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Fingerprints aren't as unique as first thought, says Home Office scientist

British Mags - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 20:15

Fingerprints aren't as unique as first thought, says Home Office scientist - The Home Office's first Forensic Science Regulator claims that human error, partial prints and false positives mean that fingerprints evidence is not as reliable as is widely believed. [

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Find out more about Edible Woodland

Buckingham - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:26

An open day for the Buckingham Edible Woodland is being held from 2.30pm to 4pm on Sunday, May 4, for everyone to see what trees have already been planted, and to plant some fruit bushes.



Plan to change fracking trespass law

British Mags - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:31

Plan to change fracking trespass law - Ministers want to give energy firms the right to run shale gas pipes under private land to kick-start fracking. [BBC Politics]

Skin cancer rates 'surge since 70s'

British Mags - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:28

Skin cancer rates 'surge since 70s' - The incidence of the most serious skin cancer is now five times higher than it was in the 1970s, figures show. [BBC Health]

Acclaimed pianist gives recital at Stowe School

Buckingham - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:29

The acclaimed pianist Mei Yi Foo is giving a recital in the Ugland Audiorium at Stowe School at 7pm on April 30, as part of the school’s Chung Steinway concert series.



Rod licence cash helps riverbank

Buckingham - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 09:00

A section of worn bank on the Great Ouse, at Stony Stratford has been repaired with funds raised by Environment Agency rod licences.



Employer of the year award for legal team

Buckingham - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 08:00

Bucks County Council has become the first local authority to be awarded the Employer of the Year award by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.



End of an era as Swan Market closes its doors

Buckingham - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 15:03

Next Saturday sees the end of an era for Buckingham, when the town’s Swan Market closes its doors.



Deaf charity award for contact centre

Buckingham - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 12:42

Work to improve customer relations with people with hearing loss has earned one local authority recognition from a national charity.



Plenty to see at spring show

Buckingham - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:48

This year’s spring show, organised by the Tingewick and Water Stratford Horticultural Society was another great success.



Air your opinions on internet radio station

Buckingham - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:30

How would you like to be a radio star?



Easter relief from bypass roadworks

Buckingham - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:18

Widening roadworks on the A421 will be put on hold during the Easter weekend.



Relay for Life information evening

Buckingham - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:12

An information evening for people who want to take part in the Relay for Life in Buckingham is being held on April 30, at 7.30pm in the Old Gaol.



£200,000 'Dalek' machine blasts POTHOLES in just 120 seconds

British Mags - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:07

£200,000 'Dalek' machine blasts POTHOLES in just 120 seconds - The £200,000 machine is on trial in central Bedfordshire where it is filling in potholes 30 times faster than conventional methods. [Daily Mail Tech]

How leaving NEGATIVE online reviews boosts sales

British Mags - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:05

How leaving NEGATIVE online reviews boosts sales - Researchers in Atlanta, Chicago and Minnesota, claim that being polite in a negative review positively affect the image of both the reviewer and the product being sold. [Daily Mail Tech]

Facebook to shutdown chat function forcing users to download Messenger app

British Mags - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:05

Facebook to shutdown chat function forcing users to download Messenger app - The switchover will begin in Europe where people will instead have to use the Messenger function, which Facebook launched three years ago. [Daily Mail Tech]

Rural centre 'flawed from outset'

British Mags - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:04

Rural centre 'flawed from outset' - A failed rural heritage centre which cost the public purse more than £3.4m when it collapsed should have been more closely monitored, a government auditor says. [BBC Politics]

Pensioners could get death estimate

British Mags - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:02

Pensioners could get death estimate - Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb. [BBC Health]

Step back in time at British Grand Prix

Buckingham - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:00

Silverstone Circuit will be going back in time at this year’s British Grand Prix with a commemorative parade of race winners.



Land Rover's Discovery Vision Concept car can be driven remotely using your iPhone

British Mags - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 20:40

Land Rover's Discovery Vision Concept car can be driven remotely using your iPhone - The Discovery Vision Concept can be driven remotely using a smart phone, a tablet or the car's removable console - a technology once considered so fanciful it appeared in the James Bond film 'Tomorrow Never Dies'. [

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