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Friends of St Mary’s – 200 Club
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Friends of St Mary’s – 200 Club

The winners of the Annual Big Draw at the Christmas Quiz on 5 December were Paul Galvin     £100 Gloria Butler           £300 Mr W G Boddington   […]

Friends of St Mary’s – “Weather Permitting”
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Friends of St Mary’s – “Weather Permitting”

The Friends of St Mary’s Present Weather Permitting” An evening of words and music, witty and poignant linked by that favourite topic of conversation, – […]

Deddington writing competition
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Deddington writing competition

A new challenge for local writers. The 5th Writing Competition run in conjunction with the Deddington Festival is open to all and offers a cash […]

Songs of Praise
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Songs of Praise

The Choir of St. Mary’s Bloxham is proposing a ‘Songs of Praise’ on Sunday 22nd February at 6.00pm singing a selection of hymns/anthems as requested […]

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Chas Finch

The Landlord of the Elephant and Castle for 37 years died recently at his home in Kings Road after a short battle with leukaemia. Chas […]

Great Films in Bloxham and Barford!
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Great Films in Bloxham and Barford!

Bloxham – Friday 6 February Ae Fond Kiss – 2004,104 mins, Directed by Ken Loach Working as a DJ in Glasgow”s coolest venues, Casim dreams […]

Bloxham Football Club –  Dinner Dance
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Bloxham Football Club – Dinner Dance

Friday 6th February 2009 in the Warriner School Hall 8pm until lam   Live Band and Good Food THIS YEAR PLEASE WEAR SOMETHING BLUE Tickets […]

Flooding – and the brook
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Flooding – and the brook

It was noted at the meeting re flooding that stones are being removed from the sides of the Brook by youngsters so as to dam […]

Hopeless for Hydrogen?
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Hopeless for Hydrogen?

Readers of the Broadhsheet may recall a correspondence a couple of years ago about the possible future prospects of hydrogen power , especially to replace […]

A storm in a tea cup
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A storm in a tea cup

Tailor Heath was the village tailor in Bloxham and he made a waterproof coat for Mr George Collins for the cost of 15/-. One Thursday, […]

Bridge in Bloxham
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Bridge in Bloxham

The Old School was once its venue Then the Beauchamp Squash Club followed suit Now Bloxham Parish Rooms are the new Place where Bridge has […]

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Coping with the recession

Predictions about the length and depth of the recession are worrying and I fear this is going to be rather different from previous ones. Economic […]

Good News Corner!
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Good News Corner!

No. 1 On Christmas morning I was driving through South Newington and a tyre on my car blew out with a very large bang, caused […]

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Gardening

I love my garden. I am not very knowledgeable about names, Latin or otherwise, but I do know one weed from another and what suits […]

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Montague (Mont) Hirons 12.05.1916 – 01.01.2009.

Extracts from the tribute given by his eldest son John at his funeral. It was only while we were clearing his beloved home in Bloxham […]

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