Services for deaf people leave many ‘patronised’

7:00am Monday 21st July 2014

LEGAL action could be brought against healthcare providers unless services for deaf people are improved, it has been warned.

Boy, 11, dies after falling off a horse

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

8:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

An inquest has been opened into the death of an 11-year-old boy.

Residents the target of cold call fraudsters

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

6:40am Saturday 19th July 2014

FRAUDSTERS have targeted Cherwell District Council residents in a cold calling council tax scam.

Plans for new primary school move forward

The Oxford Times: Melinda Tilley

6:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A NEW primary school on a 1,000-home estate will take pressure off the current village school, it is hoped.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

The Oxford Times: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

10:40am Friday 18th July 2014

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

Mobile phone company set to create 25 new jobs

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A MOBILE telephone accessories manufacturer is looking to triple its workforce just two years after starting up.

Town in the swing with a 1940s street party

The Oxford Times:

9:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

ACAPELLA artists sang wartime songs as a community tried to bring trade to a quiet part of town.

Rail delays between Oxford and Banbury due to equipment problem

The Oxford Times: A First Great Western High Speed Train

3:12pm Monday 14th July 2014

TRAIN passengers are facing 20-minute delays between Oxford and Banbury.

Injured person cut free after two-car collision

The Oxford Times: Paramedics were threatened when they attended a call-out at a pub during the England v Uruguay World Cup match

9:40am Monday 14th July 2014

A person had to be freed from wreckage after a two-car crash in Bloxham at about 11.30pm on Friday.

Driver freed from car after collision in Bloxham

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

10:05am Saturday 12th July 2014

A PERSON had to be freed from a wreckage after a two-car crash in Bloxham at about midnight last night.

Hospice checks how it keeps patient records

The Oxford Times: Care Quality Commission

6:00am Friday 11th July 2014

A HOSPICE leader said it has moved to address inspectors’ concerns about how patient records are kept.

Parents of suicide teen criticise mental health provision

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Thursday 10th July 2014

PARENTS of a 14-year-old boy who killed himself by jumping off a multi-storey car park 11 days after being prescribed anti-depressants, have criticised “under-funded” local mental health services.

New lease of life for historic Banbury site

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

6:30am Wednesday 9th July 2014

AN historic employment site which played a key part in the Second World War could be turned into a distribution centre.

Two injured after collision in Great Bourton

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

9:43am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Two people have been injured in a collision between two cars in A423 Southam Road, Great Bourton this morning.

Sex case trio remanded

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

8:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Three men facing child sexual exploitation charges had their applications for bail refused yesterday.

Multi-storey car park opened at Banbury Station

12:20pm Saturday 5th July 2014

A NEW multi-storey car park has been opened by the Minister for Transport at Banbury Station.

M40 finally reopens

The Oxford Times: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

8:10am Saturday 5th July 2014

The M40 reopened on Thursday evening after a severe lorry fire.

Six on court on sex exploitation charges

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:10am Saturday 5th July 2014

Six men facing child sexual exploitation charges appeared in Oxford Crown Court yesterday.

M40 fire: Road reopened at 10.30pm after severe lorry blaze

The Oxford Times:

7:53am Friday 4th July 2014

THE M40 was reopened at about 10.30pm last night following the severe lorry fire.

7pm Update: Police still advising motorists to avoid the M40 southbound after fierce lorry fire

The Oxford Times:

3:43pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE M40 southbound will remain closed for several hours following a fierce hay fire on a lorry the Highways Agency has said.

Hotel sold in town

The Oxford Times: The Banbury House Hotel

2:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

The Banbury House Hotel has been sold for an undisclosed sum.

Horton’s top op score

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A NHS treatment centre operated on 100 per cent of its patients referred for elective surgery within 18 weeks, according to new NHS statistics.

Five years’ prison for breaking jaw of a long-distance runner

The Oxford Times: Attacker Denis Mawle

3:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

A JOINER has been jailed for five years for breaking the jaw of a long-distance runner jogging around Grimsbury Reservoir in Banbury.

Man denies burglaries

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:40am Saturday 28th June 2014

A BANBURY man has denied two counts of aggravated burglary during an appearance at Oxford Crown Court.

Police issue CCTV in hunt for shop raiders

The Oxford Times: The CCTV image

8:40am Saturday 28th June 2014

A STOLEN car was used by two thieves believed to have burgled a shop and taken cigarettes.

Made in Chelsea star at school prom

The Oxford Times: Ollie Locke with, from left, Becky Sleath, Alice Abrey and Jade Spencer

7:40am Saturday 28th June 2014

MADE in Chelsea star Ollie Locke surprised Year 11 pupils at their school prom.

Graveside cuttings upset relatives

The Oxford Times: Colleen Green with the grass cuttings beside her parents’ grave

6:20am Saturday 28th June 2014

RELATIVES upset by grass cuttings covering their loved ones’ graves have been told by a council boss it has “more important” priorities.

