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Banbury woman dies after tragic motorcycle crash in Wales

A woman from Banbury is understood to have been killed in a tragic road accident in Wales at the weekend.

Transport
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Patients left in limbo over Oxfordshire physio changes

Physiotherapy patients say they have been left in the dark about their appointments as health chiefs ‘privatise’ the Oxfordshire service.

Health
'To boldly go where no fire crew has gone before': Alcester firefighters with Sir Patrick Stewart after changing his tyre. Photo: Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service

Firefighters change Sir Patrick Stewart's tyre after puncture near Shipston

Warwickshire firefighters made national news after assisting acting legend Sir Patrick Stewart when his tyre blew near Shipston.

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Binbo Baggins at Canal Day promoting recycling as part of national campaign

Recycling experts will be on the road promoting their green message as part of Recycle Week 2017, culminating at Banbury Canal Day on Sunday (October 1).

Environment
New ITV game show is looking for the worst singers around

New ITV game show is looking for the worst singers around

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

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REVEALED: The rarest £1 coin you must NOT cash in

REVEALED: The rarest £1 coin you must NOT cash in

The value of the rarest £1 coin in circulation is set to soar when it is taken out of circulation next month.

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Taking a break from dieting could improve weight loss

Taking a break from dieting could improve weight loss

Slimmers can shed more pounds by taking a two-week break from dieting - every fortnight, say scientists.

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Banburyshire goes coffee mad for Macmillan Cancer Support

Banburyshire is taking the amazing work of Macmillan Cancer Support to its heart again this year with a host of people opening their doors for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning (WBCM).

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Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Kids aged between eight and 11 are ‘significantly’ more likely to be victims of cyber bullies if they own a mobile phone, a new study has found.

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Charly says...

Nostalgia: Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

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Aldi to sell unique bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Aldi to sell unique bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Stop making your Christmas list - because we’ve found the ultimate festive buy for the fizz fans out there.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Deddington dementia carers put relationships at heart of support

Dementia can be a scary and stressful illness for both the person and their family.

Health
Aynhoe Park.

Aynhoe Park to host sculpture sale

A sculpture auction is taking place at Aynhoe Park on October 5, between 10am and 5pm.

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Snakes and steamrollers draw the crowds at Wigginton Village Fete

A 1930s steamroller and Daisy’s horse and cart rides were among the attractions at Wigginton Village Fete last Saturday.

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Octogenarian walks Thames for charity

A Banbury man who turned 80 in March walked the length of The Thames in support of the Rotary Club’s charity work in Sierra Leone.

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Longford Park is one of the main places houses were built in Cherwell district. NNL-170606-160829009

‘Housing need being addressed’ as over 1,000 homes built in Cherwell

More than 1,000 homes were built in Cherwell district this financial year with the council saying it is addressing the housing need and exceeding its targets for affordable properties.

Business
Manager Amy Davies and her crew as Banbury's first 24 hour gym opens NNL-170922-094323001

Banbury’s first 24hr gym officially opens

Anyone with a hankering for a 4am cable cross-over session can now scratch that itch as the gym that never closes opens its doors.

Health
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Helping women return to work in Oxfordshire

A social enterprise that helps women return to work by teaching them new tech skills is branching out across Oxfordshire thanks to new partnerships that will enable courses to start in Banbury and Bicester later this year.

Business
The hunt is on to find your 2017 Pub of the Year

The hunt is on to find your 2017 Pub of the Year

Help us to choose the top 10 finalists.

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(L-R) Bishop of Dorchester Colin Fletcher, new chaplain Hazel Scarr and board chairman Margaret Clark at Green Pastures Christian Nursing Home

Banbury care home marks new £7m base with bishop

A Banbury care home celebrated its new £7m base with a special service with the Bishop of Dorchester yesterday (Thursday, September 21).

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