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ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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FARMING MATTERS: Farmers are at greater risk of skin cancer

FARMING MATTERS: Farmers are at greater risk of skin cancer

Sunshine and fresh air are good for us, we all need Vitamin D for healthy bones, teeth and muscles. Farmers probably get more Vitamin D than most. But the flip side to this is their increased risk of skin cancer.

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South Northamptonshire Council leader Ian McCord

Council leader admits he “may have been” insensitive with Facebook post in aftermath of Manchester attack

The leader of South Northamptonshire Council has admitted that a Facebook post he wrote in the aftermath of the Manchester terror attack “may have been” insensitive.

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Aerial view. Buckingham. Windsor Park (Lace Hill).

‘What exactly is our money being spent on’?: Lace Hill residents angry at unfinished work to their estate

Lace Hill residents have been left furious after being charged management costs for the upkeep of the estate, despite areas of it being left unfinished and no apparent work being done.

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Are you unknowingly breaking the law on the road?

Are you unknowingly breaking the law on the road?

One in four motorists admit to regularly ‘taking risks’ on the road, a study has found.

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ELECTION 2017: Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

ELECTION 2017: Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan Firth, a linguist at Newcastle University, commenting on an article by the vice president of the National Union of Students, Shelly Asquith. When contacted by The Conversation, Firth said that the calculations made in The Independent article reflected his own.

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Greater Manchester Police warn of fraudulent online fundraising pages following bombing

Greater Manchester Police warn of fraudulent online fundraising pages following bombing

In the wake of Monday‘s terrorist attack, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is warning people to be cautious of online fundraising pages.

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Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital NNL-150710-123011001

Senior nurses should ‘upgrade’ for scheme

Senior nurses in Oxfordshire hospitals are being asked to ‘top up’ their qualifications to degree level as part of an international accreditation programme.

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Towcester Racecourse

Greyhound Derby: world’s richest dog race comes to Towcester

Ambitious plans to turn Towcester into the Royal Ascot of greyhound racing have become a reality – with the sport’s biggest race coming to the track.

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Robyn Orlando's photo that helped her finish third in the RHS photography competition

She’s one very happy snapper! Buckingham ten-year-old finishes third in national photographic competition

A schoolgirl has come third in a national photography competition organised by the Royal Horticultural Society.

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David Loh, who did melon carving demonstrations at Aylesbury market. PNL-170520-160904009

Did you spot world’s fastest melon carver?

Meet David Loh - the fastest melon carver in the world!

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An image taken moments after the attack. Inset: Ariana Grande.

Ariana Grande “offers to pay for victims’ funerals” after Manchester Arena attack

Popstar, Ariana Grande, has reportedly offered to pay for the funerals of those who died as a result of a terror attack in Manchester on Monday.

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Steeple Claydon resident, Dennis Gotts, has written to the Co-op CEO about the closed cashpoint, following a ram-raid

‘It’s an embarrassment to the village’: Anger at lack of repairs to Steeple Claydon Co-Op following ram raid last year

A regular customer at the Steeple Claydon branch of the Co-Op has written to the company’s CEO in an effort to get answers over the lack of repairs to the store following a ram raid last summer.

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Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a “miraculous” help to her son’s ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets.

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Police near the scene of the explosion in Manchester yesterday.

Manchester attack: Homeless man rushes to help, cradles dying woman in his arms

A homeless man who rushed into the Manchester Arena in the wake of the terror attack has described how he helped a girl with no legs and cradled a dying 60-year-old woman.

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Stewkley Country Fayre - Michael and Lauren Stanbridge look at a traction engine

PICTURE SPECIAL: A fun day out for all the family at Stewkley’s country fayre

There was fun for all the family at the Stewkley country fayre yesterday (Sunday).

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A wave of warm weather is on the way

WEATHER: Wave of warm weather to bring highest temperatures since last September

A wave of warm weather is on the way with our area set to bask in the hottest temperatures since last autumn.

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Still from the video tutorial showing the jive dance that anyone interested in taking part in a world record swing dance attempt in Aylesbury can practice

WITH VIDEO: There’s a world record attempt going on in Aylesbury - here’s how to be a part of it

A world record attempt is taking place in Aylesbury next month as part of Buckinghamshire Armed Forces Day.

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Who should I vote for?

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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Product warning

Supermarket recalls chicken tikka chunks which may contain glass

SPAR is recalling its Tikka Chicken Chunks because it may contain small pieces of glass.

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