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Nigerian businessman sentenced for his part in £1.28m Lincolnshire NHS trust fraud

Following a trial at Leicester Crown Court a thirteenth defendant has been convicted of conspiracy to launder money in an international fraud and money laundering investigation.

Crime
Steve Bugeja

Comedy double bill arrives in Thame with Steve, Flo and Joan

An audience in Thame is in for a treat when a comedy double bill arrives in town.

News
Store volunteers Marion Evans and Robert Truman with Unity Bands.

Store staff invite shoppers in Thame to mark World Cancer Day

Shoppers in Thame are being urged to mark World Cancer Day by supporting volunteers running the campaign in town.

News
The Jersey Boys

Here come the boys to Milton Keynes Theatre

I see a lot of shows in this job, and one of the best I have ever seen for sheer uplifting joy, is The Jersey Boys.

Whats on
Rebecca Poole

Great American songbook on way to The Players Theatre

An evening of stunning music and song is promised in Thame next week.

News
Iceland take a stand against plastic

Iceland announces plastic-free packaging plan

Frozen food retailer Iceland has announced it will become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.

Environment
IN COURT: Who’s been sentenced from Aylesbury Vale and beyond

IN COURT: Who’s been sentenced from Aylesbury Vale and beyond

The following people from Aylesbury Vale and beyond have been sentenced at magistrates courts in the county.

News
Damaging winds predicted to bring power cuts and travel disruption across the region this week as Met Office issue weather warning

Damaging winds predicted to bring power cuts and travel disruption across the region this week as Met Office issue weather warning

Very strong winds will affect most of England this week with a new yellow weather warning issued by the Met Office today.

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Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping organic coconuts in plastic

‘Zips on bananas next’ Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping ‘organic’ coconuts in plastic

A supermarket giant has come under fire for selling ‘organic’ coconuts wrapped in plastic packaging.

News
Car break-ins are on the rise

Motorists warned after rise in car break-ins

Almost a quarter of a million cars were broken into according to new figures, with more than half of all police forces in England, Scotland and Wales reporting an increase in thefts from cars over the previous year.

News

VIDEO: More than half of workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague

More than half of UK workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague, a study found.

News
Inpatient is perhaps the pick of the January games

Console Corner: Four games to look out for in January

January is not usually the most thrilling time of year for gamers but here are four releases to look out for.

Lifestyle
A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

If you’re left scratching your head when your teen starts talking about Snapchat stories or checking in on Facebook, brush up on your social media knowledge so you can help them have a safer and more enjoyable experience online.

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Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Fizzy drinks giant Coca-Cola is to launch smaller bottles at higher prices.

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How to stop the humble hedgehog disappearing from British gardens and countryside forever

How to stop the humble hedgehog disappearing from British gardens and countryside forever

Daniel Allen, Keele University

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President of the NFU Meurig Raymond

FARMING MATTERS: Looking towards post Brexit future

Meurig Raymond, president of the National Farmers Union, has released his New Year message, with an emphasis on the future of farming post Brexit.

News

Thames Valley Police couple launch online search for a new kidney for their poorly one-year-old son

A couple from Bicester who both work as Thames Valley Police officers have launched an online search for a new kidney for their poorly one-year-old son.

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Doing this could cost you big

Driving through a puddle in your car in Thame could land you a £5,000 fine

If you drive your car through puddles and splash people in Thame, you could be heading for a £5,000 fine.

News
NHS issue nine telltale signs of Australian Flu as teenager dies after contracting virus

NHS issue nine telltale signs of Australian Flu as teenager dies after contracting virus

The NHS has issued nine telltale signs you could have Australian Flu and it comes after a Scottish teenager died after taking ill with the deadly virus sweeping the country.

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Flytipping

Number of reported flytipping incidents up in South Oxfordshire last year according to new figures

The number of reported flytipping incidents in the South Oxfordshire district increased in 2016/17, according to new figures from DEFRA (the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs).

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