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Oxfam awarded freedom of the city
9:40am Wednesday 24th October 2012 in News
OXFORD: Oxfam was awarded the freedom of the city of Oxford at a ceremony packed with supporters and dignitaries yesterday.
The award, which historically used to give holders the right to drive sheep through the city, was bestowed to celebrate the charity’s 70th anniversary.
A special meeting of Oxford City Council was held at the Town Hall last night to present the award.