• Help school mark 40th anniversary

    SCHOOL day memories are being sought for a celebration to mark the 40th anniversary of a popular East Oxford school. Larkrise First School in Boundary Brook Road, opened in April 1972 to take on the infants’ department of Donnington Council

  • Part-time police service row

    A NEW £80,000 police counter service at Wantage Library may only open for four hours a day. Thames Valley Police wants to set up the facility as it shuts its Church Street station and moves to a new £1.13m base to be built at Grove Technology Park.

  • UPDATE: M40 lanes back open

    The M40 northbound near Great Milton is now fully open after a lorry crashed into the bridge over the A329 at about 1.45pm. Drivers were delayed as two lanes were closed off while engineers carried out repairs. The road was fully reopened

  • Haight mail

    HEADS up! One of the band's most-tipped to hit the big time this year are heading our way, with a gig at The Cellar, Oxford, on Tuesday. Their name may conjure up images of san Francisco hippies, but Haight ashbury are pure Scot! The

  • Two lanes shut on M40 at Great Milton

    Two lanes of the M40 are shut tonight after a lorry crashed into a bridge on the M40 northbound near Great Milton. The white Scania hit the bridge over the A329 at about 1.45pm and the lanes are off limits while an engineers investigates the damage.

  • Gravel pit birds could endanger RAF helicopters

    A PLANNED gravel pit is “fatally flawed” because birds could down RAF helicopters, opponents claim. The county’s gravel plan, which includes digging five million tons from fields between Cholsey and Wallingford, were discussed by county councillors on

  • Irish comic's time with The Queen, The Pope and me

    I was mildly surprised at the extent of the obituary coverage accorded to the Northern Irish comedian Frank Carson following his death on February 22, aged 85. Most would have regarded him, surely, as something of a forgotten figure, harking back to

  • Apprentices name housing development after life coach

    A BANBURY housing development built with the help of young apprentices has been named after the late life coach who mentored them. The Donaldson Court development of 10 one-bedroom maisonettes is named after Connexions worker Julie Donaldson. She was

  • Archbishop joins Jordan in the Sun

    Welcome to the new look, for one day only, celebrity packed version of Gray Matter. That’s the lovely Katie Price, aka Jordan, above, on her visit last year to the Oxford Union. Below is Bruce Springsteen, otherwise known as The Boss, in concert action

  • Celebrity redheads back orangutan charity

    FAMOUS redheads including Nicole Kidman and Chris Evans are putting their flame-coloured heads together to raise money for Oxford charity the Sumatran Orangutan Society (SOS). Other stars taking part include Girls Aloud singer Nicola Roberts

  • Fallowfields Hotel, Southmoor

    I write this on a date that occurs only once every four years. This is appropriate since it is likely to be at least another four years before I am able to sound off as enthusiastically again about a meal enjoyed in the service of The Oxford Times

  • Extraordinary glimpse of the medieval view of damnation

    Enter the church of St James the Great in South Leigh and you suddenly find yourself in a place reminiscent of pre-Reformation England. For the walls are covered with paintings that carry you back to the Middle Ages as if travelling on the back

  • Seeking top recipes for an Irish delight

    Having checked the clock at Carfax, I confidently walked down Queen Street, along New Inn Hall Street and on towards George Street and O’Neill’s Pub & Kitchen. Little did I know that while I was approaching the appointed meeting place, the very

  • Recipe for Irish stew (serves 4)

    I rather enjoy making my own stock for an Irish stew using the bones from middle neck of lamb from which the meat has been filleted. You need a friendly family butcher or a sharp knife for this job. Once you have separated the bones from the meat, it’

  • Hunky Dory and This Means War

    The show must go on for an unconventional drama teacher, who inspires her pupils to chase their dreams during the hottest summer on record, in Marc Evans’s feel good rites-of-passage drama. Set in 1976 Swansea and shot on location in South Wales, Hunky

  • The County Collection: Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock

    The paintings in the Woodstock Museum transport one to a bygone Oxfordshire. This is a good moment to revaluate William Turner who has long been under the shadow of his great contemporary J. M. W. Turner. His peaceful View of the River Cherwell

  • Robin Pickering: Radley College

    obin Pickering paints places that resonate with him. In this exhibition these places are Cornwall and Venice. The result is a body of work that is evocative, mysterious and eminently empathetic. He works in pastel to capture the interplay between location

