Bucks Free Press: Wycombe
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Three injured after car overturns in High Wycombe

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

12:04pm Saturday 1st November 2014

THREE people had to be taken to hospital after a car overturned in High Wycombe last night.

Father leads tributes to son lost in Hughenden car collision

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Julian Randall from Woodley, Reading, passed away earlier this week following the collision.

Teenage pedestrian death: investigation launched into police response

Bucks Free Press:

6:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE death of a teenager has sparked an investigation into the way police responded to reports he was walking in a busy main road before he was killed.

Teenager killed in Hughenden collision is named locally

Bucks Free Press:

5:32pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A TEENAGE pedestrian who died following a car collision in Hughenden on Monday has been named locally.

Johnny Ball is a new addition at High Wycombe school during maths week

Bucks Free Press:

1:50pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Mr Ball has been championing maths for many years on television and across the nation’s schools and shared his love of maths with the children of Tylers Green Middle School, in Cock Lane, in fun, interactive and engaging sessions.

Flowers left at roadside following death of teenage pedestrian

Bucks Free Press:

6:31pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

TRIBUTES have been left at the roadside where a teenage pedestrian died following a collision with a car earlier this week.

Police's response to a teenager walking in a Hughenden road prior to fatal crash referred to complaints commission

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

11:47am Wednesday 29th October 2014

The 19-year-old from Reading was hit by a blue Vauxhall Mokka in Valley Road shortly before 6.40pm.

Writer aiming to keep eyes open during 24-hour charity readathon

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A BOOK blogger with a passion for reading is aiming to raise over £1000 - and keep his eyes open - during a 24-hour readathon for charity next month.

Town asked to vote to win a grant for a new scout kitchen

12:34pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

The 4th Beaconsfield Scout Group have a great opportunity to gain a £5000 grant towards a new (BUT VERY MUCH NEEDED) kitchen for the Scout hut. A small group of parents tirelessly give up their spare time each week to teach Beaconsfield's children, valuable life skills. If you love the Scouts, please vote for them now.

Teenager dies after being hit by a car in High Wycombe last night

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

9:13am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A TEENAGE pedestrian died last night after a collision with a car in Hughenden.

Golfers wear it pink for charity

Bucks Free Press:

4:50pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

GOLFERS brightened up a cloudy day in Loudwater last week, as members took to the course wearing pink clothes.

Marilyn Monroe cuts the ribbon at furniture showroom re-launch

Bucks Free Press:

3:31pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

The Hollywood lookalike, who otherwise goes by Suzie Kennedy, took centre stage at the Frank Hudson Furniture event.

Plans to open bridleway on former Bourne End railway line welcomed

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

PLANS for a new public bridleway on the former railway line linking Bourne End to High Wycombe have been welcomed by the deputy leader of Bucks County Council.

Award for High Wycombe academy

Bucks Free Press:

1:04pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

STUDENTS from a High Wycombe academy travelled to London to accept a prestigious award on behalf of their school.

South Bucks Lloyds bank branches under threat in mass closure

Bucks Free Press:

10:40am Tuesday 28th October 2014

BANKING customers in South Bucks could be forced to travel further to see a cashier after Lloyds announced a raft of branch closures.

Save Slate Meadow campaigner petitions Wycombe District Councillors

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

ANGRY residents have started a petition to issue a vote of no confidence against the leading councillors who decided to release five areas of land for development last week.

Veteran awarded a medal from the Russian Embassy for his role in the Arctic Convoys

Bucks Free Press:

5:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

Jack Plumridge, 89, who lives in Nightingale Court, took part in three arctic convoys between 1943 and 1945, working as a telegraphist in the radio room on an escort carrier.

Wycombe grammar school pupils crowned National Youth Choir of the Year at the Royal Festival Hall

Bucks Free Press:

4:49pm Friday 24th October 2014

The Royal Grammar School group will now progress to the grand final in Manchester on December 7 to vie for the title of overall Choir of the Year.

Update: No serious injuries after six-vehicle crash

Bucks Free Press:

8:54am Thursday 23rd October 2014

SIX cars have been involved in a collision on the A404 this morning, leading to heavy traffic across South Bucks.

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’.

Driver given suspended sentence after killing pedestrian

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

11:06am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A 21-YEAR-OLD man who was found guilty of death by careless driving after he hit a man crossing the road in Loudwater, has been given a suspended sentence.

Road closed after car collides with tree

Bucks Free Press: Police step-up fight against organised crime

5:25pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CAR is believed to have collided with a tree in Sheepridge Lane this afternoon and the road is currently closed at either end, police have said.

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.

Wycombe's premier business event is back

Bucks Free Press:

9:28am Tuesday 21st October 2014

WYCOMBE’s premier business event opens its doors today, to help firms across the area network, cultivate trade and boost their profiles.

Councillors touring train stations to talk budget

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3:49pm Monday 20th October 2014

COUNCILLORS will be out touring around train stations in Bucks this week in a bid to promote the county council's budget survey.

Wycombe firefighters helped tackle Didcot blaze

Bucks Free Press: Fire at first floor flat

12:54pm Monday 20th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from High Wycombe were called upon to help tackle a major blaze at a power station in Didcot last night.

Lorry driver hailed as brave after fatal crash on M40

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

12:30pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A LORRY driver, who died on the M40 motorway after he had a heart attack at the wheel, has been hailed as brave for pulling into the hard shoulder to ensure no further accidents.

