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As public concern continues to grow over the spread of Coronavirus in North Oxfordshire a number of organisations are taking the precautionary step of cancelling their events. The Banbury Cross Health Centre at the corner of the Bloxham Road and South Bar has cancelled their Monday walk-in clinics for the foreseeable future.   In a statement […]

A 17-year-old computing student from Banbury and Bicester College has become an overnight sensation after his Wash Your Lyrics website went viral worldwide. William Gibson from Brackley created the website last weekend in less than a day in a bid to encourage more people to wash their hands amid growing nationwide healthcare concerns. As part […]

A school to the North of Banbury is set to stay closed on Monday as a precautionary measure following a suspected case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) within the school’s parents. The Dassett Primary School in Fenny Compton has written to parents advising them the school will be shut whilst cleaning takes place, but it is expected […]

Shop shelves in many Banbury supermarkets were cleared over the weekend as panic buying took hold in the face of the increasing number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the UK. Supplies of paracetamol, toilet rolls, pasta and baked beans were amongst the items people were seen buying in quantity in Banbury.   UHT milk, hand sanitisers […]

A twenty-nine year old man was stabbed early this morning (Saturday).   The stabbing followed an argument inside a property in Butchers Row in Banbury town centre.   The argument had moved from the property and continued outside on the street. The victim was initially treated on the scene by South Central Ambulance Service and then taken […]

The first two cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Oxfordshire.   Oxfordshire County Council has today announced it is working with specialists from Public Health England and the NHS colleagues following the news. Both cases are believed to be associated with foreign travel and are not linked to each other. Alison Barnett, Centre Director […]

A lone worker at the Esso Service Station in Bodicote found themselves facing a man wielding an iron bar during a robbery over the weekend.   The offender entered the service station at 11.50pm on Sunday evening and demanded money from the safe.   The man walked behind the counter and hit the till with the iron […]

Banbury has woken up to the first snow of the decade, but it appears North Oxfordshire has escaped the worst of the predicted bad weather. Banbury FM listeners reported a light dusting of snow across most of the area.   The main roads all remained clear, in part thanks to the snow starting to fall after […]

Two enterprising Banbury mums have made the leap and taken on the licence for all the Business Buzz networking franchises throughout Oxfordshire. Lisa-Marie Mallier, who runs the strategic marketing company No Fluff Communications, has been running the successful Banbury Business Buzz monthly networking group.  Lisa started discussing ways that she and another Banbury mum, Emma […]

A witness appeal has been launched by Thames Valley Police following a fatal road traffic collision on the A4260 Oxford Road, between Adderbury and Deddington on Friday (21st February). The road remained closed for a number of hours after the incident which saw a Parcel Force articulated lorry collide with a man in his thirties, […]


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