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Newsagents to call it a day after 12 years

Bucks Free Press: Newsagents to call it a day after 12 years

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A NEWSAGENTS which has served Marlovians for over a decade will pack up its papers later this year as the owner admits competition from larger stores and the internet are making business tough.

Updated: Hot air balloon lands in town centre

Bucks Free Press: The balloon over Harleyford (pic.Andrew Scott)

9:38am Thursday 17th April 2014

A HOT air balloon which landed in Marlow town centre this morning touched down safely with no one injured, according to police.

Marlow champion fires marathon starting pistol

Bucks Free Press: Marlow champion fires marathon starting pistol

4:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MARLOW rowing legend Katherine Grainger fired the official starting gun for the London Marathon alongside her Olympic partner Anna Watkins on Sunday – before both jumped back into the crowd and joined the throng of runners to run the 26.2 mile race.

Woman in eighties targeted by distraction burglars

Bucks Free Press: Vote for your favourite local bobby

2:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN ELDERLY woman in her eighties fell victim to a distraction burglar this week after a man entered her house and stole money and jewellery.

Major town employer celebrates amother year of big growth

Bucks Free Press: Major town employer celebrates amother year of big growth

11:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

ONE of Marlow's biggest employers is celebrating yet another strong year after new figures showed revenues had jumped by 30 per cent.

New management for council's leisure centres

Bucks Free Press: Nexus manages Wycombe Sports Centre at Handy Cross

8:10am Thursday 17th April 2014

WYCOMBE District Council’s three leisure centres will come under new management this summer.

Schools take part in cheerleading contest

Bucks Free Press: Schools take part in cheerleading contest

5:33pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CHEERS and stunts were on show at schools’ cheerleading contest.

Dishwasher fire prompts firefighter warning

Bucks Free Press: Fire at first floor flat

9:28am Wednesday 16th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are urging people to use dishwashers during waking hours while they are in the house, after one caught fire in Marlow.

Campaigner: Communities must "wake up" to lost pubs

Bucks Free Press: Campaigner: Communities must "wake up" to lost pubs

9:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A LEADING pub campaigner claims people need to "wake up" to the community damage caused by the loss of pubs as plans to turn a former Marlow pub into a house receive a mixed reaction.

Running club's call to marathon-inspired novices

Bucks Free Press: Five of the Striders' marathon successes, L to R: Paul Bushby, Ann Bowles, Les Lepper, Barbro Julin, Blanche Morrissey

4:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A MARLOW running club is encouraging people inspired by the London Marathon to come along to a series of introductory courses launching this week.

French restaurant to open next month

Bucks Free Press: Marlow Thai restaurant shuts its doors for good

4:10pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A FRENCH restaurant chain will open its doors in Marlow next month.

Town residents admit wasteful tendencies

Bucks Free Press: Town residents admit wasteful tendencies

3:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

NEARLY a quarter of Marlow residents admit to pouring waste cooking oil down the sink - with over half unaware they will have to foot the bill if their drains become blocked.

Shop owners sew happy after TV feature

Bucks Free Press: Shop owners sew happy after TV feature

1:29pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A FAMILY business which opened its first shop in Marlow over a quarter of a century ago is celebrating a national accolade as well as seeing its wares used on a top TV show.

New course coaches mums and dads on surviving parenting

Bucks Free Press: New course coaches mums and dads on surviving parenting

12:54pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

HELP is at hand for Marlow mum and dads from next month with the launch of a new course on surviving parenting.

'Marlow' the puppy comes home to visit fundraisers

Bucks Free Press: 'Marlow' the puppy returns to visit fundraisers

10:10am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A PUPPY called Marlow returned to the town bearing his name name last week as he visited members of the club which raised money for his guide dog training.

Paralympic star to give business talk

Bucks Free Press: Naomi Riches

10:48am Tuesday 15th April 2014

GOLD medallist rower Naomi Riches will address a gathering of Marlow businesspeople later this month at their regular get together.

Top speakers to feature at free business breakfast event

Bucks Free Press: Top speakers to feature at free business breakfast event

2:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

MARLOW MP and Attorney General Dominic Grieve will be among the speakers at a free business breakfast event in June.

