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1994

Mix96 first started broadcasting to Bucks and Beyond at 7.45 am on 15th April

Tesco opened a new superstore on the Tring Road

The National Spinal Injuries Centre at Stoke Mandeville celebrated 50 years of work in Aylesbury Vale

Nigel Brown from Aston Clinton was behind the wheel for the inaugural train journey through the Channel Tunnel

 

snow


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1995

The Queen and Prince Phillip came to Waddesdon Manor for the official reopening

March saw chaos on roads due to snow

Aylesbury Utd appeared on the TV show ‘They Think Its All Over’

1996

Madonna was filming scenes for the £50 million blockbuster ‘Evita’ at Halton House

Aylesbury concert band was reconstructed

1997

In February the first phase of the Wendover by-pass opened

The Princess of Wales backed the Mix96 and Bucks Herald ‘Free Spirit’ campaign with a donation. The charity helped send terminally ill children to the islands of Turks and Caicos

Nathan joins Mix96 – he’s still here!

1998

Cherie Blair opened the new CT scanner at Stoke Mandeville Hospital

Aylesbury Prison was criticised after an inspection report highlighted its poor health regime 

nathan from the 90s

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1999

The Aylesbury New Deal for Communities (NDC) programme was established to aid the social and physical regeneration of the area over ten years.

An election took place on 6 May to elect members of AVDC. The Lib Dems lost overall control of the council

2000

Heading into the new millennium Aylesbury became twined with Bourg-En-Bresse near Lyon in France

Aylesbury United FC were relegated

2001

Foot and Mouth disease devastated the farming industry in Bucks as well as throughout Britain

21 men were arrested and questioned over a race riot in Aylesbury

2002

World Cup fever came to Aylesbury – the England football team trained at Aylesbury United’s ground at Buckingham Road

Ten thousand people flooded to Aylesbury town centre to see the Queen as she visited during her jubilee tour.

The Queen in Aylesbury

a41 opening

2003

Mix96 led the first cars along the new Aston Clinton bypass

Fire gutted Big Hand Moes in the centre of Aylesbury

2004

A set for the Batman movie – The Dark Knight was built in Ivinghoe Aston quarry

Aylesbury FC were placed in the Southern league for the 2004-05 season and finished 10th 

2005

Aylesbury F.C. became the official name for Haywood United in May.

Germaine Lindsay of Northern Road, Aylesbury, was named as one of the London bombers.

Aylesbury won £1million funding to be one six cycling demonstration towns in England, which lead to the gemstone paths around Aylesbury.

2006

Aylesbury resident Stuart Boreham entered the record books for becoming the first disabled person to row across the Atlantic Ocean solo.


Cycle path  Sign


Aylesbury Vale Parkway

2009

A Proposal to turn Aylesbury United's former ground into a housing estate was met with objections from local residents
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The new Bourg Walk Bridge in Aylesbury opened

2010

The Aylesbury Waterside Theatre opened in October by Cilla Black

Mix 96 took part in Help for Haiti, auctioning items from the world of music to help the victims of the earthquake

2007

Work began on the first phase of the new Aylesbury Vale Parkway station

A competition ran for the public to help decide the name for the new Aylesbury theatre

2008

Waddesdon school celebrated its best ever pass rate in its history for A and AS levels

Aylesbury Vale Parkway station was opened

Bourg  Bridge

Paralympic Torch, copyright LOCOG

2013

Alexander’s Fund raised funds to send Alex Novakovic to the USA for lifesaving treatment

Samantha Lewthwaite named the White Widow from Aylesbury was linked the the Westgate shopping mall attack in Nairobi

Arla Dairy Opened

Mix 96 made dreams come true as we had our first Runaway Bride winner

Darren & Katy launched the new Mix 96 Breakfast Show

 

2011

Aylesbury nightlife was ranked amongst the best for offering a safe night out.

Leigh-Anne Pinnock from Buckinghamshire made history with Little Mix being the first group to win the X-factor.

2012

The London 2012 Paralympic flame was lit at Stoke Mandeville Stadium - birthplace of the Paralympics.

Stoke Mandeville got a gold post box to celebrate being the home of the Paralympic Movement.

The Olympic Flame also visited Aylesbury as part of the torch relay.

Picture of Alex Novakovic

marria wedding

2014 so far!

Marria Nelms has terminal cancer and Mix 96 with help from you made her wish come true to marry her fiancé Steve

Floods took over the UK

Mix96 celebrates being 20!!!