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Cherwell Business Awards are back and better than ever

Business leaders, councillors and past winners gathered at Norbar’s headquarters today, Thursday, November 16, for the official launch of the 2018 Cherwell Business Awards.

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The Atic

Life coach comes to Banbury’s Atic

Banbury mothers are being invited to an evening at The Atic, where renowned life coach Rachael Parker-Prickett will inspire mums to believe ‘You are enough’.

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Kasia (right) looks on at her budding dancers at KM Dance Studio and Gym in Banbury NNL-170711-133827001

Dream coming true for Banbury dance star Kasia

After struggling to find a dance partner capable of performing to her professional standards one Banbury resident decided to open her own dance studio to attract the best dancers Banburyshire has to offer.

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Banbury BID logo, designed by Banbury's Toast Design Agency NNL-170728-095120001

Banbury business owners vote ‘Yes’ to a BID

After over two years of meetings, discussions and debate, business owners of Banbury voted ‘Yes’ to a Business Improvement District or BID.

Business
Friends of Kamrans Ward at the JR raised hundreds of punds during a spooktacular event NNL-170811-122717001

Middleton Cheney Spooktakular raises funds for cancer ward

Friends gather for a Halloween fundraiser for a great cause.

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Rick and Morty at Banbury’s Comic Connections this Saturday

Banbury’s one and only comic book store, Comic Connections will celebrate its birthday this Saturday with a very special guest.

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Child has bike taken in Banbury, police issue CCTV images

Child has bike taken in Banbury, police issue CCTV images

A boy had his bicycle stolen from him by two men in Banbury.

Crime
Banbury’s Castle Quay issue guide for this years top selling toys

Banbury’s Castle Quay issue guide for this years top selling toys

The countdown to Christmas has begun and the top toys on every child’s list have been revealed.

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Banbury’s Carrdus School’s magical Christmas Fair

For those looking for a bespoke or unusual gift well in time for Christmas then look no further than Carrdus School’s popular Christmas Fair.

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Hollie Braithwaite, aged eight, will donate 12 inches of hair for wig manufacture NNL-171031-095413001

It’s hair today, gone tomorrow for selfless Brackley girl

A seven-year-old from Brackley is set to have 12 inches of her wavy hair cut off and donated to the Little Princess Trust for children’s wigs.

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Dr Nell Darby with her third book; Life on the Victorian Stage NNL-171026-172654001

Chipping Norton author’s third book scratches the dark underbelly of the Victorian stage

A Banbury born, Chipping Norton author’s latest tome delves into the seedy world of the Victorian stage and the gossip that followed them.

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Police

UPDATE: Chipping Norton dog walker found safe

Thames Valley Police are no longer appealing for the public’s help in tracing a man missing from Kingham near Chipping Norton.

Crime
Picture: David Jackson

Cropredy’s most famous export in Sky Arts documentary

An in depth look into the formation and continued influence of Cropredy’s Fairport Convention, in celebration of the folk bands 50th anniversary, will be aired later this month.

Music
James Reeve, parish councillor and the now empty apple tree NNL-171031-095036001

Deddington scrumper ruins village tradition

An early morning scrumper selfishly removed every single apple from a village tree and with it ends a children’s village pantomime tradition.

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Love Island's Alex 'Flex' Maxted NNL-170103-133933001

TV deal will showcase Banbury wrestlers

Banbury’s only wrestling company has announced an online TV deal with an American-based combat sports broadcaster which it hopes will put Banbury on the global wrestling map.

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Cherwell urge ‘consideration’ over firework use

Cherwell urge ‘consideration’ over firework use

The law is clear on the acceptable use of fireworks, so Cherwell District Council is encouraging residents to go that extra mile and be a considerate neighbour.

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Fireworks

Your guide to Banbury area firework displays

There is just a week to go before the sky will be alight with fireworks.

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Cllrs Tony Ilott (left) and Barry Wood at Castle Quay Shopping Centre. Photo: Cherwell District Council NNL-170211-134928001

Castle Quay developers back out as District Council step in

Castle Quay and the approved development of Castle Quay 2 could be in the hands of Cherwell District Council if an announced purchase of the shopping centre is approved next month.

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Banbury Camera Club exhibit Morning Light by Guy Turner NNL-171026-154100001

Banbury Camera Club exhibition is a real eye opener

Banbury Camera Club’s 14th annual photographic exhibition at the Heseltine Gallery at Chenderit School, Middleton Cheney is now on display.

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