Hazlemere & Holmer Green


• Your Hazlemere reporter is Simon Farr: 01494 755086,
sfarr@london.newsquest.co.uk
• Your Holmer Green reporter is Rebecca Cain: 01494 755096, rcain@london.newsquest.co.uk

Village walk celebrates tenth anniversary

Bucks Free Press:

12:50pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

MORE than 100 people met to celebrate the tenth anniversary of a social walk in Holmer Green.

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.

JLS star hands out awards at school gaming contest

Bucks Free Press:

5:18pm Monday 21st July 2014

JLS star JB Gill presented the awards to youngsters at the annual Active Gamerz championships.

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.

Backlash against headteacher's comments

Bucks Free Press:

3:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

THERE has been a backlash against comments made by a headteacher who said his "best staff" are staying at Holmer Green Senior School, following a number of teacher resignations.

Scout leader overwhelmed by support after hut fire

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A SCOUT leader says his Hazlemere-based group have been overwhelmed by the support of people in the community after their building was destroyed in a fire at the weekend.

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.

Pictures: Scout hut damaged after fire

Bucks Free Press:

5:20pm Monday 14th July 2014

A FIRE in a scout hut in Hazlemere last night is being treated as suspicious by police.

Wycombe High hosts 'taking maths further' workshop

Bucks Free Press:

3:40pm Monday 14th July 2014

A NEWLY designated ‘maths hub’ showed pupils how maths can be used to catch criminals and manage cabin pressure during a workshop.

Police investigate after scout hut fire

Bucks Free Press: Fire at first floor flat

10:07am Monday 14th July 2014

A FIRE in a scout hut in Hazlemere last night is being treated as suspicious by police.

Headteacher dispels school rumours and said the future is positive

Bucks Free Press:

8:30am Sunday 13th July 2014

THE headteacher of Holmer Green Senior School has set the record straight regarding rumours about the future of the school, which he said is moving forward.

Newly refurbished charity shop ransacked during burglary

Bucks Free Press: Hospice shop reopens after refurb

3:07pm Friday 11th July 2014

HEARTLESS burglars ransacked a charity shop, which was due to hold a grand opening tomorrow following a refurbishment.

Wycombe bodybuilder died after taking weight-loss drug, court told

Bucks Free Press: Sean Cleathero

2:40pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A GYM-GOER from High Wycombe died after drinking a lethal chemical he thought would help him lose weight, a court heard.

Red Kite has 'no choice' but to make changes to support services

Bucks Free Press:

11:10am Thursday 10th July 2014

TENANTS of sheltered housing schemes will continue to receive support despite proposed county-wide changes to key services, Red Kite has said.

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.

Heads slam council's "farcical and dangerous" school bus plan

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Sunday 6th July 2014

A COUNCIL has frozen its plans to overhaul the school transport set-up this week as fury grows among parents, headteachers and politicians.

Hazlemere beauty students' achievements will 'inspire others'

Bucks Free Press:

1:30pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

THE achievements of a pair of beauty students from a Hazlemere school will inspire fellow pupils to attain similar goals.

Hospice shop reopens after refurb

Bucks Free Press: Hospice shop reopens after refurb

10:30am Thursday 26th June 2014

A REFURBISHED charity shop has reopened in Hazlemere this 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.

Thieves attempt to steal safe during raid on Hazlemere home

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

8:00am Monday 16th June 2014

THIEVES ransacked a Hazlemere home as they attempted to steal a safe.

D-Day veteran honoured at Normandy memorial

Bucks Free Press: D-Day veteran Peter Graham with his medals

8:00am Saturday 14th June 2014

A 90-year-old war veteran from Hazlemere was awarded the Legion of Honour medal at the recent D-Day memorial in France.

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.

Detailed study of three potential cemetery sites commissioned

Bucks Free Press: Committee to debate potential sites for new Wycombe cemetery

1:22pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

A DETAILED study will be carried out on the suitability of three potential sites identified for a new cemetery.

Holmer Green resident celebrates 100th birthday

Bucks Free Press: Dorothy Sheppard

5:30pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

A HOLMER Green resident celebrated her 100th birthday yesterday.

Holmer Green school comes second in European competition

Bucks Free Press: Maddie Hanson, Maxine Arpino James, Amy Kershaw, Charlotte Arpino James and Tara Pinhorn

12:30pm Sunday 8th June 2014

STUDENTS from Holmer Green took the second spot in Europe for an innovative business idea.

