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Head teacher in training for 32.6-mile walk to work

0 Have your say The head teacher from Brackley is planning to walk to work to raise funds for her school - a trip of 32.6 miles. Brackley Junior School head Rosalyne Peet, will tackle a cross country route from Rugby on Friday, April 21, between the Walk

7 min. ago in Regional East

Call goes out for your funny pet photos

0 Have your say The Comedy Pet Photography Awards has already received a barrage of strong (and rib-tickling) contenders, but there's still time to enter. The competition, which is open for entries until May, calls on pet-owners the world over to enter f

today, 14:14 in Regional East

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

0 Have your say NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost. Gluten-free foods, omega-3 supplements and travel vaccinations are among th

yesterday, 11:31 in Regional East

Funding for new hub to support Bucks businesses

0 Have your say Plans for a new hub which aims to support the growth of businesses in Bucks have received a boost after a business group pledged £1.3 million towards it. Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (BTVLEP) provided £1.3m i

Monday, 17:10 in Regional East

All change as new £1 coin poised to enter circulation – but companies unprepared

1 Have your say It will be all change in Britain on Tuesday when the new £1 coin enters circulation but millions of commuters could be left facing fresh chaos as it emerged 11 out of 18 rail providers had not upgraded their machines and would be unable t

Monday, 17:10 in Regional East

African hunting dogs get their paws on a brand new enclosure at Whipsnade Zoo

0 Have your say A five-strong group of endangered African hunting dogs will set paw in their brand new home at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo for the first time this spring. Moving into an 8,500sqm enclosure in the UK’s largest zoo, the canines, also known as painted

Monday, 15:10 in Regional East

Average speed cameras to ‘go live’ on Brighton seafront

0 Have your say Traffic cameras will measure drivers’ average speed along Brighton seafront from tomorrow (March 28). They replace ‘fixed’ speed cameras, which photograph vehicles breaking the speed limit at one point in the road. Instead, average speed

Monday, 13:55 in Regional East

Aylesbury Vale MP John Bercow featured in contemporary take on artistic French calendars

0 Have your say Aylesbury Vale MP and Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow takes pride of place at the centre of a contemporary take on the classic French almanac on display at Waddesdon Manor. British artist Adam Dant was specially commissioned t

Monday, 13:55 in Regional East

Motorcyclist dies after crash on A422 near Buckingham

A motorcyclist has died after a crash on the A422 just outside Buckingham on Saturday afternoon. The motorcycle was in collision with a black Skoda Octavia, driven by a man from Aylesbury, who was treated for shock at the scene. The accident happened on

Monday, 13:12 in Regional East

33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

0 Have your say The average age when Britons living in rented accommodation think they’ll be able to afford their own house is 33. The survey by Spark Energy found that one in six respondents (17 per cent) don’t believe they will ever be able to raise th

Monday, 11:36 in Regional East

"I felt like I was in a horror movie" Naomi Arghiros recalls horror crash

0 Have your say A pedestrian who was  run over by a car on a notorious crossing in Buckingham has spoken of the moment she was injured. Naomi Arghiros was struck by a passing car when she was crossing the A413 near to the Tesco superstore and was taken t

Monday, 10:51 in Regional East

Primark recalls kids’ clothing over choking fears

0 Have your say Clothing giant Primark has recalled a line of children’s clothing over safety fears. The Novelty Cat Legging, which was on sale in UK stores from November 8 2016 up to February 22 2017, was found to present a potential hazard during the c

Monday, 10:16 in Regional East

Owning a car and carrying cash ‘increasingly absurd’ in modern life

0 Have your say Owning a car is bcoming ‘increasingly absurd’ as it carrying cash, according to new research. More than three quarters of people in the UK currently use a car, but three in 10 (29%) consider owning one as being increasingly unnecessary ac

Monday, 06:20 in Regional East

Nearly a third of us won’t see mums for Mothering Sunday

2 Have your say Nearly a third of all Brits will not see their mums this Mothering Sunday and almost half will not even send a card, according to a poll. Just 30 per cent of Brit adults will make the effort to see their mothers this weekend while only 40

Monday, 06:20 in Regional East

Baby teething necklaces recalled due to choke hazard

0 Have your say Amber necklaces and bracelets, wooden teething rattles and teething clips have been recalled after Trading Standards test results revealed them to be a choking hazard. The products, manufactured by It’s Handmade are aimed at teething babi

Monday, 06:20 in Regional East

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