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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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Surplus lambs reared on performance-formulated lamb milk replacer perform just as well as lambs running naturally with the ewe

FARMING MATTERS: Study into rearing surplus lambs

We lamb in the spring, but for farmers who are looking ahead to the Easter market, indoor lambing is now underway.

Opinion
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.
Business
Mr Peter Farquhar died in 2015

UPDATE: Three men arrested in connection to Maids Moreton deaths released

The three men arrested over the deaths of two people in Maids Moreton earlier this week have now been released.
Crime
Chef Tom stands proudly behind the mammoth pizzas

Is this the largest pizza you can buy in Buckingham?

Pizza lovers in Buckingham are soon to find a slice of heaven, following the reopening and rebranding of one of the town’s well-known restaurants.

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The talented ten-year-old is being considered for a place in the famous record book

Buckingham schoolgirl dances into the record books

A ten-year-old from Buckingham has danced her way into the record books, by taking part in the world’s largest group dance.

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The councils planning committee met on January 15 to discuss the proposals

'It'll double the size of the village': Buckingham Town Council oppose village developments

Buckingham Town Council has opposed plans to build 340 homes in Maids Moreton, which would effectively double the size of the village.

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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 scholarship scheme.

Education
Editor’s column: There’s nothing finer than a ride on a double decker bus!

Editor’s column: There’s nothing finer than a ride on a double decker bus!

It’s true! I absolutely love riding on double decker busses, on the front at the top!

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Police are re-appealing for help to trace Linda Finau, 16, missing from Ambrosden since January 5. Bottom right is a CCTV image of Linda when she was seen in Nuneaton on January 13.

UPDATED WITH NEW INFORMATION: ‘We love you and miss you’: Mum’s appeal to missing Bicester teenage girl

A mum has made a direct appeal as police continue to search for a 16-year-old girl from Bicester missing since January 5.

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Latest weather news with MetDesk in Wendover

Weather Watch: There could be more snow to come

As we pass the half way point of this winter, we can already reflect on a couple of snowy days in the Vale, most notably on December 10 when several centimetres accumulated in most parts.

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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.

Crime
Three arrested after two deaths in "Midsomer Murder" style plot

Three arrested after two deaths in "Midsomer Murder" style plot

A 22-year-old man from Milton Keynes has been arrested as part of an investigation into the Midsomer Murder-type deaths of two neighbouring pensioners.
Crime
Iceland take a stand against plastic

Iceland announces plastic-free packaging plan

Frozen food retailer Iceland has announced it will become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.

Environment
Pupils at Winslow C of E pose with Buckingham Bishop Dr Alan Wilson

Bishop of Buckingham helps Winslow students spread their message

Winslow C of E Combined School are using bookmarks, designed by pupils, to share their latest message: ‘Let your light shine’.

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The break-in was reported on Saturday (January 13)

Burglars smash through conservatory door of Buckingham home

Police are appealing for information after a burglary was reported in Badgers.

Crime
Buckinghamshire County Council

Bucks County Council must review children's services shake-up, after challenge from councillors

The decision to create a new Early Help service in Bucks has been ‘called-in’, suspending plans to close the county's children’s centres.

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IN COURT: Who’s been sentenced from Aylesbury Vale and beyond

IN COURT: Who’s been sentenced from Aylesbury Vale and beyond

The following people from Aylesbury Vale and beyond have been sentenced at magistrates courts in the county.

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Damaging winds predicted to bring power cuts and travel disruption across the region this week as Met Office issue weather warning

Damaging winds predicted to bring power cuts and travel disruption across the region this week as Met Office issue weather warning

Very strong winds will affect most of England this week with a new yellow weather warning issued by the Met Office today.

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