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Lewis Hamilton loses out to Valtteri Bottas in Austria & Sebastian Vettel is penalised

Valtteri Bottas pips Lewis Hamilton to take pole position at the Austrian Grand Prix as Sebastian Vettel was penalised for impeding a rival. Source: BBC...

Foam pollution causes River Great Ouse 'bubble bath'

Nearly 10 miles of the River Great Ouse has been polluted by what is believed to be detergent. Source: BBC Bucks

PICTURE OF THE WEEK: Actions often speak louder than words

EACH week our chief photographer, Anita Ross Marshall, picks her favourite shot from the archives. She writes: Source: Local Bucks

Residents call for better signs in 'dangerous' road over fears of 'nasty' accident

Residents are calling for more “robust” signs on a ‘no through road’ in Marlow amid fears that a reversing car could hit a pedestrian. Source:...

FOOD REVIEW: Pub is A-Head of the curve

As soon as you walk into the Hind’s Head you are greeted warmly in the rustic yet salubrious surroundings. Source: Local Bucks

Murder arrests over Milton Keynes 'hit-and-run' death

Police said they believe a car that struck the man may have been driven at a him deliberately. Source: BBC Bucks

Band in running for top national award

A successful seven-piece Bucks band is up for a national award after packing out dozens of venues in the area with their spectacular tribute act. Source:...

Ella Parker: 'No police misconduct' over Milton Keynes stabbing

Pregnant Ella Parker's death "might have been avoidable", according to a judge. Source: BBC Bucks

NOSTALGIA: Look back at town’s military past

In the absence of Mike Dewey on holiday local history enthusiast Willie Reid has kindly contributed this article. Source: Local Bucks

Watford Premier League footballer faces US court over battery

A Premier League player is facing a court appearance after allegedly hitting a woman in Las Vegas. Source: BBC Bucks

Myspace paedophile jailed for rapes against two girls

Nicholas Day is described as "dangerous without doubt" by a judge as she sentences him to 23 years. Source: BBC Bucks

Plans to overhaul short break services for disabled children as carers reach 'crisis point'

The council is looking to overhaul short break services offered to disabled children and young people, after some carers revealed they reached “crisis point”...

Tesco trials shopping without tills

The retailer is testing whether shoppers can buy products using an app, rather than visiting a till. Source: BBC Bucks

PROPERTY: Public invited to help shape new plans for Gomm Valley

This has turned out to be quite a week for Jonathan Smales, former managing director and international trustee of Greenpeace UK. Source: Local Bucks

Minister accused of reneging on military airfield promise

Fifteen airfields across the UK are set to be sold off over the next six years, mainly for housing. Source: BBC Bucks

Milton Keynes 'hit-and-run' death treated as murder

A man in his 40s died from his injuries a day after being hit by a car in Milton Keynes. Source: BBC Bucks