War hero switches on Christmas Lights

War hero switches on Christmas Lights

One of Oxton’s oldest residents switched on the village Christmas Lights this year on Saturday 30 November.  Mike Carr, now in his 100th year, was a former distinguished SAS soldier who worked locally as an art and design teacher after the war, and was guest of honour...

Death of Cyril Scott’s son

We are sad to hear of the death of Desmond Scott, son of the composer Cyril Scott for whom the Society unveiled two Blue Plaques in the village this summer. Desmond was a director, actor, writer and an accomplished sculptor and died in Canada, where he had lived since...
Another Blooming Award!

Another Blooming Award!

We have won a Gold Award from Britain in Bloom North West in the Village Category for the third year running.  The judges said that Oxton was maintaining a very high standard and was highly commended for its community involvement and the number of volunteers engaged...