Man in Taser incident at station still stable

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A knife-wielding man who police fired a Taser at when he scaled a signal gantry at Banbury Station on Monday was still in a stable condition in hospital yesterday.

Man fell into cellar window after leaving pub

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

12:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN who was “heavily intoxicated” died after falling into a cellar window, an inquest heard yesterday.

Banbury man honoured for fire bravery

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

6:40am Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN from near Banbury who rescued a neighbour from a fire is among life-savers who will be honoured for their bravery by Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service tonight.

Complaints up over dog mess, grass and litter

The Oxford Times:

10:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

COMPLAINTS and comments about Banbury’s parks rose by nearly 150 per cent over the summer, new figures show.

Car thief jailed after assault on arresting officer

The Oxford Times: Foorball forges links between police and youngsters

5:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CAR thief who assaulted a police officer has been jailed for eight months.

MP’s replacement sought

The Oxford Times: Sir Tony Baldry

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The executive committee of North Oxfordshire Conservatives will meet next month to decide how a candidate for the Banbury constituency will be selected.

Inquiry over use of Taser in station drama

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

POLICE were unable to confirm whether a knife-wielding man who scaled a signal gantry at Banbury Station on Monday was hit by a Taser fired at him by officers.

Cherwell's Rubbish Guide to Christmas is a winner

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

3:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A RUBBISH campaign launched by Cherwell District Council to increase recycling rates has been given a top award.

UPDATE: Police cannot say if man in Banbury Station stand-off was hit by Taser

The Oxford Times:

12:48pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE were today unable to confirm whether a knife-wielding man who scaled a signal gantry at Banbury Station yesterday was hit by a Taser fired at him by officers.

Jobs in jeopardy as phone shops are closed

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

WORKERS at four Oxfordshire Phones 4U outlets are waiting to discover what will happen to their jobs after the telecommunications company faced administration.

Remanded in custody on assault charges

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Two young men have appeared in court over the stabbing of a 22-year-old man in a park.

Police fire Taser at man to end rail station stand-off

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE fired a Taser at a knife-wielding man who closed Banbury Station when he climbed on to a signal gantry, it emerged last night.

Festive rubbish award for council

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

5:40pm Monday 15th September 2014

A CHRISTMAS recycling campaign run by Cherwell District Council won an award for the Best Information Technology and Communication Initiative at the annual Association of Public Service Excellence awards.

UPDATE: Police shot Taser at man during Banbury Station stand-off

The Oxford Times:

10:18am Monday 15th September 2014

POLICE shot a Taser at the man who closed Banbury Station today, it has been confirmed tonight.

Smoke alarms were faulty

The Oxford Times: Fire engine Oxfordshire

8:40am Monday 15th September 2014

Firefighters said residents in a Banbury house had a lucky escape after a fire started and their smoke alarms were not working.

The many remember how much is owed to The Few

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THE Battle of Britain’s 74th anniversary was commemorated across Oxfordshire yesterday with parades and church services.

Fire in Banbury house

The Oxford Times: Fire engine Oxfordshire

2:49pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Firefighters were called to a blaze in a Banbury bedroom earlier today.

Electronic items stolen in Banbury burglary

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

11:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

Electronic items were stolen from a house in Banbury during a burglary.

Breweries make Good Beer Guide

The Oxford Times: Real ale lovers head to Scarborough

8:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

TWO North Oxfordshire breweries are among new entries in this year’s Good Beer Guide.

Pair face stab charges

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

Two men have been charged in connection with the stabbing of a 22-year-old in a Banbury park.

Brewery project to reveal its history

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

A HISTORIC brewery will encourage visitors to see how beer was traditionally made after restoring a Grade II-listed chimney in a £200,000 project.

Pair due in court after man stabbed in park

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

11:01am Friday 12th September 2014

TWO young men are due in court today charged in connection with the stabbing of a 22-year-old man in a Banbury park yesterday.

Firefighters tackle two blazes in farm fields

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Firefighters were called to a farm near Cropredy to put out a field blaze.

Three people taken to hospital after collision and van fire in Banbury

The Oxford Times:

5:37pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THREE people have been taken to hospital following a three-vehicle collision and a subsequent vehicle fire in Banbury.

Update: Man in his 20s stabbed in the stomach in a Banbury park fight

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

3:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A MAN in his 20s was stabbed in his stomach in a Banbury park fight, police have said this afternoon.

Have a cuppa for Adderbury hospice

The Oxford Times:

12:30pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A HOSPICE caring for residents with life-threatening illnesses is calling on the county to join them in offering a fundraising cup of tea.

