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Prime Minister intervenes over Marlow teenager's death

Bucks Free Press:

1:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

Marlow teenager James Fifield was tragically killed while travelling on a quad bike in Zante, Greece, on Saturday, July 5, after a drunk driver hit him from behind, an inquest heard this month.

Father leads tributes to son lost in Hughenden car collision

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Julian Randall from Woodley, Reading, passed away earlier this week following the collision.

Teenage pedestrian death: investigation launched into police response

Bucks Free Press:

6:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE death of a teenager has sparked an investigation into the way police responded to reports he was walking in a busy main road before he was killed.

Teenager killed in Hughenden collision is named locally

Bucks Free Press:

5:32pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A TEENAGE pedestrian who died following a car collision in Hughenden on Monday has been named locally.

Pensioner jailed for scout camp abuse

Bucks Free Press:

10:44am Thursday 30th October 2014

A PAEDOPHILE who abused his position as a Bucks scout warden to "prey on young boys" in the 1980s has been jailed.

Flowers left at roadside following death of teenage pedestrian

Bucks Free Press:

6:31pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

TRIBUTES have been left at the roadside where a teenage pedestrian died following a collision with a car earlier this week.

Young brothers become chess masters

Bucks Free Press:

3:40pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

BROTHERS from a school in Gerrards Cross took their enjoyment for chess to the next level when they competed in the Bucks Chess Grand Prix.

Enid Blyton books to be transformed onto the big screen

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A SERIES of novels written by children’s author Enid Blyton, while she lived in Beaconsfield, will soon be shown on the big screen.

Pupils given a treat for Halloween work

Bucks Free Press:

10:10am Wednesday 29th October 2014

SCHOOL children were given an early Halloween treat last week as their scarily good work was rewarded.

Golfers wear it pink for charity

Bucks Free Press:

4:50pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

GOLFERS brightened up a cloudy day in Loudwater last week, as members took to the course wearing pink clothes.

Update: Road clear again after overturned car is recovered

Bucks Free Press: Pizzas stolen in High Wycombe robbery

9:45am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A CAR has overturned between Flackwell Heath and Little Marlow this morning.

Plans to open bridleway on former Bourne End railway line welcomed

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

PLANS for a new public bridleway on the former railway line linking Bourne End to High Wycombe have been welcomed by the deputy leader of Bucks County Council.

'I was happier when I was 30 stone than with excess skin'

Bucks Free Press:

5:20pm Monday 27th October 2014

A MAN who lost 17 stone following a gastric bypass says he has been left depressed after begging doctors to remove the excess skin he was left with.

Save Slate Meadow campaigner petitions Wycombe District Councillors

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

ANGRY residents have started a petition to issue a vote of no confidence against the leading councillors who decided to release five areas of land for development last week.

Residents fear traffic chaos with £200 million development expected to start in 2015

Bucks Free Press: High demand for Pinewood Studios

8:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

RESIDENTS fear concerns over traffic chaos in Iver Heath will become a reality next year, with Pinewood Studios planning to begin work on the first phase of their new £200 million development.

More than 600 people attended the funeral of young grammar school teacher

Bucks Free Press:

5:50pm Monday 27th October 2014

THE funeral for a young teacher, who sadly died days after doctors discovered he had a brain tumour, was attended by more than 600 people last week.

Woman injured in Bourne End car crash

Bucks Free Press: Ambulances 'worst' for cardiac arrest, according to figures

10:13am Monday 27th October 2014

A WOMAN was injured this morning after a two-car collision in Bourne End.

England star extends contact with Wasps

Bucks Free Press: Joe Launchbury goes over at Twickenham

9:38am Friday 24th October 2014

ENGLAND lock Joe Launchbury has ended the uncertainty surrounding his club future by signing a new contact with Wasps.

Artist displays work from the surrounding areas

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN artist who used to live in Bourne End returned to the village last week to display some of her work, which included some of the best sites from the surrounding areas.

Expensive electronic items stolen in Marlow burglary

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

4:40pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

EXPENSIVE electronic equipment was stolen from a house in Marlow this week.

Update: No serious injuries after six-vehicle crash

Bucks Free Press:

8:54am Thursday 23rd October 2014

SIX cars have been involved in a collision on the A404 this morning, leading to heavy traffic across South Bucks.

A 100-year-old resident on hand for another official opening

Bucks Free Press:

11:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A 100-YEAR-OLD resident continued her good work in Bourne End last month by introducing another addition to the village.

Haircut helps raise almost £1,000 for cancer charity

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A DAUGHTER who is a carer for her terminally ill mother has shaved off her hair to raise money for a cancer charity.

Beaconsfield Country Fayre raised £6,500, despite bad weather

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

TREACHEROUS weather failed to dampen the moods of Beaconsfield Country Fayre goers this year as residents once again dug-deep for charity.

