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

Balaclava-clad burglar breaks into Hazlemere store and absconds with cigarettes

Bucks Free Press:

4:43pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

CCTV images of a man wanted in connection with a burglary in Hazlemere have been released by police.

Watch: Cllr explains why he stormed out of reserve sites meeting

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LABOUR leader for Wycombe District Council, Cllr Ian Bates, stormed out of the reserve sites cabinet meeting last night stating the meeting was ‘undemocratic’.

Video: Decision to release reserve sites is 'entirely wrong'

Bucks Free Press:

4:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A BOURNE End councillor says a decision to release the five reserve sites is ‘entirely wrong’.

Video: Cllr 'disappointed' by Gomm Valley decision

Bucks Free Press:

2:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FOLLOWING last night’s cabinet meeting to decide the future for five areas of land across the district, Chepping Wycombe Parish Council leader Katrina Wood said she was disappointed at the decision.

Councillors 'thrilled' after park refurbishment

Bucks Free Press:

5:14pm Thursday 16th October 2014

PARISH councillors say they are thrilled after the second phase of refurbishment was completed at a park in Tylers Green.

Burglar sentenced for Hazlemere ram-raid

Bucks Free Press:

9:50am Monday 6th October 2014

A BURGLAR who drove into the front of a shop in Hazlemere in an attempt to steal cigarettes has been sentenced to 32 months in prison.

Hazlemere RBL members deliver standard to French museum

Bucks Free Press:

9:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MUSEUM in France has been entrusted with the care of an emblem from Hazlemere.

School hosts three course dinner

Bucks Free Press:

4:03pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A SCHOOL hall was transformed into a pop up restaurant in Hazlemere to raise funds for infant and junior schools.

Photos: Wycombe Sports Centre site coming together

Bucks Free Press:

2:05pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AERIAL photographs of the ongoing construction of the new Wycombe Sports Centre have been released by a council.

Sports association fails to agree new lease for Hazlemere Memorial Hall

Bucks Free Press: Residents deliver notice to everyone in local area to help 'save' pavilion

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

A SPORTS association has failed to agree a new lease to run the newly-named Hazlemere Memorial Hall, a council has announced.

Search continues for family's missing cats

Bucks Free Press:

3:58pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A FAMILY are desperately looking for two beloved pet cats who escaped from a cat pen in Hughenden Valley.

Partially sighted pensioner's model chair arch wins award

Bucks Free Press:

11:47am Monday 8th September 2014

A PAINSTAKING re-creation of High Wycombe’s original chair arch landed a partially sighted pensioner first prize in an art competition.

Fall in crimes over school holidays, say neighbourhood officers

Bucks Free Press:

3:20pm Friday 5th September 2014

NEIGHBOURHOOD police in areas around High Wycombe have reported a drop in crimes over the school summer holidays – usually a busy period for officers tackling low level offences.

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.

Mum to have hair shaved in memory of teenage son

Bucks Free Press:

1:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A MUM, who has helped raise more than £175,000 for charity after her teenage son died of a rare tumour seven years ago, will shave her hair off today, on the anniversary of his death.

Hundreds go to Hazlemere Caribbean carnival

Bucks Free Press:

2:55pm Monday 1st September 2014

A CARIBBEAN carnival attracted almost 500 people to a pub in Hazlemere at the weekend.

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.



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