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Vale headteachers write to Prime Minster to issue grim warning over funding

0 Have your say Two concerned headteachers have issued a stark warning to the Prime Minister and Education Secretary over cuts to secondary school funding. Alan Rosen, head of Aylesbury High School, and Pete Rowe, head of Princes Risborough School have w

today, 11:28 in Regional East

Talented readers capture the wonder of winter in Aylesbury Vale

0 Have your say Winter time can often feel a little dreary can’t it? But here at The Bucks Heraldwe have received some pictures which helped us to feel that it’s not all that bad. From a spectacular bus station sunset, to a cute hedgehog waiting for hibe

today, 11:28 in Regional East

Tributes paid to Bucks County Council cabinet member Martin Phillips

0 Have your say Tributes have been paid following the death of Buckinghamshire County Councillor Martin Phillips. Martin, Cabinet Member for Community Engagement and Public Health, died peacefully at home on Thursday November 24. The funeral is on Thursd

today, 11:28 in Regional East

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

0 Have your say Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research. Although wealth is often regarded as the sign you have made it, seven in 10 UK adults reckon being c

today, 11:09 in Regional East

Diners’ horror as Aylesbury Prezzo runs out of Prosecco and Camembert

1 Have your say Aylesbury locals who visited Prezzo this weekend may have been in for a nasty shock, as the restaurant ran out of Prosecco and Camembert. Lara Wadely took to social media site Twitter to complain: Poor performance last night from @love_pr

yesterday, 13:46 in Regional East

Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

0 Have your say HEALTH experts have said that the office Christmas party should be scrapped in favour of no-booze leisure treats for staff. Research carried out by a charity Alcohol Focus Scotland believe staff get-togethers over the festive period can b

yesterday, 11:37 in Regional East

WE DID IT!!! Aylesbury WILL have the world’s first David Bowie statue

1 Have your say Aylesbury will be the first place in the world to memorialise David Bowie with a statue. A Kickstarter campaign which ends in 20 hours has smashed the target of £100,000 after hundreds of fans from around the world pledged money. The stat

yesterday, 10:58 in Regional East

Supermarket recalls steak over allergy fears

0 Have your say Supermarket giant issues recall on their Butcher’s selection garlic and herb thin cut beef sizzle steak. Asda has taken the decision after it was found the beef sirloin steak contains milk that hasn’t been declared on the packaging. If yo

Monday, 16:23 in Regional East

Last day to pledge! £84,000 raised so far for world’s first David Bowie statue

1 Have your say The Aylesbury David Bowie Statue campaign is entering its final 24 hours, with £84,000 raised so far. But if the £100,000 target is not reached fundraisers will not get any of the money and will have to start again. David and Sue Stopps h

Monday, 16:23 in Regional East

Scientists say nuts to heart disease

1 Have your say A daily handful of any type of nuts slashes the risk of heart disease and cancer, Britain’s biggest killers. Just 20 grammes - 0.7oz- of walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, pistachios, pecans, Brazil nuts and peanuts cuts risk of corona

Monday, 11:18 in Regional East

New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

1 Have your say Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found. Millions also lack confidence in how to feed their newborn and how t

Monday, 10:54 in Regional East

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050

0 Have your say High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict. The only time we can expect to be asked “Are you being served?” is when interacting with an artificially intellige

Monday, 06:43 in Regional East

Heston Blumenthal launches banana and bacon Christmas trifle

0 Have your say Heston Blumenthal is launching yet another bizarrely flavoured Christmas product - a banana and bacon trifle. The dessert, part of his Heston from Waitrose range, is a “rich, decadent trifle with layers of banana, caramel, chocolate and r

Monday, 06:43 in Regional East

Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

11 Have your say The over 50s are finding it difficult to see their GP, according to research by Saga Health Insurance which reveals the places in the UK where over 50s say they struggle most to get an appointment with a doctor. In a poll of more than 10

Monday, 06:43 in Regional East

Time left to help dad’s fight for justice over son who died in Spanish holiday pool

0 Have your say There is still time to donate to a dad’s campaign to help make holiday swimming pools safer. David Williams’ son Craigy died in August in an incident at a Spanish resort. To find out more about the case and donate go to

Sunday, 06:45 in Regional East

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