Seven deny child sex exploitation charges

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Seven people, all from Banbury, denied child sexual exploitation charges at Oxford Crown Court yesterday.

Business award finalists down to last three

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

AFTER thousands cast their votes, the three finalists for the Oxfordshire Business Mother of the Year Award have been chosen.

Bail denied for pair on park stab charge

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

Two men accused of stabbing a man in a park in Banbury have been denied bail.

Fundraisers get in character for fun

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

DIABETES fundraisers will be the stars of the show on Sunday when they dress up as Disney characters to take on a 5km sponsored walk.

Former councillor dies

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Former Conservative Cherwell District Councillor for Sibford, David Green, right, of Lower Tadmarton, has died.

Tools and a bike stolen from Banbury business

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

2:48pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

TOOLS were stolen from a Banbury property after it was burgled this week.

Jury goes out to consider verdict in sex assault trial

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

7:30am Wednesday 24th September 2014

JURORS have been sent out to consider their verdicts in the case of a council team leader accused of sexual assault.

A huge dive into pool

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

Thousands of residents made a splash at the town’s outdoor swimming pool.

H&M assault sentence

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A man who assaulted a woman in a clothes shop has been handed a community order.

Cocaine dealer jailed

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

A man who tried to escape from police carrying £200,000 worth of cocaine in his car has been jailed.

Taser inquiry returns

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:50am Saturday 20th September 2014

An investigation into an incident where a police officer fired a Taser at a knife-wielding man at Banbury railways station has been handed back to Thames Valley Police.

Man injured in collision

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

An elderly man was taken to hospital after being struck by a car in Banbury’s West Bar Street yesterday at 2pm.

Elderly man hurt after car collision

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

5:12pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AN ELDERLY man has been taken to hospital after a collision with a car in Banbury this afternoon.

Best-selling writer could draw on all her humble beginnings

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A WRITER who rose from a life in children’s homes to become a respected countryside author of books about Oxfordshire and Warwickshire has died aged 86.

Man in Taser incident at station still stable

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A knife-wielding man who police fired a Taser at when he scaled a signal gantry at Banbury Station on Monday was still in a stable condition in hospital yesterday.

Man fell into cellar window after leaving pub

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

12:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN who was “heavily intoxicated” died after falling into a cellar window, an inquest heard yesterday.

Banbury man honoured for fire bravery

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

6:40am Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN from near Banbury who rescued a neighbour from a fire is among life-savers who will be honoured for their bravery by Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service tonight.

Complaints up over dog mess, grass and litter

Oxford Mail:

10:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

COMPLAINTS and comments about Banbury’s parks rose by nearly 150 per cent over the summer, new figures show.

Car thief jailed after assault on arresting officer

Oxford Mail: Foorball forges links between police and youngsters

5:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CAR thief who assaulted a police officer has been jailed for eight months.

MP’s replacement sought

Oxford Mail: Sir Tony Baldry

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The executive committee of North Oxfordshire Conservatives will meet next month to decide how a candidate for the Banbury constituency will be selected.

Inquiry over use of Taser in station drama

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

POLICE were unable to confirm whether a knife-wielding man who scaled a signal gantry at Banbury Station on Monday was hit by a Taser fired at him by officers.

UPDATE: Police cannot say if man in Banbury Station stand-off was hit by Taser

Oxford Mail:

12:48pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE were today unable to confirm whether a knife-wielding man who scaled a signal gantry at Banbury Station yesterday was hit by a Taser fired at him by officers.

Jobs in jeopardy as phone shops are closed

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

WORKERS at four Oxfordshire Phones 4U outlets are waiting to discover what will happen to their jobs after the telecommunications company faced administration.

Police fire Taser at man to end rail station stand-off

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE fired a Taser at a knife-wielding man who closed Banbury Station when he climbed on to a signal gantry, it emerged last night.

Remanded in custody on assault charges

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Two young men have appeared in court over the stabbing of a 22-year-old man in a park.

UPDATE: Police shot Taser at man during Banbury Station stand-off

Oxford Mail:

10:18am Monday 15th September 2014

POLICE shot a Taser at the man who closed Banbury Station today, it has been confirmed tonight.

