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More room to play for Banbury charity helping disabled children

A Banbury charity which provides space for disabled children to let off some steam has settled into its new home.

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Ben Hornsby (left) meets Emmanuel Iqbal and his mother Samantha Wasilewski at The Jeremy Kyle Show studios NNL-180221-103540001

Ex-drug addict says thank you to Banbury boy ‘saviour’

A recovered homeless, drug addict finally got to thank the Banbury boy he says ‘saved his life’ after his online appeal swept the nation.

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VIDEO: Hundreds of African children to get shoes thanks to Banbury mum’s appeal

Nearly 1,400 pairs of shoes are being sent to African children after a mother coordinated a collection with help from across the community.
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Labour councillor Sean Woodcock wants burial fees for children under 15 scrapped. Photo: Banbury and Bicester Labour Party

Burial fees for under-17s could be scrapped in Banbury

Burial fees for children aged 16 and under could be abolished in Banbury cemeteries after councillors unanimously backed the Labour Party proposal.

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Witness appeal after woman dies in Oxfordshire car crash

Witness appeal after woman dies in Oxfordshire car crash

A woman has died after a car crash near Lower Heyford with police appealing for witnesses.

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The Whately Hall Hotel in Banbury

Hopes to improve Whately Hall Hotel in Banbury after sale

The Whately Hall Hotel in Banbury has been sold with its new owners hoping to bring it back to four stars.

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Warning not to assist wanted criminals after Oxfordshire arrests

Friends and family of wanted criminals are urged to call police after four people were arrested in Oxfordshire in an operation to crackdown on offenders evading justice.

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Wendy Veale, owner of The Old School B&B, Little Compton, Best in Europe (TripAdvisor). NNL-180213-151933009

‘Phenomenal’ reaction for Little Compton B&B named best in Europe

A B&B owner in Little Compton has been overwhelmed with interest and praise since being named the best in Europe.

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KFC in Banbury town centre was closed due to a shortage of chicken NNL-180220-092345001

Banbury KFC closed as restaurant runs out of chicken

KFC in Banbury town centre is shut after failing to receive a chicken delivery.

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Proposal to convert Banbury offices into flats refused by one vote

Plans to turn offices in an old malthouse in Banbury town centre into 25 flats were rejected by one vote.

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A Liverpool FC shirt sold by FA Premier Signings supposedly signed by the whole squad. Photo courtesy of Dorset County Council NNL-180115-152219001

Banbury conman jailed over £1m fake football memorabilia fraud

A Banbury man who made £1m selling fake signed football memorabilia was jailed for nearly six years after being caught with the help of Wayne Rooney

Crime
New Chenderit Benefice assistant priest Carolyn Oley (left) with new rector Nicholas Leggett NNL-180214-153714001

Many reasons to celebrate for Middleton Cheney church

All Saints Church in Middleton Cheney has many reasons to celebrate with nearly £30,000 given for repairs and two new clergy members joining the benefice.

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Chance to feel part of community in Longford Park with fun event

Residents at new housing development Longford Park are invited to an evening of live music, dance and performing arts to nurture the neighbourhood.

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Cllr. Ian Hudspeth, Oxfordshire County Council leader. NNL-150411-132940001

More cash to improve roads but council tax rise as Oxfordshire council budget approved

A 10-year improvement programme for Oxfordshire’s transport network, more money for road maintenance and a maximum tax rise were agreed in the county council’s latest budget.

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Victoria Prentis MP signs the #PassOnPlastic pledge in Westminster. Photo: Victoria Prentis

Banbury MP vows to give up plastic for Lent

North Oxfordshire MP Victoria Prentis has signed a pledged with many other politicians to give up plastic for Lent.

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Matthew Barber, Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley

One in five offences not recorded by Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley received a bruising report last week, suggesting one in five offences were not being properly recorded including rape and violent crime.

Crime
The Ridings Care Home residents with their families, team leader Kirsty Brady and activity coordinator Sandra Ramos and Bob Dainty from Banbury FM. Photo courtesy of the care home NNL-180216-112459001

Banbury care home residents remember loved ones with radio DJ

Residents at a care home in Banbury enjoyed a day of Valentine’s Day-themed activities including live music and a tea dance hosted by Bob Dainty from Banbury FM.

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A computer-generated image of what Banbury Museum could look like after the proposed extension. Photo: Banbury Museum/Oxford Architects NNL-180216-143638001

‘Tourism boost’: Unanimous support for Banbury Museum expansion plans

Banbury Museum’s plans to more than double in size with a large extension were unanimously approved by councillors this afternoon (Thursday, February 15).

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‘Dream come true’ as shoppers fill new charity ‘superstore’ in Banbury

Shoppers filled The Salvation Army’s new ‘superstore’ in Banbury after the ribbon was cut to officially open the shop today (Thursday, February 15).

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Cherwell District Council vice chairman Cllr Jolanta Lis presented Reg's Cafe owners Reg and Alison Howe with its gold Eat Out Eat Well award NNL-180214-100500001

North Oxfordshire businesses recognised for providing healthy food choices

Food outlets which go above and beyond to provide healthy food in north Oxfordshire were recognised with a new awards scheme.

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