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'Jonny Creek' actor brings his stand-up to Aylesbury

Bucks Free Press: Alan Davies. Photo by Tony Briggs.

11:40am Friday 18th April 2014

THE POPULAR series of Jonathan Creek returned to our screens this year with three hour long specials for BBC1. Alan Davies has played the popular sleuth since 1997 but in a different role he will bringing his new stand-up tour to Aylesbury this month, which is a lot more personal than his last tour, he said.

Bin man on missionary trip to Africa

Bucks Free Press: Bin man on missionary trip to Africa

5:10pm Friday 18th April 2014

A BIN man from High Wycombe will compete in the gruelling Tough Mudder event to fund a missionary trip to Africa.

Downley man races two marathons in a week for Wycombe charity

Bucks Free Press: Downley man races two marathons in a week for Wycombe charity

3:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A MAN from Downley rose over £3000 after racing the Paris and London Marathon in the same week.

Firefighters free girl from swing

Bucks Free Press: A big chunk has been taken out of the corner of this swing.

1:23pm Friday 18th April 2014

A GIRL needed rescuing by firefighters yesterday after getting herself stuck in a swing.

Newsagents to call it a day after 12 years

Bucks Free Press: Newsagents to call it a day after 12 years

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A NEWSAGENTS which has served Marlovians for over a decade will pack up its papers later this year as the owner admits competition from larger stores and the internet are making business tough.

The Royal British Legion in Flackwell Heath

Bucks Free Press: David Cross

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Name: David Cross

Man punched after altercation at charity football match

Bucks Free Press: Footballer banned after alleged attack on ref

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A SPECTATOR at a charity football match at a High Wycombe school was punched in the face and hit around the head by two men.

Open evening at Minor Injuries & Illness Unit

Bucks Free Press: MP accuses NHS of 'botching' launch of new hospital unit

6:20am Friday 18th April 2014

AN open evening is being held at Wycombe Hospital so residents can find out more about the Minor Injuries and Illness Unit.

Record number of children allocated place at first choice primary school

Bucks Free Press: WIMB GREEN Did your child miss out on their primary school of choice?

5:02pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A RECORD number of children have been allocated a place at their first choice primary school, Buckinghamshire County Council has claimed.

42-year-old woman sexually assaulted

Bucks Free Press: Police appeal for witnesses after man was racially abused

2:57pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A 42-year-old woman was sexually assaulted after being approached by a man in an alley way in Princes Risborough this week.

Updated: Hot air balloon lands in town centre

Bucks Free Press: The balloon over Harleyford (pic.Andrew Scott)

9:38am Thursday 17th April 2014

A HOT air balloon which landed in Marlow town centre this morning touched down safely with no one injured, according to police.

Marlow champion fires marathon starting pistol

Bucks Free Press: Marlow champion fires marathon starting pistol

4:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MARLOW rowing legend Katherine Grainger fired the official starting gun for the London Marathon alongside her Olympic partner Anna Watkins on Sunday – before both jumped back into the crowd and joined the throng of runners to run the 26.2 mile race.

Woman in eighties targeted by distraction burglars

Bucks Free Press: Vote for your favourite local bobby

2:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN ELDERLY woman in her eighties fell victim to a distraction burglar this week after a man entered her house and stole money and jewellery.

Special literary event marks Great War centenary

Bucks Free Press: (From left) Kari Dorme, Gabriel Woolf and Linda Hart

2:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE HEROISM, horror, suffering and sacrifice of conflict were brought to life at a special literary event in Beaconsfield to mark the Great War centenary.

Major town employer celebrates amother year of big growth

Bucks Free Press: Major town employer celebrates amother year of big growth

11:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

ONE of Marlow's biggest employers is celebrating yet another strong year after new figures showed revenues had jumped by 30 per cent.

Seven tips for if your child did not get into your first choice primary school

Bucks Free Press: WIMB GREEN Did your child miss out on their primary school of choice?

