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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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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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The A421 pothole, before and after repair

'Dangerous' pothole on A421 repaired in two hours

A ‘treacherous’ pothole in Buckingham ‘practically disintegrated’ overnight, prompting the town’s internet users to spring into action.

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Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed officers on trains across the UK may become a more common sight, following an announcement by British Transport Police.

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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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Watford Tunnel approach completed work

£4m rail upgrade after landslide on West Coast main line

Rail bosses have completed a £4million upgrade which was made following last year’s landslide at Kings Langley.

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BREAKING NEWS: Emergency services at scene of crash involving aircraft and helicopter near Aylesbury

Emergency services are at the scene of an air accident involving an aircraft and a helicopter near Aylesbury.
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A woman had to be rescued from her car following a collision in Bicester. PNL-171026-144434001

Driver cut from car after collision in Bicester town centre

A driver had to be rescued from her car following a collision this morning, Thursday.

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VIDEO: Top LA directors create new campaign to show dangers of driving with a mobile phone

The directors behind the video for Pharrell Williams’s hit song Happy have teamed up with THINK! for its latest road safety campaign, aimed at cutting the numbers of people killed or injured by drivers using mobile phones.

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Inspector Simon Hills of the Joint Roads Policing Unit. Photo: Thames Valley Police NNL-171018-104427001

Uninsured vehicles campaign heralded by police

A pioneering operation targeting uninsured vehicles was heralded by the police as 80 per cent of those vehicles have now been insured.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage released to put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers

Shocking CCTV footage has been released to help put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers as they push past in their cars and mount pavements to avoid bin lorries.

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HS2 artist's impression

South Northamptonshire village residents attend HS2 information event to express their concerns

South Northamptonshire residents' dislike and disapproval of the HS2 project were reiterated at a community information event held at Sulgrave Manor on Thursday evening.

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VIDEO: Chilling footage showing moment child’s buggy rolls into the path of freight train released as warning to parents

This is the shocking moment a thankfully empty child’s buggy was ripped apart when it rolled across a railway platform and into the path of an oncoming train as footage is released to serve as a warning to parents.

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Look out for stunning meteor showers this month

October meteor showers and when you can watch them

Stargazers are in for a treat next month as two meteor showers are set to light up the night sky this October, with the first due this week.

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Lanes closed on M40 in Oxfordshire after accident

Drivers using the M40 in Oxfordshire are being advised to check conditions before travelling today, Thursday, while urgent repair work is carried out to the central reservation safety barrier.

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Bicester Village Station. PNL-151027-162129009

Judges choo-choose Bicester Village as Britain’s best small train station

Bicester Village Station has won a national award for setting a high standard.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

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The court heard how the victim suffered "life-changing" injuries in the crash.

Elderly Northamptonshire bell-ringer left with "truly devastating injuries" in crash with lorry driver

A lorry driver has been jailed for dangerous driving after causing "life-changing" injuries to an elderly bell ringer, a Northampton court heard.
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