Banbury Guardian couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

A couple who met at the Banbury Guardian many years ago celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this month.

The ATM at Cherwell Heights Co-op was targeted by thieves

Thieves target ATM at Banbury Co-op 'with exploding foam'

Thieves targeted an ATM at a Co-op in Banbury reportedly by setting light to expanding foam and causing an explosion in the early hours of this morning (Friday, March 23).
Beaumont Industrial Estate

Banbury industrial estate businesses agree to new plan for roadworks

Business owners on a Banbury industrial estate have come up with a better way to manage traffic during roadworks which were ‘disastrous’ last time they were attempted.

The A4260 Oxford Road is closed in Deddington after a crash. Photo: Thames Valley Police NNL-180322-125642001

UPDATE: Elderly man taken to hospital after crash near Deddington

An elderly man suffered serious injuries and has been taken to hospital after a crash on the A4260 Oxford Road near Deddington this morning (Thursday, March 22).

A man was killed in a fatal crash on Banbury Lane last night.

Man dies after car hits tree near Thorpe Mandeville

A man died after his car left the road and collided with a tree near Thorpe Mandeville with police appealing for witnesses.

Tramway Road in Banbury. Photo: Google NNL-180321-140211001

Funding for Tramway Road in Banbury from Oxfordshire housing deal

More than £650,000 will be given to improve Tramway Road in Banbury as one of the first projects funded by government money for Oxfordshire’s growth.

Calum Bourne has started up a mobile pizzeria selling classic Neapolitan pizzas in Banbury NNL-180319-122032001

Entrepreneur brings pizza know-how back home to Banbury

An entrepreneurial chef is finding success bringing his skills of how to make classic Neapolitan-style pizzas to Banbury.

Number of missing sex offenders in Banburyshire revealed

Number of missing sex offenders in Banburyshire revealed

The police forces covering Banburyshire have revealed how many sex offenders have gone missing.

Former councillor Rodney Rose. Photo courtesy of Oxfordshire County Council

'Dedicated' ex-Oxfordshire County Council deputy leader dies

Former councillor and deputy leader of Oxfordshire County Council, Rodney Rose, has died at the age of 70.
Kathryn and Lester Whitby holding a Coffee and Craftmorning at The Sports and Social Club in Middleton Cheney raising funds for The Brain Tumour Charity's campaign The Big Bandana Bake in memory of their daughter Imogen. Pictured, NNL-181203-074359009

Banbury bereaved couple’s bake sale success for Immy

A Banbury couple whose two-year-old daughter died of a brain tumour were ‘blown away’ as their bake sale raised more than £1,300 for charity.

Oxford Road, Banbury, closed for repairs to a a burst water pipe. NNL-180320-123609009

Burst water pipe closes Oxford Road in Banbury

A section of Oxford Road remains closed after a water main pipe burst yesterday morning (Monday, March 19).

Comic Connections manager Sid Beckett NNL-181203-122456001

Superhero egg hunt around Banbury Old Town this Easter

Shoppers are encouraged to celebrate Banbury’s independent stores by taking part in a heroes egg trail around Parsons Street this Easter.

Raymond Morgan was jailed for life over the murder of Mark Pawley in Banbury. Photo: Thames Valley Police NNL-180316-150654001

Banbury murderer sentenced to life in jail over ‘savage’ attack

A Banbury man found guilty of murder was sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 19 years today (Friday, March 16).


Shipston is ‘best place to live in Midlands’ for second year

Shipston has been named as the best place to live in the Midlands for the second consecutive year by The Sunday Times, it is revealed today (Friday, March 16).

Bloxham Road was shut by police after a boy was hit by a car. Photo: Thames Valley Police NNL-180316-115121001

UPDATE: Schoolboy injured after being hit by car in Banbury

A boy was injured after being hit by a car while crossing the road to go to school earlier this morning (Friday, March 16).

Joseph Biben, manager of The Chandler's Arms in Epwell, struggled when the village was without water on Saturday. Photo: Jake McNulty NNL-180313-135255009

‘Nightmare’: Many in Banburyshire without water for hours after burst pipe

Many people were without running water for parts of last week and at the weekend in rural north Oxfordshire.

The Spar in Bodicote was ram-raided in an attempt to steal the ATM NNL-180314-162856001

UPDATED: Hundreds donated for Bodicote shop after ram-raid

Nearly £3,000 has been donated after a shop in Bodicote was ram-raided in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday, March 14).

Court news. NNL-170524-154443005

Banbury man found guilty of murder

A man accused of murdering two people in Banbury has been found guilty of one of the killings but acquitted of the other’s death today (Thursday, March 15).


Break-ins at two businesses on Banbury industrial estate

Two businesses on an industrial estate in Banbury were broken into last night (Wednesday, March 14).

Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital NNL-150710-123011001

Operations postponed again at JR until next week

Non-urgent operations for adults have been postponed again at the John Radcliffe Hospital until next week – but surgeries at the Horton General are not affected.

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