11:03am Thursday 17th April 2014

PARENTS have been receiving the news that their child has been accepted into a primary school.

Man holding photography exhibition after near death experience

Bucks Free Press: Man holding photography exhibition after near death experience

10:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

A NEAR death experience whilst on honeymoon has led to a man from Great Missenden having a complete career change, taking pictures of wildlife across the world.

New management for council's leisure centres

Bucks Free Press: Nexus manages Wycombe Sports Centre at Handy Cross

8:10am Thursday 17th April 2014

WYCOMBE District Council’s three leisure centres will come under new management this summer.

Delays expected at sports centre junction

Bucks Free Press: Slow traffic in Swanley due to temporary lights

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

TEMPORARY traffic lights will be in place at the junction to the sports centre in Handy Cross as part of the building work.

Schools take part in cheerleading contest

Bucks Free Press: Schools take part in cheerleading contest

5:33pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CHEERS and stunts were on show at schools’ cheerleading contest.

Fencing course for children

Bucks Free Press: Fencing course for children

2:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A NEW Fencing Course is being launched at the Beacon Sports Centre in Beaconsfield to encourage children to learn a new skill and keep fit during the Easter Holiday.

'Hospital bosses need to hear patients' views'

Bucks Free Press: Julia Wassell with some of the responses to the petition calling for A&E services to be returned to Wycombe Hospital

3:53pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CAMPAIGNING councillor Julia Wassell said health chiefs need to hear from patients before an inquiry into urgent care in the county can be concluded.

Fire rips through High Wycombe home

Bucks Free Press: Eight escape fire at Wycombe home

5:08pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A BLAZE ripped through a house in High Wycombe earlier today.

Show to raise money for teen to achieve dancing dream

Bucks Free Press: Show to raise money for teen to achieve dancing dream

3:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A TEENAGE girl will be holding a special dance event next week to help fund her dream of going to a specialist dance college.

Phones, clothes and wallet stolen as thieves target vehicles at school

Bucks Free Press: Phones, clothes and wallet stolen as thieves target vehicles at school

2:53pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

PHONES, a wallet and clothes were among the items stolen as thieves broke into six vehicles at a High Wycombe school.

Cheese market a big success

Bucks Free Press: (From left) Town Cryer Dick Smith, Mayor Sandy Saunders and his wife Rosemary

2:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE shining sun ensured that Beaconsfield’s annual Cheese Makers Market was another success with hundreds of people attending.

Cllr claims residents do not know about building plan

Bucks Free Press: Linda Derrick

1:29pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A PARISH councillor has called for the consultation regarding building within the Wycombe district over the next 17 years to be held again.

Steam train takes Beaconsfield passengers on a journey

Bucks Free Press: Steam train takes Beaconsfield passengers on a journey

1:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Cathedrals Express steam train took many exited passengers on a great journey at the weekend as it passed through Beaconsfield.

WWII child returns to birthplace after 70 years

Bucks Free Press: Hazel Bird (right) with town crier Dick Smith (centre) and Daphne Rolphe, the daughter of the family who housed the family (left)

12:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A LADY who was born in Beaconsfield during the war after her mum was evacuated from London has returned and met with the family who she was stationed with.

Police chiefs to appear at public meeting

Bucks Free Press: Thames Valley deputy police and crime commissioner David Carroll

12:09pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner and Wycombe’s Deputy Police Commander will answer residents’ questions at a public meeting.

125 mile Kayak test

Bucks Free Press: Graham Finch and Anthony Cullip in practice

11:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A MAN from Flackwell Heath will take on the race of his life this weekend as he and a friend row in a Kayak for 125 miles over 24 hours.

Person airlifted to hospital after A413 collision

Bucks Free Press: Police have arrested two men following the death of a 25-year-old woman

10:51am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A PERSON has been airlifted to hospital following a two vehicle collision in Great Missenden this morning.

