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  • OLD AND NEW WORLDS COMBINE FOR A UNIQUE BREW

    Hook Norton Brewery have teamed up with New Zealand based craft brewers the Yeastie Boys for their next brew – X Ale. Looking for a unique way to celebrate ten years of brewing, the Yeastie Boys approached ten breweries to work with on ten one-off and unique beers for...
  • September Magazine is out now

    The latest issue of Four Shires magazine is out now. Between the covers of the September issue you will find an amazing array of features, events and stories to enjoy. Included within this months issue: Out and About: There is plenty to see and do across the Four Shires this...
  • NEW MAGAZINE OUT NOW

    The August issue of the Magazine has hit the shelves. Bettween the covers this month you will find, fabulous social events, a wonderful wedding feature and plenty of local reading! Included this month: To Catch a King – Charles Spencer visited Broughton Castle last month to present his new...
  • De Vere Oxford Thames Chef

    Oxford-based chef, Claudio Costea, has been named Senior Champion at the coveted UK Cooper Skillet competition, which took place at De Vere Oxford Thames recently. Claudio will now compete in the European Chapter Copper Skillet final, taking place in Lisbon on 6 October 2018 at the IACC Europe Knowledge...
  • Oxfordshire firefighting cycle team

    A team of cyclists from Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service has won a prestigious award at The Fire Fighters Charity’s Spirit of Fire Awards recently, in recognition of an epic fundraising ride from John O’Groats to Land’s End in 2016 that raised over £102,000 for The Fire Fighters Charity....
  • CHIPPING NORTON ROYAL BRITISH LEGION

    When the chipping Norton branch of the Royal British Legion looked at ways of marking the Centenary of the First World War in 2014 they were keen to take the names carved in stone on the war memorial and bring them alive. Extensive research was carried out with the...
  • Dallas Burston Polo Club raise over £14,000 for charity

    Ladies Day is a yearly event held at Dallas Burston Polo Club that aims to encourage the attendance of female fans of Polo. This year’s proceedings saw a record breaking 600+ attendees enjoying the festivities and over £14,000 raised for The UK Sepsis Trust and The Prince’s Trust. A...
  • Adderbury church Lottery winner

    St Mary’s Church, Adderbury has received a confirmed grant of £290,400 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for its tower restoration project. Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, the project aims to make essential repairs to the historic church tower, which is on English Heritage’s ‘At Risk...
  • Who said retirement was all about pipe and slippers!

    Motorcycle enthusiast Alan Murray, has spent the past 14 years restoring an Excelsior Talisman Twin 250cc classic motorbike and now he’s ready to take to the roads around Rugby. The project was a real labour of love for Alan (73) who has been passionate about motorbikes since he was...
  • A visit to RAF Cosford was more than just a day at a museum; it was a trip down memory lane.

    Residents from a local retirement village near Dunchurch visited RAF Cosford Museum to celebrate 100 years of the RAF, but little did Judith Carter, the event organiser know, there would be an extra surprise in store for her in the shape of the world’s first jet airliner. Judith’s father...