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Lib Dems call for council leader's resignation following reserve sites decision

Bucks Free Press:

5:37pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

In a press release issued by Ian Morton, on behalf of Wycombe Liberal Democrats, the party stated they want the leader of the council, Richard Scott, and cabinet member of planning and sustainability, Neil Marshall, to step down.

Politicians give go ahead to elderly care apartment 'prison blocks'

Bucks Free Press:

5:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Wycombe District Council’s planning committee approved plans to build 260 extra care apartments for the elderly on the Hughenden Quarter Main Development site, in Hughenden Avenue, at a meeting on Wednesday night.

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.

Van fire on the M40 this afternoon

Bucks Free Press: Eight escape fire at Wycombe home

3:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

One appliance and one crew from Beaconsfield attended the fire on the M40 east southbound between Junction 3 (Loudwater) and Junction 2 (Beaconsfield) at 12.52pm.

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.

Hospital horror stories dominate health review meeting

Bucks Free Press:

1:56pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A teenager having to sleep with a broken wrist, a man who spent the night with fractured fingers and a lady being asked to walk with a broken knee due to a lack of wheelchairs are just some of the shocking experiences that people have had at Wycombe Hospital and Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

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.

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.

Update: M40 reopened after it was closed in both directions due to police incident

Bucks Free Press: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

1:02pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The M40 is closed in both directions between Junction 2 (Beaconsfield) and Junction 3 (Loudwater).

Clooney couple heading to South Bucks for weekend bash?

Bucks Free Press:

9:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

GEORGE Clooney and his new wife look set to sweep into South Bucks this weekend to toast their nuptials with friends and family after their fairytale wedding in Venice this month.

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.

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.

Tributes paid to Prestwood woman who died after Dorset cliff fall

Bucks Free Press:

2:17pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WOMAN who died after falling 50 feet from a cliff while on a walking holiday last week has been described as someone who "had a happy outlook on life".

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.

Firefighters called after live electricity cable falls onto car in High Wycombe

Bucks Free Press: Fire at first floor flat

6:20pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Firefighters were called to the carpark at the back of Poundworld, in High Street, at 9.57am.

Gillan hits out at HS2 compensation scheme in House of Commons debate

Bucks Free Press: Cheryl Gillan, MP for Chesham and Amersham.

5:48pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CHERYL Gillan said in a Parliamentary debate this week the vast majority of people affected by HS2 building work "will not be compensated fairly".

Cancer survivor fears 'dangerous' asbestos after finding it in his Downley garden

Bucks Free Press:

5:24pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

George McCloud lives in the Red Kite property in Jubilee Road with his 62-year-old wife, Elizabeth.

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.

Chiltern Railways trains running normally after a tree was cleared from the tracks

Bucks Free Press: The new look Chiltern Railways train

4:15pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Passengers were facing delays of up to an hour after a tree fell on the line between Seer Green and Gerrards Cross.

Record numbers take on gruelling countryside race

Bucks Free Press:

3:20pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A RECORD number of runners got out of bed early last Sunday to tackle a breathtaking - if a little hilly - race course in the South Bucks countryside.

Man's body found surrounded by empty cans and bottles after years of alcohol abuse, inquest hears

Bucks Free Press: Inquest: No missed opportunities before man's death

Steven Craig’s body was found at his Pear Tree Court flat, in Holmer Green, at about 6pm on August 7 by his brother.

Delays of up to an hour on Chiltern Railways after a tree fell on the tracks

Bucks Free Press: The new look Chiltern Railways train

1:47pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Chiltern Railways passengers have been warned of the delays, which are a result of a tree on the line between Seer Green and Gerrards Cross.

Future sporting stars celebrate new 'mini tennis' zone

Bucks Free Press:

1:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TENNIS stars of the future were given a chance to serve up their first ace with the opening of a ‘Mini tennis’ zone in Marlow last weekend.

Video: Wycombe Business Expo returns to get commercial world buzzing

Bucks Free Press:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE heady buzz of conversations between companies were key at this year’s Wycombe Business Expo, according to the man who had the brainwave of first setting up the event.