  • Preview of Hamlet: Norrington Room, Blackwell's Bookshop

    Creation Theatre Company is joining forces with artistic collective The Factory to revive the latter’s flagship production of Hamlet and co-produce a new adaptation of Homer’s The Odyssey from Monday in the Norrington Room at Blackwell’s. Blackwell’s

  • The Crowstarver: Oxford Playhouse

    Theatre Alibi’s uplifting and life-affirming adaptation of Dick King-Smith’s gripping slice of country life, The Crowstarver, makes a welcome return to Oxford Playhouse this week to wring the withers of a new generation of audiences with its depiction

  • Tavaziva: Pegasus Theatre

    Bawren Tavaziva grew up in Zimbabwe and came to the UK in 1998. Soon he founded his now celebrated dance company, with its unique style blending influences from the dances he saw in his childhood with European contemporary dance. His company came

  • Community shops to benefit from grant

    A FOUNDATION which helps safeguard the countryside by providing support and cash to community shops has been given £30,000. The Plunkett Foundation, which is based in Woodstock, has helped create and save shops across Oxfordshire and further afield.

  • Show is a must for brides-to-be

    FAIRYTALE wedding dresses will float down the catwalk at the Oxford Mail wedding show. Bridal gowns, menswear and mother-of-the-bride outfits will feature in two fashion shows held at Oxford Town Hall as part of biggest wedding show in the region on

  • Preview of Britten's War Requiem: Oxford Town Hall

    Benjamin Britten’s epic War Requiem is being given a 50th anniversary outing at Oxford’s Town Hall on Monday, under the baton of former BBC Young Musician of the Year Mark Simpson. With around 150 performers, this is sure to be a memorable event — and

  • Oxford C21 group: The North Wall

    For more than 20 years these like-minded painters have met to share ideas. The work exhibited at the North Wall has a cohesive, recognisable style, the emphasis being on composition, line and shape, on interpretation rather than on recording. It is interesting

  • Preview of England and nowhere: Fergus Madden Gallery

    Art dealer Fergus Madden is holding an exhibition of mixed media paintings by his son Dominic at his gallery in Stanford Dingley, West Berkshire, over two weekends. The works depict woodland in the region of the village and the exhibition is entitled

  • Mephisto: Oxford Playhouse

    Last week’s student production of Ariane Mnouchkine’s play Mephisto (in a translation by Timberlake Wertenbaker) will have come as a surprise to those such as myself who know only the film of the same name. Though both are based on Klaus

  • Snookered: The North Wall

    Playwright Ishy Din writes of the lives of young Muslim men in the north of England in Snookered in a way only possible to someone with first-hand knowledge of his subject. A former cab driver who has also worked in video shops and restaurants,

  • Caroline Maas: O3 Gallery

    Printmaker Caroline Maas is inspired by locations of personal significance, many of which are in Oxfordshire. Others are further afield: in rural Wales or the industrial cityscapes of the South of England. Maas says: “ I love to walk and

  • May morning bells will sound sweeter

    TEN historic bells at Magdalen College will ring loud and clear for May Morning after a major restoration project. The oldest of the bells from Magdalen College Tower dates back to 1410. Following the restoration and retuning, White’s of Appleton staff

  • Traders' festive fear over precinct project delays

    REDEVELOPMENT of Abingdon’s 1960s shopping precinct has been delayed by two weeks, prompting fears it will not be completed in time to cash in on the Christmas rush. Scottish Widows Investment Partnership aimed to start construction work in the Abbey

  • FOOTBALL: Two-goal Edmond the star for Banbury

    Two late goals from Danny Edmond earned Banbury United the points in Tuesday night’s Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Division fixture against Cambridge City at the Spencer Stadium. Josh Blake was out of luck in the first half, hitting the Cambridge

  • Station revamp must come first

    A £6.7m scheme to revamp Didcot’s railway station forecourt needs to be completed before phase two of the Orchard shopping centre opens, a county councillor has warned. A £125m extension to the shopping centre is due to open by the end of 2014 with Marks

  • Taylor Wimpey profits boost

    House building firm Taylor Wimpey, which has been developing sites across the county, has revealed its finances are back in the black. The company, which employs 107 staff working out of its Abingdon Business Park base, made a pre-tax profit of £65.7m

  • Pub refutes closure rumours

    A pub company has vowed to keep the King Alfred’s Head in Wantage open amid ongoing discussions with the landlord. Punch Taverns told the Oxford Mail it was committed to the Market Place pub despite rumours it was to close. A Facebook page

  • THE DISABLED SPACE: Railing about your train woes?

