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World cup winner Mike Tindall says the time will come for Christian Wade

Bucks Free Press:

12:01pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

World cup-winning rugby star Mike Tindall believes former Royal Grammar School student Christian Wade will soon force his way into the England team, despite being left out of the latest squad.

Pictures: Mayor of High Wycombe is weighed-in

Bucks Free Press:

2:53pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

Crowds flocked to High Wycombe on Saturday to cheer and jeer politicians who had either lost or put on weight in the last year – as part of one of the town’s wackiest traditions.

Letters from Westminster - Steve Baker on the State Opening of Parliament

Bucks Free Press:

1:48pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

In today's letter from Westminster, Conservative MP for Wycombe, Steve Baker, writes about the State Opening of Parliament and the Conservative Manifesto.

GALLERY: Wycombe Wanderers fans descend on Wembley

Bucks Free Press:

9:29am Tuesday 26th May 2015

Wycombe Wanderers fans descended on Wembley Stadium in their thousands on Saturday, with many enjoying their first visit to the new home of English football, despite the agonising penalty shoot-out defeat.

Heavy traffic on the M40 during rush hour

Bucks Free Press: Delays after accident on M40

8:25am Tuesday 26th May 2015

There is currently heavy traffic and queues expected on the M40, according to traffic links.

Injured woman cut free from car after bank holiday Monday crash

Bucks Free Press:

8:02am Tuesday 26th May 2015

An injured woman had to be cut free from her car after a crash in Gerrards Cross, yesterday afternoon.

Garden shed fire near Royal Grammar School

Bucks Free Press:

7:51am Tuesday 26th May 2015

A bank holiday Monday shed fire caused panic amongst residents with smoke appearing to billow near the Royal Grammar School.

Fire involving 100 bales of straw is tackled overnight

Bucks Free Press:

7:36am Tuesday 26th May 2015

Firefighters tackled a large blaze involving 100 bales of straw in Haddenham last night.

Grammar school is flying the flag for Wanderers after player visit

Bucks Free Press:

1:50pm Friday 22nd May 2015

A High Wycombe grammar school has been flying the flag for Wanderers ahead of their big Wembley day out following a visit from some of the players.

Family announcement: parents thank hospital staff for safe delivery

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Sunday 24th May 2015

Parents of a new baby boy have thanked the staff at Stoke Mandeville Hospital for bringing their child safely into the world.

Family announcement: baby 'holds on' to be born on the same day as Princess Charlotte of Cambridge

Bucks Free Press:

12:38pm Friday 22nd May 2015

A baby boy was born on the same day as Princess Charlotte of Cambridge after being delivered 12 days later than expected.

Upcoming events in Bourne End and Loudwater

Bucks Free Press:

1:00pm Friday 22nd May 2015

Each week we have a look at what is going on where you live, and below are details of a couple of events from Flackwell Heath, Bourne End, Loudwater and the Wooburns.

Upcoming events in Downley and West Wycombe

Bucks Free Press:

11:33am Friday 22nd May 2015

Each week we have a look at what is going on where you live, and below are details of a couple of events in Downley and West Wycombe.

Residents urged to remain united against extremism threat after Wycombe man is jailed

Bucks Free Press:

4:38pm Thursday 21st May 2015

A well-known community figure has urged people to remain united and vigilant against extremism threats after a man from High Wycombe was jailed for terrorism offences.

Businesses paint the town blue to back Wanderers

Bucks Free Press:

4:05pm Thursday 21st May 2015

From High Wycombe to Wembley the support for Wanderers has been coming thick and fast this week with residents and business owners painting the town blue.

Charity hope to boost fundraising in memory of seven-year-old

Bucks Free Press:

3:40pm Thursday 21st May 2015

A charity which was started in memory of a seven-year-old boy who died from a brain tumour is hoping to boost its fundraising effort by partnering a dance drama show.

Tornado wreaked havoc across Bucks, 65 years ago today

Bucks Free Press:

11:53am Thursday 21st May 2015

A tornado wreaked havoc across Buckinghamshire 65 years ago today, leaving 12 miles of destruction in its wake.

