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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.

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.

Fencing course for children

Bucks Free Press: Fencing course for children

2:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A NEW Fencing Course is being launched at the Beacon Sports Centre in Beaconsfield to encourage children to learn a new skill and keep fit during the Easter Holiday.

Show to raise money for teen to achieve dancing dream

Bucks Free Press: Show to raise money for teen to achieve dancing dream

3:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A TEENAGE girl will be holding a special dance event next week to help fund her dream of going to a specialist dance college.

Cheese market a big success

Bucks Free Press: (From left) Town Cryer Dick Smith, Mayor Sandy Saunders and his wife Rosemary

2:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE shining sun ensured that Beaconsfield’s annual Cheese Makers Market was another success with hundreds of people attending.

Steam train takes Beaconsfield passengers on a journey

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

1:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Cathedrals Express steam train took many exited passengers on a great journey at the weekend as it passed through Beaconsfield.

WWII child returns to birthplace after 70 years

Bucks Free Press: Hazel Bird (right) with town crier Dick Smith (centre) and Daphne Rolphe, the daughter of the family who housed the family (left)

12:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A LADY who was born in Beaconsfield during the war after her mum was evacuated from London has returned and met with the family who she was stationed with.

Man jailed for nine years after crash for cash death

Bucks Free Press: Ireneusz Marek Staniak

1:04pm Monday 14th April 2014

A MAN who was involved in a crash for cash collision in Denham which resulted in the death of a 34-year-old woman, has been jailed for nine years.

Council ask residents how to make town improvements

Bucks Free Press: Council ask residents how to make town improvements

10:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

COUNCILLORS want to hear resident’s views on how money used to improve the town should be spent.

Easter Egg hunters to search Cliveden grounds

Bucks Free Press: Easter Egg hunters to search Cliveden grounds

1:30pm Friday 11th April 2014

EASTER hunters can attempt to find egg shaped prizes at Cliveden next weekend.

South Bucks Bridge Club celebrate anniversary

Bucks Free Press: South Bucks Bridge Club celebrate anniversary

12:50pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A SOUTH Bucks Bridge Club has celebrated its 20-year anniversary by holding a week of events.

Volcano climber edging closer to record

Bucks Free Press: Volcano climber edging closer to record

4:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A WORLD-RECORD chasing Bucks woman has just finished climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro as she edges closer to the overall finish-line.

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”.

Council looking into additional provisions for travellers

Bucks Free Press: Hemley Hill

3:28pm Monday 7th April 2014

ADDITIONAL provisions for Travellers are currently being looked into by South Bucks District Council.

Car and bike show in Beaconsfield

Bucks Free Press: A Concorde air hostess with her family car in which she learnt to drive

3:38pm Monday 7th April 2014

AN annual car and bike show will be held in Beaconsfield next month.

Government appeal Khalsa Free School decision

Bucks Free Press: Stoke Poges villagers rally against school plans

4:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

THE Department for Education has lodged an appeal against the decision to reject planning permission for a controversial Free Faith School in Stoke Poges.

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.

Firemen raise almost £1000 with car wash

Bucks Free Press: Fire hoses used to clean cars

3:09pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

FIREMEN at Beaconsfield Fire Station raised almost £1000 for charity last weekend by washing cars.

New 'modern' council website

Bucks Free Press: New 'modern' council website

2:52pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

SOUTH Bucks District Council has re-designed its website in a bid to make it easier for visitors to find information on services.

Beaconsfield man has novel published after dreaming plot

Bucks Free Press: New author, Jonathan E. Miller

2:30pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

A BEACONSFIELD resident has had his first novel published after imagining the plot in the middle of the night.

Beaconsfield war hero to be honoured with commemorative plaque

Bucks Free Press: The Grenfell twins names on war memorial

5:24pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

A COMMEMORATIVE plaque dedicated to one of the country’s war heroes will be going to Beaconsfield after the council agreed to pay for a duplicate.

Food and wine evening for charity

Bucks Free Press: Food and wine evening for charity

4:31pm Monday 31st March 2014

A BEACONSFIELD restaurant will be holding an Italian food and wine evening this month to raise money for charity.

New bins are a big success, council say

Bucks Free Press: New bins are a big success, council say

5:30pm Friday 28th March 2014

THERE has been a huge increase in recycling across the South Bucks District since the new wheelie bin service has been brought in.

2000 people to run through Beaconsfield in fancy dress

Bucks Free Press: 2000 people to run through Beaconsfield in fancy dress

11:00am Thursday 27th March 2014

ALMOST 2000 teachers and students from three schools in Beaconsfield will take part in a fancy dress fun run tomorrow.

Gerrards Cross annual fun run to be held in six weeks time

Bucks Free Press: Gerrards Cross annual fun run to be held in six weeks time

4:24pm Thursday 27th March 2014

THE eighth Gerrards Cross fun run which attracts a huge number of people each year will be held in six weeks time.

Gardeners show to be held in Seer Green

Bucks Free Press: Gardeners show to be held in Seer Green

4:38pm Thursday 27th March 2014

A GARDENING show for people in Seer Green and the surrounding areas will be held next week.

