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PICTURE SPECIAL: Mandeville schoolgirls bounce around for 24 hours in aid of Comic Relief

Girls from Mandeville School have been raising money for Comic Relief - in an enjoyable and energetic way.

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Road rage incident in Meadowcroft

Police are appealing for information after a road rage incident in the Meadowcroft area of Aylesbury on Monday night.

Crime
The aftermath of Wednesday's attack in Westminster (photo by SWNS.com)

Westminster attack: The stories bringing the horror closer to home in our region

In the aftermath of Wednesday’s terror attack in Westminster we look at the impact it made locally across our region.

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MASKS wants to break social stigmas by education children about special needs

MASKS Charity to hold huge exhibition at the Gateway Centre to celebrate children with special needs

MASKS are hosting a huge one-day exhibition at AVDC, on Monday June 19 at the Gateway Centre where schools in Bucks will be invited to create something that would 'make a special kid smile'

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TVP have issued a statement regarding the Wesminister Terror attacks this week

Thames Valley Police release a statement about London terror attacks

While they state there is no intelligence to suggest a threat to Thames Valley areas, police urge the public to be 'alert but not alarmed'.
Crime
Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Burglary on Prothero Close off Mandeville Road - Did you see anything suspicious?

Between 8:30am and 3:30pm on Tuesday 21st March offender(s) attempted to force open the front door of a residence on Prothero Close, off Mandeville Road. Damage was caused to the door lock and frame, but no entry was gained.
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Waste dumped by John Keenan in Askett

‘Campaign of criminal fly-tipping’ lands man with bill for more than £4,000

A man has been fined more than £4,000 for a series of fly-tipping incidents across two counties, including three in Aylesbury Vale.

Crime
Aylesbury High School is one of the many schools in Buckinghamshire facing cuts

Bucks schools face "An average reduction in their budgets of 8-10% by 2020, the biggest real-terms cut in education spending in a generation"

Headteachers in Buckinghamshire schools are sending home a letter today updating parents on the 'bleak future' ahead for all local schools.

Education
Residents and staff celebrated with an entertaining puppet show

Forget Me Not residential home celebrate their GOOD Care Quality Comission report

Forget me not staff celebrated with their residents with a fun sing song and puppet show.
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Katy Roberts with the mayor of the City of Banjul

Local philanthropist Katy Roberts awarded honorary citzenship of the City of Banjul in Gambia

Former high school student Katy Roberts, 18, from Weston Turville who set up a children’s charity Child Aid Gambia  with her father Chris in 2011, has been awarded Honourary Citizenship of the City of Banjul in recognition and appreciation of her outstanding contributions to the people of Banjul and surrounding areas.

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Teenage girls taking part in the kick start event

'Girls Active' programme aims to get girls into sport

Fifteen schools across Buckinghamshire are putting teenage girls at the centre of shaping PE lessons in a bid to increase their activity levels.

Sport
Map showing future road improvements in Buckingham

Blueprint to improve transport system has been 'adopted' by Buckinghamshire County Council

The Buckingham Transport Strategy aims to make it easier for people to travel by public transport or bike, improve access to the town centre and new estates and make journey times more reliable.

Transport
New app wants to help reduce Buckinghamshire's 38,000 tonnes of annual food waste

New app wants to help reduce Buckinghamshire's 38,000 tonnes of annual food waste

In Buckinghamshire, we produce 38,000 tonnes of food waste every year. Of this, 16,000 tonnes gets collected and is recycled to produce energy and fertiliser – but that still leaves 22,000 tonnes (58%) that goes into the general waste.

Business
Doctor Ed Norris-Cervetto, a Registrar in Emergency & Prehospital Medicine at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, models the live streaming camera equipment.

South Central Ambulance Service now equipped with live streaming cameras to improve services

South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) paramedics and local hospital consultants who work on the Thames Valley Air Ambulance are now equipped with live streaming cameras when they are sent to incidents.

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Competition Winner Isla Richards, from Swanbourne

Out of this world! Isla Richards from Swanbourne wins £5k in Space Agency competition

A 16-year-old girl from Buckinghamshire has won £5,000 in a competition run by the UK Space Agency to come up with innovative ideas on how to use satellite data to improve life on Earth.

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Thames Water have been hit with a record breaking fine

COURT REPORT: 'A Failure waiting to happen' - Thames Water Utilities fined £20m for pumping 1.9 billion litres “untreated” and of 4.2 billion litres” treated and inadequately treated” “to the River Thames or its tributaries”.

The fine is the largest penalty handed down to a water utility for an environmental disaster.
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