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Console Corner: Hungry Shark signals change of tide in video gaming world

An announcement from Ubisoft this week has signalled a real change of tide in the world of video games.

Lifestyle
Grand manor home was once a hunting lodge used by Henry VIII

Grand manor home was once a hunting lodge used by Henry VIII

Cainhoe Manor is steeped in history.

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Severe weather warning issued with a risk that high temperatures could trigger heavy showers and thunderstorms

Thunderstorms and heavy showers could hit our area on Friday afternoon and into the evening, according to the Met Office.

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Thame Town Music Festival. Picture: SGG/Stephen Greenhough

Free music festival draws crowds to the big party in thame

The weather was beautiful for the big music party in Thame - and the crowds turned up in style.

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Veterans in Crisis: ‘We must find out if international suicide rates are reflected in UK’

A psychologist at a leading veterans charity says it is important that more research is carried out  in order to find out if a spike in military veteran suicides among the UK’s allies is also reflected among British ex-service personnel.
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Isis Lacemakers

Try your hand at lacemaking during free exhibition in Thame

The history of the beautiful craft of lacemaking can be discovered at an exhibition opening in Thame.

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Our campaign calls on the Government to get a grip on veteran suicide figures

The Government is today accused of “turning a blind eye” to concern that suicides among military veterans are spiralling after a Johnston Press investigation found that no comprehensive official records are kept of the number of British ex-servicemen and women taking their lives.
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Work on your pizza creations at Thame Food Festival

Work on your pizza creations at Thame Food Festival

Free pizza workshops will be cooking up some treats at Thame Food Festival.

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Life on the road with music greats revealed in new book by Thame author

Life on the road with music greats revealed in new book by Thame author

A retired sound engineer from Thame has shared his experiences of life on the road with famous music stars in a new book.

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Police appeal after vehicles are damaged in Chinnor

Police appeal after vehicles are damaged in Chinnor

Two vehicles have been damaged in Chinnor and police are appealing for witnesses.

Crime

Venomous bird-eating spiders found on the loose in the UK

Two giant bird-eating tarantulas with a leg span of up to 10 inches could be on the loose, after babies were found abandoned in a car park.

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The top five cottages in our region perfect for a countryside escape!

The top five cottages in our region perfect for a countryside escape!

Thinking of escaping the rat race and upping sticks to the countryside?

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Incredibles 2: great fun

More Incredible adventures in top-notch sequel

Matt Adcock reviews Incredibles 2 (PG)

Arts
The Blakesley Show is on August 4

All the fun of the fair at the Blakesley Show with Michael Graham

The Blakesley Show is all set for another successful year celebrating the very best of British livestock, local food, and rural skills.

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Horsefly bites can result in horrible, painful blisters

Why bloodsucking horseflies are on the rise this summer

As temperatures reached the exotic heights of 31C across the country this week, sunbathers could be in for more than a tan as horse flies appear to be terrorising the nation.

Health
Highways England are reviewing speed limits around roadworks

Speed limits could be increased but concern remains over road workers safety

Drivers could be allowed to travel at increased speed through motorway roadworks depending on what day of the week they are travelling, under new plans from Highways England.

Offbeat
Picture yourself in this perfect postcard cottage

Picture yourself in this perfect postcard cottage

If you’ve ever imagined yourself living in a quintessentially English thatched cottage, then Ivy Cottage in Flitton may well be your dream property.

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Horsefly bites can result in horrible, painful blisters

As NHS warn of a rise in blood sucking insects and horsefly bites, here’s what you should do if bitten

Brits may have been basking in the tropical sunshine over the past few weeks, but the downside to the balmy weather is that painful bites by bloodsucking insects have soared.

Health
Young farmers at the Lord Mayor's Show 2017 in London

FARMING MATTERS: Taking to the streets of London

Young farmers are being sought to join one of the most popular civic pageants in the world. The National Farmers Union (NFU) wants a bunch of enthusiastic young farmers to have starring roles in the 2018 Lord Mayor’s show in London and is launching a competition to find them.

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A giant penis, crop circles and lunch at Chequers, Donald Trump’s visit to Aylesbury Vale as it happened

Donald Trump’s visit to Aylesbury Vale was eventful to say the least and you can relive it with our feed and first-person take on the day.

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