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Tew lose more ground on the promotion contenders

Great & Little Tew’s poor run continued in the Home Counties Premier Cricket League.

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Banbury batsman Lloyd Sabin hit an unbeaten century against High Wycombe

Sabin hits unbeaten ton as Banbury get back to winning ways

Lloyd Sabin hit an unbeaten century as Banbury ended their four-match win-less run in the Home Counties Premier Cricket League.

Cricket
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Katharine House Hospice Midnight Walk: hundreds of superheroes help push past £1m figure

Hundreds of people set out for a ten-mile walk at midnight last Saturday (July 7) to raise money for people and families facing life-limiting illness.

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Boost for Banbury’s disabled accessibility

Cherwell District Council announced this week that it will modify plans for the Castle Quay 2 development to include the town’s first changing places facility.

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Birthday magic for autism support group in Middleton Cheney

There were reasons galore to celebrate when autism support group Parents Talking Asperger’s held a birthday party at its Middleton Cheney headquarters.

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Adderbury teacher’s ultimate endurance challenge

An Adderbury primary school teacher will take on one of the most physically gruelling endurance races this month to raise money for school improvements.

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UB40 bring the house down at Cornbury

Great Tew's Cornbury Music Festival kicked off yesterday, Friday, July 13, with brummy reggae legends UB40 headlining.

Music
Lawrence Prestidge and his late friend Tom McCall, of Banbury,  who Lawrence has dedicated his latest children's book to, 'Can Such Things Be?' NNL-181007-112520001

Great Bourton author dedicates latest children’s book to late friend

Great Bourton children’s book author Lawrence Prestidge has released his latest book dedicated to college friend Tom McCall who died last year.

Arts
Warwick Castle

Magical stay in the medieval glamping tents at Warwick Castle

The look on my six-year-old daughter’s face when she saw the size of the bed she was sleeping in was just one of the memorable moments during a weekend stay at Warwick Castle.

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Middle Barton marksman taking on the world

A Middle Barton man has been chosen as part of a four man team to represent Great Britain at this month’s FITASC World Championship Finals in France.

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County council leader: Blenheim Palace dinner for Trump ‘showed off best of Oxfordshire’

Oxfordshire County Council leader Ian Hudspeth was among the guests at the dinner for Donald Trump at Blenheim Palace and believes it showed off the area at its best.

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Banbury’s Ye Olde Reindeer announce Deerjam line-up

The DeerJam charity music festival at Ye Olde Reine Deer Inn in Banbury will return for its fourth year on Saturday, July 21.

Music

In pictures: Huge anti-Trump protest outside Blenheim Palace

US President Donald Trump was given a deafening welcome to Oxfordshire as hundreds of protesters gathered outside Blenheim Palace yesterday (Thursday, July 12).

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US President Donald Trump visits Oxfordshire amid hundreds of protesters

The VIP treatment was given as US President Donald Trump visited Oxfordshire at a black-tie dinner at Blenheim Palace yesterday (Thursday, July 12), greeted by hundreds of protesters.
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Stacy Parsons owner of the Rustic Bean

Banbury’s coffee shop wants to change the customer experience

Banbury’s newest and only dedicated coffee shop is looking to change the drinking habits of coffee-holics with a morning promotion.

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Enjoy a splash in one of these top homes for sale in our region with a swimming pool

Enjoy a splash in one of these top homes for sale in our region with a swimming pool

What better way to cool off in the long hot summer we’re enjoying than by taking a dip in your own swimming pool?

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Mr Pothole checked the state of play in Bankside.

Positive reaction to multi-million pound scheme to fix more Oxfordshire potholes

Potholes in and around Banbury will hopefully be filled in a multi-million pound council scheme after months of misery for road users.

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BetVictor

Blue Point should run a big race on Super Saturday

We’ve teamed up with BetVictor’s Charlie McCann to preview the day’s racing.

Racing
Malcolm Douglas of Henry's Menswear points out mess in Banbury High Street

Banbury town centre is ‘like a tip’, says trader

Banbury’s town centre streets are messy and the council should take a leaf out of other areas’ books, says a High Street trader.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Police issue description of man wanted in connection with Banbury stabbing

Police are appealing for witnesses and have issued a description of man they want to speak to after a teenage boy was stabbed in Banbury yesterday, Wednesday.

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