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Plenty to see at spring show

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

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See what’s on offer at new Winslow nursery

Winslow’s new nursery and out-of-school care scheme has its official opening on Wednesday, April 23.

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There’s no stopping the Winslow Singers

The Winslow Singers are performing Don’t Stop The Music at Winslow Public Hall on Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26.

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Enjoy a patriotic full English breakfast

Enjoy a patriotic full English breakfast on St George’s Day and help raise funds for St Laurence Church, Winslow.

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Still time to enter Best Kept Village contest

Time is running out for villages and small towns wishing to enter the 2014 Bucks Best Kept Village contest.

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London mayor’s support for East-West rail

London mayor, Boris Johnson, gave his support to East-West rail during the unveiling of a new science initiative in the capital on Tuesday last week.

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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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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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Fire crews called to washing machine fire

Firefighters were called out on Wednesday after a washing machine caught fire.

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More homes in line for HS2 compensation

Homeowners living up to 300 metres (328 yards) from the HS2 line will be able to claim thousands of pounds in compensation from the government under unique proposals.

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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.

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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Laptops stolen in village break-in

Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglary on Friday, April 4.

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Star turn for two days of tribute acts

The Bell Hotel, in Winslow, plays host to the latest fundraiser from Towcester Tea Rooms next month – and this time the fun is set to last overnight.

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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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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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Blue is the colour at the Puzzle Centre

Staff, children, and parents at the Puzzle Centre, in Middle Claydon, wore blue yesterday, Wednesday, to mark World Autism Awareness Day.

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Last Winslow film show of season

Winslow Community Cinema’s final film show of the winter/spring season at 7.30pm on Friday, is Kings Of Summer, a warm-hearted and commendably daft comedy about three high-school boys who build a home in the wood.

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.

East West Rail clearance work and ecological survey at Swanbourne Station area.
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UPDATED: Disappointment as East West Rail delayed by two years

The completion of a rail link between Oxford and Milton Keynes, which will pass through Bicester, Winslow and Aylesbury, has been delayed until 2019, Network Rail has announced.

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Invitation to Winslow’s Annual Town Meeting

Winslow residents are invited to attend the Annual Town Meeting at 7.30pm on Thursday, April 24, in the St Laurence Room.

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Gentle walks now weekly

Gentle Walks in Winslow, which used to be monthly, are now taking place at 10am every Wednesday.

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Yoga teacher brings new massage system to UK

Yoga teacher Ellie Foden, from Adstock, has recently returned from four months in India, not only to further her own yoga practice and to help with teacher training at the place where she herself qualified as a teacher, but also to learn the art of ayurvedic yoga massage.

Harry Clarke, a student at Aylesbury College, has created this new-look Winslow street guide, based on the iconic London tube map. PNL-140104-113722001

Design student’s amazing map of town takes inspiration from London Underground

A design student has come up with a creative new look map for Winslow.

Police road show on shed burglary. From the left, Alan Garside, AVDC community safety, PCSO Unita Hopkins, Keith Brindle, AVDC community safety, PCSO Nathan Howson and Seb Cooke, sale manager at Browns, Buckingham.
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Shedloads of advice on offer at Buckingham roadshow event

The Aylesbury Vale neighbourhood police and Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) held a roadshow event in Buckingham last Thursday to raise awareness of shed and garage burglary as part of its springtime burglary campaign. AVDC community safety officers Alan Garside and Keith Brindle are pictured with PCSOs Unita Hopkins and Nathan Howson and Seb Cooke, sales manager at Browns.

Beautiful Buckingham. River Great Ouse.
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Districts in top 50 for ‘rural living’

South Northants, Aylesbury Vale and Cherwell have all been named in the top 50 best places to live in the countryside.

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Winslow Glebe Farm inquiry continues

After four long days last week, the public inquiry into the proposed Glebe Farm development in Winslow is still not complete.

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Extra cash poured into countys’ pothole roads

County councils in Bucks, Northants and Oxon have each received a share of the £183.5m funding allocated for flood-damaged roads.

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New blog gives latest news on road repairs

Transport for Bucks (TfB) has launched a new blog with the latest information about pothole and surfacing work, www.tfbpotholes.blogspot.co.uk

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Cleaner-in-charge says goodbye to Marsh Gibbon School after 30 years

Long time staff member at Marsh Gibbon CofE School Jenny Rouse, said a fond farewell last week after 30 years of service.

Education news

Teachers’ strike: schools affected

Seven schools in the Advertiser and Review region are partially closed today due to strike action taken by members of the National Union of Teachers.

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School puts evacuation procedures to the test

Winslow C of E Combined School had to be evacuated last Friday lunchtime, after firefighters were called to a smell of overheating from a server in an IT server room.

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Donations sought for Easter bazaar

The Friends of Winslow Health Centre and Norden House Surgery, in Winslow, are holding an Easter Bazaar on Saturday, April 5, from 10am to 12.30pm in the St Laurence Room.

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Stitching event at community library

People who knit, sew or crochet – and those who would like to learn – are invited to a special event at Winslow Community Library from 2pm to 4pm on Tuesday, April 8.

The new owners of The Bull and Butcher, Akeley, Mandy and Gerarde Maloney.
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Successful start for new landlords in Akeley

The new landlords at a pub in Akeley have had a successful first weekend.

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