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A group of local heroes are preparing to cha-cha, tango and freestyle to raise money for local charities as Strictly Banbury returns for 2020.   However, the show is urgently seeking a couple more male volunteers to complete their line-up. Strictly Banbury, the local version of the popular TV show, has now been running for eleven […]

A female motorcyclist lost her life in a road accident on the A4260 between Adderbury and Deddington on Saturday afternoon (1st February, 2020).   The accident occurred around 2.50pm. The motorcyclist was riding a black Honda motorcycle and was involved in a collision with a white Ford Transit and a black Dodge pick-up.   The accident happened […]

Banbury folk are invited to give a warm welcome to the drivers of the Rallye Monte Carlo Historique vehicles when they call in to Banbury on Thursday (January 30, 2020).   Seventeen vehicles started the UK leg of the rally in Glasgow on Wednesday evening.   They will arrive in Banbury for an official passage control on […]

Banbury is set to welcome royalty on Wednesday with Her Royal Highness, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall paying the town a visit.   The occasion includes two official public engagements, one of which will see Her Royal Highness popping in to Second Time Around on Beaumont Road. Project Manager, Jon Corden told Banbury FM, “We are […]

Banbury United faced Royston Town on Saturday in a fixture that was marred by racist comments made against one of Banbury’s squad. In a statement issued by the Club they say “The alleged perpetrator was identified and swiftly escorted from the ground thanks to prompt action by Royston officials”. Speaking after the game, Banbury United’s […]

A man in his fifties required hospital treatment after what police are describing as an “altercation” with a group of youths. The man sustained a black eye and bruising to his head, back and abdomen during the incident, which occurred in the alleyway between Christchurch Court and Bridge Street at around 6.15pm last Sunday (January […]

A 14 year old boy was the stabbed in the back and shoulder in the Mace Convenience Store in Banbury’s Broad Street on Saturday evening.   The incident happened at around 9.40pm.   The victim became involved in a verbal altercation with a group of men who subsequently assaulted and then stabbed him.   He is currently in […]

This Saturday evening (11th January 2020) a number of local musicians will come together to perform at an event to raise funds for two local Banbury Charities.   The Horton Hospital Charity and Banbury Young Homeless project will benefit from the event which has a line-up featuring Til-Dawn, The Social Services, Catfish Creek and Theodore Lamb. […]

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a window was smashed at a property in Trinity Close on Thursday evening (January 9, 2020).   The incident occurred between 6.50pm and 7.10pm. The Police are specifically requesting that anyone in the area with CCTV checks back through footage around this period to note anything suspicious. Trinity […]

A man has been sent to prison for 4 weeks and fined £150 for becoming violent at The Horton General Hospital over the weekend. The 27-year-old, who’s name has not been released, was aggressive towards staff and tried to spit at police officers on Sunday (January 5, 2020). The event happened during a very busy […]

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