Shutford shows off impressive new hall

Shutford village hall was officially opened by Banbury MP Victoria Prentis at a ceremony on Friday, July 14.

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Firefighters tackle car fire in Warmington

A car fire in Warmington was put out by firefighters last night (Wednesday, July 26).

Banbury Market in the early years of the 20th century, part of the towns Banburyness NNL-170721-095835001

Look Back with Little: Through the Years is a celebration of Banbury

In 1999 the Banbury Guardian embarked on a most significant enterprise. This was to make available a special publication that would take its readers ‘through the years’.

Two dance shows are taking place at The Mill

Five of the best things to do in and around Banbury in the next seven days

From a popular musical to an evening with a dance favourite, there's lots to enjoy...
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Rob Bryan, from Shenington, who is walking almost 300 miles for Macmillan NNL-170713-173219001

Still time to help Shenington man’s mammoth trek

A fundraising party walking the 297-mile Macmillan Way passed through Oxfordshire as part of their epic, coast to coast journey from Lincolnshire to Dorset, to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.


Man’s face slashed during Banbury street robbery

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses or information following a robbery in Banbury.

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One of the proposed logo ideas for Banbury's BID

Banbury BID meeting wants business owners input

Businesses in Banbury are being urged to attend a meeting this Thursday, July 27, to hear about progress on a business improvement district (BID) for the town.

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Perfect job is a 4 day, 24 hour week - with free fruit

Perfect job is a 4 day, 24 hour week - with free fruit

The perfect job is a four-day, 24 hour week with a salary of £61,000-a-year, free fruit and a boss who likes a pint, it has emerged.

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DCS, Banbury, opening. Ribbon Cutting, from the left, Sir Tony Baldry, Chris Brammall, designer, Kevin Wall, Barclays and Denys Shortt, CEO. NNL-170718-154251009

Buoyant DCS Group in homage to Banbury’s past

The DCS Group unveiled a fitting tribute to the history of its 25-acre site at the official opening of its new headquarters in Banbury.

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The stage at Fairport's Cropredy Convention

No tickets left for ‘sold out’ Cropredy Convention festival

Organisers of this year’s Cropredy Convention are reminding anyone without tickets that this year’s festival is completely sold out.

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Ribchester and Churchill set for a battle on the Downs

We’ve teamed up with BetVictor to preview the day’s racing.

Cherwell Local Plan review. CPRE. NNL-170725-113501001

CPRE says building on Oxford green belt should be a ‘last resort’

Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has objected to housing being built on Oxford’s green belt as part of plans by Cherwell District Council (CDC) to help the city meet its unmet housing need.

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The key to a healthy old age - get a dog

The key to a healthy old age - get a dog

Older people could be “prescribed a dog” because it increases their physical activity by half an hour a day - especially in rainy Britain, according to new research.

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NSPCC is calling for a change in position of trust laws.

NSPCC: Strengthen child abuse laws

The NSPCC is calling for laws on positions of trust to be strengthened after recent Thames Valley Police statistics.

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Banbury town councillor Kieron Mallon at Banbury war memorial. NNL-170621-112622001

Cherwell District Council approve motion to honour the brave

A move to ensure the fallen of the First World War and other conflicts are forever remembered in and around Banbury was unveiled last week.

The luxury Rocky Mountaineer train operates in western Canada.

Travel: Riding the Rocky Mountaineer in western Canada

A journey on the Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury train service that operates on four routes in western Canada, offers a comfortable way viewing landscape and wildlife, plus insights into the important role played by the railway in the country’s history.

Enable set for Ascot outing?

We’ve teamed up with BetVictor to preview the day’s racing.

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Southam man lost in Gaydon steals Aston Martin from HQ and drives it home

A Southam man who was stranded in Gaydon in the middle of the night, with no way of getting home, found his way to the Aston Martin headquarters – and drove off in a £200,000 super car.

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