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Students donate enough items to reach the school’s reception ceiling Kind hearted students at The Warriner School in Bloxham have built a Food Christmas Tree tall enough to reach the ceiling of the school’s reception.   Now all the donated items in the tree will be given to The Salvation Army. The school attempted its first […]

Council says plans offer frontline services high levels of protection and new investment Oxfordshire County Council has announced it’s budget proposals for the 2021/22 financial year which includes £19.6million worth of savings.   They say the plans do give frontline services high levels of protection and new investment. According to the County Council, the proposals include […]

Just three days after the event the Katharine House Hospice is likely to receive more from this year’s Santa Fun Run than ever before This year’s Katharine House Hospice Santa Fun Run looks set to be a record breaker.   At this early stage with funds still being sent in – and despite the very different […]

The 33 year old has been recalled to prison whilst investigations continue A 33 year old man has been re-arrested and interviewed in relation to sixteen burglary offences in Banbury.   The man was first arrested on December 6th following a number of reports of break-ins at town centre businesses. After the first arrest the man […]

“Significant fire” involves two linked buildings, a car and gas supply Six fire appliances attended what fire officials are calling a “significant fire” in Tackley yesterday (Monday 14th December).   The blaze involved two linked buildings. A crew from Kidlington Fire Station arrived to find a severe fire spreading between two buildings.   A car, the gas […]

430 members of the school community donned santa hats and ran laps of the playground for the Hospice Staff and pupils at Hanwell Fields Community School raised an amazing £8,361 for the Katharine House Hospice by taking part in this year’s school’s Santa Fun Run.   430 adults and children from the school completed the challenge […]

Statement by government on Wednesday will feed into potential for Puritans to resume playing A decision on the resumption of games for Banbury United won’t be taken until the implications of the review of the tier system in England takes place.   The government are due to give an update on the tier system on Wednesday […]

Fault on high voltage network results in power loss just before 4pm A large number of properties on the southern side of Banbury lost their power supply on Sunday afternoon due to a fault on the high voltage network.   Engineers from Western Power Distribution were seen working on the fault in the area behind the […]

“It’s important that we support local shops and shoppers as much as possible during the run-up to Christmas” Cherwell District Council has announced a special car parking offer for Banbury shoppers in the run up to Christmas.   The Council has teamed up with Banbury Business Improvement District (BID) and Chiltern Railways to arrange a special […]

Over 45 original works by 34 different artists on display, including paintings by David Hockney, Lucian Freud and Paula Rego An amazing exhibition of portraits by some of Britain’s most influential artists has been brought together to display here in Banbury.   Portrayals begins tomorrow (Saturday 12th December) at Banbury Museum and Gallery. Exhibition Manager Dale […]


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