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Your chance to shine at Horse of the Year Show

0 Have your say The Horse of the Year Show has announced the dates for its 2017 Search For a Star qualifiers. In 2015, 10-year-old Izzy Partridge, from Tingewick, won the Ponies class of her SEIB Search for a Star qualifier, riding her mum’s show pony Ma

today, 17:28 in Regional East

Major boost for firefighters’ campaign

0 Have your say Firefighters from Buckingham Fire Station will be kayaking 80 miles from Buckingham to Huntingdon, in aid of The Cure CJD Campaign, after firefighter John Robinson’s wife Julie was diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). And their

today, 17:28 in Regional East

WATCH: From twerking builders to Scottish football fans: 10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

0 Have your say The Advertising Standards Authority has released the 10 most complained-about adverts from last year. The list includes MoneySuperMarket’s dance-off, Paddy Power’s Euro 2016 advert featuring Scottish fans, and jokes about disability in Ma

today, 16:00 in Regional East

Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

0 Have your say A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns. The Bolt and Mitten soft toy set has been found to contain chemical substances which exceed regulatory limits. It is the black plastic nose on the Bolt (

today, 13:33 in Regional East

Magna Carta was a total failure, says guest lecturer

0 Have your say Former Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge, is giving a public lecture on Magna Carta for the University of Buckingham on Thursday January 26. According to Lord Judge, Magna Carta, 1215, was not a constitutional document but simply a peace tre

today, 12:10 in Regional East

Golf ladies swing into action for young carers

0 Have your say Buckingham Golf Club’s Ladies Section has handed over a cheque for £2,530.87 to Buckingham & Winslow Young Carers (YC2). As Ladies Captain during 2016, Patricia Ellis organised events in support of her chosen charity. She presented...

today, 11:56 in Regional East

Sign up to play ‘the healthiest sport’

0 Have your say There is good news for players who were thinking of taking one of the last remaining spots in the Towcester Monday Five a Side league, which kicks off this Monday night at Towcester Leisure Centre. In addition to a free Nike ball and free

today, 11:56 in Regional East

A successful year for Great Horwood Band

0 Have your say The Great Horwood Band raised £1,326 for charities in 2016, including the North Bucks Downs Syndrome Group, Great Horwood and Singleborough Church Youth Club, The British Heart Foundation, Prostate Cancer UK, Diabetes UK, Great Horwood Vi

today, 11:56 in Regional East

Healthy hints at Little Horwood pre-school help children ‘flourish’

0 Have your say A nursery which promotes healthy living and allows its children to “flourish” has been graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. Fledglings Montessori Pre-school in Little Horwood was visited by a government inspector for the first time since it op

today, 11:20 in Regional East

County unveils plans for unitary authority

0 Have your say A single local authority running all council services in Oxfordshire could save around £100 million over the first five years according to Oxfordshire County Council (OCC). Today (Thursday) OCC launched its ‘One Oxfordshire’ vision which

today, 00:50 in Regional East

Naked female cleaners wanted to clean houses in Aylesbury Vale totally nude for £45 an hour

0 Have your say Naked female cleaners are being sought to clean houses for £45 an hour - on condition they do it in the nude. The requirements are laid out in a job ad from a naturist cleaning firm that wants people to clean houses of naturists up and do

yesterday, 17:38 in Regional East

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

0 Have your say Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

yesterday, 11:32 in Regional East

Pilot dies after plane Crash at Aston Rowant

0 Have your say The pilot of a light aircraft has died in a plane crash on the Buckinghamshire and Oxford border. The aircraft left Turweston Aerodrome in north Buckinghamshire but then crashed at Aston Rowant Nature Reserve at 14:35 GMT. Road diversions

Tuesday, 11:50 in Regional East

In 2022 we’ll be able to watch an 1,800-year old star collision

0 Have your say A star created 1,800 years ago after the collision of two distant suns is set to appear in the night sky for the first time – as the light from the crash finally reaches the Earth. Scientists predict that for six months in 2022, stargazer

Tuesday, 01:55 in Regional East

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

0 Have your say Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research. The findings should cause concern, as the researchers have warned of the huge impact alcohol can have on babies’ health, a

Tuesday, 01:55 in Regional East

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