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Road closed after cars crash outside primary school

Bucks Free Press:

7:28pm Friday 17th April 2015

A car crash outside a primary school caused traffic problems for residents this evening, with police closing a busy road to allow the vehicles to be recovered.

Train passengers told to help stamp out thuggish football fan behaviour on Bucks trains

Bucks Free Press:

5:01pm Friday 17th April 2015

Thuggish behaviour from travelling football fans should not be tolerated, a by British Transport Police heard today ahead of a busy Wembley weekend.

Former Wycombe Wanderers star jailed for assault and attempted robbery

Bucks Free Press:

4:19pm Friday 17th April 2015

Footballer jailed for four years and four months for two alcohol-fuelled incidents of assault and attempted robbery.

Residents need to speak out to shape their own future

Bucks Free Press:

2:20pm Friday 17th April 2015

Residents who want to speak out about the future of their neighbourhood have only got one week left to make sure their voice is heard.

Three-day music festival to return to South Bucks this year

Bucks Free Press:

12:40pm Friday 17th April 2015

A three-day music festival will return to South Buckinghamshire this year, with places still available for up-and-coming bands and singers.

Pictures: toddlers enjoy visit of 'real-life' superheroes

Bucks Free Press:

12:20pm Friday 17th April 2015

Real-life superheroes visit excited toddlers at a Beaconsfield nursery this week.

Young girl dancing with delight after scooping prize at world championships

Bucks Free Press:

4:40pm Thursday 16th April 2015

For most Year 6 pupils the step up to secondary school is their biggest challenge this year, but one young girl from South Buckinghamshire has been too busy taking on the world.

Police officer assaulted and robbed while trying to write speeding ticket

Bucks Free Press:

3:27pm Thursday 16th April 2015

A police officer was assaulted and had his radio stolen while he was writing a ticket for a driver suspected of speeding, in High Wycombe yesterday.

Tory mayor shows support for Ukip and says he wants a Cameron-Farage coalition

Bucks Free Press:

3:10pm Thursday 16th April 2015

A Tory mayor has shown his support for Ukip and says a Cameron-Farage coalition would provide the shake-up the government needs.

Pictures: blaze destroys sheds and damages two houses

Bucks Free Press:

12:32pm Thursday 16th April 2015

Firefighters appear to have caught a quickly spreading blaze just in time last night after it tore through two sheds and damaged two adjacent houses.

Town's political landscape to change as 'golden generation' step down

Bucks Free Press:

11:40am Thursday 16th April 2015

The political landscape of Beaconsfield could change dramatically following the May elections, with three important figures set to step down – like a football team releasing the golden generation, one councillor has said.

Update: firefighters confirm 'electrical fault' caused Terriers blaze

Bucks Free Press:

10:25am Thursday 16th April 2015

Firefighters investigating a blaze which damaged two houses in Terriers last night, say an “electrical fault” was to blame.

New station hopes 'snatched away' by hairdresser, police officer claims

Bucks Free Press: Community news: Police station hours to be slashed

8:56am Thursday 16th April 2015

Police plans to open a station in the centre of Gerrards Cross were “snatched away” by a hairdresser, officers suggested at the annual parish council meeting yesterday.

Lorry and three cars involved in motorway crash

Bucks Free Press:

7:38am Thursday 16th April 2015

A lorry was involved in a collision with three cars on the motorway yesterday afternoon.

Two houses damaged after shed fire in High Wycombe

Bucks Free Press:

7:20am Thursday 16th April 2015

The blaze initially started in a garden shed in Green Road, near the Royal Grammar School, at about 11pm and soon spread to the two adjacent properties.

Best Kept Village bid strongly supported at council AGM

Bucks Free Press:

9:51pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

Gerrards Cross Parish Council’s bid to be named the Best Kept Village in Buckinghamshire received strong support from residents at the authorities annual general meeting tonight.

Wilton Park 'secret history' talk is sold out

Bucks Free Press: Wilton Park

5:43pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

A “secret” history presentation focusing on former MoD site Wilton Park, in Beaconsfield, has been sold out.

Sailing enthusiasts and beginners welcomed for annual open day

Bucks Free Press:

5:20pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

Sailing enthusiasts and beginners have been welcomed to a Bourne End club as they prepare to hold their annual open day at the weekend.

Hunt for murderer continues as police receive new information on historical case

Bucks Free Press:

2:50pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

Detectives hunting the person who murdered a nurse in her home two decades ago, say they are pleased with the public response after announcing a fresh appeal for information in light of new DNA evidence.

Easter events finish this weekend at Odds Farm Park

Bucks Free Press:

1:30pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

There is still time for children and adults to enjoy Easter activities this month, with Odds Farm Park holding events until Sunday.

Did you see any Bucks landmarks in the new Cinderella movie?

Bucks Free Press:

12:50pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

Did you or your children spot any famous landmarks from Buckinghamshire in the new Cinderella movie? Have another look; two famous monuments had a very important role to play.

Woman who has travelled the world celebrated 100th birthday in Bucks village

Bucks Free Press:

11:20am Wednesday 15th April 2015

A woman who has travelled the world decided to settle in Bourne End to celebrate her 100th birthday with friends and family.

Parents to go back to school for annual quiz

Bucks Free Press:

4:00pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

A school in Beaconsfield will be hosting its annual quiz night next week.

Secondary school to celebrate sporting success

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

Proud parents are due to celebrate the sporting successes of their children at Bourne End Academy tonight.

Traffic and parking improvements top town wish list

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Wednesday 15th April 2015

Traffic and parking were two of the main concerns highlighted by a volunteer group who are looking at what residents want to see change in Beaconsfield over the next decade.

