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Aylesbury Vale Community Chest comes to an end after giving £5m of grants over ten years

The ten years of the Aylesbury Vale Community Chest fund have now come to and end. Over the last decade this project, run by Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) and the Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust, has provided just under 800 grants to voluntary and community groups across Aylesbury Vale, totalling close to £5 million.
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Primark recalls kids’ clothing over choking fears

Primark recalls kids’ clothing over choking fears

Clothing giant Primark has recalled a line of children’s clothing over safety fears.

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Owning a car and carrying cash joining things like Yellow Pages and fax machines on list of  increasingly absurd things in modern life

Owning a car and carrying cash ‘increasingly absurd’ in modern life

Owning a car is bcoming ‘increasingly absurd’ as it carrying cash, according to new research.

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Baby teething necklaces recalled due to choke hazard

Amber necklaces and bracelets, wooden teething rattles and teething clips have been recalled after Trading Standards test results revealed them to be a choking hazard.

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Nearly a third of us wont see mums for Mothering Sunday

Nearly a third of us won’t see mums for Mothering Sunday

Nearly a third of all Brits will not see their mums this Mothering Sunday and almost half will not even send a card, according to a poll.

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Are you smarter than an 11 year old? Find out by taking the tes

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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AVDC leader Neil Blake

Works begins at 'The Exchange'

A sod cutting ceremony has marked the start of the works taking place at Aylesbury town centre’s new development, The Exchange, this morning.

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David Caroll, Bucks County Council

Select Committee investigates healthier options for parents and carers on their commute to school

A call to strengthen efforts to change the way children travel to and from school has come from County Councillors on Buckinghamshire's Transport, Environment and Communities Select Committee today (Tuesday March 21).

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Works begin at 'The Exchange'

Works begin at 'The Exchange'

A sod cutting ceremony has marked the start of the works taking place at Aylesbury town centre’s new development, The Exchange, this morning.

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WATCH: Radio controlled cars tow full size Toyota Hilux in Bicester

These powerful remote controlled cars have shown that size does not always matter by pulling along a huge 4x4 off-road pickup truck in a PR stunt in Bicester.

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Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

The average Brit spends over £1,000 on new clothes every year, shops for new gear every two months - but leaves a third of it hanging in the wardrobe, according to new research.

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Dog owners given new guidelines on what to do with countryside poo

Dog owners given new guidelines on what to do with countryside poo

The Forestry Commission is urging dog walkers to change their method of dealing with poo in the countryside.

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Product recall

Children’s toy recalled over safety fears

Smyths Toys Stores has recalled a popular product amid safety fears.

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Simple trick that can slash your SKY TV bill

Simple trick that can slash your SKY TV bill

Want to save £139 a year on your Sky TV subscription with a single click of a button?

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And the research shows it is women who suffer more stress than men in their lives.

Revealed: Which sex gets more stressed over “every key life event”

New research has determined which sex gets more stressed over “every key life event” - from losing their smartphone to Brexit.

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A new Dawn for the action RPG genre

Console Corner: Horizon Zero Dawn review

New Dawn for the action RPG.

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Miller and Carter is reopening

Miller & Carter Steakhouse reopens after extensive refurbishment

The steakhouse is due to open towards the end of April 2017 following an extensive refurbishment, which commenced on 16th November 2016.
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Historic photo of the Stoke Mandeville Games

Genesis of the Paralympics games to be conserved after £200k grant from the Wellcome Trust

Historic archives and artefacts dating back to the very origins of the Paralympic movement will be catalogued and conserved by the Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies, it was revealed today.
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Toys R Us recalls childrens rattle over choking fears

Toys R Us recalls children’s rattle over choking fears

Children’s retailer Toys R Us has recalled a product over fears that children could choke on its parts.

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Legendary TV dating show makes its return to our screens this year and the production company behind it is looking for singletons to take part.

New series of Blind Date looking for singletons in Aylesbury Vale

Legendary TV dating show makes its return to our screens this year and the production company behind it is looking for Aylesbury Vale singletons to take part.

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