Banbury


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Banbury

(ˈbænbərɪ)
n
(Placename) a town in central England, in N Oxfordshire: telecommunications, financial services. Pop: 43 867 (2001)
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Now come I, forsooth, from good Banbury Town," said the jolly Tinker, "and no one nigh Nottingham--nor Sherwood either, an that be the mark-- can hold cudgel with my grip.
Why, only last term, just before I was rusticated, that is, I mean just before I had the measles, ha, ha--there was me and Ringwood of Christchurch, Bob Ringwood, Lord Cinqbars' son, having our beer at the Bell at Blenheim, when the Banbury bargeman offered to fight either of us for a bowl of punch.
said the gossipy tinker, pricking up his ear; "I am a tinker by trade, Middle by name, and come from over against Banbury.
Not a note would I touch, and my native caution came out also in the way I divided the sovereigns between all my pockets, and packed them up so that I shouldn't be like the old woman of Banbury Cross.
They are particularly worried about the effect on the intersection of Route 25 (River Road) and Banbury Road, which meet at an odd angle that compromises sightlines for people turning off Banbury.
Prior information notice without call for competition:Oxfordshire CCG - Banbury Health Centre GP Service
THE summer holiday's may not have got off to the hottest of starts but for Echo on Tour fan Lyndon Banbury it was a welcome return for the popular competition.
The funeral is at Banbury Crematorium, Hardwick Hill, Southam Road, Banbury, on Saturday at 11am.
We're delighted to announce that direct trains to London Marylebone are back up and running, following the recent landslide between Leamington Spa and Banbury.
The pair got on the train at Banbury in Oxfordshire and were supposed to be taking control of a train heading east, but only realised their mistake a short distance down the line.
The massive landslide at Harbury tunnel between Banbury and Leamington has prevented trains running between those two stations for an indefinite period putting pressure on routes between the West Midlands and London.
Julia Knight, 55, was accused yesterday of trying to kill the 80-year-old woman, who was not named, at Horton General Hospital in Banbury, Oxon, on October 16.