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Aylesbury Vale District Council admits error on council tax bills

AVDC issue a statement regarding 'errors' in Council Tax bills sent out to households across Aylesbury Vale
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Don't forget to vote in local elections on May 4

49 Days to go until County Council elections... Have you registered to vote?

The Countdown begins with preparations in full swing, accouring to County Returning Officer Gill Quinton
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Aylesbury dentist Jane Lelean volunteers in Greek refugee camps

Jane Lelean, an Aylesbury dentist returns from Greek island after providing emergency dental treatment for refugees

A dentist from Aylesbury has returned from the Greek island of Samos where she has been providing emergency dental treatment for refugees.
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Vale of Aylesbury Housing have secured the prosecution

Prison sentence for Kimberly Griffiths after breaching terms of her injunction

A woman from Aylesbury has been sent to prison for breaching her Anti-social Behaviour Injunction.

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BCC Chairman raises the flag for Commonwealth Day

Buckinghamshire County Council Chairman raises the flag for Commonwealth Day

Buckinghamshire joined more than 1,000 communities around the country to raise the flag for Commonwealth Day today (Monday March 13).

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Pledge your support to help keep children safe from exploitation for National CSE Awareness Day

Do you know the signs of abuse? Help raise awareness for abused children on #CSEday17

Buckinghamshire's Safeguarding Children Board wants to highlight the issues surrounding child sexual exploitation by encouraging everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse.

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Warning over tax rebate scam

Warning over tax rebate scam

A warning has been issued about a potential scam which involves the sending of fake emails or texts offering a tax rebate.

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Statue of Oliver Cromwell at the House of Commons

A day in the life at the House of Commons with MP John Bercow

This week I was invited by John Bercow MP to the House of Commons to witness first hand Prime Minister’s Questions and to have a chat about Buckingham on one of the busiest days of the year, when Philip Hammond would set out his budget for the United Kingdom in 2017.
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Martin Tett, Leader of Bucks County Council

Martin Tett on 2017 Budget: "We need to see investment in the South-East"

The Buckinghamshire County Council praised Philip Hammonds efforts to tackle the crisis in Social Care, but was disappointing by lack of South East based policy.

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Janet Blake

COLUMN: Change is at the top of the agenda for district council

Change is top of the agenda for AVDC.

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Budget 2017 LIVE: Full coverage and analysis

Budget 2017 LIVE: Full coverage and analysis

Welcome to our LIVE blog of today’s Prime Minister’s Questions and the Chancellor’s 2017 Budget.

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Andrew Hetherington, former UKIP Councillor

Elmhurst By election date set for 6 April 2017

Further to the resignation of UKIP District Councillor for Elmhurst, Andrew Hetherington, in December, a by-election will be held on Thursday 6 April 2017.

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Free-range eggs become barn eggs following bird flu

Free-range eggs become ‘barn eggs’ following bird flu

A bird flu panic has seen free-range eggs temporarily lose their status after hens were brought indoors.

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Local MP David Lidington

Local MP David Lidington: HS2 managers must 'raise their game' after HS2 is granted royal assent

The parliamentary Bill to build the line from London to Birmingham received royal assent on Thursday morning, opening the way for construction work to begin.

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House of Commons speaker John Bercow

'Gunpowder plot' to oust Bercow fails to gain any traction as just 5 MPs sign motion of no confidence

The faltering attempt to remove the Commons Speaker comes after he said he “strongly opposed” the US President Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain. He told MPs earlier in February that addressing Parliament was “not an automatic right; it is an earned honour”.
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Tories plot to unseat John Bercow, while other parties rally

Karl McCartney, the Conservative MP for Lincoln, has written to every single MP in the House of Commons in a bid to unseat John Bercow after he took on Donald Trump last week.

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What does Government’s planning white paper mean for Aylesbury Vale?

The much-discussed housing white paper was released by the Government last week, but what does it mean in real terms for developments accross Aylesbury Vale?

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Brenda Jennings

‘One of life’s dependables’: Tribute to former county councillor Brenda Jennings

Tributes have been paid to a long-serving county councillor who was described by her colleagues as ‘one of life’s dependables.’

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NHS crisis: 19 hospitals face axe as doctors accuse Government of deliberate underfunding

NHS crisis: 19 hospitals face axe as doctors accuse Government of deliberate underfunding

The NHS is facing its biggest shake up in a generation with nearly 20 hospitals marked for closure and care from cradle to grave put through a wholesale overhaul to plug a £22bn black hole in health service funding, an investigation by this newspaper can reveal.

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Developer looking for land in North Bucks to build supportive housing for disabled people

Developer looking for land in North Bucks to build supportive housing for disabled people

A developer that wants to build supportive housing for vulnerable people is looking for land in North Bucks.

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