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A £10,000 pot of cash has been accumulated and will now be used to fund applicants projects Local groups and organisations can benefit from a cash grant of up to £1,000 thanks to the Cherwell Lottery.   The funding is being made available to pay for specific projects. The Cherwell lottery was launched by Cherwell District […]

Victoria Prentis says thank you for the brilliant work the Mosque does all year round Banbury’s MP Victoria Prentis has visited Banbury Mosque to thank the volunteers at Banbury Community Fridge and to catch up with community members who have recently returned to the Mosque following the coronavirus lockdown.  The Community Fridge was awarded one […]

Largest increase in cases amongst 18-24 year olds as our closest city faces increased local control measures Oxford is being warned it faces local control measures being implemented as the city sees a sharp rise in coronavirus cases.   The County Council has warned our county town – just twenty-five miles south of us  – is […]

Advice and guidance available as Age Friend Banbury partners pop-up at Banbury Market on Thursday Tomorrow (Thursday October 1) is International Day of Older Persons and Age Friendly Banbury partners will be marking the day at Banbury Market. Between 9am to 2pm the team will be handing out free goodie bags for older residents, including […]

One stolen motorhome recovered but two remain missing Three motorhomes were stolen from a business in Middleton Cheney over the weekend.   One has since been recovered but the other two remain missing. The Bailey Autograph motorhomes were stolen from Thorpe Road sometime between 10pm and 10.35pm, on Saturday (September 26).   Bedfordshire Police located one of […]

Ant Murray and Jem Morey pull their last pints at The Reindeer Two popular characters from Banbury’s oldest public house have pulled their last pints in town.   Ant Murray and Jem Morey stepped down from running Ye Olde Reine Deer Inn in Parsons Street on Saturday night. Jem and Ant went into business in Banbury […]

Password system should protect people who might not be able to clearly see identification cards Thames Valley Police is today introducing a new protocol aimed at protecting visually impaired people when answering the door to a member of the force.   By utilising an agreed password the householder will be given confidence the person at their […]

Trust will talk about performance during the last year and future plans This year’s annual public meeting for the Oxford University Hospitals Trust will take place this evening – virtually.   Anyone wishing to attend is being invited to sign-up now so they can join the meeting online later. Members of the public will be able […]

Hospice seeking those interested in a trip to Hadrian’s Wall in latest fund-raising initiative Katharine House Hospice is looking for people willing to put their best foot forward on a 24-mile trek exploring Hadrian’s Wall, raising money for the Hospice as they hike. This latest fund-raising endeavour is due to take place from the 9th […]

Tasking team recover crack cocaine and heroin in two separate incidents Thames Valley Police’s Tasking Team made another drugs related arrest in Banbury yesterday (Friday). A 34 year old male from Banbury was taken into custody on suspicion of drug supply offences. He has today been charged with possession with intent to supply crack cocaine […]

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