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Haverhill festive weekend has plenty for all of the family

The sights and sounds of Christmas will fill Haverhill town centre on Friday, December 1 and Saturday 2nd when the Family Christmas Weekend takes place.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond. Picture: Getty

Budget 2017: Oxfordshire councils given £215m to build 100,000 homes

The Chancellor announced £215m will be given to Oxfordshire’s councils to build 100,000 homes and infrastructure in the county by 2031 in his Budget today (Wednesday, November 22).

Transport
Tennis players enjoy a session under the new floodlights at Deddington Tennis Club. Photo: Deddington Tennis Club NNL-171120-101927001

Brighter future for Deddington Tennis Club with new floodlights

Tennis can now be played all year round in Deddington as floodlights have been installed on two of the three courts.

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Voices Across Time plan most ambitious show to date

A drama group specialising in participatory historical musicals is getting ready for its most hectic Christmas period to date.

Theatre and Comedy
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Hanwell Fields take their books outside

Year 2 pupils at Hanwell Fields Community School have been learning all about Banbury history with the use of an online Pokemon Go-style game.

Education
Family pays tribute to woman who died in Knightcote

Family pays tribute to woman who died in Knightcote

The family of Patricia McIntosh who died in Knightcote last Wednesday has today paid tribute to her.

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VIDEO: Everything you need to know from Philip Hammond’s Budget

All the key facts from Philip Hammond’s Budget with our video graphics.

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Mum blasts B&M over store’s Christmas letter which breaks the ‘unwritten Santa Code’

B&M has apologised after a furious mum accused the store of almost ruining Christmas for her children with one of its products.

Business
Artists exhibiting their work at the Heseltine Gallery, Chenderit school in Middleton Cheney for the opening of a new exhibition. Pictured L-R, Robin Walden, Arabella Kiszely, Marina Meredith-Owen, Beatrice Hoffman, James Kerr, Caroline Chappell NNL-171211-172025009

Just days left for Middleton Cheney art exhibition

Six artists’ work will be on show at Chenderit School’s Heseltine Gallery until the end of the week as the New Perspectives exhibition winds down.

Arts
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‘Unsustainable’ Banbury doctors’ surgery could close under changes

An ‘unsustainable’ doctors’ surgery in Banbury is threatened with closure as health bosses seek to reorganise GP practices in the town.

Health

Video: pilot accused of kicking wife to death at her Knightcote home

A pilot accused of killing his estranged wife by kicking her to death in the kitchen of her south Warwickshire home has been remanded in custody.

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VIDEO: Disgruntled customer filmed paying for £25 Domino’s pizza in 2p coins

This is the bizarre moment a disgruntled customer paid £25 for a Domino’s pizza meal - using just 2p coins.

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Banbury’s Horsefair Surgery director aims to tackle issues

The much-maligned Horsefair doctors surgery in Banbury has a new clinical director who is confident about turning it around.

Health
Barry and Valerie Richards enjoy the complimentary tea and biscuits after the donation. Photo: NHS Blood and Transplant

Banbury couple urge others to give blood after 175th donation

A Banbury couple who have donated their blood 175 times encouraged others to do the same as it could save someone's life.
Health
England braced to be battered by 70mph winds as Met Office issues severe weather warning

England braced to be battered by 70mph winds as Met Office issues severe weather warning

A yellow weather warning has been issued by the Met Office as England is set to be battered by winds of up to 70mph this week

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Harry and Joey Kyme (front) with family members and representatives from Banbury United Football Club on the pitch at half time

VIP treatment at Banbury United FC for dying mum's boys

Banbury United Football Club gave two boys a day they will never forget and contributed to their dying mum's appeal which has captured the nation's heart.
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Elderly people in Banbury have been gettting creative with a series of pop-up craft sessions in sheltered housing schemes. Photo: Sanctuary Housing NNL-171114-143645001

Elderly Banbury residents get creative with craft sessions

Residents in Banbury are being encouraged to explore their creative sides with a series of ‘pop-up’ craft sessions.

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Two drivers injured with woman cut from car after Banbury town centre crash

Two drivers were injured with a woman having to be cut from her car after a crash in Banbury town centre this afternoon (Monday, November 20).

Transport
This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

While some people may not be too bothered about their neighbours smoking cannabis in their own homes, others may find it particularly annoying.

Crime
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Banbury mosque tour to build bridges across religious divides

A member of Banbury Mosque is inviting residents to attend an official tour of the religious centre and learn about Islam.

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