Bucks Free Press: Flackwell Heath • Your reporter is Andrew Colley: 01494 755089, andrew.colley@london.newsquest.co.uk

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.

Rare white squirrel has been here before

Bucks Free Press:

10:40am Sunday 13th July 2014

A RARE white squirrel which was spotted in a garden last week has caused a stir in Loudwater as more residents report seeing the creature.

Village picnic this weekend

Bucks Free Press: Flackwell Heath village picnic 2013

1:50pm Saturday 12th July 2014

THE whole community will be involved in a village fete and picnic this weekend.

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.

Disappointment at council's decision to lease out public parking bays

Bucks Free Press:

3:30pm Friday 11th July 2014

PARKING bays available to parents and residents have been reduced next to a Loudwater park after a council has leased out spaces to businesses.

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.

Planning applications: Proposed alterations to The Antelope

Bucks Free Press: Historic Wycombe pub to reopen

9:34am Tuesday 8th July 2014

PROPOSED alterations and an extension to the historic Antelope pub in High Wycombe feature in the latest planning applications validated by south Buckinghamshire district councils on Friday.

Angry protestors say 'No Way Junction 3A'

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Monday 7th July 2014

ANGRY protestors gathered by playing fields in Wycombe this morning amid worries the very spot could be bulldozed to make way for a motorway access road.

Parking restrictions disrupting trade, shop owners say

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

PARKING restrictions which were recently implemented in a Bucks village have been damaging trade, according to some shop owners.

Football star opens village event

Bucks Free Press: Mascot Bodger with the giant paint pot

4:12pm Friday 11th July 2014

A FOOTBALL star officially opened a village school’s summer Fayre at the weekend.

HP10 area in darkness after power cut

Bucks Free Press: £9.9m electricity cash

2:44pm Sunday 6th July 2014

MUCH of the east side of Wycombe is without electricity after a power cut which began this afternoon.

Life of war hero celebrated

Bucks Free Press:

11:00am Friday 4th July 2014

THE life of a war hero, who tragically died during the Remembrance Day parade in Marlow last year, was celebrated in the town at the weekend.

Rare white squirrel spotted in gardens

Bucks Free Press:

11:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A RARE white squirrel has been spotted in Loudwater.

Looks like celebrity chef has given village chip shop the thumbs up

Bucks Free Press:

3:30pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

IT looks like Gordon Ramsay has given the thumbs up to a new recipe at a Flackwell Heath chip shop.

Police concerned after elderly man goes missing

Bucks Free Press: Police concerned after elderly man goes missing

3:29pm Sunday 29th June 2014

AN elderly man from Flackwell Heath has been reported missing and police have said they are concerned for his welfare.

Teenager to skydive with family in memory of his dad

Bucks Free Press: Chris Williams

3:00pm Sunday 29th June 2014

A TEENAGER is going to skydive alongside family and friends in memory of his dad who died two years ago.

Fete and picnic will hopefully bring village together

Bucks Free Press: Flackwell Heath village picnic 2013

9:00am Sunday 29th June 2014

A FETE and picnic in Flackwell Heath will hopefully bring people in the community together.

BCC leader backs controversial M40 junction at Flackwell Heath

Bucks Free Press: Martin Tett

2:50pm Friday 27th June 2014

THE LEADER of the county council is backing a major new report which calls for a controversial motorway junction at Flackwell Heath to go ahead.

Hundreds enjoy village festival

Bucks Free Press: Hundreds enjoy village festival

9:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

A VILLAGE was alive with the sound of music and laughter at the weekend as a festival held at a primary school entertained hundreds of people.

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.

Overgrown grass causing problems in Flackwell Heath

Bucks Free Press: Overgrown grass causing problems in Flackwell Heath

11:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

THE grass is getting greener and longer in Flackwell Heath, with one resident complaining to the council about the hip-high verges.

Historic village tradition may never return

Bucks Free Press: Cherry Fayre 2013

6:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

DOUBT remains over the future of a much-loved village event as organisers of the Flackwell Heath Cherry Fayre say they don’t know if it will ever be held again.

Club captains raise almost £7000 for charity

Bucks Free Press: Jenny Cochrane (right), handing cheque to Ann Turley on behalf of Iain Rennie Hospice at Home

3:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

CAPTAINS of Flackwell Heath Golf Club helped raise almost £7,000 for charity this year.

