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The robbery happened in Bicester Road near the BP garage

Woman threatened with knife during early morning mugging

A terrified woman was threatened with a knife during a street robbery in the early hours of this morning.

Robert Bulpett with his late sister Heather Bulpett's book Grieftime, which will be published on September 2

Brother’s pride at sister’s posthumous dystopian novel

The brother of a late author has spoken of his pride after discovering his sister’s work on her computer and having it published posthumously.

Aylesbury Magistrates Court

Court round-up: Assault at kebab house

A man who pleaded guilty to attacking two people at a kebab shop is included in this week’s round-up from Aylesbury Magistrates’ Court.

Dunstable Downs

Stepping Out: From horses to fruit farms, a change will do you good...

The holidays are disappearing fast with only two weeks left to go.

The Aylesburian

Aylesburian: Some good and bad news for town centre economy

Evidently, in July, the footfall in Aylesbury town centre was up, on average, by nearly 2% over the previous year.


Alex Pratt

Business Eye: Adrenaline junkies need to relax a little...

Still in Ibiza, and finally coming off the adrenalin-fuelled pace of an uber-connected life and starting to relax into these moments in the sun.


Waste dumped illegally on Marsh Road, Stoke Mandeville

Flytipper felt bad about dumping waste

A litter lout has been ordered to pay more than £1,500 after pleading guilty to dumping waste including a clothes dryer and colander on a village roadside.


Aylesbury Crown Court

Revamp underway at historic crown court building

Renovation works have begun on the landmark 18th century original County Hall building in Market Square which today houses Aylesbury Crown Court.


Police and Accident Investigation attend the aftermath of a fatal light aircraft crash in a farmers field near Padbury PNL-140821-124633009

Plane crash victim is named

The pilot who died when his light aircraft crashed in a field has been named.


Sylvia Baldock, who has just released a book entitled From Now To Wow In 30 Days

Sylvia’s mission to help get business booming

A former nurse who gave up her career to start her own business is now sharing her expertise in a brand new book.

Magnolia Park Golf Club

New hotel to be built at golf club

A Bucks golf club is building a new hotel on its grounds, a facility that will create 70 additional jobs.

Firefighters from Bucks Fire and Rescue rescued two dogs who were trapped in a badger sett

Rescue mission after badger sett traps dogs

Two dogs had a lucky escape after becoming stuck in a badger sett for more than seven hours.

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Police want the public's help in spotting raves before they start

Call to be vigilant for signs of illegal countryside raves

The bank holiday is almost upon us, and police chiefs are warning people to watch out for illegal raves in the countryside.

Police and Accident Investigation attend the aftermath of a fatal light aircraft crash in a farmers field near Padbury PNL-140821-124622009

VIDEO REPORT: Man dies in plane crash video

A man in his 60s was killed when the light aircraft he was flying crashed in a field.


Group Captain Harper hands over command to Group Captain Burns

Group captain leaves at RAF Halton to the sound of bagpipes

The man who has been responsible for the smooth running of RAF Halton has handed over to a new group commander.

Girl group M.O on a shoot in Peckham, London. From left: Nadine Samuels, who was born and bred in Aylesbury, and bandmates Frankee Connolly, centre, and Annie Ashcroft

Is our Nadine on the verge of pop stardom with girl group M.O?

A sassy R’n’B starlet who was headhunted after a friend posted a video on YouTube of her belting out a Beyonce tune in their college bathroom is now on the verge of global stardom.


Jewellery stolen during break-in

Thieves have stolen jewellery after breaking into a home in Aylesbury.

Pupils receive their GCSE results at The Grange School in Aylesbury - pictured is Hollie Rawlings, James Lorriman, Sean O'Sullivan and Hannah Austyn

GCSEs: Results maintained as staff at Grange are thrilled

Students at The Grange were thrilled this morning after 54% achieved five GCSEs at grade A* to C including English and mathematics.

Steven Beckford, from Aylesbury who is accused of stabbing his former best man in a row at a christening

‘Christening guest slashed friend’s neck with beer bottle after their partners had a row’ jury told

A christening party guest slashed his former best man’s neck with a broken lager bottle when a row broke out between their respective partners, a jury at a London Court was told this week.

Year 11 students at The Misbourne School celebrate their GCSE results

GCSEs: Misbourne head praises ‘amazing results’

Teachers and students at the Misbourne School were thrilled after receiving their GCSE results this morning.

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Teenager charged with inciting a child to ‘prostitution or pornography’

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with a series of sexual offences on an underage girl.

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Men charged with sex trafficking and rape

Two men have been charged with a string of sexual offences around Aylesbury including sex trafficking and rape.

Sammy Edwards and below Greg Stiles

Mum’s disgust after dangerous driver who caused son’s death is spared jail after flouting eight-year roads ban

A mum whose son was killed by a dangerous driver is ‘disgusted’ after the culprit was spared another prison sentence for flouting his eight-year driving ban.


Pupils receive their GCSE results at Aylesbury Vale Academy in Aylesbury - pictured are Lucy Allen, Edward Ashley and Toni-Anne Drake

GCSEs: Academy pleased as results continue to improve

GCSE results have continued to improve at the Aylesbury Vale Academy this year with 38% of students achieving 5+ A* to C grades including English and Maths.


