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Lighting up historical Waddesdon Manor for a magical Christmas holiday season

Magical lights and animals are the theme for Christmas at Waddesdon this year, with thousands of fairy lights on the trees in the house and a huge fluorescent dragon in the grounds.

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When do you put your Christmas decorations up?

When should you put your Christmas tree and decorations up?

For many Christmas loving Brits it’s time to start considering when the Christmas decorations will go up, but when is the correct time to start the festivities?

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11th hour bid to save historic Wolverton Works near Milton Keynes hits the buffers

11th hour bid to save historic Wolverton Works near Milton Keynes hits the buffers

A last minute bid from Historic England has failed to save the heritage-steeped buildings at Wolverton Works from being bulldozed.

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The end of the world?

PREVIEW: End of the world

Clear your diaries folks - we have a big day tomorrow (Saturday, September 23), when all life as we know it may end.

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Bema Republic products were created by Milton Keynes-born student Jessica Asare.

UK’s first African print bikini launches by student from Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes-born Jessica Asare has launched Britain’s first African-printed swimwear line from her university bedroom.

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The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

Emma Elsworthy

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Milton Keynes Museum is one of several locations across the city to host the Open Days in September

Heritage Open Days will celebrate 50 years of Milton Keynes

The past will come to life at 70 free Heritage Open Days in September forming part of the 50th anniversary celebrations for Milton Keynes.

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A telephone box library in Woburn.

Refurbished telephone box becomes a free library in Woburn

Residents of Woburn are welcomed to pick up a book, or exchange an old one for a new one, at the telephone box next to the Town Hall.

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Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Most of us can’t tell what’s wrong with a faked picture - underlining the threat to democracy by the spread of made up propaganda, a study shows.

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Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally successful series.

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Bletchley Park

Half term fun at Bletchley Park

Are you looking for something to do this half term? Look no further than Bletchley Park, who have that cracked!

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Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

A family of four will cough up almost as much as the cost of a weekly food shop to visit some of the country’s leading museums, according to new research.

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Kenneth Tindall

Interview: Casanova choreographer talks about ballet ahead of Milton Keynes date

We chat to Kenneth Tindall who has put together the Northern Ballet's production of Casanova coming to Milton Keynes Theatre next week

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Photo by Connie Fore

Call goes out for your funny pet photos

The Comedy Pet Photography Awards has already received a barrage of strong (and rib-tickling) contenders, but there's still time to enter.

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Sculpture Gallery presents the magic of opera by candlelight

Sculpture Gallery presents the magic of opera by candlelight

Three of the leading lights in international opera will be presenting a dramatic musical programme as part of The Sculpture Gallery’s dynamic series of evening events.

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Fabric brand supports Milton Keynes College students with new denim project

A ‘leading’ fabric brand as launched a special ‘Decades of Denim’ project with Milton Keynes College’s fashion students.

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The Red Shoes at Milton Keynes Theatre

Theatre around MK: your guide to the week ahead

From classy ballet to charming fairtytales, there's plenty of theatre happening around Milton Keynes...
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Cordelia Braithwaite as Aurora in a previous production of Sleeping Beauty

Cordelia steps into The Red Shoes

For someone who wanted to be a vet, Cordelia Braithwaite’s career has taken a surprise turn.

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Let It Shine: Kyle, Hercules, Nicky, Danny, Melanie C, Bradley, Huw, Julius, and Woburn's Jason Brock  (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy BBC One

Star struck Jason sings with Mel C in BBC One competition Let It Shine

Woburn’s talented Jason Brock stormed his way into the next round of BBC singing competition, Let It Shine.

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Blue Peter presenter Barney Harwood takes part in Olney's Pancake Day race 2015

Olney Pancake Race featured in the UK’s top 15 February events

Olney Pancake Race has been named in leading travel site’s best events to attend in February.

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