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Louisa Maybury

Treasure trove of Asian delights for the home

Oliver Trusgnach

Fake baron’s fantasy life hits buffers after jailing for £115,000 Witney thefts

Exhibition curator David Howells with an embroidered shoe from 1922-1923

How women’s fashion mirrors changing status

Andrew Ingram, pictured in Christmas Common, near Watlington

Superfast broadband will beat our rural life in the slow lane

Jeremy Seel, the managing director of Duralock Performance Fencing, at its Enstone headquarters

Enstone sports fencing firm pushes boundaries

The cast of this year’s Downton Abbey Christmas special

Downton’s Christmas special is a gift to the country

The avenue of limes at the Wychwood Wild Garden dates back to the 1700s

Just wild about historic Wychwood garden

Emily Watkins

It all started with an Italian job

Some of the giant lanterns that featured in the parade through Carterton last year

Lighting the way for festive season at celebrations across West Oxfordshire

The 12th Duke of Marlborough and the Mayor of London at Blenheim Palace

Invoking the Churchill Factor

BISHOP John greeted the Queen when she visited Christ Church Cathedral on Maundy Thursday last year.

Bishop John's eight years steadying the ecclesiastic helm

From left, Stuart Cope, Lisa Lyne and Ian Neale, Graham Shelton and Helen Hutchings at the Red Lion in Northmoor

Red Lion roars again at heart of community in Northmoor

Brian Kay

Music all the way in the life of Burford Singers' conductor Brian Kay

The vinegars

Vinegar passes the acid test at awards

David Leach, left and Andrew Sharp examine the route of their proposed West Oxfordshire monorail

A single-minded vision

Badger cull as solution is not black and white

Badger cull as solution is not black and white

Boning up: Alice Roberts

Thirst for knowledge drives Alice Roberts

Sarsden Halt served Chipping Norton for many years

Hailing rail days of old

Growing: Vix Mills with some locally grown heritage tomatoes and other produce

Holy smokies and fresh food are us

Philip Haynes has donated his memorabilia to Oxford Castle’s heritage centre

Unlocking a penal past

From left, Laura Doyle, Irene Bailey, Tania Beardsley, Adrienne Black, Sue Nicholson, Amanda Wankowski, with Leo, 11 months, Amy Martin and front Charlotte Rainer and Amanda Bailey

The soaring ambition of women in the RAF

Sarah Plumridge, back, of Ruby Rue Teas, tempts the tastebuds of, from left, Denise Barkley, Gill Oliver and Helen Peacocke

High time for afternoon tea

The blue plaque at Greyhounds, in Burford

Plaque celebrates The Countryman's connection with Burford

Medical 	    	     detection dog Molly can work out when 11-year-old Steven Courtney, who has type one diabetes, is starting                  to suffer dangerously low blood sugar levels 		     Picture: OX69349 Jon Lewis

When man’s best friend is a potential life-saver

From front, Alanna Dwyer, nine, Lilly McGhee, nine, headteacher Breda Bowles and Jack Davies, seven, at St Joseph’s Primary School in Carterton

Pupils are logging on to a new way of learning

Andrew Smith, right, with partner  Victoria Frazer-Smith and daughter Livvi  Frazer-Smith

Called to the bar

Paradise found at Wilderness. Pictures: Mark Hemsworth

Paradise found at Wilderness

Daylesford House

One man's private paradise

Museum curator Celia Faulkner  holding a nasty looking medical syringe of the era

Recalling brave young men who went to war

Dan Robinson sawing through a poplar log on the Stihl Timbersports stand

Wood-cutting has me stumped but at least Bambi was fair game

Emily Watkins at work in the kitchen of the Kingham Plough

Chef's military-style seafood dish proves a Great British winner

SHARED RESOURCE: Cllr David Harvey, cabinet member for environment at West Oxfordshire District Council, pictured with refuse staff, left to right, Gary Gill, Stan Kacbrzak, Roy Fennell, Andy Cracknell Mark Empson, pictured in 2010.

‘Our 2020 Vision can help us to keep on making big savings’

Asthall Manor’s owner Rosie Pearson, left, and co-curator of the exhibition Anna Greenacre with Aly Brown’s sculpture Hathor

Sculpture show tells stories in stone

The Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

New museum honours county’s Army history

UKIP supporters listen to the other parties’ victory speeches at the South East of England european election count in Southampton Guildhall on Sunday, May 25, when the votes were counted across the EU

Why UKIP didn’t break through in Oxfordshire

Keith Slater, chairman of the Oxfordshire Town Chamber Network, says that congestion on the A40 can harm business prospects for Oxfordshire as a whole.  Picture: OX67555 Antony Moore

On the road to change

Sadie and the Hotheads

Festival fun is odds-on favourite

James Gray shapes a chair back in his workshop

Wildlife cameraman turns in different direction

Louise Woods with her French horn

Making music is still magical after 25-year break

Sarah Moncrieff works on one of her paintings of the Cowley car plant

Artist enjoys her Mini adventure

Trish Poole holding a blanket made from Cotswold Woollen Weavers’ new Oxfordshire check cloth

Weaving a spell

Clare Mackintosh

Clare Mackintosh is playing it by the book

Robin Martin-Oliver with some of the members of his Stagecoach theatre school at the Langdale Hall in Witney

Dramatic vision for the arts

Radcot Bridge, pictured in 1875 by pioneering Oxfordshire photographer Henry Taunt. Traffic now crosses the river on a single-arch bridge dating from 1798. Picture: Oxfordshire County Council Photographic Archive

River crossing a reminder of classic children's story

Anna Pitt creates a wood pile which will be used to fuel her cooker and stoves – in three years’ time, once it is properly dried out

Green campaigner cuts out waste

Alexander Rain and co-director Sue Baxter from the murder-mystery company Smoke and Mirrors

Deadly dramas prove popular

Philip Pratley hammers metal in his forge

Family are forge masters

The curator of the exhibition Karen Wiseman pictured arranging the uniform of a 2nd Lieutenant of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC)

Warriors of Blenheim recalled at Great War exhibition

Drinking to success: Jonathan Luker

A lemonade that tastes of lemons at Samuelsons of Witney

Major project: Sam Lee is encouraging local people to leng Cogges Manor Farm personal artefacts and memorabilia connected with the First World War

Divulging Great War's untold stories - Folk singer Sam Lee

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