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Farewell bid to iconic 'bubble car' trains

Local residents and train enthusiasts flocked to Princes Risborough station on Friday 19 May, to say farewell to the iconic Class 121 ‘Bubble Cars’, which after 57 years have secured a place in history as Britain’s longest serving diesel trains.

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TV show looking for Real-life Romeo and Juliets

TV show looking for Real-life Romeo and Juliets

A new TV series is looking to talk to couples whose love goes against their parents or families wishes.

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The Adventurer, The Unwinder…  five types of holidaymaker

The Adventurer, The Unwinder… five types of holidaymaker

Millions of us know exactly what we are going to do on holiday - absolutely nothing.

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Travel: A world of pure imagination

Travel: A world of pure imagination

I think Willy Wonka said it best with the words “Come with me and you’ll be in a world of pure imagination, take a look and you’ll see into your imagination.”

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Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

A family of four will cough up almost as much as the cost of a weekly food shop to visit some of the country’s leading museums, according to new research.

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The Parc du Cinquantenaire or Jubelpark in Brussels

Travel: Belgium gets ready for festivals galore

On May 26-28, Belgium's capital city will come alive with the sound of jazz. The annual Brussels Jazz Marathon sees live performances taking place at Grand Place, Sablon Square, Saint-Catherine Square, Ferdinand Cock Square and Luxembourg Square as well as in various indoor clubs and bars in the city centre. Genres including jazz, blues, funk and world are covered with free entry for visitors.

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Product warning

Children’s nightlights recalled over safety fears

A range of nightlights available in the likes of Boots, Mothercare, Tesco and Sainsbury’s have been recalled over fears that the products could overheat and pose a safety issue.

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Saunton Sands beach and Braunton Burrows.

Saunton Sands is a North Devon delight

From the moment we pulled into the North Devon hotel's reception area and were greeted by jovial doorman Neil Tynan, suitably attired in a top hat and smart tailed coat, we were made to feel at home.

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Le Sposi Bridal Wear in Wendover

Finalists announced in Vale bridal shop’s wedding dress giveaway competition

Nine finalists are in the running to win any wedding dress from a popular Aylesbury Vale bridal wear shop for free and now they need your help.

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Travel: Enjoying Barcelona on a two day break

After spending two action-packed days in Barcelona and staying at an inimitably extravagant hotel, travel writer Ruth Brindle offers her guide on what to do whether there for business, pleasure or with family…

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Valletta at sunset from the sea.

Travel: Malta joins the great Mediterranean menu

The light is dandelion yellow, I am trussed up in a net veil, and a fierce buzzing is coming from a frame covered in the busy bodies of hundreds of armoured honey bees.

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The top pet hates of parents on the schoolrun

REVEALED: The biggest pet hates of the school run

With school term just restarted, frustrations are already starting to show as parents have revealed their top school run gripes.

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Do you fancy learning how to fish?

Young disabled people given chance to learn how to fish!

Disabled young people are being given a brilliant opportunity to learn how to fish, on a six-week inclusive angling course which includes a competition and barbeque in the final week.

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Football match at Aylesbury FC as part of fundraiser for mental health charity

A charity football match and family fun day is being held in aid of mental health charity Mind.

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Could Woolworths be set to return to Aylesbury after former boss makes admission?

Could Woolworths be set to return to Aylesbury after former boss makes admission?

Retailer collapsed in 2008 after racking up debts of £400m but former boss plans to resurrect brand.

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Do you know this man? He may have vital information

Police seek witness to a violent attack on 17 year old boy at Fever Nightclub

Thames Valley Police is releasing CCTV images of a man who could have vital information relating to an ABH incident in Aylesbury.

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Aaron Kibble (left) is taking over from George Tompkins at The Kings Arms

Proper local takes over popular local after changing of the guard at Kings Arms

Regulars at The Kings Arms in Berkhamsted are going to be missing the familiar face of pub general manager, George Tompkins, who is moving to a new position within the Oakman Inns & Restaurants group.

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Choosing your best social profile pic? Ask a stranger

Choosing your best social profile pic? Ask a stranger

If you’re having difficulty choosing the most flattering pictures for your online profile - then let a stranger decide, suggests new research.

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Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

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