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Chearsley Village Classic and Vintage Fun Day

Classic cars and live music

More than 150 vintage vehicles plus several live bands throughout the afternoon promise to make a village fun day a classic day of enjoyment for all the family.

Secretary of State Greg Clark

STOP! Drama at council meeting as minister steps in at last minute to delay housing plans

A shock intervention by the Secretary of State during a council planning meeting was billed a triumph for Buckingham’s imminent neighbourhood plan.

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Michael, Major and Julia Howe pictured with the old-style vans

Chippy vans celebrate 85 years loyal service

A firm which has been delivering mobile fish and chips since the 1930s is celebrating its 85th birthday.

Reports claim that more than 20,000 police jobs could be slashed as a result of fresh spending cuts. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Police concerned about impact of spending cuts

Thames Valley Police say it is concerned about reports that more than 20,000 police posts could be lost and warn it would have an impact on the service it currently provides.

The scene in Wycliffe End, Aylesbury following a fear for welfare incident

UPDATE: Police descend on Aylesbury’s Enid Blyton House - man arrested video

A police opperation in Wycliffe End Aylesbury has come to a safe conclusion.

Road closures

‘Zero tolerance’ on trouble at Foo Fighters gig as council announce road closures

Councillors have warned there will be “zero tolerance” to any trouble at the Foo Fighters concert this weekend.

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Man charged after motorist allegedly exposes himself to jogger

A man has been charged with exposure after an incident in Stoke Mandeville.

Kevin Davis

Tory-led councils urged to find homes for Syrian refugees

Leaders of Tory-led councils have been implored to put up Syrian refugees for a year in their towns and villages.

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Man charged with Southcourt attempted murder

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a woman was assaulted in Southcourt.

Ehtaz Ahmed

Could wanted man last seen in Milton Keynes be in Aylesbury?

Police are appealing for help to trace a man wanted on recall to prison.

Channel 5 wants Horror Homes to feature in series 2 of its hit TV show

Could your Horror Home feature in new series of hit Channel 5 TV show?

Do you, or anyone you know, have a ‘Horror Home’? If so Channel 5 want to hear from you about featuring in the next series of a TV hit show.

Reports claim that more than 20,000 police jobs could be slashed as a result of fresh spending cuts. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

‘22,000 police jobs could be axed’ due to spending cuts

More than 20,000 police jobs could be slashed as a result of fresh spending cuts, reports claim.

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Sainsbury's has recalled its own-brand Bran Flakes

WARNING: Sainsbury’s recalls cereal boxes which could contain pieces of plastic

A supermarket giant has recalled a batch of cereal which it fears could contain small pieces of plastic.

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Latest weather news with MetDesk in Wendover

Weather Watch: Summer drier and cooler than normal

With the meteorological summer of 2015 now over, the final summer statistics are in.

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Gayle riding Athena as part of the campaign

Modern-day Lady Godivas strip off to highlight road safety around horses

Like modern-day Lady Godivas, three plucky horse riders have stripped down to their bra and knickers – to prove a point about road safety.

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Archive shot of Aylesbury Kebab and Burger House in Buckingham Street

Kebab shop next to Sainsbury’s fighting ‘poor’ hygiene rating

A kebab shop which has been told to make urgent improvements to its hygiene levels is appealing against a ‘poor’ rating.

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Felicity and Harry Hewitt

UPDATE: Pupils to receive support following tragic deaths of schoolfriends Harry and Felicity Hewitt

Shocked students at Aylesbury grammar schools are to be offered counselling following the tragic deaths of their friends Harry and Felicity Hewitt.

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Last year's heritage flame lighting ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium ahead of the Sochi Winter Paralympic Games

One year until flame lighting ceremony

Details of a ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium to mark the lighting of a specially-created Heritage Flame ahead of next year’s Paralympic Games have been announced.

John Rooney

UPDATED: Man arrested after absconding from prison

Police in south Manchester have arrested a 47-year-old man for escaping from lawful custody.

Flooding in the Willows, February 2014

Flooding inquiry calls for evidence

An inquiry into the response to flooding that hit Aylesbury during February 2014 is calling upon residents to give evidence.

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Stinky canal mystery is solved

Mystery surrounding overflowing hazardous human waste on Grand Union Canal is solved

A stinky mystery has been solved by users of the Grand Union Canal worried about ‘hazardous human waste’.

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The Waddesdon crossroads

Three injured in crash at Waddesdon crossroads

Three people have been injured after a two-car crash at the A41 Waddesdon crossroads this morning (Tuesday).

Aylesbury's Proms in the Park, held in Vale Park - pictured is soloist Alison Langer

Picture Special: Proms in the Park

The weekend of free music in Vale Park continued on Sunday evening with Proms in the Park.

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The Dinton Fete dog fancy dress competition. Winner Nero.

Picture special: Dogs hit the catwalk for fancy dress competition

Cute canines dressed-up as cars, flowers and even ‘the Bucks Beast’ as part of a bank holiday fashion competition.

Live in the Park, Aylesbury

Picture Special: Live in the Park

Vale Park was alive with the sound of music at the weekend, and it was all free.

Richard Smith died in the Shoreham Air Disaster on August 22

Shoreham air disaster claims life of former Aylesbury Grammar School boy Richard Smith

A former Aylesbury Grammar School pupil died in the Shoreham air disaster, Sussex Police have confirmed.

