The UKIP man who hopes to unseat John Bercow at the general election received a shock this week after his nephew has defected to the Tories.
Toy shop firm The Entertainer will open the doors to its 100th store in Aylesbury in March.
Aylesbury has the best and worst performing state secondary schools in Bucks, according to figures released today by the Department for Education.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission say their investigation into the police’s response to a 999 call from the home of a woman who was found dead is nearing its conclusion.
Organisers of the annual Tour De Vale bike ride have declared a record number of 2,000 places available to cyclists of all abilities as entries opened today.
Budget supermarket chain Aldi has quashed the rumour that plans for its second Aylesbury store have been shelved.
A 27-year-old woman was killed in a car crash on the A413 yesterday afternoon.
Plans to create a new outdoor events area in Aylesbury town centre, which would help showcase Stoke Mandeville’s role in the Paralympics, have been given a major boost thanks to government funding.
Proposals for a crematorium in Watermead which were given the green light by Aylesbury Vale District Council could now be decided by Eric Pickles.
District councillors have today given controversial plans to build 280 new homes on church land the green light.
A bus and a car have been involved in a crash near the Bourg Walk junction in Friarage Road, Aylesbury.
A lengthy investigation into the behaviour of a parish council chairman during a land dispute has found him guilty of several code of conduct breaches.
A benefits cheat who claimed £34,000 from the state despite having £50,000 in the bank has been given a suspended prison sentence.
A police boss is ‘exceptionally disappointed’ with figures showing deaths on our roads have risen by more than a third.
I refer to Cllr Martin Tett’s column in which he criticises the announcement by Aylesbury Vale District Council that it seeks permission to look into the possibility of becoming a Unitary authority.
A serial time-waster has admitted breaking his Asbo prohibiting him from calling 999 unless in time of genuine emergency.
North-eastern parts of the US were hit by blizzards earlier this week, with huge drifts of snow paralysing parts of New York City and the surrounding area.
A First World War medal that is thought to have laid buried under a garden lawn for at least 40 years has been reunited with the recipient’s family.
Thieves have stolen six cans of coke after breaking into a home by smashing a window.
The impact of proposed council cuts on voluntary organisations should be examined before any decisions are made - according to a scrutiny committee.
If you’ve got an old washing machine or sofa that needs shifting, then it’s good news – the council is reintroducing its bulky household waste collection service.
Proposals to build up to 220 homes at Weedon Hill have ‘the hallmarks of an ill-conceived and opportunistic response’ to the Vale’s planning blackhole, according to a planning inspector.
An ancient abandoned church and a narrow railway bridge played a key role in the refusal of 2,745 homes at Fleet Marston.
The chairman of an action group set up to fight proposals for 3,000 homes between Weston Turville and Bedgrove has hailed a decision to dismiss an appeal from developers – but warned that this may not be the end of the saga.
An actress and plus-size model who has just moved to Aylesbury is hoping to beat scores of hopefuls in a national beauty pageant.
A county councillor has defected from UKIP to the Conservatives.
Campaigners against more than 5,800 homes being built on three developments around Aylesbury are celebrating this morning after the government ruled in their favour.
Thieves have stolen Asian gold jewellery from a home after smashing a window.
Groups across Aylesbury are being invited to bid for their share of £17,500.
Unemployment in the Vale is now at the same level as before the global economic crash in mid-2008.
The local arm of the Grand Union Canal is teeming with life once again after pollution killed a ‘vast’ number of fish in 2013.
Tiggywinkles were called out to Olympic gold medalist Greg Rutherford’s home after he discovered a badly injured muntjac deer.
A prisoner who absconded from an open jail alongside a fellow inmate has been arrested by police following an appeal broadcast on the BBC’s Crimewatch programme.
A litter lout has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 after dumping rubbish which he claimed had been flytipped outside his home.
A man from Wendover who admits he has ‘zero’ rowing experience will tackle the choppy English Channel in a rowing boat to raise money for charity this summer.
Unusual for its day, this aerial picture of Aylesbury in 1949 looks towards the town from Southcourt, with the railway station in the middle.
Two letters about wind turbines are featured in this week’s round-up from the Herald letters page.
Last week I wrote about how the storms and wet weather affect life down on the farm.
It was almost a year ago, 23rd January 2014, a date that will stay forever in my mind.
I was intrigued to read Councillor Blake’s recent defence of his proposals to break up Buckinghamshire and replace just part of it with a unitary AVDC.
He’s known as being the nasty judge on the Strictly Come Dancing panel, but when Craig Revel Horwood saw his 50th birthday cake he turned into a sweetie.
In November 1914 the 10th Battalion of the Yorkshire Regiment were billeted at Aylesbury.
Like many here in Aylesbury I applaud and support our council’s ongoing work to revitalise the town.
With the passing of the UCAS deadline for the class of 2015, we move to the start of the university research process for Year 12.
Leslie Sell, the chairman of builders HC Janes Ltd, lays the first bricks of the last house to be built by the company on the Bedgrove estate in Aylesbury, in July 1973.
A gang of techno whizz kids were lucky enough to meet children’s TV presenters Dick and Dom at a technology exhibition in London.
MPs have demanded a referendum be held on HS2 so that the public can decide whether £50bn of public money be spent on the ‘vanity project’.
A flytipper who dumped household waste on farmland claimed that he believed the animals would be able to eat it – despite it including plastic rubbish.
Two police officers who saved the life of a man who suffered a heart attack have received an award from their chief constable at a ceremony.
A man who has been tagged after stealing £157 worth of make-up from Boots is featured in this week’s round-up from Aylesbury Magistrates’ Court.