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

More than 600 people attended the funeral of young grammar school teacher

Bucks Free Press:

5:50pm Monday 27th October 2014

THE funeral for a young teacher, who sadly died days after doctors discovered he had a brain tumour, was attended by more than 600 people last week.

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.

Family ask for charity donations in memory of tragic teacher

Bucks Free Press:

6:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE family of a teacher who tragically died this week have named two charities people can donate to in his memory.

Cricketers will miss teammate 'immeasurably' after tragic death

Bucks Free Press:

12:30pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

CRICKET teammates have paid tribute to a young teacher who passed away at the weekend, saying they will miss him immeasurably.

Tributes pour in for Dr Challoner’s Grammar School teacher Jeremy Suter

Bucks Free Press:

3:08pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

TRIBUTES to a young teacher who tragically died at the weekend have been pouring in on social media.

Controversial property sale review withdrawn by developers

Bucks Free Press: Hundreds turn out for Wilton Park meeting

10:54am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A REVIEW into the sale of former Ministry of Defence land in Beaconsfield to an Amersham-based property company has been withdrawn, the Bucks Free Press can reveal.

Young teacher dies days after doctors discover brain tumour

Bucks Free Press:

4:56pm Monday 13th October 2014

A YOUNG teacher tragically died this weekend after he was rushed to hospital for emergency surgery on a previously undiagnosed brain tumour.

Young man hanged himself in woods after relationship break-up, inquest hears

Bucks Free Press: Inquest: Beaconsfield biker in fatal crash under influence of drugs

11:22am Thursday 9th October 2014

A 25-YEAR-OLD man sent a series of harrowing pictures as he prepared to hang himself in woods after he broke-up with his girlfriend, an inquest heard this week.

Delays as next phase of LED street lights installed

Bucks Free Press: Gerrards Cross set for brighter street lighting

10:06am Monday 6th October 2014

ENERGY saving LED lights will continue to be introduced across the county this week, leading to delays during the works.

Wasps rugby player takes class at gym fundraiser

Bucks Free Press:

11:17am Thursday 25th September 2014

WASPS rugby player James Haskell took a circuit class at the weekend at a gym fundraiser in Amersham.

Russians honour brave Second World War sailor

Bucks Free Press:

5:40pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A FORMER sailor who embarked on what Winston Churchill described as "the worst journey in the world" during the Second World War was honoured when he was presented with a medal at the Russian Embassy this week for the role he played in the notorious Arctic convoys.

Student may have survived car crash if he was wearing seatbelt, inquest hears

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A STUDENT may have survived a car crash earlier this year had he been wearing a seatbelt, with Bucks drivers now being warned to buckle up.

48 Bucks schools unable to provide Government's free hot dinners

Bucks Free Press:

2:44pm Thursday 4th September 2014

CHILDREN at 48 primary schools around Buckinghamshire did not receive a free hot meal today, the county council confirmed.

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”

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