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The Horton General Hospital will mark its 150th anniversary in July Staff at the Horton General Hospital have been given a thank you treat – as the countdown to a very special anniversary at the hospital begins. July 17th marks 150 years since the Horton first opened.   Yesterday the Horton General Hospital Charity organised free […]

Half the players had never been in a football team a year ago A girls’ football team from Wykham Park Academy in Banbury has been crowned County Champions – despite around half the girls never having played in a team a year ago!  The students beat off all the competition during a tournament at The […]

There are now 22 town centre Council car park charging points in Banbury Another twelve electric vehicle charging points were switched on in Banbury yesterday.   The new power-up points are in Cherwell District Council’s Calthorpe Street car park and have outputs ranging from 7 to 22 kilowatts.   Anyone wishing to grab an evening or overnight […]

Banbury United picked up the Team of the Year award and the Saints’ Danny Lewis was named Goalkeeper of the Year Both Banbury United and Brackley Town claimed awards at the Non-League Paper’s National Game Awards yesterday afternoon. The awards were held at Wimbledon’s ground – the Cherry Red Records Stadium. Banbury United were rewarded […]

Two of the boys are from Banbury and one from Oxford Three boys have been charged with attempted murder after a 21-year-old man was stabbed in People’s Park in Banbury on Saturday (June 11).   A 15-year-old from Oxford and two 16-year-olds from Banbury were charged overnight.   They were due to appear at Oxford Magistrates’ Court […]

Five people aged 15 and 16 have now been arrested in the attempted murder investigation Another two teenagers have been arrested by Banbury Police as they continue to investigate Saturday’s stabbing in Peoples Park.   In total five people have now been arrested. The latest arrests saw a 16-year-old Banbury boy and 15-year-old boy, also from […]

The free event includes short presentations and open discussions The health and wellbeing of those who work in the farming and agriculture industries in our area will be the focus of a seminar taking place at St Mary’s Church in Banbury this Saturday. A number of short presentations will set the scene for open discussions […]

Chairman Ronnie Johnson: “it’s now time to face the new challenge head on” Its been confirmed that Banbury United will be playing in the National League North this coming season.   The decision was ratified by The National League at their AGM on Saturday. The move up to Step 2 level football follows the Puritans promotion […]

A 15-year-old and two 16-year-olds have now been arrested A third person – another 16-year-old boy – has been arrested as Thames Valley Police continue to investigate the Saturday stabbing in Banbury’s Peoples Park. A 15-year-old boy from Oxford and 16-year-old from Banbury, who were arrested earlier, remain in custody on suspicion of attempted murder.   […]

A loss of electricity affected a number of systems in the school’s two buildings St Mary’s Primary School in Banbury has been closed for most classes today as the school had no power. The loss of electricity affected a number of systems including telephones, the fire alarm and internet in both of the school’s two […]

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