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Eating Out: Akeman Inn at Kingswood review

Some remember it as the Crooked Billet, others the Cook and Fillet and many as the place where movie star Kate Winslet had her wedding reception.

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Your chance to name cute new Squirrel monkey. Picture Credit: Woburn Safari Park /Bridget Davey

CUTE PICTURES ALERT: Readers invited to name tiny new-born Squirrel monkey at Woburn Safari Park

Four adorable baby Squirrel monkeys have been born at Woburn Safari Park and animal lovers are invited to enter a competition to give one of them a very special name.

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A battered Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher

Review: Jack Reacher's return is enjoyable but forgettable

Matt Adcock reviews Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (12A), starring Tom Cruise

TV and Film
The Nintendo Switch - which was known in development as the NX

Nintendo pins hopes of a return to greatness on new Switch console

Nintendo has revealed details of its forthcoming Nintendo Switch games console, as the company eyes a return to its former greatness.

Comedian Jake Yapp is performing at a comedy night in Thame

Fancy a giggle? Thame group launches first dedicated comedy night

Thame Players are hoping audiences will have their funny bones tickled at the group’s first ever comedy night at the Players Theatre in Thame on Sunday October 30.


Memories in Milton Keynes

An absolutely purr-fect musical is bound to be packed full of much loved songs when it visits Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

Theatre and Comedy
Footloose The Musical

Review: Footloose The Musical at Milton Keynes Theatre

Transported back in time to the sleepy US Bible Belt town of Bomont in West Virginia where public dancing and rock music are outlawed, it can only mean Footloose: The Musical has arrived in Milton Keynes.

Theatre and Comedy

Experimental fun from Structured Disasters this weekend

Up-and-coming promoters

Kandeez dancers brought home 23 trophies from the National Finals

Kandeez find it a breeze as young dancers do town proud at national finals

Dancers from Aylesbury’s Kandeez Dance school did the town proud when they brought home a brilliant 23 trophies from the ISTD DFR National Grand Finals Competition at the Guildford Spectrum last week.

Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones in Inferno

Review: This Inferno fails to catch fire

Matt Adcock reviews Inferno (12A), starring Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones

TV and Film
Green Dragon Eco Farm at Hogshaw hold a rural crafts weekend - pictured is 2 year old Charlie Pelling petting some of the centres guinea pigs

Fancy dress welcome at farm

Lots of special events are taking place at the Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm and Eco Centre over half term.

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Fancy dress costumes during Halloween and half term at Waddesdon Manor. Picture Stuart Robb, copyright National Trust, Waddesdon Manor

Open all week

Half term has gone a bit wriggly this year at Waddesdon, as th e bugs created at the Feast festival weekend earlier in the year have gone wild!

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Marmite enthusiasts are stockpiling the black stuff amid fears supermarkets may run out.

Just why are Marmite superfans stockpiling jars and what is #MarmiteGate?

Marmite enthusiasts are stockpiling the black stuff amid fears supermarkets may run out.

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is out on November 4th

Console Corner: Things about to get beta for COD fans

The new Call of Duty is out in less than a month but fans can get a taste of the action this weekend as beta access goes live.

TV ads blamed for overweight children

TV ads blamed for overweight children

Children eat nearly two fifth more calories if they watch TV ads for junk food, even if they are full.

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English Youth Ballet.

Chance to take part in ballet

Young ballet dancers who want to perform on stage at a real theatre alongside professional principal dancers are invited to attend an audition with the English Youth Ballet.

The Commitments stage show

Best selling novel The Commitments comes to Milton Keynes

Thirty years since The Commitments first burst from the pages of Roddy Doyle’s best selling novel, the story of the world’s hardest working soul band is on tour with a stage show to get the audience rocking and up on their feet.

Theatre and Comedy

Half term thriller

With half term and Halloween on the doorstep we have plenty of super spooky events to tell you about this week, so make sure to keep your copy of the paper close at hand so that you don’t forget any of the things going on over the school holidays.

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12 chocolate bars you wish were still for sale

12 chocolate bars you wish were still for sale

With National Chocolate Week in full swing we’ve been asking you which retro chocolate bars you wish were still for sale.

Eating Out
Raising awareness of mental health one blog post at a time

Raising awareness of mental health one blog post at a time

A woman is determined to raise awareness and change minds about mental health with her new blog.

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