Xmas Lights Switch-on survives Storm Arwen

Xmas Lights Switch-on survives Storm Arwen

  The switch-on of the lights took place on Saturday November 27th at 4.30pm.  After a year without a real-life celebration we enjoyed all the usual attractions including: Mulled wine, mince pies and hot-dogs Kids’ entertainment by Woodcraft Folk Santa Claus...

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Oxton Society AGM

Oxton Society AGM

The Oxton Society AGM will be held on Wednseday Sept 29th at 7.30pm at St Saviour's Parish Centre   We have not been able to have an Annual General Meeting  since 2019. We have considered all the options available as we return to normal. St Saviour's can...

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Oxton’s 5th Blue Plaque, George Schultz

Oxton’s 5th Blue Plaque, George Schultz

We have unveilled our fifth Blue Plaque outside the former home of First World War hero George Schultz. The unveiling ceremony took place at 3 Silverdale Road, Oxton, on August 7. It was conducted by Major Paul Hands from Chetwynd Barracks. George's grandson, John...

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Hanging Baskets – welcome back

Hanging Baskets – welcome back

The Oxton Society's Hanging Baskets are now cheering up the village centre. Thanks to our volunteers, some heavy-lifting from Phil Piercy's ClearGround team and a very generous donation from one of our members in memory of their relatives, Barbara Taylor and earl...

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Virtual Secret Gardens, Sunday, May 9th

This year’s ‘Virtual’ Secret Gardens of Oxton will take play on Sunday, May 9 between 10am and 4pm. Visitors will be able to access the event via Facebook by searching for https://www.facebook.com/oxtonsecretgardens in your internet browser. You don’t need to be a...

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OXTON HISTORY WALKS 2021

OXTON HISTORY WALKS 2021

We hope it will be possible to resume the programme of walks this year. The dates below are provisional and depend on the government’s easing of lockdown restrictions. All participants will be required to wear face masks and observe social distancing and numbers on...

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Oxton’s new Defibrillator

Oxton’s new Defibrillator

The Oxton Society is delighted that, thanks to generous member donations, Community Fund grants from Wirral Borough Council and a partnership between the Oxton Society and Eraklis Developments Ltd, a defibrillator is now located at The Willows, in the centre of the...

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Oxton History Books for sale

Oxton History Publications, produced by the Oxton History Group, are now available to purchase online. Our publications tell the stories of prominent and interesting Oxton people from the past. Much of what we write is based on our original research. For further...

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Oxton 40 Years Book

Oxton 40 Years Book

Oxton Society Members have received a complimentary copy of our Commemorative Book by our Secretary, Alan Chape. Further copies of this lavishly illustrated, full-colour 60pp book are available both to members and non-members, for sale at £5.00. To order copies please...

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