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Part-time café opportunity

Would you be interested in running the Saturday café at the Jericho Community Centre?

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Jericho Pantry

The main purpose of the Pantry is to make food that would otherwise be thrown away accessible to people who live locally who can make use of it.

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Life drawing classes

Explore your creativity -- all levels welcome. 

Local artist Mike England holds life drawing classes at the community centre.

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Join your local association

The JCA represents residents on local issues, organizes events, and runs the community centre. Membership is FREE.

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Sainsbury’s in Jericho

The colourful history of Lucys' in Jericho will soon give way to a Sansbury's frontage.

New branch in Walton Street

Posted - May 30, 2023

The long-rumoured opening of a Sainbsury's branch on the corner of Walton Street and Cranham Street has been confirmed. This will be on the Lucys redevelopment on the site of the former Jericho Health Centre. While planning permission was originally for a mixture of office and shops on the ground floor, in the event Sainsbury's will take both retail units, through they are on different floor levels.

The Coop has has long held a supermarket monopoly in Walton Street. It also made robust efforts to retain this by in 2011 by opening a second branch near Clarendon Street to block a Tesco opening there. The Jericho Coop does provide a good service but  there have been concerns that its prices were higher than in other supermarkets.

At that time, there were also objections supermarket opening on the corner with Little Clarendon Street, on the grounds that this would affect the character of the area. This time, there may be less of a reaction given that this is more like a new building. Other local traders may be worried about greater competition. This is on a section of Walton Street that some traders objected to turning into into a pedestrianised zone.


Come and sing Stainer’s Crucifixion Sat 02 Mar - 2.00 pm
St Barnabas Church
Haydn: The Seven Last Words Sat 02 Mar - 7.30 pm
Worcester College Chapel
St Sepulchre’s Garden Group Caring for Jericho's most peaceful space
Tuesday 12 March - 10:00 AM
St. Sepulchre's cemetary

Next meeting
Being a vicar in a strange world
Fr Christopher Woods Thu 7 Mar - 6:30pm
At: St Barnabas Church