Business
  • The league goes back to 1891

    Estate agents on the ball

    September 5, 2019

    Estate agency Michael Anthony Estate Agents and Aylesbury and District Football League are looking forward to the forthcoming football season – with sponsorship the name of the game. The sponsorship, which started in January, provides further awareness of the league and underlines the importance grass-roots football offers many local communities. Michael Anthony has a long-held […]

  • Aylesbury Waterside Festival: The Little Trip Boat

    Festival’s ‘shipmates’

    September 4, 2019

    Waterside Festival is lucky to be sited around Aylesbury’s revitalised canalside public space and with the day of festivity fast approaching, take a moment to appreciate the support received from Waterside Festival supporters. Before last year’s festival splashed onto the scene, Aylesbury’s canal basin was a  little-known gem, but now it begins a new chapter […]

  • Mark Shaw and Kevin Allen look over the plans

    Resurfacing delayed

    August 23, 2019

    The installation of a low noise surface on Wendover bypass will be slightly delayed, Buckinghamshire County Council has announced. Work on the new £1.51 million surface, funded by HS2 as mitigation for the extra noise generated by construction traffic using the road, was due to start in the August bank holiday week. However, issues relating to the availability […]

  • Climate change

    Climate crisis action

    August 16, 2019

    A new council committee in South Oxfordshire that will help tackle the climate emergency is due to meet for the first time in September. At its July meeting, South Oxfordshire District Council agreed unanimously to establish the specialist committee to advise the council on how it can tackle local issues affected by the climate emergency. […]

  • Chairman and Cllr Paul Irwin

    Sporting chance

    August 13, 2019

    Aylesbury’s Bedgrove Park has seen the opening of three refurbished training courts, which have been marked out for netball and tennis. These are free to use for park visitors and also provide a larger outside space for hirers of the community centre. Officially opened by Aylesbury Vale District Council Chairman Cllr Judy Brandis (see picture) on […]

  • Lisa Sell, Thame author

    Hidden talents

    August 12, 2019

    Former Thame writer Lisa Sell takes a time trip to the ’80s in her new crime novel, Hidden. Described as ‘unputdownable’ by one early reviewer, it tells the story of secrets of the past that come to light years after the body of a 14-year-old girl is found on a railway track. Main character Jen […]