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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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Your chance to name cute new Squirrel monkey. Picture Credit: Woburn Safari Park /Bridget Davey

CUTE PICTURES ALERT: Readers invited to name tiny new-born Squirrel monkey at Woburn Safari Park

Four adorable baby Squirrel monkeys have been born at Woburn Safari Park and animal lovers are invited to enter a competition to give one of them a very special name.

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Action from Bucks County Show last year

Live: Bucks County Show 2016

Live coverage and updates from one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the rural calendar, the Bucks County Show.

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Center Parcs has announced that it is launching a nationwide search for The UKs Top Treehouse, led by wildlife presenter and adventurer Steve Backshall.

Most children would prefer a treehouse over a new game console

Center Parcs has launched a nationwide search for The UK’s Top Treehouse, led by wildlife presenter and adventurer Steve Backshall.

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VIDEO: Baby dwarf crocodiles hatch at zoo for first time in nearly two decades

Four West African dwarf crocodiles have redefined cute after hatching at nearby Whipsnade Zoo for the first time in 18 years.

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Woburn Safari Park is celebrating Father's Day

Father’s Day fun at Woburn Safari Park

Woburn Safari Park in Bedfordshire will be putting fathers’ first with an array of special events and activities this Father’s Day including a hearty dad’s BBQ, giant games, wild adventures on the Road Safari and the chance to win a family VIP Up Close Encounter worth over £325.

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Now that's a mammoth tooth

VIDEO: Zoo releases close-up footage of elephant tooth operation

Zookeepers at Whipsnade have been busy tackling a mammoth toothache and they’ve captured it all on camera.

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SLIDESHOW: First sighting of fuzzy baby red panda twins at zoo

Warning: the following pictures are ridiculously cute as zoo reveals images of baby red panda twins after they emerged from their nesting box for the first time this week.

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Horse drawn carriages at Winterville in London

London’s Calling: Festive wonderland of attractions for all ages

London has a new festive treat for 2014, as Winterville arrives in Victoria Park near the Olympic Stadium.

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Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park

London’s Calling: Winter wonderland is a festive family treat

Get into the festive spirit at Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland, which opens on Saturday with free admission.

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Santa's magical train rides at Bucks Railway Centre

Going loco for Santa Claus!

Father Christmas will be personally delivering presents to children while they enjoy a magical train ride on an old steam engine at the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre.

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Legoland Windsor entrance

Fun builds during a great day out at Legoland Windsor

When I told my two children I was planning to take them to Legoland Windsor on Sunday, it was fair to say the excitement was building as we got nearer our day out.

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Traditional fete pulls in the crowds

Music and Morris dancing kept thousands of visitors entertained at a country fete.

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Waddesdon Manor’s war role remembered in major new exhibition and trail

Waddesdon is open again after the long winter months, with new exhibitions, events and a 1000 space car park for the benefit of visitors.

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£10,000 grants gives disabled access to town’s fishing lake

Wheelchair bound anglers can now enjoy their past-time in Brackley thanks to a £10,000 grant from the Environment Agency.

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The playground at Elmields Gate, Winslow.

Another week until playground opens

It could be another week before Winslow’s playground reopens.

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PCSO Sam Calvert

Go walkies to Fun Dog Show

Local PCSO Sam Calvert is organising a Fun Dog Show in Steeple Claydon from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, July 27, to promote responsible dog ownership.

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Community

Family music day at reopened pub

The new landlords of the Folly Inn, at Adstock, are holding an acoustic live music event, with food and fun, from 3pm until late on Saturday, June 1, to welcome back old customers and hopefully attract new ones.

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Charity shoot for the Relay For Life

The Buckingham Panto-loonies, from the Buckingham Pantomime, are holding a charity shoot on Monday, May 6, in aid of the Cancer Research UK Relay For Life.

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Celebrating life and mind of a great poet

Acclaimed professional actor James Clarkson is performing a celebration of the life and mind of the poet John Donne at St Mary’s Church, Addington, on Friday, May 10.

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