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[8 Sep 2014]

Double Olympic gold medallist James Cracknell is expected to put his name forward as a prospective Conservative party parliamentary candidate for Banbury for the 2015 General Election.

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[5 Sep 2014]
Church Times: Sir Tony Baldry to retire next year

Sir Tony Baldry, the Second Church Estates Commissioner, who promotes C of E legislation in the House of Commons, is to stand down as an MP at the General Election next May.

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[3 Sep 2014]
Oxford Mail: Sir Tony calls time on 32-year career as an Oxfordshire MP

Veteran Banbury MP Sir Tony Baldry will stand down from Parliament at the next General Election, he has announced.

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[8 Aug 2014]
Oxford Mail: Brothers at arms in an MP’s family tree

To mark the conflict’s centenary, the Oxford Mail enlisted the help of the Oxfordshire Family History Society to research the part Banbury MP Sir Tony Baldry’s family played in the conflict.

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[10 Jul 2014]

Over in the Commons, Sir Tony Baldry, MP for Banbury, has been a vocal advocate for change. Last year, he staged a Westminster debate on the subject, warning the Government that if the bats drive out worshippers, we will end up with abandoned listed buildings which are of no use to bat or human.

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[28 Jun 2014]
MP attends Banbury Armed Forces Day

North Oxfordshire MP, Sir Tony Baldry, attended Armed Forces Day in Banbury town centre on Saturday 28 June.

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[13 May 2014]
Only good news…that too has its challenges!

Last week the Banbury Guardian, the newspaper of record in the largest town in my constituency, devoted almost all of its front page to me, with a headline, the type size of which one would normally associate with “The Sun”, and a photograph of me large enough to illustrate why my children call me “Sir Cumference Hippo”, together with follow-on headlines in a type size usually associated for when Banbury beats Brackley at football.

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[6 May 2014]
North Oxfordshire MP joins charity in its call for volunteer mentors

Sir Tony Baldry has welcomed news that the Children Heard and Seen project has raised sufficient funds to register as a charity and has now joined the charity in its drive for volunteer mentors.

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[2 May 2014]
Bicester Advertiser: Parliamentary enthusiasts join a convoy

It was a sight to behold as a convoy of classic cars left Bicester to drive in convoy to the capital.

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[29 Apr 2014]
Oxford Mail: Transform it? They certainly did for these intrepid Bicester Scouts

Cubs, Scouts and Beavers opened the doors to show off their new base after a major refurbishment.