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  • ATHLETICS: Hunter's capital gains

    Alchester's Ian Hunter led the way for local athletes at the Virgin Money London Marathon. read more

  • EQUESTRIAN: New club is celebrating

    Bicester Riding Club members were delighted after winning of the British Riding Club’s Area 6 Liaison Trophy Competition at Berkshire College of Agriculture in Hurley near Maidenhead. read more

  • GOLF: Kamara's investing Bicester Advertiser: Sky Sports pundit and enthusiastic amateur golfer Chris Kamara (2663222)

    Chris Kamara has become a partner at the new driving range at Heathfield Park. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Keeble's clincher

    Oakley boosted their Premier Division title hopes with a 2-0 victory at second-placed Horspath. read more

  • RUGBY UNION: Bicester on the climb

    Bicester can look forward to derbies with Alchester again next season after securing the second promotion spot. read more

  • BOXING: Prichard makes it four wins in a row

    Bicester light middle-weight Andy Prichard made it four wins from four as he beat Northampton’s Kev Portas on points at the Heatherley Hotel in Gloucester. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Super-troopers Abba hit the high notes

    Abba Athletic lifted the Banbury District & Lord Jersey FA’s Coronation Cup with a 7-6 sudden-death penalty shoot-out win over Bishops Itchingdon in the final at Banbury United. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Convey's penalty wins it for Ardley

    Ardley United kept up the pressure at the top of the Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division with a 1-0 win at fellow title-challengers Ascot United on Tuesday. read more

  • Bridget Smith

    Smith Bridget (Breda) Breda’s family would like to say thank you for all the kind messages, mass cards, comfort and sympathy extended to them during the very difficult time, following the sad loss of their mother. To Father John Butthula for his support and the beautiful service. To all who contributed to the funeral mass, and to all those people who attended the service. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and all staff of the Laburnam Ward at the Horton Hospital, Banbury, for the exceptional care and compassion given to their late Mother and them as a family, during her final days. Further thanks are expressed to the Respiratory and Home Oxygen Team for their invaluable contribution to Breda’s care throughout her illness. A special thank you to Nicola Dudley, and her team at the Co-Operative Funeral Care (Manorsfield Road), for the exceptional level of support, guidance and care shown to all the family. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement to you all. read more

  • Baraba O Johnson

    JOHNSON Barbara Olive Peacefully at home on 8th April 2014 aged 89 years with her loving family by her side, now reunited with her beloved husband Alfie and son Peter, she leaves behind her much loved children Eileen, Pam and Richard, their families, all the grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. A Requiem Mass will take place in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on Thursday 24th April 2014 at 11.00am. Family flowers only please by request but donations if desired will be divided between Bicester District Nurses and Marie Curie Cancer Care. C/o D L Hancock Ltd Funeral Directors, Chapel House, 13 North St, Bicester Tel: 01869 244200 read more

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