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Harris ready for three crucial games

Captain Andy Harris says the next three games will be key to Great & Little Tew’s Home Counties Premier Cricket League title aspirations.

Banbury United manager Mike Ford is looking for a new start at Spencer Stadium

Ford is looking forward to a new chapter at the Puritans

Banbury United manager Mike Ford will be putting his new charges through their first training session tonight (Thursday) and is anticipating about 20 players attending.

Reading batsman Tom Fray is bowled by Ashley Blanchard as Richard West and James Phillips look on at White Post Road

Ryan knows Banbury must be ready to take advantage

Banbury captain Luke Ryan knows this could be a pivotal weekend in the Home Counties Premier Cricket League campaign.

Banbury Central's Keith Sherratt checks the end as team-mate Ian Gilbert looks on with Banbury Borough's  David Boneham, Graham Tilley and Ian Mobbs

Adderbury get back on title track

Adderbury beat Charlbury 86-72 in division two of the Oxford & District Bowls League.

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Hernandoshideway will appreciate step up in trip

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Banbury III batsmen Kieren Dolphin and Josh Megson run them up against Cropredy

Briggs hits half-century as Banbury enjoy big success

Banbury II beat Leighton Buzzard Town by eight wickets in division one of the Cherwell Cricket League.

Jordan Garrett hit 61 runs for Great & Little Tew at Dinton

Leaders thwarted in bid for maximum points

Despite being unable to take maximum points at Dinton, Great & Little Tew remain top of the Home Counties Premier League.

Karl Penhale took six wickets at White Post Road

Penhale hits Reading with six of the best

Karl Penhale took six wickets as Banbury romped to an eight wicket victory over Reading in Saturday’s Home Counties Premier Cricket League fixture.

Roman Haskett on his way to victory at Shenington

Haskett and Goldsmith race to victories at Shenington

Banbury drivers Roman Haskett and Max Goldsmith took two splendid victories in Sunday’s Junior TKM and TKM Clubman races at Shenington.

Gerrards Cross batsman Matt Watson plays his shot as Great & Little Tew's Martin Coetzee and Curtly Slatter get set at Ledwell Road

Harris hopes Tew can stay the course

Skipper Andy Harris will be looking for his Great & Little Tew side to consolidate top spot when they travel to Dinton for Saturday’s Home Counties Premier League fixture.

The CBS Steering Group will be looking for a good turn-out at Thursday's meeting

Steering group face the acid test in bid to secure backing

The Steering Group behind a Community Benefit Scheme (CBS) faces the acid test tonight (Thursday) as it looks to get the support it needs to take Banbury United forward.

Nico Rosberg closed the gap on championship leader Lewis Hamilton

Perfect day for Mercedes says Wolff

Team boss Toto Wolff was delighted to see Mercedes AMG Petronas complete another one-two for the second race running with victory in Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix.

Banbury's Ian Tew hit 72 runs off 52 balls at High Wycombe

Banbury are already under pressure as leaders go clear

Banbury captain Luke Ryan said his side could not afford to lose more ground on Home Counties Premier Cricket League leaders Henley Town but that’s exactly what happened.

Adderbury's Phil French sends down his wood against Kineton at Twyford Gardens

Central consolidate second spot after beating leaders

Banbury Central B consolidated second place in division four of the Oxford & District Bowls League with an 81-73 win against leaders Hanborough.

Horley bowler David Eaton sends down a delivery against Oxford Downs

Smith’s super six paves way for Sandford to take points

Sandford St Martin beat Aston Rowant by 17 runs in division two of the Cherwell Cricket League.

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Gifted Master can give Palmer a winning return

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Banbury have to settle for a draw at Wycombe

Banbury came close to pulling off an unlikely victory in Saturday’s Home Counties Premier Cricket League fixture at High Wycombe.

Gerrards Cross batsman Ali Birkby is caught by Harry Smith during Great & Little Tew's victory at Ledwell Road

White puts Tew on way to comfortable victory

Joe White produced impressive figures as Great & Little Tew beat Gerrards Cross by five wickets to remain top of the Home Counties Premier Cricket League.

