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Holocaust Educational Trust – Lessons from Auschwitz Project

Around 200 students from schools and colleges across the Thames Valley and Chilterns have visited the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland as part of the Holocaust Educational Trust's 'Lessons from Auschwitz Project'. Richard Carr joined the students from schools in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. More Details Here on

HS2 Gets Royal Assent – Looks Like Full Speed Ahead!

HS2 took a major step forward today (23 February 2017) as Britain’s new railway successfully completed over 3 years of Parliamentary scrutiny to receive Royal Assent. Construction will now begin on schedule in the spring. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said: "Getting the go-ahead to start building HS2 is a massive boost to the

Police to Enforce Marlow Bridge Weight Restriction

Police to enforce Marlow Bridge weight restriction Monday 20 February 2017, 8:44am Thames Valley Police will be checking vehicles crossing Marlow Bridge to make sure they do not exceed the weight limit. For six weeks, from Wednesday 1 March 2017, any overweight vehicles trying to cross the bridge will be turned around by

David Bowie Statue Campaign

[jwplayer mediaid="14301"] David Bowie had a very special connection with Friars Aylesbury. To celebrate that connection by creating a stunning statue of David in Aylesbury Market Square, the same Market Square he referenced in the first line of ‘Five Years’, the opening track of one of the most iconic albums of

Have HS2 Started Work in Fairford Leys?

Tuesday 4th October 2016 [jwplayer mediaid="13694"] Local resident David Stopps woke up with a surprise this morning courtesy of HS2. A spokesperson for HS2 Ltd said: “In order to prepare for construction to begin on HS2 next year, ground investigations are being undertaken on the whole line of route. In Fairford Leys this means

Max Whitlock Picks Up Another Gold In Aylesbury

Tuesday 6th September 2016 [jwplayer mediaid="13663"] Team GB's double gold medal winning gymnast, originally from Hemel Hempstead,  Max Whitlock returned to Aylesbury Nissan today to pick up a rather flashy gold leaf car .... And of course he brought his medals with him and delighted a group of children from Lynx Gymnastics