Steve Christie, boss of EcoSmart Buildings

Steve’s passive interest in eco-homes after being made redundant from ‘soul destroying’ spread sheets job

A man who was made redundant from a ‘soul-destroying’ job filling in spread sheets has started a new business constructing eco-friendly garden buildings.

Exchange Street car park

Car park price hike kicks in today

Big rises in car parking charges in Aylesbury come into effect today (Tuesday, September 1).

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The Buckinghamshire Railway Centre in Quainton

£50,000 grant will keep railway centre plans on the right track

Plans to restore a collection of historically-significant buildings at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre are a step closer thanks to a £50,000 grant from funding body WREN.

Stuart Irwin

Meet our most inspirational men!

There are plenty of inspirational guys out there, but these two active men who set themselves tough fitness goals and won have been singled out for praise.

Blood sugar test for diabetes

Millons at high risk of Type 2 diabetes says new report

New figures estimate that nearly one million people are at risk of Type 2 diabetes in the South East alone.

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Should schools be fined over GCSEs?

Schools ‘should be fined’ if pupils fail to meet key GCSE targets

Secondary schools should face fines if students fail to achieve at least a C at GCSE in English and maths, a think tank has said.

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Huge house spider

Huge and horny: Giant spiders are creeping into homes in search of a mate

Huge numbers of giant spiders are creeping into homes across the county in search of a mate.

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A venue near you could host Dippy should they have a big enough room

World famous dinosaur could be coming to a venue near you

The Natural History Museum has announced plans to send its famous Diplodocus, Dippy, on tour around the UK and any venue with a room big enough to house the huge skeletal remains can apply to host it.

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E-cigarettes are less harmful than tobacco and more helpful in quitting smoking says a new report

E-cigarettes are “95% less harmful than smoking” says report

A new report claims that e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful to health than tobacco and have the potential to help smokers quit smoking.

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Men in Sheds: Chris Wheatley, Glynn Pearson and Adrian Shepherd

Jobless Glynn found ‘life-saver’ in the shed

A former lorry driver forced to give up his job due to a back injury has told how Aylesbury’s Men in Sheds group proved a ‘life-saver’ after a decade of being unemployed.

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Fun day raises funds for horse sanctuary

A group of young people held a fun day at the Horse Trust, near Princes Risborough, on Friday, raising £243.87 for the horse sanctuary.

Bucks Herald nostalgia - photo of the Royal Association of Buffaloes outside of The Star Hotel in Aylesbury ahead of the group's outing to Chessington Zoo PNL-150825-154512001

Reader’s nostalgia: Getting ready for day trip

Following on from last week’s nostalgia about the Star Hotel in Aylesbury reader Mike Allen from Meadowcroft sent us this photo of the Royal Association of Buffaloes group outside The Star Hotel ahead of an outing to Chessington Zoo.

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Rebecca Lake at the top of the Empire State Building with her parents

Brave Rebecca gets star treatment in New York

A teenager fashion fan who is battling cancer received the ultimate treat – a shopping and sightseeing trip to New York City.

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Celebrating 30 years of caring for people with life-limiting illnesses

Rennie Grove Hospice Care is a local charity providing palliative care for patients diagnosed with cancer or another life-limiting illness.

Sarah McCready, left, and  Linda Oatley PNL-150820-163749001

Miles of support for MS charity

Walk a mile and show support for a charity that helps people with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Vron Corben of Winslow in Bloom, centre, with Sharon Stevens, left, and Sue Farrington Smith of Brain Tumour Research

Winslow in Bloom donates to local charity

This year’s Winslow in Bloom event on June 14 raised over £1,500 for local charities.

Presentation of a mobile kitchen to the Buckinghamshire W.V.S. (Womens Voluntary Services) on 16 May 1942

Back in Time: Mobile kitchen fed children during war

On May 16, 1942 the Buckinghamshire WVS (Women’s Voluntary Services) was presented with a mobile kitchen.

Toyah Wilcox

It’s here! Weekend of free live music in Vale Park

Vale Park will be hosting two great days of live music with something to suit everyone.

Cannabis

Cannabis factory discovered and plants seized

More than 30 cannabis plants have been seized from a house in Princes Risborough.

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Extra train carriages and staff for crowds leaving Foo Fighters gig

Music fans are being warned not to get left behind after the Foo Fighters concerts at the National Bowl in Milton Keynes next weekend.

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Bucks County Show 2015. Bolddog Lings motorcycle display. PNL-150827-183015009

County Show: Picture and video special

Buckinghamshire’s rural heritage was celebrated in all its glory at the annual county show despite a few drops of rain.

NFU chairman, Meurig Raymond

County Show: ‘Something is wrong when a bottle of water costs more than four pints of milk’

For the first time in decades a president of the National Farmers Union attended Bucks County Show.

Bucks County Show 2015. Celebrity farmer, Adam Henson. PNL-150827-182428009

County Show: Britain’s most famous farmer?

Countryfile’s popular resident farmer and presenter Adam Henson proved a hit with visitors to the county show.

Bucks County Show 2015. The Old Berkeley Beagles.

County Show: ‘No trouble’, says anti-fox hunting campaigner

Katie Angus, an anti-fox hunting campaigner who had somewhat controversially been given a stand at the show, said there was ‘no trouble’ as a result of her appearance.

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