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McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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Andrew Franklin (R) and his son, Simeon on the maiden trip to Cropredy and Mollington NNL-170425-151451001

Fish and chips head to rural Oxfordshire

A father and son team are taking the Great British fish and chip shop to the villages of Oxfordshire and beyond in their mobile chip shop.

My First Ballet presents Cinderella

Cinderella tale in Oxford

A reimagined version of the fairy tale Cinderella is coming to the New Theatre in Oxford for two days, starting on Friday April 28.


Burton in Banbury

The spirit of the great Welsh actor Richard Burton comes to life on stage in Banbury next week.

Theatre and Comedy
John Bishop

John Bishop to do warm up dates in the area

The comedian John Bishop will be performing a week of warm up dates later this year across the local area.

Theatre and Comedy
Nadiya Hussein

Start of Chipping Norton Literary Festival

An exciting mix of best selling authors, media personalities and newcomers will appear at Chipping Norton Literary Festival, which starts later this week.

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Jay Hutton, Alice Perrin and Steven Porter of E4's Tattoo Fixers

E4’s Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters in Banbury

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo? Well you could be in luck as TV channel E4’s Tattoo Fixers are looking for people from Banbury to appear on the show.

Scenes from Providence Island, off the coast of Nicaragua. Picture by Tom Feiling who wrote a book about a Puritan colony on the island. NNL-170425-110212001

Book on Caribbean island reveals its link to Banbury

The fortunes of an English colony on a remote Caribbean island – many of whom came from Banbury – is the subject of a book.

Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy in Their Finest

Review: Heart, substance and laughs from Their Finest

Gail Adock reviews Their Finest (12A), starring Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy
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Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Brits are a nation of telly watchers, and according to a new survey, comedy is always what has kept us glued to the small screen.

TV and Film
St George's flag

8 things you need to know about Saint George’s Day

It’s Saint George’s Day today - the day we celebrate England’s patron saint.

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Your chance to relive one of the best platformers ever made, Duck Tales

Console Corner: Disney Afternoon Collection review

That warm, fuzzy feeling inside... that’s nostalgia.

Telephone boxes make the final of the Banbury Camera Club 'Hidden Banbury' competition NNL-170419-165217001

Banbury Camera Club week one winners announced

Banbury Camera Club’s (BCC) month long competition to discover ‘Hidden Banbury’ is well under way with the week one winners being announced.

Burger King

Fears for 1,000 jobs at 36 Burger King branches including Banbury as franchisees call in administrators

Up to 1,000 jobs are at risk after Burger King franchisees, which run branches across the country including in Banbury, were forced to call in the administrators.

Josette Simon as Cleopatra and Antony Byrne as Mark Antony

Review: Passionate intensity with ingenious touches in Antony & Cleopatra

Roseanne Edwards reviews the RSC's production of Antony & Cleopatra at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford

Theatre and Comedy
The cast of The Producers, being staged from today to April 22

Edgy musical comedy in Banbury with The Producers

Odyssey Theatre brings musical comedy classic The Producers to the stage at Wykham Theatre in Banbury this week.

Whats on
Banbury Cross Players rehearse for The Tempest. Picture: Mike Watling

The Tempest blows in to two venues around Banbury

Banbury Cross Players present The Tempest this month – at two venues.

Whats on
Oakman Inns are banning straws for Earth Day

“Straws suck” owner of popular Oxfordshire pubs makes a statement with plastic ban

When Oakman Inns was founded 12 years ago by its CEO, Peter Borg-Neal, his vision was that he would not only create a highly-regarded, very successful business but that Oakman Inns would be a sustainable organisation that would contribute to its local community rather than exploit it.

Olive oil

Olive oil could offset unhealthy diets

Trendy extra virgin olive oil could offset a host of health problems caused by Western-style diets, according to new research.

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How to eat chocolate this Easter without feeling guilty

How to eat chocolate this Easter without feeling guilty

Who doesn’t like chocolate? While there may be some who claim to prefer savoury – in my experience, crisps are suggested by these strange people as an equivalent – chocolate has a special place in many people’s hearts, and Easter gives them the perfect opportunity to consume vast quantities of it.

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