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Bucks County Council decries lack of funding as it agrees its first ever budget with no Government support

Cabinet members have agreed the first Bucks County Council budget to include no help towards services from the Government in the form of the Revenue Support Grant.

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VIDEO: Aylesbury traffic time lapse shows true extent of town's traffic problems

Gordon Wilmot, from Aylesbury has put together a time lapse detailing the town's traffic woe.
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10 of the toughest job interview questions – and how to answer them

10 of the toughest job interview questions – and how to answer them

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking experiences, made even more intense if the interviewer goes off script to ask something unexpected.

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Britain faces hummus crisis amid global chickpea shortage

Britain faces hummus crisis amid global chickpea shortage

The price of supermarket hummus has leapt by 29 per cent since January 2017 due to a global chickpea shortage. A 310g pot of hummus costs £1.47 on average now, a year-on-year increase of 33 pence, according to analysis by the trade magazine The Grocer.

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B&M launch new budget friendly wedding range

B&M launch new budget friendly wedding range

Weddings can be expensive affairs but high street retailer B&M has released a new selection of wedding accessories to make your big day that bit more affordable with prices starting at just one pound.

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Cllr Julia Wassell, bottom, is one of the councillors who have called in the decision

Here's how to watch today's debate on the future of children's services

Four councillors challenged Bucks County Council's decision to redesign children's services, triggering another round of debate.
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Steeple Claydon Methodist Church

Steeple Claydon church given cash to limit HS2 disruption

A village church will be one of the first to benefit from special funds used to compensate for the disruption caused by the HS2 project.

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Aylesbury's Arla plant is set to receive 33.6 million to become their UK home

Aylesbury's Arla plant is set to receive £33.6 million and become their UK home

The zero carbon site in Aylesbury, is set to receive a huge cash injection.

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Revealed: The Aylesbury Vale businesses with the worst food hygiene ratings

These Aylesbury Vale restaurants, cafes, takeaways and businesses have all been given a one or less hygiene rating by the Food Standards Agency.

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Fake toys are flooding the UK market and can be dangerous

Dangerous counterfeit toys that can cause cancer and even KILL are flooding the market

Dangerous fake toys that can cause cancer or even KILL are flooding into the UK – costing the industry a whopping £400 million last year.

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Do you know your holiday rights?

A third of workers don’t understand their annual leave policy – so make sure you do

We might be in the midst of winter and planning our escape to sunnier climates, but a recent report has revealed that a third (33 per cent) of British workers don’t actually understand their annual leave policy, according to latest research from online recruitment firm, Totaljobs.

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The future of UK shopping? Revolutionary new Amazon supermarket has no checkouts and no staff

Amazon have welcomed the public into their first supermarket more than a year after opening the space to employees for testing purposes.

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There have been reports Facebook is down. Picture: John Devlin

Is Facebook down in your area?

Across the UK there have been multiple reports of Facebook outages. Last night, the social media giant - which boasts over 2 billion active users - announced services were down around the globe.

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Councillors have agreed the terms of an independent review into Aylesbury Vale Broadband Ltd (AVB), a company set up in 2015 to provide high speed fibre broadband in rural villages in Aylesbury Vale.

AV Broadband review: "I am concerned that we may not get to the root cause of why this project failed", says Councillor

Councillors have agreed the terms of an independent review into Aylesbury Vale Broadband Ltd (AVB), a company set up in 2015 to provide high speed fibre broadband in rural villages in Aylesbury Vale.

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Thousands of Sainsbury’s jobs at risk as part of management shake-up across stores

Sainsbury’s has announced a management shake-up at its supermarkets putting thousands of jobs at risk.

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Expert tips to prevent pipes bursting in freezing temperatures this winter

Expert tips to prevent pipes bursting in freezing temperatures this winter

Parts of the UK are set to be hit by freezing temperatures and snow as a ‘polar maritime air mass’ sweeps across the nation, writes Paul Harmer, Consultant with the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering.

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Fraud warning after reports of fake Sainsbury’s vouchers in circulation

Fraud warning after reports of fake Sainsbury’s vouchers in circulation

Shoppers are being advised to be wary of fake emails pretending to be from Sainsbury’s after a rise in reports of fake gift vouchers sent on behalf of the supermarket.

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‘Smishing’ scam sends fake NatWest messages

Action Fraud is warning people not to be duped by fake text messages claiming to be from NatWest after the cyber-crime reporting centre received new reports of text message fraud.

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Comment: Nationalising our railways is the only way to fix chronic problems

Just who exactly supports the UK’s privatised railway industry?

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Pie-lovers are up in arms because tinned Fray Bentos ‘contain less meat’

Pie-lovers are up in arms because tinned Fray Bentos ‘contain less meat’

Horrified carnivores have blasted a British food institution online – complaining famous tinned Fray Bentos pies ‘don’t contain enough meat.’

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