Saints sign striker Moore

Brackley Town manager Jon Brady has strengthened his squad with the signing of striker Stefan Moore from Conference North rivals Leamington.

David Bowie at Friars, July 15, 1972

CONGRATULATIONS! Aylesbury WILL have the world’s first David Bowie statue

Aylesbury will be the first place in the world to memorialise David Bowie with a statue.

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Aylesbury Rugby Club fireworks cancelled forever after yobs smash bus window and set off bangers in the toilets

Aylesbury Rugby Club fireworks cancelled forever after yobs smash bus window and set off bangers in the toilets

Aylesbury Rugby Club will no longer hold its popular yearly fireworks display, after antisocial behaviour and bureacratic restrictions made the event untenable.

West End debut for excited Aylesbury youngster

West End debut for excited Aylesbury youngster

A Stagecoach Aylesbury student has been cast in a life-changing role in the West End musical, Disney’s The Lion King.

RAF Halton's Stn Cdr, Gp Cpt Adrian Burns, released funds to allow visiting Air Cadets the opportunity for a day of flying around Halton and Aylesbury.

RAF Halton cadets hit new heights thanks to Freemasons donation

Air cadets are reaching new heights thanks to an initiative between Halton Aeroplane Club and freemasons.

Bucks County Council leader Martin Tett has revealed plans for a single unitary authority in the county

Bucks County Council responds to districts’ unitary bid

Bucks Council Council leader Martin Tett has welcomed a rival unitary bid by the four Bucks district councils, but warned that the proposals were not ‘firm or detailed’.

Justice Secretary  Liz Truss and Alan Mak

Justice secretary praises our campaign calling for tougher sentences for killer drivers

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.

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Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.


HMIC report ranks Thames Valley Police as ‘good’

An inspection of Thames Valley Police has ranked the force as ‘good’ when it comes to public confidence.

Adam Jones, whose life was tragically cut short

House lights up in memory of Adam

A man whose brother was tragically killed by a heart condition is lighting up his home to raise funds for the hospital that tried to save his life.

Lin Hazell

Bucks County Council looks to the young to improve public services..

Listening more to the views of young people will enhance the quality of public services in Bucks, according to a County Council watchdog.

Oakman Inns intend renaming the building The Cherry Tree in recognition of the days when Olney produced large cherry crops from the surrounding orchards

Company to showcase plans to transform Olney’s Westlands House into pub-restaurant

The company behind the proposed transformation of a former residential care home at in Olney, Milton Keynes, will showcase their plans to the public next week.

Police news

Over 400 claims of police abusing power for sexual gain in two years, watchdog reveals

Hundreds of police officers have been accused of abusing their power to sexually exploit people, including vulnerable victims of crime, a damning report has revealed.

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Robyn receives her award from Rotary president Walter Butterfield

Young singer wins contest for second time

A young vocalist and keyboard player has won the Brackley round of Rotary’s Young Musician Competition for the second time.

Jane Mordue

Wappenham woman’s top role at healthcare body

A well-known local figure has been appointed to a key role at the head of the body that acts as the independent consumer champion in health and care in England.

Street Nativity in Steeple Claydon

Residents step in to keep Nativity show on the road

Steeple Claydon’s Nativity in the Streets took place last Sunday, despite the fact that Mary and the baby, the narrator, the angel Gabriel and a shepherd all became ill the day before.

Standing, from left: Rev Andrew Lightbown, Brian Spatcher,  John Bercow MP, Sharon Stevens, treasurer, and Sheila Spatcher

Farewell meal for over-60s club

Winslow’s former Cane and Able Club had its last meeting on Saturday, with a Christmas lunch at the Bell Hotel.

Last year's Nativity in North Marston

Villagers re-enact the Christmas story

A live re-enactment of the Christmas story is taking place in North Marston at 3pm on Saturday, December 17. Twelve villagers are taking parts, including newcomers Melissa and Mark Payne as Mary and Joseph, with local builder Roy Randles as the innkeeper and Aly Perrett as his wife. The angel of the Lord will be vicar’s wife Pamela Gorringe.

Nigel Lumsdale

Book signing event with Brackley thriller writer

Brackley author Nigel Lumsdale will be signing books at Brackley Town Football Club from 2pm to 3pm on Wednesday, December 14.

From left: Mark Shaw, Cabinet Member for Transportation; Lin Hazell, Cabinet Member for Children's Services; Paul Irwin, Deputy Cabinet Member for Transportation; Yvette Thomas, Head of Equalities

Council workers donate presents for vulnerable children

Bucks county councillors have launched their Christmas present appeal for vulnerable children across the county.

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