"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.
"What is the news?" 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
Instead, commuters travelling on the Cross-Country service to Bournemouth, which calls at Leamington Spa, Banbury
, Oxford, Didcot Parkway and Reading will be forced to spent part of their journeys this month on the dreaded replacement bus services.
UTD..................3 MERTHYR TOWN..............3 MERTHYR Town returned from Oxfordshire with a point courtesy of Owain Jones' 90th-minute equaliser, but it was no more than they deserved on the day having played their part in a pulsating 90 minutes.
UTD...................3 MERTHYR TOWN..............3 THE Martyrs returned from Oxfordshire with a point courtesy of Owain Jones' 90th-minute equaliser, but it was no more than Merthyr deserved on the day having played a full part in a pulsating 90 minutes.
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
Burridge, who was involved in breeding the four-time King George and 1989 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner with her late husband James and was among his owners throughout an iconic career, died in Banbury
's Katherine House Hospice on Friday, at the age of 77.
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.