Bucks Free Press: Beaconsfield
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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.

Author raises money for charity with book sale

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

A BUDDING author raised more than £200 for charity after the launch of her first novel.

Supermarket celebrates with bake-off

Bucks Free Press:

5:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

A SUPERMARKET in Beaconsfield celebrated a national employee ownership day with a bake-off competition.

Beaconsfield to hold by-election after councillors resign

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

RESIDENTS of Beaconsfield may have the opportunity to vote for two new town councillors after it was agreed a by-election would be held.

School children go to the circus

Bucks Free Press:

4:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

HOLTSPUR School children were entertained when a circus act took over their classrooms last month.

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences

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

2:45pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

POLICE have arrested a man from Stoke Poges on suspicion of terrorism offences with links to Syria.

Planning applications: Proposed alterations to The Antelope

Bucks Free Press: Historic Wycombe pub to reopen

9:34am Tuesday 8th July 2014

PROPOSED alterations and an extension to the historic Antelope pub in High Wycombe feature in the latest planning applications validated by south Buckinghamshire district councils on Friday.

Dispute continues over major redevelopment plans

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

A DISPUTE between two rival developers intensified this week as it emerged an integral road plan for a major redevelopment in Beaconsfield, has already been ‘rejected’ by the highways authority.

New pool and changing rooms opened at Beaconsfield school

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

PUPILS, staff and parents celebrated the opening of a new swimming pool and changing rooms at a Beaconsfield school last week.

Pictures: Students flown to prom

Bucks Free Press:

1:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

STUDENTS from The Beaconsfield School arrived to their Year 11 prom in style last week.

Work on new £500k cycle network begins this month

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

WORK on a new town centre cycle network will begin this month after a group of dedicated cyclists and the council won funding for the project.

Dad wins 'significant appeal' against daughter's £60 Rye parking charge

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

A TV producer fed up with enforcement firms "bullying" motorists has won a significant appeal against the operators of the Wycombe Rye Lido car park.

Man jailed after six-year-old killed by falling mantelpiece

Bucks Free Press: Bella Pritchard

3:22pm Monday 30th June 2014

A ‘SLIPSHOD’ fireplace fitter has been jailed for eight months after a six-year-old Beaconsfield girl was killed when a mantelpiece he had fitted fell on top of her.

Pictures: Donkey Derby a success despite rain

Bucks Free Press: Pictures: Donkey Derby a success despite rain

8:00am Monday 30th June 2014

HEAVY rain did not dampen the spirit of residents in Beaconsfield on Saturday as the Donkey Derby raced back into town.

Pinewood campaign group may still challenge expansion plans

Bucks Free Press: Pinewood campaign group may still challenge expansion plans

6:00am Monday 30th June 2014

A CAMPAIGN group who have been fighting a £200 million development of Pinewood Studios for six years may still take the government’s decision to the High Court.

Young footballer’s career boosted by Beaconsfield Freemasons

Bucks Free Press: Shatakshi Raj, 12,(left) with team captain Eliot Jones, 13, and Denver Lynn, (centre).

4:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

A FOOTBALL-MAD girl is getting a chance to play the beautiful game thanks to Beaconsfield Freemasons.

Almost 150 people join High Sheriff at special Beaconsfield garden party

Bucks Free Press: Almost 150 people join High Sheriff at special Beaconsfield garden party

10:50am Monday 30th June 2014

ALMOST 150 people joined the Bucks High Sheriff at a special summer garden party in Beaconsfield.

High demand for Pinewood Studios

Bucks Free Press: High demand for Pinewood Studios

5:40pm Sunday 29th June 2014

PINEWOOD has announced demand for their UK studios is at an unprecedented level as they look back at a ‘strong’ financial year.

Water sprayed across road for more than 14 hours

Bucks Free Press: Picture: Burst water main causes road spectacle

8:00am Friday 27th June 2014

WATER was spraying across a road in Holtspur for more than 14 hours earlier this week after an underground pipe was damaged by builders, Thames Water said.

Majority against Beaconsfield land swap proposal

Bucks Free Press: Beaconsfield Old Town has been plagued by parking issues for years

11:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

PLANS for a proposed land swap in Beaconsfield Old Town were scrapped after almost 60 per cent of people said they were against changes.

