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‘Stranded’: Hanwell Fields residents upset by bus route changes

Residents of Banbury’s Hanwell Fields estate are up in arms over bus route changes they say will cut a lifeline for hundreds of people.

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Inspector Simon Hills of the Joint Roads Policing Unit. Photo: Thames Valley Police NNL-171018-104427001

Uninsured vehicles campaign heralded by police

A pioneering operation targeting uninsured vehicles was heralded by the police as 80 per cent of those vehicles have now been insured.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage released to put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers

Shocking CCTV footage has been released to help put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers as they push past in their cars and mount pavements to avoid bin lorries.

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VIDEO: Chilling footage showing moment child’s buggy rolls into the path of freight train released as warning to parents

This is the shocking moment a thankfully empty child’s buggy was ripped apart when it rolled across a railway platform and into the path of an oncoming train as footage is released to serve as a warning to parents.

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Taxi prices: How Banburyshire compares with the rest of the UK

Taxi prices: How Banburyshire compares with the rest of the UK

When Uber lost its licence to operate in London last month, attention turned to the black cab taxi industry which had campaigned against the tech giant.

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Water main burst in Southam Road, Banbury. NNL-170310-145729009

Busy Banbury road still partially closed after burst water main

A busy road in Banbury is still partially closed after a burst water main early this morning (Tuesday, October 3).

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Look out for stunning meteor showers this month

October meteor showers and when you can watch them

Stargazers are in for a treat next month as two meteor showers are set to light up the night sky this October, with the first due this week.

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Bus route change may leave people ‘stranded’

Bus users in Hanwell Fields have expressed concern over the launch of a new route which is expected to replace two already serving the area.

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Bid for £500m to improve Oxfordshire’s roads submitted after unanimous support

Unanimous support has been given for a £500m funding bid to improve roads and other transport infrastructure across Oxfordshire including £152m for the north of the county.

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Banbury railway history book launch at museum

Banbury Historical Society’s latest fascinating volume in a series of books about the town’s railway heritage is being launched tomorrow (Saturday, September 30).

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M40 in chaos as urgent repairs are made

M40 in chaos as urgent repairs are made

Drivers are being cautioned about travelling on the M40 today, Thursday, September 28 after a collision caused damage to safety barriers.

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Lanes closed on M40 in Oxfordshire after accident

Drivers using the M40 in Oxfordshire are being advised to check conditions before travelling today, Thursday, while urgent repair work is carried out to the central reservation safety barrier.

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Rachel Spandler-Parsons. Photo courtesy of Stuart Parsons

‘Perfect wife and mother’: Tributes flood in for Banbury woman killed in bike accident

The husband of a Banbury woman who died in a road accident at the weekend has spoken of his gratitude at the immense outpouring of love and affection for his wife.

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Judges choo-choose Bicester Village as Britain’s best small train station

Bicester Village Station has won a national award for setting a high standard.

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UPDATE: Banbury woman dies after tragic motorcycle crash in Wales

A woman from the Banbury area died in a tragic road accident in Wales at the weekend with police confirming her identity.

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Cherwell District Council leader Barry Wood. NNL-170214-171809001

Cherwell council backs bid for cash to improve roads

Cherwell District Council is backing a county bid for £152 million, some of which would be used to provide essential transport improvements in north Oxfordshire.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

Transport

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Live - Panic among commuters as ‘explosion’ leaves ‘many injured’ on London underground

Emergency services were called to a London Underground station after reports of an explosion on a train.

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Community bus service celebrates its first birthday

A community transport operator which was set up in response to cuts to bus services in the county is marking its first anniversary.

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