Charity ball raises more than £10,000 for foundation started in memory of teenager

Bucks Free Press:

5:00pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

Guests at the mayor of Beaconsfield’s Ball last week, helped raise more than £10,000 for a research charity which was started after the death of a teenager.

Village Post Office to close for a month as changes given the stamp of approval

Bucks Free Press:

3:20pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

Gerrards Cross Post Office will be closed for a month as plans to modernise the service get the green light.

Beaconsfield MP candidates to face public questions

Bucks Free Press:

4:00pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

Do not miss out on the opportunity to quiz the five candidates battling it out to be the next MP for Beaconsfield.

Pictures: hundreds enjoy visit of cheese market

Bucks Free Press:

2:40pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

Beaconsfield Old Town was full of shoppers at the weekend, with hundreds of people enjoying the annual Cheese Makers Market in glorious sunshine.

Family announcement: Baby Willow-May Jenkins-Smith

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Tuesday 14th April 2015

A newborn baby was almost delivered in an ambulance after complications in labour led to a journey from High Wycombe to Stoke Mandeville – but new parents Louise and Daniel say the birth of their first child has been “amazing”.

Controversial plans for a waste transfer station in Amersham have been amended

Bucks Free Press: Amersham waste transfer station plans on display tomorrow

4:30pm Friday 10th April 2015

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a waste transfer station in Amersham have been amended after residents and councillors spoke out.

Pillars of the community receive British Empire Medal’s at special ceremony

Bucks Free Press:

4:30pm Sunday 12th April 2015

Five pillars of the Buckinghamshire community received their British Empire Medal’s at a special ceremony this week, with the Lord Lieutenant for the county, Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, making the presentations on behalf of the Queen.

Campaigners 'looking at all options' to fight looming development

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Saturday 11th April 2015

Campaigners who are fighting against development on a large green space between Bourne End and Wooburn Green say they will explore all options before allowing building to start.

Picture: one of Wycombe's oldest resident sits in the mayor's weighing chair

Bucks Free Press:

2:10pm Friday 10th April 2015

One of High Wycombe’s oldest residents took the weight off her feet this week as the town’s mayor invited her and other residents to visit his parlour – and sit in the ancient weighing chair.

Man injured after car bursts into flames

Bucks Free Press:

1:22pm Friday 10th April 2015

A man was injured as a car burst into flames after an early-morning collision in Chalfont St Peter.

Video: Janet Brown murder investigator says police will do all they can

Bucks Free Press:

5:40pm Friday 10th April 2015

The leading detective behind the investigation into the murder of Janet Brown has said they will do all they can to catch the killer.

Case notes: what we know about the night Janet Brown was murdered

Bucks Free Press:

4:00pm Friday 10th April 2015

Twenty years after Janet Brown was killed in her home, the Bucks Free Press reviews the facts from the case.

Video: Murder scene footage released by police hunting Janet Brown killer

Bucks Free Press:

1:40pm Friday 10th April 2015

Detectives investigating the murder of Janet Brown in 1995 have released a video showing the scene of the crime on the day her body was found.

Voters to quiz Beaconsfield MP candidates this month

Bucks Free Press:

2:40pm Friday 10th April 2015

Issues close to the heart of people in the Beaconsfield constituency can be aired at a public meeting this month, as residents are invited to quiz the five parliamentary candidates standing in the General election.

Family announcement: Baby Imogen Iris Meads

Bucks Free Press:

4:20pm Saturday 11th April 2015

A couple from Princes Risborough say they are learning on the job but are having the best few weeks, following the delivery of their first child.

Family announcement: Baby Danielé Lucca Raimondo

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Sunday 12th April 2015

No two days are same for a family in Walters Ash following the birth of baby boy Danielé Lucca Raimondo.

Speed signs purchased to fight dangerous drivers in village

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Saturday 11th April 2015

A journey to safer roads is soon to start for drivers in two south Buckinghamshire villages, as campaigners hope to implement moveable road signs alerting people when they are going over the speed limit.

Refused plans to build homes on former railway line to be appealed

Bucks Free Press:

11:00am Friday 10th April 2015

A decision to refuse an application to build homes on the former railway line linking Bourne End to High Wycombe has been appealed by developers.

Janet Brown murder: family say horror of death lives with them every day

Bucks Free Press:

7:30am Friday 10th April 2015

The family of murdered nurse Janet Brown made an emotional speech at a police press conference yesterday.

Villagers could have DNA tested as police continue hunt for killer

Bucks Free Press:

9:30am Friday 10th April 2015

Residents in Radnage and the surrounding areas could all have their DNA tested as part of a mass-screening, as police investigating the Janet Brown murder from 1995 putting the neighbourhood under the microscope.

DNA breakthrough in hunt for brutal murderer

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Friday 10th April 2015

The brutal murder of a nurse found gagged, handcuffed and beaten to death 20 years ago today (Friday) is being reinvestigated after new DNA evidence came to light.

Heartbroken mother calls for policy review after council remove roadside tributes

Bucks Free Press:

8:40am Thursday 9th April 2015

A mother who was left “heartbroken” when Buckinghamshire County Council removed roadside tributes left in memory of her 18-year-old son has called for their policy to be reviewed.

Family of murdered housewife to speak ahead of 20th anniversary

Bucks Free Press:

6:07pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

The family of a housewife who was murdered at her home in a south Buckinghamshire village 20 years ago are expected to speak about the tragedy at a press conference tomorrow.

Villagers urged to have their say on events, services and infrastructure

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Thursday 9th April 2015

The village residents’ association is looking for people in the community to share their views with them in a bid to improve the area.

Two-week festival to bring 'kaleidoscope of the arts' to village

Bucks Free Press:

1:40pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

Villagers will be struck with a “kaleidoscope of the arts” next month as the two-week long Cookham Festival returns in a bid to provide entertainment for everyone – and raise money for charity.

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