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Banbury’s Carrdus School’s magical Christmas Fair

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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Lower Boddington mum’s craft workshops for Christmas

Lower Boddington mum’s craft workshops for Christmas

An entrepreneurial mother has taken the next step in her craft business by setting up a base at her Lower Boddington home for workshops.

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Annual shoebox appeal returns

Annual shoebox appeal returns

The annual Christmas shoebox appeal for children in poverty is back.

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Santa narrowly avoids injury as teenagers throw stones and eggs during Round Table’s sleigh visit in Banbury

Santa narrowly avoids injury as teenagers throw stones and eggs during Round Table’s sleigh visit in Banbury

A group of teenagers threw eggs, stones and a china mug at Santa when Banbury Cross Round Table’s sleigh visited a Banbury neighbourhood last night, Wednesday.

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Banbury’s Castle Quay’s weekly prize winning shopper is. . .

Banbury’s Castle Quay’s weekly prize winning shopper is. . .

Castle Quay continued with the Late Night Shopping giveaway this week handing over Boots vouchers to the value of £250

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PHOTOS: Banbury Santas run for hospice

PHOTOS: Banbury Santas run for hospice

Over 400 festive figures descended on Banbury’s Spiceball Park on Sunday to take part in the annual Santa Fun Run organised by Katharine House Hospice.

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Give the gift of listening this Christmas

Give the gift of listening this Christmas

Banbury Samaritans are hosting an Information Day tomorrow (Saturday) at their Albert Street headquarters.

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Thames Valley Police launches its Christmas drink-driving campaign

Thames Valley Police launches its Christmas drink-driving campaign

Thames Valley Police’s Christmas drink drive campaign kicked off last week to crack down on the destruction caused by people who drive after drinking or taking drugs.

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Banbury’s new look Christmas light switch-on

Banbury’s new look Christmas light switch-on

Banbury’s new look Christmas Lights switch-on ceremony on Sunday was a traditional day of Christmas carols, Santa Claus, shopping for festive gifts, fireworks and a local hero as guest of honour.

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Children design a festive card for MP

Children design a festive card for MP

Hundreds of children across north Oxfordshire had a go at designing their own Christmas card for a competition being run by MP Victoria Prentis.

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Best places to eat out in Scotland on Christmas Day

EdinburghThe Sheep Heid Inn (43-45 The Causeway, Edinburgh EH15 3QA, 0131 661 7974)Picture: Sheep Heid InnEnjoy an exquisite three course

Six things to think about when choosing your Christmas tree

As Christmas trees arrive in garden centres, expert David Mitchell offers advice to those who only have a small space for a real

Six of the best - Toys of the 60s/70s

As we approach Christmas, in the first of a three-part series, we look at popular toys from down the decades, beginning this week with the

Aldi's £9.99 salted caramel vodka makes for the perfect Xmas treat

BUDGET supermarket giants Aldi have a warm-sounding drink that's proving a big hit ahead of Christmas.The Tamova Salted Caramel Vodka Liqueur