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We live in a small community of students and their spouses. I only learnt one of our neighbours' partner is a Doctor because the virus meant we were making sure everyone was looked after and could get in touch if they needed anything.

At 8pm we…

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"Been out for a walk on my own as have barely left the house in 3 weeks and needed the exercise . Although it was nice to see that people are isolating it was also so weird seeing Oxford city so empty, I have never in my whole life seen it like…

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"So we had Mother's Day, our Wedding Anniversary and my husband's birthday all in the space of 3 days last week! The photo is of my husband's online birthday party. We obviously couldn't celebrate as we'd intended but it was great to see family and…

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A video of the empty streets of Oxford during the Coronavirus lockdown.

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The three 'closed' signs are in Little Clarendon Street. The empty thoroughfare is St Giles .

Of course, we miss seeing our friends and family, particularly the grandchildren, who grow up so fast that six weeks may seem a lifetime slipped away.…

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To set the scene, we live in Beaumont Buildings which - although in the centre of Oxford, a stone's-throw from the Randolph - is a very quiet backwater full of trees, shrubs and flowers. At the back we benefit from our neighbours' gardens, many given…

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Natural Bread is an independent Oxford-based artisan bakery. They make a range of handmade bread, pastries and cakes fresh every day.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Natural Bread team realised they needed a new outlet for customers in Botley.…

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"At first I enjoyed the peace and quiet, and the cleaner air with hardly any traffic. Once I was the only person on High Street; on another occasion I seemed to have Christ Church Meadow all to myself. In spring the city would be thronged with the…

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Shipton Hub started with the beginning of lockdown. Previous to the coronavirus pandemic, volunteers had been distributing free Pret A Manger food once a week through the food waste app Olio. However with the onset of lock down and an increase in…

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Bury Knowle is a park located off of London Road in Headington. If you are lucky enough to take a socially distant trip there during lockdown you might find the Bury Knowle Park Snake. Started by Oxford Rocks UK, the snake is (currently) made up of…
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