Bucks Free Press: Wycombe • Your reporter is Simon Farr: 01494 755086, sfarr@london.newsquest.co.uk

The Rye retains its Green Flag award

Bucks Free Press: River Wye to be revived

2:27pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE Rye has retained its Green Flag for being a quality open space.

Hundreds of Wycombe Muslims celebrate Eid

Bucks Free Press:

10:37am Tuesday 29th July 2014

MUSLIMS celebrated Eid al-Fitr with prayers and family meals yesterday to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

Sgt Louise Gibson's family to 'fight for justice' after criticising police

Bucks Free Press: Sgt Louise Gibson

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE distraught family of Sergeant Louise Gibson said they will fight for justice until all of their questions surrounding her death are answered.

Charity launches Wycombe fundraising group

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A FUNDING group for the Marie Curie charity launches next weekend.

Wycombe church to close for refurbishment

Bucks Free Press:

12:07pm Monday 28th July 2014

A CHURCH in High Wycombe has shut its doors to worshippers to enable essential repair and upgrade work to be carried out.

Warning after bedroom fire sparked by cigarette

Bucks Free Press: Fire at first floor flat

11:14am Monday 28th July 2014

A BEDROOM fire in High Wycombe last night was sparked by a cigarette – prompting firefighters to issue a warning to smokers to take extra care.

Bookclub for tots and parents to be launched by Waterstones

Bucks Free Press: Easter at Eden Shopping Centre

5:28pm Monday 28th July 2014

A BOOKCLUB for toddlers and carers is being launched by Waterstones in Eden.

Man charged with High Wycombe stabbing

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

12:33pm Friday 25th July 2014

A 47-YEAR-OLD man has been charged following a stabbing in High Wycombe on Wednesday.

Steve Baker takes part in Iftar ahead of Eid celebrations

Bucks Free Press:

11:40am Friday 25th July 2014

STEVE Baker MP visited the Wycombe Islamic Centre to break fast with Muslims taking part in Ramadan.

London Road accident causing delays

Bucks Free Press:

2:01pm Friday 25th July 2014

MOTORISTS can expect delays following a three car collision near the M40 junction at Loudwater.

Inquest: Sgt Louise Gibson hanged herself as she feared she had 'lost everything'

Bucks Free Press: Sgt Louise Gibson

2:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SERGEANT Louise Gibson hanged herself as she feared she had “lost everything” after her policeman husband had an affair, an inquest was told today.

Hundreds gather to pay tribute to Kyrece, 13, who died in the River Thames

Bucks Free Press:

5:59pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE family and friends of Kyrece Francis paid tribute to the promising footballer during an emotional vigil outside his school today.

Marlow River Thames death: Boy named locally

Bucks Free Press:

12:36pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE teenage boy whose body was recovered from the River Thames in Marlow last night has been named locally as Kyrece Francis.

John Lewis runners raises £3k for cancer charity

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

JOHN Lewis partners raised more than £3000 by taking part in the Race for Life in High Wycombe.

Downley's Up Festival hailed a success by organisers

Bucks Free Press:

3:34pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE inaugural Downley Up Festival has been hailed a roaring success by its organisers who are already plotting for the next one.

BNU lecturers left baffled by mystery mural

Bucks Free Press:

1:41pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LECTURERS have been left puzzled by the discovery of a ten-foot mural which has been uncovered during renovation work at a university.

Headteacher would be 'surprised' if school transport plan goes ahead

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A HEADMASTER says he would be “very surprised” if a council ploughed ahead with plans to amalgamate bus transport for three Wycombe schools.

Pupils transported back to 1914 in 'moving' WWI commemoration

Bucks Free Press:

10:41am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PUPILS were transported back to 1914 as part of a multi-sensory commemoration of the beginning of the First World War.

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.

Homeless charity to hand out food and clothes at Wycombe session

Bucks Free Press: Homeless: organisers want stories from those who benefited from a stay at Dame Gertrude Young House

5:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A HOMELESS charity is appealing for donations of summer clothes ahead of a handout session in High Wycombe.

Charity celebrates £35k grant with 'debt dolphins'

Bucks Free Press:

4:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DEBT prevention courses are to be launched by a High Wycombe charity after it received a £35,000 grant.

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.

BNU's Vice Chancellor to retire in 2015

Bucks Free Press:

11:22am Monday 21st July 2014

THE Vice Chancellor of Buckinghamshire New University will retire in 2015.

