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Midsomer Murders tours return for a second season in thame

Popular tours of Thame based on TV’s Midsomer Murders have been launched for the summer season.

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1948 Rycotewood Christmas celebrations at the Masonic Hall in Thame

Exhibition commemorates 80th anniversary of furniture craft school in Thame

A historic furniture institution founded in Thame in the early 20th century is returning home for a commemorative exhibition.

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Signed cricket bat goes under the hammer in Thame to help hospice

Signed cricket bat goes under the hammer in Thame to help hospice

A cricket bat signed by a number of top players including ◦Geoffrey Boycott and ◦Ian Botham is being auctioned for charity in Thame on Saturday, April 28.

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Man from Thame jailed for drug dealing

Man from Thame jailed for drug dealing

A man from Thame has been sentenced for drugs offences following a Thames Valley Police investigation.

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Pat Shepherd, chairman of Thame Players, with Simon Vickers, CEO of Rectory Homes.

Sponsorship for Thame Players helps shows and theatre

Amateur theatre in Thame has been given a huge boost with a new sponsorship dea.

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The Shankers team win Mayor of Thame's charity golf competition.

Mayor of Thame’s golf day putts over £4,500 in charity coffers

Mayor of Thame, Cllr Tom Wyse, held a hugely successful charity golf day on Friday, April 20, with an impressive amount of over £4,500 being raised for the his chosen charities – the Red Kite Family Centre and the Thame and District Day Centre.

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Vicar of Dibley by Haddenham Players. Picture Keith Milmer

Haddenham Players bring on the laughs with Vicar of Dibley

Haddenham Players certainly took on a challenge when they presented ‘The Vicar of Dibley’ at Haddenham Village Hall on Saturday and Sunday, April 14 and 15, writes Margaret Watkins.

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Register on the day for Thame school’s 5k fun run and obstacle challenge

About 130 participants have signed up to take on the Lord Williams’s School (LWS) 5K fun run and obstacle challenge on Saturday, April 28 - and organisers have announced that registrations can be made on the day.

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Peppa Pig - Woburn visit

Children’s TV stars to spring into action at Bedfordshire’s Woburn Safari Park

The stars of the hit children’s TV series Peppa Pig and PJ Masks are planning a special fun-filled weekend (28-29th April) at Woburn Safari Park.

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Chris Da Ambassada Grant on stage after receiving his reward, watched by his wife

Aylesbury reggae star scoops top honour at music awards

Aylesbury reggae artist Christopher Grant is celebrating after scooping the scene’s top award.

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BREAKING: Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby boy

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a son weighing 8lbs 7oz, Kensington Palace has announced.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Why you could face a HUGE fine if you wear sunglasses while driving

Why you could face a HUGE fine if you wear sunglasses while driving

We have been spoilt with sunshine for the last few days and the sunglasses have been out in force.

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Climate change is slowing Atlantic currents that help keep Europe warm

Climate change is slowing Atlantic currents that help keep us warm

The ocean currents that help warm the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America have significantly slowed since the 1800s and are at their weakest in 1600 years, according to new research my colleagues and I have conducted.

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Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

New analysis of energy tariffs has shown British bills have fallen by as much as 11 per cent in the last 12 months – depending on where you live.

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REVEALED: The secret Netflix codes that unlock thousands of TV shows and movies

Deciding what to watch on Netflix can be time-consuming. Especially when there are hard-to-please friends or relatives involved.

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10 ways your home could be breaking the law – without you even knowing it

10 ways your home could be breaking the law – without you even knowing it

If you’ve worked on improving your home or garden, it’s worth bearing in mind that there are various ways in which you could be unknowingly falling foul of the law.

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Why booking a flight on a Monday could save you money

Why booking a flight on a Monday could save you money

Mondays may be a drag for some, but the first day of the week is the ideal time to think ahead to life away from the 9-to-5 grind.

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Hungry House takeaway service to close down

Hungry House takeaway service to close down

Takeaway food service Hungryhouse has announced that it is closing, after twelve years of delivering fast food.

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FARMING MATTERS: Lambing in full flow with lots of singles

Driving into the office yesterday I passed a field filled with ewes and lambs, and it was obvious the gorgeous little lambs were Jacob crosses due to their black, brown and white colouring. I used to have a pet ewe that was a Suffolk/Jacob cross and she was a beautiful chocolate brown colour.

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