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

Residents invited to feast at third Wycombe Harvest

Bucks Free Press:

12:34pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

RESIDENTS are being invited to a feast in High Wycombe this weekend.

Second consultation event for Verco housing plan

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8:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A SECOND public consultation event will be held over plans to build about 100 homes opposite a Wycombe furniture firm.

Search is on for Eden's Next Top Model

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TALENT scouts were out in Eden as the search for south Buckinghamshire’s next top model began at the weekend.

Witnesses sought after woman reports she was forced into transit van

Bucks Free Press:

2:27pm Monday 1st September 2014

POLICE are investigating a report where a woman was forced into the back of a van in High Wycombe and driven to Stokenchurch where she was dropped off unharmed.

Wycombe accountants scale three peaks

Bucks Free Press:

1:56pm Monday 1st September 2014

A TEAM of accountants totted up the pennies as they scaled three of Britain’s biggest mountains for charity.

County's pavements set for £2.5m overhaul

Bucks Free Press: Anger over access to homes during roadworks

11:52am Monday 1st September 2014

PEDESTRIANS in Beaconsfield and Gerrards Cross will be among the first to see pavement improvements after the council announced a £2.5m county-wide resurfacing project over the next six months.

Kitchen design course launches at Bucks uni

Bucks Free Press:

6:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

A NEW course supported by industry experts is starting at Buckinghamshire New University.

Family Announcement: Baby Sofia Torti

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THE first baby of a new family often brings surprises, but for the Torti family their baby girl was expected to be a baby boy.

Mixed reaction to Terriers Farm development

Bucks Free Press:

5:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A POTENTIAL development of 400 homes on a farm in High Wycombe has received mixed reactions from residents who fought the last threat to the land seven year ago.

Video: Community leaders rally after Isis fighter from Wycombe speaks of hatred for UK

Bucks Free Press:

9:10am Friday 29th August 2014

AN ISIS fighter who laughed about beheading enemies and spoke of his hatred for the UK in an interview with the BBC is from Wycombe, the BFP can reveal.

Butcher to retire after 26 years of trading in Micklefield

Bucks Free Press:

1:32pm Friday 29th August 2014

TOMORROW will be the last day of trading for a butcher who has run his shop in Micklefield since 1988.

Teenager who battled cancer wins flights for her mum

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A TEENAGER who has battled cancer within the last year and yet managed to gain top A Level results has won flights to New York for her mum.

MP misses out on Ice Bucket Challenge

Bucks Free Press: Steve Baker MP

4:40pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE MP for Wycombe missed out on the Ice Bucket Challenge last week after a Bucks Free Press reporter sent a nomination his way.

Fun day raises £1k for Mayor's Appeal

Bucks Free Press:

2:22pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A FUN day hosted by the Deputy Mayor of High Wycombe raised about £1000 for charity.

'Help us run new £600k community centre' says trustee

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A LONG-AWAITED community centre for the people of Wycombe Marsh is almost complete, with a call going out to residents to submit ideas and help run the new building.

Comedian: Stalking Danny Dyer resulted in new stand up tour

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

AFTER confessing his love for Danny Dyer and British crime culture during a train journey, a comedian who used to live in High Wycombe will not be pulling any punches with his new action packed stand up tour.

Academy celebrates after fourth quality accreditation mark

Bucks Free Press: Highcrest Academy to increase student intake from next year

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

AN Academy in High Wycombe is celebrating an educational success after earning a prestigious quality mark for progression in English and Maths.

High Wycombe named of UK's most generous towns

Bucks Free Press:

11:20am Monday 25th August 2014

A LEADING charity figure has praised residents for digging deep after High Wycombe was named one of the most generous towns in the country. 

Campaigners lead guided walk through threatened beauty spot

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Monday 25th August 2014

CAMPAIGNERS against the development of a rural valley gathered for a guided walk this weekend to show residents and decision makers what they are at risk of losing.

Junction 'would add to bedlam' angry residents say

Bucks Free Press:

8:20am Sunday 24th August 2014

ANGER over a proposed new motorway junction in a small Bucks village grew this week, as hundreds of residents grilled councillors and planning officers about plans which they fear could create more ‘bedlam’ on the roads.

Residents invited to hospice charity garden party

Bucks Free Press: Garden party at the South Bucks Hospice last year

5:20pm Sunday 24th August 2014

A HOSPICE is inviting people to come and visit for an open gardens event next weekend in a bid to boost funds for the construction of its new, state of the art building.

Elderly woman injured in crash near shopping centre

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

4:59pm Sunday 24th August 2014

AN ELDERLY woman suffered a suspected broken arm in a two-car collision near a retail complex in High Wycombe this afternoon.

