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His Dark Materials author talks to Freetime

Bucks Free Press:

11:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

WINDSOR Festival starts on Monday and runs for two weeks. There are a host of events taking place throughout the town including a special evening of music with the author of His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman. Here, he talks to Freetime.

This week's gig guide

Bucks Free Press: Rupert Butterfield

9:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

THIS week's gig guide brought to you by Rupert Butterfield of Rupe's Gig Guide.

Top five things to do this weekend in south Bucks

Bucks Free Press: Scout, a hearing dog, giving a demo in the ring

11:30am Friday 12th September 2014

FREETIME'S pick of the top five things to do this weekend.

Just the ticket: What's on this week

Bucks Free Press:

4:20pm Friday 12th September 2014

PLAN your week ahead with our what's on guide for south Bucks.

Son's memory lives on as mum has hair shaved to fund cancer research

Bucks Free Press:

10:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

A MUM has had her hair shaved off in memory of her son who died from cancer, aged 15.

Scooter riders gather for fundraiser

Bucks Free Press:

4:30pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

MORE than 300 people headed to a day of scooters at the Dashwood Arms in Piddington at the weekend.

Search continues for family's missing cats

Bucks Free Press:

3:58pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A FAMILY are desperately looking for two beloved pet cats who escaped from a cat pen in Hughenden Valley.

Risborough residents to have their say on next stage of Local Plan

Bucks Free Press: Princes Risborough Market House

3:23pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

RISBOROUGH residents are being asked to play a part in the future development of the town next week at a planning exhibition.

Villagers resist large planning application at packed public meeting

Bucks Free Press:

11:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A PROPOSED housing development in the village of Longwick has created fierce opposition over worries it simply could not cope with 175 new homes.

Risborough police launch new operation following shed burglaries

Bucks Free Press:

5:01pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

POLICE in Risborough have started a new operation due to the rise in shed and outhouse burglaries.

Saunderton charity develops bereavement app

Bucks Free Press:

4:58pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A NEW mobile phone app has been created by a group of bereaved young people for others who have or are going through the same thing.

Folk singer talks to Freetime about upcoming Norden Farm gig

Bucks Free Press:

3:50pm Thursday 11th September 2014

FOLK musicians Lizzie Nunnery and Vidar Norheim will perform at Norden Farm’s Studio in Maidenhead this Sunday at 7.30pm. Lizzie and Vidar met in Liverpool ten years ago and have performed across the UK.

The Prince Albert in Frieth

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THIS week's I Love My Local heads to The Prince Albert, which is tucked away in Frieth.

Eight-year-old completes fundraising challenge for Diabetes UK

Bucks Free Press:

5:30pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

AN eight-year-old girl who was diagnosed with diabetes a year ago has raised more than £2,000.

Art in the park comes to Risborough

Bucks Free Press:

4:26pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

ARTWORK is adorning the fence at a park in Princes Risborough by artists from the town.

Injured cat reunited with owner

Bucks Free Press:

3:30pm Monday 8th September 2014

A BUCKS Free Press story has helped reunite a cat, which was knocked down by a car, with its owner.

Marlow Bottom festival attracts more than 1,000 people

Bucks Free Press:

12:20pm Monday 8th September 2014

THE sun shone at the second open air music festival in Marlow Bottom at the weekend.

Residents dine together at Wycombe Harvest

Bucks Free Press:

11:30am Monday 8th September 2014

RESIDENTS came together at the weekend to enjoy a meal together in the centre of High Wycombe.

Centre celebrates ten years

Bucks Free Press:

9:03am Monday 8th September 2014

A COMMUNITY centre held a day of activities to say thank you to the residents of the village where it is based.

Dog lovers to join in with sponsored walk

Bucks Free Press: The puppies with Stokenchurch Dog Rescue staff

5:20pm Sunday 7th September 2014

SPONSORED dog lovers will be stepping out with their pooches into the autumn Chilterns next month.

Vet searches for the owner of a cat who was hit by a car

Bucks Free Press:

4:29pm Sunday 7th September 2014

A VET is looking for the owner of a poorly cat which was rescued after it was knocked over by a car in High Wycombe.

Arrest made after man found in care home resident's room

Bucks Free Press:

1:13pm Sunday 7th September 2014

AN 18-year-old has been arrested in connection with a series of suspicious incidents in the early hours of Saturday morning in Princes Risborough.

Unknown man found in care home resident's room

Bucks Free Press:

2:11pm Saturday 6th September 2014

AN unknown man was found in a resident's room this morning at a care home in Princes Risborough during a series of suspicious incidents.

New parking system baffles drivers

Bucks Free Press:

3:26pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A NEW parking system in Princes Risborough has left some drivers baffled this week with long queues forming.

Stokenchurch man sells his house to cycle the world with a woman he hardly knew

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

PACKING in his job, selling his home and cycling 30,000km with a woman he had only met three times before became a much needed life line for a Stokenchurch man.

