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Just weeks away from Cornbury’s swansong

Cornbury Music Festival, held in Great Tew Park, has announced new additions to the lineup for this, its last ever event. After 14 years, the Cornbury Music Festival - nicknamed Poshstock - will open its gates one last time and promises to go out on a hi

today, 06:15 in Regional West
 

Banbury arcade to be given a facelift

A run-down shopping arcade at the foot of the Bretch Hill estate in Banbury is to get a makeover. Orchard Way’s frontage is subject of a number of improvements given official planning consent by Cherwell District Council last Thursday. The council approv

yesterday, 16:05 in Regional West
 

Space trip for Banbury Space Studio pupils

Four Year 12 students from Banbury’s Space Studio and Academy are about to embark on a once in a lifetime trip to NASA. Olivia Guntrip, Aaron Moate, Jacob Breed and Zach Vakil will be Texas-bound next Wednesday when they will start a nine-day educational

yesterday, 13:06 in Regional West
 

Vote for your favourite to be our Curry House of the Year

Help to decide our 2017 champion. Come on all you curry connoisseurs – we need you to pick your overall winner in our competition. You’ve sampled the sensations, textures and flavours of your favourite local spice restaurants and ground them down to the

yesterday, 10:25 in Regional West
 

Banbury Run brought out the sun - and 500 vintage motorcycles

The sun shone down on the 500 eager motorcycle enthusiasts - and many spectators - when this year’s Banbury Run took place on Sunday. The annual event was another huge success for the Vintage Motorcycle Club whose rare 1922 Brough Superior SS80 tackled t

yesterday, 06:29 in Regional West
 

Calling all strawberry lovers to the Bourton’s Strawberry Fayre

Fans of the summer fruit are in for a treat this Sunday, June 25, as there will be strawberries galore at the Bourton’s Strawberry Fayre From 3pm, Great Bourton will host the annual event on Manor Road. There will be strawberries and cream, scones with s

Wednesday, 17:13 in Regional West
 

Help needed to locate missing Kings Sutton Bulldog

Owners are desperate to find Queenie, the British Bulldog missing since Tuesday. Banburyshire residents are being urged to keep their eyes and ears open for any information about a female Bulldog who went missing yesterday, June 20. She was last seen in

Wednesday, 14:44 in Regional West
 

Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research. The study showed that almost half of those those aged 16 to 24 (48 per cent) have experienced a seasonal allergy, such as hay fever or an allergy

Wednesday, 11:03 in Regional West
 

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned. Travel bosses have been left ‘embarrassed’ by the huge spike in reports of holiday sickness - described as a

Wednesday, 10:53 in Regional West
 

Another Banbury business closes its doors

The ambitious dessert focused restaurant on Calthorpe Street has closed down. Puddinghams announced yesterday (Monday, June 19) that the concept had failed and the breakfast waffles and pudding eatery was no longer a viable business. In a statement they

Wednesday, 09:30 in Regional West
 

No show at Banbury Magistrates Court

Thames Valley Police is appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man who has failed to appear at court. Jordan Bracey, 22, failed to appear at Banbury Magistrates’ Court on January 9 in connection with a charge of criminal damage. The charge is

Tuesday, 15:30 in Regional West
 

Shipston Home Nursing to extend service for people with terminal and life-limiting illnesses

A charity which cares for terminally ill people is extending one of its services in a six-month trial. Shipston Home Nursing (SHN), which looks after people who want to be nursed at home, plans to extend its palliative care service in its 20th anniversar

Tuesday, 13:49 in Regional West
 

History and fencing teacher from Tudor Hall to receive Queen’s Birthday Honour

A much-loved and multi-talented teacher has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her services to education. Harriet Grenville joined Tudor Hall School in 1971 to teach history, sixth form studies – and fencing. During her career at the

Tuesday, 12:47 in Regional West
 

Cheeky bum-baring craze takes off online due to scorching summer

A cheeky craze has taken off with the soaring temperatures - of people baring their BUMS across the country. The sizzling sunshine has seen men and women uploading photos of their backsides to an Instagram account called Cheeky Exploits. It is dedicated

Tuesday, 11:41 in Regional West
 

Charlton Preschool reaches birthday milestone

Few businesses survive for half a century and even fewer do so from the same location but one village nursery has done just that. Newbottle and Charlton Preschool will celebrate their 50th birthday on June 17 with a casino night for the adults and a fun

Tuesday, 10:39 in Regional West
 
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