Town's favourite summer occasion set to be 'best yet'

Bucks Free Press: Town's favourite summer occasion set to be 'best yet'

1:01pm Monday 14th April 2014

WITH the most eagerly anticipated date in the Marlow sporting and social calendar now only two months away, Marlow Town Regatta organisers say this year’s festival is set to be the best ever.

Tickets now on sale for return of popular family music festival

Bucks Free Press: Hundreds rock out at 'Marlow Rock Bottom'

4:13pm Monday 14th April 2014

TICKETS are now on sale for a music festival which returns for a second year after its sell-out success last summer.

Business leaders back town expansion to provide jobs

Bucks Free Press: Business leaders back town expansion to provide jobs

8:00am Monday 14th April 2014

BUSINESS leaders in Marlow have backed the idea of a new business park in Little Marlow - but insist more needs to be done to revitalise existing premises to keep Marlow competitive.

Award-winning club throwing Easter family party

Bucks Free Press: Award-winning club throwing Easter family party

5:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

AN AWARD-WINNING club is throwing open its doors on Sunday and inviting Marlovians to help them celebrate Easter.

Ponies in Marlow put a smile on children’s faces

Bucks Free Press: Ponies in Marlow put a smile on children’s faces

12:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

FAMILIES in Marlow were given a treat yesterday as two miniature ponies were in the High Street to raise money for disable children.

Controversial cafe owner: 'People will vote with their feet'

Bucks Free Press: Controversial cafe owner: 'People will vote with their feet'

8:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL park cafe has opened its doors for the first time, with the owner insisting it has been well received despite objections to the arrival of the national chain.

Hundreds of people attend exhibition for major town centre development

Bucks Free Press: Hundreds of people attend exhibition for major town centre development

4:42pm Saturday 12th April 2014

HUNDREDS of people attended a public exhibition this weekend to discuss proposed plans for a huge housing development to be built in Marlow town centre.

Museum welcomes 10,000th visitor

Bucks Free Press: Museum welcomes 10,000th visitor

2:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

MARLOW Museum welcomed its 10,000th visitor last weekend since it opened its doors nearly four years ago.

Society: Council's "abject failure" to protect town's heritage

Bucks Free Press: Society: Council's "abject failure" to protect town's heritage

8:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

THE CHAIRMAN of a society campaigning for funding to repair a historic Marlow landmark has slammed the "abject failure" of the council responsible for maintaining it.

Plans emerge for major new town centre housing development

Bucks Free Press: Plans emerge for major new town centre housing development

10:00am Friday 11th April 2014

PLANS have emerged for a huge housing development in Marlow town centre, with designs going on show to the public this weekend.

Police: 'Crime in Wycombe at its lowest level for 15 years'

Bucks Free Press: Crime in Wycombe at its lowest level for 15 years

11:11am Thursday 10th April 2014

CRIME in Wycombe is at its lowest level since the current system of recording statistics began in 1999.

Council "delivering" on town vision says project's mastermind

Bucks Free Press: Council "delivering on town vision says project's mastermind

7:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

A BMX track for youngsters is one of the aspirations under the town council’s ongoing ‘Vision’ for Marlow, as the mastermind behind the ten-year project says it is delivering real results for residents.

Pupil lops long locks for charity

Bucks Free Press: Pupil lops long locks for charity

12:20pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A 16-YEAR-OLD from Great Marlow School has raised over £1500 by shearing her locks in front of her fellow pupils in the name of charity.

Neighbours club together to form world-first 'Electric Avenue'

Bucks Free Press: Neighbours club together to form world-first 'Electric Avenue'

10:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

RESIDENTS in a Marlow cul-de-sac have ditched their petrol cars to go electric after signing up for a pioneering energy project which sees the street become the world’s first ‘Electric Avenue’.

Veteran newsagents recognised for fundraising efforts

Bucks Free Press: Veteran newsagents recognised for fundraising efforts

3:20pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A SHOPKEEPING couple who have been a fixture in Marlow for over 30 years have been honoured for their efforts in raising money for a flood-hit activity centre.

