John Bishop to do warm up dates in the area

The comedian John Bishop will be performing a week of warm up dates later this year across the local area.

Theatre and Comedy
Nadiya Hussein

Start of Chipping Norton Literary Festival

An exciting mix of best selling authors, media personalities and newcomers will appear at Chipping Norton Literary Festival, which starts later this week.

Whats on
Matt Cruse bagged a brace for Ardley United

Davis has chance to guide Ardley to cup final success

Paul Davis will be looking to pick up his first silverware as Ardley United manager.

Non League
Breaking The Bank and Charlie Case (far right) about to mount their challenge at the final fence at Whitfield. Photo: MJay Photography & Media

Charlie making a good case for banking on more rides

Charlie Case rode his second winner in just over a week when Breaking The Bank scored again on Sunday.

Freddie Cracknell tries to break through the Witney defence for Banbury Bulls at Bodicote Park

Club has got to keep moving forward

Head coach James Kerr is more than satisfied with the way Banbury Bulls are progressing but says the club will not become complacent.

Jay Hutton, Alice Perrin and Steven Porter of E4's Tattoo Fixers

E4’s Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters in Banbury

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo? Well you could be in luck as TV channel E4’s Tattoo Fixers are looking for people from Banbury to appear on the show.

Millions of Brits no longer using a pen

Millions of Brits no longer using a pen

Millions of Brits are no longer using a PEN- with a third admitting they barely write anymore, according to new research.

Offbeat 2
Scenes from Providence Island, off the coast of Nicaragua. Picture by Tom Feiling who wrote a book about a Puritan colony on the island. NNL-170425-110212001

Book on Caribbean island reveals its link to Banbury

The fortunes of an English colony on a remote Caribbean island – many of whom came from Banbury – is the subject of a book.


Man assaulted in Banbury nightclub

A man was assaulted in Moo Moo nightclub in Banbury last weekend.

J D'Cruz Bags, pop-up shop in Parsons Street, Banbury. Jasmine Gilhooly, proprietor. NNL-170418-121450009

Banbury pop-ups on offer to trial business ideas

Budding entrepreneurs and retail magnets can now open a pop-up shop in Banbury town centre with minimal risk or cost.

BetVictor Logo 2017 NNL-170215-152944002

Play it safe with Labaik on opening day at Punchestown

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

Female officer quits Thames Valley Police to become stripper and earns more

Female officer quits Thames Valley Police to become stripper and earns more

A female officer has left Thames Valley Police after 12 years on the front line for a better paid job ... as a lap dancer.

Could Woolworths be set to return to Banbury after former boss makes admission?

Could Woolworths be set to return to Banbury after former boss makes admission?

Retailer collapsed in 2008 after racking up debts of £400m but former boss plans to resurrect brand.

Kyle White bagged both Banbury's goals in Sunday's defeat at Khalsa

Holders lose their grip after Khalsa end unbeaten run

Banbury’s bid to retain the England Hockey Mixed Trophy is over.

More Sport
Sam Mills impressed for Banbury Lions at Leamington

Champions put on top display to round it off

Champions Banbury Lions duly rounded off their Warwickshire Second XV League campaign with a 25-12 victory at Leamington.

Banbury Bulls' Matt Goode is tackled by Witney's Matt Webb

Cracknell brace earns Bulls derby victory on final day

Banbury Bulls cemented a top six finish in the South West One East table with a final day victory over Witney.

Banbury United's Manny Duku gives chase against Kettering Town

Ford full of praise for Puritans despite final day setback

Despite ending the Evo-Stik Southern League campaign with a final day defeat, boss Mike Ford was full of praise for his Banbury United side.

Non League
Banbury’s Legion d’Honneur recipient diagnoses his own PTSD

Banbury’s Legion d’Honneur recipient diagnoses his own PTSD

A veteran of D-Day has diagnosed his own post-traumatic stress disorder, more than 70 years after enduring the horrors of war.

Adderbury development land in Milton Road. NNL-170418-153619009

Adderbury goes to war over field’s use

War has broken out in Adderbury over the future of a field, gifted to the village for community and recreation use.

Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy in Their Finest

Review: Heart, substance and laughs from Their Finest

Gail Adock reviews Their Finest (12A), starring Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy
TV and Film
Load more