Bucks Free Press: Amersham
• Your reporter is Andy Carswell: 01494 755 084, acarswell@london.newsquest.co.uk

Attempted robbery at phone shop

Bucks Free Press:

10:30am Friday 8th August 2014

TWO teenagers tried to gain entry to a phone shop's store room in Amersham yesterday.

Planning applications for July 28

Bucks Free Press: Wycombe in the running to be named 'Britain’s Crappest Town'

9:52am Wednesday 30th July 2014

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

Inquest: Sgt Louise Gibson hanged herself as she feared she had 'lost everything'

Bucks Free Press: Sgt Louise Gibson

2:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SERGEANT Louise Gibson hanged herself as she feared she had “lost everything” after her policeman husband had an affair, an inquest was told today.

'Lights Out' for First World War centenary

Bucks Free Press: Picture from stock

12:33pm Monday 21st July 2014

RESIDENTS and businesses are being urged to turn off the lights and leave a candle burning to mark the outbreak of the First World War.

Man's body found in woods

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

10:29am Friday 27th June 2014

THE BODY of a young man was found in woodland in Amersham yesterday.

Flags raised around Bucks to salute armed forces

Bucks Free Press: The service in High Wycombe

5:36pm Monday 23rd June 2014

WAR veterans and dignitaries watched on as flags were raised to mark Armed Forces Week and the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Bucks NHS Trust comes out of special measures

Bucks Free Press: Elderly man died after hospital feeding blunder

9:57am Friday 20th June 2014

THE HEALTH trust responsible for the running of Wycombe, Amersham and Stoke Mandeville Hospitals has come out of special measures today, nearly a year after the publication of the damning Keogh Review.

Amersham waste transfer station plans on display tomorrow

Bucks Free Press: Amersham waste transfer station plans on display tomorrow

4:44pm Thursday 19th June 2014

PLANS for a waste transfer station in Amersham go on display to residents tomorrow at a two-day exhibition.

Mountain bike madness for teenagers and adults

Bucks Free Press: Mountain bike madness for teenagers and adults

2:00pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

NEW mountain bike courses are being held over six weeks for teenagers and adults to improve their biking skills.

Adult learning options to be highlighted by college

Bucks Free Press: Explore your options at Amersham & Wycombe College open day

9:40am Monday 9th June 2014

ADULTS will get the chance to discover their college options at a special event running later this month.

Little Chalfont homes targeted in distraction burglaries

Bucks Free Press: Pizzas stolen in High Wycombe robbery

3:53pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

TWO homes in Little Chalfont were targeted in distraction burglaries by a man who claimed the houses needed repairs before he stole cash and jewellery.

BFP launches new 'mobile-friendly' website

Bucks Free Press: BFP launches new 'mobile-friendly' website

5:00pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

TABLET and smartphone users rejoice – the Bucks Free Press has today launched its new mobile-friendly website.

Family pay tribute to 21-year-old who died in car accident

Bucks Free Press: Family pay tribute to 21-year-old killed in car accident

3:06pm Thursday 29th May 2014

THE family of a 21-year-old, who died after a car accident in Amersham last week, have paid tribute to him.

Planning applications for May 27

Bucks Free Press: Wycombe in the running to be named 'Britain’s Crappest Town'

9:28am Thursday 29th May 2014

THE following planning applications were validated by south Buckinghamshire district councils on Tuesday.

A 21-year-old who died after a car accident is named

Bucks Free Press: 21-year-old motorcyclist dies after collision

10:37am Thursday 29th May 2014

A 21-YEAR-OLD man who died in a car accident last week has been named locally.

21-year-old dies after collision

Bucks Free Press: 21-year-old motorcyclist dies after collision

10:06am Sunday 25th May 2014

A 21-YEAR-OLD died in Amersham on Friday after his car left the road and collided into a tree and then another car.

Week left to submit HS2 petitions

Bucks Free Press: An artist's impression of the HS2 rail link from London to the north

6:00am Friday 16th May 2014

A CAMPAIGN group is urging homeowners to petition Parliament about HS2 ahead of next week's deadline - and has produced a guide explaining how it's done.

