About NOCA

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.

MP writes to Foreign Secretary following public meeting on Gaza

On Thursday 24 July, North Oxfordshire MP Sir Tony Baldry held a public meeting at Banbury Town Hall to discuss the ongoing situation in Gaza. Over 170 people attended the meeting and had an opportunity to express their concerns. Following the meeting, Sir Tony has written to the Foreign Secretary to emphasise the need for […]

Launton Tennis Tournament – Sunday 7th September

This crowd favourite is back again this year, with grateful thanks to Harry Salmon for all the work he puts into organising the day. A portion of the funds raised will be donated to Katharine House Hospice, who have received donations from this event totalling over £2,000. Sunday 7th September 2014 12.40pm – 6pm Entry […]

Farm Fun Day – Sunday 7th September

Join us for a fun packed afternoon at Wykham Park Farm, by kind permission of Messrs Colegrave and Mallon (and their farm girls, Julia and Sandra!) See a real working farm in action before enjoying a delicious BBQ in beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. Sunday 7th September 2014 Wykham Park Farm, Banbury, OX16 9UP Arrive 12 noon […]

Baldry responds to concerns raised about Gaza

It is difficult for any of us to properly describe the nightmare that is now Gaza. As some people may be aware, I initiated on Gaza in the House of Commons a little while ago and the full text of that debate can be found here. However, since then matters have got much, much worse, […]

Conservative Council promote swimming at Woodgreen

Conservative run Cherwell District Council is delivering discount swim sessions for people aged between 18 and 25 in an attempt to encourage healthy living. From Monday 28th July until Monday 22nd July public swim sessions will be available at a discounted price of £2 for those who sign up for the scheme. “Woodgreen open air pool […]

Second Church Estates Commissioner (Oral): Human Trafficking

6. Fiona Bruce (Congleton) (Con): What steps the Church is taking to tackle human trafficking. [904904] Sir Tony Baldry: The Church of England has been at the forefront of the parliamentary campaign to abolish slavery, and wants to ensure that everything possible can be done to banish slavery from the world. Fiona Bruce: Archbishop Welby […]

Banbury unemployment falls to lowest number since May 2010

Sir Tony Baldry MP has welcome unemployment figures published today which show that unemployment in the Banbury constituency has fallen to its lowest level since May 2010. In June, there were 610 claimants of Jobseekers Allowance in Banbury. This represents a rate of 1.0% of the economically active population aged 16 to 24, the 621st […]

TEAM 2015 – Can you help?

]This year in our local elections we in North Oxfordshire bucked the national trend. We successfully defended ten Conservative seats and gained one seat from the Lib-Dems, we lost two to Labour but confounded Labour’s prediction that they would gain most of the seats in Banbury and Bicester! This was achieved by the dedication of […]