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What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

While many of us are in constant touch electronically with friends and family, the old tradition of sending (and receiving) Christmas cards to far-flung places is one that we still hold dear.

Are you a heavy snorer?

Loud snorers more at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease says new research

A study of middle aged and elderly people found those with sleep apnoea had a build up of proteins in their brain that trigger the condition.

Road rage

Revealed: Top 50 bugbears of motorists from lane hoggers to tail-gaters

Lane hoggers, tail-gaters and frequent lane-changers are among the most annoying bugbears for motorists, according to new research.

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FARMING MATTERS: Ensuring the health of newborn calves

Livestock farmers are always looking for ways to ensure the health of their herd. A recent workshop focused on top tips for healthier calves, highlighting the significant impact scours and pneumonia have on calf rearing operations, and offering timely advice on how to make young stock more resilient to these costly diseases.


Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

MP John Howell

MP re-appointed to Council of Europe

MP for Henley, John Howell, has been re-appointed to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

Team Corby

10-year-olds pedal to Amsterdam to help education aid

Two young schoolgirls have raised almost £3,000 for education aid in Malawi by cycling to Amsterdam.

Thame festive fun run

Sign up for town’s festive run and help hospice funds

Get your Christmas jumbers ready and sign up for the Festive Fun Run around Thame.

Picture Paul Nelson Photography

Plans for centenary tribute

Thame is looking ahead to next year’s signifcant Act of Remembrance, as this year’s commemoration was held.

ACC Dave Hardcastle

Road accident victims remembered in special ceremony hosted by police in Thame

The lives of those lost on the roads will be commemorated at a special ceremony in Thame this weekend.

Mayor Tom Wyse opens Cards For Good Causes shop in Thame

Festive fundraising shop open at church

A festive shop in Thame run by volunteers has been opened by the Mayor Cllr Tom Wyse.

Sinaia Peles Castle

Taste wines from Romania at friendship fundraiser

A fundraising wine tasting event is being hosted by the Thame-Sinaia Friendship Association in collaboration with Thame Youth Memorial.

Fire damage

Crews tackle blaze at village restaurant

A fire broke out at The Swan restaurant in Tetsworth in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday, November 15).

Thame's Christmas lights switch-on event in 2016

When is Thame’s official Christmas lights switch-on?

Thame’s Christmas lights are being switched on by the mayor and the winner of the town’s Snowflake Search competition on Friday December 1.

Photos from previous Aylesbury Christmas light switch-on events

When is Aylesbury’s official Christmas lights switch-on?

Aylesbury’s Christmas lights will be switched on later this week.

Commonly used blood thinner can prevent cancer

Common blood thinner lowers cancer risk

The common blood thinning drug warfarin lowers the risk of cancers in the over 50s.


Lidl recalls drink due to allergy risk

Discount supermarket chain Lidl is recalling four varieties of its drinking choclate sticks as they contain various allergens such as nut, wheat, gluten soya and dairy products.

Police issue warning over bogus callers

Police warning over cold calls from bogus bailiffs

Action Fraud, the UK’s fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, has reported an increase in cold calls to the public from bogus bailiffs requesting payments for a “phantom” debt.

Ever wondered what the most used emoji is?

Apple reveals the most popular emojis

The most popular emojis among US English speakers has been revealed by tech giant Apple.

Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

A popular brand of protein supplement has been recalled by its manufacturer due to its containing possible allergens not mentioned on its label.

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