Firefighters release safety tips after chimney blaze

Bucks Free Press:

11:26am Thursday 21st May 2015

A chimney blaze has sparked firefighters into releasing safety advice to warn other residents about the dangers.

Cllr named parish chairman, six months after being disqualified from office for criminal conviction

Bucks Free Press:

9:02am Thursday 21st May 2015

A councillor who was sensationally disqualified from office six months ago because of a previous criminal conviction has now been named council chairman after reclaiming his seat in an uncontested election.

Man jailed for historic sexual abuse of young girl

Bucks Free Press: Scales of Justice

6:14pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

A 78-year-old man who sexually abused a nine-year-old girl in High Wycombe, Oxford and Slough more than 35 years ago has been jailed.

Wycombe man jailed for terrorism offence

Bucks Free Press:

5:23pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

A High Wycombe man who agreed to provide equipment to terrorists associated with the Islamic State in Syria has been jailed.

Pictures show climbing wall will be one of the biggest attractions of Wycombe Leisure Centre

Bucks Free Press:

4:43pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

Plans for an eight-metre climbing wall, which is set to be one of the biggest attractions of the new Wycombe Leisure Centre, have just been revealed.

Criminal behaviour expert likens Wycombe vandalism to the London Riots

Bucks Free Press:

3:54pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

A criminal behaviour expert has likened the spate of vandalism to more than 300 cars in High Wycombe to the London Riots of 2011.

Councillor receives MBE from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace

Bucks Free Press:

2:43pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

A long-serving councillor for Beaconsfield says he was honoured to receive his MBE award from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace last week.

Pictures: villagers commemorate wartime reserve fire service

Bucks Free Press:

12:49pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

Villagers joined together to unveil a plaque in commemoration of the wartime reserve fire service in a ceremony organised by one of the former members.

Cancer survivor wants to raise money for charity with giant cupcake sale

Bucks Free Press:

5:59pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

A woman who has beaten cancer is planning to bake almost 1,000 cupcakes in a bid to raise money for a national charity.

Puppy that was abandoned at the roadside appears on TV

Bucks Free Press:

6:00pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

Two puppies that were left abandoned at the side of the road in south Buckinghamshire are close to being re-homed after a national television appearance.

Date for Wooburn Fete has been announced

Bucks Free Press:

4:20pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

The date for the annual Wooburn Fete, organised by the village residents’ association, has been announced.

Me and my motor: councillor still remembers his first car - which cost just £30

Bucks Free Press:

3:46pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

Every week we speak to a different reader of the South Bucks Star and ask about their motoring experience. This time we stopped off in Beaconsfield.

Mayor pleased with public participation during ancient Wycombe tradition

Bucks Free Press:

2:53pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

The current mayor of High Wycombe says he "enjoyed" this year’s Beating of the Bounds ceremony, as he prepares to finish his year in the role.

Housing and youth top priorities of new Wycombe District Council leader

Bucks Free Press:

10:10am Tuesday 19th May 2015

Housing and youth will be two of the main priorities of the female councillor who is set to take over as leader of Wycombe District Council next week.

Second large swarm of busy bees seen in High Wycombe

Bucks Free Press:

4:51pm Monday 18th May 2015

A second swarm of busy bees were seen in High Wycombe this weekend with residents once again calling on the masked heroes at a beekeepers’ association to help.

Pictures: Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold competes against group of teachers in Wycombe

Bucks Free Press:

2:40pm Monday 18th May 2015

One of the world’s best athletes challenged a group of teachers in a test of endurance in High Wycombe at the weekend.

Man avoids jail after sexually assaulting two women at Eden Shopping Centre

Bucks Free Press:

11:47am Monday 18th May 2015

A man who sexually assaulted two women in a “predatory and disturbing” attack in High Wycombe’s Eden Shopping Centre has avoided a jail sentence, but will be placed on the sex offenders register.

Pictures: large sculpture of a woodworker’s stand unveiled in Wycombe

Bucks Free Press:

11:29am Monday 18th May 2015

A large sculpture of a woodworker’s stand was unveiled in High Wycombe at the weekend in a bid to celebrate the town’s furniture history.