Photo of car released as police continue appeal for missing Banbury man Andrew Lever

The Oxford Times: Photo of car released as police continue appeal for missing Banbury man Andrew Lever

4:48pm Friday 27th June 2014

An image of a car similar to the one driven by a missing Banbury man has been released by police.

CCTV: Two men wanted for Banbury shop cigarette raid

The Oxford Times: CCTV: Two men wanted for Banbury shop cigarette raid

10:29am Friday 27th June 2014

A STOLEN car was used by two thieves believed to have burgled a shop and taken cigarettes.

Six men up in court over child sex allegations

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Friday 27th June 2014

SIX men accused of involvement in child sexual exploitation have appeared at Banbury Magistrates’ Court.

‘My pupils were groomed,’ claims former headteacher

The Oxford Times: CONCERNS: Anita Higham, formerly headteacher of Banbury High School

6:30am Friday 27th June 2014

A FORMER secondary school headteacher has said she suspected her pupils were being targeted and groomed for sex in Banbury in the 1980s and ’90s.

Six men appear in court accused of child sex exploitation in Banbury

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

4:17pm Thursday 26th June 2014

SIX men have appeared in court charged with grooming and abusing six underage girls in Banbury.

Accident blocks road at Shipton-on-Cherwell

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Thursday 26th June 2014

The A4260 was blocked in both directions at Shipton-on-Cherwell yesterday because of a crash between a motorcycle and a truck.

Teenager is arrested over Cropredy break-in

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

7:10am Thursday 26th June 2014

A teenager was arrested on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle and handling stolen goods.

Six men charged following child sex exploitation raids in Banbury

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:35pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

SIX men have been charged in connection with an investigation into child sexual exploitation in Banbury.

Two vehicle crash closes A4260 Banbury Road

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

12:49pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

THE A4260 is currently blocked in both directions because of a crash.

Police fear 10 girls were victims of a child sex ring

The Oxford Times: Chief Inspector Helen Roberts, deputy area commander for Cherwell and West Oxfordshire

9:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

MORE than 10 girls may have been victims of an organised child sex ring disrupted by police in Banbury.

Banbury grooming arrests: police get more time to question suspects

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:20am Wednesday 25th June 2014

DETECTIVES have been given a further 12 hours to question five men arrested on suspicion of grooming and abusing young teenage girls.

Eggs discovery may be a pheasant surprise for family

The Oxford Times: Fifteen eggs were found under a shrub in 10-year-old Daisy Spencer’s garden. Mum Erika says they are unsure what type of eggs they are and have been looking for someone to identify them

8:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

A FAMILY got a surprise when they found a cluster of 16 eggs in their garden.

Superfast net boon

The Oxford Times: Superfast broadband on the way to east Cleveland

8:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

Superfast broadband access across 95 per cent of Cherwell has had a monetary boost after district councillors awarded £500,000 to the cause.

Seriously-injured person airlifted to hospital after M40 crash

The Oxford Times: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

1:22pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

ONE lane of the M40 is currently blocked after a car came off the carriageway.

Transport discussions

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

8:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

Plans for the future of transport in Banbury were discussed at a meeting last night.

Update: Six men arrested by police investigating child sexual exploitation + Video & audio

The Oxford Times: Picture shows the flat in Warwick Road, Banbury, which was raided by Police this morning

7:55am Tuesday 24th June 2014

CHILD sex exploitation police have raided five addresses in Banbury this morning and arrested six men.

School gets new block

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

7:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

A special school has been given the go-ahead to build a new block for older pupils.

Update: Man who died in M40 crash was 39-year-old from Merseyside

The Oxford Times: 'Serious' crash on M40 causes delays

7:54pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

THE van driver, who died in last night's collision on the M40 was a 39-year-old from Merseyside, Thames Valley Police have said.

Purse snatched out of shopper’s hands

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A WOMAN'S purse was snatched out of her hands while she was shopping.

Bankers turn bikers

The Oxford Times: ACCOUNT CLOSED: Llandeilo town council has said it plans to sever its ties with HSBC after the bank announced it would close its town branch.

7:40am Wednesday 18th June 2014

STAFF from HSBC branches in Oxfordshire are taking part in a 110-mile bike ride for charity.

Baby’s death mystery

The Oxford Times: webpix coroners coroner's court inquest coroner

7:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

Investigations are continuing into the death of a three-month-old girl.

Tennis and squash club celebrates with a tea party

The Oxford Times: A tennis club is holding a tea party

5:40am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A TRADITIONAL tea party will be held in Adderbury to celebrate 40 years of tennis at a club.

Update: London Marylebone to remain shut until further notice

The Oxford Times: Chiltern Railways has posted this picture of the damaged signal cable

7:12am Monday 16th June 2014

LONDON Marylebone will not re-open this evening and will be shut "until further notice" because fire damage to signalling cable was worse than first thought, Chiltern Railways has said.



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