Archive for January, 2014

Festival of Faith & Literature – 30th May 2014

Festival of Faith & Literature – 30th May 2014

  The programme for the Bloxham 2014 Festival of Faith & Literature is published. Below is a summary table. This is subject to change so always check at the Festival’s own website. You can find more detail about each of the sesions at the FaithFest site here.   Day Time What Who Fri 30th May […]

Katharine House Hospice

Katharine House Hospice

Care for a Cuppa? – Saturday 1st – Sunday 9th March 2014 Brighten up the dark winter months by taking part in our brand new Care for a Cuppa fundraiser! We would like to invite you to organise a coffee morning or afternoon tea for Katharine House between Saturday 1st – Sunday 9th March 2014. […]

A Christmas Light Competition!

A Christmas Light Competition!

Three children (aged eight, six and five) staying with their granny over Christmas on the Strawberry Hill Estate decided it would be fun to explore the estate to see who had the best Christmas decorations out, and even went so far as to get their parents to make award certificates, which they then presented on […]

History Club Maps – 19th Feb 2014

History Club Maps – 19th Feb 2014

Bloxham Village History Club Our next meeting takes place on: Wednesday 19th February, 7.30pm Jubilee Park Hall (off Brickle Lane) John Leighfield CBE: “From Gough to Google – the Development of Printed Maps of Oxfordshire” John will provide a fascinating review of the historical development of maps of Oxfordshire and will focus, for us, on […]

Generation Games

Generation Games

Generation Games is a fantastic initiative from Age UK Oxfordshire and partnered with the  Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.  Its prime function is to get over 50 year olds more active and reaping the many benefits of exercise.  This service will create a personal programme of activities for you, provide support and help to ensure […]

Bloxham Primary – Pilgrims!

Bloxham Primary – Pilgrims!

Look on the bag to see what Bloxham Primary Year 4 pupils decided they would take with them if they undertook a pilgrimage!      

BYG Bloxham Youth Group

BYG Bloxham Youth Group

Meets 2nd Sunday of each month 7.00pm – 8.30pm in the Parish Rooms. For years 6 – 11 (i.e. 10-15 year olds) Just come along or call the Bloxham Parish office on 01295 720252. All are welcome.  

Bloxham for Geeks!

Bloxham for Geeks!

And for those of you who despair at the nation’s infatuation with celebrity – here’s something different – and it is about Bloxham!
You need to have MS Excel on your computer to try it.
It’s a bit surprising until you think about digital devices that you use every day. Enjoy!

Another field bites the dust!

Another field bites the dust!

Well – nothing stays the same and that certainly holds true for the fields in the parish of Bloxham. In 1955 there were still 13 working farms basically within the village. And you don’t have to be very old to remember the traffic grinding to a halt as the geese crossed the A361 back to […]

Banbury Rural Update – Jan 2014

Banbury Rural Update – Jan 2014

Team News Sergeant Rebecca Fishwick is returning from maternity leave and will be taking over the running and daily management of Banbury and Bicester rural areas. We say farewell to PC Jen Culley who is leaving the team to join a response team in Banbury town. Jen has made a large impact in the rural […]

Friends of St Mary’s 200 Club

Friends of St Mary’s 200 Club

Friends of St Mary’s 200 Club Nut Tree House, Workhouse Lane, Bloxham, OX15 4PH Phone: 01295 720432 email: sue@nutttreehouse.co.uk The winners of the 200 Draw for January 2014 were: Chris Nagele – £10 Liz Robson – £15 Malcolm Gate – £25 There are still numbers available for this 200 Club. Membership forms from St Mary’s […]

Hire Upton House!

Hire Upton House!

If you have a special birthday or anniversary coming up then Upton is ideal for you, your family and friends.   Upton House & Gardens, in partnership with Aubrey Allen Catering, can cater events for up to 60 people. The menu and drinks can be tailored to your requirements. This amazing opportunity to have a […]

Bloxham W.I. – 12th Feb 2014

Bloxham W.I. – 12th Feb 2014

In December, one of our members left our monthly meeting with an unexpected and early Christmas present. Barry Whitehouse demonstrated painting landscapes to us and then donated the finished painting to our raffle. It was wonderful to see the painting develop before our very eyes. How are the New Year’s resolutions going, or have they […]

From the Parish Registers Nov/Dec 2013

From the Parish Registers Nov/Dec 2013

The Benefice of Bloxham, Milcombe and South Newington   Funerals 13th Nov. Edna Everitt (84) of 101 Courtington Lane, Bloxham  (STM) 21st  Nov. Ingeborg Alexander (85) of The Bungalow, Cumberford Hill, Bloxham. (STM) 10th Dec. Dina Whitehead (81) of Godswell Park Care Home, Bloxham (STL) 19th Dec. Helen Hicks (65) of 19 Gascoigne Way, Bloxham […]

Warriner School Farm

Warriner School Farm

Thank you for your support of our Farm Shop during 2013.  We will continue to be open from 9.00am to 1.00pm on Saturdays from 11th January 2014. We sell beef, pork and lamb in a range of cuts.  Some are seasonal, and there are times when we won’t have the full range available as, being […]