Milcombe man climbs Mount Kilimanjaro for meningitis charity in step-daughter's memory

A Milcombe man raised more than £5,000 for a meningitis charity by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of his step-daughter who died of septicaemia at six-months-old.
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Doctors urge support for a new surgery in Byfield

A senior doctor insists plans for a new surgery in Byfield are much-needed and should be approved.

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Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this week

From big band to dance, there are lots of musical options in and around Banbury this week.

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Rachel Yates is producing a saucy calendar to raise money for an anti-stabbing charity NNL-171114-095043001

Banbury stabbing victim’s calendar in aid of knife crime charity

A stabbing victim from Banbury is making a calendar for a knife crime charity in the wake of the double death in the town last month.

Vets4Pets Banbury senior vet and partner Richard Knight with Noodle

Fun-filled open day for Banbury vets' birthday

A Banbury vets is celebrating its fourth birthday with an open day full of fun and games.

The One Show rickshaw challenge team with Pudsey after arriving in Banbury. Photo: BBC NNL-171115-092859001

Hundreds welcome BBC rickshaw challenge team to Banbury

Hundreds of people cheered on the inspirational youngsters and Matt Baker as The One Show’s rickshaw challenge arrived in Banbury on Friday night (November 10).

Stephen Murrall (left) and Peter Harris at Warwick Crown Court. Photo: Paul Beard/SWNS

Ex-Banbury nightclub owner jailed over elaborate scam to take over football club

A former Banbury nightclub owner and his business partner from Shipston were jailed after stripping a professional club of its gate receipts in an elaborate scam.

Swalcliffe playground appeal. From the left, Kiran Hingorani, Swalcliffe Park School principal, Peter Beddowes, chairman of the play area group, Virginia Merritt, management committee member, David McLindon, playground prime mover and Helen Argros-Farrell, parent and supporter, with children and parent looking over the wall where the playground will be built. NNL-170711-180107009

Votes needed to give Swalcliffe children a playground

Votes are needed from the general public to secure up to £10,000 to build a much-needed playground in Swalcliffe.

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Remembrance Sunday Parade & Service in Banbury.
Pictured: Cllr Kieron Mallon lays a wreath at the Cenotaph in People's Park
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Hundreds set to mark Remembrance Sunday across Banburyshire

Hundreds of people across Banburyshire will be lining the roads and joining services in towns and villages to mark Remembrance Day on Sunday (November 12).

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REVEALED: The top ten best GP surgeries in Banburyshire according to patients

We can reveal a list of the best GP surgeries in the Banburyshire area based on ratings provided by patients on how likely they are to recommend their practice.

Chiltern Rail to offer free rail travel to all military personnel on remembrance Sunday

Free travel on Chiltern Railways for military personnel on Remembrance Sunday

Chiltern Railways will offer complimentary travel for military personnel in military uniform or carrying military identification across its entire route to commemorate Remembrance Sunday.

X Factor 2017 contestant Sam Black with two of the Shared Beauty Secrets team

Celebrity-endorsed Bloxham beauticians needs your votes to win award

A Bloxham-based beauticians who have given massages to numerous celebrities with their exclusive treatment needs the public’s votes to win a prestigious award.

The Volkswagen Transporter seized by the police in Shipston as the driver was not insured. Photo: Warwickshire Police

Uninsured Shipston van driver moans about police seizing his vehicles

An angry van driver in Shipston complained about the police seizing his vehicles as officers stopped him for not having insurance this morning (Tuesday, November 7).

Children on the Banbury Lock gate at Canal Day 2017. Photo: Jane Russell/Canal and River Trust

Banbury Lock out of action for three weeks for repairs

Banbury Lock is being drained for three weeks of extensive refurbishments to install new gates but the canal closure means people can have a rare look at the empty chamber.
Glebefields Care Home residents wave off nurse Laura Ene, Sergiu Balut, regional manager Janet Richardson and her husband Tony before they cycle to Tewkesbury for BBC Children in Need. Photo courtesy of Glebefields Care Home NNL-170611-124719001

Drayton care home staff cycle to Tewkesbury for BBC Children in Need

Staff from Glebefields Care Home in Drayton did their bit for a cycle ride across the country and raised around £200 for BBC Children in Need.

Little Bourton family evacuated in middle of night after hot ash causes garage fire

Little Bourton family evacuated in middle of night after hot ash causes garage fire

A plastic bag full of hot ash caused a fire to engulf a garage roof in Little Bourton with a family having to evacuate in the middle of the night.

Robert Purse has started a petition to introduce further measures to slow down motorists and tackle poor parking in Fenny Compton. Photo: Jake McNulty NNL-171031-131733009

Petition to tackle parking and speeding issues in Fenny Compton

Residents in Fenny Compton are hoping to convince the council to introduce measures to slow down motorists and tackle poor parking with a petition.

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New Banbury group to help people who can’t stop eating

A new support group for people who compulsively ‘overeat’ held its first meeting in Banbury on Monday.

Gritter lorries and their drivers are ready for action when the cold weather hits this winter. Photos: Oxfordshire County Council

Banbury gritter driver shares experiences as Deddington team prepares for winter

A gritter driver from Banbury shared his experiences of keeping Oxfordshire's roads safe during frosty weather as the team based in Deddington prepares for winter.
More than 40 people dressed in something pink danced to raise money for charity at Banbury Rugby Club. Photo courtesy of Daniel Browne NNL-171031-091420001

Groovy dancers raise cash for breast cancer charity in Bodicote

Dancers grooved their way to raising £200 for breast cancer research at Banbury Rugby Club.

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