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WheelPower chief executive celebrates 30 years of service

The CEO of WheelPower, a charity that has been providing opportunities for people with physical impairments to take part in sport, is celebrating 30 years of service this year.

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All three opposition councillor groups call for "extraordinary meeting" to discuss broadband failings

All three opposition councillor groups call for "extraordinary meeting" to discuss broadband failings

All three opposition groups on AVDC have joined forces to call for an Extraordinary Meeting of the Council to debate the report into the failings of Aylesbury Vale Broadband.
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A four-year action plan has been launched to look in detail at ways to solve lorry hotspot problems and better manage freight around Buckinghamshire's roads.

BCC launch action plan to manage county's lorry traffic

A four-year action plan has been launched to look in detail at ways to solve lorry hotspot problems and better manage freight around Buckinghamshire's roads.

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Police rush to scene of multi-vehicle collision on A41 Aston Clinton Bypass

Police rush to scene of multi-vehicle collision on A41 Aston Clinton Bypass

Police have closed a lane while they deal with the collision.
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Fire service have been called to a blaze on New Street, Aylesbury.

Fire service inundated with calls to van fire in Town centre

Fire service have been called to a blaze on New Street, Aylesbury.
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Thames Valley Police has charged two boys in connection with the attempted murder of a teenager in Aylesbury.

14 year old charged with attempted murder after stabbing

Thames Valley Police has charged two boys in connection with the attempted murder of a teenager in Aylesbury.

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AVDC have been criticised in the BDO report

Aylesbury Vale Broadband review recommendations accepted by Audit Committee

AVDC’s Audit Committee has accepted the recommendations of the independent review on Aylesbury Vale Broadband (AVB), the high-speed broadband provider which the council voted to set up in 2015.

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The WhizzFizzFest are looking for volunteers

The WhizzFizzFest are looking for volunteers

Every year the acclaimed WhizzFizzFest, inspired by Roald Dahl, is held in Aylesbury town centre - bringing the town to life with a riot of colour and music.

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THE team at Specsavers in Aylesbury is raising awareness this Diabetes Week (11 June  17 June) as, according to research, 3,710 people across Aylesbury Vale are at risk of losing their sight due to diabetes.

People in Aylesbury at risk of losing sight due to lack of regular health checks

THE team at Specsavers in Aylesbury is raising awareness this Diabetes Week (11 June – 17 June) as, according to research, 3,710 people across Aylesbury Vale are at risk of losing their sight due to diabetes.

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A woman from Aylesbury has been named as one of four exceptional preachers who have been shortlisted for a national preaching competition Sermon of the Year hosted by London School of Theology (LST) and Preach magazine

Lydia Lee has been nominated for "Sermon of the Year"

A woman from Aylesbury has been named as one of four exceptional preachers who have been shortlisted for a national preaching competition Sermon of the Year hosted by London School of Theology (LST) and Preach magazine

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AylesburyreceivedGardenTownstatus from the government last year

Curious about our Garden Town status? Check out their new website..

A new website has launched giving people the chance to have their say, as Aylesbury evolves into a Garden Town.

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Charlotte, Becky, Bertie and Nancy now are a happy family

Plucky escape for dumped puppies, as they find wonderful forever home

A farmer and his family were shocked when their neighbour knocked on the door of their home one lunchtime last summer to say that six puppies had been dumped on their land.

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Southcourt Baptist Church Playground celebrate "good" Ofsted report

Southcourt Baptist Church Playgroup celebrate "good" Ofsted report

Southcourt Baptist Church Playgroup, a preschool that has been serving families from Southcourt and the wider Aylesbury community for over 40 years, has been rated ‘Good’ across the board, following a recent inspection by OFSTED.
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AVDC win funds to help the Vale's most vulnerable

AVDC win funds to help the Vale's most vulnerable

Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) has been successful in securing almost a quarter of a million pounds of funding from central government to provide immediate support for rough sleepers in Aylesbury Vale.

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Thames Valley Police is appealing for the public's help in tracing a man for whom officers have a concern for welfare.

Police issue appeal for man who self harmed in pharmacy - do you know him?

Thames Valley Police is appealing for the public's help in tracing a man for whom officers have a concern for welfare.

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Back row: Dr Neil Thomson, Amanda Joyce - Front Row: Mark Begley, Professor Ruth Farwell CBE, Simon Lukas

NHS staff honoured after work on HGV crash

Four members of staff from South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) were honoured to receive a special commendation from the High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire on Tuesday, 5 June, for the outstanding care and professionalism they displayed at the scene of a collision between two lorries and a minibus on the M1 in August 2017.

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Richard Main

Former Buckingham headteacher escapes without sanctions despite ‘offering colleagues cocaine’ and putting his hands down their underwear

A headteacher who was accused by fellow staff members of offering them cocaine at a staff party, and trying to put his hands down a colleagues underwear has been found in breach of the teachers code of conduct by the Teaching Regulation Agency.

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Photo shows from left Abbie Neal, Steve Rennie, Franki Warner, Lucy Draper, Elizabeth White and Jason Richens

Winslow cider named the UK’s best

Rennies Winslow Cider has been named the best cider in the UK, after scooping the prestigious Royal Bath and West Gold award at the British Cider Championships in Somerset.

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Aylesbury V England 10.06.88 - Cliff Campbell (AUFC) signing autographs before the game

Remembering Aylesbury United v England - 30 years on

Not many footballers can say their final game came against England, but Cliff Campbell can lay claim to that.

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Aaliyah Neil

Meet the Aylesbury ten-year-old who has just had her debut novel published

Most writers dream of one day hitting the big time, and getting their work published by one of the big publishing houses.

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