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Call for Alfred Rose Park gates to be locked at night after antisocial behaviour

A councillor has called on AVDC to either deal with antisocial behaviour at an Aylesbury park or hand back control to the town council.

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Aylesbury by-election results: Riverside and Southcourt wards

The votes were counted last night in the Riverside district and Southcourt district and town council by-elections.

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Any Questions? presenter Jonathan Dimbleby

Tickets available now for Any Questions? at Aylesbury High School

Tickets are available now for Aylesbury High School’s hosting of BBC Radio Four’s long-running political panel programme Any Questions?

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STOCK IMAGE: election count at AVDC

Get ready to vote! It's by-election week in Riverside and Southcourt

Residents of Southcourt and Riverside (Quarrendon and Berryfields) will go to the polls this Thursday in by-elections to choose two new district councillors and also a town councillor for Southcourt.

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Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could act as a ‘gateway’ to cocaine for young people, say scientists.

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GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Sickening footage shows chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws

This sickening footage shows a chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws.

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Any Questions? presenter Jonathan Dimbleby

Aylesbury to host BBC’s longest-running political discussion show

The BBC’s longest-running political panel show Any Questions? is to be broadcast from Aylesbury High School on September 8.

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Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Just two beers or glasses of wine a day raises the risk of bowel and gullet cancer by more than a fifth, according to new research.

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County Hall offices in Aylesbury

A chance to shape the debate on how Buckinghamshire should grow

YOUR questions are needed to form part of Bucks County Council's annual debate.

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Nick Lewis has stepped down from his role as councillor for the Riverside ward on AVDC

By-election for August after two councillors resign for 'personal reasons'

Southcourt and Riverside wards will go to the polls in August after local councillors stepped down.
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New parents naming babies after politicians

New parents naming babies after politicians

New parents are electing to name their children after politicians - with Corbyn the hottest new baby-naming trend, a study has found.

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A resident uses the new system - which is predicted by the council to save 35,000 every year

Council's money saving waste scheme in contention for national award

A county council scheme which saves money on postage and waste paper is in line for a national award.

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MP David Lidington appears on the BBC's Question Time

‘The short notice was not ideal’: Aylesbury MP David Lidington on his Question Time appearance

Aylesbury MP David Lidington has revealed he was only given a few hours notice ahead of his appearance on the BBC’s flagship political programme Question Time last night (Thursday).

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PM Theresa May

The biggest myths and misinterpretations following the election last week

General Election 2017: A lot has been said - and not all of it is true.

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David Lidington retained his seat

Aylesbury MP David Lidington named justice secretary and Lord Chancellor in Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle

It's been a great week for David Lidington, who retained his Aylesbury seat with 55% of the vote, and has gained a promotion in yesterday's cabinet reshuffle.
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#GE2017: John Bercow addresses ‘large number of spoiled ballots’ in thank you speech

Returning MP John Bercow thanked voters and promised to ‘rededicate himself’ to representing the Buckingham people in his acceptance speech this morning.

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#GE2017: David Lidington: “It is an enormous privilege to have been elected”

#GE2017: David Lidington: “It is an enormous privilege to have been elected”

Returning MP for Aylesbury David Lidington thanked constituents for voting him into office for the seventh time in a row.

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#GE2017: Buckingham constituency results breakdown

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow romped home with the lion’s share of the votes in the Buckingham constituency.

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#GE2017: Aylesbury election results breakdown

#GE2017: Aylesbury election results breakdown

It was a good night for Aylesbury’s Labour group and candidate Mark Bateman - even though they didn’t snatch the historically safe Tory seat from David Lidington.

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#GE2017: Commons Speaker John Bercow retains Buckingham seat

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow has retained his seat as Buckingham’s MP.

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