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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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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.
Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group wishes to identify potential providers for a GP Practice at Banbury Health Centre in Banbury.
Lyndon Banbury at the top of the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, with the Echo
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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.
Knight, of Banbury, had worked at a GP surgery but retired in October, neighbours said.
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The head of the new Ebola Emergency Response Mission, Anthony Banbury, told the Security Council that none of the three most heavily affected countries Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea is adequately prepared.
John, 69, from Alnwick in Northumberland, has won the Loyal Company of Town Criers British Championships in Banbury.
Savills has appointed Iain Powis as a sales negotiator to join its successful residential sales team in Banbury Iain, who is originally from Oxfordshire, will be responsible for mid-market properties in Banbury and the wider Cotswolds.