Bucks Free Press: Bourne End & Wooburns
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Pupils given a treat for Halloween work

Bucks Free Press:

10:10am Wednesday 29th October 2014

SCHOOL children were given an early Halloween treat last week as their scarily good work was rewarded.

Plans to open bridleway on former Bourne End railway line welcomed

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

PLANS for a new public bridleway on the former railway line linking Bourne End to High Wycombe have been welcomed by the deputy leader of Bucks County Council.

South Bucks Lloyds bank branches under threat in mass closure

Bucks Free Press:

10:40am Tuesday 28th October 2014

BANKING customers in South Bucks could be forced to travel further to see a cashier after Lloyds announced a raft of branch closures.

Save Slate Meadow campaigner petitions Wycombe District Councillors

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

ANGRY residents have started a petition to issue a vote of no confidence against the leading councillors who decided to release five areas of land for development last week.

Woman injured in Bourne End car crash

Bucks Free Press: Ambulances 'worst' for cardiac arrest, according to figures

10:13am Monday 27th October 2014

A WOMAN was injured this morning after a two-car collision in Bourne End.

Artist displays work from the surrounding areas

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN artist who used to live in Bourne End returned to the village last week to display some of her work, which included some of the best sites from the surrounding areas.

A 100-year-old resident on hand for another official opening

Bucks Free Press:

11:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A 100-YEAR-OLD resident continued her good work in Bourne End last month by introducing another addition to the village.

Watch: Cllr explains why he stormed out of reserve sites meeting

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LABOUR leader for Wycombe District Council, Cllr Ian Bates, stormed out of the reserve sites cabinet meeting last night stating the meeting was ‘undemocratic’.

Video: Decision to release reserve sites is 'entirely wrong'

Bucks Free Press:

4:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A BOURNE End councillor says a decision to release the five reserve sites is ‘entirely wrong’.

Video: Cllr 'disappointed' by Gomm Valley decision

Bucks Free Press:

2:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FOLLOWING last night’s cabinet meeting to decide the future for five areas of land across the district, Chepping Wycombe Parish Council leader Katrina Wood said she was disappointed at the decision.

Volunteer to run marathon for St John Ambulance team

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A HEALTHCARE volunteer will swap her first aid uniform for her running gear in 2015 as she takes to the streets of London for her first marathon.

Best pumpkin carvers are in for a treat

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

SCARY pumpkins will be well received at a Bourne End restaurant this week with owners offering the best Halloween carvers a number of prizes.

Campaigners say releasing meadow would have major impact on villages

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

CAMPAIGNERS are still hopeful councillors will consider the major impact on two villages if they release land which separates them.

Reserve sites in numbers

Bucks Free Press:

3:20pm Friday 17th October 2014

WITH Wycombe District Council due to vote on the proposal to release five reserve sites for development, we look at the numbers behind the plans.

Teenager died on holiday after being hit by drunk driver, inquest hears

Bucks Free Press:

3:24pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A YOUNG holidaymaker, who was killed while on a quad bike abroad, was hit from behind by a driver more than two times over the drink driving limit, an inquest heard today.

Brave girl joins in charity walk after tumour battle

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A BRAVE girl who has had more than 20 operations since she was diagnosed with a brain tumour at just 13-months-old took part in a charity walk for children at the weekend.

Young girl has special haircut for charity

Bucks Free Press:

12:30pm Sunday 12th October 2014

A 10-YEAR-OLD girl recently donated a large amount of her hair to a children’s cancer charity which makes wigs for young girls and boys who have lost their hair.

Brave girl to join charity walk after brain tumour battle

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

A BRAVE girl, who has had more than 20 operations since being diagnosed with a brain tumour at just 13-months-old, will walk with other children to raise money for charity.

Me and My Motor: New minibus is fit for all

Bucks Free Press:

1:30pm Saturday 11th October 2014

THIS week’s Me and My Motor is from Bourne End

Celebrations as long-awaited minibus arrives

Bucks Free Press:

4:20pm Friday 10th October 2014

VOLUNTEERS celebrated the arrival of a new long-awaited community minibus after receiving about £30,000 in donations.

Evening of art to feature the best of Bourne End

Bucks Free Press: Bourne End welcomes new WI

2:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

PAINTINGS of Bourne End and Cookham will be displayed in an evening of art, next week.

Children win prizes for craft work

Bucks Free Press:

4:54pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

CRAFTY kids received a number of prizes in a competition for Bourne End youngsters last week.

Greengrocers of the future win giant pumpkin contest

Bucks Free Press:

12:59pm Monday 29th September 2014

GREEN-FINGERED children at a Bourne End nursery couldn’t believe their eyes when they saw the size of a pumpkin they grew for a nursery competition.

Bourne End sailors to join world record breaking bid

Bucks Free Press:

11:30am Friday 19th September 2014

SAILORS in Bourne End will be joining thousands more across the globe to take part in a world record attempt.

Photos: Wycombe Sports Centre site coming together

Bucks Free Press:

2:05pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AERIAL photographs of the ongoing construction of the new Wycombe Sports Centre have been released by a council.

Pensioner felt threatened after housing benefit suspension

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A PENSIONER said he felt threatened after he received a letter from Wycombe District Council stating his housing benefit of over £115 a week could be suspended after a change in his circumstances.

Community race returns to village

Bucks Free Press:

4:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A COMMUNITY race, which has helped develop sports facilities in Wooburn Green by raising more than £15,000 since it began, will return to the village this weekend.

48 Bucks schools unable to provide Government's free hot dinners

Bucks Free Press:

2:44pm Thursday 4th September 2014

CHILDREN at 48 primary schools around Buckinghamshire did not receive a free hot meal today, the county council confirmed.

Bell ringers celebrate landmark anniversary

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

FOR almost 200 years the sound of music could be heard across the Wye Valley, with bell ringing still proving popular today.

Award winning volunteers celebrate new minibus

Bucks Free Press:

11:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

AWARD-WINNING volunteers will celebrate the arrival of a new community minibus next week, and they hope their purchase will continue to support residents in the Wye Valley.

Craft show for youngsters at village library

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A CRAFT show for children and teenagers will give youngsters a chance to win arty prizes, next month.

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.

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