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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Oxton Family Quiz Walks

Oxton Family Quiz Walks

These are Quiz Walks about Oxton for younger children and their parents, grandparents or caretakers mostly, though anyone could do it if they fancied a Walk around our Village. The questions are mostly observational and require no particular knowledge. There are two...

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New RHS Awards

New RHS Awards

Over the past few years the Oxton Society has received numerous awards from the Royal Horticultural Society for our Hanging Baskets and Secret Gardens.  Obviously in 2020 things were different.  However, we have been given three special awards this year for...

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BUY A BULB FOR OXTON’S XMAS LIGHTS

BUY A BULB FOR OXTON’S XMAS LIGHTS

  Sadly we have abandoned our popular Xmas Lights Switch-on. But we are lighting up the village again from the end of November – dreaming of a White Christmas.   This year there will be no crowds - so no income to help pay for the lights. We are getting £500 from...

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