There is a rather bewildering array of guides to life in Oxford and the world beyond. We like to think we're one of the best, but in case you do need more help, here's a list of some of the best of the rest:
City & County Living Guides
Oxfordshire County Council
Oxford City Council
Visit Oxford: Tourist Information Centre, 15-16 Broad Street, OX1 3AS. (01865) 252200
OxNosh: all things foodie, from local reviews to cooking demos.
Oxford LGBTQ Society: Oxford University society's guide to LGBTQ Oxford.
Oxfordshire Neighbourhood & Village Websites(Non-commercial, community-run information portals.)
Oxford Neighbourhood Sites (most central first):
Divinity Road Area Residents' Association - one of east Oxford's most beautiful streets & its neighbours.
South Hinksey - busy community site for pretty hamlet 'hidden' between Abingdon Road & the A34.
Headington - substantial, interesting history section (including lots of generally Oxford-related info), info and news.
Wolvercote - Midsummer Festival, barn dances, Apple Day, ArtWeeks, low carbon group info & more.
Littlemore - online home of the Littlemore Local newssheet, a fabulous and densely useful resource.
Oxfordshire Village Sites:
Charlbury - comprehensive 'community site and visitor guide' for this Cotswold town 20 mins from Oxford & 70 mins from Paddington.
Eynsham - the definitive guide to local history, shops and services - with an impressive calendar of events.
The Haseleys - Great Haseley, Little Haseley, Milton Common and surrounding.
Horspath - Parish Council site providing useful info on this pretty village just east of Oxford.
Tackley Village - everything you could want to know about life in this pretty north Oxon village (site maintained by Tackley Parish Council volunteers).
Witney - business, leisure and property info in this thriving market town 12 miles west of Oxford.
Woodstock - lots of photo documentation of the little town that is home to Blenheim Palace.
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Business Directories: Local & National
Yell.com (Yellow Pages online).