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Next year 2016 is a Leap Year - why do we have them?

What is a Leap Year and who invented them? Your questions answered.

6 of the strangest pets you can buy from Buckinghamshire on Gumtree

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What could you find in the depths of Gumtree's Buckinghamshire selection of pets?

Aylesbury's Roald Dahl Festival gets new theme

The streets of Aylesbury will become a tribute to The Twits as The Roald Dahl Festival kicks off this Saturday.

'Thoroughly charming' Val Doonican will be missed by his village neighbours

The singer lived opposite the Red Lion in Knotty Green and regularly helped with the KnotFest musical festival.

Hospice glowing after midnight walkers raise £65,000

Nearly 600 walkers took part in the Hospice of St Francis' Midnight Glow Walk on Saturday.

Top 10 Restaurants in Buckinghamshire according to Tripadvisor

Buckinghamshire is always complimented on its beauty but let's not forget that it also has some of the finest restaurants.

Living alfresco - the 'progressive' way to eat and drink

The UK’s food and drink RoadShow is visiting Aylesbury fon June 19 as part of the 2015 Gastro Alfresco campaign.

Capturing the long summer days in a bottle

It has been said that summer starts when elder trees burst into flower and ends in late August when their berries are ripe.
Savay Lake

Take a hike? Not in Buckinghamshire - county has lowest number of walkers in UK

Despite the beautiful countryside, Bucks residents are the least keen walkers in the country, according to latest data.

Summer holidays are looming - here a list of what NOT to do

Brit holidaymakers have listed their top 10 most irritating holiday habits. Do you agree?

Fifty ways to leave your sofa - go out and explore the magnificent Bucks countryside

It can be easy to forget how lucky we are in Bucks to have such spectacular countryside on our doorstep. While the sun is shining we should explore, as Camilla Goodman finds out

National Bikini Day: 10 of the best bikinis on the high street right now

It's National Bikini Day on Sunday July, 5 and you can celebrate the two-piece in style with these bikinis from New Look, Missguided, River Island, ASOS and more

National Bikini Day: We look back at iconic celebs and today's bikini babes

We look at the hottest stars in their bikinis including Kim Kardashian, Ursula Andress and Halle Berry

Michelle Keegan for Lipsy: Actress launches new Autumn Winter 2015 collection

Actress Michelle Keegan's latest Lipsy range is filled with 70s-inspired pieces and is out now online and in selected stores

Consumer advice: Call to Apple to be fair to UK parents

Inadequate security measures causing children to run up huge bills

Beckham sets the Goldenballs standard in male grooming

As ever we don’t have to look far to see who is driving this trend. It is of course old Goldenballs himself, David Beckham
The 'metrosexual male' means that that men's grooming market is nearly as lucrative as that of the women's

Denise Welch: Christmas comes far too early for me...

In the run-up to the big day I want to go into the supermarket and shout “we are not at war”; you're making a Sunday dinner most mums make weekly

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National Bikini Day: We look back at iconic celebs and today's bikini babes

'Thoroughly charming' Val Doonican will be missed by his village neighbours

Hospice glowing after midnight walkers raise £65,000

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