    Trains. We moan and groan about them – the fares; the overcrowding; never getting a seat; ‘disruption due to engineering works’; ‘leaves on the line’ – the list is endless. But despite all of this they are essential. Disabled people too need to use trains

  • Society gets a big hand from variety show

    Singers, drummers and comedians entertained hundreds at a charity concert raising funds for the Oxford African Caribbean Society. The Oxford Variety Show was held at the Old Fire Station in George Street on Sunday and was headlined by MOBO award-winner

  • FOOTBALL: Didcot bow out

    A thrilling comeback from Didcot Casuals proved in vain as they lost their Berks & Bucks Intermediate Cup semi-final on penalties. Wayne Jacks’ side looked dead and buried as they fell 4-0 down to South Reading by half-time. But last season’s beaten

  • FOOTBALL: Hanlon doubles up

    Craig Hanlon bagged a brace for AFC Hinksey, who booked their place in the last four of the OFA Charity Cup with a 2-1 win at Bletchingdon. Bletchingdon suffered a blow when keeper Adam Peck went off injured to be replaced by midfielder Paul Faulkner

  • £26m donation to university

    Oxford University was today given a donation worth more than £26 million - one of the biggest in the elite institution's 900-year history. The money will be used to set up humanities scholarships for graduate students. The Mica and Ahmet Ertegun

  • FOOTBALL: Marston have the edge

    Marston Saints Res edged to a 2-1 win against Yarnton Res in Oxfordshire Senior League Division 2. Keiron Johnston’s penalty gave Marston the lead, but Shane Cooper equalised. Sam Bird then grabbed the winner direct from a corner. Goals from James

  • FOOTBALL: Deadly duo lift Chalgrove

    Keith Coleman and Peter Clarke hit hat-tricks in Chalgrove’s 7-3 win at Golden Ball in Oxford City FA. Riccy Armstrong was their other scorer, with Matt Emptage (2) and Daniel Watkinson replying. Chris Peck’s treble earned AFC Blackbirds a 5-2 win at

  • House smash

    A car crashed into a house near the Oxfordshire Golf Club yesterday, damaging the front wall, a fence and a parked car. The blue Subaru Impreza crashed in Rycote Lane, Milton Common, and the A329 was closed. Police said the house owner called at 10.25am

  • House prices show annual rise

    House prices in the county have shown their first annual increase in eight months, latest figures have revealed. Statistics produced by the Government’s Land Registry, show the average price of an Oxfordshire home now stands at £236,842, one per cent

  • Pedal power lights up pupils' learning

    YOUNGSTERS learned how to use pedal power to do everything from illuminating light bulbs to making smoothies. The workshop at St Joseph’s Primary School, Headley Way, Oxford, was part of the Tree of Light science and art project, which is linked

  • Teen car park plunge verdict

    A teenager who plunged from a car park roof may have fallen while trying to get a better phone signal, a coroner speculated yesterday. Matthew Measures was also battling depression caused by a skin condition and his AS-Level results when he

  • Bus stop fight

    A teenager has been fined after assaulting a man at a bus stop. Nathan Chalmers punched Jack Hicks to the ground in Stratton Way, Abingdon, last month leaving him with a split lip. Chalmers, 19, of The Square, Abingdon, admitted assault by

  • FOOTBALL: Barrett is late hero

    Aaron Barrett scored a late equaliser as Garsington fought back from the dead to draw 3-3 against Horspath in an Oxfordshire Senior League Premier Division thriller. It looked over for Garsington when Elliott O’Brien’s double and a Sam Gordon

  • Pensioners mark leap year birthdays

    YOU might expect curtains to twitch in Blackbird Leys, where 84-year-old Violet Robinson lives with her 21-year-old husband John. But, because ‘toy boy’ John’s age is due to being a Leap Year baby, he can laugh off jokes about liking ‘older

