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Banbury - Back In Business!


Many non-essential retailers have reopened their doors this week as lockdown restrictions ease and Banbury Town Centre is no exception.

MP Welcomes Additional Police

North Oxfordshire MP, Victoria Prentis, has welcomed an announcement which will see an additional 183 police officers for the Thames Valley region in 2020-21.

MP Pushes for Horton Funding

North Oxfordshire MP Victoria Prentis yesterday raised funding for the Horton General Hospital during a ministerial statement by Edward Argar MP on the government’s Health Infrastructure Plan.


MP Won't Give Up Horton Fight

Statement on Clinical Commissioning Group maternity recommendation from Victoria Prentis, Member of Parliament for North Oxfordshire:


Victoria Prentis MP Welcomes PET-CT Decision

On Tuesday 3 September, NHS England and Improvement, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUHFT), and InHealth announced that PET-CT scanning services would remain at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford.

Victoria Prentis MP Requests Horton Upgrade from New Government

On Thursday 25 July, 24 hours after Boris Johnson MP took over as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Victoria Prentis MP wrote to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock MP, requesting for the Horton General Hospital to be upgraded under the new Government’s plans.

Victoria Welcomes New Funeral Fund

On 1 July 2019, it was announced that a new Social Fund for funerals will be introduced in England. Under the new Government scheme, families grieving the loss of a child through death or stillbirth will be given up to £2,000 to help cover funeral costs.