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Cherwell bids to divert route of HS2 works
IN SATURDAY'S Oxford Mail, we reported that councillors at Cherwell District Council had rejected plans to spend A 14,000 opposing part of the HS2 rail link scheme.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
Charity group says farewell after 36 years
A Banbury charity group that has raised more than 48,000 for cancer research since forming 36 years ago has held its last event.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Fines for train fare dodgers
Joseph Abayomi, 20, of Park End, Bodicote, admitted boarding a train without a valid ticket.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Scales of Justice: Cases from the county law courts
John Carey , 52, of no fixed address, admitted using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause fear of unlawful violence in Bampton on April 3. Given an 18-month conditional discharge and told to pay a A 15 victims' surcharge and A 85 costs.
1,000-homes plan pulled on inquiry eve
The future of housing development in Banbury has been thrown into question as developer Gallagher withdrew a plan for 1,000 homes weeks before a public inquiry scheduled for May. Although many will be relieved the Salt Way plan - which would have swallowed up several fields between the A361 and Bodicote - has been pulled, those concerned with ... (more)
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Get out there, David Cameron, and save the United Kingdom
DAVID CAMERON is in danger of going down in history as the prime minister who "lost" Scotland, and paved the way for a rump UK to leave the European Union; remembered in the same way as Lord North, the prime minister who "lost" the American colonies.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Safety calls outside town primary school pay off
New electronic warning signs are to be installed outside a Banbury school following a campaign urging for traffic calming measures.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Scales of Justice
Alexandru-Stefan Todirisca, 32, of no fixed address, admitted shoplifting footwear worth A 199.94 from TK Maxx in Templars Square Shopping Park, Towns Road, Cowley, Oxford, on March 3. Given an eight-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Woman assaulted police officer
Susan Hancock, 53, of Bloxham Road, Milcombe, admitted being drunk and disorderly in a public place and assaulting a police constable.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Jonathan Ross meets fans at comic signing
TV presenter Jonathan Ross was all smiles on Saturday as he visited Banbury to sign copies of his new comic Revenge.
Property Description A detached stone built family home, located in a small hamlet location, in grounds of approximately 1/3 of an acre backing onto private woodland & garden land.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Look Back With Little: Banbury's little London
Following the Town Development Act of 1952, the Borough Council of this town signed an 'overspill' agreement with the then London County Council.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Man guilty of sexual assault
Ahmed Hassan-Sule, 20, of Glyndebourne Gardens, Banbury, was found guilty of sexual assault.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Roselle Cassidy Flynn
Roselle was born to John Francis Cassidy Jr. and Isabel Delano Cassidy on Aug. 27, 1924.
Recent cases heard at Oxford and Banbury Magistrates Court
Amy Paintin , 34, of Milton Road, Sutton Courtenay, admitted stealing baby clothes worth A 150 from Banbury Road, Oxford, on January 4. Sent to prison for four weeks.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Keeping old town afloat
Front: Barry Whitehouse, Chair of old Town Ass ,Chris Chandler from Chandlers, Sam Barnes, owner of Books And Ink, and Nancy Mavroudi,Frogabilia,and Lee Roberts One Man Band The power of positive promotion and a winning community is helping Banbury's small independent shops stick together to battle through tough economic times.
Look Back With Little: The Cherwell Valley
Just before the National Rivers Authority was replaced by the Environment Agency it published a very detailed study of the Cherwell River Basin.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Scales of Justice: Some of the cases heard at Banbury and Oxford Magistrates' Court
William Carberry, 87, of Bosleys Orchard, Grove, admitted speeding over the 30mph limit In Grove Road on August 10 and August 12 last year.
Trees 'were not cut down for TV reception reasons'
Trees being cut down in one of Banbury's established parks has resulted in a fresh complaint from a town resident.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
All eyes on new home visit opticians service
A family-run opticians in Banbury has launched a new service which allows staff to visit customers in the comfort of their own home.