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Children’s services consultation receives over 2000 responses

A consultation on the future of children’s services has received thousands of responses from the public, with more information expected to be released as soon as next month.

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Oddfellows Hall, Buckingham

Buckingham’s ‘Oddfellow’s Hall’ is up for sale

Could you offer a use to a historic property in Buckingham? Oddfellow’s hall, Well Street, has just hit the market.

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NHS services in Milton Keynes better than rest of Bucks for waiting times

NHS services in Milton Keynes better than rest of Bucks for waiting times

Healthcare services in Milton Keynes are performing better than those covering the rest of Bucks, according to data analysed by the BBC,

Health
On their 50th anniversary, how are The League of Friends supporting Buckingham Hospital?

On their 50th anniversary, how are The League of Friends supporting Buckingham Hospital?

How do you protect a hospital under threat? Caught in the crossfire between a changing NHS and a community that grows and grows?

Health
Left, Pauline Kneafsey, secretary of The Maids Moreton Conservation Group, outside The Wheatsheaf, with group members and their new history booklet. PNL-171210-142448009

Free history book for everyone in Maids Moreton

History buffs in Maids Moreton should keep an eye on the letterbox in the next fortnight.

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Job fairs help connect young people with potential employers

Coffee shop and youth group team up to offer some fundraising challenges

If you don’t mind a challenge with your Saturday morning coffee, you could help a group in Buckingham bring jobs to the town’s young people.

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Construction on high tech snail park not slowing down

A new playground is almost ready to open it’s gates, according to a ‘snail’ documenting its construction.

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Access Awareness Day highlights town’s stumbling points for disabled people

Access Awareness Day highlights town’s stumbling points for disabled people

If you’re fortunate enough to live without mobility challenges, it’s often easy to forget how difficult getting around is for those that do.

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PICTURE SPECIAL: Furze Down School downs pens for day of communication

PICTURE SPECIAL: Furze Down School downs pens for day of communication

Banning pens in the classroom might make it a little difficult for pupils to write up their times tables, but for a school in Winslow it’s been a stroke of genius.

Education
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AVDC pushes ahead with ‘rejected’ homes in North Buckingham

Councillors are up in arms after plans for a housing development, rubbished by government four months ago, have been given the go-ahead.

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New Toucan crossing will help ‘reconnect’ Lace Hill

New Toucan crossing will help ‘reconnect’ Lace Hill

Construction on a pedestrian crossing at Lace Hill is underway, with the hopes of integrating the estate which has been “isolated” by the dangerous London Road.

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Award-winning veterinary nurse Kirstin Irwin (right)

Buckingham receptionist turned star veterinary nurse wins top award

Just three years ago, Kirstin Irwin was starting as a receptionist at her local veterinary practice.

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Vape shop to launch in town centre

Vape shop to launch in town centre

A shop specialising in e-cigarettes will open in Buckingham this week.

Business
Nice to scare you! Brucie scarecrow tribute wins top prize in Maids Moreton

Nice to scare you! Brucie scarecrow tribute wins top prize in Maids Moreton

A tribute to Bruce Forsyth has won first place at a scarecrow designing competition.

Offbeat
What does the Vale Plan say about Buckingham?

What does the Vale Plan say about Buckingham?

850 new homes will be built across three sites in Buckingham by 2023, according to the latest draft of the Vale of Aylesbury Local Plan.

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University of Buckingham

University launches £150m fundraising campaign

The University of Buckingham is launching a £150 million fundraising campaign to transform its campus and is welcoming contributions from the general public

Education
The Royal Latin School refurbished Rotherfield 6th Form Centre. From the left, David Hudson, head, Roger Wagland, head boy in 1954/55 and who used to live in Rotherfield who unveiled the plaque and Jason Skyrme, head of 6th year. PNL-170410-224823009

Royal Latin school unveils revamped Sixth Form centre

The Royal Latin School hosted a gathering of more than guests on the afternoon of October 4, to mark the official re-opening of newly refurbished Sixth Form Centre.

Education
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Mysterious rocks cropping up all over Buckingham

The people of Buckingham are leaving no stone unturned, in the hunt for decorative rocks hidden throughout the town.

Offbeat
FEATURE: Royal Latin student films to hit the big screen

FEATURE: Royal Latin student films to hit the big screen

Could the next Martin Scorsese or David Lynch be hastily scribbling their way through overdue Maths homework? Could a future Mira Nair or Jane Campion be trying to beat the bell for lunch after a gruelling PE session?

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