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Horley move up to third following high-scoring affair

Horley moved up to third place in division three of the Cherwell Cricket League after a high scoring game against Great Brickhill II, in which they ran out 93 run victors.

Cricket
Sandford St Martin captain Chris Thompson guided his side to victory against Great & Little Tew II

Thompson leads way as Sandford see off their rivals

Chris Thompson had a fine all round performance to help Sandford St Martin to a 43 run victory against neighbours Great & Little Tew II in division two of the Cherwell Cricket League.

Cricket
Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally successful series.

Arts
One in five Brits would rather date a pet owner

One in five Brits would rather date a pet owner

One in five Brits say they would rather date someone with a pet, according to a new survey.

Offbeat
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It’s animal crackers at Katharine House’s Midnight Walk

Over 500 fundraisers took part in Saturday’s annual 10 mile walk to raise money for the Katharine House Hospice.

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Kevin Magnussen on his way to seventh place in Azerbaijan

Magnussen earns more points for Haas in Azerbaijan

A bounty of aggressiveness prematurely ended the day for many in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix Sunday at Baku City Circuit but cooler heads prevailed for Haas F1 Team.

Sport
Samantha Strong

Kineton Music Festival treasurer pleads guilty to £23,000 fraud

The former treasurer of the Kineton Music Festival has finally confessed to defrauding the organisation out of more than £23,000 over a ten-month period.

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BetVictor

Keynote should go close for Varian at Windsor

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

Racing
Product warning

Organic product recalled due to salmonella contamination

An organic food retailer has recalled a line of tahini because salmonella has been found in the product.

News 2
Couch potato teens ‘as sedentary as 60-year-olds’

Couch potato teens ‘as sedentary as 60-year-olds’

Couch potato teenagers do as little exercise as 60-year olds, according to new research.

News 4
A quarter of holidaymakers have struck disaster in Spain

A quarter of holidaymakers have struck disaster in Spain

Spain is the holiday destination where you are most likely to fall ill or have your passport or money stolen, according to new research.

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Great & Little Tew batsman Lloyd Brock deals with a delivery as Tring Park wicket keeper Shelvin Gums and slip Andrew Dixon look on

Tring Park pile on the misery for Great & Little Tew

Great & Little Tew’s poor Home Counties Premier Cricket League run continued as they lost by eight wickets against basement boys Tring Park.

Cricket
Sue Cook talks to the Sibford Ladies Lunch who raised �2000 for Alzheimers Research NNL-170619-135333001

BBC presenter regales ladies of Sibford

The ladies of Sibford were treated to a lunch and a talk by one of BBC’s most recognisable presenters.

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A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

Nearly half of all animal owners confess that they’ve pulled a ‘sicky’ to pander to a poorly pet.

News 5
Half of us don’t know our neighbours’ names, says poll

Half of us don’t know our neighbours’ names, says poll

More than half of all Brits don’t even know their neighbours’ full names, a survey has found.

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Product warning

TOMY recall children’s toy over injury fears

Children’s toy manufacturer TOMY Europe has recalled a popular product over safety fears.

News 4
Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind looks spectacular

Console Corner: Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind review

New levels of RPG excellence.

Tech 2
High Wycombe batsman Cameron Parsons misses his shot as Banbury wicket keeper Will Hawtin prepares to gather the ball

Sabin guides Banbury home to welcome victory

Lloyd Sabin led Banbury to a three wicket victory over High Wycombe in Saturday’s Home Counties Premier Cricket League fixture.

Cricket
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Military tradition to make comeback at Armed Forces Day in Banbury

Banbury’s Armed Forces Day on July 1 will be bringing back a military tradition similar to ones that have taken place on battlefields around the world during times of war.

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