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Man assaulted in Banbury nightclub

A man was assaulted in Moo Moo nightclub in Banbury last weekend.

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Female officer quits Thames Valley Police to become stripper and earns more

Female officer quits Thames Valley Police to become stripper and earns more

A female officer has left Thames Valley Police after 12 years on the front line for a better paid job ... as a lap dancer.

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No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No one is immune from cyber crime, a leading internet security expert has warned, following revelations that one in five UK businesses fell victim to online attacks last year.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

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The work of vandals at Banbury's Princess Diana Park, the fourth such attack in the last month NNL-170421-154506001

Vandals target children’s play area, with closure mooted

A children’s play area on Banbury’s Bretch Hill could be closed down if vandals continue setting fire to equipment.

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Banbury pensioner struck with brick

Banbury pensioner struck with brick

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman suffered a leg injury after youths threw bricks at her home in Banbury.

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Signs do not deter determined fly-tippers NNL-170420-162111001

Wroxton flytip tyres council

An investigation has been launched after dozens of tyres were found dumped in a field beneath a Wroxton layby.

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Adrian Luke, manager of Bett's Butchers with his top selling meat packs, now inside the shop to prevent shoplifters NNL-171104-151650001

Banbury butcher targeted by meat thieves

One of Banbury’s best-known independent retailers has had to make a drastic change to its efforts to attract custom, following a rise in shoplifting.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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Man released without charge after rape investigation

Man released without charge after rape investigation

A man arrested in connection with a rape investigation in Banbury has been released without charge.

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A contactless mobile phone payment

How contactless payments could land drive-thru users with a £200 bill

Drivers could be fined up to £200 for using contactless payment via their mobile phone while at the wheel, a police force has warned.

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Police are appealing for a particular witness who tried to intervene to come forward

Banbury man arrested for rape

A Banbury man is being held in custody after a woman was raped yesterday.

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Former Kineton High School woodwork teacher Roland Midgley. NNL-170404-105600001

Retired teacher from Southam who abused two boys at Kineton High School jailed

A retired woodwork teacher from Southam has been jailed after he was convicted of sexually abusing two boys in his room at Kineton High School in the 1980s.

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Family of three threatened and assaulted while walking through park in Banbury

Family of three threatened and assaulted while walking through park in Banbury

A family of three including an eight-year-old girl was assaulted in Princess Diana Park last Thursday.

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Former Kineton High School woodwork teacher Roland Midgley. NNL-170404-105600001

Retired teacher firmly denies indecent assault allegations

A retired woodwork teacher has firmly denied indecently assaulting two boys after summoning them to his room at Kineton High School in the 1980s.

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Former Kineton High School woodwork teacher Roland Midgley. NNL-170404-105600001

Former Kineton teacher on trial over indecent assault charges

A former Kineton High School pupil was reminded of abuse from a former woodwork teacher while discussing his school days on social media, a jury has heard.

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Home security low on house move priorities

Home security low on house move priorities

More than one in ten people regularly go out without locking windows and doors.

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Officers from Operation Nautical being briefed ahead of raids on properties. NNL-170328-130408001

Men charged with sexual offences after police raids in Banbury and Birmingham

Ten men have been charged with rape and other offences following police raids and arrests in Banbury and Birmingham on Tuesday and yesterday, Wednesday.

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