanrond, Master of St Benet’s Hall

10:00am Monday 7th April 2014

Professor Werner Jeanrond, theologian and Master of St Benet’s Hall, Oxford, talks about the concepts of family

SWIMMING: Murphy on song for gold strike

Oxford Mail: Alex Murphy pictured with his two medals

8:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Alex Murphy struck gold for City of Oxford in the City of Sheffield Premier Meet at Pond’s Forge.

The delight of being a daughter

Oxford Mail: Rebecca Moore

11:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Rebecca Moore appreciates the true meaning of Mother's Day

A quick game of let's find grandma welcomes spring

Oxford Mail: Kat Orman

11:00am Friday 4th April 2014

"Locating grandma is not a talent both of my children seem to share" writes Kat Orman






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