Gerrards Cross apprentice the best in the business

Bucks Free Press: (From left) David Baddeley, Customer Service Director at Volvo UK present Liam Underdown with award

11:04am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN 18-year-old apprentice from Gerrards Cross has been named as a car company’s Young Apprentice of the Year.

Budding Bucks reporters meet the movie stars

Bucks Free Press: Sophie Wright with Kate Winslet

10:20am Wednesday 16th April 2014

HOLLYWOOD glamour came to south Bucks as two youngsters from the county were given the chance to interview Oscar winning actresses.

Nimby claims over ambulance concerns

Bucks Free Press: RESPONSE DEBATE: How long should patients in non life-threatening emergencies wait for an ambulance?

10:22am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A 'NIMBYISM' award should be given to Princes Risborough after concerns were raised over the number of ambulances using the town's roads, a councillor claimed.

Dishwasher fire prompts firefighter warning

Bucks Free Press: Fire at first floor flat

9:28am Wednesday 16th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are urging people to use dishwashers during waking hours while they are in the house, after one caught fire in Marlow.

Campaigner: Communities must "wake up" to lost pubs

Bucks Free Press: Campaigner: Communities must "wake up" to lost pubs

9:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A LEADING pub campaigner claims people need to "wake up" to the community damage caused by the loss of pubs as plans to turn a former Marlow pub into a house receive a mixed reaction.

Police operation targets rogue traders

Bucks Free Press: Police operation targets rogue traders

8:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN operation to tackle rogue traders working in the Wycombe district was carried out by police and Trading Standards last week.

Chairman criticised by councillor for "offensive" behaviour

Bucks Free Press: Linda Derrick

6:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A PARISH councillor has criticised a residents association chairman about his behaviour at a public meeting, which she said was "offensive."

Running club's call to marathon-inspired novices

Bucks Free Press: Five of the Striders' marathon successes, L to R: Paul Bushby, Ann Bowles, Les Lepper, Barbro Julin, Blanche Morrissey

4:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A MARLOW running club is encouraging people inspired by the London Marathon to come along to a series of introductory courses launching this week.

Wycombe man to cycle to Switzerland for charity

Bucks Free Press: The flag of Switzerland

3:24pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A MAN who lost both his parents to cancer will take part in a gruelling 560 mile bike ride to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support.

Planning applications for April 14

Bucks Free Press: Planning applications for October 14

9:39am Wednesday 16th April 2014

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

Man jailed for nine years after being found guilty of rape

Bucks Free Press: Martin Lyon

12:01pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A MAN has been sentenced to nine years in prison after being found guilty of three counts of rape in Amersham.

Victim needs stitches in his eyeball after town centre assault

Bucks Free Press: Phone smashed during attempted robbery in Marlow

9:56am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A MAN had to have stitches in his eyeball following an assault in High Wycombe town centre, police said.

Concerns raised over the future of community centre

Bucks Free Press: Alan Turner

5:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

CONCERNS have been raised by a town mayor about the future of a community centre.

Public meeting to discuss potential development of Wycombe field

Bucks Free Press: Brian Pearce

5:12pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE potential development of the Buckmaster Playing Fields will be discussed during a public meeting in Cressex tomorrow night.

Park rejuvenation project is underway

Bucks Free Press: New park equipment in Loudwater

5:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A REJUVINATION of Chepping Wycombe parks has begun, as the council aim to improve parks across the area in time for the summer.

Hospital mortality rates decrease

Bucks Free Press: Dr Gamell

4:25pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

MORTALITY rates at Buckinghamshire hospitals have fallen - with health bosses saying it's down to services being centralised.

French restaurant to open next month

Bucks Free Press: Marlow Thai restaurant shuts its doors for good

4:10pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A FRENCH restaurant chain will open its doors in Marlow next month.

Residents' transport concerns at Wycombe hospital journeys

Bucks Free Press: Surrey trust could takeover Wexham Park Hospital

3:58pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

HEALTH chiefs have been told patients in the south of the county should be directed to Wexham Park instead of Wycombe Hospital because of a lack of public transport.




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