  • 'Hero' dad rescues neighbour from blaze

    PROUD son Gregory Piechowicz has hailed his dad Andrzej a hero after he pulled a neighbour from a flat fire. The 26-year-old praised his bakery worker father after the 54-year-old went into the basement flat in West Street, Banbury, that was filling

  • TV star speech

    Pupils at Oxford Spires Academy will meet a woman who braved Alan Sugar. Melody Hossaini, who appeared on the BBC’s The Apprentice last year, will talk to pupils at the school in Glanville Road next Wednesday, speaking about her experiences and the benefits

  • Chef is banned from every pub in the county

    A CHEF has been banned from every pub in Oxfordshire and can no longer come into the city at night after admitting a string of drunken street attacks. Bobby Thomas, of Meadow View Road, Kennington, narrowly avoided jail but was handed a three-year antisocial

  • Victim's funeral

    The funeral of a woman who died in a car crash on the A420 will be held on March 7. Mother-of-two Valerie Ford, 61, of Besselsleigh Road, Wootton, died on January 24 when her VW Passat collided with a Citroen near Botley sliproad. A thanksgiving service

  • FOOTBALL: Hedges slams a four-timer

    Phil Hedges smashed a four-timer to lead Crow-marsh Gifford back to the top of North Berks League Division 1 with a 6-1 home win against Wootton & Dry Sandford, writes Phil Annets. Andy Allum and Liam Currell also scored, with Tom Srawley netting for

  • FOOTBALL: King rules to send Hailey racing clear

    Sean King grabbed the winner as Hailey stretched their lead at the top of the Witney & District FA Premier Division to six points with a 2-1 comeback success at home to North Leigh A, writes Anthony Barlow. Lewis Hathaway had given North Leigh the lead

  • SCHOOLS' FOOTBALL: Hat-trick hero Ingram fires Oxon into final

    Conor Ingram’s hat-trick fired Oxfordshire to a 4-1 win over Kent in the ESFA Under 16 Inter-County Trophy semi-final at Milton United. Keeper Christian Law-rence came to Oxon’s rescue early on, racing off his line to block a shot, before Yassin Elouahaki

  • Searching for Rosemary

    I am trying to find Rosemary Cox (née Afford) who used to own ‘The Laundry Basket’ launderette, in Rose Hill. I am Jill Gallagher (née Allen) and we went to Northfield School together. I have had no reply from the above address for a couple of years

  • Unfair pension plan

    I read that Prime Minister David Cameron thinks it’s a good idea that, due to people living longer, they could work well into their 70s before they claim their pension. I would say that there are thousands of people, even today, who die before they

  • Power cut to 11,000 properties

    A TOTAL of 11,000 properties were plunged into darkness for an hour after a high voltage network fault. Businesses and homes in Witney, North Leigh, Ducklington and Standlake were affected on Monday night.

  • RACING: Curtain falls on Ollie's career

    Popular veteran Ollie Magern has been retired by Oxfordshire owner Roger Nicholls. The 14-year-old won 13 of his 59 starts, including the 2004 Feltham Chase at Kempton and two renewals of the Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby. Trained for nearly ten years

  • COMMENT: Information failed to flow

    SOMEWHERE, somehow the people living off North Hinksey Lane got the idea Thames Water was going to put in a relief road as part of the work on its flood alleviation scheme. Thames Water vehemently denies it ‘promised’ such a plan but the villagers said

  • Villagers stranded by work on sewer

    RESIDENTS face weeks without road access to their homes as major sewer works start in North Hinksey today. A rolling road closure of North Hinksey Lane will shut sections of the road until late April while Thames Water carries out the next stage of

  • FOOTBALL: Easington crowned champions

    GILES SPORTS WITNEY YOUTH LEAGUE Easington Sports sealed the Under 14 C League title with a 3-0 victory over Cumnor Minors. Jack Harper, Dan McLean and Matt Mika scored their goals. In the A League, Owen Blackford bagged a double in Garden City’s

  • Monopoly on shops

    In reply to the letter “Passing buck over shop”, (Oxford Mail, February 22), I must agree with Mr MacAllister that in such difficult financial times that people will go for what they perceive as best value for money. It is freedom of choice that we,

  • Methods are wrong

    I am writing in reply to Larry Sanders’ letter “School fight got results” Oxford Mail (February 24). I would like to point out that none of Mr Sanders’ comments relate directly to how children are actually taught to read and write in our schools. All

