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Concerns aired but hope Banbury surgery will not close after meeting

There was a glimmer of hope a Banbury doctors surgery could stay open after a public meeting about its possible closure yesterday evening (Monday, April 23).

Health
The Co-Op pictured this morning (Photo: Brian Hedges)

Witness appeal after ram-raid at Co-op in Woodford Halse

The Co-op in Woodford Halse was ram-raided in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday, April 24).
Crime
Hannah Phillips NNL-180413-110256001

Brave Wardington teenager taking on skydive for alopecia charity

A teenage girl with alopecia from Wardington will be celebrating her 16th birthday with a difference by taking the plunge from an aeroplane.

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Banbury man arrested in relation to rape in Suffolk

A Banbury man was arrested and released under investigation after a woman was reportedly raped in Suffolk at the weekend.

Crime
Police

Burglars attack mother with crowbar in Banbury home

A mother was hit with a crowbar by burglars who broke into her Banbury home with her daughter also inside.

Crime
Alan Moulder, right, and his brother David with a punnet of Morrison's strawberries which support CLIC Sargent NNL-180419-120830001

Banbury family backs supermarket’s strawberry fundraiser

The family of a Banbury youngster who had a rare and aggressive cancer is backing a sweet fundraiser in aid of the charity that supports them.

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Zoe Monahan is running the London Marathon in aid of Bloodwise to mark ten years of remission from blood cancer NNL-181204-163751001

Shutford mother’s London Marathon challenge to mark beating cancer

A Shutford woman is preparing to take on her first London Marathon on Sunday to celebrate 10 years of remission from blood cancer.

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Sharp rise in arson attacks in Oxfordshire, figures show

Sharp rise in arson attacks in Oxfordshire, figures show

Fire services in Oxfordshire and Warwickshire saw an increase in the number of arson attacks on homes last year, figures from the Home Office show.

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What food would you like to see at A Taste of Spring? Photo from previous Banbury food fairs, courtesy of Banbury Town Council

New spring food festival arrives in Banbury this weekend

Shoppers are in for a seasonal treat at Banbury’s Market Place this Sunday, April 22.

News

PICTURE GALLERY: Ten of the best pub gardens in and around Banbury

The sunshine has finally arrived in Banbury and we’re all desperate to be outside enjoying it.

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VIDEO: 'Shocked' Mr Pothole complains over Banbury potholes after tour

The man leading the fight against potholes said he was ‘shocked’ after visiting some of the worst road surfaces in Banbury.
Transport
Hardwick Surgery, which is only open three half days a week NNL-180417-105735009

Consultation on possible closure of Banbury doctors surgery

An ‘important’ GP surgery in Banbury is under threat as a consultation has been launched into its possible closure.

Health
The DIY repair of the pothole in Farmfield Avenue, Banbury

Road-odendron: flower planted in Banbury pothole

One resident has taken a novel approach to sorting out a pothole in Banbury - by planting a flower in it.
Transport
Pothole Watch NNL-180417-165120001

Banbury potholes ‘pose real threat’ to cyclists’ safety

Potholes in and around Banbury pose ‘a real and credible threat’ to cyclists’ safety and need to be addressed, a local club has warned.

Transport
Banbury Museum Marvellous Machines Exhibition. Hayden Byrne and Finley Byrne do a bit of steam punk dressing up. NNL-181004-163500009

In Pictures: Gadgets galore at Banbury Museum

A unique exhibition created for Banbury Museum showcasing the weird and wonderful world of machines has been wowing visitors.

Arts

IN PICTURES: Adderbury slimmer ready for London marathon after losing 11st

An Adderbury slimming group organiser, who could barely walk before losing weight, will be running the London Marathon after dropping more than 11st.

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Cllr Ian McCord (left) congratulates Jon Riley on his victory in the Middleton Cheney by-election NNL-180413-113748001

Conservatives retain Middleton Cheney seat after by-election

A 20-year-old Conservative Party candidate is the newest member of South Northamptonshire Council after winning the Middleton Cheney by-election yesterday (Thursday, April 12).

Politics
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