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Abigail Noah has a unique double offering: fresh scones and shoulder massages.
Abigail Noah has a unique double offering: fresh scones and shoulder massages.

Posted - June 11, 2017

Good weather and relaxation at the Jericho Street Fair

A breezy day sent the leaflets fluttering, but thousands of people thronged Canal Street to check out the multiple offerings, from teapots to toys to Tibetan cuisine. Music during the day came from the Jericho Singers, and well into the evening from the bands at the Bookbinders. Many thanks to local businesses who provided raffle prizes: Branca, the Coop, Cycle Centre, Jericho Tavern, Jude the Obscure, Londis, Loch Fyne, Mezzeto Mezze, and Walton Street Cycles.

A busy afternoon browsing for bargains

Community volunteers, Marco Dias, Pat Schleuter, Anne Mobbs and Ro Strawson

Oxford City Morris Men get the entertainment underway

Dawson Place hosts the bouncy castle with Councillor Colin Cook in charge

A stirring rendition of 'Joshau fit the battle of Jericho' from the Jericho Singers

Our community police discussed local crime concerns with Jericho residents

Easer to ride these white swans than those on the Oxford canal....

Councillor Susann Pressel is dazzled by the plants from Cripley Meadow Allotments

Susan Moser signs up to be a member of the Jericho Community Association

Some of longest queues of the day were for the Vietnamese food at Tuyen's Kitchen

A young Morlan thinks about buying a ticket for the Sumo wrestling

Good food and music at the Old Bookbinder through into the evening

David Feeny of the Jericho Wharf Trust explains the plans for the canalside development and reports that the developer seems to have stopped work

Johnny Sandelson (right), the Wharf developer, probably spinning a different explanation, to the apparent surprise of Marco Dias, second on the right, one of the JCA trustees.

Left to right: raffle prize winner Chris Johnson, JCA chair Charlotte Christie, Community Centre administrator Sue Pead, and JCA vice-chair Henry Gibbon handing over the prize

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