Council blocks demolition of iconic shop

Bucks Free Press:

11:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

AN ICONIC shop building standing at the "gateway" to Marlow has been saved from demolition after politicians threw out contentious proposals to turn it into a three-storey housing block.

Disappearing poppy mystery solved

Bucks Free Press: British Legion warning over 'bogus' poppy seller

10:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

REMEMBRANCE organisers were shocked when tributes laid at the town’s war memorial started disappearing - with the investagtive snail trail leading to the slimy creatures responsible.

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.

What are you doing to celebrate Halloween in South Bucks this year?

Bucks Free Press:

11:29am Friday 31st October 2014

We want to see what you are doing to celebrate Halloween in South Bucks this year.

Wycombe road closures in place next weekend during Remembrance Day Parade and Service

Bucks Free Press:

4:50pm Friday 31st October 2014

The event will take place on Sunday, November 9 and the parade will leave Queen Victoria Road at 10.30am.

Top five things to do in South Bucks this weekend

Bucks Free Press:

4:37pm Friday 31st October 2014

Here are our top five things to do in South Bucks this weekend.

Murders, burnings at the stake and ghostly tales: Buckinghamshire's grisly past comes to life

Bucks Free Press:

4:20pm Friday 31st October 2014

The grisly past of Buckinghamshire has become the newest area of interest for a Wycombe Marsh author.

Delays at the M40 junction of the M25 due to earlier accident

Bucks Free Press: UPDATE: Northbound M40 partially reopened after oil spill

3:40pm Friday 31st October 2014

Motorists are experiencing delays at the M40 junction of the M25 due to an earlier accident.

Bucks mothers win Mumsnet story writing competition

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

Many parents out there would agree that it’s hard to find time to become a published author in amongst juggling work and children, but two mums from Bucks have done just that.

Road closures during surfacing works next week

Bucks Free Press: Anger over access to homes during roadworks

2:10pm Friday 31st October 2014

IMPROVEMENTS to the county’s roads over the next week see a series of closures and diversions in place.

Dog rescue charity looking for committed member to join its ranks

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

The main duties of the CEO will be to raise the profile of the Stokenchurch Dog Rescue across Bucks, Oxfordshire and West Berkshire and extend fundraising.

Grim Reaper to hit the streets of Marlow tonight

Bucks Free Press: Police step up patrols over Halloween

11:00am Friday 31st October 2014

GRIM reaper will be the word on the street in Marlow tonight - but thankfully it’s designed to reassure residents at Halloween, rather than scare them.

Ibstone pupils mark the centenary of the Great War

Bucks Free Press:

10:40am Friday 31st October 2014

Pupils at Ibstone Church of England Infant School have been discovering how the war started, experiencing life in the trenches and making trench cake.

Police trying to trace missing man believed to be in the Chinnor area

Bucks Free Press:

10:49am Friday 31st October 2014

Dipash Kumar Kamath, 34, is believed to be in the Chinnor area.

Stunning portraits feature in new exhibition of legendary artist

Bucks Free Press:

12:05pm Friday 31st October 2014

A STUNNING, larger than life self portrait of one of Britain’s best-loved 20th century painters forms the centrepiece of a new exhibition in the artist’s famous hometown.

Light a candle for lost loved ones at special evening service

Bucks Free Press: Marlow community gathers for traditional service

10:10am Friday 31st October 2014

GRIEVING families have the chance to light a candle and reflect on the loss of loved ones this weekend at a special evening service.

Marlow businesses praised for support during fire emergencies

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

BUSINESSES in Marlow employing on-call firefighters have been praised by for their support by the county’s top officer during a special awards ceremony this week.

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.

Signs needed to slow down speeding drivers, residents warn

Bucks Free Press:

4:05pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Gordon Lenton, whose dog was killed on Icknield Way by a motorbike in June, said: “We don’t seem to have any signs up there to warn people that you are mixing people and vehicles.

Giant American firm pledges to help flood-hit Marlow centre

Bucks Free Press: Marlow-under-Thames: A drone captures the extent of the damage to Longridge Activity Centre, which was badly hit (pic. Universal Sky Pictures)

3:10pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PHOTOGRAPHY enthusiasts can now put their hobby to good use after an outdoors centre hit by terrible flooding was selected for a charity drive by a huge American firm.

Free events being held for those interested in adult learning courses

Bucks Free Press:

2:20pm Thursday 30th October 2014

For one week only, Buckinghamshire Adult Learning will open its doors to the public so they can attend one of the classes running that week, talk to the current learners and see if it is suitable.

Johnny Ball is a new addition at High Wycombe school during maths week

Bucks Free Press:

1:50pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Mr Ball has been championing maths for many years on television and across the nation’s schools and shared his love of maths with the children of Tylers Green Middle School, in Cock Lane, in fun, interactive and engaging sessions.

