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Banbury Cake

The unusually-named Banbury Cake (it takes its name from the locally made currant-filled spiced flat pastry cake) is a weekly freesheet tabloid newspaper distributed to homes in and around the area informally known as “Banburyshire”, including the town of Banbury itself, nearby villages in the northern half of the Cherwell District in north-eastern Oxfordshire, Chipping Norton and northern West Oxfordshire, Brackley and South Northamptonshire, and Shipston-on-Stour in south-eastern Warwickshire.

It was founded in 1973. It’s published by Newsquest (Oxfordshire). The former editorial offices in Banbury have now closed; the Cake is edited from Newsquest (Oxfordshire)’s central offices in Oxford.

It comes out on Thursdays. An e-edition’s also available free on the website.

  • Address:
  • Banbury Cake
    Newspaper House
    Osney Mead

    OX2 0EJ
  • Tel:
  • 01865 425450
  • Fax:
  • 07815 443459