Bucks Free Press: Gerrards Cross
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Free school decision to be appealed

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE decision to allow a free school to permanently stay in a small Bucks village will be appealed by South Bucks District Council.

Sir Bruce Forsyth drives charity golf success

Bucks Free Press:

4:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DIDN’T he do well? Television legend Sir Bruce Forsyth lent a helping hand to boost a golf fundraiser this month, as participants chipped-in with £5,000 for charity.

Council has emergency plans in place over Ebola fears

Bucks Free Press:

12:40pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

RESIDENTS with concerns over the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa have received guidance from a South Bucks council this week.

School of hard knocks students learn self-defence moves

Bucks Free Press:

4:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A MARTIAL arts expert put a group of students through their paces this month by teaching them self-defence moves.

Fewer councillors for South Bucks next year

Bucks Free Press:

1:20pm Friday 17th October 2014

RESIDENTS in the South Bucks District will be served by 12 fewer councillors following the election in May.

Pinewood Studios extension could begin next year

Bucks Free Press: Council disappointed by Pinewood Studios decision

11:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

BUILDING work for the controversial £200m development of Pinewood Studios could begin in just months.

Young students brighten up Harvest celebrations

Bucks Free Press:

5:29pm Thursday 16th October 2014

YOUNG students at Thorpe House School have been enjoying a different sort of challenge, this month.

Volunteers can save lives

Bucks Free Press:

9:51am Friday 10th October 2014

VOLUNTEERS in South Bucks could prove to be life savers with South Central Ambulance Service asking for more people to become first responders.

Postage stamp celebrates life of Bucks actor

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A FAMOUS Gerrards Cross-born actor became the face to launch a thousand letters last month as the anniversary of his birth was commemorated with a special postage stamp.

Pictures: Brothers become headmasters for a day

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

TWO brothers had big shoes to fill this term as they took over the reins at their school in Gerrards Cross.

Travel writer to visit Gerrards Cross

Bucks Free Press:

3:30pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A WELL-VERSED traveller will be making a short stop in Gerrards Cross next week as she offers fans of her books an insight into her life.

Charity golf event for South Bucks District's charities

Bucks Free Press: SBDC chairman Santokh Chhokar

2:10pm Saturday 20th September 2014

ASPIRING golfers in South Bucks will join the chairman of the District Council in playing 18 holes for charity next month.

School plans to cut two year groups

Bucks Free Press:

3:40pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A SCHOOL in Gerrards Cross will gradually phase out Year 7 and 8 over the next few years to enhance the education of children from the age of four to 11.

Mother raises money to help beat Cystic Fibrosis

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

CYSTIC Fibrosis is taking a beating after one inspiring mother from Gerrards Cross organised an event to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

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.

Event for all the family in Gerrards Cross

Bucks Free Press:

3:50pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A BABY, toddler and family fair will be held in Gerrards Cross this month.

County's pavements set for £2.5m overhaul

Bucks Free Press: Anger over access to homes during roadworks

11:52am Monday 1st September 2014

PEDESTRIANS in Beaconsfield and Gerrards Cross will be among the first to see pavement improvements after the council announced a £2.5m county-wide resurfacing project over the next six months.

Heroes help injured troop start fitness group

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A BRITISH troop who was injured by a road side bomb while in action, has set –up a new fitness group in Gerrards Cross and Beaconsfield.

Early Christmas present for south Bucks shoppers

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SHOPPERS will be given an early Christmas present this year with two free days parking being allowed in South Bucks this December.

Revised collection dates for Bank Holiday Monday

Bucks Free Press:

3:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WASTE collections in the South Bucks district will be revised next week with no collection due to take place on Bank Holiday Monday.

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.

'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.

Gerrards Cross entrepreneur wins national award

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

AN entrepreneur from Gerrards Cross has been honoured in a national awards ceremony.

Almost £30,000 raised at Gerrards Cross fun run

Bucks Free Press:

2:20pm Saturday 19th July 2014

ALMOST £30,000 was raised during this year’s Gerrards Cross Fun Run.

Grieve goes in cabinet reshuffle, reports say

Bucks Free Press: Dominic Grieve voices concerns over Wye Valley development plans

9:47pm Monday 14th July 2014

BEACONSFIELD MP Dominic Grieve is reportedly one of the major casualties of the government’s cabinet reshuffle.

Pictures: School mini-triathlon for charity

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

CHILDREN from a school in Gerrards Cross took to the track to raise more than £1000 for a national charity.

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.

Gerrards Cross school raises more than £42,000

Bucks Free Press:

2:48pm Monday 7th July 2014

A GERRARDS Cross school more than doubled their fundraising target with a ‘black tie and sparkles ball’ last month.

