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InVINCEable Banbury tortoise loves his Lego wheel

A tortoise, crippled in an attack by a dog, has been given his mobility back by a Lego wheel.

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Frank Bruno. Photo by Snowdon. ENGEMN00120121109101854

Anyone fancy spending an evening with Frank Bruno? Well now you can

Former boxing heavyweight champion of the world, Frank Bruno, will be holding an evening of question and answers at the Middleton Cheney Sports and Leisure Centre next year.

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David and Amelie Brummel recive a �250 M&S voucher from Richard Robinson NNL-160712-121205001

Castle Quay delight for one late night shopper

Castle Quay launched it’s Late Night Shopping giveaway on December 1.

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Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as �50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style 'Golden Ticket' giveaway.

New £5 notes engraved with Jane Austen worth £50,000 circulated in Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway

Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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Banbury Police Officer fired

Banbury Police Officer fired

Banbury Police Constable Christopher Field has been dismissed from the Force following a misconduct hearing.

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Middleton Cheney Surgery. NNL-161025-152451009

‘Make us your first port of call’ urges village’s new pharmacy manager

Middleton Cheney’s new pharmacy manager is urging village residents who are feeling unwell to ‘come to their pharmacy first’ after plans to save its doctors’ surgery suffered a blow this week.

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Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

HEALTH experts have said that the office Christmas party should be scrapped in favour of no-booze leisure treats for staff.

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The Warriner School, Bloxham. NNL-161207-130558009

The Warriner School to appear in annual review of education

The Warriner School in Bloxham is one of 12 schools to be selected to appear in the Parliamentary Review of Secondary Education.

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Sierra Leone school children outside the school built with donations from Banbury Rotary Club

West African school renamed in Banbury’s honour

A community school providing much-needed education to children in Sierra Leone has been renamed in recognition of the funding efforts of the Banbury community’s charitable efforts.

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Product warning

Supermarket recalls steak over allergy fears

Supermarket giant issues recall on their Butcher’s selection garlic and herb thin cut beef sizzle steak.

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Debbie Foster, Shipston Home Nursing

Top chef Prue Leith supports Shipston charity book

Top chef and judge on the Great British Menu, Prue Leith, has put her support behind a super recipe book to raise money for a Shipston charity.

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Appeal for information after attemped rape near Bedford train station

Appeal for information after attemped rape near Bedford train station

A man who was found with a head injury outside Bedford rail station claims two men tried to rape him.

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David Bowie at Friars, July 15, 1972

Campaign to fund world’s first David Bowie statue falling short with 24 hours to go

A crowdfunding campaign to help build the world’s first David Bowie Statue is £16,000 short with just 24 hours to go.

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Voices Across Time team: Florence Taylor, Joseph Cummings and Harriet Wells NNL-161128-111140001

Voices Across Time sing for charity

Three ambitious musicians from Banburyshire will once again present an audience participatory musical based on British history with a cast of local actors and musicians.

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Park Gardens development gets underway NNL-161128-111520001

Banbury and Bicester college site begins its transformation

Building work has begun on the former grounds of the Banbury and Bicester College site to build a housing complex for older people.

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Scientists say nuts to heart disease

Scientists say nuts to heart disease

A daily handful of any type of nuts slashes the risk of heart disease and cancer, Britain’s biggest killers.

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Andreas Jakob, of Mollington, Oxfordshire, died following a collision with a taxi in Byfield, in January.

‘Absolutely nothing’ taxi driver could have done to avoid hitting pedestrian in Byfield, inquest hears

A coroner told a taxi driver there was nothing she could have done to avoid hitting a man who appeared suddenly from behind a bus.

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