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Old photo of Oxton Church

Old photo of Oxton Church

Thanks to Craig Scothern who has sent a scan of an old postcard that he has had for over 40 years. It is of Oxton church taken around 1920 at a guess by A J Loughton from Southwell. The road looks slightly different now and the tree has gone. There is also a scan of … Continue reading

Oxton Photo Competition 2013 – The winners!

Oxton Photo Competition 2013 – The winners!

Thanks to everyone who sent in photos for this year’s competition – we had a wonderful display. Thanks to our sponsors, Timmermans Garden Centre and Thorntons who donated the prizes. Congratulations to our Winners. (To show this correctly you may need to select ‘sort by name’ after opening the link) If you were unlucky enough … Continue reading

Oxton Photo Competition 2013.

Oxton Photo Competition 2013.

Send us your entries now! The deadline is Sunday June 2nd Please send up to 3 recent photos per category – photos to be taken after June 23rd 2012 Adult – A: Flowers and Gardens – B: Any Landscape any location – C: Portraits Age 16 & Under – D: Any theme How to Enter … Continue reading

Spring!

Spring!

Well, it’s worth a try… Thanks to Judy Meats for this lovely painting of sheep on the tumulus. In Oxton, the sheep and new lambs are now out in the fields, with the Spring sunshine slowly melting the remaining lumps of snow.

Photos of Oxton from the ’40s and ’80s

Photos of Oxton from the ’40s and ’80s

A huge thanks to Claire Parker (nee Shepperson) who contacted us from Australia with a lovely email containing these three fantastic photos of Oxton from the 1940’s, and another set from a very sunny 1985! As Claire says: I read that you were interested in old Oxton photos. I came across these just the other … Continue reading