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BMW embedded in factory wall in town centre

The driver of a BMW narrowly escaped injury when his car crashed through the wall of a factory in Banbury this morning, Monday.

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Average commuter spends �48K in their career - just to get to work

Average commuter spends £48K in their career - just to get to work

The average British commuter will spend over £48,000 across their working lifetime - just to get to the office.

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Banbury man dies after crashing car into tree in Northamptonshire

Banbury man dies after crashing car into tree in Northamptonshire

A man from Banbury died after crashing his car into a tree in rural Northamptonshire with police appealing for witnesses.

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Banbury councillor Mark Cherry has tabled a motion to the next full council meeting at OCC for a new link road in Banbury. NNL-170314-143108001

Motion to build link road to go before full council meeting

A motion to build a link road through a busy part of Banbury is to be put in front of county councillors next week.

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Two people were trapped in a car on Concord Avenue, in Banbury on Saturday. NNL-170314-100752001

Dense branches trap elderly pair in their car near Spiceball Centre

Two people were trapped by dense foliage after their car left the road near Spiceball Leisure Centre on Saturday.

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Banbury man arrested after fatal collision in Gaydon

Warwickshire Police are investigating a fatal collision which happened in Gaydon on Wednesday night.

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A woman had a lucky escape after her car crashed into the central reservation after it hit a lorry on the M40 this morning (February 16) Photo courtesy of West Midlands Ambulance Service.

Lucky escape for driver in M40 crash this morning

A woman whose car hit a central reservation after a collision with an HGV on the M40 near Gaydon has escaped with almost no injury.

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The A361 was closed after a collision yesterday.

Collision on M40 near Gaydon is causing delays

Police are dealing with a collision between a car and a lorry on the M40 motorway near Gaydon.

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Building work on Castle Quay 2 means no 2017 canal day for Banbury

Banbury’s popular Canal Day will not be held this year due to work being carried out on Castle Quay 2.

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A van crashed into a wall and nearly ended up in the river in Woodstock. NNL-170302-114649001

Van crashes into wall, narrowly avoids ending up in river

A van nearly ended up in the river in Woodstock when it crashed into a wall yesterday, Thursday, afternoon.

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Sealing work to be carried out on top deck of Banbury station car park

Less parking spaces will be available for commuters from Banbury Station as work is carried out to make the top deck of the station’s car park watertight.

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Two car crash on Oxhey Hill between Cropredy and Mollington NNL-170124-122110001

UPDATE: Driver involved in Cropredy collision dies from his injuries

Police still seek witnesses to the fatal accident involving two vehicles.

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Fire crews attend to a two vehicle head on collision between Sibford and Swalcliffe NNL-170124-104143001

Head on collision near Banbury

Two vehicles collided head on along the road between Swalcliffe and Sibford Ferris, last Friday morning.

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Extra cash for counties to repair potholes in roads

Roads in south Northants and Oxfordshire are to benefit from a share of £1.2 billion to pay for pothole repairs.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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The aftermath of the crash and fire. Picture courtesy of OPU Warwickshire

UPDATE: Five people escape injury after M40 vehicle fire

Five people were lucky to escape serious injury following a crash on the southbound M40 this morning (Monday January 9) which left a car and van on fire.

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Pilot draws Christmas tree over Northampton and Milton Keynes

PICTURE: Pilot ‘draws’ Christmas tree over Northampton and Milton Keynes

A creative pilot was clearly in the Christmas spirit when he ‘drew’ a Christmas tree with his flight path around Northampton and Milton Keynes which also took in Buckingham, Banbury, Daventry and Rugby.

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Calls for lower speed limit on ‘rat run’ road

Campaigners want a 20mph limit on Astrop Road

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Justice Secretary  Liz Truss and Alan Mak

Justice secretary praises our campaign calling for tougher sentences for killer drivers

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

One of the aims of the Drive For Justice campaign is to lobby for greater use of driving bans given out when sentencing and longer bans for those who kill or seriously injure on the roads.

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