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E4’s Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters in Banbury

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo? Well you could be in luck as TV channel E4’s Tattoo Fixers are looking for people from Banbury to appear on the show.

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Millions of Brits no longer using a pen

Millions of Brits no longer using a pen

Millions of Brits are no longer using a PEN- with a third admitting they barely write anymore, according to new research.

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Scenes from Providence Island, off the coast of Nicaragua. Picture by Tom Feiling who wrote a book about a Puritan colony on the island. NNL-170425-110212001

Book on Caribbean island reveals its link to Banbury

The fortunes of an English colony on a remote Caribbean island – many of whom came from Banbury – is the subject of a book.

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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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J D'Cruz Bags, pop-up shop in Parsons Street, Banbury. Jasmine Gilhooly, proprietor. NNL-170418-121450009

Banbury pop-ups on offer to trial business ideas

Budding entrepreneurs and retail magnets can now open a pop-up shop in Banbury town centre with minimal risk or cost.

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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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Could Woolworths be set to return to Banbury after former boss makes admission?

Could Woolworths be set to return to Banbury after former boss makes admission?

Retailer collapsed in 2008 after racking up debts of £400m but former boss plans to resurrect brand.

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Banbury’s Legion d’Honneur recipient diagnoses his own PTSD

Banbury’s Legion d’Honneur recipient diagnoses his own PTSD

A veteran of D-Day has diagnosed his own post-traumatic stress disorder, more than 70 years after enduring the horrors of war.

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Adderbury goes to war over field’s use

War has broken out in Adderbury over the future of a field, gifted to the village for community and recreation use.

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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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Choosing your best social profile pic? Ask a stranger

Choosing your best social profile pic? Ask a stranger

If you’re having difficulty choosing the most flattering pictures for your online profile - then let a stranger decide, suggests new research.

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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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Star Wars Land not so far (far) away

Star Wars Land not so far (far) away

It may legendarily exist in a galaxy far far away, but it could be that fans of Star Wars could soon visit the Unknown Regions.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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St George's flag

8 things you need to know about Saint George’s Day

It’s Saint George’s Day today - the day we celebrate England’s patron saint.

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County council elections – who’s standing in your area?

In less than two weeks, voters in the Banbury Guardian area will be going to the polls to vote for who they want to represent them on Oxfordshire County Council, Warwickshire County Council and Northants County Council.

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Most students are going to their first choice primary

Most pupils in Oxfordshire to go to first choice primary school

Nearly 94 per cent of children in Oxfordshire have been offered a place at their first-choice primary school.

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Gruelling, tiring and fun – The Wolf Run

Ten representatives of Banbury’s Citizens Advice took a break from their desks to tackle one of the most gruelling cross country challenges in the UK.

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Calling all Georges for publican’s world record attempt

To mark St George’s Day, Brackley’s Chequered Flag on Lark Rise will be hosting a treasure hunt, charity race night and live entertainment over this weekend, April 22 and 23.

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