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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.

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:

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.

Residents association survives after community stalwart steps forward

Bucks Free Press:

2:20pm Thursday 16th October 2014

MEMBERS of a residents association say they will continue to be the voice for the community after they were saved from possible closure.

Pinewood Studios extension could begin next year

Bucks Free Press: Council disappointed by Pinewood Studios decision

11:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

BUILDING work for the controversial £200m development of Pinewood Studios could begin in just months.

Cricketers will miss teammate 'immeasurably' after tragic death

Bucks Free Press:

12:30pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

CRICKET teammates have paid tribute to a young teacher who passed away at the weekend, saying they will miss him immeasurably.

Brave girl joins in charity walk after tumour battle

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A BRAVE girl who has had more than 20 operations since she was diagnosed with a brain tumour at just 13-months-old took part in a charity walk for children at the weekend.

Tributes pour in for Dr Challoner’s Grammar School teacher Jeremy Suter

Bucks Free Press:

3:08pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

TRIBUTES to a young teacher who tragically died at the weekend have been pouring in on social media.

Controversial property sale review withdrawn by developers

Bucks Free Press: Hundreds turn out for Wilton Park meeting

10:54am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A REVIEW into the sale of former Ministry of Defence land in Beaconsfield to an Amersham-based property company has been withdrawn, the Bucks Free Press can reveal.

Young teacher dies days after doctors discover brain tumour

Bucks Free Press:

4:56pm Monday 13th October 2014

A YOUNG teacher tragically died this weekend after he was rushed to hospital for emergency surgery on a previously undiagnosed brain tumour.

History of town to be preserved after £10,000 grant

Bucks Free Press:

4:20pm Monday 13th October 2014

A TOWN will forever be preserved on the internet after a community archive group received a £10,000 grant.

The Nags Head in Great Missenden

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Friday 17th October 2014

THIS week's I Love My Local heads to Great Missenden.

Burglar sentenced after threatening to kill woman with a knife

Bucks Free Press:

10:40am Monday 13th October 2014

A BURGLAR, who threatened to kill a woman with a knife unless she did what he said, has been jailed for almost 10 years.

Two men jailed after machete attack

Bucks Free Press:

9:46am Monday 13th October 2014

A MACHETE-WIELDING teenager and another man have been jailed after an attack in High Wycombe. 

School looking for new parent governor

Bucks Free Press: Beaconsfield School consults on new academy admissions policy

4:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

A SCHOOL in Beaconsfield is inviting parents to put themselves forward to become governors at the school.

Brave girl to join charity walk after brain tumour battle

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

A BRAVE girl, who has had more than 20 operations since being diagnosed with a brain tumour at just 13-months-old, will walk with other children to raise money for charity.

Family Announcement: Baby George and Baby Oliver

Bucks Free Press:

3:30pm Sunday 12th October 2014

NEWBORN twins are feeding and sleeping in synchronisation with each other, their parents say.

Me and My Motor: New minibus is fit for all

Bucks Free Press:

1:30pm Saturday 11th October 2014

THIS week’s Me and My Motor is from Bourne End

Celebrations as long-awaited minibus arrives

Bucks Free Press:

4:20pm Friday 10th October 2014

VOLUNTEERS celebrated the arrival of a new long-awaited community minibus after receiving about £30,000 in donations.

Volunteers can save lives

Bucks Free Press:

9:51am Friday 10th October 2014

VOLUNTEERS in South Bucks could prove to be life savers with South Central Ambulance Service asking for more people to become first responders.

Evening of art to feature the best of Bourne End

Bucks Free Press: Bourne End welcomes new WI

2:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

PAINTINGS of Bourne End and Cookham will be displayed in an evening of art, next week.

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