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Wycombe store to be converted into vehicle hire firm?

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

5:34pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A CONVENIENCE store in High Wycombe could be converted into a vehicle hire business.

Gerrards Cross apprentice the best in the business

Bucks Free Press: (From left) David Baddeley, Customer Service Director at Volvo UK present Liam Underdown with award

11:04am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN 18-year-old apprentice from Gerrards Cross has been named as a car company’s Young Apprentice of the Year.

100th Birthday party for Gerrards Cross resident

Bucks Free Press: 100th Birthday party for Gerrards Cross resident

4:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A LADY in Gerrards Cross celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by her family and friends this week.

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”.

Council looking into additional provisions for travellers

Bucks Free Press: Hemley Hill

3:28pm Monday 7th April 2014

ADDITIONAL provisions for Travellers are currently being looked into by South Bucks District Council.

Gerrards Cross will be seen through history

Bucks Free Press: Gerrards Cross captured by J Harrison

11:40am Friday 4th April 2014

AMATEUR photographers have captured images of Gerrards Cross to put together an archive of the area.

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.

New 'modern' council website

Bucks Free Press: New 'modern' council website

2:52pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

SOUTH Bucks District Council has re-designed its website in a bid to make it easier for visitors to find information on services.

New bins are a big success, council say

Bucks Free Press: New bins are a big success, council say

5:30pm Friday 28th March 2014

THERE has been a huge increase in recycling across the South Bucks District since the new wheelie bin service has been brought in.

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.

Inquest: Paedophile ex-teacher stood in front of train days before sentencing

Bucks Free Press: Beaconsfield Coroner's Court

4:46pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

A FORMER teacher stood in front of an oncoming train to end his life two days before he was due to be sentenced for sexually abusing children, an inquest heard.

Students raise money with fancy dress fun run

Bucks Free Press: Students raise money with fancy dress fun run

2:40pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

A FANCY dress fun run at a school in Gerrards Cross was a great success in helping to raise money for Sport Relief.

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.

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.

Pupils get messy recreating artists work

Bucks Free Press: Pupils get messy recreating artists work

2:20pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

THERE was colour and paint everywhere at a Gerrards Cross school last week as pupils got fully involved in art week.

Pupils taken to the Wild West

Bucks Free Press: Pupils taken to the Wild West

3:38pm Monday 17th March 2014

WILD West scenes were recreated in a Gerrards Cross school this week.

Cat saved after eating plastic duck head

Bucks Free Press: Fluffy with owners and vet

1:00pm Saturday 15th March 2014

A CAT which has eaten the head of a plastic duck is recovering after vets had to surgically remove the toy.

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.

Work on new traffic light system in Gerrards Cross to start next week

Bucks Free Press: Work on new traffic light system in Gerrards Cross to start next week

2:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

WORK on a ‘traffic signal renewal’ in Gerrards Cross is expected to commence from next week.

Residents to consult landfill site about bad odours

Bucks Free Press: Wapsey’s Wood Landfill site

10:00am Thursday 13th March 2014

CONCERNED residents who have had suffered from bad smells from a nearby landfill site in Gerrards Cross can discuss the issue with landfill representatives.

Spell-binding school transformed into Hogwarts for world book day

Bucks Free Press: Pupils enjoy game of Quidditch with hockey sticks

11:13am Wednesday 12th March 2014

A GERRARDS Cross School was magically transformed into Hogwarts last week as pupils celebrated world book day.

Planning applications for March 10

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

11:09am Wednesday 12th March 2014

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

Pupils in Gerrards Cross enjoy authors visit

Bucks Free Press: Year 2 students (from left) Jake Abrahams, Zach Fattouki, William Hobbs, Nikhil Vedi, Tommy Nelson and Lachlan McCutcheon

10:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

AN author and storyteller visited a Gerrards Cross School last week to celebrate World Book Day.

Pupils and teachers dress-up as animal character

Bucks Free Press: Pupils and teachers dress-up as animal character

11:20am Monday 10th March 2014

PUPILS and teachers at a Gerrards Cross school dressed up as their favourite animal book characters last week to celebrate World Book Day.

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.

Bicycles stolen from Gerrards Cross property

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

11:56am Friday 21st February 2014

BICYCLES have been stolen from a property in Gerrards Cross.

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.

Popular village fun run set for return

Bucks Free Press: Popular village fun run set for return

12:49pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

RUNNERS are limbering up for the return of a much-loved village tradition after organisers announced a date for this year’s Gerrards Cross Fun Run.

Nominate your unsung community heroes for top council award

Bucks Free Press: SBDC chairman Santokh Chhokar

12:39pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

UNSUNG heroes across South Bucks are set to be rewarded for all their hard work as nominations open for a top community award.

Popular charity fun run set for return

Bucks Free Press: Popular charity fun run set for return

3:07pm Monday 3rd February 2014

RUNNERS are limbering up for the return of a much-loved village tradition after organisers announced a date for this year’s Gerrards Cross fun run.

Little Mix star urges south Bucks to 'Move' for Sport Relief

Bucks Free Press: A photo posted on Twitter by Leigh-Anne Pinnock in Liberia.

