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It is with great regret that the Banbury Michaelmas Fair has now been cancelled. The Banbury Michaelmas Fair organising committee have decided to cancel the 2020 Fair after a meeting with Cherwell District Council. Banbury Town Council, and Mr. Wilson who operates the fair. Cllr. Tony Mepham said; ”It was decided in the best interests of the general public not… Continue Reading
Creativity, performance and dance will take centre stage this weekend as Bicester’s annual arts festival returns for an online edition with the theme ‘fire – keeping the flame alive’. Despite the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Bicester Festival organisers have worked hard to ensure the show must go on, with live and pre-recorded […]
Banbury town hall will glow green on Monday (21 September) to boost waste recycling and sustainability. The green theme will support national Recycle Week organised by Banbury-based charity WRAP (the Waste and Resources Action Programme). Banbury Town Council will play its part in the campaign by installing green floodlights to illuminate its iconic building. The […]
Banbury’s Youth Create Musical Concert in Lockdown for local causes! After having to postpone their summer musical – In the Heights – due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Banbury’s award winning youth group, Youth of Banbury Operatic Society (affectionately known as YOBOS), are working hard to stage a musical theatre concert with a big difference. YOBOS, […]
Free app launched turning Cherwell into virtual playground. Residents in Banbury, Kidlington and Bicester will soon be able to take part in a digital game of discovery which encourages participants to walk and cycle around the district. Cherwell District Council has partnered with StreetTag to provide the free downloadable app which turns the area into […]
Coronavirus precautions have forced Banbury Town Council to make cancellations and closures to many of its services and operations. Cancellations include all annual events until July and all bookings at the town hall. The council will continue to monitor the annual events situation on a regular basis. The monthly councillor surgeries that enable voters to […]
4th Corner Landscaping awarded Banbury Town Council’s grounds maintenance contract. The new contractors will look after Banbury’s parks, open spaces and sports fields, while helping to tackle climate change by introducing carbon reduction initiatives into their maintenance programme. Director Julian Ransom said: “It’s very exciting for us and it will be a great privilege to […]
Coming to Banbury Bowl! Quiet Mornings – Every 3rd Sunday of the Month. Ideal for people who prefer a quieter environment. Arcades machines turned off No disco lighting or music on Neon lights switched off Lanes spread out to give you more space Limited lanes are available as each booking receives more space. To get […]
First ever open photography competition – [Focus] on Photography – promises a celebration of creativity at The Heseltine gallery. Launching for the first time in February 2020, [Focus]on Photography celebrates emerging and established photographers from all over the region. From over 150 entries the standard of work entered was high across all ranges of experience […]