Working group meet to compile flood action plan

Bucks Free Press:

1:20pm Thursday 30th October 2014

AN ACTION plan over how to respond to a possible repeat of last year’s flooding will be put together over the next few weeks.

Developers appeal after failing to secure bid to demolish Marlow office block

Bucks Free Press:

12:30pm Thursday 30th October 2014

DEVELOPERS will get a second bite at the cherry over a project to demolish a Marlow office block and replace it with houses.

Marlow Poppy Appeal organisers set themselves tough act to follow

Bucks Free Press: British Legion warning over 'bogus' poppy seller

11:54am Thursday 30th October 2014

WITH this year’s Poppy Appeal well underway, organisers in Marlow have revealed the size of the task they have set themselves following a bumper fundraising effort last year.

Traffic control measures to be in place along main Chesham road from tomorrow

Bucks Free Press:

11:28am Thursday 30th October 2014

Motorists are being warned of delays in Eskdale Avenue from tomorrow until Tuesday.

Loss of town's information centre is a 'kick in the teeth'

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

The Princes Risborough Information Centre, in Horns Lane, will close in January and will be replaced with a counter situated in the town library.

Princes Risborough annual Poppy Appeal underway

Bucks Free Press: British Legion warning over 'bogus' poppy seller

9:34am Thursday 30th October 2014

The Princes Risborough branch of the Royal British Legion will be selling poppies outside the Pharmacy, in Horns Lane, until 8 November.

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.

Risborough 'nuisance' caller wasted emergency service time, handed two-year ASBO

Bucks Free Press:

5:25pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Andrew Davies, of Brooke Road, has been banned from lying on the ground or pretending to have an injury as a way of attracting attention.

Roadworks scheduled for the next two weeks in Hazlemere road

Bucks Free Press:

5:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Two-way signals will be in place along Western Dene while roadworks are carried out.

Balaclava-clad burglar breaks into Hazlemere store and absconds with cigarettes

Bucks Free Press:

4:43pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

CCTV images of a man wanted in connection with a burglary in Hazlemere have been released by police.

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.

Man charged with three motor vehicle offences in Princes Risborough

Bucks Free Press:

3:26pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Daniel Monk, of Bell Lane, Princes Risborough, was charged with one count of theft of a motor vehicle and two counts of attempted theft of motor vehicles.

Marlow landlord tells of celebrity media madness during George Clooney wedding reception bash

Bucks Free Press:

2:20pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Anthony Burnham of the Two Brewers – which reopened only two weeks ago following a devastating fire last year – refused to identify any patrons when channels including Channel 5 and ITV came knocking.

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.

Sneak peek at George Clooney's dinner plate

Bucks Free Press: Danesfield House

12:50pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A LANDLORD rumoured to have hosted some of the Clooney wedding party in his Marlow bar over the weekend stuck to his guns when TV crews invaded his bar during lunchtime service.

Police's response to a teenager walking in a Hughenden road prior to fatal crash referred to complaints commission

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

11:47am Wednesday 29th October 2014

The 19-year-old from Reading was hit by a blue Vauxhall Mokka in Valley Road shortly before 6.40pm.

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.

M40 crash update: Person taken to hospital following crash involving a lorry and a car

Bucks Free Press: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

9:32am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Police, paramedics and firefighters were called to Junction 2 (Beaconsfield) and Junction 1a (M25 interchange) southbound at about 9.13am.

Reserve sites: cabinet's decision to approve release of green spaces for development could be reviewed

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Last week, Wycombe District Council’s cabinet agreed to release five sites to make way for housing developments.

Writer aiming to keep eyes open during 24-hour charity readathon

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A BOOK blogger with a passion for reading is aiming to raise over £1000 - and keep his eyes open - during a 24-hour readathon for charity next month.

Planning applications for October 27

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

9:10am Wednesday 29th October 2014

The following applications were verified by South Bucks Councils on Monday, October 27.

Teenager dies after being hit by a car in High Wycombe last night

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

9:13am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A TEENAGE pedestrian died last night after a collision with a car in Hughenden.

Out of action Marlow road crossing will be switched back on tomorrow, says council

Bucks Free Press: Survey: Shoppers prefer small retailers to national chains

5:03pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN OUT-OF-ACTION pedestrian crossing on a busy town centre road will be turned back on tomorrow, according to road bosses.

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.

One lane closed in central High Wycombe road this week due to BT works

Bucks Free Press: Cryers Hill businesses say they are stranded due to road works

4:10pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

BT engineers will be working in Crendon Street from tomorrow until Friday.

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