A masquerade ball and auction organised by Sibford School has raised more than £3,000 for charity.
Councillors put off deciding two controversial housing applications last Thursday while calling for a ‘firm stand’ to be taken against pressure to build more homes.
Innovative businessmen and women were rewarded for their ingenuity at the final of Banbury’s very own Dragons’ Den-style competition last Friday.
Jurors are tomorrow, Thursday, expected to deliver their verdict in the trial of a Banbury footballer charged with the murder of his estranged wife.
The villagers of Boddington are aiming to fight back against crime by holding a flower festival to raise funds to replace lead stolen from the roof of St John The Baptist Church.
Police have recovered thousands of pounds worth of horse tack stolen from farms and yards in a series of burglaries on Sunday night.
Talented pianist Alissa Firsova will perform at King’s Sutton Parish Church on Sunday, May 26 at 3pm.
The charity CAFE (Creative Activities for Elderly People) will hold an exhibition at Banbury’s Mill Arts Centre from Wednesday, May 29 to Tuesday, June 25.
Preparations for the fourth Banbury Old Town party are under way with this year’s theme being nursery rhymes.
Banbury Women in Business will meet at Banbury House Hotel on June 11 for their next networking lunch, starting at 12.15pm.
The latest shop in Banbury’s town centre was officially opened today (Tuesday).
Age UK is providing free cinema sessions for people over the age of 50.
Four schoolchildren saw their cake dreams made a reality when super cake-maker Rosy Fallick, of Cakes for All UK, Great Bourton, made them as prizes in a design competition.
More than £130,000 worth of horse tack has been stolen from farms in a series of overnight raids across Banburyshire.
Fairport Convention will perform an acoustic concert at Cropredy CoE Primary School on Monday, May 27.
Banbury MP Sir Tony Baldry has signed up to a unique scheme which uses volunteers to help find missing people with memory problems.
A husband accused of murdering his wife at their Bicester home ‘lost control’ after she came at him with a knife, a court heard today, Monday.
Villagers in Wroxton have launched a Facebook campaign in an effort to save a historic pub which could be transformed into a home.
Potential rugby stars of the future graced Bodicote Park on Sunday as an annual Mini Rugby Tournament saw teams travel from all parts of the country to take part.
Catering students at Banbury’s college campus hosted an F Word inspired dining challenge to raise money for Banbury’s young homeless.
The chief executive of the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust has claimed the Banbury Guardian and Keep the Horton General Group (KTHG) could potentially undermine public confidence in the Horton General Hospital.
Georgie Spencer Hughes from Middleton Cheney came second out of 800 girls in a modelling competition by lingerie company Curvy Kate.
Heavy drinking, fear of public speaking, being unable to say no and all sorts of other ‘personal’ problems can be disabling for people at work, in business and in the home.
Fred Timms, who with his father built more than 4,000 homes for Banburyshire families, has died aged 80.
Vicki McLean, the principal of Harriers Banbury Academy, has resigned from her post at the school.
A private hospital in Banbury has appointed Keith Cunningham as its new executive director.
A golf club near Adderbury is currently undergoing a complete refurbishment as it looks to update its facilities.
A small village community is celebrating the opening of its new children’s play area.
Heath String Quartet will play at St Mary’s Church in Adderbury on Sunday, May 26 at 7.45pm.
Pupils at Dashwood Banbury Academy in Merton Street have been given the opportunity to try out a range of new sporting activities.
Staff and students at Banbury’s college campus took part in a pint-sized challenge to honour the memory of a popular former student.
Between May 18 and May 25 Banbury town centre will be filled with art and artists as the Banbury Fringe Arts Festival takes place. People will be able to follow an art trail and take part in several workshops.
Banbury’s outdoor swimming pool is set to mark the return of summer with the town’s annual triathlon.
A 22-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in Princess Diana Park in Prescott Close, Banbury yesterday (Thursday)
A kind-hearted woman living in a care home in Bodicote celebrated her 100th birthday today (Friday).
A 65-year-old man has been jailed for 12 years for sexual offences against four underage girls today (Friday).
Banbury’s WRVS Cornhill Centre is to host its fourth family-friendly prize bingo session on Saturday to raise funds for local services.
Residents are being given an additional two weeks to make any final comments on Cherwell District Council’s draft local plan before it is voted upon by councillors in June.
Proposals to build 85 homes to the north of Deddington were voted down by councillors this evening at a crucial planning meeting.
An Independent councillor who built his name as a Labour representative has joined an alliance to bolster the Oxfordshire County Council Conservative administration.
In the ongoing murder trial against a Banbury footballer a court heard how his wife had suffered stab wounds so severe a rib was cut in two and both her lungs collapsed.
The month of May means new town mayors take over in Banbury, Brackley and Chipping Norton.
Banbury Choral Society begins its new 2013 season with a concert that will raise the spirits with an uplifting programme of music by Mozart, including his Mass in C Minor .
Banbury Cross Players will be performing Anthony Shaffer’s Whodunnit tonight (Thursday) to Saturday at 7.45pm at The Mill Theatre.
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A raft of contentious planning applications are being discussed by Cherwell District Council’s planning committee today (Thursday).
One of the impressive displays at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show will owe much to a Banburyshire blacksmith who has made the ironwork around which trees and plants will be arranged.
Family members left a courtroom in tears after a harrowing audio recording of a young mother’s final minutes were played in the trial of a Banbury footballer today (Wednesday).
Bodicote’s festival, Bodfest will benefit from a music evening provided by DJs Screaming Jack Hawkins and DJ Onesie at The Plough Inn on Saturday, May 18 from 8pm-midnight.
The Banbury Rural Neighbourhood Action Group (NAG) is a group of volunteers made up of members of the rural community and Police who work together to address community needs and solve issues identified by the public.
The group has been in existence for several years and has worked together to tackle speeding, anti-social behaviour, burglary and auto crime offences.
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Thursday 23 May 2013
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