Cottesloe GCSEs 2014

GCSEs: Cottesloe’s head delighted with pass rate

Cottesloe School students in Wing are once again celebrating excellent GCSE results.

Kiera Edwell

Missing teenager found

A teenager who went missing on Monday night has been found safe and well in Aylesbury today (Thursday).

Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School headteacher Stephen Box

GCSEs: Improved results at Henry Floyd

Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School say they are pleased for their pupils after 98.7% of students achieved 5 GCSEs at A*-C grades.

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Police hand £187,000 to local charities

Over £187,000 has been handed to charities and community groups from the Police Property Act Fund.

Stephen Lehec - outgoing headteacher of Aylesbury Grammar School

GCSEs: Outgoing head delighted at grammar school results

Outgoing Aylesbury Grammar School headmaster Stephen Lehec said he was “exceptionally delighted and proud of the results” after all students gained 5 A* to C grades.

Year 11 students from Waddesdon Church of England School celebrate their GCSE results, August 2014

GCSEs: Waddesdon C of E School over the moon at ‘best ever results’

Staff and students at Waddesdon Church of England School are celebrating another record set of GCSE results this morning.

Aylesbury High School headteacher Alan Rosen pictured on the school's sports pitches

GCSEs: Success across the board at High School

Aylesbury High School students came up trumps as all 183 students achieved more than five A* to C grades on GCSE results today (Thursday).

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Pupils recieve their GCSE results at the John Colet School in Wendover

GCSEs: John Colet head ‘proud’ of pupils performances

The head of the John Colet School has said she is delighted by this year’s ‘fantastic’ results.

Pupils receive their GCSE results at The Mandeville School in Aylesbury

GCSEs: Strong individual performances from Mandeville pupils

There was some superb GCSE results for pupils at the Mandeville School, although teachers admitted they were disappointed with the pass rates for English and maths.

Peter Rowe

GCSEs: Princes Risborough School head: “We have bucked national trend”

Staff and students at Princes Risborough School are celebrating this GCSE results day.

Cllr Paul Hughes

Long standing Lib Dem councillor defects to the Tories

The Conservative Party has gained an extra seat on Aylesbury Vale District Council after Liberal Democrat councillor Paul Hughes defected.


Outgoing Aylesbury LPA commander Gez Chiariello

Police chief leaving after just seven months at the helm

Aylesbury’s police commander is leaving his post after just seven months in the job.

Potholes in Oxford Road, Aylesbury

Will it ever get done?! Oxford Road resurfacing work delayed for a third time

Bucks County Council has apologised to motorists after an announcement that much-needed resurfacing work to the Oxford Road has been delayed for a third time.


A ringlet butterfly

Weather Watch: Bees and hoverflies thriving in warm and wet weather

Whilst for many, summer is one of our favourite seasons, a downside is the number of insects flying and crawling around.

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Teenager charged with drink driving after crash

A teenager has been charged with drink driving after a Ford Focus crashed into a brick wall.

Missing girl Kiera Edwell

Missing 15-year-old girl could be in Aylesbury, say police

A 15-year-old girl who went missing on Monday night could be in Aylesbury, according to police.

Jamie Hodgson is 14 today

Fighter Jamie battles to his fourteenth birthday

A seriously ill youngster who was not expected to survive more than a week after being sent home from hospital is celebrating his 14th birthday today.

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Arrest of man over bike thefts sparks police warning

The arrest of a man in connection with the theft of several push bikes has sparked a police warning telling cyclists to keep their bikes more secure.


Milk bottles

Police collar milkman drink driving his milk float

A milkman has been banned from the roads after being caught drink-driving in his milk float.

Ian Morgan

‘Headway art classes helped me get my life back after brain tumour’

When retired design teacher Ian Morgan was struck down with a brain tumour he had to learn to walk, eat and read all over again.

Jonathan Gilpin - wants to buy the old police station in Aylesbury and turn into a high end nightspot

Could old police station become high-end restaurant with a Ronnie Biggs theme?

A high-end restaurant with a nod to Aylesbury’s Great Train Robbery heritage is the plan for the old police station - but only if a developer is allowed to buy it.


Flooding in Long Marston - Pictured is landlord of The Queens Head Jonathan Reeve

Village leaders blast floods report and call for more help to stop it happening again

Political leaders have blasted a report that they say does not properly explain why their village flooded earlier this year.

Jessica Peters

Found: Missing 15-year-old girl

A teenage girl who was missing for two days has been found safe and well.

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Saltire flag

People’s Poll: Scottish independence

With a month to go before the referendum on Scottish independence, we ask whether you want the country to remain in the union or go it alone.


Richard Taylor

Student wins grant for high-tech laser research

A postgraduate has been awarded a scholarship for his work on high-tech crystal lasers by one of the world’s largest professional engineering bodies.

Planning round-up

Planning round-up: Apartments plan for Temple Square

Plans for new apartments in Aylesbury Old Town are included in our list of planning applications submitted to Aylesbury Vale District Council.

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