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2011 Fireworks

Olney Town Fireworks 2011.

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2011 Rugby Reports

Report on last weekend's match and the rest of the season for our local rugby first team.

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21st Nov MOBBS report

Olney Rugby Club were the hosts for the Under 9 MOBBS Qualification rounds on Sunday 21st November.

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Answering Back: Mark Lancaster MP

Ahead of his appearance at the Olney and North Bucks Business Fair, Olney Online questions MP Mark Lancaster about what he is doing for businesspeople.

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At last! Lassan Opens

The new Lassan restaurant has opened on the northern end of Olney High Street.

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Best Kept Winner!

Olney Wins the Michaelis Cup for Best Kept Village in Buckinghamshire.

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Blue Peter and the Pancake Race

The children's TV programme Blue Peter visited Olney for the world famous pancake race in 2010 - making it even busier. This is our report from that unique day...

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Cherry Fayre & Raft Race

The last weekend in June was a busy affair...

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Christmas Appeal

You can help an Olney initiative to provide meals for a group of eighty African orphans.

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Commemorations 2010

The Remembrance Day commemorations will be held on Thursday and Sunday this week.

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Councillor Needed

Olney Town Council is putting out a request for a new councillor...

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Defeat for Rugby First XI

Report inside.

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Dig For Victory

Olney's Cowper and Newton Museum holds a Dig For Victory Weekend.

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Fashion Show

A fashion show featuring Olney boutiques raised over £800 for charity.

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Heartfelt run

Andrew Betts, the Director of an Olney-based charity has overcome his own battles for his latest fundraiser.

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Marathon Men

Olney men Nick Pearce and Nigel Amos are running the London Marathon 25th April 2010. Each is raising £1,500 each for Whizz-Kidz which helps disabled children and young people.

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MI Scheme

News on work on the M1 junctions.

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MK Mayor

Debbie Brock has been elected Mayor of Milton Keynes following her year as Deputy.

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NCT Spring Sale

Find some spring bargains at Olney NCT’s Nearly New Sale!

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Night On The Catwalk

The Rose Court Fashion Show raised money for Willen Hospice...

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Olney Raft Race

Every year the racing is competitive but the costumes are even better. For a taste of a past event, see our picture report below.

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OlneyOnline's Olney and North Bucks Business Fair

The Olney and North Bucks Business Fair was a business showcase organised by OlneyOnline.com

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Picture This

The parish church took part in a national initiative called 'get in the picture'.

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Shopping Evening - cancelled

An Emberton fundraiser has been postponed.

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The Duck Race

The annual duck race had spectators packed by the riverside to see if their sponsorsed duck would win....Continued with more photographs....

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Wonderland Week

The Cowper & Newton Museum had familiar book characters Alice, Rabbit, Duchess & The Queen of Hearts in abundance for its Alice in Wonderland Week.

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Over a thousand pounds was raised by walkers for Age Concern.

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2011 Changes to CAB

Changes to the Citizens Advice Service for Olney are announced.

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Advice for Sellers

Local interiors expert, Miranda Fountaine who writes for a lifestyle magazine and has featured in RED magazine, explains what a House Doctor does for clients.

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Barn Dance for Charity

Ahead of the Olney Newton Link's latest fundraiser - a barn dance - we asked the charity about plans for 2010.

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Big Draw

Olney's Museum joined the national 'Big Draw' campaign.

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BOFF: Big Olney Food Festival

The Big Olney Food Festival draws hundreds to the market square.

The food stalls, entertainment, cooking demo's and family fun are a popular attraction every September.

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Calendar Girls

At the beginning of the year the ladies of Clifton Reynes decided to do something different to raise money for charity - posing nude for a calendar. Sales have gone very well...

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Cherry Fair

The annual fair, held on The Glebe promised a great day out.

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Cherry Fayre

The Cherry Fayre saw The Glebe packed and charity stalls doing well as people had fun in the sun. Continued with more photos....

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Commemorations

The Remembrance Day commemorations were once again very well attended on Sunday 8th November.
A two minute silence was also held on the 11th day at 11 o'clock.

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Doff's Field Open

The celebration to mark the official opening of Doff's Field was tinged with sadness for members of Olney's Rugby Football Club.

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Emberton School Assembly

Staff, parents and children of Emberton School held a special assembly to mourn the death of a pupil.

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Entertainment & Shopping!

The Chamber's Late Night Shopping will not be running in Olney in 2010. This report was about last year's event.

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Exhibition

An exhibition of textiles was on display at Olney's Three Hares Gallery.

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Festival Guide

Olney's restaurants, pubs and shops are joining together for the Big Olney Food Festival (BOFF) in September, a chance to sample some of the tastiest dishes our chefs can muster. Celebrate Food, Glorious Food!

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Fireworks

Olney Fireworks on the Recreation Ground is organised by The Olney Group (TOG)

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Food Festival Stalls!

There was plenty of variety in the food stalls at the Big Olney Food Festival.

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Fragrant Opening

A fragrant new store was given its official opened in Olney.

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Georgian Day

The Cowper and Newton Museum in Olney celebrated the Georgian period during a special two days on August 19th and 20th.

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Holiday Bible Club

Months of planning, designing, building & writing went into this year's successful Holiday Bible Club.

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Lavendon's New Playground

Lavendon Schoolchildren have reason to celebrate with the installation of a new playground.

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MP's delight

Mark Lancaster tells us of his honour at re-election.

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Olney & Africa Week

A series of events was held in October as part of 'Black History Month. 'Olney and Africa marked the 200 years of links to Africa.

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Operation Christmas Child

Nearly 400 parcels went from Olney and the surrounding villages to children in need around the world for Christmas 2009 - a fantastic effort and a reward for all the hard work of organisers.

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Pilgrim's Eye

A new photography exhibition by a local artist will be held at the Three Hares Gallery throughout December.

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Raven Star

A Ravenstone woman has appeared at the Edinburgh festival in a comedy show. In this interview in Jul, Catriona Knox told OlneyOnline about pre-gig jitters.

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Resident artist

In residence here in Olney, the French artist Annie-Claude Mellor uses photography to express herself. OlneyOnline asked her about life, influences and parting with her work.

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Rugby Sevens

A well attended Rugby Sevens tournament took place in Olney - making the most of the new pitches on Doff's field.

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Wurzel Brown

And finally! An allotment holder's scarecrow might get some double takes..

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