Education conference to be held to address education attainment gap

Bucks Free Press:

1:50pm Sunday 7th September 2014

A CONFERENCE has been organised to discuss and look at the education attainment gap in Bucks.

£3.2m restoration project at West Wycombe will inspire other Trust renovations

Bucks Free Press:

1:50pm Saturday 6th September 2014

A RESTORATION project which has brought the homes of West Wycombe up to modern day standards will be used as a model for National Trust properties across the country.

Working on the Waddesdon standard- CEO aims to bring the best of nature and culture

Bucks Free Press:

10:30am Friday 5th September 2014

STEPPING into the grounds at Waddesdon Manor, CEO Sarah Weir wants visitors to feel they are stepping into another world to see the best of culture and nature.

Exhibition success for Bucks sculptor

Bucks Free Press:

11:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

BUCKS sculptors Andrew Sinclair and Diane Coates are celebrating the runaway success of a six-month extravaganza of art in the historic gardens of Hatfield House.

The Globe brings A Midsummer Night's Dream to Aylesbury

Bucks Free Press:

4:00pm Sunday 7th September 2014

SHAKESPEARE'S Globe is delighted to announce that Janie Dee and Aden Gillet will star as the fairy lovers Titania and Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream performing at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre next week.

Top classical musicians to perform at Bucks village

Bucks Free Press:

10:10am Sunday 7th September 2014

PROFESSIONAL musicians return to a church in West Wycombe this month, with an underlying theme focusing on the First World War.

Eight men charged with sexual exploitation offences

Bucks Free Press:

11:21am Thursday 4th September 2014

EIGHT men have been charged in relation to allegedly sexually abusing girls under 16 after a series of police raids involving 120 officers.

Olympic rower to be given honorary degree next week

Bucks Free Press: Katherine Grainger

9:20am Thursday 4th September 2014

OLYMPIC gold medallist Katherine Grainger will be given an honorary degree at next week's graduation celebrations at Bucks New Uni.

Historic landmark will be given a revamp

Bucks Free Press: Whiteleaf Cross

4:40pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A FAMOUS landmark which overlooks Princes Risborough will undergo a refresh.

Housing group saves town's Poppy Appeal

Bucks Free Press: Royal British Legion
Poppy Appeal (9853659)

10:40am Saturday 6th September 2014

A COMMUNITY housing group has saved the day for this year's Poppy Appeal in Princes Risborough.

Village pub to hold scooter show this weekend

Bucks Free Press:

2:40pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A SCOOTER club is holding a family day in Piddington this weekend.

New music academy to start in High Wycombe

Bucks Free Press: Music for a Summer's Evening

1:37pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

AN independent music academy will be launched this month in High Wycombe.

Edinburgh Fringe regular comes to Maidenhead

Bucks Free Press:

4:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

ONE of the runaway comedic successes of 2014, Bridget Christie brings her award-winning show A Bic For Her to Norden Farm next week.

Just the ticket: What's on this week

Bucks Free Press:

2:40pm Friday 5th September 2014

PLAN your week ahead with Freetime's what's on guide.

This week's gig guide

Bucks Free Press: Rupert Butterfield

4:40pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THIS week's gig guide, brought to you by Rupert Butterfield of Rupe's Gig Guide.

Food review: The Pink and Lily in Lacey Green

Bucks Free Press:

10:40am Saturday 6th September 2014

TUCKED away in a hamlet called Parslows Hillock you will find a country pub serving good food with friendly staff.

Chesham harassment neighbour given suspended prison sentence

Bucks Free Press:

12:09pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A WOMAN who harassed seven of her neighbours has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Planning applications for August 29

Bucks Free Press: Planning applications for October 14

9:37am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE following planning applications were validated by south Bucks councils last Friday.

Top five things to do this weekend in south Bucks

Bucks Free Press:

1:20pm Friday 5th September 2014

SEE Freetime's pick of the top five things to do this weekend.

Kitchen design course launches at Bucks uni

Bucks Free Press:

6:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

A NEW course supported by industry experts is starting at Buckinghamshire New University.

Hearing Dogs charity to hold late summer show

Bucks Free Press:

5:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

HEARING Dogs for Deaf People will be opening its doors this month for its Late Summer Show.

Living history at Wycombe Museum

Bucks Free Press:

3:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

YOUNGSTERS experienced what it would be like to go through the process to enlist for the First World War at the weekend.

Hundreds go to Hazlemere Caribbean carnival

Bucks Free Press:

2:55pm Monday 1st September 2014

A CARIBBEAN carnival attracted almost 500 people to a pub in Hazlemere at the weekend.

Witnesses sought after woman reports she was forced into transit van

Bucks Free Press:

2:27pm Monday 1st September 2014

POLICE are investigating a report where a woman was forced into the back of a van in High Wycombe and driven to Stokenchurch where she was dropped off unharmed.

Not guilty pleas made in sexual offences case

Bucks Free Press: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

4:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

TWO High Wycombe men have pleaded not guilty to sexual offences, which include raping a girl under the age of 13.

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