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Storm in an eggcup for the Easter bunnies?

Thunder, lightning and torrential rain didn’t dampen spirits at an egg hunt in Mixbury on Easter Monday organised by the Relay For Life team, Midnight Runners, which raised £442 for Cancer Research UK.

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Children take part in maypole dancing

Everyone is welcome to come and watch children from Buckingham’s primary schools taking part in traditional maypole dancing on Thursday, May 1.

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Fun-filled family afternoon at fete

Bring friends and family for a fun afternoon at Buckingham Pre-School Playgroup’s Spring Fete from noon to 3pm on Saturday, at Buckingham Cricket Club.

Michelle Fricker at Looby Lu's Tearoom

Enthusiastic reception as new tea room opens for Easter

A new tea room in Buckingham got off to a busy start when it opened for the first time on Good Friday.

Planting the edible woodland

Find out more about Edible Woodland

An open day for the Buckingham Edible Woodland is being held from 2.30pm to 4pm on Sunday, May 4, for everyone to see what trees have already been planted, and to plant some fruit bushes.

Mei Yi Foo

Acclaimed pianist gives recital at Stowe School

The acclaimed pianist Mei Yi Foo is giving a recital in the Ugland Audiorium at Stowe School at 7pm on April 30, as part of the school’s Chung Steinway concert series.

Environment

Rod licence cash helps riverbank

A section of worn bank on the Great Ouse, at Stony Stratford has been repaired with funds raised by Environment Agency rod licences.

CILEx President Stephen Gowland, with Jenny Caprio, Anne Davies and Noel Inge from Buckinghamshire County Council. PNL-140414-163213001

Employer of the year award for legal team

Bucks County Council has become the first local authority to be awarded the Employer of the Year award by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.

Producers at The Swan Market, Buckingham enjoying the World's Biggest Coffee Morning last year

End of an era as Swan Market closes its doors

Next Saturday sees the end of an era for Buckingham, when the town’s Swan Market closes its doors.

Cabinet Member Martin Phillips and Contact Centre officer Katie Richardson test equipment to help the hard of hearing PNL-140417-124005001

Deaf charity award for contact centre

Work to improve customer relations with people with hearing loss has earned one local authority recognition from a national charity.

Tingewick and Water Stratford Horticultural Society Spring Show PNL-140415-140324001

Plenty to see at spring show

This year’s spring show, organised by the Tingewick and Water Stratford Horticultural Society was another great success.

Media student Michael Pearson in the uni radio studio

Air your opinions on internet radio station

How would you like to be a radio star?

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Easter relief from bypass roadworks

Widening roadworks on the A421 will be put on hold during the Easter weekend.

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Relay for Life information evening

An information evening for people who want to take part in the Relay for Life in Buckingham is being held on April 30, at 7.30pm in the Old Gaol.

Sir Jackie Stewart drove the Matra MS80 to victory at the 1969 British Grand Prix. PNL-140416-172545001

Step back in time at British Grand Prix

Silverstone Circuit will be going back in time at this year’s British Grand Prix with a commemorative parade of race winners.

Will Gompertz

Baffled by modern art? Top expert explains all

Why is Tracey Emin’s unmade bed a work of art, when yours is not?

Raising money for the Buckingham AED project

Demonstration raises awareness of defibrillator campaign

The Buckingham AED Project raised £424.38 in donations from its demonstrations of an automated external defibrillator (AED) outside Waitrose, Buckingham, last Saturday.

Buckingham Parish Church organ

Top organist plays for church fund

One of the top organ recitalists in England is coming to perform at Buckingham Parish Church next month.

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Fuel spill on petrol station forecourt

Firefighters were called as a precaution after a fuel spill on a petrol station forecourt yesterday, Monday.

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Dinner dance in teacher’s memory

A charity dinner dance is being held at the Royal Latin School on Friday, April 25, in aid of Bowel Cancer UK.

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Did life on Earth originate in space?

Did life on Earth originate from outer space?

Register teams for charity quiz night

Teams of four to six are invited to enter a quiz night run by the Aylesbury Vale Fibromyalgia Group at Akeley Village Hall at 7.30pm on Saturday, April 26.

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Join in the big Book Swap

Swap a book you’ve loved reading for another you fancy on Saturday, April 26.

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Have your say on Vale plan, again

Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) has launched a consultation on the content and scope of its new Vale of Aylesbury Local Plan (VALP), which will be the district’s planning document for growth up to 2031.