  • FOOTBALL: Fasoranti seals last four place

    AFC Hinksey came out on top in the clash of the Critchleys UTV Premier League’s top two as they beat Rover Cowley 3-1 in the Devenney Cup quarter-finals, writes TIM SIRET. The margin of victory would have been wider for the visitors but for

  • Firm fined over power cable injury

    AN ENGINEERING firm was ordered to pay £85,000 after one of its workers was left with life-threatening 60 per cent burns when he drilled into a high voltage cable. The 63-year-old was part of a team working on a series of ground investigations for the

  • LIFE LESSONS: Henriette Lundgren

    Name: Henriette, but my family and friends just call me “Jette” (pronounced: ‘ye-ta). AGE: 33 WHAT I DO: I run a community project called Free Cakes for Kids. It’s a service to families who find it difficult to provide a birthday

  • Be more realistic

    I was interested to see Liz Leffman’s ambition is to “take on David Cameron in the Commons” (Oxford Mail, February 23). I think she is going to have to sort out her political priorities a little more clearly. In the last General Election, Mrs Leffman

  • Mum went on shoplifting spree

    A 37-year-old Abingdon mother went on a shoplifting spree. Louise Ponting stole clothes and DVDs totalling £235 from Primark, Marks & Spencer, Gap, HMV and British Homes Stores in Oxford on October 20. All the items were recovered. Ponting, of Geoffrey

  • FOOTBALL: Hamilton bags double treble

    OXFORD MAIL GIRLS LEAGUE CHARLEY Hamilton fired a double hat-trick as Carterton reached the Under 16 League Cup final with a 12-0 victory over Summertown St-ars. Hamilton was well supported by a treble from Ella Butler, while Laura Jones, Steph Bent

  • Free parking brings visitors to Vale towns

    FREE parking in Abingdon and Wantage has been hailed a success by council bosses after figures appear to show a spike in visitor numbers. But town traders yesterday said a rise in footfall was yet to translate into a rise in profits. Vale of White Horse

  • A big thank you to Oxford United FC

    We often hear negative stories involving footballers and football clubs so I wish to bring some good news. I recently wrote to Oxford United asking if my stepson could spend a match with their press team as he is interested in becoming a sports journalist

  • Land needs protecting

    I WAS saddened to read of the city council’s plan for the strip of land alongside Foxwell Drive on Northway estate. The intention is to forge a new road through from the proposed Barton housing project. I lived at Meaden Hill from the very early 1950s

  • FOOTBALL: Cuff at the double as Yellows wilt

    LUKE Cuff scored twice as Kings Arms Wheatley saw off nine-man Oxford Yellows 4-1 in the only Critchleys UTV Premier League fixture, writes TIM SIRET. Cuff’s double strike before half-time sandwiched an equaliser from Daniel Warne for the Yellows

  • SCHOOLS' FOOTBALL: Vale's penalty kings in semis

    Goalkeeper Eddie Cavanagh was Vale of White Horse’s hero with two spot-kick saves in a 4-2 penalty shoot-out win over Swansea in the ESFA Under 15 Trophy quarter-final at St Helens. With the tie finishing 1-1 after extra time, Jared Jones

  • COMMENT: Clarity of vision

    WEST Oxfordshire District Council is showing a keen sense of maintaining Witney’s local identity with its plan for the town centre. It eschews out-of-town retail units and is planning to add to the town centre with a cultural quarter and to protect

  • Masterplan a 'vibrant vision' for Witney

    NEW shops, a cultural quarter and protecting the town’s heritage have been picked as priorities in a blueprint for Witney town centre. Extra stores in the Woolgate Shopping Centre and Welch Way are part of the future vision. West Oxfordshire

  • Man assaulted his stepfather

    A 31-year-old man admitted breaking windows at his father’s house and assaulting his stepfather. Rikki Brackett appeared at Oxford Magistrates’ Court yesterday and admitted committing the offences over the weekend. Brackett smashed his father Eamon’

  • Twins rebailed

    Twins arrested over the death of Denis Witney have been rebailed until April 5. The 29-year-old women were arrested on suspicion of murder after Mr Witney, 39, was found dying in St Clement’s Street, East Oxford, on November 9. Wayne Cattell, 36, of

  • Show treat for birthday girl

    BEATRICE Carr was never expected to reach her 14th birthday. Bea, who lives with her mother Joanna Swindells Carr in Marston, Oxford, was taken to East Oxford hospice Helen House in September 2009 for end-of-life care. An asthma attack

  • Guests say thank you for the music

    IT WAS an evening of unrepeatable experiences at the first music night for hospice fundraiser Childish Things. Jamie Cullum performed a never-before-seen duet with Eliza Doolittle. And he then joined beat box champion Beardyman on stage for an unrehearsed

  • Crash delays

    A three-car crash in Cowley Road, Oxford, caused delays yesterday morning. The crash happened near the junction with James Street at 7.40am. No one was injured.