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Royal Ascot: Mustajeeb ticks right boxes on final day

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Brackley Town manager Jon Brady has lured some old favourites back to St James Park

Brady lures back former favourites

Brackley Town manager Jon Brady is turning back the clock at St James Park with three popular former players returning to the Conference North club.

Nico Rosberg is looking forward to returning to Austria

Wolff says the battle is not over yet for Mercedes

Mercedes AMG Petronas team boss Toto Wolff is warning against complacency ahead of Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix.

Banbury Borough's Graham Tilley sends down his wood against Whitnash

Central get back to winning ways

Banbury Central B returned to winning form in division four of the Oxford & District Bowls League with an 80-59 victory at Blackbird Leys.

Sandford St Martin's Chris Thompson hit 93 runs against Didcot

Thompson tops to put Sandford their way

Sandford St Martin made it back-to-back wins in the Cherwell Cricket League with a single wicket success against Didcot.

Leigh Bedwell is following Marvin Martin to Didcot Town

Ford says United are playing catch-up

Manager Mike Ford admits Banbury United are playing catch-up after losing two key players to Evo-Stik Southern League rivals Didcot Town.

Banbury captain Luke Ryan knows his side must not fall further behind Henley

Ryan knows the gap must not widen in the title race

Banbury travel to High Wycombe for Saturday’s Home Counties Premier Cricket League fixture with captain Luke Ryan admitting his side must not lose more ground on Henley.

Banbury United manager Mike Ford has been busy recruiting at Spencer Stadium

Ford driving forward as he builds new squad

Banbury United manager Mike Ford is starting to shape his squad for his first season in charge.

Matt Woods took five wicket for Great & Little Tew at Cove

Woods is the star as Tew take advantage

Great & Little Tew captain Andy Harris will be looking for his side to consolidate top spot in the Home Counties Premier League when they entertain Gerrards Cross on Saturday.

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Hughes and Morrison can score again at Windsor

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Banbury captain Luke Ryan knows Oxford will still pose a threat at White Post Road

Ryan ready for derby clash with old rivals

Banbury entertain rivals Oxford in Saturday’s Home Counties Premier Cricket League fixture looking to make it back-to-back wins.

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McCreery can make a winning return at Haydock

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Sandford St Martin batsman Chris Thompson deals with a delivery as Great & Little Tew wicket keeper Robbie Catling gets set

Sandford take the honours as they hold on to win derby

Sandford St Martin took the honours in Saturday’s thrilling Cherwell Cricket League derby with Great & Little Tew II at Ledwell Road.

Aston Rowant batsman Tim Morgan plays his shot as Great & Little Tew wicket keeper Ashley Hubbert gets ready

Harris looking for Tew to get back on track

Great & Little Tew captain Andy Harris will be looking for his side to get back on track at basement boys Cove in Saturday’s Home Counties Premier Cricket League fixture.

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Ford putting foundations in place as he builds for future

Newly-appointed Banbury United manager Mike Ford has lined up his backroom staff at Spencer Stadium.

Lewis Hamilton returned to winning ways in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix

Wolff salutes pit lane boys after another one-two finish

Mercedes AMG Petronas team boss Totto Wolff paid tribute the boys in the pits following another one-two in Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix.

Banbury Central's successful teams; left to right: Pam Shepherd, Caroline Campion, Carole Galletly, Gill Sharpe and Mo Cox, Annie Gilkes, Ann Norton and Sue Waring

Central guarantee county title is coming to Banbury

Two teams from Banbury Central are through to the EWBA Championship at Leamington Spa in August where they will be playing in the national fours competition.

Tim Paine scored 60 runs off 69 balls for Banbury at Burnham

Paine and Sabin put Banbury back on right track

Banbury bounced back to winning ways in the Home Counties Premier Cricket League with a seven wicket success at Burnham on Saturday.

Aston Martin works drivers Darren Turner, Richie Stanaway and Mathias Lauda are pictured outside the same hotel after passing through the area on Tuesday. NNL-150406-155431001

Aston Martin recreates history in return to France

Banbury’s Aston Martin racing team returned to the Hotel de France after more than 50 years on Monday to relive memories from the sportscar manufacturer’s history at the world-famous 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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