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Future of vandalised Princess Diana Park is under threat

The future of the Princess Diana Park, in Banbury is under threat after vandals caused thousands of pounds worth of damage.

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John Greenway

Tysoe man continued downloading child abuse images after sentencing

A man who was given a suspended sentence for downloading more than 1,000 indecent images of children bought a replacement computer so he could continue his perverted activities, a judge has heard.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault

Police appeal for information after Banbury robbery

A man was attacked and then robbed by two men after one of them asked him for a cigarette.

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Thames Vappey Police issue re-appeal for wanted man

Police issue re-appeal for man who last lived in Banbury

The police are once again asking for the publics help in tracing a man wanted for recall to prison who was known to have last lived in Banbury.

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Phone use behind the wheel at epidemic levels

Phone use behind the wheel at ‘epidemic’ levels

The illegal use of mobile phones by drivers has reached “epidemic” proportions, according to a leading motoring group.

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TV licence fraud is on the rise

Rise in TV Licensing fraud emails

Fraudsters are using emails offering fake refunds on the TV Licence to steal bank account details.

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Police are at the scene and the situation is ongoing

Police issue re-appeal for man last seen in Banbury

Police are again asking for help from the public in tracing a man wanted for recall to prison who was last seen in Banbury in July.

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Banbury police seeking a man after business conned

Banbury police seeking a man after business conned

Banbury police are warning local businesses to be vigilant after a large Asian man defrauds a town business with a false story.

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Garages which were damaged in an arson attack in January, in Evenlode, Banbury, are to be demolished. NNL-160809-160516001

Burnt and vandalised garages to be cleared

Garages which were damaged in an arson attack earlier this year are to be demolished.

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Police to crack down on seat belt-less drivers

Police to crack down on seat belt-less drivers

The police have started a campaign to tackle the continued problem of people not wearing seat belts.

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Paula Poolton

TV show will examine evidence that led to Paula Poolton’s lover being convicted of her murder

THE BRUTAL murder of Titchfield woman Paula Poolton will be the subject of a new two-part BBC documentary .

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The Force has been taking part in a multi-agency exercise to test major incident contingency plans and the response of the emergency services in the event of a major incident within the region.

PICTURES: Why have these Thames Valley Police officers been spotted with big guns?

Thames Valley Police officers have been pictured armed with large guns, but why?

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Banbury armed robber is sentenced

Banbury armed robber is sentenced

A man has been sentenced to six years in prison for carrying out an armed robbery of a post office in Banbury.

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CCTV images released in relation to Banbury theft

CCTV images released in relation to Banbury theft

Thames Valley Police is releasing CCTV images of two people who may have vital information in connection with a theft in Banbury.

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Students scammed into renting bogus houses and flats

Students scammed into renting bogus houses and flats

Students are being warned to be alert when renting accommodation ahead of the new term.

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Police looking for man with Chipping Norton links in connection with drugs offences

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information to trace a man with links to Chipping Norton wanted in connection with drugs offences in Oxford.

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James Screeton (left) and Nazar Vishal (right)

Gang jailed for drugs offences in Banbury after one of the largest seizures of mephedrone in the UK

Three men have been jailed for more than eight years for drugs offences across the Thames Valley including Banbury following an investigation in which more than 27kgs of mephedrone were seized.

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Banbury man sentenced for affray and robbery

Banbury man sentenced for affray and robbery

A 31-year-old man has been convicted of affray and robbery offences in Banbury.

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CCTV footage shows the gang on the tracks

British Transport Police issue warning after train ‘jumps in the air’

British Transport Police have issued a warning after a gang placed wooden planks across a railway line and watched a train smash into them.

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New targeted testing has seen the numbers of positive drink drive tests increase

Percentage of positive drink drive tests up

There has been an increase in the percentage of positive tests in this summer’s drink and drug drive campaign, according to the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC).

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