Villagers 'disappointed' after travellers site approved

Bucks Free Press: Heath End Road site in Flackwell Heath

12:40pm Friday 13th June 2014

TRAVELLERS have been given permission to permanently stay on green belt land in Flackwell Heath, despite a lengthy campaign from concerned neighbours.

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.

Festival to rock up in Bucks village

Bucks Free Press: JuniperFest 2013

8:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

FESTIVAL spirit is returning to a Bucks village next week with the grounds of a primary school taking centre stage.

Supermarket to add mini-shop after planning permission is granted

Bucks Free Press: Supermarket to add mini-shop after planning permission is granted

10:40am Wednesday 11th June 2014

A SUPERMARKET in Loudwater has been granted planning permission to have a mini-shop built in the store.

Travellers successful in bid for site

Bucks Free Press: Heath End Road site in Flackwell Heath

11:37am Monday 9th June 2014

TRAVELLERS, who have faced a battle with the council and residents over the last two years, have been granted planning permission to set up a permanent site it Flackwell Heath.

Adult learning options to be highlighted by college

Bucks Free Press: Explore your options at Amersham & Wycombe College open day

9:40am Monday 9th June 2014

ADULTS will get the chance to discover their college options at a special event running later this month.

School closed after burst water main

Bucks Free Press: Paralympian to open new garden in memory of former school pupil

3:31pm Friday 6th June 2014

A SCHOOL in Flackwell Heath was forced to close this morning after a water main burst.

Fever pitch has kids gunning for glory

Bucks Free Press: Fever pitch has kids gunning for glory

3:10pm Friday 6th June 2014

MORE than 1,600 children embraced World Cup fever at the weekend as they competed in the Flackwell Heath ‘Festival of Football’.

Development petitions go from strength to strength

Bucks Free Press: Campaigners protest against development plans

1:30pm Thursday 5th June 2014

TWO petitions which were launched after Wycombe District Council published their future development plans earlier this year have now reached more than 2,000 signatures between them.

BFP launches new 'mobile-friendly' website

Bucks Free Press: BFP launches new 'mobile-friendly' website

5:00pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

TABLET and smartphone users rejoice – the Bucks Free Press has today launched its new mobile-friendly website.

Under used recycling centres could be closed after review

Bucks Free Press: Scrap unused recycling centres says noise-blighted resident

8:00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

UNDER used recycling centres around the Wycombe district could be closed following the introduction of a blue bin collection service from homes.

Thousands to take part in Flackwell football tournament

Bucks Free Press: Thousands to take part in Flackwell football tournament

2:20pm Friday 30th May 2014

MORE than 1,600 children will take part in this year’s Flackwell Heath Football Festival, which will start tomorrow.

Olympic swimming coach oversees Wycombe Sports Centre build

Bucks Free Press: Olympic swimming coach oversees Wycombe Sports Centre build

6:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

OLYMPIC swimming coach Kevin Brooks hopes the new Wycombe Sports Centre will help to develop the next generation of sporting stars.

Planning applications for May 27

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

9:28am Thursday 29th May 2014

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

Plaque to be unveiled for Flackwell Heath heroes

Bucks Free Press: The orchard on the corner of Green Dragon Lane and Chapman Lane in Flackwell Heath

3:00pm Sunday 25th May 2014

A PLAQUE dedicated to the Flackwell Heath Home Guard during WWII will be unveiled this week.

Power cut caused disruption to over 1000 residents and businesses

Bucks Free Press: Some shops closed after Wycombe power cut

2:12pm Sunday 25th May 2014

A POWER cut disrupted both businesses and residents in and around High Wycombe this morning.

Some shops closed after Wycombe power cut

Bucks Free Press: Some shops closed after Wycombe power cut

11:56am Sunday 25th May 2014

A POWER cut in High Wycombe has left many businesses and shops unable to stay open.

Day centre receives boost thanks to new chairman

Bucks Free Press: (From left) Jackie Retallack-Hall, Jacqui Ricketts and Audrey Marren

2:00pm Friday 23rd May 2014

A DAY centre which cares for almost 30 elderly people in and around Flackwell Heath has recently appointed a new chairman and has said without more volunteers they may have had to close.

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