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Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Kids aged between eight and 11 are ‘significantly’ more likely to be victims of cyber bullies if they own a mobile phone, a new study has found.

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Nostalgia: Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

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REVEALED: New statistics reveal the most popular baby names in England and Wales

REVEALED: New statistics reveal the most popular baby names in England and Wales

Olivia has replaced Amelia as the most popular name given to baby girls in England and Wales in 2016, official statistics show.

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Popular brand of kids’ water bottles recalled due to choking fears

Popular brand of kids’ water bottles recalled due to choking fears

A popular brand of children’s drinking bottle has been recalled by the manufacturer due to a risk of choking being identified.

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Call of Duty fund to help veterans expands support to the UK

Call of Duty fund to help veterans expands support to the UK

The Call of Duty Endowment, a fund launched off the back of one of the world’s most popular video game franchises, will be supporting UK veterans.

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Children enjoying table tennis.

Autumn return for children’s activity hubs in north Oxfordshire

Cherwell District Council’s popular activity hubs enjoyed a successful summer and are to return during next month’s half term.

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Summer fun at Banbury’s Castle Quay

Visitors to Castle Quay shopping centre in Banbury have enjoyed six weeks of arts and crafts, fun reading sessions and visits from characters.

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VIDEO: Astonishing never-seen-before World War Two photos

These astonishing never-seen-before photos snapped a year after VE Day show the apocalyptic devastation across post-war Germany.

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WATCH: The impossible questions that children ask

‘What are black holes?’, ‘how did the world begin?’ and ‘how does the internet work?’ are among questions asked by kids parents struggle to answer, a study has found.

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The fishermen at Brickhill Farm Fishery after a charity match was held in memory of Ken Cherry. Photo: Kevin Merry NNL-170409-144012001

Fishermen raise £300 in memory of Cropredy man

A charity fishing match raised £300 in memory of a keen fishermen from Cropredy who died of pancreatic cancer.

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The Saga Sapphire at her berth in the Netherlands.

Travel: The Sapphire is a cruising gem

From the moment I stepped aboard the Saga Sapphire, I began to realise that I've probably not given cruising holidays a proper chance.

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The Banbury Presents team provided music and colour at the Old Town Party. Picture by Julian Dancer. NNL-170509-102414001

Banbury’s Old Town comes to life for fiesta and street organ festival

Music and entertainment attracted shoppers on Saturday to the Old Town Summer Fiesta and Street Organs Festival.

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‘Guide to life’ says people should leave home at 21 and be on the property ladder at 27

‘Guide to life’ says people should leave home at 21 and be on the property ladder at 27

Experts have revealed the ultimate guide to life - including owning our first car at 21, leaving home at the same age and getting onto the property ladder at 27.

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Respiratory group to hold meeting

Breathe Easy Banbury will meet on September 7 at the Army Reserves Centre, on Oxford Road.

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Banbury Summer Fest at Princess Diana Park. Banbury town councillor Barry Richards in the stocks. NNL-170829-093448001

Waterslide among the attractions at festival

A day of fun in the sun was had by all recently for the Banbury Summer Fest in Princess Diana Park.

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UPDATED: Babies ‘R’ Us recalls cot mobile over choking fears

A cot mobile has been recalled by its manufacturer due to fears that a part could present a choking hazard.

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Travel: Experiencing Kissimmee’s natural beauty

It is one of Orlando's oldest tourist attractions but its appeal has never waned. Since 1949 Brits have come to Gatorland time and time again – even David Attenborough himself has filmed here – so this year, I made it my mission to find out why.
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Ennerdale is picture perfect

Travel: Walking the latest UNESCO World Heritage destination

Britain's stunning Lake District gained UNESCO World Heritage status just a couple of weeks ago which positions it with other ‘must see’ iconic outdoor destinations such as the Grand Canyon and Great Barrier Reef. So why not actively seek out the joys of its lakes, mountains and fells on a Chapters Experience Holiday?

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SMIDS Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns with some of his team

Oakman Inns pub operator gets Royal seal of approval

What do Oakman Inns, Waitrose, Barclays, BAe and the Co-Op all have in common?

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Brand choices such as Coke or Pepsi ‘can break up relationships’

Brand choices such as Coke or Pepsi ‘can break up relationships’

Preferring Pepsi to Coke or McDonald’s to Burger King could doom your relationship, according to new research.

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