Editor sought for Wycombe Talking Newspaper

Bucks Free Press: Talking newspaper grant boosts digital push

5:16pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

THE Wycombe Talking Newspaper is seeking an editor to help deliver news to the visually impaired.

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.

Council cuts grant for Dial-a-Ride service

Bucks Free Press: Dial-a-Ride Launched

8:30am Friday 30th May 2014

FUNDING the Wycombe Dial-a-Ride receives from Wycombe District Council has been slashed – to the annoyance of users of the service.

Steve Baker MP: 'UKIP earthquake? More a landslide for disengagement'

Bucks Free Press: MP Steve Baker told Parliament this week of the case

11:18am Thursday 29th May 2014

MP Steve Baker has rubbished the ‘UKIP political earthquake’ and called the European Parliament election results a ‘landslide for disengagement’.

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.

Parish council to vote again on vice chairman

Bucks Free Press: Hazlemere Parish Council's Cedar Barn base

11:32am Wednesday 28th May 2014

A COUNCIL has announced it will vote again on its vice chairman for the forthcoming year after it “did not follow the correct procedures”.

Council rolls out camera-operated car-park system

Bucks Free Press: One of the ANPR cameras

11:25am Tuesday 27th May 2014

THE rollout of automatic number plate recognition technology across the majority of car-parks in the Wycombe district has begun.

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.

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.

TV star concerned over "dangerous and frightening" situation at daughters' school

Bucks Free Press: TV star concerned over "dangerous and frightening" situation at daughters school

1:50pm Thursday 15th May 2014

TV star Fern Britton spoke of her concern over the "dangerous and frightening" situation at a school as a host of worried parents voiced their concerns.

Video: Wycombe MP's 'awful journey' to Wexham Park Hospital

Bucks Free Press: Steve Baker MP after finally finding the drop off point at Wexham Park Hospital

2:20pm Thursday 15th May 2014

AN MP has bemoaned the parking set-up and long journey families face in an emergency race to troubled Wexham Park Hospital.

MP: 'Wycombe Hospital could become centre of local health economy'

Bucks Free Press: MP: 'Wycombe Hospital could become centre of local health economy'

8:00am Wednesday 14th May 2014

WYCOMBE Hospital could become the “centre of the local health economy” under early proposals to shake-up the town’s health services.

New WDC chair as Lib Dems appoint new leader

Bucks Free Press: Lesley Clarke, leader of Wycombe District Council

12:24pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

A FORMER Wycombe District Council chief has been made its new chairman – as the Wycombe Liberal Democrats appoint a fresh leader.

Man sustains broken jaw in Beaconsfield pub assault

Bucks Free Press: Man sustains broken jaw in Beaconsfield pub assault

3:58pm Monday 12th May 2014

A PUB drinker sustained a broken jaw after being punched in the face in Beaconsfield.

School seeks new staff despite unrest among students

Bucks Free Press: Ofsted finds Holmer Green school requires improvement

7:30am Monday 12th May 2014

A SCHOOL which has been criticised by pupils for restructuring its leadership after a bad Ofsted report is advertising for a number of high profile jobs.

Hazlemere croquet lawns opened by Wycombe MP

Bucks Free Press: Hazlemere croquet lawns opened by Wycombe MP

1:30pm Friday 9th May 2014

NEW lawns were opened in Hazlemere by Wycombe MP Steve Baker last week – to the delight of a croquet club which had been homeless.

Cash boost for elderly fitness classes

Bucks Free Press: Cash boost for elderly fitness classes

2:29pm Thursday 8th May 2014

A PROJECT to help older people stay both physically and mentally active has received a cash boost from the Paradigm Foundation charity.

Ex-teacher jailed for sex offences against girl after online grooming

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

3:09pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

A JUDGE told a former teacher he is “finished” in the profession as he was jailed for sexual offences against a 15-year-old schoolgirl after grooming her online.

Labour announces Wycombe candidate for General Election

Bucks Free Press: Photo of David Williams QC to come

10:57am Wednesday 7th May 2014

LABOUR has selected its candidate to battle for the Wycombe seat in the General Election – which will be held one year from today.

New owners for Hazlemere pub

Bucks Free Press: Lise Johansen and Owen Reid

8:40am Thursday 1st May 2014

A COUPLE have taken over a pub in Hazlemere and hope to make it even more child friendly.

Council chief defends Local Plan consultation process

Bucks Free Press: Cllr Neil Marshall

2:33pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

EVERY resident should have been aware of a public consultation asking where thousands of homes and businesses should be built in the district.



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