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Improvements at surgery praised

A GPs which was previously ‘putting patients at risk’ has now been graded as ‘good’ by a health watchdog.

Randolph Waddingham

Tribute to ‘colourful’ Waddy

Tributes have been paid to the former owner of a used car dealership in Aylesbury, who has died aged 62.

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Age UK celebrates its 70th birthday, at Quarrendon Community Centre - Sir Henry Aubrey Fletcher cuts the cake, watched by Giulia Johnson - Age UK chief executive

Charity marks 70 years of helping the elderly in Bucks

A charity that helps older people across Bucks has celebrated its 70th birthday with an open day.

Vulcan flying over Gaydon in Warwickshire. By Mike Baker.

VIDEO: Vulcan XH558 display ahead of farewell flight tour

A celebratory national tour of the world’s last flying Vulcan XH558 will take place across the country this weekend.


New Hampden Fields masterplan showing southern link road

Public meeting to be held over Hampden Fields development

A public meeting over the Hampden Fields development is being held on Thursday at Weston Turville Village Hall.

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�93,000 worth of Tesco garlic bread has been removed from shelves

£93,000 worth of Tesco garlic bread removed from sale after Trading Standards discovery

Nearly 70,000 packets of garlic bread slices worth £93,000 have been pulled from Tesco shelves in the UK after an investigation found some were underweight.


Aylesbury prison in Bierton Road

UPDATED: Aylesbury has a ‘dire, dangerous and disastrous prison’

Aylesbury’s young offenders’ prison is violent and unsafe, with long periods of lock-up and inactivity causing inmates to become frustrated and aggressive, according to a damning report.


Ben Roberts, who was tragically killed in Weston Turville when he was hit by a car

Family’s tribute to Ben Roberts who was ‘the perfect friend, perfect brother and perfect son’

The family of 16-year-old Ben Roberts, who tragically died in a car accident in Weston Turville, have paid tribute to their ‘perfect friend, perfect brother and perfect son’.

The EDL during their last visit to Aylesbury in 2010

Route announced for Saturday’s EDL demonstration

A route has been set for Saturday’s English Defence League demonstration in Aylesbury town centre.


The Sir Thomas Fremantle School at Winslow

Keen rugby player Jeremy Tombs, 13, named as victim of Whitchurch crash

A teenage rugby player who had a ‘cheeky sense of humour’ has been named as the victim of Sunday’s A413 crash.

Rare Amur tiger cubs havee been born at Woburn Safari Park

VIDEO: Rare Amur tiger cubs born at safari park video

A pair of new arrivals has been welcomed at nearby Woburn Safari Park in Bedfordshire with the once in a generation birth of two critically endangered Amur tiger cubs.

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5p carrier bag charge law comes into force today: are you happy to pay?

A 5p charge for single-use plastic bags takes effect in England today (Monday) in an effort to spare the environment from the billions handed out by UK supermarkets every year.


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Man charged for alleged harassment over two months across Aylesbury

A man has been charged with allegedly harrassing another man over a two month period.

ONe person has been serious hurt in Ampthill crash.

13-year-old boy dies in car crash near Whitchurch

A 13-year-old boy died in a two car crash on the A413 near Whitchurch which closed roads for more than three hours.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Cyclist racially abused family near car park

A woman cyclist racially abused a family near to the Friarscroft car park, police have said.

A 16 year old has died after being hit by a car near Aylesbury Rugby Club

Teenager dies after being hit by car near rugby club

A 16-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car near to Aylesbury Rugby Club in Weston Turville.

.From left, Cllr Ian Reay, Head Brewer Tom Jenkinson, Les Mosco Trustee of The Chiltern Society and Brewery Director George Jenkinson

Raising a glass to 50 years of protecting the Chiltern Hills

The Chiltern Brewery has launched a special draught ale to celebrate 50 years of helping to protect the tranquil landscape of the beautiful Chiltern Hills.

The new Consumer Rights Act gives more guarantees to shoppers. Image: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Shoppers know your rights: 30-day refund becomes law and includes digital purchases

The biggest shake-up of consumer law in a generation has come into effect this week to strengthen, clarify and modernise protection for shoppers.

NHS chief aims to protect small regional hospitals

NHS chief aims to protect small regional hospitals with specialist care

Patients will benefit from “world-class care” closer to home under new plans from the head of the NHS.

Jessica Turner

Dance yourself fit for charities

Aylesbury Vale Academy will come alive with the sound of music and feet on Saturday, at a five-hour non­-stop charity Zumbathon.

Kim Greatrex and her daughters Amy and Izzy  at the Whitbread Skills Academy PNL-150925-153551001

Tasty treat for mother-and-daughters team

An Aylesbury family have been appointed as one of 12 Family Tasting Teams for Table Table pub restaurants.

Claire Morris, left, and Debbie Berrell, right, at the Bayer Farming and Countryside Education Awards

FARMING MATTERS: A day out in the capitalfor winner of farm award

Exchanging the farm and classroom for a day in the city, Claire Morris travelled to London for the Bayer Farming and Countryside Education Awards.

Market Square, Aylesbury, 1866

Back in Time: Market Square – but where is the clock?

This is an unusual photograph of Market Square because there is something missing – the Clock Tower.

Royal Mail are taking on thousands of extra staff to help with the Christmas rush

Royal Mail taking on 19,000 staff to handle Christmas postbags

Royal Mail has announced plans to recruit 19,000 workers to help deal with the seasonal increase in post and parcels.

Fidgeting 'can help you live longer' say scientists

Fidgeting ‘can help you live longer’

Fidgeting can off-set the unhealthy effects of sitting for long periods and may even help you live longer, new research has shown.

