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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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Army recruitment evening comes to Banbury

Army recruitment evening comes to Banbury

Banbury’s Army Reserve Centre on the Oxford Road will hold a recruitment evening on Tuesday, January 23 between 7.30pm and 9pm.

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Oxfordshire County Council has plans in place for covering the Carillion situation

Carillion - Oxfordshire firefighters ready to deliver school meals

Firefighters across Oxfordshire are prepared to deliver emergency packed lunches to schools in the aftermath of the services giant Carillion going into receivership.

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Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping organic coconuts in plastic

‘Zips on bananas next’ Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping ‘organic’ coconuts in plastic

A supermarket giant has come under fire for selling ‘organic’ coconuts wrapped in plastic packaging.

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VIDEO: More than half of workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague

More than half of UK workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague, a study found.

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A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

If you’re left scratching your head when your teen starts talking about Snapchat stories or checking in on Facebook, brush up on your social media knowledge so you can help them have a safer and more enjoyable experience online.

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Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Fizzy drinks giant Coca-Cola is to launch smaller bottles at higher prices.

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The cheapest properties in Banbury may surprise you

The cheapest properties in Banbury may surprise you

Demand and a lack of housing is pushing house prices ever higher but there are still a few bargains to be had within Banbury.

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Cherwell Business Award winners 2017 NNL-170905-133112001

Time running out for Cherwell Business Award nominations

Limited time remains to get involved in the 2018 Cherwell Business Awards

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Market Place, Banbury. NNL-180901-132831009

Could you hold the key to the town’s future?

Banbury residents who like to gripe about a vacant shop here or moan about a town event there now have a chance to mould its future.

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Mercedes roundabout at Reynard Park

Mercedes F1 team continues investment in Brackley

The Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team in Brackley has been granted planning permission to build an extension which joins its main reception building to another currently housing a wind tunnel.

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Topshop has responded after the incident

Firefighter’s warning after son, 8, had burning Topshop wheatbag in his bed

A firefighter is warning about the dangers of heatable wheatbags after his eight-year-old son went to bed with one which caught fire.

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The H&M hoodie that has caused controversey

H&M apologise after backlash over ‘racist’ children’s clothing advert

Clothing brand H&M has apologised for any offence after featuring a black child model in a hoodie bearing the quote “Coolest monkey in the jungle”.

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Vicki and Simeon Lewis in the new Watermans Goldsmiths & Jewellers shop in Parsons Street NNL-180701-105639009

Banbury jewellers moves into sparkling new shop

A long-standing Banbury jewellers moved into a sparkling new shop next door giving the owners more space to give a more personal touch.

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Product warning

Dimplex product recalled due to fire risk

A portable Dimplex product have been recalled due to a risk that they catch fire.

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An artist's impression of the proposed new Waitrose store in Banbury set to open this month

A look ahead to what 2018 has in store for Banbury

Last year served as a very interesting foundation upon which many things will be built, both literally and metaphorically, in the year that lays ahead of us.

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Don’t forget your toothbrush - or your space rocket - as hotel chain reveals lost property list

Don’t forget your toothbrush - or your space rocket - as hotel chain reveals lost property list

Space rockets, mothers-in-law and twenty Bob The Builder costumes were among the unlikely items left behind by customers at Travelodges last year, the budget hotel chain has revealed.

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The signs of work success

‘Being able to work from home and watching sports day’ 40 signs you are doing well at work

Being able to work from home, no-one batting an eyelid when you take an afternoon off to watch your kids sports day - and having a beer with colleagues after work, have emerged among a list of signs you’ve ‘made it’ in your career.

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LISTEN: Banbury coffee factory apologises for noise keeping people awake

The firm which runs Banbury's coffee factory has apologised for the noise coming from the plant which has been the source of complaints from across the town.
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J11 will only get busier if services are built

Opposition mounts over Banbury M40 services plan

Plans by Euro Garages to build an employment hub, including a service station, hotel and warehouses at Banbury’s Junction 11 are receiving mounting opposition.

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