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Axe-wielding thieves rob man in Buckingham

Police are calling for witnesses after two men, armed with an axe and a crowbar, robbed another man on Cornwall Meadows.

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Paul Christian Stellato

FBI helped arrest man from Northamptonshire who imported hand grenades

A career criminal has been convicted of trying to buy three fragmentation grenades after a National Crime Agency investigation.

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EDITOR’S COLUMN: Snowy scenes - and a very nice time indeed in Brackley

Well it’s been an unusual week hasn’t it! Waking up on Sunday to see at least three inches of snow in the garden was almost too much for the fluffy dog I live with to handle - a countryside walk in it proved even more exciting, and from the looks of things there were plenty more dogs and their people who felt

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A series of crimes were reported on December 12

Car stolen in Preston Bissett during spate of vehicle thefts

Residents are advised to stay vigilant, following a series of connected crimes in the Preston Bissett area.

Crime
Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

This newspaper, published by Johnston Press, today announces that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

Business
Teachers, councillors and friends of the school gather to celebrate Angela Wells tenure as head of the Buckingham School.
Pictures at the bottom show mayor Jon Harvey with prize winning students Charlotte Brunt and William Griffiths PNL-171214-120813001

‘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.

Education
Snow in the Bicester area. Stratton Audley Park, near Bicester. NNL-171212-123336009

Bicester area becomes a winter wonderland

North Oxfordshire is getting back to normal after being turned into a winter wonderland two weeks before Christmas.

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VIDEO: Police and forensics on the scene as Buckingham Street in Aylesbury is cordoned off

Police and forensic officers are in Aylesbury town centre this morning after a section of Buckingham Street was cordoned off.

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TRACY KISS COLUMN: Looking for something different to give this Christmas? Then look no further than Aylesbury!

TRACY KISS COLUMN: Looking for something different to give this Christmas? Then look no further than Aylesbury!

With Christmas fast approaching it can be difficult to find quirky, unusual and entertaining gift ideas aside from the traditional socks and perfume combo that we all seem to default to when we can’t think of anything else to buy! One thing that I really enjoy are Red Letter days and experiences and what better way to beat the Christmas shopping traffic than to go hurtling around a split level 300-metre state-of-the-art indoor race track at Rogue Racing in Gatehouse, Aylesbury.

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Cllr Charlie Clare was out on his bike encouraging people to have their say on plans to improve the cycleway through Buckingham

Have your say on plans to extend cycleway through Buckingham

A consultation on plans to extend a cycleway so that it covers more of Buckingham is underway.

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Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits.

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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

Health
Clearning snow, what are the rules?

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your paths and driveways? Expert advice

Despite snow falling on most of the region, many residents are still nervous about clearing it for fear of getting punished.

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The AVDC Gateway building

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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VIDEO: Shooting stars due to provide one of most dazzling displays ever this week

Night-time sky-watchers willing to brave the cold can look forward to a spectacular display of shooting stars later this week.

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County eyes big tax rise in latest budget

Council tax for Oxfordshire County Council provided services could be rising by 4.99 per cent according to next year’s budget.

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Take extra care on untreated roads

Ice warning issued by Met Office for Tuesday morning as motorists warned to be prepared for big freeze

With temperatures set to plummet well below zero degrees tonight the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice for the evening and tomorrow morning.

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The AVDC Gateway building

Snow in Aylesbury Vale - council forced to reschedule and cancel some bin collections

Aylesbury Vale District Council has postponed a number of its bin collections and cancelled one following the snowy weather.

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It's a Knockout in Buckingham, for the Alec's Angels charity. MC Keith 'Cheggers' Chegwin. PNL-170513-231303009

Keith Chegwin dies aged 60 - and how he lent his support to a Buckingham charity this spring

Charismatic TV star Keith Chegwin - who supported a Buckingham charity by hosting a charity event in the spring has died aged 60.

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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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