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Event for all the family in Gerrards Cross

Bucks Free Press:

3:50pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A BABY, toddler and family fair will be held in Gerrards Cross this month.

WWI hero to be honoured with second commemoration event

Bucks Free Press:

4:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A WAR hero, who lived in Beaconsfield from a young age, will be honoured in a special ceremony later this year, after the town’s mayor visited his birthplace.

Sensory learning shop to raise money for charity

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A SENSORY learning shop in Flackwell Heath will host a charity ball next month to help raise money for charity.

More money needed to complete playground work

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FURTHER £40,000 is needed to be raised for Chepping Wycombe Parish Council to complete work on new playground equipment in Flackwell Heath.

Family shop sparkles in Beaconsfield

Bucks Free Press:

4:05pm Monday 1st September 2014

A FAMILY-run business in Beaconsfield, hopes to sparkle for years to come after they opened a new jewellery shop just feet away from their other store.

Video: Gravity Grand Prix rolls back into town

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

CARS and drivers of all different shapes and sizes roared down the quiet roads of Cookham Dean yesterday as the annual Gravity Grand Prix returned.

Heroes help injured troop start fitness group

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A BRITISH troop who was injured by a road side bomb while in action, has set –up a new fitness group in Gerrards Cross and Beaconsfield.

Sporting couple to open charity festival

Bucks Free Press:

4:47pm Saturday 30th August 2014

SPORTING husband and wife team Gabby and Kenny Logan will open this year’s Knotfest Charity Music Festival.

Distraught family of teenager killed abroad 'had no support'

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

DISTRAUGHT relatives and friends of a teenager, who was killed on his first holiday abroad without his parents, have set up a witness appeal after they said the authorities offered no support.

Dispute over Hazlemere pavilion rumbles on

Bucks Free Press:

2:40pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A DISPUTE between Hazlemere Parish Council and a volunteer group has erupted after the council chairman suggested the group had been creaming off the profits of the village pavilion.

Residents challenge council over playground refurbishment

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

ANGRY residents say they intend to fight a parish council if rumoured plans to move a children’s playground and build a new skate park are approved.

Council accused of being 'mean spirited' after toilets closed for fayre

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A TOWN council has been accused of being ‘mean spirited’ after it was decided public toilets in Beaconsfield Old Town should be kept closed during the Country Fayre.

Mixed reaction to Terriers Farm development

Bucks Free Press:

5:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A POTENTIAL development of 400 homes on a farm in High Wycombe has received mixed reactions from residents who fought the last threat to the land seven year ago.

Councillors concerned about junction 3a plans

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

CONCERNED councillors have spoken out about a proposal to build a motorway junction in Flackwell Heath, and they now hope to put the brakes on any future development.

MP misses out on Ice Bucket Challenge

Bucks Free Press: Steve Baker MP

4:40pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE MP for Wycombe missed out on the Ice Bucket Challenge last week after a Bucks Free Press reporter sent a nomination his way.

Campaigners want consideration over strong development opinions

Bucks Free Press:

4:10pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CAMPAIGN group who have attempted to stop the Slate Meadow reserve site being released for development hope the strength of feeling against plans will be taken into account.

Family Announcement: Baby Sofia Torti

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THE first baby of a new family often brings surprises, but for the Torti family their baby girl was expected to be a baby boy.

New addition to Bourne End Marina

Bucks Free Press:

10:06am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A NEW restaurant and wine bar will be added to the landscape of the Bourne End Marina this year.

Early Christmas present for south Bucks shoppers

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SHOPPERS will be given an early Christmas present this year with two free days parking being allowed in South Bucks this December.

Anger over plans for 22 homes to be built on old railway line

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

CONCERNED residents have reacted angrily to plans which could see 22 homes built on the former railway line linking Bourne End to High Wycombe.

New youth club could stop anti-social behaviour in village

Bucks Free Press: Parkour equipment finally unveiled

4:10pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A FACILITY for children and teenagers in Flackwell Heath has been proposed to villagers.

Comedian: Stalking Danny Dyer resulted in new stand up tour

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

AFTER confessing his love for Danny Dyer and British crime culture during a train journey, a comedian who used to live in High Wycombe will not be pulling any punches with his new action packed stand up tour.

Blues manager soaked in Ice Bucket Challenge

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

BLUES manager Gareth Ainsworth faced the freeze himself this week after having a wheelie bin full of ice cold water tipped over him by some of his players.

Video: Wanderers man takes up the Ice Bucket Challenge

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

AFTER being nominated by Bucks Free Press reporter Andy Carswell, a well known Wycombe man took on the Ice Bucket Challenge yesterday.

Six Wycombe visitors enjoy the highlights of the town

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

A YOUTH exchange day gave six people, all from different countries, a chance to sample Wycombe life.

Junction 'would add to bedlam' angry residents say

Bucks Free Press:

8:20am Sunday 24th August 2014

ANGER over a proposed new motorway junction in a small Bucks village grew this week, as hundreds of residents grilled councillors and planning officers about plans which they fear could create more ‘bedlam’ on the roads.