Fire crews put out field blaze

The Oxford Times: Fire engine Oxfordshire

8:59am Thursday 11th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were rushed to a farm near Cropredy to put out a field blaze. 

Police seeking help

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Police yesterday released a photograph of a man who died after he was assaulted and robbed in People’s Park, Banbury. Martins Rudzitis, 43, died on August 3 following the robbery in People’s Park on July 11 at about 9.30am.

Nearly 1,000 homes hit by power cut in Deddington

The Oxford Times: light bulb with power lines

6:57pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Nine hundred people in Oxfordshire were without electricity earlier this afternoon following a power cut in Deddington.

Town crier championships get some celebrity stardust

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

OYEZ! Oyez! Banbury rang out with the sound of 2014 town criers’ championships on Saturday.

Mum cleared of breaking baby daughter’s leg

The Oxford Times: The Horton General Hospital, Banbury

6:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A TEENAGER accused of breaking her baby daughter’s leg broke down in tears as she was cleared yesterday.

Drug dealer ran from police despite no plans to stop him

The Oxford Times: Judge Patrick Eccles

11:00am Monday 8th September 2014

A DRUG dealer who ran away from police even though they were not planning to stop him has been handed a prison sentence.

Rower Cracknell MP?

The Oxford Times: James Cracknell

7:00am Monday 8th September 2014

Former British rowing champion and Olympic gold medalist James Cracknell may stand for election as an MP in Banbury, it has been claimed.

Children’s play hub’s a winner

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

3:20pm Saturday 6th September 2014

A RECORD number of children took part in Cherwell District Council’s summer hubs this year.

I didn't break baby's leg, teen mum tells jury

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:30am Saturday 6th September 2014

A TEENAGER repeatedly denied breaking her baby daughter’s leg during cross-examination at Oxford Crown Court yesterday.

Rapists told 'start treating women with respect'

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

7:30am Saturday 6th September 2014

A RAPIST who showed a “callous disregard” for his victim has been given a 16-year prison sentence.

Baby suffocated by nappy bag blown onto face

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

6:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

A BABY suffocated to death after a nappy bag was blown over her face during a windy night, an inquest heard.

Man died of head injuries month after Banbury assault

The Oxford Times:

6:10pm Friday 5th September 2014

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 43-year-old man died nearly a month after being assaulted.

Woman, 18, sexually assaulted in Banbury park

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

5:01pm Friday 5th September 2014

A TEENAGER was sexually assaulted on a park bench by a man who offered to walk her home.

Two arrested on suspicion of murder after man dies following assault in Banbury

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

1:22pm Friday 5th September 2014

A 43-year-old man has died of head injuries he may have suffered in an assault.

Mum blames ex-boyfriend for baby’s injury

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

A TEENAGER who denies breaking her baby daughter’s leg claimed her boyfriend caused the injury and threatened her to keep quiet.

Baldry praises PM for his influence on EU

The Oxford Times: GIMMICK Sir Tony Baldry, Banbury MP

5:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Prime Minister David Cameron is having a positive impact on Britain’s relationship with the European Union, Banbury MP Sir Tony Baldry told the Commons on the day he announced his retirement from politics.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

The Oxford Times: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Food firms invite jobless to get a taste of the workplace

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THE firm behind Kenco and Tassimo coffee will give unemployed youngsters a taste of the workplace.

No-one witnessed woman's death plunge from third-floor room

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

7:30am Thursday 4th September 2014

A WOMAN died after falling out of the window of her third-floor room after drinking vodka, just four days after she had moved to England to “start a new life.”

Space students arrive at academy

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

The UK’s first ‘space academy’ opened in Banbury yesterday, welcoming its first intake of 75 students and specialising in maths and science.

Brains take the strain as zombies take over

The Oxford Times:

6:30pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Zombies are no longer just haunting Hollywood film studios – they have now invaded Oxfordshire. Alex Wynick bravely went to Banbury town centre to find out what was going on

Fundraising mission to keep friend Connor’s name alive

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

LUCY-ANNE Cage has made it her mission to raise money in memory of her close friend Connor Tremble.

'Frustrated' mum attacked baby, court hears

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

7:40am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A TEENAGE mother told her boyfriend’s mum she hurt her baby after getting frustrated with it, Oxford Crown Court heard yesterday.

Reject homes development, says planner

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

7:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

PLANS for 54 homes in Hook Norton should be refused, a council planning officer has said.



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