ONE pound will not go very far these days. It won’t buy you a cup of coffee and you won’t have much change from a chocolate bar.

But what price would you pay for open democracy and a trusted, local news service?

It could cost only £1 a week.

In these unprecedented times, a good local news service is more important than ever. We truly believe, in spite of many challenges, that the Oxford Mail provides great value for money.

Hundreds of thousands of people rely on us every day to keep them connected with the world.

But due to the current economic climate, there has been a decline in advertising revenue.

And we know that some of our loyal readers are isolating and are unable to get to a newsagent to purchase a daily copy.

Due to these two points, we’ve introduced two new schemes, upon which we hope to have your support.

Firstly, if you sign up for a newspaper delivery, the cost of delivery will be covered for the next six weeks. Trusted news, puzzles and entertainment delivered straight to your door throughout the pandemic.

No need for you to worry about going to a shop to get the Oxford Mail. It’s there through your letter box, six days a week.

Secondly, you can have a digital subscription. For just £1 a week, you’ll have access to our entire archive, faster loading and fewer adverts on

Sign up here

Our pay wall is one of the most generous in the industry – and breaking news stories and those relating to important coronavirus updates will not be behind that pay wall.

You can find all the details about signing up to the online and print subscriptions on page 19 of today’s paper.

As always, thank you very much for your support. Purchasing these services isn’t necessarily an investment in us as a business. It’s an investment in open democracy, trusted news and preserving a free press for the years to come.

You can subscribe here

*this article, along with breaking news and coronavirus updates, does not count towards your article limit and is in front of the pay wall.