Banburyshire Advice Centre is an Advice Centre based in Banbury, North Oxfordshire. We run a number of advice services serving the residents of Cherwell District, South Warwickshire, West Oxfordshire and South Northamptonshire and the city of Oxford.

Thames Valley Police Under 18s’ Competition

A competition is running for under-18s to give Thames Valley Police their ideas about staying safe online – and be in with the chance of winning a fantastic prize!

Whether it’s through a short film, micro website or landing page, poem, story, drawing, other kind of art work or something completely different, we are looking for unique and interesting ideas.

Your Views sought on Policing and Crime

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Anthony Stansfeld, is seeking your views on policing and crime to help inform his next Police and Crime Plan.

The Police and Crime Plan sets out the PCCs priorities and objectives for the Thames Valley. From this plan, the Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police and other partners will develop their own annual service delivery plans.

If you would like to share your views and help inform the next Plan then please visit to complete our short survey.

Scam Warning

Thames Valley Police is warning residents in Cherwell & West Oxfordshire to be wary of unexpected telephone calls, claiming to be from banks or the police.
Recent calls have been received by residents in the area, claiming to be from a bank, or a police officer, asking for cash payments