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Farewell to 'Gentleman Jim'

The final curtain has come down on one of the most illustrious journalism careers in Newsquest’s history with the retirement of the Oxford Mail’s editor Jim McClure. Jim first joined the paper 37 years ago as a sub-editor and is

Mail editor to retire after a lifetime in journalism

Oxford Mail editor Jim McClure is to retire at the end of this year. He has been in the hotseat since August 2000 and has resisted the temptation to work until his 65th birthday in October 2004. Jim (right) took

'Treasure' unearthed at Oxford

Archaeologists have discovered 4,000-year-old artefacts while doing excavation work for Newsquest Oxfordshire’s new £20m press hall. Irrigation gullies and pottery dating from the Bronze Age have been unearthed as well as coins which are thought to be medieval. The work

£20m press hall plans agreed

Newsquest Oxfordshire has been granted planning permission to build a £20m press hall at its Osney Mead base. Oxford City Council has given the newspaper publisher the go-ahead for the development which will see a new press replace outdated machinery.