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September’s monthly drop-in takes place this Saturday morning People living in Banbury will be able to meet two town councillors face to face this Saturday at an open house session in the town hall. The drop-in meetings are monthly events that enable voters to talk directly to councillors and discuss how the town is run. […]

Morrisons’ staff need to raise £500 on Saturday Staff at Morrisons in Banbury are gearing up to take part in a company relay called “the Butterfly trail” this Saturday.   Across all Morrison Stores they are aiming to raise £250,000 for Together for Short Lives, the charity which helps seriously ill children and their families make […]

The female walker was on a footpath between Turweston and Brackley Northamptonshire Police want to trace the owner of a dog after a woman was bitten whilst walking on a footpath between Turweston and Brackley.   She had stepped aside to allow a female with a dog on a lead to get by. As the animal […]

Our town is represented in categories for Café or Bistro of the Year, Pizza Restaurant of the Year and Best Italian Establishment Six Banbury eateries have been listed as finalists at this year’s Food Awards England 2023.   The awards celebrate culinary excellence, innovation, and the outstanding achievements of the food industry’s brightest stars. Pizza Calzone […]

Booking is essential for the testing sessions on September 20 and October 4 We’re being reminded that free electric blanket checks are available in our area ahead of the weather turning colder this autumn. Oxfordshire County Council organises the tests annually to make sure users are both safe and warm during the winter months. The […]

The robbery took place on Hamilton Close early on Saturday August 19 Cash and a bank card are amongst items stolen from a Banbury home, with the bank card then used to make purchases. Thames Valley Police has released an image of a man officers would like to speak to following the burglary, which happened […]

Chatter and Natter signs will encourage people to get talking A scheme which aims to get people talking and combat loneliness has launched in Banbury this morning.   Called The Chatty Café, people are invited to sit with others and talk, rather than on a table by themselves. The initiative will run on Wednesday mornings at […]

Deddington Health Centre says the system will help make better use of the appointments they have available A local surgery is moving to an online system for booking appointments. Deddington Health Centre has told its patients that from November the new online system will help make better use of the appointments they have available.   It […]

A Section 60 stop and search order has now expired but has been replaced with an anti-social behaviour order A Banbury man has been charged with five offences following the violent disorder which occurred in Orchard Way and Wimborne Avenue in town on Wednesday. 27-year-old John Mobey of Wimborne Avenue in Banbury was due to […]

Fire crews from Banbury and Deddington were called to the scene Fire fighters from two stations were called to a blaze at a commercial unit in Banbury earlier this morning (Saturday). Crews from both Banbury and Deddington attended the fire on the Wildmere Industrial Estate. Firefighters wore breathing apparatus to deal with the situation and […]

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