  • Oxford United ace in focus for derby showdown

    James Constable will be fully focused on Oxford United ahead of the derby clash with Swindon – and will not be getting caught up in all the hype surrounding him and the game. The U’s leading scorer bagged both goals as Chris Wilder’s side

  • Vandal fined £100 over 'Soak' tag

    IT was the graffiti tag that caused more than £20,000 of damage across Oxford and sparked numerous police appeals. But Charlie Silver, the only man charged with daubing the tag ‘Soak’ across buildings in the city, walked out of court yesterday with a

  • Rose Hill residents get on board for health

    ROSE Hill mum-of-four Regina Asante found out she was suffering from high blood pressure after visiting a new health bus on the estate. She was one of 20 residents given a 15-minute appointment to see an NHS nurse when the bus visited The Oval. There

  • Families flock to free estate event

    FAMILIES in Wood Farm flocked to a “safe space” created to give people somewhere to go on the estate on a Friday night. The gathering at Wood Farm Children’s Centre was part of Holy Trinity Church’s outreach work in the area. About 60 people enjoyed

  • Make a marathon date

    REGISTRATION is now open for the Oxford Half Marathon and Oxford-based charity Helen & Douglas House has been named the event’s charity partner. Up to 6,000 runners are expected to hit the streets on Sunday, October 14, after the first event

  • valerie ford

    Ford Valerie Irene Tragically killed in a car crash on 24th January 2012 just 2 days before her 62nd birthday. Beloved wife of Matthew, loving and much loved mother of Erika and Edwin and who will be sadly missed by all close family and her many friends


    BAREFIELD Marjorie Mabel Passed away on February 23rd, aged 89yrs. A loving Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. The funeral service will take place at Oxford Crematorium on Wednesday 7th March at 1.45pm. Family flowers only please but donations

  • eric tucker

    TUCKER Eric William Born 2nd March 1915, Cwm, South Wales. Late Oxford City Police. Husband of the late Nancy, passed peacefully away on 21st February 2012, in Freeland House. The funeral Service will be held on Monday 5th March 2012, St Johns Chapel

  • reg daniels

    Daniels Reg Passed away peacefully at the John Radcliffe Hospital on the 23rd February 2012. Loving dad and granddad who will be sadly missed. The funeral service will take place at Oxford Crematorium on Friday 9th March at 1.45 pm. Donations welcome


    JONES Michael Geoffery (Mick) Peacefully on 25th February in Brooklands I Nursing Home, Banbury. Aged 69 years. Much loved father of Sarah and grandad of Isabel and Nathan. Funeral service at Banbury Crematorium on Wednesday 14th March at 3.00pm. Family


    ACREMAN Andy Died aged 32 years, very dearly loved son of Alwyn and Pat. Much loved brother of Dave and sister in law Lisa, Uncle of Caitlin and Imogen, nephew of Mazzy and Veronica. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. The funeral will

  • molly bloonfield

    BLOOMFIELD Molly Passed away on February 16th, aged 80 yrs. Sister of Brian and Margaret. Aunt to Lynn, Bonnie, David and Garry. She will be sadly missed by all her family. The funeral service will take place at St Leonards Church, Eynsham on Wednesday


    Reynolds Kathleen (Kitty) Passed peacefully away on 14 February 2012 aged 79, Beloved wife of the late Jimmy, much loved mum of Bernie and Philip, mother in law to Phil, grandmother to Stuart and Suzanne, great grandmother to Jake and Isobel, much loved


    WHITE Molly Molly passed away peacefully on February 25th 2012, aged 88. Dearest wife of the late Fred, mother of Brian, Ian, Wendy, Peter and Stephanie. A dear grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral service to take place at St Mary's Church, Garsington