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The report says millions could be saved by Bucks going unitary

The Great Politician Cull: What scrapping district councils could mean for local councillors, senior managers and you

Up to 200 politicians could lose their jobs if Bucks’ four district councils are scrapped in favour of one single county-wide authority.

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Aylesbury NFU branch secretary Mark Wheeler

A new face to help the farmers of the Vale

Farmer’s son Mark Wheeler is looking forward to his new role serving the farmers of the Vale.

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Alex Pratt

Business Eye: It’s still a scary world

The local economic news in Bucks looks pretty good by most all global comparisons.

Alex Pratt

Business Eye: Kick out the egotists, love the specialists

As a man in my early 50s, I am already on Saturday morning of life’s week and I may not even get time to go to a Sunday service before I meet my maker.

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg

Clegg: Build 50,000 new homes along east-west rail route

Up to five garden cities should be built along the new east-west rail route, according to the deputy prime minister Nick Clegg.

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Milk bottles

Farming Matters: Nostalgic for milk bottles

Clinking glass bottles on the doorstep early in the morning is but a happy distant memory for many, as cardboard cartons and plastic milk bottles bought from the supermarket long ago replaced many a doorstep delivery.

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Alex Pratt

Business Eye: Forgettable Labour and energised UKIP

I’ve spent much of the last two weeks observing the various party conferences, to get a sense of what they might do to weigh down or power the real economy forward if they are elected into government.

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