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Concerns raised over missing woman

Bucks Free Press: Concerns raised over missing woman

10:22pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A WOMAN known to the High Wycombe area has been missing since December last year after telling friends she was going on holiday and would return a month later.

Man's skull fractured after attackers stamped on his head

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

5:25pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A MAN suffered a fractured skull after three people stamped on his head in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Travellers move onto private land

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

5:21pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TRAVELLERS have moved onto private land in Loudwater, with an eviction notice reportedly set to be served against them.

Houses had to be evacuated after garage fire

Bucks Free Press: 44-year-old car destroyed in blaze

12:51pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THREE houses had to be evacuated this morning after a garage fire sparked safety fears and destroyed a classic car.

Seven years for man who knifed victim in head

Bucks Free Press: Seven years for man who knifed victim in head

10:51am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A MAN has been sentenced to seven years behind bars after knifing another man in the head in High Wycombe.

Lucky escape after car gets trapped at level crossing

Bucks Free Press: Fire at first floor flat

4:33pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN ELDERLY driver had a lucky escape on Easter Sunday after her car got stuck on a level crossing.

London Road resurfacing 'to be completed by Thursday'

Bucks Free Press: Roadworks are due to start on Monday

3:11pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MOTORISTS have been warned of delays as a section of the busy A40 is resurfaced this week.

Boxing gala raises £2k for charity

Bucks Free Press: Boxing gala raises £2k for charity

2:41pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FIGHTERS helped to raise almost £2000 during at a boxing gala held at the newly refurbished Old Town Hall last week.

Arriva announces changes to Wycombe services

Bucks Free Press: A BUS service is set to change — because of a lack of passengers. From October 27, the Arriva 537, which currently runs hourly between Bolton and Moorside Road, Edgworth, will run every half hour between Bolton and terminate at Bromley Cross.  The chang

11:44am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

ARRIVA has announced changes to some of its services in and around High Wycombe to “improve reliability”.

Over 75% of Bucks kebabs tested contain wrong meat

Bucks Free Press: Tests show over 75% of Bucks kebabs contain wrong meat

9:48am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

OVER three quarters of kebabs tested by Bucks Trading Standards contained the wrong sort of meat, it was revealed today.

Personal honour from Queen for Royal Swan Marker

Bucks Free Press: Personal honour from Queen for Royal Swan Marker

8:50am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE QUEEN’S Royal Swan Marker has been awarded a personal gift from the Monarch after 21 years' service to the cause.

Volunteers sought to dig into Prestwood archives

Bucks Free Press: One of the photos from the Prestwood Archive of a bodger at work in the village in the 1920s

8:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A PROJECT chronicling the history of Prestwood is gathering pace – but the man behind it is looking for more help from villagers.

Talk on the history of entertainment in Wycombe

Bucks Free Press: Mike Dewey, who wrote the new book

4:52pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A TALK on the history of entertainment in High Wycombe will be held in the town next month.

Scouts hand out Easter eggs to care home residents

Bucks Free Press: Scouts hand out Easter eggs to care home residents

4:08pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

SCOUTS helped to spread a little Easter joy to care home residents as they handed out chocolate eggs and fruit donated by a Downley shop.

Homeless charity appeals for clothing donations

Bucks Free Press: Scheme helps house homeless people in St Albans

11:55am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A HOMELESS charity is appealing for donations of clothes and food ahead of a handout session in High Wycombe.

Houses evacuated after Wycombe fire

Bucks Free Press: Fire at first floor flat

11:19am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THREE houses in High Wycombe have been evacuated after a garage fire.

Prestwood gets connected online as Village Association marks first anniversary

Bucks Free Press: SUPER-FAST: Computer users in areas of Bromsgrove and Droitwich are to be the next to receive high speed broadband. SP

4:10pm Monday 21st April 2014

VOLUNTEERS behind the Prestwood Village Association hope the group will go from strength to strength after a successful first year.

Have your say at flood event

Bucks Free Press: Chenies Spring Walk

12:20pm Monday 21st April 2014

FLOOD-HIT Chiltern residents are being urged to attend a surgery to give their views on what lessons can be learnt.

Top five: Wycombe Wanderers' best players

Bucks Free Press: Keith Scott

10:10am Monday 21st April 2014

WANDERERS fans haven’t had a great deal to cheer about this season, with their club struggling near the foot of the Football League. Here we recall some of the better times as we count down the top five Wycombe Wanderers players, as voted for by Bucks Free Press readers.

Last chance to have your say on local plan

Bucks Free Press: Council unveils housing and business options under Local Plan

8:00am Monday 21st April 2014

TODAY is the last chance for residents and business across the district to have their say on the local plan.

Council praised for helping hard of hearing

Bucks Free Press: The biggest increase was at Buckinghamshire County Council

2:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

COUNTY council officials have been commended for the way in which they have trained contact centre and business support staff to deal more effectively with people who have hearing loss.

Vibrancy of town 'at risk' after growing number of conversions

Bucks Free Press: Vibrancy of town 'at risk' after growing number of conversions

4:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

THE VIBRANCY of life in Marlow could be damaged if developers carry on turning town centre office blocks into houses, according to business leaders in the town.

Steam train has passengers in dreamland

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

2:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

AS the Cathedrals Express train rolled into Beaconsfield Railway Station to collect hundreds of excited passengers, I knew I was in for a treat.

M40 junction would "destroy" 30-year-old family home and business

Bucks Free Press: Cobbles farm members concerned about proposed plans

12:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A NEW M40 junction in Flackwell Heath would “destroy” a family home and business of over 30 years, it is feared.

Mixed evening for Amersham's Miss England hopeful

Bucks Free Press: Holly Finlay celebrates winning the Miss Charity award

9:50am Sunday 20th April 2014

A BEAUTY pageant contestant had mixed emotions after missing out on a title at the Miss England contest - but winning another and being put forward for one she hadn't entered.

Vicar's Easter Sunday Message

Bucks Free Press: Dave Bull, of All Saints, Marlow

8:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Some stories never lose their power to captivate us. My children enjoy many of the same stories that I loved as a child.

Row over housing site intensifies

Bucks Free Press: Row over housing site intensifies

3:40pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A ROW has broken out over plans to build more than 70 homes on a plot of land in Marlow town centre after developers outlined their plans last weekend.

Chesham rapper hopes to raise his profile

Bucks Free Press: Mikar and Eazy B

2:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A CHESHAM rapper's début single peaked at number 11 in the world songs section chart on iTunes.

Author: Holding new book is like new born baby

Bucks Free Press: Author: Holding new book is like new born baby

1:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

AN AUTHOR from Chesham says holding a copy of her first ever published book was like holding her new born baby, with the debutant writer’s first novel surging into Amazon’s top ten.

Sir Steve: 'Light at end of tunnel' for rowing club

Bucks Free Press: Sir Steve: 'Light at end of tunnel' for rowing club

10:50am Saturday 19th April 2014

SIR STEVE Redgrave has hailed the progress on Marlow Rowing Club’s new headquarters as "a light at the end of the tunnel" as the fundraising total nears the £2.5million mark.

Marathon man completed his 34th London Marathon last week

Bucks Free Press: Marathon man completed his 34th London Marathon last week

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A 67-year-old man from Chesham ran his 34th consecutive London Marathon last weekend to keep his title as one of just 14 "ever-present" runners.

Swap a book for book night at Beaconsfield library

Bucks Free Press: Greenwich libraries extend opening hours following public demand

4:30pm Saturday 19th April 2014

BEACONSFIELD Library will be hosting a world book night, book swap day tomorrow.

'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.




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