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Thieves target ATM at Banbury Co-op 'with exploding foam'

Thieves targeted an ATM at a Co-op in Banbury reportedly by setting light to expanding foam and causing an explosion in the early hours of this morning (Friday, March 23). The raiders sprayed the shutters at the Cherwell Heights store with the foam...

today, 15:07 in Regional West

Historic Banbury print firm goes into administration

One of the country’s oldest printing firms, based in Banbury, has gone into administration with the loss of 101 jobs. Henry Stone, located on the Wildmere Industrial Estate, was put into administration on Thursday, March 15, overseen by FRP Advisory...

today, 11:42 in Regional West

Top Cherwell council officer retires after 26 years

A senior Cherwell District Council officer bows out today, Friday, March 23, after 26 years of service to Banburyshire. Ian Davies joined the team at Bodicote House in 1992 as Head of Leisure Services under then-Chief Executive Officer Grahame...

today, 11:20 in Regional West

Free WiFi up for grabs at Banbury Gateway Shopping Park

Banbury shoppers can pick up a little extra at Banbury Gateway Shopping Park this Saturday, as one lucky local will be given the chance to win a years worth of home’s WiFi. In order enter the prize draw, shoppers will have to locate the chalk artwork...

today, 10:50 in Regional West

Banbury industrial estate businesses agree to new plan for roadworks

Business owners on a Banbury industrial estate have come up with a better way to manage traffic during roadworks which were ‘disastrous’ last time they were attempted. Thames Water pipe replacement work on Beaumont Road in February was so disruptive...

today, 10:31 in Regional West

Health chiefs outline major shift on Horton plans

A new document released by Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group at 4pm today, Thursday, looks set to calm many of the fears about the Horton’s future. The document, The Oxfordshire Transformation Update (Paper No. 18/18), is due to go to OCCG’s...

yesterday, 16:23 in Regional West

Public satisfaction with Stagecoach continues to increase says survey

Bus company Stagecoach has continued to receive high ratings when it comes to public satisfaction a survey has shown. Independent research by consumer watchdog Transport Focus has shown that satisfaction with Stagecoach Oxfordshire services has risen...

yesterday, 16:20 in Regional West

Police appealing for witnesses after Kineton burglary

Police are appealing for information after a burglary in Kineton. Officers are investigating a burglary that happened at approximately 3am on Tuesday morning (March 20) at Greenhills Store in Banbury Street. Early reports indicate three offenders...

yesterday, 15:27 in Regional West

Banburyshire MPs justify their votes on free school lunches

Banburyshire MPs Victoria Prentis (Banbury) and Andrea Leadsom (South Northants) stood by their votes last week to change the thresholds for free lunches for school pupils. Mrs Prentis responded to constituent Roy Parker who claimed a million children...

yesterday, 13:43 in Regional West

Why your child may have £1,000 in a bank account that you don’t even know about

Calling all parents! Do you have a child aged between seven and 15? If so, then they be a lot wealthier than you think. Those born between September 1, 2002 and January 2, 2011 could have up to £1,000 in a Child Trust Fund from the Government. Labour...

yesterday, 13:43 in Regional West

Your questions answered on Banbury Guardian website changes

We’ve made some changes to our website and here we hope to answer any questions you may have. Why are you asking for my details before I can read a story? In order to help us improve our site and the stories we write, we are asking our readers to give...

yesterday, 11:20 in Regional West

Tax changes: Five tax increases and cuts which may affect you from April 1

They say there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes. And from April 1, we’re getting some changes to the latter which could see you better off... That is, unless you drink sugary drinks and drive a high-pollution diesel. New tax: Sugar...

yesterday, 11:20 in Regional West

Attention readers, we are making changes to the Banbury Guardian website

Dear readers, I’m writing to let you know about some changes we’re making to the Banbury Guardian website. We’re always looking at ways of making the experience on our websites better for you, our readers. What’s happening? From here on you will be...

yesterday, 11:20 in Regional West

BREAKING: Crash closes A4260 Oxford Road near Deddington

The A4260 Oxford Road is closed between Deddington and Hopcrofts Holt after a crash this morning (Thursday, March 22). The main road to Oxford is shut in both directions between Hopcrofts Lane in Deddington and the B4030 crossroads. More to follow.

yesterday, 11:04 in Regional West

Man dies after car hits tree near Thorpe Mandeville

A man died after his car left the road and collided with a tree near Thorpe Mandeville with police appealing for witnesses. A silver Peugeot 107 was travelling towards the village on the B4525 Banbury Lane, near the junction of Thorpe Road, at about...

yesterday, 10:16 in Regional West

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