Farmers have been encouraged for years to diversify in order to make ends meet. For a long time the ideas were pretty standard - opening up your home to B&B guests, DIY liveries for horse owners, creating a space for a few touring caravans, opening a farm shop or converting buildings into units.
The thought of losing a pet is heartbreaking for any owner.
German car manufacturer Volkswagen is to spend up to $15 billion (£11.3bn) to settle consumer lawsuits in the US after it admitted cheating on emissions tests.
Annual house price growth will rapidly slow down across major cities in the UK as the EU referendum impacts on the property market, a report has predicted.
A woman from Milton Keynes, with help from her Aylesbury solicitor, has succeeded in overturning a punitive fine imposed by a private parking firm, in a case which is bound to have implications for tenants of leasehold flats.
A seven-year-old boy from Aylesbury had the surprise of his life when he got home from school one day.
Identity scammers are using fake mailboxes to “harvest” householders’ mail and then using the stolen details to gain credit.
Today marks the 100-year anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest actions in history. The Somme offensive has become synonymous with the futility of war.
The streets around Aylesbury have been seeing lots of activity as participants prepare for the Midnight Walk on Saturday, July 9.
Organisers of a flame-lighting ceremony in Stoke Mandeville ahead of this year’s Paralympic Games are searching for performers to take part.
A week of sports and fitness activities took place at Bierton Combined School as part of National School Sports Week.
The Roald Dahl Festival on July 2 is just a few days away.
Staff and pupils at Amersham School have been fundraising during Wig Wednesday and The Big Buzz to raise funds for CLIC Sargent, the charity supporting children and young people with cancer.
Watermead Parish Council say they will continue fighting the building of a crematorium in the village.
Community work in light of the Brexit vote has been ramped up for what Bucks County Councillor Raj Khan describes as ‘fearful times’ ahead.
Just under 2,000 people took part in this year’s Tour de
Vale – a record number of
A five-uear-old girl from Aylesbury managed to walk almost 27,000 steps - around nine miles - in a fundraiser to help disadvantaged children.
Boris Johnson today sensationally ruled himself out of the race to become the next Prime Minister.
A man has been sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment for 18 sexual offences against children in Aylesbury and other locations across the south.
The results are in! Wendover’s Prince of India restaurant is officially your Curry House of the Year 2016.
A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a Mercedes van carrying gas cylinders caught fire.
One of IKEA’s most popular cabinets will not be recalled in the UK and Ireland despite being involved in the deaths of three toddlers in the USA.
The traffic lights on the A413 Buckingham Road at Watermead are working again after an accident this morning (Wednesday).
Marks and Spencer has been forced to take thousands of one of their food hall products off their shelves because of a potential health risk.
Two sisters from Aylesbury are opening their dream bridal shop in Wendover this weekend.
Since Britain voted to leave the EU last week, questions have been asked as to what the decision actually means for us.
A leading UK health charity has welcomed news that a vaccine against the potentially deadly meningitis is again available on the high street.
A Lib Dem councillor is mounting a challenge after being told he is not allowed to speak at the House of Lords select committee hearings into HS2.
There was heavy rush-hour traffic due to the closure of the A41 Aston Clinton Bypass after a van carrying gas cylinders caught fire.
As hysteria continues over Brexit, a leading law firm has warned businesses about hefty penalties they will face for employing illegal migrants when new legislation begins next month.
Third of workers believe they’re the office equivalent of Jamie Vardy a new study has revealed.
Police are investigating after an exposure in Bishopstone.
Cack-handed drinkers prone to spilling their pints need fear no more as lager scientists have developed an ‘un-tippable’ glass.
Shameless Brits openly belch, talk with their mouths full and pick food from their teeth during meal times, according to a new survey.
A survey conducted by a cat rescue charity has asked whether there are too many cats in Britain - and found that 92 per cent of respondents want tougher rules to control of cat numbers.
County chief Martin Tett is celebrating this morning after Britain’s Brexit vote.
Aylesbury MP and Minister for Europe David Lidington is currently in Luxembourg having crisis talks with leaders of the 27 EU nations.
A brand new website which celebrates the early history of music in Aylesbury has been launched.
All the time I have known my husband he has been a beef farmer, but his childhood was very different as his father was a dairy farmer and life revolved around the twice daily milking of the cows in the parlour. This had to be done whatever the weather, whatever the day, and however the farmer and herdsman were feeling.
More than one in 10 pregnant women admit to being smokers at the time of giving birth, new government statistics show.
Nearly a quarter of a million dogs show aggression towards people every week, according to a new study.
It’s no secret that our pets - dogs in particular - like to eat things they shouldn’t but a new study has revealed the weird and wonderful selection of things they like to get their teeth into - everything from rocks to kebab skewers.
District council leader Neil Blake says that while he voted Remain, he is confident that Britain will come back from Brexit uncertainty.
A petition calling for a second EU referendum is proving so popular the website keeps crashing.
What were the main issues that swayed you to either vote to stay in the EU or vote leave?
The district and county council’s independent group spokesman says that Brexit is great news.
As the nation starts to take in the dramatic events overnight and this morning, we look at happens now that Britain has voted for Brexit.
Who will take over from David Cameron as the nation’s PM?
District council Labour leader Robin Stuchbury says that everyone must work together to find a new way after Brexit.
Britain has voted to leave the EU but how did we and our neighbours vote for the momumental decision?