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HS2: Government climb down on compulsory land purchases

The Government has backed down and confirmed that HS2 Ltd is not allowed to buy land through compulsory purchase to develop projects unrelated to the construction of the rail line.

Transport
REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

New analysis has revealed jobs in construction dominate the list of occupations most likely to have a conviction for drink and drug-driving.

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Product warning

Laptop battery packs recalled over fire hazard fears

Computer manufacturer Toshiba has recalled a range of laptop battery packs over fears that the units could overheat and potentially catch fire.

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Gawcott Solar Farm

Sports Club in Buckingham? Gawcott Fields Community Solar wants to help you!

Gawcott Fields Community Solar CIC will be launching a community grant fund in 2017, with the theme for the first year being local sports.

Business
Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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There has been a collision involving two vehicles near Haddenham

BREAKING: Emergency Services at the scene of a collision on Aylesbury Road, near Haddenham

Bucks Fire and Rescue are currently dealing with a crash.

Transport
Traffic set to get worse, according to campaigners

FEATURE: Pressure on our roads is only going to get worse, say campaigners

Questions have been raised over the effectiveness of the Aylesbury Transport Plan.

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NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry �100 Million a Year

NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

The introduction of a draconian law designed to force local and national newspapers into a system of statutory press regulation could cost the industry £100 million a year just for telling the truth, the News Media Association has said today.

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The Bell Pub, Aylesbury

Refurbished Bell pub to open 14 bedroom hotel

JD Wetherspoon is opening a 14 bedroom hotel alongside its pub, The Bell Hotel, in Market Square, Aylesbury, on Tuesday January 24.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

Offbeat
Product warning

Food processors recalled over blade danger fears

A high street retainer has recalled a range of food processors over fears that parts of the devices’ blades could detach.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

Parents are being urged to stop using a range of cots and children’s beds IMMEDIATELY - which are being linked to the sudden death of a newborn baby.

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The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Aldi

Aldi boosts wages as it looks for 4,000 new recruits

Supermarket Aldi has upped the pressure on its rivals after announcing it will increase pay to at least £8.53 an hour next month.

Business
Gone is the old style round, all gold coin and in its place will be a 12-sided, bimetallic coin with a hidden high-security feature to protect it from counterfeiting.

Five things you need to know about the new £1 coin

The Royal Mint is preparing to launch a new £1 coin, set to enter circulation in early 2017.

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AVDC Council Leader Neil Blake

Council Leader's message on new garden town status: "Lets make sure people who grow up here can afford to live here"

AVDC Council Leader Neil Blake sent out a strong message with Aylesbury being granted garden town status, saying the new status will ensure people who have grown up here will be able to afford to live in the area.
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Product warning

Batch of pork sausages ‘could cause food poisoning’ warns Food Standards Agency

Pork sausages and stuffing balls acquired by butchers from Asda and Marks and Spencer could cause food poisoning, health watchdogs have warned.

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Driving conditions set to worsen over the weekend

Dangerous black Ice and frozen fog prompts Met office weather warning

Drivers have been warned to "prepare for the worst" as a potentially-lethal mix of black ice and frozen fog hits the UK once more.
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