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Saints sign striker Moore

Brackley Town manager Jon Brady has strengthened his squad with the signing of striker Stefan Moore from Conference North rivals Leamington.

Football

Film student produces documentary about plight of Northamptonshire villages affected by huge rail depot plans

The campaign by villagers to fight against two proposals for rail depots on land south of Northampton has been featured in a mini-documentary produced by film students from the University of Creative Arts in Farnham in Surrey.
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The picturesque red-tiled roofs of Gudhjem is home to Denmark's annual 'Sol Over Gudhjem' cookery competition and its week long food festival.

Travel: The Baltic island of Bornholm is Denmark's secret delight

To the locals it's the 'The Sunniest Place in Denmark' yet the Danish island of Bornholm, with its picture-postcard fishing villages, dense beech and conifer forests, stunning beaches and rugged granite cliffs, is little known to us in Britain.

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Ribbon cutting at Stoneleigh Boutique Hotel

Lavish reception evening for boutique hotel opening in Buckingham

Stoneleigh House Boutique Hotel in Buckingham held a drinks and canapé reception evening to celebrate its opening last Thursday, 12 July.
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A5 to shut as roadworks get underway in Towcester

Maintenance work on the A5 in Towcester is to begin on Monday, resulting in the temporary closure of the road.

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Town councillors and residents celebrate opening the Cotton End slope

Cotton End slope finally opens after long delay

A new disability access slope to the Lace Hill estate in Buckingham was officially opened by Mayor Jon Harvey on Monday 16 July, ending an almost four-year long saga.
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Rehearsals were full of giggles as students from the Buckingham School and the Royal Latin School came together to work on a piece titled Community

Buckingham schools work together on arts and drama piece

Students from the Royal Latin School and the Buckingham School worked together to create a performance piece called ‘Community’ on July 18 and 19.

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PICTURE SPECIAL: University concert aims to bring Buckingham together through music

An evening of music featuring performances by current and former students is taking place at the University of Buckingham.

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Hungry Shark World on console supports 4k display

Console Corner: Hungry Shark signals change of tide in video gaming world

An announcement from Ubisoft this week has signalled a real change of tide in the world of video games.

Tech
Grand manor home was once a hunting lodge used by Henry VIII

Grand manor home was once a hunting lodge used by Henry VIII

Cainhoe Manor is steeped in history.

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Springhill prison

Man charged after escaping from Springhill prison

A man has been charged with escaping lawful custody after going on the run from Springhill open prison in Grendon Underwood.

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Severe weather warning issued with a risk that high temperatures could trigger heavy showers and thunderstorms

Thunderstorms and heavy showers could hit our area on Friday afternoon and into the evening, according to the Met Office.

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Veterans in Crisis: ‘We must find out if international suicide rates are reflected in UK’

A psychologist at a leading veterans charity says it is important that more research is carried out  in order to find out if a spike in military veteran suicides among the UK’s allies is also reflected among British ex-service personnel.
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Police seized "hundreds" of items from the Dunroamin site on February 19.

Five charged for conspiracy to steal after police raid traveller site on Northamptonshire border

Five people have been charged with conspiracy to steal after Northamptonshire Police raided a traveller site on the county's border earlier this year.
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Our campaign calls on the Government to get a grip on veteran suicide figures

The Government is today accused of “turning a blind eye” to concern that suicides among military veterans are spiralling after a Johnston Press investigation found that no comprehensive official records are kept of the number of British ex-servicemen and women taking their lives.
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Bucks County councillor Mark Shaw

Work to start on ‘important’ cycle link for Buckingham

Work to create a new cycleway into Buckingham town centre begins on Monday July 23.

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St Lawrence Church, Towcester. Picture courtesy of Jon Smith Photography

Reverend grateful for community's support after suspected arson attack on Towcester church

The reverend of a Towcester church targeted in a suspected arson attack has thanked the community for their support in the aftermath of the fire.
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Raymond Blanc's Summer Soiree

Summer soiree with Raymond Blanc at Beaconsfield restaurant

Two Michelin star chef Raymond Blanc held a summer soiree promotional evening at his Brasserie Blanc restaurant in Beaconsfield on 12 July.
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Venomous bird-eating spiders found on the loose in the UK

Two giant bird-eating tarantulas with a leg span of up to 10 inches could be on the loose, after babies were found abandoned in a car park.

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The top five cottages in our region perfect for a countryside escape!

The top five cottages in our region perfect for a countryside escape!

Thinking of escaping the rat race and upping sticks to the countryside?

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