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Horns of Plenty with the Ambling Band, 2010
I have played the alto saxophone since joining the Horns of Plenty street band in February 2008. The band kindly gave me some free lessons with professional saxophonist / flautist Pete McPhail to get me up to speed. After a couple of years I…

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"'Gracie Fields' was inspired by that fantastic band of ladies who worked through both World Wars, known as the Women's Land Army. I have a cherished photo of my Gran, 'Kitty', taken in 1917 in her 1st World War Land Army uniform. Although my Gracie…

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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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"A very small selection of my pictures taken over the Easter period in Oxford. I am an Oxford man and I have never seen Oxford like it. It was amazing walking around the deserted city. Truly astonishing! The original images are in colour, however…

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At 6 am on May Morning in 2019, a crowd of more than 13,000 people gathered by Magdalen College. These photos show the stark difference between this year and last year. Although a virtual May Morning was held this year, the Magdalen bells were not…

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Rainbows have steadily become a symbol of solidarity throughout the country. Their display demonstrates the support of the NHS and its front line workers. The attached pictures were both found in the OX1 area and demonstrate this support.

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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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Due to the social distancing requirements set by the government, May Morning, an Oxford tradition, has been cancelled. However, not to be stopped by the coronavirus, Daily Info has organised a virtual May Morning. The above poster, created by…

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In this video Man Choir, an Oxfordshire based men's choir group, perform a cover of Cyndi Lauper's "True Colors." The group recorded this video remotely from their homes using mobile phones and iPads.

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The Organic Deli Café, a local Oxford wholefood store, was significantly effected by the Coronavirus lockdown. The day-to-day operations of the café were all but shut down. However, owners Trevor Bennet and Cristina Campos have since watched their…
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