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Some appointments have been rescheduled but urgent and emergency care is still operational Three days of industrial action by junior doctors has begun at the Horton General Hospital – and other hospitals across the country – as members of the British Medical Association walk out over pay and conditions. The Oxford University Hospitals Trust, which […]

Adam Spittles was sentenced to five years and six months behind bars A man who stole and crashed a Brackley family’s car has been sent to prison. Thirty-year-old Adam Spittles entered a house in Juliet Drive during the morning of July 24 last year.   He stole the keys to a Mercedes car.   The occupants were […]

Today’s meeting follows a protest in January People who protested against sewage being dumped by Thames Waster into our local rivers and canals will get to meet the company face-to-face this afternoon. At the end of January around 50 people came together in Banbury town centre to demonstrate against sewage releases into the river in […]

Transport is needed for patients to get to their wellbeing services A number of Katharine House Hospice’s patients currently aren’t able to attend the wellbeing services that have been tailored for them, because they can’t get to the Hospice.  An appeal has been launched to recruit volunteer drivers who would be willing to transport patients […]

Councillor Ian Middleton responds saying: “I regard accusations that I have deliberately misrepresented the facts as extremely serious” by Andy Mitchell, Local Democracy Reporter Cherwell District Council has claimed its deputy leader of the opposition “ignores or misrepresents” information relating to Castle Quay, Banbury – but the facts appear to be on the councillor’s side. […]

The Trust’s results are better than the national average when measured against the NHS People Promise The results of the NHS Staff Survey for 2022 were published yesterday and include the scores for the Oxford University Hospitals Trust (OUH), which runs the Horton General Hospital. In total 6,979 trust staff completed the survey – just […]

Its hoped Councillors will take notice – they have resisted car parking concessions so far A Banbury business owner has launched a petition in an attempt to persuade Cherwell District Council to offer an element of free parking in its car parks. Barry Whitehouse runs the Artery Art Shop in Parson’s Street.   He is hoping […]

Over 400 wraps of cocaine, heroin and crack cocaine and at least 90 cannabis plants were seized 54 people were charged following a week of action across the Thames Valley as police continue to combat county lines drug dealing and exploitation. During the week, which began on February 27, 102 people were arrested and 78 […]

A 24 year old man was arrested on Thursday morning A drugs raid has taken place in the Grimsbury area of Banbury this morning (Thursday).   A Section 23 Misuse of Drugs Act warrant was executed on Fergusson Road, which is close to Moorfield Park. A 24 year old male was arrested on suspicion of possession […]

Women’s team captain Chloe Stallwood says they are looking forward to shining a light on their team Banbury United will put women and girls centre stage on Saturday as the club marks International Women’s Day. A special admittance price of just £5 will be on offer for all female spectators watching the men’s team game […]

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