Edith Smith Booklet now online

Following world-wide interest in Oxton's own first woman police officer, Edith Smith, you can now access the full version of Bob Knowles' booklet here. Limited copies of the printed presentation version of the booklet are available from the Oxton Bookshop in the...

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Xmas Lights Switch-On: another triumph

Over 500 locals were treated to mulled wine, mince pies, hot-dogs and carols at our White Xmas Switch-on on Sat, Dec 1. The weather was mild, the mood was happy and a good time was had by one and all.

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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...

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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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