Welcome to Vale Life Magazine!

Vale Life magazine is written, designed and produced by people who live in the Aylesbury, Thame and surrounding area, as a local interest publication for those who live and work here. We are a small, independent, local business.

Buy local!

Please support the local firms and businesses who advertise in Vale Life Magazine – without them there would be no Vale Life Magazine! We produce our magazine and distribute it for free around the local area as our costs are covered by those who advertise their products and services in the magazine.

It’s Free!

Vale Life Magazine is distributed free through a wide variety of outlets in Tring, Aylesbury, Waddesdon, Thame, Chinnor, Wendover, Princes Risborough, Long Crendon, Haddenham and surrounding area. Please take one home, read it, pass it around, keep on your coffee table, give it to a friend and then recycle it! You can also read it online at www.vale-life.co.uk

Would you like to stock Vale Life Magazine?

Stocking Vale Life Magazine won’t make you rich, but it will give you a warm fuzzy feeling inside and is an extra reason for customers old and new to come in and visit your business – how often are you able to hand your customers a lovely added-value giveaway with their purchases!? They have it in Waitrose, you know! If you would like to stock Vale Life Magazine at your premises, then please get in touch to discuss the opportunities.


Nothing in this magazine (including adverts) may be reproduced in any shape or form (in whole or part) without the express written permission of the publishers. © Copyright Vale Life Magazine 2020. All rights reserved.

We do our best

We have made every effort to ensure that all information contained in Vale Life Magazine or on www.vale-life.co.uk is correct and accurate. However, we accept no responsibility for any errors or omissions and can offer no compensation in such cases. The opinions, thoughts, views and ideas expressed in Vale Life Magazine articles are strictly those of the authors. Please phone ahead or check websites if you are going to an event or visiting a business you have seen advertised as details can change after publication.

Buyer beware

Vale Life Magazine cannot accept any responsibility for disputes between advertisers and their customers. Caveat emptor – let the buyer beware.


To guarantee your copy of Vale Life Magazine for a whole year, please send a cheque for £25 (eight issues p&p inc) made payable to Vale Life Magazine, to 23 Glenham Road, Thame, Oxon, OX93WD. Don’t forget to include your name, address and telephone number in case we need to get in touch.and we’ll post it to you hot off the press. Or you can purchase online via our website main menu ‘Magazines’ tab.

Missing an issue?

We hold a small number of back copies in stock so if you do need a particular edition, please get in touch and we’ll see if we have one. Each back issue costs £3.50 including postage and packing.

Your privacy is important to us –

GDPR details.

This privacy policy explains what information we will collect and how we will use it. Please read it carefully and contact us if you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices.

What information do we collect?

We collect the following data:

  • Your name and email address when you submit them via our newsletter sign up form.
  • We will use this information to send you occasional newsletters by email.
  • We may also occasionally contact you to let you know about other services we offer that may be of interest to you. You will be able to unsubscribe from these mailings at any time by clicking on the link at the bottom of any marketing email that we send you.
  • This website uses Google Analytics to collect data regarding how visitors use the website which we use to improve the performance of our website.
  • We do not access, collect or store any data relating to your payments for any services or products via this website.

What legal basis do we have for processing your personal data?

We process your personal data in line with our legitimate interests as a business to market our goods and services. You can opt out of such marketing activities by clicking on the unsubscribe link in any marketing-related email that we send you.

When do we share personal data?

We do not share personal data with any third parties.

How long do we keep your personal data for?

We will not retain your personal data for longer than is reasonably necessary.

Your rights in relation to personal data

Under GDPR you have the right to:

  • access the personal information which we hold about you
  • correction and deletion
  • withdrawal of consent
  • data portability
  • restriction of processing and objection
  • lodging a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office

Should you wish to exercise any of these rights then please contact: editor@vale-life.co.uk