Key hospital issues to be debated next week

Bucks Free Press: MP accuses NHS of 'botching' launch of new hospital unit

11:18am Tuesday 8th April 2014

KEY health issues will be scrutinised by County Hall as hospital care in Buckinghamshire is said to be “ahead of the game”.

New £30k children's play area opens

Bucks Free Press: New £30k children's play area opens

3:40pm Monday 7th April 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN in Marlow now have a new place to play after a housing association spent £30,000 improving and updating a dilapidated park.

Freemasons travel back three centuries for anniversary

Bucks Free Press: Freemasons travel back three centuries for anniversary

8:00am Monday 7th April 2014

FREEMASONS from across South Bucks stepped back 300 years to celebrate their historic beginnings by holding a recreation of an 18th century masonic meeting.

Running club members limber up for marathon

Bucks Free Press: Running club members limber up for marathon

2:51pm Monday 7th April 2014

RUNNERS from a Marlow club will embark on the biggest challenge in athletics this weekend when they take on the London Marathon.

Hotel staff in 10k success for charity

Bucks Free Press: Hotel staff in 10k success for charity

12:50pm Monday 7th April 2014

A TEAM of hotel workers ditched their uniforms for running gear as they braved heavy rain to raise £1500 for charity.

£5k grant for flood-hit homes now available

Bucks Free Press: £5k grant for flood-hit homes now available

9:30am Saturday 5th April 2014

RESIDENTS blighted by this year’s devastating floods can now protect their homes from future damage thanks to a new scheme offering £5000 per household.

Fears raised over safety and impact of major new development

Bucks Free Press: the artist's impression

3:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

RESIDENTS and businesses have raised fears over the impact and safety of a huge new development which could completely alter the eastern gateway to Marlow.

Children's park to reopen after £30k investment

Bucks Free Press: Children's park to reopen after £30k investment

5:12pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A NEW children’s play park will be officially opened in Marlow tomorrow after £30,000 was spent improving and updating the equipment.

Mayor praises residents for making 'glamorous' town great

Bucks Free Press: Mayor praises residents for making 'glamorous' town great

4:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

MARLOW’s Mayor says it is as much the people of Marlow as the property and idyllic views which make it such as desirable place to live.

Flood-hit activity centre celebrates new cash boost

Bucks Free Press: Longridge during this year's flooding

12:40pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

STAFF at a crisis hit activity centre are celebrating a cash boost after being awarded a slice of a new national funding pot.

Former cinema site set for new houses?

Bucks Free Press: Regal House (pic. Google)

11:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

THE SITE of Marlow’s former cinema could be the latest town centre property to be converted into flats.

Tributes paid to dedicated "rain or shine" Marlow fundraiser

Bucks Free Press: Les with the trophy awarded to him by colleagues

4:36pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

STAFF and customers at a High Street charity shop have paid tribute to a former army sergeant who selflessly gave up hours of his time every week to raised thousands of pounds for the cause.

TV star billed for charity lunch event

Bucks Free Press: TV star billed for charity lunch event

12:29pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

COUNTRYFILE presenter and former Newsround legend John Craven will be the guest speaker at a charity event in Marlow next month.

Defra issues health warnings over "high" air pollution

Bucks Free Press: Defra issues health warning over "high" air pollution

10:06am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

HEALTH warnings have been issued by the government as air quality plummets - with south Buckinghamshire among the worst hit areas.

School gears up for annual fundraising dash

Bucks Free Press: School gears up for annual fundraising dash

8:20am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE STARTING pistol has been fired on preparations for a charity run to raise money for a school playground.

Town named one of UK's most glamorous places to live

Bucks Free Press: Town named one of UK's most glamorous places to live

6:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

MARLOW is now officially rubbing shoulders with the likes of Belgravia and Notting Hill as one of the UK’s most glamorous locations to live, according to a national newspaper survey.

Am-dram group gears up for latest comedy show

Bucks Free Press: Leisure centre boss reassures customers after complaints

3:03pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A COMEDY play by the writer of sitcom Rising Damp is to be performed in Marlow next week.

Overnight road closures to continue next week

Bucks Free Press: Overnight road closures to continue next week

1:34pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

EARLYBIRD commuters will face disruption to their journeys into next week as a series of overnight road closures continue.



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