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New group will help high-tech businesses

A new company has been formed to support the high-tech activity within a one-hour radius of Silverstone Circuit.

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All eyes on Buckingham for a rather early pancake race!

All eyes on Buckingham for a rather early pancake race!

The town crier welcomed all to the Buckingham Pancake Race this week.

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NHS IN CRISIS: GP numbers in England heading for a ‘cliff edge’

NHS IN CRISIS: GP numbers in England heading for a ‘cliff edge’

GP numbers are heading for a ‘cliff edge’ as almost 40 per cent approach retirement in the next few years, it has been warned.

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FARMING MATTERS: Sweet future for sugar beet growers

Sugar is not the first thing that comes to mind when people talk about farming. More usually we think of cattle and sheep and if considering arable crops, wheat and barley.

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Tories plot to unseat John Bercow, while other parties rally

Karl McCartney, the Conservative MP for Lincoln, has written to every single MP in the House of Commons in a bid to unseat John Bercow after he took on Donald Trump last week.

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This is what a collision of galaxies looks like. (Photo: NASA)

Explore the secrets of the solar system at Green Dragon eco farm next month

Spend an evening studying the skies above Green Dragon eco farm with the help of local enthusiasts and hear about our solar system, both fact and fiction! This fun event provides a beginner’s guide to astronomy led by local enthusiasts from UK Astronomy, based in Aylesbury. As there is very little light pollution in the skies above Green Dragon, the site is an ideal spot from which to observe our solar system. Using telescopes and the naked eye, visitors will learn about the main stars and constellations, what they represent and the myths and legends associated, and take a closer look at the Full March Moon.

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NHS IN CRISIS: Health service must not rely on ‘nursing on the cheap’

The NHS must not be forced to rely on ‘nursing on the cheap’ as vacancies of fully-qualified staff mount and trainees on cheaper and quicker courses are brought in, the Royal College of Nursing has warned.

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Guard of honour for D-Day hero Denis Cruse

An Ex Rifle Brigade soldier who won the The Légion d’Honneur for bravery after landing at Normandy on D-Day was given a moving guard of honour at his funeral service this week.

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This week’s weather watch column: “Fairly benign February gloom”

Here in the UK, we are just emerging from a notably cold spell, which saw easterly winds drag bitter continental air across our shores, bringing outbreaks of sleet and snow amid the fairly benign February gloom. In stark contrast, the southern hemisphere summer has been bringing scorching heat to parts of Australia, with records being broken in recent days.

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Firefighters were called to a blaze at a waste plant this morning

Here’s a round up of Aylesbury Vale fire service calls outs from Wednesday (Feb 15)

Seen a fire engine with blue lights flashing over the last couple of days? Chances are it was heading to one of these incidents...

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The Red Shoes at Milton Keynes Theatre

If you love ballet, don’t miss this show

The Red Shoes: Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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Could you help raise funds for people with a terminal illness?

Everyone Active celebrates 30th nationwide Swimathon by encouraging people to swim for Marie Curie

Keen swimmer? Could you help Marie Curie raise funds for people with terminal illnesses? Read on....

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Consultation begins on Buckinghamshire's first satellite school

Consultation begins on Buckinghamshire's first satellite school

Consultation has started on proposals for Buckinghamshire's first satellite school based at the former Quarrendon School site in Aylesbury

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Aylesbury Hundreds Rotarians raise more than £1,000 at sponsored keep fit event

Aylesbury Hundreds Rotarians raise more than £1,000 at sponsored keep fit event

Keeping fit and raising money for charity was the aim of the game at Weston Turville Village Hall this week.

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Job seeker numbers highest since March 2015

Buckinghamshire benefit claimant numbers 'highest since March 2015'

A report from Buckingham Business First has revealed The number of out of work Buckinghamshire residents claiming either Job Seekers’ Allowance or Universal Credit rose by 195 in January to reach 2,820, the highest total since March 2015.

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Midcounties cooperative have donated 750 pounds to various groups

The Midcounties Co-operative donates £750 to Aylesbury community groups

Three children’s groups in Aylesbury have bought new equipment for active and creative kids, after being presented with grants totalling £750 by The Midcounties Co-operative.

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Brendan Cole in his new show

Interview: Brendan Cole bringing Strictly magic to Aylesbury

You might think that after finishing a long series of a popular Saturday night show Brendan Cole may want to step back, but he is one to persevere.
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