Bucks Free Press: Bourne End & Wooburns

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Plain sailing for Bourne End club

Bucks Free Press: Plain sailing for Bourne End club

4:16pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A BOURNE End sailing club are holding an open day for all the family to get a taste for sailing.

Wye Valley Young Enterprise success

Bucks Free Press: Wye Valley School placed in special measures

5:30pm Monday 14th April 2014

The Wye Valley School have been celebrating the success of their Year 12 Young Enterprise team 'Ember'.

New supermarket will "become a part of the village"

Bucks Free Press: What Bourne End landscape would look like with new development

4:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A NEW supermarket to be built in the centre of Bourne End will soon “become a part of the village”, believes the chairman of the residents association.

Police: 'Crime in Wycombe at its lowest level for 15 years'

Bucks Free Press: Crime in Wycombe at its lowest level for 15 years

11:11am Thursday 10th April 2014

CRIME in Wycombe is at its lowest level since the current system of recording statistics began in 1999.

Wycombe Local Plan consultation deadline extended

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

4:12pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A COUNCIL has extended the deadline for responses to its public consultation over mooted plans to build thousands of homes in the Wycombe District.

Special measures school making good progress

Bucks Free Press: Wye Valley School placed in special measures

12:25pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

IMPROVEMENTS are being made at a special measures school in Bourne End, a recent Ofsted report said.

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”.

Slate Meadow campaign group hits big milestone

Bucks Free Press: Campaigners protest against development plans

10:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A PETITION to stop land separating Bourne End and Wooburn Green being developed on, has now been signed by 600 people.

Freemasons travel back three centuries for anniversary

Bucks Free Press: Freemasons travel back three centuries for anniversary

8:00am Monday 7th April 2014

FREEMASONS from across South Bucks stepped back 300 years to celebrate their historic beginnings by holding a recreation of an 18th century masonic meeting.

New supermarket will open in Bourne End

Bucks Free Press: New supermarket will open in Bourne End

7:00am Friday 4th April 2014

ANOTHER new supermarket will be coming to Bourne End after planning permission was granted as part of a new apartment block, despite objections from residents.

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.

Week left to have your say on Wycombe Local Plan

Bucks Free Press: Council urged to protect the Gomm Valley by residents

5:20pm Sunday 30th March 2014

RESIDENTS have less than a week left to help shape where thousands of houses and businesses will be built in the district.

Concerns raised after frequent road crashes

Bucks Free Press: Traffic on Cores End Road

2:30pm Friday 28th March 2014

CONCERNED homeowners along the main road between Bourne End and Wooburn Green have asked the council to consider traffic measures to stop accidents.

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.

Residents take shoes and clothes to poverty hit Kenyans

Bucks Free Press: Wullie Wilson handing out shoes

10:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

TWELVE people from a church in Wooburn Green went out to Kenya recently to support a school near the largest dump in the area.

Charity curry night fuels new minibus

Bucks Free Press: During charity meal

4:30pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

OVER £1000 was raised during a charity dinner last week helping raise the funds for a new charity minibus.

Change of venue for charity concert

Bucks Free Press: New Venue

6:10am Wednesday 26th March 2014

A CHARTY music concert in Bourne End has changed its venue.

Man jailed for rape and sexual offences against children

Bucks Free Press: Man jailed for rape and sexual offences against children

4:42pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

A MAN has been jailed for 12 years for rape and sexual offences against two children.

Bourne End Marina returning to normal after flooding

Bucks Free Press: Marina during flooding

3:00pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

BOURNE End marina is slowly returning back to normal after boats were allowed back out in the local area.

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.

Bass-ically Saxes charity concert in Wooburn Green

Bucks Free Press: St Paul's Church to host concert

3:30pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

A BOURNE End saxophone quartet will be hosting a charity concert next week.

Council turned down development of same green land they now plan to build on

Bucks Free Press: Slate Meadow

12:00pm Friday 21st March 2014

FORMER green belt land that has been suggested as a possible site for future housing was last deemed unsuitable for development in 1990 – by the very council now exploring the potential to build new homes there.

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.

Budding photographer captures the beauty of wanted land

Bucks Free Press: Slate Meadow captured by Nathan Stone

4:40pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

A BUDDING photographer has attempted to capture the beauty of wanted land near his home, as he emphasises the land is too stunning to lose.

Cash stolen from dog-walker in Wooburn Green

Bucks Free Press: Police have arrested two men following the death of a 25-year-old woman

9:36am Tuesday 18th March 2014

CASH was stolen from a dog-walker by four men in Wooburn Green.

Animal habitats could be destroyed by development, fears worried pet owner

Bucks Free Press: Pet cat looking out at "playground", Slate Meadow

2:12pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

DAMAGING wildlife has been a big concern for campaigners against the proposed development of Slate Meadow, but one resident has now raised concerns on behalf of her pet cat.

Collision involving three vehicles caused traffic delays this morning

Bucks Free Press: PPolice controlled my either the Conservatives or the Labour Party

12:14pm Monday 17th March 2014

THREE vehicles were involved in a collision this morning causing long delays in Bourne End.