Cressex Community School celebrates 'good' Ofsted ranking

Bucks Free Press:

9:56am Monday 21st July 2014

CRESSEX Community School has been celebrating after Ofsted ranked it as a ‘good’ school after its latest inspection – with an ‘outstanding’ sixth form.

Wycombe half marathon is a sunny success

Bucks Free Press:

6:10pm Sunday 20th July 2014

AN Olympic runner was the star of the show as more than 1000 runners donned their shorts for the annual Wycombe Half Marathon.

Five key issues in the districts Local Plan

Bucks Free Press: New hotel for Wycombe among planning applications for June 26

8:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

THE Wycombe District Council Local Plan has been one of the biggest talking points across the area since it was released in January this year.

Video: Hundreds of protesters march through town centre

Bucks Free Press:

5:50pm Saturday 19th July 2014

HUNDREDS of protesters marched through High Wycombe town centre today as they voiced their dismay over the ongoing violence in Gaza.

Wycombe prepares for tomorrow's Half Marathon

Bucks Free Press: Runners at the start of the 2013 Wycombe Half Marathon

12:40pm Saturday 19th July 2014

HUNDREDS of people are expected to lace up their running shoes to take part in the annual Wycombe Half Marathon tomorrow.

Protesters unlikely to cause town centre disruption, police say

Bucks Free Press: Vote for your favourite local bobby

10:20am Saturday 19th July 2014

A GROUP of protesters, who are due to line the streets this afternoon, are unlikely to cause any disruption to residents or shoppers, police have said.

Supermarket chain will not be moving to Wycombe

Bucks Free Press:

4:20pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A MAJOR supermarket chain has dispelled rumours they are going to open a store in High Wycombe.

Highways Agency: 'New system has improved Handy Cross traffic flow'

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

11:44am Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE Highways Authority says congestion at Handy Cross has reduced since a new traffic signal system was implemented.

School to celebrate 50th birthday on Friday

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

CURRENT and former pupils are invited to celebrate the fiftieth birthday of Beechview School at a party which will be held on Friday.

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.

Cabinet confirms Wycombe Museum to remain in Priory Avenue

Bucks Free Press: Wycombe Museum

12:40pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

WYCOMBE Museum will remain at its historic site in Priory Avenue.

Family sports bar "exactly what High Wycombe needs"

Bucks Free Press:

10:26am Tuesday 15th July 2014

AN indoor golf centre and sports bar will be a venue for all the family and is “exactly what High Wycombe needs”, the developer believes.

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.

Video: Carnival atmosphere at Wycombe Community Festival

Bucks Free Press:

10:09am Monday 14th July 2014

THERE was a carnival atmosphere on the sun-kissed Rye as visitors were transported to the Caribbean for the Wycombe Community Festival.

Sports bar would 'disturb residents and encourage men to abandon families'

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Monday 14th July 2014

PLANS for an indoor golf club and sports bar would disturb neighbours and ‘encourage men to abandon their families’.

Facebook appeal raises cash for charity after shop theft

Bucks Free Press:

11:50am Saturday 12th July 2014

KIND hearted residents have donated upwards of £245 to the South Bucks Hospice after hearing about a break in at its Hazlemere shop.

Wycombe Museum to 'remain in Priory Avenue'

Bucks Free Press: Eid celebration at Wycombe Museum this Sunday

5:10pm Saturday 12th July 2014

WYCOMBE Museum is expected to remain based in Priory Avenue amid uncertainty over the long-term future of a council’s headquarters.

Disappointment at council's decision to lease out public parking bays

Bucks Free Press:

3:30pm Friday 11th July 2014

PARKING bays available to parents and residents have been reduced next to a Loudwater park after a council has leased out spaces to businesses.

Music, art and sport at ninth Wycombe Community Festival

Bucks Free Press:

12:30pm Friday 11th July 2014

MUSIC, art and sport will be used to celebrate High Wycombe’s cultural diversity at the annual Community Festival on Saturday.

Video: Police to investigate officer's behaviour during Wycombe arrest

Bucks Free Press:

3:21pm Thursday 10th July 2014

POLICE have launched an investigation into the behaviour of an officer after a man claims he was assaulted during an arrest captured on video.

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.

Highcrest awarded flagship status for inclusion

Bucks Free Press:

5:22pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A HIGH Wycombe academy has been upgraded to a national Flagship School for inclusion.

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.

Video: Wycombe building site closed after second 'unexploded shell' is found

Bucks Free Press:

5:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A BUILDING site has been closed after a second “unexploded shell” was found by workers this morning.

Wycombe man charged with GBH

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

1:17pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A MAN from High Wycombe has been charged with GBH after a 21-year-old was assaulted.



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