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Welsh artist creates stunning celebrity portraits using…pancakes?

Posted by on Feb 19, 2016 in Local News, Stuff to Eat | Comments Off

Welsh artist creates stunning celebrity portraits using…pancakes?
Yush you’ve read it right. 26 year old Nathan Wyburn from South Wales creates these amazing works of art, not with a paintbrush but with pancakes and other food! Justin Bieber with pancakes So we probably don’t have to tell our readers that Olney has a rich history with pancakes and especially the world famous pancake race which is held every year on Pancake Day! But you’ve most likely never ever seen anything like this right? A life size, super realistic portrait of none... Read More

Suggestions to build eight ‘satellite towns’ in Milton Keynes are hotly contested

Posted by on Oct 6, 2015 in Local News | Comments Off

Suggestions to build eight ‘satellite towns’ in Milton Keynes are hotly contested
Two weeks ago The Citizen revealed new plans to build up to eight so called ‘satellite towns‘ in Milton Keynes, affecting some of it’s most scenic areas such as Bletchley and Olney. ‘Residents are worried, really worried’ If the plan gets a pass it could mean that at least 10.000 new homes will be build in the upcoming years in areas ranging from Olney and Sherington to Moulsoe and Hanslope. The 10.000 houses would be distributed so to say across eight different... Read More

Olney Rugby team honors 16 players killed during WW1

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in Sports | Comments Off

Olney Rugby team honors 16 players killed during WW1
Today exactly 100 years ago Scotland’s and England’s rugby teams played a charity match led by none other than England international and Northampton Saints captain Edgar Mobbs. Its goal back then was to recruit strong sportsmen into Mobbs’ WW1 battalion and now exactly 100 years later the Olney Rugby team played a match in honor of the 16 sportsmen who went and fought in World War One. One of the special guests of the rugby match, which by the way ended with The East Midlands... Read More

Brand new supermarket in Olney would provide 160 jobs if plans go through

Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 in Local News, Stuff to Do | Comments Off

Brand new supermarket in Olney would provide 160 jobs if plans go through
So for a while now there have been plans for a brand new Sainsbury’s Store right here in the center of Olney. If the plans get the go ahead it would provide up to 160 new jobs for the locals living in and around Olney. The current plans show that the proposed store will include a new petrol station and will sell a wide variety of products – mostly food – you normally find in a large scale supermarket. It will however not include a restaurant, pharmacy or any clothing area’s.... Read More

Where to Take Fantastic Photos in Olney

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in Stuff to Do | Comments Off

Where to Take Fantastic Photos in Olney
Olney is a beautiful little market town in Southeast England that many people enjoy visiting to find some peace and quiet and enjoy the tranquil surroundings. There are also some great places to take pictures in Olney. Here are three great locations to check out if you are an avid photographer heading to Olney soon. Castle Ashby While it is not technically in Olney, Castle Ashby is minutes from the town. Even though you won’t be able to enter the castle, you will be able to check out the... Read More

Bringing Kids to the Country

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Stuff to Do | Comments Off

Bringing Kids to the Country
Families growing up the urban areas often deal with their kids taking on an inner city perspective and attitude as they grow. However, there is far more to England than just the city neighborhoods, metro, and shopping. A great way to widen your children’s view of the world is to see more of Britain on a weekend drive or jaunt. The Town of Olney is a great destination for those coming out of London or Birmingham and needing a place to escape to rural life, if just for a few days. Location Close... Read More

First Time Visitors to the UK – Try Olney


Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Stuff to Do | Comments Off

First Time Visitors to the UK – Try Olney

Visiting the United Kingdom can be an amazing adventure for those first-time tourists. However, the U.K. is far more than the City of London. For those who want to experience a bit of the British country life as well for a few days, the Town of Olney may just be the ticket. Located right in the center of England itself, the Town of Olney is fairly easy to get to by car on the M1 and the A509 route as well as by train via the Bedford train station and Milton Keynes Central station. Once in... Read More