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Teacher takes late disclosure case on TV after Banbury false sex offence claim

A teacher who has spent the last nine months clearing his name of a sex assault allegation says his ordeal could 
happen to anyone.

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Banbury pothole measuring. Reporter, Roseanne Edwards at the Oxford Rd/Bloxham Rd junction. NNL-180220-112336009

Measuring tools show monster Banbury potholes

The menace of potholes in Banburyshire’s crumbling roads continues with county highways teams chasing an ever-growing map of reports.

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Banbury Academy is rebranding

Banbury Academy to change name in ‘rebranding’

Banbury Academy, formerly Banbury School, is to change its name in a rebranding exercise.

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Potholes at North Newington near Banbury. NNL-180602-133752009

Pothole of the Week: Banburyshire roads are getting worse

The worsening state of the roads in north Oxfordshire has resulted in a flood of reports to the county council’s Fix My Street website.

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In pictures: Flippers brave gale for Chipping Warden pancake day races

Wet, windy and cold weather did not dampen the spirits of Chipping Warden folk who turned out for the village’s traditional pancake day races this morning (Tuesday, February 13).

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Banbury prospective parliamentary candidate Victoria Prentis NNL-150826-094619001

Health and care system needs more planning, says Banbury MP

NHS bosses have not been sufficiently proactive in planning health and social care, Banbury MP Victoria Prentis said this week.

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Banbury Museum is looking to expand

Appeal to find caller after rape in Banbury

Police have put out an appeal to a man who made a midnight call to them about a rape in Banbury town centre on Friday night.

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Cork Lane residents protest the plans to build housing and a car park in the small dead end lane NNL-180202-144046001

Mews houses will destroy Banbury green space, neighbours say

Residents and businesses in West Bar and Crouch Street have united in opposition to plans for nine ‘mews houses’ between their roads.

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Hands Off Horton supporters outside Horton Hospital NNL-180402-194051009

Banbury turns out to support Horton staff

Staff at the Horton General Hospital were given a show of support from Banbury as tens of thousands marched in London on Saturday.

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Operations postponed due to intensive care bed shortage at JR

Heart and cancer patients have had their operations at the John Radcliffe Hospital postponed because there are no intensive care beds free for their recovery.

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In pictures: Banbury joins NHS in Crisis demo in London

Horton General Hospital campaigners described being part of the thousands of people marching through London to support the NHS as ‘amazing’.

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Bodicote Post Office - photo: Google

Hospice cash stolen in Bodicote post office raid

Spirits, scratchcards and two charity tins were stolen in an early morning raid on Bodicote Post office on Saturday.

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A particularly nasty pothole on Middleton Road, Banbury NNL-180126-164740001

Banburyshire pothole of the week – can you beat it?

Readers continue to report monster potholes to the Banbury Guardian in the wake of our front page story last Thursday highlighting the appalling state of the roads in the town and surrounding areas.

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Keep the Horton General campaigners at a demo in London last year

Banbury NHS campaigners on the march again

Scores of NHS campaigners from Banbury will travel to London next Saturday, February 3, to join a demonstration supporting the health service.

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Ex-Banbury MP Sir Tony wades into Horton campaign

Former MP and Banbury High Steward Sir Tony Baldry has waded into the Horton campaign with a letter to the review panel chairman.

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Keith Strangwood at The Horton General Hospital, Maternity Unit, in Banbury. NNL-160706-143901009

JR took north Oxfordshire midwives to cope with pressure

Oxford hospital bosses admitted they had to take midwives from north Oxfordshire to cope with pressure on the maternity unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital.

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Ian Stirling showing the depth of a pothole on Queensway, Banbury NNL-180118-152056001

Time to stamp down on pothole menace in Banburyshire

‘Fix the potholes or better still, resurface the neglected roads,’ is the view of hundreds of Banburyshire motorists who responded to a plea for reports of potholes.

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Protesters outside the OCCG meeting on downgrading the Horton General Hospital NNL-171108-151244001

Health chiefs refuse to disclose GPs’ votes despite media request

Oxfordshire health bosses who are pursuing a downgrade of the Horton have denied an appeal for release of details of GPs’ voting over the hospital’s maternity ward.

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Vaccination warning over Australian 'flu

Special report: Banburyshire GPs encourage getting flu jab to avoid illness

GPs in Banburyshire are assuring people in vulnerable categories it is not too late to be vaccinated against flu.

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VIDEO: Warwickshire Hunt slammed after hounds run amok through village of Oxhill as mum is forced to snatch child to safety in own home

Warwickshire Hunt has been criticised after its hounds ran amok in villages during a chase.

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