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Whether you live, work or just love the Banbury area known as Banburyshire, this website is for you.
You’ll find the site crammed full of useful and essential information such as travel times, news from the area, events and business pages.
You’ll also find eating out with our food critic. The art and culture column. Weddings column. Health and Wellbeing column. TV and Film Critic. Competitions. And so much more.
Building begins on 153 much-needed affordable homes in Banbury. The new homes for affordable shared ownership and rent will be built in phases over four years with the first phase due for completion in October this year. Leading affordable housing provider Stonewater is delivering the scheme in partnership with Cherwell District Council and developers Bellway […]
Are you race ready? As the final preparations are underway to welcome tens of thousands of people for this year’s Formula 1 British Grand Prix at Silverstone, South Northamptonshire residents and businesses are reminded to consider their own plans. Once again, diversions will be put in place to manage the extra traffic in the district, […]
Booking lines open soon for Cherwell’s popular summer activity hubs. From next week (beginning 27 June) parents of children aged five to 15 can book them on to hubs taking place in Banbury, Bicester and Bloxham. A smaller number of sessions will be run in Kidlington and Heyford. Cherwell District Council’s activity programmes have enjoyed […]
Banbury Cross Players announce Open Auditions for their forthcoming production of Arthur Miller’s challenging play, “The Crucible”. Focussing on the fate of those caught up in the persecution surrounding the 1692 Salem witch trials and originally reflecting Senator McCarthy’s hunt for Communists in 1950s America, its meaning (says Miller) “is somewhat different in different places […]
Why prescription swimming goggles are killing comedy! Have you heard the one about the male optician who got thrown out of the swimming pool because he didn’t have his glasses on? He didn’t see it was Ladies Night … This is the stuff stand-up comedy is made of and believe me, we hear a lot […]
TEN reasons to choose a Celebrant for your Wedding Ceremony 1. A licensed venue isn’t necessary – you can have your Ceremony anywhere: a beach, a garden, a forest, a stately home, hotel or village hall. 2. Time is not an issue for a Celebrant. In peak season, a Registrar will have several weddings per […]