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Clays of Buckingham closes its doors after 100 years of trading

A family butchers in Buckingham, known to have been a staple of the town for more than a century, is to cease trading.

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Fraud warning after reports of fake Sainsbury’s vouchers in circulation

Fraud warning after reports of fake Sainsbury’s vouchers in circulation

Shoppers are being advised to be wary of fake emails pretending to be from Sainsbury’s after a rise in reports of fake gift vouchers sent on behalf of the supermarket.

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‘Smishing’ scam sends fake NatWest messages

Action Fraud is warning people not to be duped by fake text messages claiming to be from NatWest after the cyber-crime reporting centre received new reports of text message fraud.

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Comment: Nationalising our railways is the only way to fix chronic problems

Just who exactly supports the UK’s privatised railway industry?

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Pie-lovers are up in arms because tinned Fray Bentos ‘contain less meat’

Pie-lovers are up in arms because tinned Fray Bentos ‘contain less meat’

Horrified carnivores have blasted a British food institution online – complaining famous tinned Fray Bentos pies ‘don’t contain enough meat.’

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5 apps that will help you save money

5 apps that will help you save money

January is traditionally a month for money-saving resolutions, with many people forced to tighten the purse strings after going gung-ho with the plastic over Christmas and New Year.

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Aylesbury Vale District Council closes Limecart and Incgen company

Aylesbury Vale District Council closes Limecart and Incgen company

Vale Commerce Ltd has been put into a 'dormant' state after the business failed to meet 'initial targets' and struggled against private sector competition.
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Chairman Phillip Green said: This is a very sad day for Carillion."

UPDATED: Aylesbury MP David Lidington speaks out after HS2 contractor Carillion collapses

Thousands of jobs, and the future of HS2, now at risk after bailout talks with the government break down.
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Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping organic coconuts in plastic

‘Zips on bananas next’ Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping ‘organic’ coconuts in plastic

A supermarket giant has come under fire for selling ‘organic’ coconuts wrapped in plastic packaging.

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VIDEO: More than half of workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague

More than half of UK workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague, a study found.

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A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

If you’re left scratching your head when your teen starts talking about Snapchat stories or checking in on Facebook, brush up on your social media knowledge so you can help them have a safer and more enjoyable experience online.

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Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Fizzy drinks giant Coca-Cola is to launch smaller bottles at higher prices.

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Councillors will meet again on January 22

Council delays decision on raising the cost of living in Buckingham

Buckingham Town Council have delayed adopting next year’s budget and raising Council Tax by 11%.

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Cllr Mark Shaw commented on the plans

Twyford and Winslow residents to have their say on new railway line

Do you support plans for an east to west railway link? Do you think villages in Bucks will benefit from the investment? If you live in Twyford or Winslow, now’s the chance to have your say.
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How the noise barriers might look

Noise barriers to be installed to quieten the M40 in Bucks

Work to reduce traffic noise from the M40 is underway, and residents across Buckinghamshire should soon be hearing the effects.

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Topshop has responded after the incident

Firefighter’s warning after son, 8, had burning Topshop wheatbag in his bed

A firefighter is warning about the dangers of heatable wheatbags after his eight-year-old son went to bed with one which caught fire.

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The H&M hoodie that has caused controversey

H&M apologise after backlash over ‘racist’ children’s clothing advert

Clothing brand H&M has apologised for any offence after featuring a black child model in a hoodie bearing the quote “Coolest monkey in the jungle”.

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Product warning

Dimplex product recalled due to fire risk

A portable Dimplex product have been recalled due to a risk that they catch fire.

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Don’t forget your toothbrush - or your space rocket - as hotel chain reveals lost property list

Don’t forget your toothbrush - or your space rocket - as hotel chain reveals lost property list

Space rockets, mothers-in-law and twenty Bob The Builder costumes were among the unlikely items left behind by customers at Travelodges last year, the budget hotel chain has revealed.

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The signs of work success

‘Being able to work from home and watching sports day’ 40 signs you are doing well at work

Being able to work from home, no-one batting an eyelid when you take an afternoon off to watch your kids sports day - and having a beer with colleagues after work, have emerged among a list of signs you’ve ‘made it’ in your career.

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