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Changes to bus services from Wycombe to Amersham and Chesham

Bucks Free Press: Changes to bus services from Wycombe to Amersham and Chesham

6:09pm Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Bus passengers who buy weekly tickets on the Route 1 service from High Wycombe to Amersham and Chesham will be able to catch the first bus that comes along from now on.

Youngsters invited to join in football academy in memory of teenager

Bucks Free Press: Football fundraiser - ARM Images

4:55pm Wednesday 2nd September 2015

A football academy started in memory of a teenager who died from a rare form of cancer in 2010 is inviting youngsters to pull on their boots ahead of a new season.

I love my local: The Earl Howe, Holmer Green

Bucks Free Press: I love my local: The Earl Howe, Holmer Green

11:39am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

This week's regular is secretary Sian James from Holmer Green who drinks in The Earl Howe, in Earl Howe Road, Holmer Green.

Gallery: Beaconsfield Country Fayre 2015

Bucks Free Press:

11:08am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

From whacky races, to a classic car presentation and a dog show, the Beaconsfield Country Fayre entertained residents on a wet bank holiday Monday.

Fundraising golf-day at Tyrrell Hatton’s local links

Bucks Free Press: Fundraising golf-day at Tyrrell Hatton’s local links

9:52am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Harleyford golf club will be opening its doors to the public in the autumn to host a fundraising golf day.

Hotel hosts catwalk event for Rennie Grove fundraisers

Bucks Free Press: Adrian Wroth (37212064)

9:12am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Fashion-savvy fundraisers are taking to the catwalk to raise money for charity.

Fly-tipper admits dumping waste in Marlow

Bucks Free Press: Waste dumped in Winchbottom Lane, Marlow (37205347)

4:42pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

A fly-tipper has paid the price for dumping waste in Marlow, after initially lying to the police and absconding from court.

High Wycombe celebrates 30-year twinning success

Bucks Free Press: High Wycombe celebrates 30-year twinning success

4:24pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

High Wycombe dignitaries enjoyed twin celebrations overseas last week as special guests commemorated the 30th anniversary of a link between the town and another community in Germany.

Pictures: Bake Off star Mary Berry opens historic village fete

Bucks Free Press: National treasure Mary Berry Opens the 155th annual Hazlemere Fete - ARM Images

2:19pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

Mobbed by adoring fans, The Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry went from selfie taking and book signing to cutting the ribbon on a historic south Buckinghamshire village fete event at the weekend.

UPDATE: Man left with serious injuries after car crash on the M40

Bucks Free Press:

12:07pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

A man who had to be cut free from his car after a crash on the M40 has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

Council chiefs 'delighted' with £8 million road improvements

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11:48am Tuesday 1st September 2015

Almost £8 million has been spent in a bid to tackle pothole problems and road repairs this financial year, with council chiefs saying they are delighted at the progress they have made.

HS2 tunnel to be extended through parts of south Bucks

Bucks Free Press: Campaigners have been calling for a tunnel to run through south Bucks - ARM Images

10:13am Tuesday 1st September 2015

A planned HS2 tunnel will be extended through Great Missenden and other parts of south Buckinghamshire, the government has announced.

Firefighters called after car crash on notorious lane

Bucks Free Press:

8:19am Tuesday 1st September 2015

Firefighters were called to a notorious accident blackspot in Little Marlow yesterday after a crash involving one car.

Police make arrest after man threatened with Swiss Army knife at bus stop

Bucks Free Press:

8:01am Tuesday 1st September 2015

Police have made an arrest after a 25-year-old man was threatened with a Swiss Army knife at a bus stop in Cressex on Friday.

Queuing traffic on M40

Bucks Free Press:

7:50am Tuesday 1st September 2015

Motorway drivers should expect delays this morning with traffic queuing on the M40 in Buckinghamshire.

Man charged after suspected knife attack on Eden Shopping Centre security guards

Bucks Free Press:

7:40am Tuesday 1st September 2015

The men were assaulted at about 1.30pm following an incident at Tesco, in High Wycombe town centre, with one worker needing hospital treatment after suffering head injuries.

