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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

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