School celebrates opening of new art building

Bucks Free Press:

2:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A PRIMARY school are celebrating the opening of their new art block this term.

Fashion school for children to walk the catwalk

Bucks Free Press:

10:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CHILDREN in South Bucks are learning to walk the catwalk this year, in time for a grand display at next year’s London Fashion Week.

Sir Bruce Forsyth drives charity golf success

Bucks Free Press:

4:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DIDN’T he do well? Television legend Sir Bruce Forsyth lent a helping hand to boost a golf fundraiser this month, as participants chipped-in with £5,000 for charity.

Free school decision to be appealed

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE decision to allow a free school to permanently stay in a small Bucks village will be appealed by South Bucks District Council.

Road closed after car collides with tree

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

5:25pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CAR is believed to have collided with a tree in Sheepridge Lane this afternoon and the road is currently closed at either end, police have said.

Watch: Cllr explains why he stormed out of reserve sites meeting

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LABOUR leader for Wycombe District Council, Cllr Ian Bates, stormed out of the reserve sites cabinet meeting last night stating the meeting was ‘undemocratic’.

Council has emergency plans in place over Ebola fears

Bucks Free Press:

12:40pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

RESIDENTS with concerns over the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa have received guidance from a South Bucks council this week.

Driver given suspended sentence after killing pedestrian

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

11:06am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A 21-YEAR-OLD man who was found guilty of death by careless driving after he hit a man crossing the road in Loudwater, has been given a suspended sentence.

Volunteer to run marathon for St John Ambulance team

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A HEALTHCARE volunteer will swap her first aid uniform for her running gear in 2015 as she takes to the streets of London for her first marathon.

Wycombe firefighters helped tackle Didcot blaze

Bucks Free Press: Fire at first floor flat

12:54pm Monday 20th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from High Wycombe were called upon to help tackle a major blaze at a power station in Didcot last night.

Historic bible is returned to relatives of war hero

Bucks Free Press:

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

A BIBLE which belonged to a man who was killed in the First World War has been given to his relatives after a reader donated it to the Bucks Free Press.

Campaigners say releasing meadow would have major impact on villages

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

CAMPAIGNERS are still hopeful councillors will consider the major impact on two villages if they release land which separates them.

Reserve sites in numbers

Bucks Free Press:

3:20pm Friday 17th October 2014

WITH Wycombe District Council due to vote on the proposal to release five reserve sites for development, we look at the numbers behind the plans.

Fewer councillors for South Bucks next year

Bucks Free Press:

1:20pm Friday 17th October 2014

RESIDENTS in the South Bucks District will be served by 12 fewer councillors following the election in May.

Lorry driver hailed as brave after fatal crash on M40

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

12:30pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A LORRY driver, who died on the M40 motorway after he had a heart attack at the wheel, has been hailed as brave for pulling into the hard shoulder to ensure no further accidents.

Work on outdoor gym equipment to start soon

Bucks Free Press:

11:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

OUTDOOR gym equipment, which has cost about £20,000, will soon be available in Holtspur, with work due to start next month.

School of hard knocks students learn self-defence moves

Bucks Free Press:

4:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A MARTIAL arts expert put a group of students through their paces this month by teaching them self-defence moves.

Best pumpkin carvers are in for a treat

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

SCARY pumpkins will be well received at a Bourne End restaurant this week with owners offering the best Halloween carvers a number of prizes.

Park life to improve after refurbishment

Bucks Free Press:

10:41am Friday 17th October 2014

ADDITIONAL playground equipment which is being installed in a park in Loudwater this week, will greatly benefit the whole community, a council chairman has said.

Young students brighten up Harvest celebrations

Bucks Free Press:

5:29pm Thursday 16th October 2014

YOUNG students at Thorpe House School have been enjoying a different sort of challenge, this month.

Councillors 'thrilled' after park refurbishment

Bucks Free Press:

5:14pm Thursday 16th October 2014

PARISH councillors say they are thrilled after the second phase of refurbishment was completed at a park in Tylers Green.

Family urge villagers to help search for missing cat

Bucks Free Press:

2:40pm Friday 17th October 2014

A FAMILY in Flackwell Heath are appealing for help in looking for their cat, after it went missing in August.

Family Announcement: Baby Rosie Bella Coyle

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A NEW mother says she could have another baby right away after she and her partner welcomed their first baby into the world last week.

Family Announcement: Baby Poppy Ann Bevan

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

A BABY girl has settled into her new family perfectly and particularly likes cuddles with her big sister, her parents say.

Teenager died on holiday after being hit by drunk driver, inquest hears

Bucks Free Press:

3:24pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A YOUNG holidaymaker, who was killed while on a quad bike abroad, was hit from behind by a driver more than two times over the drink driving limit, an inquest heard today.

Family ask for charity donations in memory of tragic teacher

Bucks Free Press:

6:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE family of a teacher who tragically died this week have named two charities people can donate to in his memory.

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