St George's Day 2017 Parade in Banbury - Banbury News

St George’s Day Parade in Banbury

St George’s Day Parade in Banbury Hundreds of young people from the Guides and Scouts were on parade in Banbury on Sunday afternoon (23/04) for the annual St George’s Day parade.   Members of the local Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Beavers and Scout groups were led out of Broad Street by the ‘The Shires Royal British Legion Youth Band’ as the … Read More

Banbury News

56 car tyres dumped in field near Wroxton, Banbury

An investigation has been launched after 56 car tyres were found dumped in a field beneath a countryside layby. Enforcement officers from Cherwell District Council were notified of the flytip by colleagues from the street cleansing team who discovered the tyres in a field off the A422 Stratford Road between Wroxton and Balscote. The tyres had been dumped over the … Read More

Banbury News - Police

Fatal road traffic collision near Brackley

Fatal road traffic collision near Brackley A man has dies following a road traffic incident near Brackley involving a white van.   A white Renault Trafic van lost control and rolled onto its side. One of the three occupants of the vehicle sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers from Northamptonshire Police were called to the … Read More

Banbury News - Balmoral Ave, Banbury

Elderly woman injured after bricks thrown at her home in Banbury

Elderly woman injured after bricks thrown at her home in Banbury Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman suffered a leg injury after youths threw bricks at her home in Banbury.   Sometime between 6.35pm and 6.45pm on Wednesday (19/4) the victim, a woman in her late seventies, was at her home in Balmoral Avenue when … Read More

Bakergirl to close Bakery and Coffee Shop - Banbury News

Bakergirl to close Bakery and Coffee Shop

Bakergirl to close Bakery and Coffee Shop Banbury’s artisan baker and coffee shop is to close its doors at the end of Saturday 29th April. Based in a refurbished 200 year old barn at Wykham Park Farm, Bakergirl has been producing authentic products, real bread and it’s locally famous Cinnamon-Buns for nearly 3 years. They have created a destination much loved … Read More

Banbury News - Fire engulfs factory in Swan Close

Fire engulfs factory next to Morrison’s Banbury

Fire engulfs factory next to Morrison’s Banbury Yesterday evening (11/04) at 6:28pm, Thames Valley Fire Control Service were alerted to large amounts of smoke coming from the vicinity of Morrison’s supermarket in Banbury.   As the first firefighters arrived during rush hour, they were met by a well-developed fire in a factory unit off Swan Close. Access proved to be … Read More

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BMW left embedded in Banbury factory wall

BMW left embedded in Banbury factory wall At 11.50am Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a car that had crashed through the wall of Laser Sailboats at Swan Road in Banbury after the car partially crashed through the wall.   Three crews from #Banbury, #Deddington and #Oxford were faced with the unusual sight of half a … Read More

Banbury News - Police

Man from Banbury arrested on suspicion of rape

Thames Valley Police has arrested a man in connection with a rape investigation in Banbury. The arrest relates to an incident in which a woman, aged in her thirties, was raped inside a property in Horse Fair in the early hours of today.   The victim is being supported by specially-trained officers. Detectives investigating the incident would like to appeal … Read More

Banbury News - Sibford School Choir Festival at SAt Mary's Church Banbury - BYHP -

Raising the roof for homeless charity

Young choristers from Sibford School sang their hearts out to raised more than £880 for BYHP. The Friends Schools Joint Choir Festival took place at St Mary’s Church in Banbury on the 1st April and saw pupils from Sibford School being joined by choristers from sister Quaker schools … Ackworth School near Pontefract, Walden School in Saffron Walden and Friends’ School … Read More

Banbury News - Pamela Relph at Warriner School Bloxham

Paralympic gold medalist visits Warriner School to inspire students

Paralympic gold medalist visits Banbury to inspire students Double Paralympic gold medalist rower Pamela Relph MBE visited Warriner School in Bloxham this week (7th April) to talk to their Year 11 GCSE students.   Pamela spoke to students about peak personal performance in order to motivate and inspire them before they embark on their GCSEs. Pamela Relph MBE (born in … Read More

Banbury News - Southam Road Banbury Motorbike Crash

Motorbike road traffic incident on Southam Road, Banbury

Motorbike road traffic incident on Southam Road The Southam Road (A361) in Banbury was shut by Thames Valley Police this morning at the Marley Road junction (outside Homebase) due to a road traffic accident involving three motorbikes. One of the riders sustained injuries and was treated by paramedics, but it is believed that no one was seriously hurt in the … Read More

Banbury News - Princess Diana Park Banbury

Family including an eight-year-old girl assaulted in a park in Banbury

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after a family including an eight-year-old girl were assaulted in a park in Banbury. The victims, a 39-year-old woman, a 27-year-old man and an eight-year-old girl, were walking when they reached the entrance to Princess Diana Park near to Orchard Fields primary school at about 3.30pm on Thursday (30/3).   The family were … Read More

*** April Fools’*** Banbury Cross is sold to an American entrepreneur

Banbury Cross is sold to an American entrepreneur The local council has today (April 1st) confirmed that the Banbury Cross has been sold to an American entrepreneur for $200’000.   The Banbury Cross has been requiring more and more specialist maintenance by historic monument stonemasons and the council is struggling to meet the costs. The local council has decided that … Read More

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