Pinewood campaign group may still challenge expansion plans

Bucks Free Press: Pinewood campaign group may still challenge expansion plans

6:00am Monday 30th June 2014

A CAMPAIGN group who have been fighting a £200 million development of Pinewood Studios for six years may still take the government’s decision to the High Court.

High demand for Pinewood Studios

Bucks Free Press: High demand for Pinewood Studios

5:40pm Sunday 29th June 2014

PINEWOOD has announced demand for their UK studios is at an unprecedented level as they look back at a ‘strong’ financial year.

Children to race in mini-triathlon

Bucks Free Press: Children to race in mini-triathlon

3:00pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

CHILDREN at a school in Gerrards Cross will run, cycle and swim to raise money for charity next week.

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.

Pinewood get green light to expand studios

Bucks Free Press: The proposed development for Pinewood Studios

11:37am Thursday 19th June 2014

PINEWOOD Studios has been given the green light to expand their site in a £200m project.

Council disappointed by Pinewood Studios decision

Bucks Free Press: Council disappointed by Pinewood Studios decision

12:10pm Thursday 19th June 2014

A DECISION to grant Pinewood Studios permission to extend their site is ‘disappointing’, South Bucks District Council has said.

Cheese and wine at care home open day

Bucks Free Press: Cheese and wine at care home open day

2:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A GERRARDS Cross care home are holding a wine and cheese afternoon for their national open day today.

Marylebone station fire: Train users urged not to travel

Bucks Free Press: The new look Chiltern Railways train

9:31am Monday 16th June 2014

RAIL commuters are being urged to avoid travelling into London unless it is essential as Marylebone station remains closed following a fire.

Former scout warden charged with historic sex offences

Bucks Free Press: Police appeal for witnesses after man was racially abused

11:01am Thursday 12th June 2014

A FORMER scout camp warden has been charged with a number of alleged indecent assaults at a Bucks scout club in the 1980s.

Entertainment and fun on school agenda

Bucks Free Press: Hugo Simmons

4:53pm Monday 9th June 2014

KIDDIE Karts, laser guns and a mechanical surfboard were on offer for students at a Gerrards Cross school’s Summer Fair on Saturday.

Primary school pupil is now chess 'supremo'

Bucks Free Press: Primary school pupil is now chess 'supremo'

2:00pm Monday 9th June 2014

A PUPIL from a school in Gerrards Cross has been dubbed the ‘Under 9 Supremo’ after his first place success at the world’s largest chess tournament.

New recycling trucks are the best in the business

Bucks Free Press: Lean, mean, recycling machines

2:20pm Sunday 8th June 2014

RECYCLING is even better for the environment than before after South Bucks District Council became one of the first authorities in the country to use more fuel efficient refuse trucks.

Charity concert to raise money for hospice

Bucks Free Press: Charity concert held in Gerrards Cross

10:20am Friday 6th June 2014

A CHARITY variety concert sponsored by two Bucks rotary clubs will be held in Gerrards Cross to help raise money for a children and young adult’s hospice.

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.

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.

Knife-wielding burglar threatens man at bedroom door

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

3:53pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

A KNIFE-wielding burglar threatened a man at the door of his bedroom.

Woman who lost eight stone is gearing up for cycling challenge

Bucks Free Press: Before weight loss

5:00pm Sunday 25th May 2014

A WOMAN who lost eight stone in weight is ready to take on her next challenge, a 100km cycle ride around the Chilterns.

Beaconsfield MP competes in Gerrards Cross fun run

Bucks Free Press: Beaconsfield MP competes in Gerrards Cross fun run

2:30pm Friday 16th May 2014

THE Gerrards Cross fun run was another huge success with the Beaconsfield MP even donning his shirt and shorts for the 5km race.

Police to raise awareness about hate crime

Bucks Free Press: Vote for your favourite local bobby

12:09pm Friday 16th May 2014

HATE crime in Chiltern and South Bucks will be under the spotlight from Monday when a new campaign launches.

Bucks school transport fees to rise almost 50 percent

Bucks Free Press: Cllr Mike Appleyard

3:58pm Thursday 15th May 2014

SCHOOL transport for under 16s is set to almost double as a council axes free transport for older teenagers from hard-up families.

MP to race in Gerrards Cross fun run

Bucks Free Press: Gerrards Cross fun run

4:50pm Thursday 8th May 2014

THE annual Gerrards Cross Fun Run will be held this Sunday and Beaconsfield MP Dominic Grieve will be joining this year’s race.

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