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.

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LIVE: A-Level Results Day 2017 - Aylesbury, Buckingham and Thame

Welcome to our rolling coverage of A-Level Results Day 2017 across Aylesbury Vale, Buckingham and Thame.

James Armson and Shane Byrne congratulate Ellis Myles on his goal against Nuneaton Town

Wilkin is not getting carried away

Kevin Wilkin is more than happy with the way his side has started the season, with four wins from four games, but knows there will be tougher tests ahead.

Non League
Charles Spencer

Big names for Thame's eighth literary festival

Charles Spencer, Jenni Murray, Jeremy Vine and Mike Read are some of the top names scheduled to appear at the eighth annual Thame Arts and Literature Festival.


Big name comics, singers and musicals for autumn season at Aylesbury's Waterside Theatre

Two spectacular musicals are part of the autumn line up at the Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury.

Theatre and Comedy
One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

More than one in ten UK holidaymakers have misplaced an electronic device in their luggage, resulting in them being stopped by airport security, according to a new report.

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Popular local acts complete line-up for Swanbourne Music Festival as competition winners are announced

The line-up for the Swanbourne Music Festival - headlined by Toploader of Dancing in the Moonlight fame - has been announced, as have the 10 lucky winners of tickets to the event.

Brackley Town's Lee Ndlovu is denied by Nuneaton Town keeper Dean Lyness

Myles hits superb winner as Saints maintain 100 per cent start

Brackley Town maintained their 100 per cent start to the Vanarama National League North campaign.

Non League
The pub's dessert burger

Buns on sweets: Northamptonshire pub’s National Burger Day charity dish guaranteed to hit the sweet spot

A Northamptonshire pub is hoping to hit customers’ sweet spots this National Burger Day this month with a delicious dessert burger on offer as part of the annual celebration of the bunned beauty.

A hedgehog at the St Tiggwinkles wildlife hospital in Haddenham - to find out more about the work of Tiggywinkles go to

Are you housing a hedgehog? Census launched to get a clearer picture of hedgehog decline

The first ever national Hedgehog Housing Census has been launched by Hedgehog Street, a nationwide campaign set up by wildlife charities the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) and People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES), to help combat the ongoing decline in native hedgehog population numbers.

The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

The big summer transfer headline belongs to Neymar and his record-breaking £198m move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. But, by anyone’s standards, the spending across English Premier League football clubs has been similarly jaw-dropping. With £40m fees now commonplace, last year’s record-breaking spend of £1.165 billion is almost certain to be smashed again before the transfer window closes on August 31.

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Gardener Christopher Hodges has been handed a bill of more than �2,000 for waste dumping in Little Horwood

Gardener from Winslow ends up with bill of more than £2,000 for dumping waste in hedge

A gardener has been handed a bill for just over £2,250 for dumping waste from his gardening business in a hedge in Little Horwood.

Space camp lift off!

We have lift off! Youngsters take part in first ever Space Camp at Westcott Venture Park

Youngsters learned all about being a real-life rocket scientist at a holiday camp with a difference last week.

Home-Start's vice chair Hilary Bradley cuts the birthday cake as chair Jean Morgan (left) watches on.

Northamptonshire charity celebrates birthday in Daventry park

A Northamptonshire charity which helps young families in the south of the county and in Daventry district celebrated its 21st birthday with a day out in the country park last week.
University of Buckingham

University of Buckingham ranks top in the UK for satisfaction, despite student survey boycott

The University of Buckingham is the best university in the country for student satisfaction, topping the controversial National Student Survey (NSS) for the eighth time.

The Oliver! cast in rehearsals ahead of the performances this week

Scores of local performers gear up for opening week of Oliver! at the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

It's finally here - youngsters and adults from across Aylesbury Vale and beyond will tread the boards this week in Oliver! at the Waterside Theatre.

Photo from a previous edition of the University of Buckingham's duck race

You would be quackers to miss this! University of Buckingham sets new date for annual duck race

The University of Buckingham is holding its annual duck race later this month.

Primark reveals how to pronounce shop name

Primark reveals how to pronounce shop name

It’s a debate that you may not know exists, but in the world of social media, it has been a hotly debated topic.

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Warning to Aylesbury Vale train travellers planning a trip as passenger services set to be busier than usual over the bank holiday weekend

Passengers travelling on services between London and the East Midlands are being advised that trains will be busier than usual this August bank holiday as Network Rail invests record amounts across the network.

Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando’s, is giving away free chicken to A-level students across the UK this week.

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