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Fire-damaged play tunnel at Overn Avenue play area PNL-140730-180208001

Playgrounds wrecked by ‘mindless’ vandals

A councillor has urged people to help catch the “mindless” vandals who caused damage at children’s playgrounds that will cost council tax payers thousands of pounds.

Megan Hicks and Louise Lepelletier raising money at Bourton Meadow Academy for the British Heart Foundation PNL-140718-130251001

Schoolgirls raise money for British Heart Foundation

Two girls helped their British Heart Foundation (BHF) shop reach their fundraising target after holding a red and white day at their school.

Backpacks for Mary's Meals. From the left, Carol Penny, Judy Austin, Gerry Bluck, Shirley Hughes, president and Sue Johnston, overseas officer. PNL-140714-165624009

Inner Wheel helps get kids to school in the developing world

Having access to stationery is something schoolchildren in the UK take for granted but for those in developing countries, it can mean the difference between going to school and eating, or staying hungry.

Dawn French launches her new tour Thirty Million Minutes

Theatre set for a blockbuster run to Christmas

There truly is something for everyone at the Milton Keynes Theatre this autumn with performances sure to wow the crowds.

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Georgina Chalmers with one of the gas canisters PNL-140717-130210001

VIDEO: Burn victim’s warning to festival goers video

A Network Rail safety officer is urging people going to festivals to be careful with their camping stoves after an incident last year left her with 28 per cent burns to her body.

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New honorary aldermen unveiled

Six new honorary aldermen have been appointed – including one from the Advertiser and Review region.

Hospital Car Service volunteer Elaine Barnett picking up Barbara Mullins of Buckingham, the 1,000th person to use the Hospital Car Service. ENGPNL00120130912150427

Hospital car service urgent call for drivers

If you can drive and can spare some time, the hospital car service needs you.

Year 10 and 12 pupils from The Buckingham School paint murals at The Wheatsheaf, Maids Moreton. Head of art,Victoria Richardson is sitting in the middle and landlord and landlady, Cliff Thirkettle and Kim Thirkettle are on the right. PNL-140715-172115009

VIDEO: Students give pub artistic flair video

Art students put their paintbrushes to good use to brighten up the outdoor area of a village pub.

Andy Hencken - deputy head teacher at Tring School, to become head teacher of The Mandeville School in Aylesbury

New headteacher takes on challenge to improve school

A deputy head has been cherry-picked for his first head teacher’s position after six years as part of a secondary school’s leadership team.

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UPDATED: Councillors’ anger at new school views being ‘brushed aside’

Town councillors say their views on plans for a new primary school have been ‘brushed aside as irrelevant and binned’.

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Wallet and cash stolen from car

Thieves smashed a car window and stole a wallet and some cash.

Georgina Chalmers suffered extensive burns after a gas canister exploded at Camp Bestival

Woman burnt in gas canister explosion at festival to return to warn this year’s festival goers

A festival-goer whose camping stove burnt 28 per cent of her body is returning to the event to warn people about the risks of using them.

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Special clubs for young people during the school holidays

Children from Years Six to 11 who are looking to stave off boredom this school holidays are welcome at a number of clubs.

Former University of Buckingham law student John Dale who will be giving a talk on Operation Market Garden PNL-141107-140455001

Second World War operation subject of talk by former University of Buckingham student

The biggest parachute drop ever which was the subject of a movie starring Michael Caine will be the focus of a talk later this month.

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Bag stolen from car

A bag was taken from an unlocked car and police are looking for witnesses.

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Free school lunches for all of the county’s infant and combined schools

More schools in Bucks are to receive free school lunches from September.

Representatives from Brain Tumour Research and Taylan's Project outside the Houses of Parliament on July 1. They presented a report on brain tumour research to MP David Willetts. PNL-140707-171221001

Startling cancer statistics released in report by Brain Tumour Research

One in 50 people who die under the age of 60 die of a brain tumour according to a report by a local charity.

East West Rail clearance work and ecological survey at Swanbourne Station area.
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Cash to improve links to East West Rail announced

Funding to improve bus and cycle connections between Buckingham and the new East West Rail station in Winslow has been announced as part of a £44.2 million investment in Bucks by the government.

University of Buckingham vice-chancellor Terence Kealey, who is stepping down after 13 years. PNL-141107-170736001

BREAKING NEWS: University vice chancellor steps down

The vice-chancellor of the University of Buckingham has announced he is stepping down.

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