Gallery: children turned upside down and lowered onto a stone as residents celebrate ancient Wycombe tradition

Bucks Free Press:

10:40am Monday 18th May 2015

Children were in for a shock at the weekend as they were turned upside down and lowered onto a stone – as people in the town celebrated one of Wycombe’s longest-standing traditions.

Pictures: masked heroes come to the rescue after swarm of bees is spotted in Wycombe

Bucks Free Press:

9:31am Monday 18th May 2015

Masked heroes came to the rescue of frightened residents in Wycombe at the weekend as a swarm of bees settled in the town.

Police make arrest after finding 500 litres of diesel in car they stopped on M40

Bucks Free Press:

4:16pm Friday 15th May 2015

Two people have been arrested after police stopped a car on the M40 near Beaconsfield and discovered 500 litres of diesel which they say the occupants could not account for.

Workers across Bucks urged to leave their desks and walk a mile

Bucks Free Press:

3:19pm Friday 15th May 2015

Workers across Bucks are being urged to leave their desks at noon on Wednesday May 20 and walk a mile – in aid of their health and the British Heart Foundation.

Bucks firefighters support safety campaign after daughter of TV presenter is injured in shocking fire

Bucks Free Press:

11:43am Friday 15th May 2015

Bucks firefighters are supporting a national safety campaign after TV presenter Claudia Winkleman’s eight-year-old daughter Matilda was injured when her fancy dress costume caught fire, last year.

Do not miss today's Bucks Free Press - which includes a special report on the Wycombe car vandalism

Bucks Free Press:

11:20am Friday 15th May 2015

Do not miss today’s edition of the Bucks Free Press which includes a special report on the ongoing car vandalism in High Wycombe.

Wycombe vandalism: police will not tolerate vigilante threat

Bucks Free Press:

6:30pm Thursday 14th May 2015

Threats of a vigilante reaction against the vandals who have blighted the town over the last few weeks will not be tolerated by police.

Police chief slams callous vandals after it is revealed more than 300 cars have been damaged

Bucks Free Press:

5:10pm Thursday 14th May 2015

Callous vandals who have damaged more than 300 cars across High Wycombe in just two months must be stopped and “locked-up” soon, Wycombe’s police chief has said.

Timeline: how the continued vandalism attacks unfolded in High Wycombe

Bucks Free Press:

5:40pm Thursday 14th May 2015

As the total number of cars damaged by vandals in High Wycombe reached 300, we take a look back at the timeline of events.

Man left with deep cuts to his face after early morning attack

Bucks Free Press:

4:24pm Thursday 14th May 2015

A 20-year-old man was left with deep cuts to his face after he was attacked next to a cash point at the weekend.

Celebrations all round as firm marks 30th year

Bucks Free Press:

2:37pm Thursday 14th May 2015

One of south Bucks’ most successful companies will be celebrating throughout this month as they mark their 30th anniversary of being in business.

Colleagues say they are 'heartbroken' following the death of Seb Knowles

Bucks Free Press:

6:27pm Wednesday 13th May 2015

Colleagues and friends of Seb Knowles, who died following a car crash on the M40 earlier this month, say they have been left heartbroken at the tragic loss.

MP outraged by Wycombe car vandalism saying it 'threatens community relations and harmony'

Bucks Free Press:

5:47pm Wednesday 13th May 2015

A spate of “outrageous” vandalism which has seen more than 300 cars damaged in High Wycombe over two months has been labelled as “inexcusable” by MP Steve Baker.

Review: new restaurant dazzles in beautiful river setting

Bucks Free Press:

5:02pm Wednesday 13th May 2015

From the moment you enter the grand Riverlight restaurant, overlooking the calm waters of the river at Bourne End Marina, you have no choice but to lap-up what the attentive waiters have to offer.

Travellers caused 'chaos' and disrupted Park and Ride service, council say

Bucks Free Press:

3:33pm Wednesday 13th May 2015

Travellers who were squatting at the High Wycombe Park and Ride site in Cressex for almost a week are said to have caused “chaos” and significantly disrupted the bus service.

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