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On this day:

  • ‘We condemn perpetrators’

    I AM writing on behalf of the Wycombe Islamic Mission and the Muslim community to express our sorrow and disgust at the outrages carried out in London. read more

  • Madagascar (U)

    THAT Dr Doolittle was a fraud. If animated adventures are to be believed, worker ants speak the same nasal New Yorkisms of Woody Allen (Antz), donkeys speak rapid-fire jive like Eddie Murphy (Shrek) and, according to Dreamworks' latest adventure Madagascar, a whole zoo-load of animals talk like wise-cracking New Yorkers. read more

  • Shared mourning

    ON behalf of members and officers of Wycombe District Council, I extend deepest sympathies to all families and friends of those who lost their lives, were injured or are missing following the atrocities in London. read more

  • Veterans remember the fallen

    VETERANS from across south Bucks gathered on Sunday, July 10, to celebrate the 60th anniversary year of Victory in Europe and Victory in Japan Day. read more

  • Don’t fob us off with meaningless phrases

    THE responses from Tony Blair and the Queen to the awful London bombings really jarred with me when both talked reverentially about defending our "way of life". read more

  • Ten years as a BFP columnist and I’m still going strong

    THIS is my 520th consecutive column. Those of you who are reading these words are, by virtue of that fact alone, learned and wise citizens and will instantly note that I have therefore had the privilege of sharing my opinions with you for ten years. read more

  • Our voting rights

    THOUSANDS of people in Buckinghamshire may soon lose the right to vote in future European elections. read more

  • Like mushrooms

    I AM absolutely appalled at what is happening in High Wycombe, and I don't mean the new Eden shopping centre. read more

  • Memorable day

    AFTER having run the Wycombe Half Marathon I would like to thank all the organisers, the sponsors, the volunteers and residents for their support and contribution in making it a very memorable day. read more

  • Roads concern

    LIKE Robert Street said in his letter, I was disappointed with the response from Cllr Val Letheren's stock response to road safety. read more

  • Tunnel collapse

    HUBRIS the dictionary definition is "ambition ultimately causing the transgressor's ruin". read more

  • Really bad timing

    I SHUDDER to think of how Tesco, contracting engineers plus inspectors allowed those plans for a tunnel in Gerrards Cross to go ahead. read more

  • We need limits

    VAL Letheren, the Conservative cabinet member for transport, with the county council is supporting Freedom Under the Law, as strongly endorsed by Margaret Thatcher as prime minister, in wanting enforcement of speed limits. read more

  • Disregarded us

    CLLR Reed (Letters, July 1) seeks to claim credit for South Bucks District Council over the inspector's decision to dismiss the appeal on Waldenbury, Holtspur, and to imply that this outcome was "despite" views expressed by the Beaconsfield Campaign Group. read more

  • Retrograde plan

    I REFER to Prestwood High Street and the Wycombe Road route, A4128. read more

  • The evil people in our midst

    THIS is my proclamation. These evil deeds in London last Thursday make victims of us all. read more

  • Really bad timing

    MANY people must have been as perplexed as I was last Thursday at around 10.15pm to hear the great thunderclap of fireworks, and to see the sky brilliantly lit as if in celebration, coming from the direction of Mill Road in Marlow. read more

  • Wooburn worries about this plan

    LAST week's Bucks Free Press reported on the continuing debate about the future of Wooburn Park, and readers may have got the impression that the Wooburn Park Sports Association is campaigning for a large scale development of the park. read more

  • Parents told find new nursery by September

    A POPULAR nursery school is set to close leaving 80 children with nowhere to go. read more

  • How you can help save some energy

    WAYS to help save energy in the home feature in a new exhibition at the Environment Centre on the Rye. read more

  • Woman hit over head in vicious street robbery

    AN ASSAULT and robbery on a High Wycombe woman has left her with a loss of sensation and hearing. read more

  • Nurses complain about Makosi’s behaviour in the Big Brother House

    MAKOSI is rapidly falling out of favour with fellow nurses. read more

  • Blind Janice makes it round

    BLIND Janice Newman completed last Sunday's Wycombe Half Marathon two years after breaking her leg in a skiing accident. read more

  • The Wycombe Half Marathon Results

    ALASTER Stewart won the Thrifty Wycombe Half Marathon, finishing almost four minutes ahead of his nearest rival. read more

  • Budding reporters get a taste of journalism

    PUPILS at Sir William Borlase's Grammar School, in Marlow, got an insight into the working day of a journalist as they undertook workshops with the help of Free Press editor Steve Cohen. read more

  • Improvement works at Handy Cross delayed

    THE summer of hell predicted for Marlow's drivers could become a winter of discontent after the £12million Handy Cross improvement scheme was put on ice. read more

  • Hero tells of dash to save blast victims

    HERO Gareth Edwards helped treat an injured victim of the London bus bomb before rescuing a 14-year-old boy who was caught up in a Tube explosion. read more

  • O’Neill urges fans to turn out for Brownie

    FORMER Blues boss Martin O'Neill has pleaded with the fans to turn out in their numbers for Steve Brown's testimonial against Aston Villa tonight (ko 7.45pm). read more

  • Muslim leaders vow to stop extremists

    SHOCKED Muslim leaders have vowed to ensure that suicide bombers are not bred in Bucks. read more

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