Des Burns, from Bicester, will run the London Marathon in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. PNL-140704-154711001

Keen runners to hit the streets in London Marathon

Today, Sunday, keen runners from the Advertiser and Review region will be lacing up their trainers to take part in the London Marathon.

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Failed drains could lead to further delays for drivers

Crumbling drains under the A421 Buckingham bypass could lead to even further delays for motorists as more repair works are carried out.

Ben Ogden

Families attend Nepal plane crash inquest

An inquest into a plane crash in Nepal which killed a former Royal Latin School student has delivered a verdict of accidental death on all seven British tourists who died.

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Have a heart, help put defibrillators in town

If you see a group of people urgently trying to revive a man who has collapsed in the street tomorrow, Saturday, don’t worry.

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Trade ‘not affected’ by car parking charges

Out of town trading is more of a threat to local businesses than a rise in car parking charges.

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Police appeal after violent disorder

Police are appealing for information following an incident of violent disorder last month.

Susan Simpson and family

Facial gift made 100-year-old feel ‘like the Queen’

A 100-year-old lady said she felt like the Queen after enjoying a luxury facial to celebrate her big birthday this week.

Winning team at the Panto-Loonies quiz for Relay for Life

Quiz a fundraising success

A quiz evening run by the Buckingham Panto-Loonies at Buckingham Athletic Football Club last Friday was a great success, with more than 100 participants.

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Janet’s ‘shock’ at sacking from council post

Sacked roads’ boss Janet Blake has expressed her shock and disappointment at the dismissal.

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Welcome aboard the business bus

The NatWest Mobile Business School, a 1960s double-decker bus, will be at the University of Buckingham from 10am to 4pm on Tuesday, April 15.

11-year-old Lewis Picketts, who played Elvis in the panto The Wizard of Padbury. PNL-140804-114531001

A new take on Wizard of Oz

A children’s classic received the Padbury treatment last week when the village panto made a welcome return.

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Village pub takes on a new lease of life

A former village pub has begun a new life as a B&B.

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Local musicians hone their album material

Local band The Wah Wah Club release their new single, Slave To The Money, on Friday, April 18, to coincide with the launch of their new website

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Police called to man stranded in the river

Police and fire were called to reports of a man stuck in a dinghy on the river.

Michael Moyse of The Technical Support Department Ltd

‘Silver’ IT 
support firm now going for Gold

Buckingham IT support company The Technical Support Department Ltd has achieved Silver Small Business competency level with Microsoft.

Christine Strain-Clark

Mission to make Buckingham town centre ‘accessible for all’

Two town councillors are on a mission to make Buckingham centre accessible to all.

The High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire Stuart Hampson at the Judges Lodgings in Aylesbury PNL-140104-162927001

Law and order was the focus for outgoing High Sheriff

Going out on the beat with police officers and visiting the county’s prisons are two of the most rewarding things the High Sheriff has done during his year in office.

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MP meets Buckingham’s emergency food delivery team

MP for Buckingham John Bercow met members of the Buckingham Food Service delivery team, which provides emergency food for local people in crisis.

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New premises needed for furniture outlet

The Willen Hospice Furniture Store in Buckingham is to close in September.

Wear A Hat Day at the home of Winslow resident Sarah Long PNL-140204-154051001

Wear a Hat Day raises thousands

Hundreds of people across the area took part in Wear A Hat Day last Friday in aid of Padbury-based charity Brain Tumour Research.

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Burglars drive off in stolen cars

Two cars were stolen from a house in Maids Moreton between 10.30pm yesterday night, Thursday, and 5.45am this morning, Friday.

Crime

House burgled in Buckingham

Police are appealing for information after a games console was stolen from a home in Buckingham yesterday, Thursday.

Adam Floyd

Buckingham man wins uni’s top award

A Buckingham man who graduated from the University of Buckingham last month has won the uni’s top award.

Cate Blanchett and Alec Baldwin in Blue Jasmine.

Award-winning movie returns to Buckingham

Back by popular demand at Buckingham cinema The Film Place at 7.30pm on Friday is Woody Allen’s latest film, Blue Jasmine, which won Cate Blanchett an Oscar for Best Actress.

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Get your ducks lined up for Buckingham race

Take part in a Duck Race in Buckingham on Easter Monday, April 21, and help boost fundraising towards the Royal Latin School’s £5 million Science Discovery Centre.

John Bercow addresses the audience at the last general election count in 2010

Petition calls for change to ‘undemocratic’ practice

A campaign has been launched to end the practice of no major party standing against the Speaker at general elections.

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