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A413 MISCONDUCT HEARING: Officer takes the stand in fatal crash misconduct hearing

An officer who faces a gross misconduct hearing over the events leading up to a fatal collison on the A413 gave evidence in his defence today.

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LATEST INCIDENTS: A list of incidents caused by Storm Doris in Aylesbury Vale and a warning from transport chiefs

LATEST INCIDENTS: A list of incidents caused by Storm Doris in Aylesbury Vale and a warning from transport chiefs

As Storm Doris sends strong winds across Buckinghamshire, Transport for Buckinghamshire (TfB) is receiving hundreds of calls from the public reporting trees and debris in the roads.

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It’s Doris Day! Strong winds from Storm Doris sweep through the Aylesbury Vale

It’s Doris Day! Strong winds from Storm Doris sweep through the Aylesbury Vale

Strong winds reaching up to 65mph have been sweeping through the Aylesbury Vale today, in the wake of Storm Doris.

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STORM DORIS: London Midland advising people not to travel

Due to Storm Doris London Midland is advising rail users not to travel today.

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WATCH: Storm Doris round-up: How it is affecting your county

From road closures and damage being caused by the high winds, here is a comprehensive round-up of incidents affecting Northants, Milton Keynes, Bucks, Beds, Herts, Warwickshire and Oxfordshire.

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STORM DORIS: Police issue advice for residents as storm batters Aylesbury Vale

STORM DORIS: Police issue advice for residents as storm batters Aylesbury Vale

With Storm Doris moving across Aylesbury Vale, Thames Valley Police says it is experiencing a higher than usual number of calls.

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Woman sexually assaulted during afternoon walk in Fairford Leys

A woman was sexually assaulted as she walked in Fairford Leys yesterday afternoon - and police want to catch the culprits.

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Full speed ahead - Queen approves Government’s HS2 plans

HS2 - which will cut through parts of Aylesbury Vale and the Chilterns - took a major step forward today as The Queen gave the controversial plan her Royal Assent.

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Fire caused by a faulty tumble dryer.

ALERT: Aylesbury Vale residents urged to unplug EXPLODING tumble dryers

Residents across Aylesbury Vale are being urged to unplug a range of faulty tumble dryers - after some of them started to EXPLODE.

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Pupils from Ashmead School in Aylesbury pictured by the new design outside their school entrance

Aylesbury school marks 40th anniversary with help from Thame artist

An artist from Thame has helped an Aylesbury primary school mark its 40th year.

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Investigation opened after a fatal collision

A413 MISCONDUCT INQUIRY: Officer chuckled when fire fighter asked about ordering gritter for icy road hearing told

Three police officers left a dangerously icy road where a car had crashed and drove away just minutes before two other drivers were killed at the same spot, a misconduct hearing was told today (Wed).

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Freight consultation taking place, organised by BCC

Special summit to address freight impact fears

Minimising the impact of freight travelling through Buckinghamshire was the subject of a special summit which brought together community leaders from across the county on February 13

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Storm Doris to bring 80mph winds and heavy rain

Storm Doris to bring 80mph winds and heavy rain

The UK is set to shiver and get soaked, as Storm Doris hits the country on Thursday.

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It’s a student takeover! Holiday Inn Aylesbury to be run by college course learners for the day

Aylesbury College students are gearing up to ‘take over’ the Holiday Inn Aylesbury.

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File photo dated 24/05/10 of students sitting an exam as teenagers' speaking and listening abilities will no longer count towards their final GCSE English grades, despite widespread opposition to the move. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday August 29, 2013. England's exams regulator Ofqual has confirmed it is pushing ahead with plans to strip the key skills out of the qualifications amid concerns that assessments, which are carried out by teachers, are not being conducted and marked consistently across all schools. Chief regulator Glenys Stacey admitted that the decision would be "unpopular" with many teachers, but insisted it was necessary because the current system is unfair. See PA story EDUCATION English. Photo credit should read: Ben Birchall/PA Wire ENGEMN00120130829142758

WATCH: Folks who swapped their careers for teaching encourage others to do the same as recruitment drive launched

A recruitment drive has been launched to find more teachers – just weeks after unions claimed the number of teachers in Buckinghamshire could fall.

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Cat rescued from loft of bungalow

Firefighters rescued a cat from the loft of a bungalow in Princes Risborough last night (Tuesday) after it was trapped following some building work.

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Watermead duck injured by hook and RSPCA issues warning to fishermen over litter

Watermead duck injured by hook and RSPCA issues warning to fishermen over litter

An unlucky duck had to be rescued after she got a hook stuck in her beak - and the RSPCA has issued a warning to fishermen about the dangers of leaving litter.

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The t-shirt has now been pulled from sale.

Petition launched to return “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt to Primark stores after complaint sparks ban

A petition has been launched to return a “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt to Primark stores after a Methodist minister’s complaint saw the garment pulled from shelves.

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From years of torture as a child slave to an Aylesbury escape - John’s story is inspirational

From years of torture as a child slave to an Aylesbury escape - John’s story is inspirational

John Blake, 84, was a victim of horrific child slavery during the 1950s, after his family left him at seven-and-a half years old to work for another family in Jamaica.

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Investigation opened after a fatal collision

Latest: Police officers appear before gross misconduct panel over fatal crash on A413

Three police officers accused of gross misconduct are appearing before a hearing panel this week.

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