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

Dispute over Hazlemere pavilion rumbles on

Bucks Free Press:

2:40pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A DISPUTE between Hazlemere Parish Council and a volunteer group has erupted after the council chairman suggested the group had been creaming off the profits of the village pavilion.

Residents challenge council over playground refurbishment

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

ANGRY residents say they intend to fight a parish council if rumoured plans to move a children’s playground and build a new skate park are approved.

Arrest made after Hazlemere ram-raid

Bucks Free Press:

11:16am Friday 29th August 2014

A CAR was ploughed in to a Hazlemere shop during the early hours of this morning.

Residents still attend Hazlemere fete despite the downpour

Bucks Free Press:

5:20pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A VERY wet Bank Holiday Monday did not put people off attending the Hazlemere Fete.

Teenager charged as police tackle graffiti problem

Bucks Free Press: PPolice controlled my either the Conservatives or the Labour Party

2:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy has been charged with alleged criminal damage, as police continue to tackle a graffiti problem in Hazlemere.

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.

'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.

Estate agents to open at former Blockbuster shop

Bucks Free Press:

8:10am Friday 8th August 2014

PLANNING permission has been given to turn a former Blockbuster shop into an estate agents.

Billy returns as Elvis for the 25th year

Bucks Free Press: Billy Gallacher

4:30pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

ON August 15 Billy Gallacher will don his Elvis outfit for the 25th year in a row to raise money for Scannappeal.

Falconry, flypast and fairground rides at summer fete

Bucks Free Press:

5:00pm Monday 4th August 2014

FALCONRY displays, a dog show and a flypast will be the main attractions at this year’s Hazlemere Fete.

Family announcement: Baby Layla Gwen Donovan

Bucks Free Press:

5:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

A COUPLE from Hazlemere have said their first child (pictured) is an angel.

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.

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.



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