Police investigate reported rape at Reading Festival

Bucks Free Press: PPolice controlled my either the Conservatives or the Labour Party

2:28pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A TEENAGER was allegedly raped at Reading Festival last night.

Bus and taxi drivers compete for charity

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

BUS drivers and taxi drivers in High Wycombe competed against each other in a one-off cricket match this month to raise money for the mayor’s charity.

Driver airlifted to hospital following M40 collision

Bucks Free Press: Police step-up fight against organised crime

9:21am Friday 22nd August 2014

A DRIVER had to be airlifted to hospital following a collision with a tipper truck on the M40 between Loudwater and High Wycombe this morning.

John Hampden Grammar School continues upward trend

Bucks Free Press:

5:38pm Thursday 21st August 2014

JOHN Hampden Grammar School students were celebrating record GCSE results today – the best, it said, in the school’s history, with almost 30 per cent of all grades being A*.

Results 'fly in the face of expectations' at Wycombe High School

Bucks Free Press:

6:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Wycombe High School celebrated another good year with their headteacher claiming the results fly in the face of expectations.

Royal Grammar School students jump for joy

Bucks Free Press:

6:20pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TEENAGERS were jumping for joy in High Wycombe today as they tore open their envelopes to reveal another successful year of GCSEs.

Ten complete clean sweep of top grades at Beaconsfield High School

Bucks Free Press:

4:45pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TEN girls from Beaconsfield High School gained a clean sweep of A*s this year as the school continued its GCSE success.

Best ever GCSE scores for Highcrest despite tough year

Bucks Free Press:

3:59pm Thursday 21st August 2014

STUDENTS and staff at Highcrest Academy are celebrating after it was announced the school achieved its best GCSE results since it was opened, despite a tough year.

Dog attacked retired woman, leaving her hospitalised

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A DOG attacked a retired woman last week as she was walking home, forcing her to be admitted to hospital, and she now says she is worried it could injure again.

Teenager charged as police tackle graffiti problem

Bucks Free Press: PPolice controlled my either the Conservatives or the Labour Party

2:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy has been charged with alleged criminal damage, as police continue to tackle a graffiti problem in Hazlemere.

Benefit fraudster sentenced after obtaining nearly £12,000

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

4:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A BENEFIT fraudster from Flackwell Heath has been sentenced to ten weeks in prison, suspended for 12 months, after obtaining nearly £12,000 from Wycombe District Council.

Teenage girl missing for more than 30 hours

Bucks Free Press:

9:40am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A TEENAGE girl from Bucks has been missing for more than 24 hours, and police say they are concerned for her welfare.

Man charged with resisting a police constable in the line of duty

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

9:14am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A 43-YEAR-OLD man has been charged after allegedly threatening a police constable.

Revised collection dates for Bank Holiday Monday

Bucks Free Press:

3:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WASTE collections in the South Bucks district will be revised next week with no collection due to take place on Bank Holiday Monday.

In pictures: Children given a lesson at the school of rock

Bucks Free Press:

2:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A NEW age of rock music was unveiled in Beaconsfield this week as children as young as seven picked up their instruments.

Under threat cafe receives support from celebrity and residents

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A POPULAR cafe has received messages of support from residents and even a TV star after it was announced they could be forced to close.

Your guide to Beaconsfield County Fayre

Bucks Free Press:

1:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THERE is now less than a week until the annual County Fayre is opened in Beaconsfield on Monday, August 25.

In pictures: Flypast catches the eye of villagers

Bucks Free Press:

5:30pm Monday 18th August 2014

A MODEL aircraft club caught the eye of villagers this week as they commemorated the start of the First World War with a flypast and display.

A-Level improvements for school ahead of big transformation

Bucks Free Press: Wye Valley School placed in special measures

12:05pm Monday 18th August 2014

IMPROVING A-Level results at a Bourne End secondary school will be the perfect platform for students when the school is transformed next month.

Former business site could be developed into housing

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A FORMER business site in Saunderton could be turned into housing as Wycombe District Council has proposed to release a number of reserve sites for development.

Residents should work with the council to discuss development plans, Cllr says

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

A COUNCILLOR has called for residents to work alongside planners to ensure they achieve the best possible solution, after a proposal to release five reserve sites was put forward.

Mixed views on district developments, council say

Bucks Free Press:

4:40pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

OPINION on new development within the district is mixed, Wycombe District Council has said, after they proposed to release five areas of land for future housing.

New ANPR system does not fix the problem of illegal parking, resident claims

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

INCONSIDERATE drivers would be less likely to park on double yellow lines if the grace time for a new parking system in Bourne End was longer than 10 minutes, an important public figure claimed.

War themed exercise for 'Bourne End Boomers'

Bucks Free Press:

3:40pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A WAR themed exercise class has proven to be popular in Bourne End this summer.


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