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A 22-year-old man from Walsall was arrested after failing to stop for Police in Banbury town centre and subsequently crashing into a wall in Adderbury A man from Walsall has been arrested after failing to stop for police and subsequently being involved in an accident on the Oxford Road in Adderbury on Tuesday night.   A […]

Exciting day of cricket to conclude condensed season sees Banbury’s first XI crowned champions Banbury Cricket Club’s first XI have won the Oxfordshire T20 competitions for a sixth year running.   The team beat Oxford Downs by 17 runs in the Bernard Tollett Final yesterday afternoon. After winning the toss, having no hesitation to bat first, […]

Michaelmas Fair called off as mitigation against COVID-19 can’t be achieved Banbury’s Michaelmas Fair has been cancelled.   The annual event, which was due to take place in four weeks time, has been called off as the situation with increasing COVID-19 infection rates across the country causes growing concerns. The decision was revealed in a letter […]

White Post Road plays host to two finals matches which could see Banbury Cricket Club one of the victors Today is cricket finals day in Oxfordshire with Banbury Cricket Club in Bodicote playing host to all the action.   Banbury CC are one of the four teams who could claim a trophy this afternoon. Two games […]

“the front of the church is looking brighter and cleaner than it has for years” The Banbury BID team have released a new video showing the transformation in St Mary’s churchyard after the area became the latest focus for their Be Clean project.   As Banbury FM previously reported, the work took place on September 8th.  […]

Last push on the final day of new version of the Hospice’s biggest annual fundraiser Today is the final day for this year’s Reimagined Katharine House Hospice Midnight Walk.   As the final few walkers use today’s sunny weather to do their bit, the Hospice have said “thank you” to everyone who has joined in. A […]

Optimistic commercial tenants are realistic the future could be uncertain; both landlords and tenants feel comfortable talking about rent concerns A confidence index for the commercial property market has revealed tenants are significantly more optimistic about the economic outlook and rents than landlords.   The survey, run by Wild Property Consultancy, created a Commercial Property Confidence […]

Organisers disappointed to cancel drive-in event in the face of changing COVID-19 precautionary measures One of the few remaining live music events for 2020 has been cancelled.   The Shutford Music Festival was due to take place on Saturday 3rd October, but organisers have decided they can no longer push ahead in the face of a […]

Organisers: “we have taken advice and it is deemed that we should err on the side of caution in these challenging times” An attempt to bring back buying and selling opportunities for car booters and table top sellers has been been withdrawn. The innovative “walking garage and car boot sale” was planned for Sunday 27th, […]

Popular cross-country walking challenge will not happen this year A popular walking event that has been running since the 1960s has been cancelled this year.   The 2020 Tour-de-Trigs event was due to take place at the start of December. The organisers say, “Owing to the COVID19 regulations this Year’s Tour de Trigs is postponed until […]

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