Bucks Free Press: Bourne End & Wooburns


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Distraught family of teenager killed abroad 'had no support'

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

DISTRAUGHT relatives and friends of a teenager, who was killed on his first holiday abroad without his parents, have set up a witness appeal after they said the authorities offered no support.

Campaigners want consideration over strong development opinions

Bucks Free Press:

4:10pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CAMPAIGN group who have attempted to stop the Slate Meadow reserve site being released for development hope the strength of feeling against plans will be taken into account.

Anger over plans for 22 homes to be built on old railway line

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

CONCERNED residents have reacted angrily to plans which could see 22 homes built on the former railway line linking Bourne End to High Wycombe.

Bourne End Youth Club looking for more volunteers

Bucks Free Press: Bourne End welcomes new WI

11:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE Bourne End Youth Club is looking for volunteers to help work with children in the community.

New addition to Bourne End Marina

Bucks Free Press:

10:06am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A NEW restaurant and wine bar will be added to the landscape of the Bourne End Marina this year.

Five jobs to be created by new store opening

Bucks Free Press: Bourne End welcomes new WI

4:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FIVE new jobs will be created in Bourne End when a family retailer opens a new store in the Garden Centre.

A-Level improvements for school ahead of big transformation

Bucks Free Press: Wye Valley School placed in special measures

12:05pm Monday 18th August 2014

IMPROVING A-Level results at a Bourne End secondary school will be the perfect platform for students when the school is transformed next month.

New ANPR system does not fix the problem of illegal parking, resident claims

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

INCONSIDERATE drivers would be less likely to park on double yellow lines if the grace time for a new parking system in Bourne End was longer than 10 minutes, an important public figure claimed.

Residents should work with the council to discuss development plans, Cllr says

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

A COUNCILLOR has called for residents to work alongside planners to ensure they achieve the best possible solution, after a proposal to release five reserve sites was put forward.

War themed exercise for 'Bourne End Boomers'

Bucks Free Press:

3:40pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A WAR themed exercise class has proven to be popular in Bourne End this summer.

Lifeboat collectors raised more than £20,000 for charity

Bucks Free Press: Bourne End welcomes new WI

2:50pm Thursday 14th August 2014

LIFEBOAT collectors raised more than £20,000 last year and have now been praised by their branch chairman.

Mixed views on district developments, council say

Bucks Free Press:

4:40pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

OPINION on new development within the district is mixed, Wycombe District Council has said, after they proposed to release five areas of land for future housing.

Development proposal for former greenbelt site met with angry reaction

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A PROPOSAL to release five reserve sites for development, including former greenbelt land between Bourne End and Wooburn has been met with an angry reaction within the villages.

'The time is right to develop', WDC say

Bucks Free Press:

3:06pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE time is right to release five ‘reserve sites’ for development, despite residents reinforcing the fact they are unwanted, Wycombe District Council workers have said.

Five reserve sites could all be developed soon, despite objections

Bucks Free Press:

1:06pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

FIVE areas of land, which have all been controversially mooted for new housing, as part of a ‘reserve list’, could soon be released for development, following a proposal to Wycombe District Council.

Controversial supermarket may not open until winter

Bucks Free Press:

4:42pm Monday 11th August 2014

A NEW Tesco Express store in Bourne End may not open until early winter, a company spokesman has said.

Public figure hopes residents will not be 'seduced' by shop opening

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

WITH a controversial Bourne End Tesco store soon to open, the chairman of the residents association hopes people will not change their shopping habits.

Morris dancing and jazz music at riverside festival

Bucks Free Press:

2:20pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

A LARGE riverside crowd were treated to Morris dancing and live jazz music at a Beer and Cider Festival at a Bourne End pub last weekend.

Business breakfast is Bourne End

Bucks Free Press: Bourne End welcomes new WI

4:00pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

BUSINESSES in Bourne End have been invited to a breakfast where special guests from within the community will speak.

Exhibition shows the impact of WWI in Bourne End

Bucks Free Press:

4:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

AN EXHIBITION to commemorate the outbreak of the First World War is being held in Bourne End to show the effect the war had on the area.

Over 30 families enjoy meadow fun

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

WELLY races, craft stalls and a nature trail kept more than 30 families from Bourne End and Wooburn Green entertained at a community picnic last weekend.

Almost 600 people attended funeral of teenager who died abroad

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

FAMILY and friends of a teenager from Marlow who died on his first holiday without his parents, joined together to give him the perfect send off.

Supermarket given green light to open

Bucks Free Press:

3:01pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A NEW supermarket in Bourne End was finally given the green light to open after a drawn out planning process.

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.

Beata Bryl: CCTV footage released on eighth anniversary of murder

Bucks Free Press: Beata Bryl

5:28pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

CCTV footage of Beata Bryl’s final movements before she was brutally bludgeoned to death and burnt in Wooburn has been released today – the eight anniversary of her murder.

