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Cherwell’s team are in the final three in the Collection Of The Year category Cherwell District Council’s waste and recycling crews are into the final three in a national competition to find the Collection Crew of the Year.   The award is one of the categories at the Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management Awards, organised […]

Trinder’s face masks now at Revival and customers able to save money across both businesses Two Banbury traders have come together in a partnership that will benefit customers of both businesses and strengthens the links within the Banbury Old Town community. The men’s clothing store Revival MK2 in Parson’s Street and Trinder’s Barbershop in Church […]

Authority looking into potential scenarios for next financial year due to national issues and COVID-19 Having to make savings of around £9.5million is one possible scenario facing Cherwell District Council as it looks ahead to its budgetary challenges for next year.   The Council says general issues to do with local government funding across the nation […]

Businesses must comply with legal requirements as part of new arm of track and trace From today a new NHS COVID-19 app is being launched and Cherwell District Council has sent a message to local businesses to make sure they are ready. The new app will be used, alongside traditional contact tracing, to notify users […]

Stagecoach announces changes with some routes removed, others extended and timetables amended Stagecoach have announced a number of alterations to local bus services.   The company says it is making the changes in partnership with Oxfordshire County Council to better serve new housing developments, provide improved services to the main employment sites in Banbury and create […]

Banbury United win 1-0 against Carlton Town Banbury United are through to the second round qualifying stage of this year’s Emirates FA Cup after beating Carlton Town 1-0 last night. It was a 77th minute goal from Giorgio Rasulo that saw the Puritans through to the next round at the Banbury Plant Hire Stadium. 369 […]

Officers find cash and class A drugs after pulling over a vehicle A vehicle stop on the Southam Road has resulted in drugs and cash being recovered by Thames Valley Police. Officers saw the vehicle this lunchtime at 12.05pm and ran a stop check.   Within the vehicle they found both drugs and cash.  Two males […]

Parsons Street eatery Siam House warns other businesses to be on their guard in face of already difficult trading conditions A Banbury restaurant is warning other traders to be on their guard after a group of male diners ran out without paying their bill.   The four young men consumed food and drink at Siam House […]

TV regular will offer advice and help identify potential items for an auction windfall Popular TV auction expert Kate Bliss will be in Banbury on Wednesday.   The Bargain Hunt regular will be giving advice at a free jewellery valuation at Holloways in Parsons Street. Kate has appeared on the popular BBC1 daytime programme for over […]

Officers act after witnessing a suspected drugs deal Eagle-eyed officers from Thames Valley Police have made two arrests after witnessing a suspected drugs deal in Banbury this afternoon.   The officers were on patrol in Middleton Road at the time. After witnessing the suspected drug deal two males were arrested.   A Middleton Road property was then […]

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