Banbury Comic, Film and TV Convention 2017

Banbury Comic, Film and TV Convention 2017

Banbury Comic, Film and TV Convention 2017 Following the success of last years Comic Con, yesterday (28/01) saw the return of the re-named Banbury Comic, Film & TV Convention at the new venue GF Social Club.   Organised by Glyn Smith, owner of Comic Connections, one of only 2 comic book shops in Oxfordshire, the event had guest signings, photo … Read More

Banbury United News

Banbury United’s nine game unbeaten league run comes to an end

United’s nine game unbeaten league run comes to an end with loss at Merthyr Town United’s nine game unbeaten league run comes to an end but it really ought to have been extended as they miss a penalty two minutes from time.   Final Score  Merthyr Town 1 – 0 Banbury United   Photo by  E.A.Barson photography     This was … Read More

Sarka Climbs Kilimanjaro for BYHP - Banbury News

Sarka Climbs Kilimanjaro for BYHP

Sarka Climbs Kilimanjaro for Banbury Young Homelessness Project Sarka Naivertova leaves today to climb Kilimanjaro from Monday onwards.   Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain of Africa and belongs amongst 7 of the highest mountains in the world. Her challenge of climbing Kilimanjaro is in aid of the Banbury Young Homelessness Project. (BYHP). So far has raised over £6000, but she … Read More

Big Health and Care consultation - Banbury 2017

The Big Health and Care Consultation in Banbury – Save our Horton

The Big Health and Care Consultation in Banbury The first of the Big Health and Care consultation events took place in Banbury yesterday evening (27/01) as NHS leaders attempted to persuade the people of Banbury to accept major cuts to hospital health services.     On stage representing the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group was Tony Berendt (Oxford University Hospital NHS Foundation … Read More

Banbury News

UPDATE: Driver involved in Cropredy collision dies from his injuries

Driver involved in Cropredy collision dies from his injuries Thames Valley Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses following a collision in Cropredy, near Banbury, on Tuesday (24/1). Roads Policing officers attended a two vehicle collision in Oxhey Hill shortly after 8am in which a green Porsche Boxster and a blue Ford Fiesta collided. An occupant of the Ford Fiesta, a … Read More

Young Bond author visits Sibford School near Banbury

Bestselling children’s author visited Sibford School

Bestselling children’s author visited Sibford School Best-selling children’s author Steve Cole visited Sibford School near Banbury last Wednesday (18 January) to talk to pupils about his latest new book, Young Bond: Strike Lightning.   Children from neighbouring schools including The Warriner, Sibford School, Hook Norton Primary, Sibford Gower Endowed Primary and Great Rollright Primary were also invited to meet Steve. … Read More

Illuminated Apparel

Former Brackley student earns a deal on BBC Dragons Den

Former Brackley student earns a deal on BBC Dragons Den Rob Manley, 24, who grew up in Brackley and attended Magdalen College School, entered the den with his company Illuminated Apparel and his glow in the dark t-shirts.     The entrepreneur had invented a unique glow ink which he claimed was 10 times brighter than standard inks available. Set … Read More

Liam Fox at Prodrive Banbury

Liam Fox, Secretary of State visits Prodrive

Secretary of State visits Prodrive in Banbury Following the launch of the Industrial Strategy green paper, International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox visited Prodrive to reiterate the Government’s commitment to supporting UK industry to grow at home and abroad.   During the visit on Monday, the International Trade Secretary outlined the steps Government is taking to support trade and investment … Read More

Steve McFadden - MooMoo Banbury

Eastenders hard man to visit Banbury

Eastenders hard man to visit Banbury Eastenders star Steve McFadden who plays Phill Mitchell in BBC ‘s Eastenders will be visiting Banbury on Saturday (28th January). From 10pm, Phill will be at a live meet & greet and posing for photo’s at the MooMoo Clubrooms 49-50 High Street, Banbury, OX16 5LA Doors open from 10pm – 3am.  

Dundee boy’s balloon flies to Banbury

Dundee boy’s balloon flies to Banbury A boy’s balloon released in Dundee as part of an experiment to see it with his telescope has been found 415 miles away in Banbury.   Lucas, aged 4, had signed the McDonald’s balloon with his name and age before releasing it. 7 days later is was found by Bryan Tomlin in Banbury, who … Read More

Banbury News - Castle Quay 2

Update on Castle Quay 2 Development

Update on Castle Quay 2 Development Several high-profile food and entertainment businesses are believed to be in the final stages of agreeing to open in Castle Quay. The names of the new tenants will be announced shortly. Among the tenants set to open for business are a 1300 seat 8-screen cinema, six new restaurants and a café, which will offer … Read More

Banbury News

Serious road traffic collision this morning in Cropedy

Serious road traffic collision this morning in Cropedy Thames Valley Police is appealing for information about a person who may have been injured in a collision in Cropredy, near Banbury.   Fire Crews and Roads Policing officers attended this serious road traffic collision involving two vehicles this morning in Oxhey Hill, Cropedy. Faced with a challenging extrication and a seriously injured casualty … Read More

BREXIT – Article 50 Ruling

Parliament must vote on whether the government can start the Brexit process, the Supreme Court has ruled. The judgement means Theresa May cannot begin Brexit talks with the EU until MPs and peers give their backing. Parliament is expected to give their backing in time for the government’s 31 March deadline. The government said it had powers to get talks … Read More

Banbury News

National police crackdown on motorists using their phones while driving

National police crackdown on motorists using their phones while driving A moment’s inattention could mean the difference between life and death. This is the stark warning from officers across Thames Valley and Hampshire who this week join a nationwide crackdown on people using mobile phones behind the wheel. All too often officers are confronted with the devastating consequences of people … Read More

Valtteri Bottas joins Mercedes

Valtteri Bottas joins Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport for 2017

Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas will race for Brackley based Mecedes in 2017 Valtteri Bottas becomes the 11th driver to compete in Formula One with the Silver Arrows Nico Rosberg accepts ambassadorial role with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport   It’s been 45 days since Nico Rosberg dropped the bombshell of his immediate retirement from Formula One. And it left the team … Read More

Banbury News - Banbury United Football Club - Aylesbury United

Match Report : Aylesbury United 3 Banbury United 2

Aylesbury stage a remarkable comeback from 2-0 down, scoring three goals in the last quarter of an hour to knock Banbury out of the League Cup Banbury led 2-0 at half time through goals from Mark Bell and Luke Carnell and with just 15 minutes to go in the second half and the score still 2-0 looked to be heading … Read More

Banbury News

Woman pushes man away from pram in Banbury

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a suspicious incident in Banbury. Between 6.30pm and 7pm yesterday (10/1) a woman was pushing her baby in a pram near Tesco Express in Middleton Road when a man approached her. He complimented her on her baby and he then put his hand on her pram. The woman pushed him away and … Read More

Banbury based F1 team goes into administration.

Banbury Based F1 team Manor Racing goes into Administration The company that operates the Manor Racing Formula One team has gone into administration, putting around 200 jobs at risk. Following media speculation about the teams future on Friday morning, staff were called to a meeting at the teams Banbury factory. The team has been bankrolled by Stephen Fitzpatrick since he … Read More

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