Sport nuts in Beaconsfield raise money with charity Swimathon

Bucks Free Press: Sport nuts in Beaconsfield raise money with charity Swimathon

4:31pm Thursday 27th March 2014

CHILDREN from schools across Beaconsfield took part in a 24-hour ‘Swimathon’ to raise money for charity last week.

Cheese Makers Market returning

Bucks Free Press: Cheese Makers Market returning

5:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

THE country’s biggest Cheese Makers Market will return to Beaconsfield next month for the third time.

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.

WWI heroes to be remembered in Beaconsfield through literary event

Bucks Free Press: The Grenfell twins names on war memorial

4:30pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

A SPECIAL performance will be held next month to mark the centenary anniversary of the start of World War I and to remember our local heroes.

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.

Planning applications for March 19

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

10:28am Friday 21st March 2014

The following planning applications were validated by south Buckinghamshire district councils on Wednesday.

Beaconsfield teachers Paralympic torch honour

Bucks Free Press: Alfriston Teacher, Denise Knibbs

8:00am Thursday 20th March 2014

A TEACHER from a Beaconsfield School was one of the stars of the show at the recent Paralympic torch lighting.

Land swap will end Beaconsfield's history warns former resident

Bucks Free Press: Land swap will end Beaconsfield's history warns former resident

2:00pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

COMMON land should remain just that, it is part of the area’s history and heritage, and should not be swapped, says a former Beaconsfield resident.

Filming on new Star Wars film to start at Pinewood Studios in May

Bucks Free Press: Speculation is growing that original trio could make a return

10:30am Wednesday 19th March 2014

FILMING on the new Star Wars film will begin at Pinewood Studios in May this year, it has been announced.

Sports centre re-launching after £270,000 refurbishment

Bucks Free Press: The Beacon Centre in Holtspur Way (Pic: Google)

5:30pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

A MAJOR refurbishment of a sports centre in Beaconsfield which cost approximately £270,000 has now been completed.

Raymond Blanc restaurant to open next week

Bucks Free Press: Raymond Blanc restaurant to open next week

8:00am Tuesday 18th March 2014

RAYMOND Blanc’s much-anticipated new Beaconsfield restaurant will open on Monday.

Passenger taken to hospital after road collision

Bucks Free Press: Picture by Andy Prickett

6:03pm Saturday 15th March 2014

A PASSENGER was taken to hospital after two cars were involved in a collision on the A40 road near Beaconsfield, this evening.

Wycombe mum blasts council after son allocated school place in Burnham

Bucks Free Press: Wycombe mum blasts council after son allocated school place in Burnham

1:41pm Friday 14th March 2014

A FURIOUS High Wycombe mother has blasted the county council after her son was allocated a place at a school in Burnham.

Last chance to have your say on parking proposal

Bucks Free Press: Last chance to have your say on parking proposal

11:00am Friday 14th March 2014

RESIDENTS have one week left to have their say on plans to introduce pay and display parking in Beaconsfield Old Town.

Bucks woman in volcano climb mission

Bucks Free Press: Sophie Cairns with one of the mountain guides

8:00am Thursday 13th March 2014

A WORLD-record chasing Bucks woman is climbing the highest volcano on all seven continents, in memory of her father.

Parents do not have to park illegally, they can walk children to school, says headteacher.

Bucks Free Press: Beaconsfield congestion

4:09pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

DANGEROUS and obstructive parking can be avoided if parents either park sensibly or walk their kids to school, according to residents and a Beaconsfield headteacher.

Bubble footballers raise £1000

Bucks Free Press: (From left) Freemasons Ivan Gould, Denver Lynn, and Alex Bray

4:01pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

PLAYING football with a twist has helped Freemasons from Beaconsfield raise over £1000 for numerous local charities.

Planning applications for March 10

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

11:09am Wednesday 12th March 2014

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

"Ground breaking" partnerships pave the way for £20 million investment into brain tumour research

Bucks Free Press: Beaconsfield Mayor and his daughter don their hats for 'Wear a Hat Day' in aid of the Brain Tumour Research charity

6:00pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

A BUCKS charity has formed three ‘ground breaking’ partnerships which could pave the way for a £20million investment into brain tumour research.

Olympic rower to be guest of honour at charity event

Bucks Free Press: Katherine Grainger shows off her gold outside the BNU

8:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

OLYMPIC Gold Medallist, Katherine Grainger, will be the guest of honour at a Beaconsfield restaurant this month, in support of a charity.

Beaconsfield Lions club in appeal for new members

Bucks Free Press: Lions Club International Logo

4:00pm Saturday 8th March 2014

BEACONSFIELD Lions club is looking for new members to carry on their good work in the community.

Special anniversary reunion in Beaconsfield

Bucks Free Press: Special anniversary reunion in Beaconsfield

3:00pm Saturday 8th March 2014

FORMER staff and pupils from Beaconsfield High School are invited back to Wattleton Road on March 29, for a special anniversary.

Beaconsfield parking restrictions could do more harm than good

Bucks Free Press: Beaconsfield parking restrictions could do more worse than good

6:00pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

A PUB landlord in Beaconsfield feels that plans to introduce pay and display parking into the Old Town could do ‘worse than good’.



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