Kerridge's new Marlow restaurant 'for everyone' not just the rich

Bucks Free Press: The Coach and Horses on West Street

12:10pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TOM Kerridge’s new Marlow eatery is aimed at everyone – not just the wealthy few – according to the chef who will take the helm at the all-day diner.

Work begins on new all-day restaurant in Marlow

Bucks Free Press:

11:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WORK has begun on a building project that will see another new restaurant open in Marlow town centre next year.

Brass band vs council spat has happy ending

Bucks Free Press:

10:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE familiar tones of Marlow’s brass band will ring out this Christmas after all, following a truce with the council.

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’.

Generous nursery harvests goodies for elderly charity

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

GENEROUS nursery children have raided their parents' cupboards to donate food to a Marlow charity.

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.

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.

Heavy winds damage roof panel

Bucks Free Press: Fire at first floor flat

5:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HEAVY winds damaged a roof panel in Beaconsfield today.

Controversial proposals to release five reserve sites to make way for housing approved by Wycombe District Council

Bucks Free Press:

5:20pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Dozens of residents attended Wycombe District Council’s cabinet meeting last night, where members approved officers’ recommendations to release five sites to make way for developments.

Video: Decision to release reserve sites is 'entirely wrong'

Bucks Free Press:

4:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A BOURNE End councillor says a decision to release the five reserve sites is ‘entirely wrong’.

TV chef reveals long wait to get hands on new South Bucks eatery

Bucks Free Press:

3:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE TV chef behind South Bucks latest fine dining restaurant said he has had his eyes on the idyllic riverside spot for years.

Video: Cllr 'disappointed' by Gomm Valley decision

Bucks Free Press:

2:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FOLLOWING last night’s cabinet meeting to decide the future for five areas of land across the district, Chepping Wycombe Parish Council leader Katrina Wood said she was disappointed at the decision.

Closure of Loudwater farm to make way for new M40 junction will have 'far reaching ramifications', says councillor

Bucks Free Press: Cobbles farm members concerned about proposed plans

1:20pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Councillor Katrina Wood, Conservative representative for Tylers Green and Loudwater, addressed Wycombe District Council’s cabinet committee last night.

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.

VIDEO: Business leaders say no change is not an option in unitary council debate

Bucks Free Press:

11:20am Tuesday 21st October 2014

'NO change is not an option' if councils want to save money, is the message from county businesses.

New president takes the reins to lead town's businesses

Bucks Free Press:

10:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A RETIRED accountant has been handed the chains to lead a town’s business community – almost 25 years since he last held the position.

Man cut out of car after crash at Great Kimble

Bucks Free Press: Fire at first floor flat

9:50am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MOTORIST had to be cut out of his vehicle after a crash between two cars.

Wycombe's premier business event is back

Bucks Free Press:

9:28am Tuesday 21st October 2014

WYCOMBE’s premier business event opens its doors today, to help firms across the area network, cultivate trade and boost their profiles.

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.

Selling off Marlow Police Station will suit us, says town's top officer

Bucks Free Press: Police chief: debate needed over weight limit on iconic bridge

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SELLING off large swathes of police-owned land will be a blessing, not a curse, according to Marlow’s top policeman.

Loudwater golfers to 'wear it pink'

Bucks Free Press:

11:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

GOLFERS and club visitors will be asked to dress for the occasion by wearing pink for the day in Loudwater this week.

Planning applications for October 17

Bucks Free Press: New hotel for Wycombe among planning applications for June 26

9:11am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE following planning applications were validated by south Bucks councils on Friday.

Reserve sites live blog

Bucks Free Press:

6:16pm Monday 20th October 2014

Wycombe District Council cabinet members last night decided to release the five reserve sites, which are Abbey Barn South, Abbey Barn North, Terriers Farm, Slate Meadow and Gomm Valley and Ashwells.

Marylebone trains cancelled after person hit by train

Bucks Free Press: The new look Chiltern Railways train

2:56pm Monday 20th October 2014

COMMUTERS could face huge delays this afternoon after someone was reportedly hit by a train.

Woman escapes robbery attempt by kicking man in the groin

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

12:21pm Monday 20th October 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD woman escaped from a would-be robber who grabbed her by the throat by kicking him in the groin.

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