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    Paralympic flame burns on

    March 16, 2016

    A Heritage Flame will once again burst into life at Stoke Mandeville Stadium this September, to celebrate the launch of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Following its support for previous events, Aylesbury Vale District Council reports that Arts Council England will be providing £138,000 in funding for this year’s Heritage Flame Lighting […]

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    The Gruffalo is coming

    March 12, 2016

    This Easter, centre:mk will host the world’s only ‘Gruffalo Experience’ – open to the public from March 19th until April 10th. A one-of-a-kind visitor attraction, the Gruffalo Experience will come to Middleton Hall as the next destination on its tour of the UK. The Gruffalo Experience at centre:mk is a chance for children to interact with […]

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    Aylesbury Thursdays

    February 22, 2016

    Kingsbury was transformed into a children’s adventure playground last week. A range of attractions was available for young daredevils to enjoy, as part of Aylesbury Town Centre Partnership’s series of #AylesburyThursdays events for the school holidays. Aside from a maze of elasticated spider webs, a multi-coloured bouncy slide and a four-metre high ropes course, creative activities […]

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    Monopoly record

    December 17, 2015

    Wycombe Abbey set a new Guinness World Records title for the ‘Most people playing Monopoly in a single venue’ this week. A total of 585 students and staff gathered for the occasion and played 84 separate games of Monopoly to break the record previously held by NC State University Housing (USA). The event was adjudicated […]

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    Wheelchair sport

    September 28, 2015

    Around 115 disabled children nationwide are all set for WheelPower’s flagship sports event at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, The National Junior Games. Between Monday September 28th and October 1st, teams from 12 different schools will be taking time out of the classroom for a life transforming education on wheelchair sport. The budding athletes will experience a range of new sports over four […]