One month into the new year, but it isn’t too late for some predictions.
So what could happen in 2015 – but probably won’t?
> January: A large pub company makes a last minute offer, and saves the Old Police Station in Exchange Street. A company spokesperson says ‘this adds to our two successful pubs already in Aylesbury’. Bucks County Council have no option but to accept the knock out bid.
> February: Sainsbury’s buys Morrison’s, abandons the Gatehouse project, but goes ahead with refurbishment of the Buckingham Street store.
> March: Aylesbury FC gain promotion to the Southern Premier league, and plans are announced for a super new stadium for Aylesbury United.
> April: Late March winds force cancellation of St Georges day events due to ‘elf’n’safety’. A spokesperson says ‘we can’t put lives in danger by erecting marquees’.
> May: After the elections, Aylesbury has two hung councils, and the country a hung parliament. UKIP hold the balance of power in all three.
> June: New Coalition government cancels HS2. Street parties are held in Walton Court and Fairford Leys to celebrate.
> July: Morris Dancers cancel gigs in Kingsbury as they are forced to abandon their bells in the name of diversity, and, following a risk assessment, they are told to wear hi-viz jackets.
> August: Paul Weller makes a surprise visit jamming at Hobble on the Cobbles. Twitter ensures 20,000 people crowd into the square damaging the cobbles.
> September: Heatwave melts the tarmac that replaced the cobbles in Market Square. Bucks CC divert money from the pothole repairs fund.
> October: Three more coffee shops and two more gyms open in the town centre ready for Christmas.
> November: Christmas comes early for Aylesbury as Primark open their new store. in time for Black Friday.
> December: AVDC annouce plans (again) to keep traffic out of the town centre, in time for Christmas.