Villagers near Banbury resume ‘battle over countryside’ as developer appeals council's rejection decision

Villagers near Banbury resume ‘battle over countryside’ as developer appeals council's rejection decision

A village protest group near Banbury has resumed its long-term ‘battle over the countryside’ after a housing developer put in an appeal to the council’s decision to reject th…

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What does the election mean for the housing market?

What does the election mean for the housing market?

Rightmove speak to thousands of people across the UK each year about how they’re feeling about moving home. And with a general election on the horizon, we wanted to know if it will impac…

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Energy bills set to fall from July as new price cap announced

Energy bills set to fall from July as new price cap announced

The energy price cap is the maximum amount energy suppliers can charge you for each unit of energy you use. It’s updated every three months by energy regulator Ofgem, to make sure that p…

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Banbury's Castle Quay to host array of fun Easter Holiday activities

Banbury's Castle Quay to host array of fun Easter Holiday activities

Banbury's Castle Quay shopping centre will host an array of fun workshops and competitions for everyone to enjoy over the Easter school holidays. There will be an online Easter bunny hunt…

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Banbury United launch fundraising appeal to help with costs for new stand

Banbury United launch fundraising appeal to help with costs for new stand

The club began constructing the new stand on Monday (March 20) at the Sutton End of the Banbury Plant Hire Community Stadium, directly across the pitch from the clubhouse. The new stand will …

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Interest rates rise: what could this mean for mortgage rates?

Interest rates rise: what could this mean for mortgage rates?

The Bank of England has announced an increase of 0.25% to its Base Rate this month. This is its 11th consecutive rise and has pushed interest rates to 4.25%, which is the highest they’ve…

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Why have house prices risen this month?

Why have house prices risen this month?

This is the busiest season of the year for the housing market. Home-hunters often wait until spring to start their search, and this is the time of year we start to see more properties listed f…

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Sympathetic Renovation of one of Banbury's Oldest Buildings

Sympathetic Renovation of one of Banbury's Oldest Buildings

Ancient meets modern as one of Banbury's most protected town centre buildings is transformed into homes Ancient has been blended with modern as one of Banbury's most protected town …

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Banbury United coast in to the next round of the FA Cup

Banbury United coast in to the next round of the FA Cup

THE MAGIC OF THE FA CUP Banbury United 2-0 Berkhamsted Match Report Banbury secured a place in the hat for the fourth-round qualifying draw on Monday afternoon, they are just one round…

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How has Stamp Duty changed

How has Stamp Duty changed

A new cut announced today could mean up to 200,000 more buyers pay no stamp duty at all, according to new Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng. The Chancellor confirmed the nil rate band for stamp dut…

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English housing market picking up following lockdown

English housing market picking up following lockdown

As the housing market reopened, estate agents recorded an average of five sales per branch, and demand for housing was seven per cent higher than recorded pre-lockdown. The data was collected…

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Coronavirus: How buyers can prepare for moving after lockdown

Coronavirus: How buyers can prepare for moving after lockdown

With the Government urging home buyers to put their plans on hold for the time being, there are still actions buyers can take to help their process go more smoothly once they are able to move.…

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How to add value to property during lockdown?

How to add value to property during lockdown?

Get your home post-coronavirus-crisis ready THE CORONSVIRUS pandemic is ravaging the nation, and as the UK goes on lockdown and the death toll continues to rise - 578 confirmed deaths in th…

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Current information for renters on moving and maintenance

Current information for renters on moving and maintenance

In the latest guidance from the Government, renters should, as far as possible, delay moving to a new property whilst emergency measures are in place to fight Coronavirus. However, if movin…

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Stanbra Powell Christmas Competition

Stanbra Powell Christmas Competition

We are so excited to launch our DOUBLE PRIZE CHRISTMAS COMPETITION! This is our way of saying thank you to all our lovely customers of 2019. The winner will receive a gorgeous M&S…

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Stanbra Powell supports Enrych's 8th Charity Golf Day

Stanbra Powell supports Enrych's 8th Charity Golf Day

We were delighted to support the Enrych 8th Charity Golf day again this year which took place at Cherwell Edge Golf Club in Chacombe, Banbury. It was a fantastic day organised by Elaine Gil…

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Housing market shows resilience despite Brexit uncertainty

Housing market shows resilience despite Brexit uncertainty

Despite a marginal drop in prospective buyers in June, and a house price plummet in London, the housing market shows signs of resilience. House prices have dropped in London for the eighth qu…

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Mortgage advisors indicate refreshed appetite for interest only mortgages

Mortgage advisors indicate refreshed appetite for interest only mortgages

Intermediaries say interest only mortgages comprised 20 per cent of new business introduced in the second quarter of 2019, down from a 2007 peak of 28 percent, but significantly higher than fi…

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Plan to build up to 320 homes and community centre on former Banbury farm approved

Plan to build up to 320 homes and community centre on former Banbury farm approved

Up to 320 homes and an accompanying community centre will be built on a former Banbury farm as long as the developer pays more than £5m for local services. Cherwell District Council…

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Stanbra Powell’s 8th Annual Golf Day in aid of 'Billy's wish to walk'

Stanbra Powell’s 8th Annual Golf Day in aid of 'Billy's wish to walk'

Stanbra Powell’s 8th Annual Golf Day in aid of Billy’s wish to walk When: Wednesday 26th June Where: Silverstone Golf Club, Buckingham In just over 4 week…

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Adderbury Party in the Park

Adderbury Party in the Park

15th June 2019 Party in the Park is Changing Since we received the go ahead from the Parish Council we have now moved forward with our planning for this year’s Party in the P…

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Banbury car park closures mark Castle Quay progress

Banbury car park closures mark Castle Quay progress

  Hundreds of car parking spaces in the centre of Banbury will close from next week as preparations for construction work on the new Castle Quay development begin.   …

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Multi-million pound project to give better access to Banbury train station

Multi-million pound project to give better access to Banbury train station

A plan to open up Tramway Road to give a second access route to Banbury Railway Station is due to get the green light on Tuesday. Oxfordshire County Council is set to approve …

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