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Five people injured after car collided with a telegraph pole in Cheddington

Police are appealing for witnesses after five people were injured when their car collided with a telegraph pole in Cheddington.

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The HS2 fly-through animation of the Phase One route between Birmingham Curzon Street and London Euston

VIDEO: See HS2's route in new animation

The HS2 fly-through animation of the Phase One route between Birmingham Curzon Street and London Euston was developed by HS2 Ltd using the project’s engineering and environmental data.
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HS2 Ltd's Peter Miller, David Garnett, Forest Centre Manager, Joanne Mason from the Forestry Commission, HS2 Minister Nusrat Ghani, Neil Kellett, Forestry Commission England and Cathy Elliott, independent chair of CEF and BLEF during a visit to Wendover Woods

HS2 minister announces grant for new woodland hub at Wendover Woods

HS2 Minister Nusrat Ghani has announced a £450,000 grant for a new woodland hub at Wendover Woods.

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A4146 Stoke Hammond Bypass

Bucks County Council approve £4.5 million investment to resurface the Stoke Hammond Bypass

Bucks County Council has approved a £4.5 million investment for resurfacing the crumbling A4146 Stoke Hammond Bypass this summer.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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One of HS2's main contractors 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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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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Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed officers on trains across the UK may become a more common sight, following an announcement by British Transport Police.

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VIDEO: Shooting stars due to provide one of most dazzling displays ever this week

Night-time sky-watchers willing to brave the cold can look forward to a spectacular display of shooting stars later this week.

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Watford Tunnel approach completed work

£4m rail upgrade after landslide on West Coast main line

Rail bosses have completed a £4million upgrade which was made following last year’s landslide at Kings Langley.

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Waddesdon crash victims - top left Saavan Mundae, top right Capt Mike Green and bottom Nguyen Thanh Trung

Waddesdon air crash victims formally identified

The victims of Friday’s air accident in Waddesdon have been formally identified by police.

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Picture: Hayley O'Keeffe

BREAKING NEWS: Emergency services at scene of crash involving aircraft and helicopter near Aylesbury

Emergency services are at the scene of an air accident involving an aircraft and a helicopter near Aylesbury.
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Thames Valley Air Ambulance Medical Director, Dr Syed Masud was named Doctor of the Year

Air Ambulance Director, Dr Syed Masud, has been named Doctor of the Year!

Thames Valley Air Ambulance Medical Director, Dr Syed Masud was named Doctor of the Year at a national awards evening for leading the introduction of medical governance within Thames Valley Police.

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VIDEO: Top LA directors create new campaign to show dangers of driving with a mobile phone

The directors behind the video for Pharrell Williams’s hit song Happy have teamed up with THINK! for its latest road safety campaign, aimed at cutting the numbers of people killed or injured by drivers using mobile phones.

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Inspector Simon Hills of the Joint Roads Policing Unit. Photo: Thames Valley Police NNL-171018-104427001

Uninsured vehicles campaign heralded by police

A pioneering operation targeting uninsured vehicles was heralded by the police as 80 per cent of those vehicles have now been insured.

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