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PICTURE SPECIAL: Visitors get creative at Bucks County Museum workshops

Two workshops allowing visitors to express their creative sides took place simultaneously at Bucks County Museum on Saturday October 14.

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Bucks Businesses debate what it takes to retain talented employees

Bucks Businesses debate what it takes to retain talented employees

Finding and keeping talented employees is a concern for any company in today’s world of work, and it’s a challenge businesses in Bucks are attempting to tackle together.

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The bomb disposal squad were called to Wing Sports and Social Club last night (Monday) after these ammunitions were brought into the car park

UPDATED: Bomb disposal unit called to Wing social club after customer arrives with munitions

The Royal Logistic Corps bomb disposal squad and Thames Valley Police were called to Wing Sports and Social Club yesterday afternoon (Monday) after a customer brought munitions into the club car park to show his friends.

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The Orchard Cup held at Chearsley - pictured top left the trophy, top right the team from Wendover in action and bottom the draw for the competition

PICTURE SPECIAL: The bells ring out for annual Bucks bell-ringing competition

Bell-ringers from across Buckinghamshire went head-to-head in the latest edition of a friendly annual ringing competition on Saturday October 14.

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Bucks Learning Trust pupil character education conference at The Learning Campus, Aston Clinton. Pupils taking part.

UPDATED WITH PICTURES: Children across Bucks learn how to be brilliant at special workshop

Children from across Buckinghamshire have learnt how to be brilliant at a workshop organised by the Bucks Learning Trust today (Monday).

Education

VIDEO: Police officers train for high-speed car chases at Silverstone

Police officers have been receiving extra lessons in high-speed car chases - by playing a PlayStation VIDEO GAME at Silverstone race track on the border of Northants and Bucks.

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VIDEO: Thames Valley Police chief issues Halloween warning

Thames Valley Police chief constable Francis Habgood urged people to consider whether they really need to phone 999 at Halloween as it is a busy time of year for emergency services.

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Live: Storm Ophelia - What next for weather system which has blighted UK and Ireland?

The latest news as Ophelia – the storm expected to bring 80mph winds to Britain and Ireland today (Monday) – was first tracked nearly 900 miles off the coast of the Azores on October 9.

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Man dies after early-morning collision between motorbike and parked car in Berryfields

A man has died after a collision between a motorcycle and a parked car in Berryfields yesterday morning (Sunday).

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Product warning

Popular children’s ball toy recalled over safety fears

A children’s toy has been recalled by Babies ‘R’ Us following fears that it could pose a choking hazard.

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When it comes to spicy food, can you handle the heat?

Morrisons launches UK’s ‘hottest’ supermarket curry but it won’t be around long

When it comes to spicy food, can you handle the heat?

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VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage released to put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers

Shocking CCTV footage has been released to help put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers as they push past in their cars and mount pavements to avoid bin lorries.

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"Hangover-free" prosecco is on sale in Lidl

Lidl launch ‘hangover-free’ prosecco

If you’re prone to hangover hell every time the bubbly is popped Lidl have answered your prayers with a prosecco that’s allegedly hangover free.

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The flu jab

It’s official - ‘man flu’ does exist, finds study

It’s official ... ‘man flu’ DOES exist - because men are more likely to call in sick with a cold than women are, according to new research.

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Fizzy drinks linked to liver disease in children

Fizzy drinks damaging kids’ livers

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, cakes, biscuits and ice cream is fuelling a potentially fatal liver disease in children, according to new research.

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Farmer Isobel Bowden

FARMING MATTERS: Dog owners urged to put pets on a lead around livestock

Many dog owners will be out walking their dogs this month appreciating the beautiful autumn colours.

Opinion
Vale Lottery prize draw winner Joanne Kerr (left) with councillor Janet Blake

Bierton mum celebrates winning bike voucher as part of Vale Lottery

A mum from Bierton has won a £500 bike voucher after winning the latest Vale Lottery prize draw.

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Oakman staff in action

Popular pub-restaurant chain Oakman Inns announces buoyant trading

Oakman Inns & Restaurants which operate venues across Northants, Bucks, Beds, Herts, Oxon, Warwikshire and beyond has announced that trading over the first half of financial year 2017/18 has been buoyant.

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An Amazon Alexa device

Aylesbury Vale residents can now access council information via Amazon’s Alexa service

Aylesbury Vale District Council has made a significant step forward as it claims to be the first local authority in the country to launch a skill for Amazon’s voice-controlled Alexa service.

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