Banbury man denies historic sex assault charges

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

9:10am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A 72-year-old man pleaded not guilty on Monday to 20 charges of indecent assault on males from February 1976 to March 1983.

Formula 1 teams in administration have ‘value’

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE two Oxfordshire-based Formula 1 teams that have gone into administration still had an intrinsic value because of their highly prized racing licences, according to a motorsport head.

Creche is among facilities moving at leisure centre

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

PROPOSALS to change some facilities at Kidlington and Gosford Leisure Centre will be considered next week.

Bottle teen’s club ban

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A 15-year-old boy has been banned from Banbury United matches and ordered to do a restorative justice programme after a bottle was thrown at the referee.

Fan to get life ban after ref is struck by bottle

The Oxford Times:

5:30pm Monday 27th October 2014

A TEENAGE boy will be banned for life by Banbury United after the club’s game against Slough was abandoned when a bottle was thrown at the referee.

Banbury-based Marussia Formula One team in administration

The Oxford Times: Max Chilton puts the Marussia MR02 through its paces at the Circuito de Jerez

10:47am Monday 27th October 2014

JOBS at Banbury-based Formula 1 team Marussia are at risk after the company was placed into administration.

Football match in Banbury stopped after bottle was thrown at the referee

The Oxford Times:

5:18pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A FOOTBALL match was abandoned this afternoon after a bottle at the referee.

Kirtlington residents against plan for 95 homes

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

11:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

RESIDENTS in a north Oxfordshire village have hit out at “disgraceful” plans for 95 new homes.

Fundraiser helps to keep memory of Connor alive

The Oxford Times:

6:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

FRIENDS and family held a fundraiser for murdered teenager Connor Tremble, right, last night.

The scales of Justice - 17 people up in court

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

17 cases hear recently at Banbury magistrates' court

Hook Norton farm trailers stolen

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Food trailers were stolen from a Hook Norton farm over Tuesday night and yesterday morning.

‘Yes’ to plan for 24,000 more homes in Cherwell District Council area

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

6:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE could be 24,445 new homes built across the Cherwell District Council area after councillors voted to approve modifications to the local plan.

Optimism grows over empty shops in Banbury

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

“ENCOURAGING” interest in empty shops in Banbury suggests the town is recovering from the recession, a council leader has said.

Doctors unsure why Banbury escalator fall man had fatal heart attack days later in hospital

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

5:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

DOCTORS at the John Radcliffe Hospital have been unable to pinpoint why a man died after falling down an escalator in an Oxfordshire department store.

Kidlington-based disabled rider rallies support for velodrome in city

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

SINCE suffering a severe brain injury in March 2006, Kidlington man Simon Head has been battling to get back on his bike.

The Scales of Justice – 17 people up in court

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

17 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Tools stolen from Volkswagen Transporter van in Cropredy

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Monday 20th October 2014

VANS were targeted by thieves in Cropredy, north of Banbury, police said.

Politicians provide free rides at Banbury fair

The Oxford Times:

5:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A LABOUR and Conservative councillor found one way to settle their political differences when they faced off over the dodgems at Banbury’s annual town centre fun fair.

Care records at hospice now meet standard, say inspectors

The Oxford Times: Care Quality Commission logo

5:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

CONCERNS about record keeping at a north Oxfordshire hospice have been addressed, the official health and social care regulator has said.

Children see nature and heritage up close

The Oxford Times: Go Wild in Bicester

7:20am Friday 17th October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN in North Oxfordshire will be getting their lessons in a wildflower meadow from the spring.

Signalling problem at Banbury results in delays

The Oxford Times: The new look Chiltern Railways train

10:14am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A signalling problem at Banbury is causing five minute delays.

Banbury police suspect this brooch was stolen: is it yours?

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Police are trying to find the owner of a brooch, pictured, they believe has been stolen.

David Cameron's office defends PM after he poses with 'blacked up' Morris dancers for picture at Banbury Folk Festival

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

DAVID Cameron’s office has defended a photograph in which the Prime Minister posed with a group of Morris dancers who had blacked up their faces.

Decision next month on candidate to stand in MP’s ‘safe’ seat

The Oxford Times: Banbury MP Sir Tony Baldry

10:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A DECISION on who should replace veteran MP Sir Tony Baldry as Conservative candidate for Banbury will be taken next month.

Delays on the M40 after collision involving two lorries and a car near Banbury

The Oxford Times: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

4:33pm Monday 13th October 2014

A COLLISION between two lorries and a car is causing delays on the M40 northbound near Banbury.

