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Oxford Mail: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Film aims to make Banbury the town of the living dead

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A VIRUS raising the dead and triggering a worldwide apocalypse is to be unleashed in Banbury.

Baby escapes crash on M40 unharmed thanks to car seat

Oxford Mail:

3:34pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A BABY survived a crash on the M40 yesterday thanks to his car seat, say fire officials.

Cropredy has sold out

Oxford Mail:

7:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

TICKETS for this year’s Fairport's Cropredy Convention sold out 10 days before the gates open on August 7.

Overturned lorry on M40 near Banbury causes traffic problems

Oxford Mail: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

5:39pm Monday 28th July 2014

AN OVERTURNED lorry is causing problems on the M40 near Banbury.

Academy exploring final frontier

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

PUPILS caught a glimpse of the future when they looked around the UK’s first space academy in Banbury.

Plans for new primary school move forward

Oxford Mail: Melinda Tilley

6:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A NEW primary school on a 1,000-home estate will take pressure off the current village school, it is hoped.

Mobile phone company set to create 25 new jobs

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A MOBILE telephone accessories manufacturer is looking to triple its workforce just two years after starting up.

Town in the swing with a 1940s street party

Oxford Mail:

9:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

ACAPELLA artists sang wartime songs as a community tried to bring trade to a quiet part of town.

Rail delays between Oxford and Banbury due to equipment problem

Oxford Mail: A First Great Western High Speed Train

3:12pm Monday 14th July 2014

TRAIN passengers are facing 20-minute delays between Oxford and Banbury.

Injured person cut free after two-car collision

Oxford Mail: Paramedics were threatened when they attended a call-out at a pub during the England v Uruguay World Cup match

9:40am Monday 14th July 2014

A person had to be freed from wreckage after a two-car crash in Bloxham at about 11.30pm on Friday.

Driver freed from car after collision in Bloxham

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

10:05am Saturday 12th July 2014

A PERSON had to be freed from a wreckage after a two-car crash in Bloxham at about midnight last night.

Hospice checks how it keeps patient records

Oxford Mail: Care Quality Commission

6:00am Friday 11th July 2014

A HOSPICE leader said it has moved to address inspectors’ concerns about how patient records are kept.

Parents of suicide teen criticise mental health provision

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Thursday 10th July 2014

PARENTS of a 14-year-old boy who killed himself by jumping off a multi-storey car park 11 days after being prescribed anti-depressants, have criticised “under-funded” local mental health services.

New lease of life for historic Banbury site

Oxford Mail: Cherwell district council logo

6:30am Wednesday 9th July 2014

AN historic employment site which played a key part in the Second World War could be turned into a distribution centre.

Two injured after collision in Great Bourton

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

9:43am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Two people have been injured in a collision between two cars in A423 Southam Road, Great Bourton this morning.

Sex case trio remanded

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

8:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Three men facing child sexual exploitation charges had their applications for bail refused yesterday.

Multi-storey car park opened at Banbury Station

12:20pm Saturday 5th July 2014

A NEW multi-storey car park has been opened by the Minister for Transport at Banbury Station.

M40 finally reopens

Oxford Mail: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

8:10am Saturday 5th July 2014

The M40 reopened on Thursday evening after a severe lorry fire.

Six on court on sex exploitation charges

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:10am Saturday 5th July 2014

Six men facing child sexual exploitation charges appeared in Oxford Crown Court yesterday.

M40 fire: Road reopened at 10.30pm after severe lorry blaze

Oxford Mail:

7:53am Friday 4th July 2014

THE M40 was reopened at about 10.30pm last night following the severe lorry fire.

7pm Update: Police still advising motorists to avoid the M40 southbound after fierce lorry fire

Oxford Mail:

3:43pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE M40 southbound will remain closed for several hours following a fierce hay fire on a lorry the Highways Agency has said.

Hotel sold in town

Oxford Mail: The Banbury House Hotel

2:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

The Banbury House Hotel has been sold for an undisclosed sum.

Horton’s top op score

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A NHS treatment centre operated on 100 per cent of its patients referred for elective surgery within 18 weeks, according to new NHS statistics.

Five years’ prison for breaking jaw of a long-distance runner

Oxford Mail: Attacker Denis Mawle

3:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

A JOINER has been jailed for five years for breaking the jaw of a long-distance runner jogging around Grimsbury Reservoir in Banbury.

Man denies burglaries

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:40am Saturday 28th June 2014

A BANBURY man has denied two counts of aggravated burglary during an appearance at Oxford Crown Court.

Police issue CCTV in hunt for shop raiders

Oxford Mail: The CCTV image

8:40am Saturday 28th June 2014

A STOLEN car was used by two thieves believed to have burgled a shop and taken cigarettes.

