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TRACY KISS COLUMN: Looking for something different to give this Christmas? Then look no further than Aylesbury!

TRACY KISS COLUMN: Looking for something different to give this Christmas? Then look no further than...

With Christmas fast approaching it can be difficult to find quirky, unusual and entertaining gift ideas aside from the traditional socks and perfume combo that we all seem to default to when we can’t think of anything else to buy! One thing that I...

yesterday, 16:47 in Regional East
 
Have your say on plans to extend cycleway through Buckingham

Have your say on plans to extend cycleway through Buckingham

A consultation on plans to extend a cycleway so that it covers more of Buckingham is underway. OTHER STORIES FROM THE ADVERTISER:...

yesterday, 16:47 in Regional East
 
Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits. With all the stress of buying presents and getting the Christmas dinner sorted it’s important to know when your benefits will be landing in...

yesterday, 12:35 in Regional East
 
Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’. Previously Mug Shots and Batchelors Pasta ‘n’ Sauce packet meals were counted as free foods but now dieters will have to count the popular...

yesterday, 11:33 in Regional East
 
Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your paths and driveways? Expert advice

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your paths and driveways? Expert advice

Despite snow falling on most of the region, many residents are still nervous about clearing it for fear of getting punished. But, clearing snow and ice from your drive and the pavement outside your home can actually help prevent slips and falls. And...

yesterday, 11:33 in Regional East
 
Review into Aylesbury Vale Broadband ordered following 'conflict of interest' criticisms

Review into Aylesbury Vale Broadband ordered following 'conflict of interest' criticisms

The leader of the council has been accused of creating a ‘conflict of interests’ over the authority’s Aylesbury Vale Broadband (AVB) venture. District councillors raised several questions over Aylesbury Vale District Council’s (AVDC) commercial...

Tuesday, 17:44 in Regional East
 

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. The Geminid meteor shower, which returns every December, is predicted to be one of the most dazzling ever. An almost absent...

Tuesday, 17:12 in Regional East
 
County eyes big tax rise in latest budget

County eyes big tax rise in latest budget

Council tax for Oxfordshire County Council provided services could be rising by 4.99 per cent according to next year’s budget. Ahead of the council’s performance scrutiny committee meeting on December 14, the county council has released its new budget...

Tuesday, 11:58 in Regional East
 
Ice warning issued by Met Office for Tuesday morning as motorists warned to be prepared for big freeze

Ice warning issued by Met Office for Tuesday morning as motorists warned to be prepared for big freeze

With temperatures set to plummet well below zero degrees tonight the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice for the evening and tomorrow morning. A spokesman for the Met Office said: "Ice is expected to form on some surfaces from...

Monday, 19:35 in Regional East
 
Snow in Aylesbury Vale - council forced to reschedule and cancel some bin collections

Snow in Aylesbury Vale - council forced to reschedule and cancel some bin collections

Aylesbury Vale District Council has postponed a number of its bin collections and cancelled one following the snowy weather. A statement from the council read: “Due to the forecast of extremely low temperatures overnight, we anticipate that icy and...

Monday, 17:21 in Regional East
 
Keith Chegwin dies aged 60 - and how he lent his support to a Buckingham charity this spring

Keith Chegwin dies aged 60 - and how he lent his support to a Buckingham charity this spring

Charismatic TV star Keith Chegwin - who supported a Buckingham charity by hosting a charity event in the spring has died aged 60. Mr Chegwin, whose TV credits included The Big Breakfast, Swap Shop, Cheggers Plays Pop and Extras died after suffering...

Monday, 15:12 in Regional East
 
Is this the best snowman in Bucks? Send us your pics!

Is this the best snowman in Bucks? Send us your pics!

With the Vale transforming into a wintry wonderland this weekend, a few frosty friends started to appear in front gardens across the county. Robin and Suriya Choudhury, together with their 14 year old son Samial, built this 6ft 4" snowman with...

Monday, 14:34 in Regional East
 
Ice and snow warning further extended across the region today by Met Office

Ice and snow warning further extended across the region today by Met Office

The Met Office is warning there may be more snow on the way in the south Midland today and have extended the area and timeframe where it may fall. A spokesman for the Met office said: "With cold conditions and some snow lying over parts of...

Monday, 11:26 in Regional East
 
SNOW INFORMATION: Traffic and school disruption after snowfall in Aylesbury Vale

SNOW INFORMATION: Traffic and school disruption after snowfall in Aylesbury Vale

Snow continues to bring driving disruption for commuters across the Aylesbury Vale this morning. Yesterday the A41 close to Tring was closed after around 100 cars were stranded by the heavy snowfall which continued throughout the day. Over last 24...

Monday, 09:42 in Regional East
 
M&S slammed over “irresponsible” plastic apple packaging

M&S slammed over “irresponsible” plastic apple packaging

Marks & Spencer has been slammed by shoppers and scientists for selling apples in a plastic TUBE - so they can fit in car cup holders. The retailer is flogging three ‘Baby Rockit’ apples in cylinder-shaped packets - which they say make them easier...

Monday, 06:47 in Regional East
 
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