Three vehicle crash on M40 adds to traffic woes

The Oxford Times: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

1:10pm Monday 13th October 2014

A crash involving two lorries and a car on the M40 has caused more traffic problems in the county.

Banbury MP Tony Baldry relives horrors of IRA Brighton bomb blast 30 years on

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

THIRTY years on, memories of the Brighton bomb blast that outraged the nation remain fresh in Sir Tony Baldry’s mind.

Delays reported in Banbury

The Oxford Times: Stagecoach bus

7:30pm Friday 10th October 2014

DELAYS have been reported in Banbury tonight because of a fallen tree and vehicle crash.

Dealer found with drugs in his buttocks jailed for a year

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

12:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A DRUG dealer who hid dozens of bags of Class A drugs from police between his buttocks has been sent to jail.

Death crash driver jailed for armed gang burglaries

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A FATHER from Banbury who was jailed for causing the death of a young doctor eight years ago has been sent back to prison for his role in two burglaries.

Talks to discuss a successor for Tony Baldry as Conservative candidate in Banbury constituency

The Oxford Times: Sir Tony Baldry

7:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A MEETING will be held today to discuss how the Conservatives will select a candidate to fight the Banbury seat at next year's General Election, when Sir Tony Baldry MP stands down.

Man hurt in accident near Banbury fights for life

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:11pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A 19-year-old pedestrian who suffered life-threatening head injuries in a collision with a car was still fighting for his life yesterday.

Army reserves return from major training

The Oxford Times: Army logo

7:30am Tuesday 7th October 2014

BANBURY’S new Army Reserve unit returned from its first major training exercise on Salisbury Plain on Saturday.

Man fights for his life

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

7:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A 19-year-old man was fighting for his life in hospital last night after an incident that has been referred to the police watchdog.

Dealer is jailed for cannabis and heroin offences

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

6:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A 34-year-old man has been jailed for three-and-a-half years for dealing heroin and cannabis.

Man fighting for his life after crash near Banbury that will be investigated by police watchdog

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

4:29pm Monday 6th October 2014

A 19-year-old man suffered life-threatening head injuries in a collision with a car near Banbury this morning.

People trapped in toilet twice in just 14 hours

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

8:50am Monday 6th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called twice within 14 hours to rescue people stuck in the same public toilet.

Child involved in crash

The Oxford Times: Ambulance stock image

7:40am Monday 6th October 2014

A child and two adults were involved in a car crash on Saturday morning.

Council refuses permission for further homes

The Oxford Times:

6:40am Monday 6th October 2014

A PLAN for 140 extra homes in Banbury has been thrown out.

Crowds flock to day of messing about on the water

The Oxford Times:

6:20am Monday 6th October 2014

LIFE on the waterways was celebrated in the sunshine this weekend as boaters, craft enthusiasts and tourists came to the annual Banbury Canal Day.

Surgery for Banbury F1 team driver

The Oxford Times: Jules Bianchi sealed Marussia's first Formula 1 points at Monaco

1:32pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A BANBURY-based Formula One (F1) team’s driver is undergoing surgery after being involved in a crash at the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka.

Motorcylist "mounted pavement" to escape from police

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

1:44pm Saturday 4th October 2014

A MOTORYCLIST mounted the pavement and drove through a park after being asked to stop by police.

Child and two adults in Banbury crash

The Oxford Times: Ambulance service whistleblowers say staff are feeling the pressure of unfilled vacancies in Oxfordshire

9:43am Saturday 4th October 2014

A CHILD and two adults were involved in a car crash in Banbury this morning.

People freed from same toilet twice in 24 hours

The Oxford Times: Fire engine Oxfordshire

9:41am Saturday 4th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called twice to rescue people stuck in the same toilet in Banbury.

Heroin hidden in secret spot in underwear

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

A DRUG dealer who hid heroin inside a secret pocket in his boxer shorts has been jailed at Oxford Crown Court.

Fined for pub change

The Oxford Times: oxford magistrates court

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A couple who turned their pub into a house without permission have been ordered to pay £17,000, Cherwell District Council said yesterday.

Boost for housebuilders

The Oxford Times: District councillor Debbie Pickford

6:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

People looking to build their own home in the district will be helped by a £90,000 Government grant.

Fraudster jailed for two years after £34,000 iPhones scam

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

STAFF at a mobile phone shop rumbled a fraudster’s scam which saw him pocket 76 iPhones worth more than £34,000.

Security camera footage released as police investigate Banbury abuse incident

The Oxford Times:

3:20pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A man verbally abused staff at Banbury railway station.

Seven deny child sex exploitation charges

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Seven people, all from Banbury, denied child sexual exploitation charges at Oxford Crown Court yesterday.



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