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Open Oxford: Home Delivery, Take Aways & Online

Indies are the cornerstones of our communities, and without them our neighbourhoods would be a far less social and enriching place to live. Covid-19 is having a detrimental effect on these businesses and how they run, however one of the awesome things about great local businesses is that they can adjust their offer very quickly. Many Oxford restaurants, cafes and bars are offering gift vouchers to spend later, while a whole host of businesses are offering local contactless delivery.

10 Online Events From Oxford Indies June 2020

After nearly 2 months of working from kitchen tables, and trying to work out if it’s Monday or Wednesday, this months events edit focuses on great things to do to help home workers from working on your posture, to creative things to do for wellbeing and relaxation. We’ve also included some great events to help indie businesses, and those thinking of starting their own business in Oxfordshire, including a special discount for the much anticipated BIO2020! Read on! >>

Seasonal Tartine Recipes from 2 North Parade

We’ve asked our restaurants, cafes, grocers and food producers to share some recipes with us to keep you eating delicious and seasonal food throughout lock-down.

First up are these mouthwatering tartine recipes from Pete and Vicki at 2 North Parade.


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