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Aylesbury Vale District Council closes Limecart and Incgen company

Vale Commerce Ltd has been put into a 'dormant' state after the business failed to meet 'initial targets' and struggled against private sector competition.
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Carillion, who are contracted to build HS2 from Aylesbury to Leamington Spa, have collapsed.

Carillion were awarded £1.3 Billion in contracts AFTER their july profit warning

Carillion, who are contracted to build HS2 from Aylesbury to Leamington Spa, have collapsed.

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Bucks fire and rescue want you to make New Year's resolutions that could save your life!

Bucks fire and rescue want you to make New Year's resolutions that could save your life!

Are you looking for a New Year resolution that’s easy to stick to and could save lives?

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Could you name Churchill's new town centre retirement home?

Could you name Churchill's new town centre retirement home?

Churchill Retirement Living has launched a competition to name its new retirement development in Aylesbury.

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Chairman Phillip Green said: This is a very sad day for Carillion."

UPDATED: Aylesbury MP David Lidington speaks out after HS2 contractor Carillion collapses

Thousands of jobs, and the future of HS2, now at risk after bailout talks with the government break down.
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Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping organic coconuts in plastic

‘Zips on bananas next’ Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping ‘organic’ coconuts in plastic

A supermarket giant has come under fire for selling ‘organic’ coconuts wrapped in plastic packaging.

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VIDEO: More than half of workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague

More than half of UK workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague, a study found.

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A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

If you’re left scratching your head when your teen starts talking about Snapchat stories or checking in on Facebook, brush up on your social media knowledge so you can help them have a safer and more enjoyable experience online.

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Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Fizzy drinks giant Coca-Cola is to launch smaller bottles at higher prices.

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Cllr Mark Shaw commented on the plans

Twyford and Winslow residents to have their say on new railway line

Do you support plans for an east to west railway link? Do you think villages in Bucks will benefit from the investment? If you live in Twyford or Winslow, now’s the chance to have your say.
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Carillion is on the brink of collapse

One of HS2's main contractors on the brink of collapse

Carillion, one of the major contractors of HS2 is set to meet with lenders this week as the troubled services and construction group makes a bid to avoid collapse.
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Councillor Llew Monger has clashed with Janet Blake over Aylesbury Vale Broadband

Aylesbury Vale Broadband row continues

A Winslow Councillor has claimed that Cllr Janet Blake’s portrayal as the Aylesbury Vale Broadband sale as a success has been ‘misleading’, questioning several claims in their press release last week.

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195 homes sit empty and unused in Aylesbury, research has revealed

195 homes sit empty and unused in Aylesbury, research has revealed

21 homes have been empty for more than a decade across Aylesbury, council bosses have admitted in a Freedom of information request.

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How the noise barriers might look

Noise barriers to be installed to quieten the M40 in Bucks

Work to reduce traffic noise from the M40 is underway, and residents across Buckinghamshire should soon be hearing the effects.

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Topshop has responded after the incident

Firefighter’s warning after son, 8, had burning Topshop wheatbag in his bed

A firefighter is warning about the dangers of heatable wheatbags after his eight-year-old son went to bed with one which caught fire.

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The H&M hoodie that has caused controversey

H&M apologise after backlash over ‘racist’ children’s clothing advert

Clothing brand H&M has apologised for any offence after featuring a black child model in a hoodie bearing the quote “Coolest monkey in the jungle”.

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Product warning

Dimplex product recalled due to fire risk

A portable Dimplex product have been recalled due to a risk that they catch fire.

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Don’t forget your toothbrush - or your space rocket - as hotel chain reveals lost property list

Don’t forget your toothbrush - or your space rocket - as hotel chain reveals lost property list

Space rockets, mothers-in-law and twenty Bob The Builder costumes were among the unlikely items left behind by customers at Travelodges last year, the budget hotel chain has revealed.

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The signs of work success

‘Being able to work from home and watching sports day’ 40 signs you are doing well at work

Being able to work from home, no-one batting an eyelid when you take an afternoon off to watch your kids sports day - and having a beer with colleagues after work, have emerged among a list of signs you’ve ‘made it’ in your career.

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Is this ALREADY the most irritating phrase heard in Aylesbury Vale offices in 2018?

Is this ALREADY the most irritating phrase heard in Aylesbury Vale offices in 2018?

Coming back to work after Christmas is always difficult but the annoying office phrases certainly don’t help matters.

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