Bucks Herald review of 2015: July to September

August: 'Bucks Herald got Jack the Ripper sacked'
August: 'Bucks Herald got Jack the Ripper sacked'

We take a look back at some of the stories and people making the news in Aylesbury Vale during the summer.

JULY

July: Six vile men convicted of sexual exploitation offences in Aylesbury

July: Six vile men convicted of sexual exploitation offences in Aylesbury

Six men were convicted after an Old Bailey trial of sexually exploiting two girls – one as young as 12 – in Aylesbury.

The government announced plans to close Aylesbury Magistrates Court and move the town’s crown court into the vacant Walton Street building.

Elmhurst and Bedgrove schools received glowing reports from Ofsted, having previously been failing schools.

The CQC said Bucks Healthcare NHS Trust still ‘requires improvement’ but is ‘making headway in many areas’.

September: Royal British Legion treasurer stole money from charity PNL-151224-121639001

September: Royal British Legion treasurer stole money from charity PNL-151224-121639001

AUGUST

Jack the Ripper was a newspaper editor in Aylesbury who was exposed as a plagiarist by the Herald, according to a new book which claimed to identify the bogeyman.

A plaque in memory of actress Lynda Bellingham was unveiled at the Waterside Theatre.

Twin sisters Sony and Bony Roy, pupils at Aylesbury High, both won places at Cambridge to study medicine.

An anti fox hunting campaigner was allowed to have a stand at Bucks County Show following a petition.

SEPTEMBER

Royal British Legion treasurer Joseph Allen, who stole more than £26,000 from Poppy Appeal collection tins so he could go on foreign holidays was jailed.

Friars Club boss David Stopps got married at Bucks Railway Centre – he had known new wife Sue for 45 years!

Aylesbury footballer Ellen White was amongst the first women to be included in the FIFA football video game.

There were fifty punctures after drawing pins were left on the road during a charity bike event in Oakley and Brill.