Man threatened with Swiss Army knife at bus stop in Cressex

Bucks Free Press:

5:16pm Saturday 29th August 2015

An elderly couple and children were among those sat at the bus stop in Cressex when a man approached the 25-year-old victim, threatened and swung at him, in what police believe was a “targeted attack”.

Knife attack at Eden Shopping Centre: security guard suffers head injuries

Bucks Free Press:

3:23pm Saturday 29th August 2015

Two men have been arrested following the incident outside Tesco which left two security guards injured.

Gallery: The 148th Bucks County Show wows the crowds

Bucks Free Press:

5:43pm Friday 28th August 2015

From show jumping and mid-air motorcycle acrobatics, the 148th Bucks County Show was one of the biggest and best yet.

Police warning after burglars force way in to property

Bucks Free Press: Police have introduced of a new generation of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras

4:30pm Friday 28th August 2015

Police are warning residents to be aware after burglars forced their way in to a property in Henley-on-Thames last weekend.

Teenager charged in connection with stabbing which left man seriously injured

Bucks Free Press:

12:15pm Friday 28th August 2015

A teenager has been charged with wounding, in connection with a stabbing which left a 24-year-old man seriously injured.

Three charged in connection with Wycombe stabbing due to appear in court

Bucks Free Press:

11:35am Friday 28th August 2015

Three people charged in connection with the alleged murder of a man in High Wycombe will appear in court next week after a hearing scheduled for today was adjourned.

Pensioner pleads guilty to possessing almost 25,000 indecent photographs of children

Bucks Free Press:

10:15am Friday 28th August 2015

A pensioner from High Wycombe has pleaded guilty to possessing almost 25,000 indecent photographs of children as well as a hoard of extreme pornographic images involving animals.

Wycombe man convicted of sexual activity with a child

Bucks Free Press: Police seek van driver after elderly woman sustains injuries crossing the road

5:38pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A High Wycombe man has been convicted of sexual activity with a child.

Teenager appears in court charged in connection with stabbing

Bucks Free Press:

4:59pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A 17-year-old boy appeared in court this week, charged in connection with a stabbing in Downley which left a man seriously injured.

Two cars overturn on notorious lane after heavy rain batters south Bucks

Bucks Free Press:

3:43pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Two cars overturned on the same stretch of road in different accidents just three hours apart, as heavy rain battered south Buckinghamshire.

Former WWII ambulance driver celebrates 100th birthday

Bucks Free Press: Former WWII ambulance driver celebrates 100th birthday

3:05pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A woman who worked as an ambulance driver during the Second World War has celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by family and friends.

Police: High Wycombe is a safe place to live

Bucks Free Press:

1:50pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A High Wycombe police chief has attempted to reassure residents that the town is still a safe place to live, work and visit following an alleged murder in the town centre on Saturday.

Family announcement: Wycombe couple celebrate arrival of their little 'Superman'

Bucks Free Press: Family announcement: Wycombe couple celebrate arrival of their little 'Superman'

12:30pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A couple from High Wycombe are celebrating the birth of their little ‘Superman’.

I love my local: The Rose and Crown, High Wycombe

Bucks Free Press: I love my local: The Rose and Crown, High Wycombe

12:12pm Thursday 27th August 2015

This week's regular is Wycombe resident Martin Roberts who drinks in The Rose and Crown, Desborough Road, High Wycombe.

Man forced to pay £1,600 after stealing three calculators from supermarket

Bucks Free Press: Man forced to pay £1,600 after stealing three calculators from supermarket

10:51am Thursday 27th August 2015

A man who stole three calculators from a supermarket is adding up the cost of his crime after he was forced to pay more than £1,600 by magistrates.

Sheep rescued from M40

Bucks Free Press: Sheep rescued from M40

10:16am Thursday 27th August 2015

A sheep had to be rescued from a busy stretch of motorway in Buckinghamshire this morning.

Film making double act head to the big screen

Bucks Free Press: Film making double act head to the big screen

9:46am Thursday 27th August 2015

A film-making duo have had their film selected out of thousands of hopefuls to premier at the British Urban Film Festival next month.

Teddy bears to abseil from tower on West Wycombe Hill

Bucks Free Press: Teddy bears to abseil from tower on West Wycombe Hill

9:38am Thursday 27th August 2015

Teddy bears will be abseiling from the top of West Wycombe Hill tower as part of a church fundraiser this weekend.

