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The dose of the vaccine is given to pupils using a quick and painless nasal spray Both primary and secondary school children in Oxfordshire are being offered the opportunity to be immunised against influenza this autumn.   An expanded health protection campaign has just begun with more than 100,000 children eligible. The first vaccinations began on […]

Staff offered voluntary redundancy as local deliveries undertaken by other stores Morrisons supermarket has announced that they will be closing their online Home Delivery service from their Banbury store.  The supermarket chain says that a number of stores will be affected by the changes, which come into place from October. Those who use Morrisons home […]

The burst caused flooding in a number of properties and left others with low or no water pressure A burst water main on the Banbury Road in Brackley left a number of properties without water yesterday.   Other people in the area suffered low water pressure. Water from the burst caused flooding in a number of […]

CCTV captures a man entering the porch of a house in Bloxham Road Thames Valley Police has released CCTV images of a man officers would like to speak to in connection with an attempted burglary investigation in Banbury.   The man entered an unlocked porch of a house in Bloxham Road, Banbury at approximately 3.15am on […]

Organ donation has been added to the National Curriculum so family members of any age  are being encouraged to discuss the subject This week is Organ Donation Week and we’re being encouraged to talk to our families about organ donation so they are certain about our decision. The call comes from Oxford University Hospitals and […]

Avoiding using cars by cycling, walking or using public transport is the aim of Car Free Day Members of Oxfordshire County Council’s Cabinet used public transport, bikes and walking as ways of getting to County Hall as part of Car Free Day. Avoiding using cars by cycling, walking or using public transport is the aim […]

Police believe the man pictured may have crucial information after an assault during the early hours of September 11 Thames Valley Police has released images of a person officers believe may have crucial information after a man suffered a suspected broken jaw during an assault in Banbury.   The incident happened at around 3.30am on Saturday […]

Resurfacing work on the A361 in town is scheduled to be complete by the end of Wednesday An end is in sight to the long running closure of the northbound A361 on North Bar.   Thames Water has confirmed to Banbury FM that resurfacing work is due to be complete by the end of tomorrow (Wednesday) […]

Pandemic precautions prevented the traditional street parade but the bravery of those who fought was remembered at a smaller event The Battle of Britain was commemorated in Banbury on Sunday with a church parade and service. A planned Spitfire flypast was cancelled at short notice. An invited congregation attended St Mary’s Church in Horsefair for […]

Leases were signed last week as the Meanwhile in Oxfordshire programme begins the transformation of long term empty units Two formerly vacant shop units in Banbury town centre now have new tenants after being transformed as part of the ‘Meanwhile in Oxfordshire’ economic recovery programme. Orinoco, a community organisation that encourages the creative reuse of […]

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