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Environment

New development works in harmony with nature

Kingsbrook village is being designed with a number of nature friendly features, to help nature thrive and proliferate.

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Thames Water apologise after "several hundred" houses left with no water

Thames Water apologise after "several hundred" houses left with no water

Some residents were left without water all day yesterday, 18 September.
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Britain's biggest 'fatberg' weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

Here’s why you shouldn’t put oil down the sink

Britain’s biggest ‘fatberg’ weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

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Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

The average British family is wasting over TWO kgs of food every month.

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‘Don’t use conkers’ Spider season is upon us, here’s how to keep arachnids out of your home

‘Don’t use conkers’ Spider season is upon us, here’s how to keep arachnids out of your home

A cool August has seen spiders head indoors earlier than usual this year.

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Jennifer Dubois has suffered with the problem for 20 years

Thames Water criticised over 20 year 'river of poo' saga in Wendover

A stream of human waste and sewage has made an Aylesbury woman’s garden unusable for two decades.

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A hedgehog at the St Tiggwinkles wildlife hospital in Haddenham - to find out more about the work of Tiggywinkles go to www.sttiggywinkles.org.uk

Are you housing a hedgehog? Census launched to get a clearer picture of hedgehog decline

The first ever national Hedgehog Housing Census has been launched by Hedgehog Street, a nationwide campaign set up by wildlife charities the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) and People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES), to help combat the ongoing decline in native hedgehog population numbers.

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Vickas Sharma, 29, of Charmfield Road, Aylesbury, pleaded guilty at High Wycombe Magistrates Court on 26 July 2017 to an offence of fly-tipping.

Household waste 'too smelly' to make it to the tip, leading to £2k fine after it was dumped

Vickas Sharma, 29, of Charmfield Road, Aylesbury, pleaded guilty at High Wycombe Magistrates Court on 26 July 2017 to an offence of fly-tipping.

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Tesco announces plans to scrap 5p single-use plastic bags

Shoppers at Tesco stores across Britain will no longer be able to buy 5p ‘single-use’ plastic carrier bags from the end of the month.

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Villages united in battle to stop ‘lorry menace’ ahead of key meeting on Monday

Villages are uniting against an application for a major waste processing and recycling centre near Cheddington due to the volume of HGVs they fear it will bring through their communities.

Business
Greatmoor energy to Waste

Find out how Greatmoor energy from waste plant turns your trash into power!

Ever wondered what happens to the things we throw into the bin? Buckinghamshire residents will be able to find out for themselves on 1 July when the Greatmoor Energy from Waste (EfW) facility at Woodham, near Aylesbury, opens its doors for a public open day.

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Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Hordes of pesky visitors could be invading homes this summer as freak weather conditions will mean a bumper season - for INSECTS, experts say.

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Aylesbury Vale Green Party have selected Michael Sheppard as the Green Party candidate for the Buckingham Constituency.

The Green Party select candidate to run in Buckingham constituency

Aylesbury Vale Green Party have selected Michael Sheppard as the Green Party candidate for the Buckingham Constituency.
Politics
Coral Simpson, Green Party Candidate for Aylesbury

Aylesbury Green Party announce General Election Candidate

Aylesbury Vale Green Party has chosen Coral Simpson as their candidate for the Aylesbury Constituency.
Environment
Fly tipping.  Picture: Sarah Standing

FARMING MATTERS: Cleaning up the countryside

The NFU says the government’s new Litter Strategy for England is a missed opportunity to tackle the scourge of fly-tipping as an environmental crime.

Opinion
Oakman Inns are banning straws for Earth Day

“Straws suck” owner of popular Aylesbury Vale pubs makes a statement with plastic ban

When Oakman Inns was founded 12 years ago by its CEO, Peter Borg-Neal, his vision was that he would not only create a highly-regarded, very successful business but that Oakman Inns would be a sustainable organisation that would contribute to its local community rather than exploit it.

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Fears for nesting birds as rail firm scales back bushes on Old Stoke Road

Fears for nesting birds as rail firm scales back bushes on Old Stoke Road

A wildlife photographer has been left ‘devastated’ by maintenance work which she says may have destroyed bird nests.

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Flood warnings were in operation this morning

Don't put on your wet suit just yet... River Thame flood warnings due to 'faulty gauge'

Earlier flood warnings on the River Thame have been put down to a faulty gauge.
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