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Latest News

21/03/14 08:23pm
In April and May a series of exciting events will be taking place celebrating the industrial and cultural heritage of the Oxford Canal. Organised by the Heritage Lottery funded Oxford Canal Heritage...
28/03/13 09:58am
The Jericho Living Heritage Trust is seeking a part-time manager to lead a project which is ‘Celebrating the heritage of Oxford’s canal’. The post-holder will oversee implementation of a grant...
28/03/13 09:45am
Today, the Jericho Living Heritage Trust, working on behalf of the Oxford City Canal Partnership has received a £65,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project in Oxford....
30/03/12 10:34am
We have reached another key point in the campaign to acquire and develop the boatyard site for the community, and would like to bring everyone up to date. In the first stage of this project you...


Jericho Community Boatyard LTD

This company was set up to ensure that a comprehensive local boatyard service is provided for the Jericho canal residents. Read more about their work on their website at:

St Barnabas Church

The beautiful local church was built around 1868 by Thomas Combe, Printer to the University, with the support of his wife Martha. It was set up to serve the spiritual needs of the workers of the Oxford University Press and their families. Thomas and Martha were also patrons and friends of the arts, particularly the young artists known as the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Visit the website at:

St Barnabas Primary School

St Barnabas Primary School is situated at the heart of Oxford's lively Jericho community and is affiliated with the famous St Barnabas Church. At St Barnabas School we combine a commitment to the National Curriculum with the development of rounded personalities through lively discourse and imaginative schoolwork. Also check out the children's school publication: St Barnabas Buzz and visit their web pages at the Hive. See:

The Jericho St. Barnabas Community Centre

The Jericho St. Barnabas Community Centre serves the residential district of Jericho in the heart of Oxford. It is on the corner of Canal Street and Cardigan Street and hosts many local activities, including babies and toddlers club, and a Saturday Community Cafe — as well as numerous classes from art to yoga to Egyptian dance. The Centre is run by the Jericho Community Association which raises income for the Centre by letting out office space and also several large rooms - ideal for meetings and family parties. See

Run Oxford

Run oxford is a specialist running retail outlet in the heart of oxford city. Their collective experience and gait analysis service will put your feet in the right shoes. See Run Oxford - Sponsors of the JLHT Runners

Last modified: 3 November, 2009