Business

Business

Cherwell council backs bid for cash to improve roads

Cherwell District Council is backing a county bid for £152 million, some of which would be used to provide essential transport improvements in north Oxfordshire.

Transport
Shell Garage opens on Swan Close Road, Banbury NNL-170920-140907001

Shell opens garage on CDCs Swan Close Road site

The former Antelope garage on Swan Close Road has re-opened as a Shell petrol station.

Business
Picture: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

Transport
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.

News
Product warning

Disney Frozen socks recalled over cancer fears

A line of Disney Frozen socks have been recalled by their manufacturer due to concerns that it may contain a cancer-causing chemical.

News
Britain's biggest 'fatberg' weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

Here’s why you shouldn’t put oil down the sink

Britain’s biggest ‘fatberg’ weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

News
Tesco recalls biscuits due to allergy fears

Tesco recalls biscuits due to allergy fears

Tesco has recalled one of its own brand of biscuits because of allergy fears.

News
MP Victoria Prentis (second from left) with representatives from Brita UK, Refill and local businesses NNL-171109-164253001

Banbury joins refill scheme to curb waste

Banbury has joined the campaign to protect the seas and oceans by reducing the reliance on disposable plastic water bottles, following the launch of the Refill scheme.

News
The old pound coin

There’s only one month left to spend your old pound coins

Look under your sofa, empty your piggy bank and check your pockets – there are only 30 days left to spend the old £1 coin before it becomes worthless.

News
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.

Tech
OurBus Bartons. NNL-160726-113536001

Community bus service celebrates its first birthday

A community transport operator which was set up in response to cuts to bus services in the county is marking its first anniversary.

News
Backlash against Lidl for removing Christian symbols from packaging

Backlash against Lidl for removing Christian symbols from packaging

Budget supermarket Lidl is facing a backlash after airbrushing Christian symbols from packaging in order to remain ‘religiously neutral’.

News

VIDEO: The top 50 workers’ grumbles revealed - including IT, air con and printers

The average worker spends the equivalent of two weeks a year GRUMBLING - with the top gripes about IT, air con and printers, a study has found.

News
Cllr Kieron Mallon praised the Brighter Futures in Banbury Programme NNL-150109-112122001

Praise for project supporting poorer Banbury families

A scheme to help those in the more deprived areas of Banbury was applauded by councillors as figures show it is making a difference.

News
MHBG-11-04-13 Bloxham Mill ENGNNL00120130904131356

Still time to register for Banbury Chamber networking event

Banbury and District Chamber of Commerce will host an informal breakfast networking event next week.

Business
40mph speed limit sign

Speed limit reduction proposed for Warwick Road in Banbury

A consultation has opened on plans to reduce the speed limit along a stretch of Warwick Road in Banbury and install a new pedestrian crossing.

Transport
Alma Road is considered a hotspot for dangerous parking NNL-170829-152247009

Councillors approve plan to tackle illegal parking across Cherwell

A plan to tackle illegal and irresponsible parking across Cherwell district by giving police up to £60,000 to enforce the law was approved last night (Monday, September 4).

Transport
Half of workers disobey ‘silly’ rules set by bosses

Half of workers disobey ‘silly’ rules set by bosses

New research from independent job board, CV-Library, has found that one third (36.8 per cent) of workplaces in the UK have ridiculous rules in place, with one in five (22.5 per cent) workers stating that they feel they can’t be trusted as a result.

News
Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

The average British family is wasting over TWO kgs of food every month.

News
Gill Willis, 61, from Bicester, had to fight to have her full disability benefit reinstated after it was downgraded by an assessor. PNL-170831-110953001

Woman with multiple sclerosis speaks out about benefit cuts

A woman from Oxfordshire who has multiple sclerosis has spoken out about her nine-month fight to keep her full disability benefits.

News
Load more