By-election could be held after two councillors resign

Bucks Free Press: Two 'irresponsible' councillors quit

6:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

TWO Beaconsfield Town Councillors have resigned from office in a move the leader of the council has described as irresponsible.

TV stars club together for charity

Bucks Free Press: TV stars club together for charity

8:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

TV stars Warren Clarke and Dennis Waterman joined forces in Beaconsfield to raise awareness about their celebrity golf day.

Picture: Burst water main causes road spectacle

Bucks Free Press: Picture: Burst water main causes road spectacle

5:01pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

WATER has been spraying across a road in Holtspur for almost two hours after an underground pipe appears to have been damaged.

Parking changes scrapped

Bucks Free Press: Beaconsfield Old Town has been plagued by parking issues for years

3:25pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

PLANS for a proposed land swap which would see 45 paid for parking spaces introduced to Beaconsfield Old Town have been scrapped.

Students to give up mobiles for 24 hours

Bucks Free Press: Beaconsfield School consults on new academy admissions policy

2:00pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

STUDENTS are being urged to make the ultimate sacrifice for charity on Friday by giving up their mobile phones for 24 hours.

Young siblings raise money with charity cycle ride

Bucks Free Press: Young siblings raise money with charity cycle ride

6:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

THREE young siblings raised almost £300 for a charity close to their hearts after cycling more than 15 miles at the weekend.

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.

Anniversary special: Bekonscot making memories for the last 85 years

Bucks Free Press: Hazel Bird with her parents

2:00pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

OVER the last 85 years many memories have been created at Bekonscot with one lady cherishing a 70-year-old picture of the village for all of her life.

Royal honour for Beaconsfield man

Bucks Free Press: Royal honour for Beaconsfield man

4:00pm Friday 20th June 2014

AFTER spending years helping people in need all across the world, Stuart Kinsey from Beaconsfield has been rewarded with an OBE.

Developers to continue with plans despite High Court challenge

Bucks Free Press: Wilton Park

2:10pm Friday 20th June 2014

PROPERTY developers who now own a former Ministry of Defence site in Beaconsfield say they will not let a legal challenge hold up the development.

Police investigate after fire destroys caravan

Bucks Free Press: Police investigate after fire destroys caravan

1:20pm Friday 20th June 2014

POLICE are investigating after a fire destroyed a caravan and firefighters had to cool two gas cylinders which could have caused an explosion.

Motorway blocked after motorbike collision

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

11:10am Friday 20th June 2014

THREE lanes on the M25 are blocked after a car and a motorbike were involved in a collision.

Pinewood get green light to expand studios

Bucks Free Press: The proposed development for Pinewood Studios

11:37am Thursday 19th June 2014

PINEWOOD Studios has been given the green light to expand their site in a £200m project.

Council disappointed by Pinewood Studios decision

Bucks Free Press: Council disappointed by Pinewood Studios decision

12:10pm Thursday 19th June 2014

A DECISION to grant Pinewood Studios permission to extend their site is ‘disappointing’, South Bucks District Council has said.

Donkey Derby to gallop back into town

Bucks Free Press: Donkey Derby to gallop back into town

11:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

RESIDENTS will celebrate 15 years of a great town tradition next weekend as the Donkey Derby races back into Beaconsfield.

Sale of MOD site to be reviewed in court

Bucks Free Press: Hundreds turn out for Wilton Park meeting

10:01am Thursday 19th June 2014

THE sale of a former Ministry of Defence site in Beaconsfield will be scrutinized after a property developer was successful in their bid to have a judicial review.

Sinkhole needs to be repaired again after road surface drops

Bucks Free Press: Sinkhole after repair work was carried out

8:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

A SINKHOLE which was recently repaired has sunk again by 10 inches as authorities search for the cause.

Hundreds of people attend Beaconsfield Now!

Bucks Free Press: Hundreds of people attend Beaconsfield Now!

11:40am Wednesday 18th June 2014

HUNDREDS of people attended an event displaying the best of Beaconsfield last weekend.

Couple celebrate 25 years together after regatta meeting

Bucks Free Press: Andrew and Sarah Webb

3:30pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

A COUPLE who met 25 years ago at the Marlow Regatta were the event's special guests as they revisited the spot where their love first blossomed.



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