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Banbury

(băn`bərē), town (1991 pop. 37,463), Oxfordshire, central England, on the Cherwell River. Light industry and tourism are important to the local economy. Banbury's population has increased in recent years as a result of overspill from Greater London. The town still produces the spiced currant cakes and ale for which it has been famous since the 17th cent. The Banbury Cross of the nursery rhyme was destroyed by the Puritans in 1602; a new one was installed in 1859.

Banbury

a town in central England, in N Oxfordshire: telecommunications, financial services. Pop.: 43 867 (2001)
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However, the improvement works start just beyond Banbury, meaning that trains will run south from Coventry, but not all the way to Bournemouth.
After 33 minutes, Merthyr produced a fine move which resulted in Banbury goalkeeper Jack Harding making a fine stop from Jones, but just six minutes later Merthyr did take the lead.
That was how it stayed at the break, but it didn't take Banbury long to get back on level terms after the restart, with half-time substitute Leam Howard's scoring from close range with a cheeky back-heel on 50 minutes.
Residents disputed the effect on traffic the development would have on Banbury, which runs north-south through a neighborhood east of the golf club before curving to meet Route 25.
The funeral is at Banbury Crematorium, Hardwick Hill, Southam Road, Banbury, on Saturday at 11am.
The First Great Western crew then decided to head back to Banbury to get the right train.
Trains that would normally use the West Coast Main Line were also set to be diverted through Banbury while the upgrade near Watford took place.
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.
AKRA (CyHAN)- Anthony Banbury, Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), said today "the global response to the Ebola crisis has been extremely successful during this past ninety days."
MARINE crashed out of the FA F Trophy in Oxfordshire at Banbury United.
Tony Banbury, head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response, had admitted the global body's resources needed to fight the rampaging disease in west Africa are currently insufficient.
"Ebola got a head start on us," said Anthony Banbury, head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response.