Restaurant makes changes after pest scare

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

AN Indian restaurant which was shut down after health inspectors found an infestation of cockroaches in the kitchen will ensure ‘nothing like this ever happens again’, the owner has said.

WDC: 'No decisions have been made on Local Plan options'

Bucks Free Press: Council unveils housing and business options under Local Plan

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NO decisions have been made about which sites could be developed for housing and employment space, a council has said.

Wycombe police chief handed lifetime achievement award

Bucks Free Press:

4:36pm Monday 21st July 2014

A POLICE chief has been handed a lifetime achievement award for his outstanding contribution to policing and his community.

'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.

Fresh start for special measures school

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

A STRUGGLING school will completely change its identity to continue a rebuilding process which was started 18 months ago after it was placed in special measures.

Five key issues in the districts Local Plan

Bucks Free Press: New hotel for Wycombe among planning applications for June 26

8:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

THE Wycombe District Council Local Plan has been one of the biggest talking points across the area since it was released in January this year.

Indian restaurant shut down after cockroaches found in kitchen

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

AN Indian restaurant had to be shut down last month after health workers discovered an infestation of cockroaches.

School celebrates 'excellent' achievements at special evening

Bucks Free Press: Wye Valley School placed in special measures

2:40pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE Wye Valley School celebrated the academic and extra-curricular achievements of their students at a special Evening of Excellence, last week.

Picnic to boost activity on wanted land

Bucks Free Press:

1:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A GROUP of residents who have been campaigning to stop land separating Bourne End and Wooburn Green being developed on are to hold a picnic this weekend.

Fire authority and union reach 'one off agreement' over strike action

Bucks Free Press:

3:27pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A ‘ONE off agreement’ has been reached between Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue and firefighters staging strike action this week.

Family pay tribute to teenager who died on holiday

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

A FOOTBALL-MAD teenager was tragically killed in a quad bike accident while on holiday celebrating finishing his A-Level studies last week.

Movie extra gives talk in Bourne End

Bucks Free Press: Bourne End welcomes new WI

4:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

THE Bourne End and Cookham Probus Club were recently given an insight to the film industry during a special presentation.

More tributes for teenager who tragically died abroad

Bucks Free Press:

4:44pm Friday 11th July 2014

MORE tributes have been paid to a teenager who died while on holiday after celebrating finishing his A-Level studies.

Teenager who tragically died abroad remembered by school

Bucks Free Press:

10:38am Thursday 10th July 2014

A TEENAGER from Marlow, who tragically died overseas just days after finishing his A-Level studies has been remembered by his teachers and friends.

Teenager who died in an accident abroad is named locally

Bucks Free Press:

9:58am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A TEENAGER from Marlow who tragically died in an accident overseas at the end of last week has been named locally.

Gym instructors to climb mountains for charity

Bucks Free Press:

9:19am Tuesday 8th July 2014

STAFF at a gym in Wooburn Green, aim to raise £5000 for charity by climbing the three highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales in just 24 hours.

Heads slam council's "farcical and dangerous" school bus plan

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Sunday 6th July 2014

A COUNCIL has frozen its plans to overhaul the school transport set-up this week as fury grows among parents, headteachers and politicians.

Couple having to clean-up after 'inconsiderate dog owners'

Bucks Free Press:

1:40pm Saturday 5th July 2014

A LADY who claims to be the ‘dog poo fairy of Bourne End’ has collected seven dustbin bags or excrement from a pathway next to the River Thames in just 10 days.

Bourne End Tesco saga rumbles on

Bucks Free Press: A picture of the development one month ago

3:31pm Friday 4th July 2014

THE Bourne End Tesco Express saga rumbles on after council chiefs called for an independent study into the turning circles on the site.

Hundreds enjoy first Wooburn Fete in 25 years

Bucks Free Press: Hundreds enjoy first Wooburn Fete in 25 years

1:20pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

HUNDREDS of people turned up to the first Wooburn Fete in more than a quarter of a century last 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.

Hungry duck saved after getting bottle seal caught around beak

Bucks Free Press: Hungry duck saved after getting bottle seal caught around beak

11:30am Thursday 19th June 2014

A HUNGRY duck had to be rescued by the RSPCA after it mistook a bottle seal for a worm.

Street collection raises more than £100

Bucks Free Press: Sisters plan charity night

10:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

STREET collectors raised more than £100 for a cancer charity in Bourne End last week.

Dash for Dads charity race this weekend

Bucks Free Press: Dash for Dads charity race this weekend

3:57pm Thursday 12th June 2014

FATHERS will be raising money for charity in the Dash for Dads race – with one High Wycombe man taking part dressed as a cartoon character.

Gardener of the year visits Bourne End WI

Bucks Free Press: Gardener of the year visits Bourne End WI

3:00pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

A FORMER gardener of the year was welcomed to Bourne End earlier this week as he gave a talk to a new Women’s Institute.



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