Charity singer quits The Voice after Sir Tom Jones is replaced

Bucks Free Press: Paul Donnelly - ARM Images

9:26am Thursday 27th August 2015

A well-known charity singer from High Wycombe has quit television talent show The Voice after it was announced star judge Sir Tom Jones was no longer going to appear on the programme.

Rotarians celebrate after fundraising events boost £45,000 charity donation

Bucks Free Press: Rotarians celebrate after fundraising events boost £45,000 charity donation

5:55pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

High Wycombe Rotarians have donated more than £45,000 to charity in the last twelve months after a series of high-profile fundraising events.

Barking mad doggy paddlers pass through Marlow

Bucks Free Press: (36641866)

1:42pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

A group of barking mad fundraisers who are doggy paddling the length of the Thames to raise money for the UK Stem Cell Foundation (UKSCF) passed through Marlow this week.

'British Schindler' will be honoured with a postage stamp

Bucks Free Press: Sir Nicholas Winton - ARM Images

1:35pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

The late war-time hero, Sir Nicholas Winton, will be rewarded with the rare honour of a postage stamp after an online petition gathered more than 100,000 supporters.

Mayor provides platform to give the youth of Marlow a voice

Bucks Free Press: Marlow Mayor Bob Johnson with Deputy Mayor Jocelyn Towns - ARM Images

1:22pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

The youth of Marlow will be given the chance to have their say in the community, as the town mayor has put steps in motion to establish a youth council.

Supermarket shoppers and staff raise almost £10,000 for charity

Bucks Free Press: Supermarket shoppers and staff raise almost £10,000 for charity

9:12am Wednesday 26th August 2015

Supermarket shoppers and staff in High Wycombe have done their bit to help put a smile on the face of people suffering from Arthritis by raising almost £10,000 for charity.

MURDER INVESTIGATION UPDATE: Three charged in connection with High Wycombe stabbing appear in court

Bucks Free Press:

8:02am Wednesday 26th August 2015

A man charged on suspicion of murdering a father of two in High Wycombe town centre appeared in court today alongside two other people charged in connection with the killing.

Rogue trader jailed after series of offences

Bucks Free Press: Chesham man found not guilty after child sex abuse trial

6:46pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

A rogue trader who was wanted by police for damaging property and threatening elderly homeowners in Buckinghamshire has been found and jailed.

I love my local: The Beech Tree, High Wycombe

Bucks Free Press:

6:19pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

This week's regular is Holmer Green resident Pete Holmes who drinks in The Beech Tree, Amersham Road, High Wycombe. 

I love my local: The Mayflower in Hazlemere

Bucks Free Press:

6:14pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

This week's regular is Hazlemere resident Lise Johansen who drinks in The Mayflower, Hazlemere.

I love my local: The Potters Arms in Winchmore Hill

Bucks Free Press:

6:07pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

This week we visited The Potters Arms in Winchmore Hill.

I love my local: Derehams Inn, Loudwater

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Wednesday 26th August 2015

This week we visited the Derehams Inn, in Loudwater.

Gareth Ainsworth picked among five High Wycombe 'legends' to have buses named after them

Bucks Free Press:

5:27pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

The manager of Wycombe Wanderers has been named among five legends of the town to be honoured by having a new fleet of buses named after them.

Wycombe murder victim is named: family say father of two will be missed by all

Bucks Free Press:

1:46pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

The victim was stabbed to death in Church Street on Saturday evening and some of his family members have now spoken of their horror following the killing.

Cancer sufferers enjoy surprise treat as Adams Park is turned into Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory

Bucks Free Press: Cancer sufferers enjoy surprise treat as Adams Park is turned into Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory

1:41pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

Young cancer sufferers were given a day of fun and treats at the weekend as they were invited to Adams Park which had been transformed into Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory in a bid to raise money for charity.

SCAM ALERT: fraudsters targeting online buyers with fake puppy auctions

Bucks Free Press: SCAM ALERT: fraudsters targeting online buyers with fake puppy auctions

12:33pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

Fraudsters are targeting people trying to purchase puppies and other pets online, detectives are warning.

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