Smoke alarms were faulty

Oxford Mail: Fire engine Oxfordshire

8:40am Monday 15th September 2014

Firefighters said residents in a Banbury house had a lucky escape after a fire started and their smoke alarms were not working.

The many remember how much is owed to The Few

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THE Battle of Britain’s 74th anniversary was commemorated across Oxfordshire yesterday with parades and church services.

Fire in Banbury house

Oxford Mail: Fire engine Oxfordshire

2:49pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Firefighters were called to a blaze in a Banbury bedroom earlier today.

Electronic items stolen in Banbury burglary

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

11:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

Electronic items were stolen from a house in Banbury during a burglary.

Breweries make Good Beer Guide

Oxford Mail: Real ale lovers head to Scarborough

8:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

TWO North Oxfordshire breweries are among new entries in this year’s Good Beer Guide.

Pair face stab charges

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

Two men have been charged in connection with the stabbing of a 22-year-old in a Banbury park.

Brewery project to reveal its history

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

A HISTORIC brewery will encourage visitors to see how beer was traditionally made after restoring a Grade II-listed chimney in a £200,000 project.

Pair due in court after man stabbed in park

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

11:01am Friday 12th September 2014

TWO young men are due in court today charged in connection with the stabbing of a 22-year-old man in a Banbury park yesterday.

Firefighters tackle two blazes in farm fields

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Firefighters were called to a farm near Cropredy to put out a field blaze.

Three people taken to hospital after collision and van fire in Banbury

Oxford Mail:

5:37pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THREE people have been taken to hospital following a three-vehicle collision and a subsequent vehicle fire in Banbury.

Update: Man in his 20s stabbed in the stomach in a Banbury park fight

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

3:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A MAN in his 20s was stabbed in his stomach in a Banbury park fight, police have said this afternoon.

Have a cuppa for Adderbury hospice

Oxford Mail:

12:30pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A HOSPICE caring for residents with life-threatening illnesses is calling on the county to join them in offering a fundraising cup of tea.

Police seeking help

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Police yesterday released a photograph of a man who died after he was assaulted and robbed in People’s Park, Banbury. Martins Rudzitis, 43, died on August 3 following the robbery in People’s Park on July 11 at about 9.30am.

Nearly 1,000 homes hit by power cut in Deddington

Oxford Mail: light bulb with power lines

6:57pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Nine hundred people in Oxfordshire were without electricity earlier this afternoon following a power cut in Deddington.

Town crier championships get some celebrity stardust

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

OYEZ! Oyez! Banbury rang out with the sound of 2014 town criers’ championships on Saturday.

Mum cleared of breaking baby daughter’s leg

Oxford Mail: The Horton General Hospital, Banbury

6:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A TEENAGER accused of breaking her baby daughter’s leg broke down in tears as she was cleared yesterday.

Drug dealer ran from police despite no plans to stop him

Oxford Mail: Judge Patrick Eccles

11:00am Monday 8th September 2014

A DRUG dealer who ran away from police even though they were not planning to stop him has been handed a prison sentence.

Rower Cracknell MP?

Oxford Mail: James Cracknell

7:00am Monday 8th September 2014

Former British rowing champion and Olympic gold medalist James Cracknell may stand for election as an MP in Banbury, it has been claimed.

I didn't break baby's leg, teen mum tells jury

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:30am Saturday 6th September 2014

A TEENAGER repeatedly denied breaking her baby daughter’s leg during cross-examination at Oxford Crown Court yesterday.

Rapists told 'start treating women with respect'

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

7:30am Saturday 6th September 2014

A RAPIST who showed a “callous disregard” for his victim has been given a 16-year prison sentence.

Baby suffocated by nappy bag blown onto face

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

6:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

A BABY suffocated to death after a nappy bag was blown over her face during a windy night, an inquest heard.

Man died of head injuries month after Banbury assault

Oxford Mail:

6:10pm Friday 5th September 2014

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 43-year-old man died nearly a month after being assaulted.

Woman, 18, sexually assaulted in Banbury park

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

5:01pm Friday 5th September 2014

A TEENAGER was sexually assaulted on a park bench by a man who offered to walk her home.

Two arrested on suspicion of murder after man dies following assault in Banbury

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

1:22pm Friday 5th September 2014

A 43-year-old man has died of head injuries he may have suffered in an assault.






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