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FIRE LOG ROUND-UP: Here’s a list of this week’s Aylesbury fire service call-outs

Did you see a fire engine with blue lights flashing over the past week?

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Charlotte Bullivant with her dad Ian - photo taken in October 2017

Buckingham Platoon Corporal shaving her hair off for charity after her dad is diagnosed with inoperable brain tumour

A teenager who is a Corporal with the Buckingham Platoon is shaving her hair off for charity after learning that her dad has an inoperable brain tumour.

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Oh cheer up! Bucks County Council bans smiley face signs

Bucks County Council has introduced a new policy restricting the use of smiley faces on speed indicating devices (SIDs).

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PICTURE GALLERY: It’s a mystery! Bucks WI enjoy an evening out with a twist

Members of the Bucks Federation of Women’s Institutes attended a murder mystery evening at the Wyevale Garden Centre in Wendover last month.

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Linda Finau has been found safe and well after a month missing

UPDATED: Bicester girl found safe and well after a month missing

A missing teenager from Ambrosden near Bicester has been found safe and well by police.

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Dame Darcey Bussell is one of the special guests at Aylesbury WhizzFizzFest 2018

Olympian and Strictly judge to headline Aylesbury WhizzFizzFest

The headline names at this year’s Aylesbury WhizzFizzFest have been announced.

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Photo from a previous Paralympic heritage flame-lighting ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium

Ticket ballot now open for Stoke Mandeville flame-lighting event

The ticket ballot for next month’s Paralympic heritage flame-lighting ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium has opened this morning (Thursday).

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Delays may be expected

UPDATED: Two cars involved in A421 crash at Thornborough

Two cars have been involved in a crash on the A421 at Thornborough this morning (Wednesday).

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EXCLUSIVE: We chat to Bucks naturist cleaner as we aim to strip away the myths surrounding fast-growing industry

It is just over a year since a naturist cleaning firm put out an advert for naked female cleaners to clean homes in Buckinghamshire.

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Little Voices pupils at already established groups and bottom left Jo-Ann Wright, principal of Little Voices Buckingham

Make your voice heard at Buckingham performing arts school

A new performing arts school is set to launch in Buckingham next month.

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Spencer Law, RVS; David Clark, Transport Manager, Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC); Cllr Beville Stanier, Cabinet Member for The Environment & Waste, AVDC; with members of the 2018 all-female National Refuse Championships team - Amy Bridgeford, Operations Team Manager, AVDC; and Abigail Friston, Trade Waste Supervisor, AVDC.

Aylesbury Vale District Council going for national glory in 2018 refuse championships

After last year’s success, Aylesbury Vale District Council has announced it will send two teams to the National Refuse Championships this summer.

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A photo of participants during a previous edition of the Buckingham Swimathon

Entries now open for this year’s Buckingham Swimathon

Entries are now open for this year’s Buckingham Swimathon - the seventh time the popular fundraiser has taken place.

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The University of Buckingham

University of Buckingham launches scheme to support Bucks schools with training their teachers

The University of Buckingham has launched a new scheme giving schools the chance to nominate staff for a £100,000 scholarship scheme.

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Twelve-year-old girl remains in hospital after being hit by BMW in Bicester

Police are appealing for information following an incident in Bicester on Monday morning when a child was involved in a collision with a vehicle.

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Reporter’s Comment: Big congratulations to our local New Year Honours recipients

Some say that too many honours handed out by Buckingham Palace at New Year and for HM The Queen’s official birthday go to ‘celebrities’ or those in political circles.

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Deadline day looms for parents to apply for primary school places in Bucks

The deadline for parents to apply for their child’s primary school place is fast approaching.

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Number of reported flytipping incidents in Aylesbury Vale more than doubled last year according to new figures

The number of reported flytipping incidents in the Aylesbury Vale district more than doubled in 2016/17, according to new figures from DEFRA (the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs).

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Buckingham Rotary Club deliver Christmas boxes to adults in full time residential care in Buckingham and Gawcott. Back, from the left, Kim Cracknell, staff, Margo Jackson, Rotary, Chris Sutton, Rotary and Lisa Copas, staff, with residents of the Bourton Road home, Buckingham

Buckingham Rotary Club donates festive treats to care homes

A group based in Buckingham and Gawcott has done its bit to ensure everyone had a festive treat over the Christmas period.

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Chloe Everest at SPOTY - top being interviewed by Gabby Logan during a rehearsal. Left on the red carpet and right with British Olympic diving gold medallist Tom Daley.

Buckingham student reflects on her ‘amazing’ weekend backstage at BBC sports awards

A student from Finmere has been telling the Advertiser all about her memorable weekend backstage at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards.

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Teachers, councillors and friends of the school gather to celebrate Angela Wells tenure as head of the Buckingham School.
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‘The school and town are losing an exceptional headteacher’: Tributes paid to Buckingham head Angela Wells as she prepares to move on

After nine years of steady progress, a secondary school in the town is waving goodbye to it’s ‘much-loved’ headteacher.

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