New cancer charity fundraising group launches

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

A NEW fundraising group for a leading cancer charity have kickstarted their campaign in fine style this month, with a launch event in Wycombe's Eden centre.

Six Wycombe visitors enjoy the highlights of the town

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

A YOUTH exchange day gave six people, all from different countries, a chance to sample Wycombe life.

Man charged with serious child cruelty offences

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

9:46am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A MAN has been charged with a series of child cruelty offences against a young boy.

Video: Wanderers man takes up the Ice Bucket Challenge

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

AFTER being nominated by Bucks Free Press reporter Andy Carswell, a well known Wycombe man took on the Ice Bucket Challenge yesterday.

Blues manager soaked in Ice Bucket Challenge

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

BLUES manager Gareth Ainsworth faced the freeze himself this week after having a wheelie bin full of ice cold water tipped over him by some of his players.

Man airlifted to hospital after motorway crash

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

1:57pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A MALE driver suffered a head injury this morning and had to be airlifted to hospital following a collision on the M40.

Video: BFP reporter soaked in Ice Bucket Challenge

Bucks Free Press:

12:30pm Friday 22nd August 2014

BUCKS Free Press reporter Andy Carswell faced the Ice Bucket Challenge after being nominated by Wycombe Wanderers manager Gareth Ainsworth.

Bus and taxi drivers compete for charity

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

BUS drivers and taxi drivers in High Wycombe competed against each other in a one-off cricket match this month to raise money for the mayor’s charity.

Family fun day for Wycombe charity

Bucks Free Press:

4:50pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A SCHOOL in Sands will host a family fun day to help raise money for a High Wycombe charity this weekend.

Driver airlifted to hospital following M40 collision

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

9:21am Friday 22nd August 2014

A DRIVER had to be airlifted to hospital following a collision with a tipper truck on the M40 between Loudwater and High Wycombe this morning.

Royal Grammar School students jump for joy

Bucks Free Press:

6:20pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TEENAGERS were jumping for joy in High Wycombe today as they tore open their envelopes to reveal another successful year of GCSEs.

Results 'fly in the face of expectations' at Wycombe High School

Bucks Free Press:

6:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Wycombe High School celebrated another good year with their headteacher claiming the results fly in the face of expectations.

John Hampden Grammar School continues upward trend

Bucks Free Press:

5:38pm Thursday 21st August 2014

JOHN Hampden Grammar School students were celebrating record GCSE results today – the best, it said, in the school’s history, with almost 30 per cent of all grades being A*.

Best ever GCSE scores for Highcrest despite tough year

Bucks Free Press:

3:59pm Thursday 21st August 2014

STUDENTS and staff at Highcrest Academy are celebrating after it was announced the school achieved its best GCSE results since it was opened, despite a tough year.

Meeting over reserve housing sites 'just a PR exercise' say campaigners

Bucks Free Press:

12:55pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

PLANNERS and councilors are 'hearing but not listening' to residents and may have already made up their mind to release areas for housing, according to campaigners trying to save one of the reserve sites from development.

Man charged with resisting a police constable in the line of duty

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

9:14am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A 43-YEAR-OLD man has been charged after allegedly threatening a police constable.

Scheme to ease Wycombe gridlock launches this autumn

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

AN INITIATIVE to ease High Wycombe’s crippling congestion problem and help the environment by leaving the car at home will be launched this autumn.

Outstanding results for Wycombe Abbey

Bucks Free Press:

4:13pm Friday 15th August 2014

GIRLS at Wycombe Abbey school have yet again had outstanding success in this year’s A Level examinations.

Family Announcement: Baby Edith May Potter

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

EDITH May Potter was a shock delivery when she arrived five weeks early, but she is doing really well now, her family have said.

Leader insists council resisted government housing demands

Bucks Free Press: Cllr Richard Scott

12:10pm Friday 15th August 2014

COUNCIL leaders have defended themselves after residents asked what they had done to resist government demands over housing numbers.

The Half Moon in High Wycombe

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Friday 15th August 2014

THIS week's I Love My Local heads to High Wycombe.

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.

Video: Family of Habib Ullah still need answers

Bucks Free Press:

12:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE family of a man who died following a police stop and search in High Wycombe six years ago are still searching for answers, after it was announced criminal charges would not be made against officers.

More volunteers needed for skills community hub in Micklefield

Bucks Free Press:

4:36pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A COMMUNITY hub in Micklefield is now in full swing and is looking for more volunteers.

'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.

RNLI Bourne End & Beaconsfield - 2013 record year

Bucks Free Press: RNLI Bourne End & Beaconsfield - 2013 record year

10:16am Monday 11th August 2014

Attached is a copy of a letter of appreciation from the chairman of the RNLI, Charles Hunter-Pease thanking the Bourne End & District Branch for its fund raising achievements in 2013, the branch raised over £20,000.

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