Campaigners protest against development plans

Bucks Free Press: Campaigners protest against development plans

10:00am Sunday 16th March 2014

A CAMPAIGN group protesting against proposed plans to build on former green belt land have stepped up their efforts to have the site removed from the council’s plans.

Former green belt land should not be developed, says WDC councillor

Bucks Free Press: Slate Meadow

12:00pm Saturday 15th March 2014

COMMUNITY spirit would be lost forever if former green belt land separating Bourne End and Wooburn is developed on, according to a Wycombe District councillor.

Local hearing care company offers helping hand

Bucks Free Press: Local hearing care company offers helping hand

3:00pm Saturday 15th March 2014

PEOPLE with hearing difficulties should not suffer in silence with a Bourne End hearing specialist offering their help.

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.

Silent developers speak out

Bucks Free Press: Slate Meadow

9:00am Friday 14th March 2014

A PROPERTY developer which has the option to develop on Slate Meadow between Bourne End and Wooburn has released a statement saying they will not be submitting a planning application at the moment.

Over 3000 members for villages social media group

Bucks Free Press: Bourne End and Wooburn Green Past and Present

2:05pm Thursday 13th March 2014

OVER 3000 people are now members of an increasing popular Facebook group for Bourne End and Wooburn Green’s ‘past and present’.

Parents can monitor children's homework progress with new system

Bucks Free Press: Wye Valley School placed in special measures

11:00am Wednesday 12th March 2014

PARENTS of Wye Valley School students can now keep an eye on their child’s homework progress after a new system was launched.

School's academy switch delayed

Bucks Free Press: Wye Valley School placed in special measures

3:00pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

THE Wye Valley School’s academy switch had been delayed.

Charity dinner to raise funds for £30,000 community bus

Bucks Free Press: Charity dinner to raise funds for £30,000 community bus

12:00pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

A CHARITY dinner in Bourne End could help raise funds for a £30,000 community bus.

Special Measures school appoints new headteacher

Bucks Free Press: Special Measures school appoints new headteacher

6:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

A SCHOOL which was placed under Special Measures one-year ago has appointed a new permanent headteacher.

Residents campaign against development threat in Bourne End

Bucks Free Press: Residents campaign against development threat in Bourne End

12:00pm Saturday 8th March 2014

A PETITION against plans to develop on an area of greenery between Bourne End and Wooburn Green has been set up by residents.

Colour coming to Bourne End Library

Bucks Free Press: Colour coming to Bourne End Library

9:00am Friday 7th March 2014

A GROUP of artists will add some colour to the Bourne End Library today when their exhibition comes to the area.

Council denies claims it has 'broken promises' on affordable housing

Bucks Free Press: Cllr John Gibbs

9:40am Thursday 6th March 2014

A COUNCIL has denied claims it has broken a promise to invest in affordable housing following the sale of council homes to Red Kite.

WDC freezes council tax for fourth consecutive year

Bucks Free Press: The planning application was received by Wycombe District Council- its offices are shown in the picture

3:40pm Monday 3rd March 2014

A COUNCIL has frozen council tax for a fourth consecutive year.

Wycombe MP: "Schools should be able to set own term times"

Bucks Free Press: Wycombe MP Steve Baker secured the debate.

12:30pm Saturday 1st March 2014

SCHOOLS should be able to set their own term times which would help drive down the price of family holidays, Wycombe MP Steve Baker said.

New farmyard mural at Odds Farm Park

Bucks Free Press: Mural artist, Helen Vidler, with her work

11:20am Wednesday 26th February 2014

ODDS Farm Park’s demo area has been brightened up after a 40ft wide mural was painted.

New Tesco opening could be delayed

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

10:00am Thursday 20th February 2014

THE long awaited opening of a Tesco Express store could be delayed after the store asked for planning permission to make amendments to their original plans.

Planning applications for February 18

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

9:39am Thursday 20th February 2014

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

School transport consultation launched by county council

Bucks Free Press: The biggest increase was at Buckinghamshire County Council

PUBLIC consultations on proposals to reduce the amount of money spent on home-to-school transport have been launched by a council.

Council tax to rise as county council unveils budget

Bucks Free Press: The biggest increase was at Buckinghamshire County Council

2:38pm Thursday 13th February 2014

COUNTY Hall has announced it will increase council tax for the first time in four years.

Council unveils housing and business options under Local Plan

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

8:00am Saturday 1st February 2014

RESIDENTS are being asked to help a council decide where thousands of new homes and businesses should be built around the district.

First sale still on road as brothers celebrate 20 years in car business

Bucks Free Press: First sale still on road as brothers celebrate 20 years in car business

5:24pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

A CAR sales garage celebrating 20 years in the businesses discovered one of their first customers still owns the car he bought from them two decades ago.

Woman injured in Bourne End crash

Bucks Free Press: Fire at first floor flat

10:17am Tuesday 28th January 2014

A WOMAN has been injured in a car crash in Bourne End, with four others involved escaping injury.



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