PINTS will be served in an Oxford pub for the first time in five years on April 27.

Dodo Pub Company has revealed the opening date for the Up in Arms - previously the Somerset - in Marston Road.

It is also recruiting 20 new members of staff to work at the pub, behind the bar or in the kitchen.

The sorely-missed local shut in 2014 and has been empty ever since.

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It was taken on by Dodo late last year and will join the company's other Oxford pubs - The Rusty Bicycle in East Oxford and Rickety Press in Jericho.

Marston residents will be invited to be involved in the recruitment process, the company said.