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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.

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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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Uni is safest place to study

Buckingham is the safest place to study in England and Wales, a survey has revealed.

Cancer survivors Sarah Shipp, Janice Templeman and Hilary Innes are taking part in Relay for Life

Support Cancer Research at fun day

Buckingham’s Relay For Life in aid of Cancer Research UK takes place at Bourton Meadow Academy from noon on Saturday to noon on Sunday.

Residents at a public consultation by Bellway Homes on June 19 PNL-140625-170836001

Developers present plans to councillors

Four developers will outline their plans at a town council meeting next week.

Headteacher Jerry Grundy with pupils at his last Akeley Wood Sports Day

‘I hope I have served them well’ says departing headteacher

The headteacher of an independent school is moving on with his family after nine years at the helm.

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Show your skills at skate park contest

Show off your skills on skateboard, scooter or BMX, and watch the experts showing how it’s done.

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A week-long feast of classical music

A feast of classical concerts is lined up for music lovers next month, with a packed programme of morning, lunchtime and evening performances.

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Police patrol to tackle summer burglary

Police will be taking part in a walkabout to offer crime prevention advice on Thursday.

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Student flats plan for former police station

A former police station could be converted into student accommodation, under plans before Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC).

Lcpl Adam Conway (second row, far right) is part of the Royal Signals White Helmets

Soldiers’ stunt supports riding to work

A human pyramid of soldiers are encouraging people to ride to work and reduce congestion.

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Wildlife trust appeal to help save Ratty

An appeal has been launched to help protect water voles and their habitats for the future.

Ant Carver pop-up exhibtion in Buckingham

Successful day for ‘graffiti’ artist

A one-day pop-up art exhibition was a huge success for a popular young artist.

Flint, the latest recruit for Medical Detection Dogs

Puppy power! Flint is training to detect cancer

A nine-week-old puppy which is training to detect cancer is following in his aunt’s paw steps.

Buckingham Civic Day and Citizen of the Year presentations. From the left, Citizen of the Year, Christina Smith, John Bercow MP and Young Citizen of the Year, Livi Parkinson. PNL-140621-181213009

Recognition for hard working citizens at town civic day video

Two hard working members of the community were recognised for their contribution during an annual civic day.

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A bigger bus shelter and more frequent buses

A bigger bus shelter could soon be keeping travellers dry.

Tingewick fete, beer festival and classic car show. Displays by Kinetix.co.uk PNL-140621-194843009

Stunts, dogs and rock ‘n’ roll video

Hundreds enjoyed dog shows, circus acrobatics and rock ‘n’ roll at ‘one of the best’ festivals in a decade.

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‘No mud’ promised at micro-festival

No mud, no vast crowds and no smelly loos, is the promise from a village micro-festival.

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TV gardeners at garden centre’s Festival of Fun

Not one but two TV gardening personalities are set to put in an appearance at a family-run garden centre this weekend.

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