Made in Chelsea star at school prom

Oxford Mail: Ollie Locke with, from left, Becky Sleath, Alice Abrey and Jade Spencer

7:40am Saturday 28th June 2014

MADE in Chelsea star Ollie Locke surprised Year 11 pupils at their school prom.

Graveside cuttings upset relatives

Oxford Mail: Colleen Green with the grass cuttings beside her parents’ grave

6:20am Saturday 28th June 2014

RELATIVES upset by grass cuttings covering their loved ones’ graves have been told by a council boss it has “more important” priorities.

Photo of car released as police continue appeal for missing Banbury man Andrew Lever

Oxford Mail: Photo of car released as police continue appeal for missing Banbury man Andrew Lever

4:48pm Friday 27th June 2014

An image of a car similar to the one driven by a missing Banbury man has been released by police.

CCTV: Two men wanted for Banbury shop cigarette raid

Oxford Mail: CCTV: Two men wanted for Banbury shop cigarette raid

10:29am Friday 27th June 2014

A STOLEN car was used by two thieves believed to have burgled a shop and taken cigarettes.

‘My pupils were groomed,’ claims former headteacher

Oxford Mail: CONCERNS: Anita Higham, formerly headteacher of Banbury High School

6:30am Friday 27th June 2014

A FORMER secondary school headteacher has said she suspected her pupils were being targeted and groomed for sex in Banbury in the 1980s and ’90s.

Six men up in court over child sex allegations

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Friday 27th June 2014

SIX men accused of involvement in child sexual exploitation have appeared at Banbury Magistrates’ Court.

Six men appear in court accused of child sex exploitation in Banbury

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

4:17pm Thursday 26th June 2014

SIX men have appeared in court charged with grooming and abusing six underage girls in Banbury.

Teenager is arrested over Cropredy break-in

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:10am Thursday 26th June 2014

A teenager was arrested on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle and handling stolen goods.

Six men charged following child sex exploitation raids in Banbury

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:35pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

SIX men have been charged in connection with an investigation into child sexual exploitation in Banbury.

Two vehicle crash closes A4260 Banbury Road

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

12:49pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

THE A4260 is currently blocked in both directions because of a crash.

Police fear 10 girls were victims of a child sex ring

Oxford Mail: Chief Inspector Helen Roberts, deputy area commander for Cherwell and West Oxfordshire

9:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

MORE than 10 girls may have been victims of an organised child sex ring disrupted by police in Banbury.

Banbury grooming arrests: police get more time to question suspects

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:20am Wednesday 25th June 2014

DETECTIVES have been given a further 12 hours to question five men arrested on suspicion of grooming and abusing young teenage girls.

Eggs discovery may be a pheasant surprise for family

Oxford Mail: Fifteen eggs were found under a shrub in 10-year-old Daisy Spencer’s garden. Mum Erika says they are unsure what type of eggs they are and have been looking for someone to identify them

8:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

A FAMILY got a surprise when they found a cluster of 16 eggs in their garden.

Seriously-injured person airlifted to hospital after M40 crash

Oxford Mail: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

1:22pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

ONE lane of the M40 is currently blocked after a car came off the carriageway.

Transport discussions

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

8:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

Plans for the future of transport in Banbury were discussed at a meeting last night.

Update: Six men arrested by police investigating child sexual exploitation + Video & audio

Oxford Mail: Picture shows the flat in Warwick Road, Banbury, which was raided by Police this morning

7:55am Tuesday 24th June 2014

CHILD sex exploitation police have raided five addresses in Banbury this morning and arrested six men.

School gets new block

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

7:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

A special school has been given the go-ahead to build a new block for older pupils.

Purse snatched out of shopper’s hands

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A WOMAN'S purse was snatched out of her hands while she was shopping.

Bankers turn bikers

Oxford Mail: ACCOUNT CLOSED: Llandeilo town council has said it plans to sever its ties with HSBC after the bank announced it would close its town branch.

7:40am Wednesday 18th June 2014

STAFF from HSBC branches in Oxfordshire are taking part in a 110-mile bike ride for charity.

Baby’s death mystery

Oxford Mail: webpix coroners coroner's court inquest coroner

7:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

Investigations are continuing into the death of a three-month-old girl.

Tennis and squash club celebrates with a tea party

Oxford Mail: A tennis club is holding a tea party

5:40am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A TRADITIONAL tea party will be held in Adderbury to celebrate 40 years of tennis at a club.

Man snatches woman's purse outside supermarket

Oxford Mail: police officer rear

2:54pm Monday 16th June 2014

A WOMAN’S purse was snatched out of her hands while she was in Banbury.

Thames Valley Police to review treatment of traveller community

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:50am Monday 16th June 2014

THAMES Valley Police has launched a review into its treatment of the traveller community.






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