Bucks Free Press: Flackwell Heath
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Lorry driver hailed as brave after fatal crash on M40

Bucks Free Press:

12:30pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A LORRY driver, who died on the M40 motorway after he had a heart attack at the wheel, has been hailed as brave for pulling into the hard shoulder to ensure no further accidents.

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.

Park life to improve after refurbishment

Bucks Free Press:

10:41am Friday 17th October 2014

ADDITIONAL playground equipment which is being installed in a park in Loudwater this week, will greatly benefit the whole community, a council chairman has said.

Family urge villagers to help search for missing cat

Bucks Free Press:

2:40pm Friday 17th October 2014

A FAMILY in Flackwell Heath are appealing for help in looking for their cat, after it went missing in August.

Community group celebrates 30 years of service

Bucks Free Press:

11:20am Sunday 12th October 2014

A COMMUNITY group which has been at the heart of a Bucks village for 30 years celebrated the anniversary of their opening last month.

New Forum may help village communication

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

A NEW forum for residents and organisations in Flackwell Heath was recently started.

Halloween competition offers plenty of treats

Bucks Free Press:

11:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

CHILDREN will swap their witches hats for their thinking caps this month as a community library ask villagers to enter their new competition.

Charity ball raises more than £600

Bucks Free Press:

3:20pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A VILLAGE shop has raised more than £600 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation after the company held a charity ball in Flackwell Heath.

Village youth club moves a step closer

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

PLANS for a youth club to be opened in Flackwell Heath are gaining momentum after a number of residents offered to become volunteers.

Lucky escape after car overturns on country lane

Bucks Free Press:

10:33am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A MOTORIST had a lucky escape after walking away when a car overturned on a country lane this morning.

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.

Fall in crimes over school holidays, say neighbourhood officers

Bucks Free Press:

3:20pm Friday 5th September 2014

NEIGHBOURHOOD police in areas around High Wycombe have reported a drop in crimes over the school summer holidays – usually a busy period for officers tackling low level offences.

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.

Injured soldier looks to future after two years of rehabilitation

Bucks Free Press:

4:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A BRITISH troop who was severely injured by a bomb while in action in Afghanistan, has set-up a new fitness group in south Bucks after recovering from his injuries.

Sensory learning shop to raise money for charity

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A SENSORY learning shop in Flackwell Heath will host a charity ball next month to help raise money for charity.

More money needed to complete playground work

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FURTHER £40,000 is needed to be raised for Chepping Wycombe Parish Council to complete work on new playground equipment in Flackwell Heath.

Councillors concerned about junction 3a plans

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

CONCERNED councillors have spoken out about a proposal to build a motorway junction in Flackwell Heath, and they now hope to put the brakes on any future development.

New crafts for villagers at 'fun dabble day'

Bucks Free Press:

3:40pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWO new crafts events will be on offer in Flackwell Heath next month as villagers are invited to enjoy a ‘fun dabble day’.

New youth club could stop anti-social behaviour in village

Bucks Free Press: Parkour equipment finally unveiled

4:10pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A FACILITY for children and teenagers in Flackwell Heath has been proposed to villagers.

Junction 'would add to bedlam' angry residents say

Bucks Free Press:

8:20am Sunday 24th August 2014

ANGER over a proposed new motorway junction in a small Bucks village grew this week, as hundreds of residents grilled councillors and planning officers about plans which they fear could create more ‘bedlam’ on the roads.

Man airlifted to hospital after motorway crash

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

1:57pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A MALE driver suffered a head injury this morning and had to be airlifted to hospital following a collision on the M40.

Driver airlifted to hospital following M40 collision

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

9:21am Friday 22nd August 2014

A DRIVER had to be airlifted to hospital following a collision with a tipper truck on the M40 between Loudwater and High Wycombe this morning.

Benefit fraudster sentenced after obtaining nearly £12,000

Bucks Free Press: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

4:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A BENEFIT fraudster from Flackwell Heath has been sentenced to ten weeks in prison, suspended for 12 months, after obtaining nearly £12,000 from Wycombe District Council.

Hotel to wash cars for charity

Bucks Free Press:

2:10pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A LOUDWATER hotel will be holding a fundraising car wash to raise money for a national charity.

In pictures: Flypast catches the eye of villagers

Bucks Free Press:

5:30pm Monday 18th August 2014

A MODEL aircraft club caught the eye of villagers this week as they commemorated the start of the First World War with a flypast and display.

Fictional story captures spirit of WWI commemorations

Bucks Free Press:

11:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

A SOLEMN story about a teenager from High Wycombe who went to fight in the First World War was recently written and read out by a Flackwell Heath Royal British Legion member.

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.

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.

Pictures: All the family enjoy day of fun and sport

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

YOUNG children and their parents took part in a day of fun and sport to raise money for a Bucks charity, last week.

'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.

New £85,000 playground is a big addition

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

A NEW playground in Flackwell Heath appears to have been happily accepted by children in the village.

Cllr supports business owners over new M40 junction concerns

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

OWNERS of a farm and equestrian centre in Flackwell Heath, who believe they would be in danger of closing if a new M40 junction is built, have received support from a leading councillor.

Loudwater Post Office to open for longer

Bucks Free Press:

2:20pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A POST Office in Loudwater has been overhauled and is now open for more than 60 hours extra every week.

Charity boosted by kind donations

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

A CHARITY dedicated to helping children suffering from cancer has received a boost this week after winning a bedstead donated in a fundraising raffle.

Model aircraft to fly from village school

Bucks Free Press:

10:50am Tuesday 5th August 2014

A MODEL aircraft flypast will reach the skies over Flackwell Heath next week as First World War commemorations continue in the village.

East of town 'one huge interchange' if M40 junction plans go ahead

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Monday 4th August 2014

A NEW motorway junction near Flackwell Heath would turn the east side of High Wycombe into one giant interchange, according to a councillor opposing the plan.

Village primary school is good again, Ofsted say

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

A PRIMARY school headteacher and her leadership team have been praised after they were rated as good in a recent Ofsted report.

Cllr hopes village event will evolve into main attraction

Bucks Free Press:

4:20pm Friday 1st August 2014

A COUNCILLOR has suggested a recent village Fete and Picnic in Flackwell Heath could soon be evolved to become the main village attraction every year.

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.

Motorway junction campaigners reach their target

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A GROUP of campaigners have reached their target of over 1500 petition signatures in a bid to stop a new motorway junction being built.

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.

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.

Boy 'robbed of childhood' after health staff failed to act on parents concerns

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A BOY from Flackwell Heath was ‘robbed of his childhood’ after Bucks health staff failed to act on his parents’ concerns about his poor eyesight.

Supermarket chain will not be moving to Wycombe

Bucks Free Press:

4:20pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A MAJOR supermarket chain has dispelled rumours they are going to open a store in High Wycombe.

Community picnic enjoyed by villagers

Bucks Free Press:

3:10pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE sun was shining on Flackwell Heath at the weekend as families enjoyed a rare community village picnic.

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.

£85,000 park rejuvenation under way

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

REJUVENATION work on playground equipment in Flackwell Heath will start this week.

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