Bucks Free Press: Beaconsfield
• Your reporter is Andrew Colley: 01494 755089, andrew.colley@london.newsquest.co.uk

WWI hero to be honoured with second commemoration event

Bucks Free Press:

4:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A WAR hero, who lived in Beaconsfield from a young age, will be honoured in a special ceremony later this year, after the town’s mayor visited his birthplace.

County's pavements set for £2.5m overhaul

Bucks Free Press: Anger over access to homes during roadworks

11:52am Monday 1st September 2014

PEDESTRIANS in Beaconsfield and Gerrards Cross will be among the first to see pavement improvements after the council announced a £2.5m county-wide resurfacing project over the next six months.

Heroes help injured troop start fitness group

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A BRITISH troop who was injured by a road side bomb while in action, has set –up a new fitness group in Gerrards Cross and Beaconsfield.

Family shop sparkles in Beaconsfield

Bucks Free Press:

4:05pm Monday 1st September 2014

A FAMILY-run business in Beaconsfield, hopes to sparkle for years to come after they opened a new jewellery shop just feet away from their other store.

I love my local - Greyhound Enoteca, Beaconsfield

Bucks Free Press:

10:42am Monday 1st September 2014

THIS week, the BFP'S ceaseless journey to unearth the district's most-loved local pubs takes us to Beaconsfield Old Town, and the recently reopened Greyhound Enoteca restaurant and bar. Look out for a food review in Freetime next month.

Sporting couple to open charity festival

Bucks Free Press:

4:47pm Saturday 30th August 2014

SPORTING husband and wife team Gabby and Kenny Logan will open this year’s Knotfest Charity Music Festival.

Council accused of being 'mean spirited' after toilets closed for fayre

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A TOWN council has been accused of being ‘mean spirited’ after it was decided public toilets in Beaconsfield Old Town should be kept closed during the Country Fayre.

Early Christmas present for south Bucks shoppers

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SHOPPERS will be given an early Christmas present this year with two free days parking being allowed in South Bucks this December.

MP shows no sign of leaving limelight after Boris attack

Bucks Free Press: Dominic Grieve voices concerns over Wye Valley development plans

11:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

MP Dominic Grieve is showing no sign of stepping back from high-profile politics after losing his Attorney General post with an attack on Boris Johnson’s ‘draconian’ ideas on terrorism.

Video: Crowds brave rain for wacky stretcher race at country fayre

Bucks Free Press:

6:10pm Monday 25th August 2014

DRIVING rain could not deter hundreds from braving the weather this afternoon and cheering on the brightly coloured fancy-dress teams tackling the Beaconsfield stretcher race.

Ten complete clean sweep of top grades at Beaconsfield High School

Bucks Free Press:

4:45pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TEN girls from Beaconsfield High School gained a clean sweep of A*s this year as the school continued its GCSE success.

Dog attacked retired woman, leaving her hospitalised

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A DOG attacked a retired woman last week as she was walking home, forcing her to be admitted to hospital, and she now says she is worried it could injure again.

Revised collection dates for Bank Holiday Monday

Bucks Free Press:

3:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WASTE collections in the South Bucks district will be revised next week with no collection due to take place on Bank Holiday Monday.

In pictures: Children given a lesson at the school of rock

Bucks Free Press:

2:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A NEW age of rock music was unveiled in Beaconsfield this week as children as young as seven picked up their instruments.

Under threat cafe receives support from celebrity and residents

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A POPULAR cafe has received messages of support from residents and even a TV star after it was announced they could be forced to close.

Your guide to Beaconsfield County Fayre

Bucks Free Press:

1:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THERE is now less than a week until the annual County Fayre is opened in Beaconsfield on Monday, August 25.

Model village is bigger than town

Bucks Free Press:

4:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A VILLAGE of small proportions has grown into a massive success and is now probably more famous that the town it resides in, according to the Mayor of Beaconsfield who used to visit as a child.

Dog owners asked to dress up like Scooby-Doo

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

WITH the much enjoyed Beaconsfield County Dog Show making a return at next week’s Fayre, residents are being called on to dress-up like Scooby-Doo.

TV baker to open fun-packed Fayre

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A POPULAR celebrity baker will open this year’s fun-packed Beaconsfield County Fayre on Bank Holiday Monday.

Beaconsfield school named as the best in the world

Bucks Free Press:

9:26am Monday 11th August 2014

THE National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield has been named as the best international film school.

Former Beatles caterer celebrates 100th birthday

Bucks Free Press:

5:20pm Sunday 10th August 2014

A LADY, who used to cater for The Beatles in America, celebrated her 100th birthday with cake and champagne last week.

A look at town council by-election candidates

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

FOLLOWING the resignations of two Beaconsfield Town Councillors, voters will go to the polls next week to decide who should fill vacant seats in the South and West ward.

In pictures: Town celebrates Bekonscot anniversary

Bucks Free Press:

6:56pm Saturday 9th August 2014

A TOWN celebrated 85 years of success at Bekonscot Model Village, today.