Family Announcement: Baby Poppy Ann Bevan

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

A BABY girl has settled into her new family perfectly and particularly likes cuddles with her big sister, her parents say.

Reserve sites in numbers

Bucks Free Press:

3:20pm Friday 17th October 2014

WITH Wycombe District Council due to vote on the proposal to release five reserve sites for development, we look at the numbers behind the plans.

Wycombe Business Expo returns next week

Bucks Free Press: Bookings being taken for this year's Wycombe Business Expo

2:10pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE biggest business event in Wycombe's calendar returns next Tuesday to celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit of the area.

Wycombe hairdresser set to stand up for Cancer Research

Bucks Free Press:

1:40pm Friday 17th October 2014

A HAIRDRESSER in High Wycombe will Stand Up To Cancer this weekend, with a host of fundraising events and activities.

Park life to improve after refurbishment

Bucks Free Press:

10:41am Friday 17th October 2014

ADDITIONAL playground equipment which is being installed in a park in Loudwater this week, will greatly benefit the whole community, a council chairman has said.

'Grave concerns' surrounding proposals to release the Terriers Farm reserve site

Bucks Free Press:

11:40am Thursday 16th October 2014

The chairman of a residents association near to the Terriers Farm reserve site has expressed his "grave concerns" that it might be released for development next week.

Former RGS head boy and Oxford student returns to inspire prospective medics

Bucks Free Press:

4:17pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Naeem Iqbal, who is training to be a doctor, left the Royal Grammar School, in Amersham Road, in 2011.

Two men jailed after machete attack

Bucks Free Press:

9:46am Monday 13th October 2014

A MACHETE-WIELDING teenager and another man have been jailed after an attack in High Wycombe. 

South Bucks roads among worst for deer collisions

Bucks Free Press:

11:30am Monday 13th October 2014

ROADS in South Bucks are among the worst in the country for wild deer collisions, according to new details from a group raising awareness of the problem.

Police warn Wycombe residents after burglaries

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4:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

POLICE are warning people in High Wycombe to remain vigilant after a series of burglaries in the town.

Bucks residents asked to help shape musculoskeletal health services

Bucks Free Press:

2:21pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

PEOPLE who have received treatment for muscle or joint problems, or used any physiotherapy and orthopaedic services in Buckinghamshire are being aked to give their views.

TV star to guest at charity chat and Q&A event

Bucks Free Press: Masterchef host Gregg Wallace

9:50am Tuesday 7th October 2014

COOKING doesn’t get tougher than this for Masterchef presenter Gregg Wallace as he prepares for an evening of chat and culinary demonstrations for in High Wycombe for charity next month.

Former Royal Grammar School pupil believed to be one of the prisoners swapped between Turkey and ISIS

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

Shabazz Suleman, 18, who was a pupil at the Royal Grammar School, is understood to be one of 180 ISIS fighters exchanged for 49 Turkish hostages, according to national media reports.

Teenager believed to have joined ISIS described as an 'engaging and amiable' pupil while at RGS

Bucks Free Press:

10:40am Monday 6th October 2014

Roy Page’s comments come after the Royal Grammar School was approached by the authorities following concerns that the 18-year-old had joined ISIS.

University hosts talk on Oxford's forgotten black scholars

Bucks Free Press:

1:12pm Monday 6th October 2014

AN award winning cultural heritage professional and the author of a book on Oxford University's black scholars will be giving a free public lecture at Buckinghamshire New University tomorrow.

'Good progress' on Wycombe flyover as night closures start

Bucks Free Press:

11:00am Monday 6th October 2014

PROGRESS on works to improve High Wycombe’s Abbey Way Flyover are going well, according to the council, with night closures this week as the next phase gets underway.

Our bridge

Bucks Free Press: Our bridge

9:23am Friday 3rd October 2014

I know there has been a lot of talk about the load limit for our bridge and how it should best be managed. I'm continually amazed that something more can't be done to protect it from vehicles that obviously shouldn't be using it. I've attached two photos of a vehicle that I followed across the bridge today... and clearly it shouldn't have been there. There seems to be a total disregard of the limit by some drivers. Has the council entertained putting a camera on the bridge to capture photos of these oversize vehicles? With the amazing technology that we have today, surely there is some way that vehicles can be weighed on their way either onto or across the bridge and a photo taken of those that exceed the limit. I would hate to see this beautiful bridge destroyed or rendered unusable by the endless string of vehicles with drivers who only care about themselves and not about the bridge!

Police in heroin and crack cocaine swoop in High Wycombe

Bucks Free Press: Police step-up fight against organised crime

12:22pm Friday 3rd October 2014

DRUGS – believed by police to be heroin and crack cocaine - were seized from a property in High Wycombe this week.

Campaigners slam decision to limit vote on fate of major housing sites

Bucks Free Press:

11:02am Friday 3rd October 2014

CAMPAIGNERS trying to stop a green valley near High Wycombe from being built on have slammed the decision to limit the debate on its future to a handful of politicians.

Police officers due to visit Royal Grammar School after former pupil is suspected to have joined ISIS

Bucks Free Press:

12:30pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

The move comes after concerns were raised that former pupil, Shabazz Suleman, 18, might have travelled to a war-stricken state in the Middle East.

High Wycombe man charged with drug offences

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4:21pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A 27-year-old man from High Wycombe has been charged with drug offences including offering to supply cannabis.

Wycombe's Environment Centre relocates

Bucks Free Press:

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

MORE than 100 visitors turned up at the Chilterns Shopping Centre for the re-opening of the Wycombe Environment Centre.



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