Oxton in Bloom – another award

Oxton's Gold Award   27 of Wirral’s entries to this year’s the RHS’s North West In Bloom competition have been recognised at an awards ceremony at the Southport Convention Centre on Nov 2nd. Oxton got a Gold Award in the village category for 2018. Wirral’s projects...

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CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON

Come and join us on Saturday 1 December when the village Christmas Lights are switched on.  The event starts at 3.30 pm, with Elsa from Frozen doing the switch-on at 4.30 pm.  There will be mulled wine and mince pies, carol singing, children's entertainments and a...

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New booklet on Oxton’s Suffragettes

New booklet on Oxton's Suffragettes The History Group's Jo Hipps has compiled an illustrated history of the story of Oxton women's struggle for the vote, 1872- 1928. This 38 page booklet is available from Oxton Books at the Williamson Art Gallery, price £4.50.  ...

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Sad News – Gerard O’Sullivan

We are sorry to announce the passing of one of our most-valued members and a pillar of the Oxton Community. Gerard O'Sullivan dies last week after a long battle with illness. Gerard was known to us as a wonderful baker who, with his wife Jenny, ran the pop-up bakery...

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Wilfred Owen Commemoration, more events

The Wilfred Owen Commemoration  First World War Concert, Sat, 15 Sept. As part of the Wilfred Owen Commemorations, a concert will take place at Christ Church featuring music mainly by young composers who, like Owen, were killed in the First World War.  The music is in...

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New books on Oxton’s History

The Oxton History Group have produced two new publications which are available from Oxton Bookshop in the Williamson.  The bound book of the first 25 Oxton History Periodicals, which also contains a history of the development of the Oxton area, is on sale in...

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Oxton’s on-line History Archive

The Online History Archive is gradually being made available and already contains a range of fascinating material on Oxton. The latest addition is the story of William Potter, a 19th century merchant, who was responsible for building many of Oxton's grand houses and...

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Wirral Conservation Area trail

Discover Wirral's Conservation Areas and Heritage Sites Conservation Areas Wirral (CAW) has worked with Wirral Council’s Rights of Way Officer, Robin Tutchings, Eileen Willshaw (Heritage Officer) and Jess Malpas (Conservation Officer),to devise a trail which will...

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Secret Gardens, final results published

Secret Gardens - final results published The glorious weather and well predicted sunshine on May 13, 2018, meant we had an excellent turn out on the day. We sold 3,078 tickets overall, a substantial increase on the past few years.A few facts: 1393 tickets purchased on...

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