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Review into Aylesbury Vale Broadband ordered following 'conflict of interest' criticisms

The leader of the council has been accused of creating a ‘conflict of interests’ over the authority’s Aylesbury Vale Broadband (AVB) venture.

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This snowman is over 6ft tall, can you beat that?

Is this the best snowman in Bucks? Send us your pics!

With the Vale transforming into a wintry wonderland this weekend, a few frosty friends started to appear in front gardens across the county.
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WATCH: Buckingham celebrates with the annual Christmas Parade

Bagpipes, drummers, fire engines, ambulances, horse-drawn carriages, scary skeletons, creative costumes, singing, shouting, dancing and more! This year's Christmas Parade did not disappoint.
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The group have two shows planned at St Bernardines Church on December 10

Pianist Ray reflects on 17 years with Lenborough Singers

Padbury pianist Ray Mitchell is stepping down after 17 years of tickling the ivories for the Lenborough Singers.

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Buckinghamshire County Council

Council committee pledges ‘deep dive’ into future of Buckingham's GP surgeries

Bucks County Council have promised to answer concerns that the proposed relocation of Buckingham’s surgeries may isolate vulnerable people reliant on town centre services.

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Steeple Claydon residents vote to accept neighbourhood plan

Steeple Claydon residents vote to accept neighbourhood plan

A village has voted overwhelmingly to adopt a new neighbourhood plan.

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Michael Gove visited Aylesbury on December 4

Michael Gove: Environment must not suffer when new homes are built in Vale

Michael Gove has called on new housing developers in Bucks to consider the environmental impact of their building plans.

Environment
Avenue Road, Winslow

Shouting homeowner foils would-be burglar in Winslow

A burglar, caught in the act, was forced to run from an attempted break-in, after the owner of the house shouted at him from a window.

Crime
The lights are up in Buckingham, have you seen any impressive displays in your neighbourhood?

POLL: When should you take your Christmas decorations down in Buckingham?

Buckingham switched on it’s festive lights on November 26 and many merrymakers in the town have trawled through their attics to dust off their own lights and hang them with care.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the eighth film in the main storyline

Star Wars: The Last Jedi - where can I see the premiere in Bucks and when?

December sees the much-anticipated release of the latest Star Wars film The Last Jedi starring Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega.
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The RAC have released how much each council has earnt through parking fines

Aylesbury Vale District Council made more than £1m in parking fees

Aylesbury Vale District Council have a surplus of £1m generated through parking fees this year, according to figures released on November 27.

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Magic the Labrador works for the Medical Detection Dogs

"He does it all for a dog biscuit": life-saving pooch portrait fetches £400 for charity

A Winslow Artist has raised £400 for the Medical Detection Dogs by auctioning off a portrait of Magic: the diabetes-detecting Labrador.
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Cllr Charlie Clare represents Buckingham West

Buckingham councillor calls for "poor" road resurfacing to be redone

Potholes and cracks, bumps and dips, troughs and trenches: all features of Buckinghamshire’s historic rural roads and a typical headache for road users.
Environment
Tony Heath, 60, is stepping down after 32 years

Buckingham and Winslow Darts League secretary steps down after 32 years

Dart league stalwart Tony Heath is stepping down from his post as secretary of the Buckingham and Winslow Darts League.

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The fair will be held on November 25 at the Community Centre

Job fair presents new opportunities for Buckingham

Job-seekers and career-changers rejoice: Buckingham is holding a job fair tomorrow, from 10am at the community centre.
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The proposed site of development, in the south of the town

Proposal to build 550 homes in Buckingham met with concerns

Plans for 550 homes off of Osier Way were revealed this week, despite the Vale Plan only calling for "around 420 dwellings" to be built there.

Environment
The smashed Fiat Panda

CDs stolen and then returned in bizarre Verney Close robbery

The police are hunting for a quartet of picky burglars, who broke into a car and stole 70 CDs - but only kept one album.
Offbeat
These three men have escaped from the prison in Grendon Underwood

Three prisoners escape from HMP Springhill in under a week

Three prisoners: including a convicted killer, a drug-dealer and a burglar have absconded from HMP Springhill in the space of a week.
Crime
Get these dates in your diary

When do the Christmas school holidays start in Bucks?

Christmas half term in Buckinghamshire will soon be upon us and here is a reminder of important diary dates for you kids, which every parent needs to jot down.
Education
House prices in Aylesbury are up nearly 6%

UK house price trends: how Bucks compares with the rest of the country

House prices in Buckinghamshire have risen 5.9% in a year, higher than the national average.
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