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FARMING MATTERS: Lambing in full flow with lots of singles

Driving into the office yesterday I passed a field filled with ewes and lambs, and it was obvious the gorgeous little lambs were Jacob crosses due to their black, brown and white colouring. I used to have a pet ewe that was a Suffolk/Jacob cross and she was a beautiful chocolate brown colour.

Opinion
District Council Leader Neil Blake on Unitary: "It's not a done deal - there's still time to make a difference"

District Council Leader Neil Blake on Unitary: "It's not a done deal - there's still time to make a difference"

District Council Leader Neil Blake has his say on the Unitary debate...

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Another big name added to the line up of WhizzFizzFest, Tony Hadley

Another big name added to the line up of WhizzFizzFest

WhizzFizzFest is delighted to announce that the fantastic singer and songwriter, Tony Hadley, will be joining celebrities Dame Darcey Bussell and Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill at this year’s festival.

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‘The only time I get to feel like a normal mummy’ brave Aylesbury tot’s mum praises town swimming class

‘The only time I get to feel like a normal mummy’ brave Aylesbury tot’s mum praises town swimming class

A mum whose life was turned upside down when her son was diagnosed with a life-threatening condiition has thanked an Aylesbury swimming class for giving her and her son some ‘normality’.

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Top-earning council bosses raked in a total of 1.2 million last year alone, according to an annual report.

Top earning council bosses named in report

Top-earning council bosses raked in a total of £1.2 million last year alone, according to an annual report.

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Chiltern Railways is offering free travel to customers participating in the London Marathon on Sunday 22 April 2018.

Amazing gesture of good will towards London Marathon runners from Chiltern Rail

Chiltern Railways is offering free travel to customers participating in the London Marathon on Sunday 22 April 2018.

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Aylesbury’s amazing Independent Businesses

So we’ve all seen the high street is currently on a bit of a downer.

Business
Council wait on Secretary of State's Watermead Crematorium decision

It's not over yet! Council wait on Secretary of State's Watermead Crematorium decision

In one of the longest running sagas in Aylesbury Planning Aylesbury History, AVDC are waiting to see if the Secretary of State will call in the decision.

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REVEALED IN PICTURES: The best pubs in Aylesbury with the best beer gardens to enjoy a drink in the sun

The sunshine has finally arrived in Aylesbury and we’re all desperate to be outside enjoying it.

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Oakman started out with The Akeman in Tring, Herts, and now has over 20 venues in 9 counties

First straws now single-use plastic, popular pub group makes serious pledge

It has been widely acknowledged that Oakman Inns, which operates popular pub-restaurants across Bucks, Herts, Beds, Oxon, Northants and Warwickshire, was the first multiple-site pub group to end the use of plastic straws across their 20 plus venues.

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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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The location of the Watermead crematorium

Green light for Watermead crematorium, again

In what seems like one of the longest planning permission sagas ever, Watermead Crematorium has been granted planning approval by Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC), again.
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What a scorcher! Vale basks in 22 degree heat - with more set to come

What a scorcher! Vale basks in 22 degree heat - with more set to come

Yes - it’s finally here, and it’s time to get out your sun loungers because the Vale is enjoying some glorious weather!

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Members of 3rd Buckingham Scout Group parade around the town at their 2017 St George's Day parade

More than 300 Scouts set to take part in parade through Buckingham

More than 300 Scouts are descending on Buckingham this weekend to take part in a St George’s Day parade through the town.

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Photo of the 'temporary' bridge on Old Stoke Road, Aylesbury. Pic: Google Maps

Is this 24 year-old Aylesbury bridge the longest serving ‘temporary’ structure in Bucks?

Bucks County Council say there are no immediate plans to replace a so-called temporary bridge that has been in place for more than 20 years.

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Posthumous award for inspirational Aylesbury careers advisor Gill Coole

Posthumous award for inspirational Aylesbury careers advisor Gill Coole

Gill Coole, who sadly passed last year after a brave battle with cancer, has received a posthumous national award from the Career Development Institutefor her work with young people.

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Marvellous Mousefest! Drayton Parslow church really has something to squeak about!

Marvellous Mousefest! Drayton Parslow church really has something to squeak about!

An event featuring a display of more than 200 knitted mice took place at Holy Trinity Church in Drayton Parslow over the weekend of April 14 and 15.

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Buckingham Arms on Buckingham Street Aylesbury is now Emperor's Lounge

EDITOR’S COLUMN: The joy of witnessing landmark events - and a call to share your lost Aylesbury pub memories!

This weekend myself and my beloved had a very important task to attend to - escorting said beloved’s teenage nephew to buy his first ever car!

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Fancy travelling ‘hypersonically’? Well Westcott Venture Park project aims to make that a reality

Fancy travelling ‘hypersonically’? Well Westcott Venture Park project aims to make that a reality

A ‘revolutionary’ new aerospace engine which has just received funding from Boeing and Rolls Royce will be tested at the Westcott Venture Park.

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Support for Theresa May’s missile strike in Syria from Aylesbury MP David Lidington

Support for Theresa May’s missile strike in Syria from Aylesbury MP David Lidington

An elected government should have the the power to order military action, Aylesbury’s MP said in the wake of missile attacks in Syria.

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