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Banbury’s McDonalds goes into the digital age

The McDonalds drive through restaurant on Beaumont Road is undergoing a 6 week transformation to take it into the digital age.

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Faccenda, Brackley. NNL-171010-130627009

Brackley food business to offer direct degree route

Brackley’s Avara Foods, formerly Faccenda, will offer a new way to earn a degree in food science and food engineering from September.

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Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

New analysis of energy tariffs has shown British bills have fallen by as much as 11 per cent in the last 12 months – depending on where you live.

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Former chief executive Paul Blantern received a pay-off of more than 95,000.

Northants County Council fat cat pay highest outside city

Nearly two dozen employees of Northants County Council (NCC) were paid more than £100,000 last year despite being branded one of the worst performing authorities in the country.

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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.
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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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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.
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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.

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Banbury Gateway Retail Park parking. PCSO Lauren Bushby and PCSO Adam Whiting on patrol near the muddy verge where cars hve been parking. NNL-181004-161828009

Banbury Police take action on ‘staff car parking’

Police taking action over motorists’ parking on verges at Banbury’s newest shopping site say they sympathise with the drivers.

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Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare have urgently recalled a toy due to the discovery of the risk of the battery compartment coming off.

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Motorists advised to top up their tanks ahead of expected petrol price hikes

‘Fill up today’; that’s the advice from industry experts ahead of fears that petrol costs could soar.

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Toys R Us

Banbury’s Toys R Us announces closing date

Toys R Us have today confirmed the date it will close its last remaining shops, including its Banbury branch in the Castle Quay shopping centre.

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Carpetright is closing its Bicester store

Carpetright to close its Bicester store as firm axes 300 jobs

Carpetright will be closing its Bicester store as the company undergoes a restructure.

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Mr Pothole, Mark Morrell, with potholes between Greatworth and Halse. NNL-180503-160407009

‘Mr Pothole’ is ready to take action on Banburyshire roads

Banburyshire has been promised help in its battle to get its disintegrating roads repaired.

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Banbury Waitrose will no longer use disposable coffee cups from April 30 NNL-180123-164222009

Banbury Waitrose among first in UK to ditch disposable coffee cups

The new Waitrose store in Banbury will be among the first in the UK to stop using disposable coffee cups in a bid to reduce its waste, the supermarket announced today (Tuesday, April 10).

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A dead chicken at the farm which supplies Faccenda Foods. Photo: Peta

VIDEO: Complaints over chickens living among corpses at Faccenda farm

Footage of chickens living among rotting corpses at a farm ran by Brackley firm Faccenda Foods has led to complaints from an animal welfare charity.

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How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook are set to alert 87 million users that their data has been shared with political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

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Doritos is offering to pay someone �18,000 to eat crisps for a living. Picture: Twitter

Doritos is offering to pay someone £18,000 to eat crisps for a living

If you’re the kind of person who can think of nothing better than sitting on the sofa eating crisps, then Doritos may have just come up with the perfect opportunity for you.

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Sugar tax war: Tesco, Asda and Morrisons gear up for soft drinks battle ahead of Friday’s levy

Tesco, Asda and Morrisons have all reduced the amount of sugar in their own-label soft drinks prior to the introduction of the so-called “sugar tax” this week.

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Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Hawaiian, Pepperoni or Margarita – whatever your topping of choice would-be chefs can create pizzas like a pro as Aldi are launching a new outdoor pizza oven.

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