Bucks school transport fees to rise almost 50 percent

Bucks Free Press: Cllr Mike Appleyard

3:58pm Thursday 15th May 2014

SCHOOL transport for under 16s is set to almost double as a council axes free transport for older teenagers from hard-up families.

Cash boost for elderly fitness classes

Bucks Free Press: Cash boost for elderly fitness classes

2:29pm Thursday 8th May 2014

A PROJECT to help older people stay both physically and mentally active has received a cash boost from the Paradigm Foundation charity.

Hairdresser a cut-above the rest

Bucks Free Press: Hairdresser a cut-above the rest

3:30pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

A GERRARDS Cross resident has been talent scouted for his hair styling skills.

Children taken to hospital after swimming lesson

Bucks Free Press: Chesham Leisure Centre (from Google Street View)

10:44am Friday 2nd May 2014

MORE than a dozen primary schoolchildren were taken to hospital with breathing difficulties after a swimming class at a leisure centre.

George Clooney engaged to ex-Amersham student

Bucks Free Press: Clooney on set with Vera Farmiga, filming 'Up In The Air'

1:31pm Thursday 1st May 2014

GEORGE Clooney has finally been taken-off the market after getting engaged to a woman who studied at a school in Amersham and reportedly lived in Gerrards Cross from a young age.

Planning applications for April 28

Bucks Free Press: Wycombe in the running to be named 'Britain’s Crappest Town'

9:34am Wednesday 30th April 2014

PLANS to convert offices in High Wycombe town centre into residential dwellings have been submitted to a council.

Four men convicted of sexually abusing schoolgirl

Bucks Free Press: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

3:37pm Thursday 24th April 2014

FOUR men from south Buckinghamshire have been found guilty of sexually abusing a vulnerable schoolgirl over an eight month period.

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.

Key hospital issues to be debated next week

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

11:18am Tuesday 8th April 2014

KEY health issues will be scrutinised by County Hall as hospital care in Buckinghamshire is said to be “ahead of the game”.

Defra issues health warnings over "high" air pollution

Bucks Free Press: Defra issues health warning over "high" air pollution

10:06am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

HEALTH warnings have been issued by the government as air quality plummets - with south Buckinghamshire among the worst hit areas.

Firefighters branch out to tackle medical emergencies

Bucks Free Press: Firefighters branch out to tackle medical emergencies

4:20pm Monday 31st March 2014

IF you though that tackling blazes and cutting survivors from car crashes were the traditional life-saving duties performed by firefighters, think again - nearly a quarter of the incidents attended by Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service in March have been medical emergencies.

Schools closed as teachers strike

Bucks Free Press: Archive image of teachers striking last year

10:32am Wednesday 26th March 2014

MANY schools are shut or are partially closed today after members of a teaching union took industrial action over working conditions.

Inquest: Paedophile ex-teacher stood in front of train days before sentencing

Bucks Free Press: Beaconsfield Coroner's Court

4:46pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

A FORMER teacher stood in front of an oncoming train to end his life two days before he was due to be sentenced for sexually abusing children, an inquest heard.

Planning applications: Loudwater hotel wants to extend

Bucks Free Press: Premier Inn

9:27am Tuesday 25th March 2014

PREMIER Inn has submitted a planning application to extend its hotel in Loudwater by 28 rooms.

Children enjoy new biking challenge

Bucks Free Press: Children enjoy new biking challenge

3:00pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

A POPULAR mountain biking course has been a great success in getting younger children more into the sport.

Creative music tutor takes national award

Bucks Free Press: Chris Bunce, in one of the College's mixing studios

5:10pm Monday 17th March 2014

A MUSIC tutor at Amersham & Wycombe College has earned his own fanfare after being celebrated with a national award to mark his creative approach to teaching and ability to inspire students.

Amersham pupils continue book celebrations

Bucks Free Press: Amersham pupils continue book celebrations

12:00pm Sunday 16th March 2014

LITERARY celebrations have continued in Amersham as school pupils dressed up as some of their favourite book characters.