10:05am Friday 24th January 2014

LITTLE Mix star Leigh-Anne Pinnock is urging south Buckinghamshire residents to help change lives by getting involved in Sport Relief.

County council pledges to fight garden city plan after Gerrards Cross rumours

Bucks Free Press: Council Leader Martin tett

9:34am Tuesday 21st January 2014

A RUMOURED garden city scheme of 100,000 new dwellings near Gerrards Cross would cause irreparable damage to the area, said the leader of Buckinghamshire County Council this week.

Church pastor convicted of £250k fraud flees court sentencing

Bucks Free Press: Pizzas stolen in High Wycombe robbery

10:06am Friday 17th January 2014

A CHURCH pastor from Hazlemere who defrauded almost £250,000 from worshippers, family members and friends, was yesterday on the run after failing to turn up to court for sentencing.

New town for Bucks under 'secret' Tory plan?

Bucks Free Press: Witney MP David Cameron

10:33am Tuesday 14th January 2014

THE Conservatives have been accused of covering up a secret report which recommends potentially building a new town in Buckinghamshire.

Exasperation over changes to controversial junction

Bucks Free Press: Exasperation over changes to controversial junction

4:34pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

AN EXPASPERATED parish councillor has resorted to writing an open letter to a county council chief asking when progress will be made on a controversial traffic junction.

Shoppers' generosity aids 'hampers for needy' appeal

Bucks Free Press: Shoppers' generosity aids 'hampers for needy' appeal

12:25pm Tuesday 7th January 2014

A SEA of shopping and cash donations from supermarket customers allowed a fundraising effort to send over 100 hampers to the needy over the festive period.

Firefighters rescue dog that fell into river

Bucks Free Press: Firefighters with the rescued dog and his owner

9:41am Monday 6th January 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Beaconsfield and Gerrards Cross rushed to the rescue of a dog that found itself in peril after falling into a fast-flowing river over the weekend.

Council refuse teams gearing up for wintry weather

Bucks Free Press: Council refuse teams gearing up for wintry weather

5:20pm Sunday 5th January 2014

COUNCIL chiefs have outlined their plans for dealing with refuse collections in severe weather this winter.

Organised gang jailed for burglaries

Bucks Free Press: Francis McCarthy, John Maughan and Martin Maughan

12:00pm Thursday 2nd January 2014

AN organised crime gang has been jailed for a series of burglaries across High Wycombe, Maidenhead, Slough and London.

Man fined £2,300 after Gerrards Cross flytipping

Bucks Free Press: The waste in St Huberts Lane, Gerrards Cross

4:20pm Monday 30th December 2013

A HIGH Wycombe man has been ordered to pay £2,334 for failing to take reasonable measures to prevent fly tipping.

Pepper Nurses are a "Godsend"

Bucks Free Press: VIP grotto visit for ill Downley girl

FOR the families of seriously ill children every Christmas is special - which is why parents call the Pepper Foundation’s work a “Godsend”.

Solicitors firm spreads wings with new recruit who refused to abandon his dream

Bucks Free Press: Solicitors firm spreads wings with new recruit who refused to abandon his dream

6:00am Monday 23rd December 2013

A FIRM of solicitors in Chalfont St Peter is spreading its wings to become a multi-disciplinary legal practice – a change driven by a new recruit who was once told by a careers advisor he would never make it in the profession because of his background.

Revised waste collection dates for South Bucks

3:51pm Monday 16th December 2013

SOUTH Bucks District Council has released a list of revised waste collection days for the Christmas and New Year period.

Trial run for solar-powered Community lighting

Bucks Free Press: Mike Lawson of the parish council with SAS directors Henri Botha and Roy Noone

1:23pm Monday 16th December 2013

SUNSHINE may be in short supply at this time of year, but a sustainable energy company is hoping a trial of a new solar-powered street light may be the answer to the county’s energy needs.

Inquest: Mountain crash helicopter 'flying outside limits'

Bucks Free Press: Inquest: No missed opportunities before man's death

10:00am Saturday 30th November 2013

A HELICOPTER which crashed into a mountain in Peru, killing 14 people including a Gerrards Cross man, was flying outside of its operating limits, an inquest heard.

Inquest: 'M40 driver could have survived had he been wearing a seatbelt'

Bucks Free Press: Beaconsfield Coroner's Court

2:20pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

A MOTORIST who died after being thrown out of his van on crashing into motorway barrier could have survived if he was wearing a seatbelt, an inquest heard.

Rail crash in Gerrards Cross forms disaster drill

Bucks Free Press: Rail crash in Gerrards Cross forms disaster drill

1:25pm Monday 25th November 2013

A DEVASTATING crash between a train and a car unfolded in Gerrards Cross yesterday, with more than 100 emergency service personnel attending – but thankfully the terrible incident was merely a practice drill.

Council car parks could go multi-storey

Bucks Free Press: Council car parks could go multi-storey

10:10am Monday 25th November 2013

A SURVEY to address parking issues in South Bucks will involve a study looking at building multi-storey car parks across the district.



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