Christmas News
Community bands together for village Christmas lunch

Community bands together for village Christmas lunch

Community-spirited residents in Bloxham helped lay on a feast for Christmas Day for those who did not want to eat alone.

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Banbury’s Old Town gets the musical treatment

Banbury’s Old Town gets the musical treatment

The many independent retailers of the Old Town have been captured in a winter wonderland video that highlights the wealth of shopping and recreational options available to last minute shoppers.

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Donations aplenty at the Banbury Food Bank

Donations aplenty at the Banbury Food Bank

Among the many donations received this festive season to the Banbury Food Bank were several bags and boxes from Banbury’s Child First Nursery.

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Banbury’s best dressed Christmas window is . . .

Banbury’s best dressed Christmas window is . . .

Banbury’s independent retailers and high street marques have been giving shoppers an added treat with their beautifully decorated festive windows, and now a winner has been chosen.

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Bodicote church bells will ring out for Christmas Day

Bodicote church bells will ring out for Christmas Day

The bells will ring out loud and clear on Christmas Day in Bodicote, in spite of complaints from residents of some nearby homes.

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Christmas comes early with a visit from Cherwell recycling elves

Christmas comes early with a visit from Cherwell recycling elves

A little boy with a passion for bin lorries received an early Christmas present, as Cherwell District Council bin men took time out of their busy schedule to present him a toy bin lorry.

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Banbury couple lights up home in aid of Dementia UK

Banbury couple lights up home in aid of Dementia UK

Banbury couple Darren and Carla Cooper have filled their garden with Christmas lights and decorations to raise funds for Dementia UK.

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The fabulous Christmas Tractor Run returns

The fabulous Christmas Tractor Run returns

What began as an early morning idea met with little enthusiasm is now one of Banburyshire’s most anticipated Christmas events.

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Advent comes to life with Middleton Cheney’s living calendar

Advent comes to life with Middleton Cheney’s living calendar

From Saturday, December 1 until Monday, December 24 residents, businesses, charities and clubs of Middleton Cheney will host a 24-day village advent trail.

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Banbury’s Tibbetts Angels need your help

Banbury’s Tibbetts Angels need your help

The Tibbetts Angels are back bringing good cheer to Banbury charities and need the help of Banbury locals and businesses to make the magic happen.

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