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Rainbow Six Siege is a game for the long-term

Console Corner: Rainbow Six Siege preview

Creating a Siege mentality.

GPs must tell the DVLA if a patient continues to drive when they are not medically fit, the General Medical Council (GMC) has said.

GPs should report medically unfit drivers to DVLA, says GMC

The General Medical Council has insisted that GPs report patients who are medically unfit to drive to the DVLA.

Two cottages owned by Sulgrave Manor which have fallen into disrepair are being rethatched. NNL-151124-171213001

See thatching demonstration at Sulgrave Manor Watch Day

Sulgrave Manor is holding a watch day tomorrow, Friday.

What's On

What’s on where around Banbury: listings, November 26 edition

Here’s your guide to what’s on where around Banbury over the coming week. Please email with details of your events at least a week before the edition in which you’d like them to appear.

Rob Newman will be appearing at the Mill Arts Centre in Banbury in February. NNL-151120-144716001

Top comic to bring his brain show to The Mill

After a sell-out run at Edinburgh Fringe and across the UK in 2014, one of Britain’s finest comedians is finally back on the road with some brand new and hilarious material.

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Abbey Woode, Sam Coles and Louise Deakin appearing in Bodicote Players' panto Rapunzel

Panto brings colour to Grimm tale

The Bodicote Players are back for another turn at a traditional pantomime this December, bringing the much-loved Brothers Grimm tale of Rapunzel to life.

Cinderella at the Royal and Derngate

GUIDE: Christmas pantomimes 2015

It is time to cheer for the heroes and boo and hiss at dastardly villains as pantomimes hit the south Midlands region.

Sam Duckworth, aka Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly.

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly to perform in Banbury

Sam Duckworth, formerly known as Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly, will be performing at Rock the Atic in Banbury on Sunday following the Christmas light switch-on.

The Voice Box will perform at a festive concert in aid of Katharine House Hospice on 8th December 2015. Photo Submitted

Well-known names and faces join concert for hospice

A group of well-known faces from the Banburyshire area will take centre stage at a Christmas concert in aid of Katherine House Hospice.

Banbury Choral Society will take on Orff's Carmina Burana on November 28 2015. Photo by Michele Hunter

Choir’s latest concert to be a powerful affair

The powerful force and drama of music will be felt by an eager crowd at St Mary’s Church next weekend when Banbury Choral Society perform a composition by Carl Orff.

Saturday Cooks rss

The cost of the Christmas meal has come down this year - wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock

Cost of Christmas meal less than last year

The cost of making a traditional Christmas meal for eight people has come down this year.

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An aerial view of the Cadbury trucks in formation

The Coca-Cola truck isn’t coming but Cadbury might bring festive cheer to Banburyshire

The Christmas Coca-Cola truck won’t be coming but Cadbury might be on hand to bring some seasonal cheer to Banburyshire.

An aerial view of the Cadbury trucks in formation

Study: Beer ‘nowhere near as bad for you’ as people think and could have health benefits

Beer is not as bad for you as you might think and has some health benefits according to a new ‘myth busting’ report which reveals it is one of the most misunderstood tipples around.


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