North Oxfordshire Conservative Association (NOCA) covers the parliamentary constituency of Banbury. The constituency stretches across north east Oxfordshire, around Banbury and largely follows the Cherwell District Council boundary, with the exception  of Kidlington which lies in the Oxford West and Abingdon constituency, and some small villages to the north-east of Oxford that lie in the Henley constituency.

Veteran Councillor to retire at May election

After 20 years of loyal service to the community, Councillor Paul O’Sullivan is stepping down this year as Cherwell District Councillor for Deddington Ward. Bryn Williams has been selected to contest the seat as a Conservative candidate. Bryn is a Parish Councillor who has lived in the village with his family since 1996 and is […]

Sir Tony Baldry pays tribute to Councillor Charles Shouler

This afternoon North Oxfordshire MP, Rt. Hon. Sir Tony Baldry attended the funeral of former Councillor Charles Shouler who passed away last month. At the funeral, Tony was also asked to give a tribute, the full text of which is below: At our last meeting a week before he died, Charles’s final comment to me […]

Baldry intervenes during Royal Mail statement

Sir Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): Not even Michael Heseltine at the zenith of his ministerial powers and capacity felt that he would be able successfully to privatise Royal Mail. Are not ministerial colleagues much to be congratulated on having privatised Royal Mail so successfully? Does my right hon. Friend agree that it does not lie […]

Oral Question (Health): A & E Waiting Times

Sir Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): Does my hon. Friend agree that one of the ways to reduce pressures on A and E is to ensure that people do not go to A and E if they do not need to? Will she compliment the Oxford clinical commissioning group for the work that it is doing […]

Upcoming dates for the Banbury and Bicester Job Clubs

The Banbury Job Club will take place on the following dates: 11 April 25 April 9 May 23 May 6 June 20 June The Banbury Job Club takes place at Banbury Town Hall, Bridge Street, Banbury, OX16 5QB. The Bicester Job Club will take place from 11-1pm on the following dates: 4 April 2 May […]

The Oxford Times: New cancer support centre opens doors in Launton

Cancer support and therapy centre, The Hummingbird, officially opens today. The centre in Grange Courtyard, Station Road, Launton, near Bicester, will open from 10am to 6pm for people to drop in and see what’s on offer. Bicester’s deputy mayor Lynn Pratt and the town’s MP Sir Tony Baldry will also be there to show their […]