Mayor says relief road progress is a good thing for the town

Bucks Free Press:

12:40pm Thursday 7th August 2014

THE Mayor of Beaconsfield has said a recent planning application for the first stage of a much longed for A355 relief road is a good thing for the town.

Supporters join UKIP deputy leader for 'fundraising curry'

Bucks Free Press:

4:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

THE deputy leader of UKIP joined more than 100 party members and supporters for a fundraising curry in Beaconsfield.

New water rescue boat for fire station

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

BEACONSFIELD Fire Station was recently given a new water rescue boat to help boost Bucks and Milton Keynes Fire and Rescue operations.

Mayor to support charity in memory of teenager

Bucks Free Press:

8:40am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A CHARITY which was recently founded after the death of a teenager has been chosen by the Mayor of Beaconsfield as his charity for the year.

Updated with full gallery: Hundreds gather to commemorate Great War centenary

Bucks Free Press:

9:07am Monday 4th August 2014

HUNDREDS gathered in Beaconsfield yesterday to remember those who fell in the First World War.

Plans submitted for long awaited relief road

Bucks Free Press:

3:31pm Monday 4th August 2014

DEVELOPERS have submitted a planning application for the first stage of a much longed for A355 relief road in Beaconsfield.

Supermarket to close as part of extension work

Bucks Free Press: New supermarket will open in Bourne End

3:30pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

A LARGE supermarket in Beaconsfield will be closed for a week in November as they extend the store as part of revamp plans.

Beaconsfield councillors strengthen overseas friendship

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

THE relationship between a small French town and Beaconsfield has continued to grow after councillors joined the new Mayor of Langres for a special parade.

Influential organisation could be forced to close

Bucks Free Press:

5:30pm Friday 1st August 2014

ONE of Beaconsfield old town’s most influential organisations could soon be forced to stop serving the needs of residents.

Candidates for by-election are nominated

Bucks Free Press: Bucks county elections: the full candidate list

6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

CANDIDATES for two Beaconsfield town council seats have been nominated ahead of a by-election in two weeks time.

Researchers discover information about Beaconsfield war hero

Bucks Free Press:

1:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

RESEARCHERS are hoping to continue to find out more about Beaconsfield’s war heroes.

Shop presented with plaque after fundraising efforts

Bucks Free Press:

4:20pm Thursday 31st July 2014

STAFF at Waitrose in Beaconsfield, were presented with a plaque for their charity fundraising over the last year.

MP becomes newest member of community bank

Bucks Free Press:

12:24pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A COMMUNITY bank launched for people in South Bucks has welcomed its newest member, with MP Dominic Grieve signing up for a savings account.

Huge turnout expected at firefighters car wash for Kyrece

Bucks Free Press:

10:31am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A HUGE turnout is expected at a firefighters’ charity car wash on Saturday to raise money for Kyrece’s Legacy fund, organised by his former football coach.

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.

Former teacher knits for bereaved families

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A FORMER teacher who has been knitting since she was six is using her hobby to make a difference for bereaved families.

Student becomes the headmaster for the day

Bucks Free Press:

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A SCHOOL in Beaconsfield had a drastic change this week as one of their students was given the job of Headteacher.

Dragon's Den star supports students in entrepreneurial challenge

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

DRAGON’S Den star Peter Jones was the guest of honour at a Beaconsfield school’s charity fundraiser last week.

'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.

Beaconsfield to remember fallen war heroes

Bucks Free Press: The Grenfell twins are listed on Beaconsfield's war memorial

3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

FALLEN First World War heroes of Beaconsfield will be remembered and honoured by the town in a special commemoration day next month.

MP vows to serve constituents after being replaced in cabinet reshuffle

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A SHOCK casualty of the Prime Ministers cabinet reshuffle, Beaconsfield MP Dominic Grieve has vowed to continue to serve the needs of his constituents.

Freemasons support search dogs

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

BEACONSFIELD Freemasons have donated almost £3,000 to search dogs.

Collaboration club listen to dog talk

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE Beaconsfield Collaboration Club learned about the work of hearing dogs as the group celebrated its first birthday last month.

School performers tackle tough issues

Bucks Free Press:

1:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A SMALL group of students looked at life in Afghanistan during a special school performance.

Pictures: Children enjoy school sports day

Bucks Free Press:

12:47pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THERE were plenty of laughs and smiles last week as young children from a Beaconsfield nursery took to the running track.

New dictionaries for school pupils

Bucks Free Press:

4:40pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

BEACONSFIELD pupils were brushing up on their vocabulary this week as they were presented with a new set of dictionaries.

Grieve goes in cabinet reshuffle, reports say

Bucks Free Press: Dominic Grieve voices concerns over Wye Valley development plans

9:47pm Monday 14th July 2014

BEACONSFIELD MP Dominic Grieve is reportedly one of the major casualties of the government’s cabinet reshuffle.



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