Autumn sunshine

Will warm and dry start to autumn continue into October?

High pressure continues to dominate this weekend, bringing more sunny, dry weather but also continuing the chilly nights.

Angry: Martin Tett at the committee

Insane! Council leader’s anger at ‘£50m’ roads repair loan which could ‘put vulnerable children at risk’ video

Proposals to borrow millions of pounds to fix Bucks’ broken roads have been put forward – despite council leader Martin Tett angrily warning they would put services protecting children at risk.


M & S staff in Aylesbury get a cake in the face to raise money for Macmillan cancer support - pictured is staff member Simon Martin

Picture Special: Marks & Spencer staff get messy for a good cause

Staff at Marks & Spencer in Aylesbury got messy in the name of charity on Tuesday afternoon in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Thame High Street. Photo by Robert Rose.

Thame High Street ‘the greatest place in the South East’

Thame High Street has been voted the greatest place in the South East by a panel of judges after being nominated by residents of the town.


Whaddon Chase Aylesbury

UPDATED: Anger after Royal Mail stops deliveries for entire street after dog attacks on postman

Postal services have been suspended in an Aylesbury street after a dog attacked the postman three times.


A general view of a Hitachi Class 395 Javelin train as it passes through Ashford, Kent, using the HS1 Channel Tunnel Rail link. Trains like this would run on the HS2 line.

HS2 affected residents can speak to chiefs direct at sessions

People living close to the planned HS2 route will have an opportunity to speak to experts working on the project,

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New funding to get women and girls active

Women and girls across Aylesbury Vale are set to benefit from nearly £135,000 awarded by Sport England in a bid to get them active.

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Graffiti at Boxmoor Cricket Club.

Do you recognise this graffiti? Cricket club is targeted again by vandals

A cricket club has been attacked by graffiti vandals yet again.


Work begins on plans for a new community orchard in Haddenham

Sowing seeds for orchard

Work begins on a new community orchard in Haddenham tomorrow (Saturday).

A new defibrillator has been installed at Haddenham and Thame Parkway Railway Station

New defibrillator installed at train station

A new defibrillator has been installed at Haddenham and Thame Parkway Railway Station.

Fences stop children playing on the Windsor Park equipment

‘Please let us play!’: Children ‘locked out’ of park for six weeks

Furious families want answers as children continue to be ‘locked out’ of a play area which was fitted with swanky equipment six weeks ago.

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Letters round-up

Letters round-up: Bucks Herald guilty of biased hypocrisy over EDL coverage

A correspondent criticises the response to the EDL’s planned march in Aylesbury in this week’s round-up from the Herald letters page.


Some of the children that are taking part in a charity bike ride in Aylesbury on Saturday in aid of Cancer Research UK

Bike ride on retro cycles in aid of cancer charity

A charity bike ride with a difference is coming to Aylesbury.

The Greatmoor EFW plant

Inside the giant furnace that will burn all of our rubbish

A huge incinerator which will create enough power to fuel all the homes in Buckingham and Aylesbury combined is nearing completion.


Matthew Applegate

“Reform the 11-plus so more local children can benefit”

In the past I’ve commented on the unfairness of the 11 plus test and how those from less affluent backgrounds are at a disadvantage, because they cannot afford the extra tuition outside of school.


Aldi is recalling yogurts

Warning to Aldi customers with nut allergy as supermarket withdraws Specially Selected Yogurts

Aldi is ​​withdrawing its Specially Selected Yogurts as some pots may contain hazelnut yogurt, which is not mentioned on the product label.

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The William Webb Ellis Cup

LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2015

Follow our Rugby World Cup feed live feed as we bring you match updates, videos, posts from our team of legends, and the best content from social media throughout the tournament.

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Court news

Court round-up: Woman guilty of ‘religiously aggravated’ offence at KFC

A woman who admitted to disorderly behaviour at KFC which was ‘religiously aggravated’ features in this week’s court round-up.

Anthony Shorter, who has had an enlarged prostate for 15 years, started taking Ateronon two years ago

Tomato super ingredient can stop men needing to ‘spend a penny’ in the night

A super ingredient in tomatoes already dubbed the ‘elixir of life’ has been found to have yet another health benefit – stopping men getting up in the night to spend a penny.

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An early banner from The Lee Women's Institute

Exhibition celebrates 95 years of Women’s Institute

The Bucks County Museum and the Bucks Federation of Women’s Institutes are jointly hosting a new exhibition based on 95 years of the federation in the county.

Martin McElhatton from WheelPower, which is based at Stoke Mandeville Stadium meets BBC TV antiques expert Philip Serrell

Stadium features in episode of popular antiques TV show

Stoke Mandeville Stadium features in an episode of a popular antiques programme being aired today (Wednesday).

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Furious: Steven Lambert

Anger over ‘secret’ plans for road link between A4010 and A418

‘Secret’ plans to build a road linking the A4010 with the A418 as part of the HS2 scheme have been slammed by a councillor.


Missing woman Janet Foan from Aylesbury

Can you help police find missing Janet Foan?

Police are appealing for information to find a woman from Aylesbury who has been missing for almost a week.

John Colet School pupils and parents at a bus stop on Wendover Road, Aylesbury. The pupils are having a problem getting on the bus to school. Andy Foster, spokesman, is second from the left.

UPDATED: Students left stranded due to buses being full

Students attempting to travel to their secondary school have regularly been left stranded due to overcrowded buses, it has emerged.


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Self-harm support project up for national awards

A project which offers advice on how to deal with self-harm is up for two health awards.

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