Open evening at Amersham & Wycombe College next week

Bucks Free Press: Open days at Amersham and Wycombe College

1:02pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

AN open evening at Amersham and Wycombe college is aiming to help people find out how they can best achieve their ambitions in a range of subjects including photography, graphic design, TV production, make up, music, dance and animation.

Aggers entertains in Amersham

Bucks Free Press: Mark Gloyens (Scannappeal Trustee), Jackie Weedon (Lancaster Jaguar), Jonathan Agnew and Jon Greenland (Scannappeal Trustee)

12:48pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

COMMENTARY legend Jonathan Agnew- aka Aggers- gave an entertaining talk in Amersham in aid of Scannappeal.

Partner pays tribute to pedestrian killed in Amersham collision

Bucks Free Press: Partner pays tribute to pedestrian killed in Amersham collision

11:20am Tuesday 4th March 2014

THE partner of Danielle Beresford-Cole - the pedestrian who died in a collision with a car in Amersham - has paid tribute to his “soul-mate”

Tribute to pedestrian after Amersham road tragedy

Bucks Free Press: Danielle Beresford-Cole

5:47pm Monday 3rd March 2014

A TRIBUTE has been released by the family of Danielle Beresford-Cole, the pedestrian who died in a car collision in Amersham last month.

Wycombe MP: "Schools should be able to set own term times"

Bucks Free Press: Wycombe MP Steve Baker secured the debate.

12:30pm Saturday 1st March 2014

SCHOOLS should be able to set their own term times which would help drive down the price of family holidays, Wycombe MP Steve Baker said.

Committee to debate potential sites for new Wycombe cemetery

Bucks Free Press: Committee to debate potential sites for new Wycombe cemetery

5:04pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

POTENTIAL sites for an additional cemetery in High Wycombe are expected to be put forward by councillors at a meeting next week.

Thieves add to misery of flood victims

Bucks Free Press: Danny Whiting, from the production team, and Mel Bastin

8:30am Sunday 23rd February 2014

THERE was further misery for flood victims this week as thieves struck- a business had £1,200 worth of goods stolen during a clean up and in Marlow fraudsters took and sold sandbags to residents.

New service guide to launch at Amersham health fair

Bucks Free Press: The new Amersham guide

8:00am Tuesday 18th February 2014

HOT on the heels of a successful guide to services for Chesham, an Amersham version is being launched at a Health Fair next month.

School transport consultation launched by county council

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

PUBLIC consultations on proposals to reduce the amount of money spent on home-to-school transport have been launched by a council.

Council tax to rise as county council unveils budget

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

2:38pm Thursday 13th February 2014

COUNTY Hall has announced it will increase council tax for the first time in four years.

Female pedestrian dies after collision with car

Bucks Free Press: PPolice controlled my either the Conservatives or the Labour Party

9:14am Wednesday 12th February 2014

A FEMALE pedestrian died in Amersham after she was in collision with a car.

Sexual abuse ex-teacher dies after being struck by train

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

2:25pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

A FORMER teacher due to be sentenced for sexual offences against children tomorrow has died after being struck by a train.

Man dies after being hit by a train in Amersham

Bucks Free Press: British Transport Police are seeking burglars who ransacked a railway signal box

10:53am Wednesday 5th February 2014

A MAN has died after being hit by a train last night in Amersham.

Police apologise to family after scathing IPCC report

Bucks Free Press: Shaun Elliott

11:16am Thursday 30th January 2014

POLICE have apologised to Shaun Elliott’s family and vowed to improve its missing persons procedures following a scathing report into the way the search was conducted.

Inquest: 'Missing man could have been found had police raised risk level sooner'

Bucks Free Press: Shaun Elliott

9:56am Wednesday 29th January 2014

A VULNERABLE missing man who died from drug-related pneumonia may have been saved had police raised his risk level earlier, a jury has ruled.

Little Mix star urges south Bucks to 'Move' for Sport Relief

Bucks Free Press: A photo posted on Twitter by Leigh-Anne Pinnock in Liberia.

10:05am Friday 24th January 2014

LITTLE Mix star Leigh-Anne Pinnock is urging south Buckinghamshire residents to help change lives by getting involved in Sport Relief.



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