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Alex Pratt

Business Eye: Where do we go next?

Is it just me or do you also have flashbacks about some of the stuff we were taught at school which has proven almost clairvoyant in nature?

Barry Atkins with Trading Standards Community Champion Tina Stewart

STOP THE SCAMMERS: Veteran soldier lost £2,000 in Spanish lottery scam

A veteran solider from Aylesbury who was tricked out of £2,000 in a ‘Spanish lottery’ scam is one of hundreds of people across Bucks who falls prey to con-artists every year.

Alex Pratt

Business Eye: 86,400 seconds a day. Don’t take it for granted

In the upper echelons of physics there is a debate about whether time exists.

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There were 825 'business deaths' in Aylesbury Vale last year

Debt warning after 825 ‘business deaths’ across the Vale

Businesses are being urged to manage debt better after it was revealed there were 825 ‘business deaths’ in Aylesbury Vale alone last year.

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Former owner of Jardines Stan Adams at the new bowling alley in Gatehouse Way

He’s a legend! Jardines boss Stan’s emotional appearance at new bowling alley’s opening video

Former boss of Jardines, Stan Adams, was the first to take to the lanes in the town’s new bowling alley on Saturday.

Alex Pratt

Business Eye: UKIP machine is simple and compelling

This weekend, my young nephew Max reminded me that I was the future once and that I am hoping his generation will prove better at taking the brave economic decisions than we have been.

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The Hempel lathe machine at Ercol

Industrial drill went through factory worker’s hand during safety breach

A furniture manufacturer has been fined for safety breaches after a worker’s hand was pierced by an industrial drill.

Orlando Valvona - business supplied tiles for the new Paddington film - pictured outside the Cambridge Street shop are Carlo and Sarah Valvona with baby Gabriella and Don Valvona (Carlo's dad)

Firm’s bear necessities for Paddington film

When movie bosses needed the right sort of tiles for a set on the new Paddington Bear film they turned to a father and son firm for help.

Aylesbury NFU branch secretaries Mark Wheeler (left) and Simon Parker (right) with National Livestock Board chairman Charles Sercombe (centre)

‘Farming is sexy again’

Farmers learnt that their industry is becoming ‘sexy’ again when they met at Hartwell House for their AGM.

Alex Pratt

Business Eye: Learn from history’s greatest mistakes

History leaves us big clues from which to learn although we do seem to have the knack for ignoring these gifts.

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