Bucks Free Press: Marlow • Your reporter is Pete Grant: 01494 755 081, peter.grant@london.newsquest.co.uk

Supporters rally to defend pub over late closure row

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

SUPPORTERS of a Marlow pub have leapt to its defence after neighbours criticised the landlord’s controversial attempt to open until 4am at weekends.

Mayor's mixed feelings as Marlow takes silver in 'bloom awards'

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

MARLOW’S floral displays fell agonisingly short of a top horticultural award, with the town’s mayor hoping to go one better next year.

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.

Search & Rescue squad pass on wisdom with workshop at carnival

Bucks Free Press:

4:32pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN EMERGENCY service which rescued residents from their homes during this year’s floods is calling visitors to this weekend's Marlow Carnival to sign up to a workshop to help protect themselves and their families as winter approaches.

Twin town ambassador's reception 'a thoroughly wonderful evening'

Bucks Free Press:

1:18pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A VIP reception was laid on for a visiting dignitary this week as Marlow welcomed an ambassadorial entourage from Hungary.

Architect appeals after planning permission refusal for its own office build

Bucks Free Press:

10:58am Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN ARCHITECTS firm which failed to get planning permission to extend its town centre offices and create a new retail premises has appealed against the decision.

Town's business leaders to thrash out issues with council

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A TOWN'S business community is set to thrash out issues with the council when the two parties sit down to talk to discuss the future of the town next month.

Cemetery comes to life with wartime voices

Bucks Free Press:

12:51pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

VOICES from the past were resurrected as a cemetery came to life last weekend during a costumed commemoration of World War I.

Remains of Jesus's apostle on show during open day

Bucks Free Press:

10:02am Tuesday 16th September 2014

MUMMIFIED remains of one of Jesus’s apostles took centre stage amid high security as hundreds flocked to see Marlow’s historical secrets laid bare on Saturday.

Friends of tragic holiday teenager 'overwhelmed' at support

Bucks Free Press:

5:16pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

FRIENDS of a Marlow teenager who tragically died on holiday earlier this year say they have been ‘overwhelmed’ with support after they planned to hold a memorial football tournament in his memory.

Bestselling author chats to sell-out crowd

Bucks Free Press:

2:36pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

AWARD-WINNING novelist Tracy Chevalier addressed a mesmerised sell-out crowd during an exhibition celebrating the beauty of quilts last week.

Pensioner 'furious' after binmen ignore his rubbish collections for 6 weeks

Bucks Free Press:

12:35pm Monday 15th September 2014

AN 88-YEAR-OLD man who is unable to take his bins out onto the street says he is ‘furious’ at bin men for continuing to ignore his collection.

MP gets on his bike for mammoth constituency tour

Bucks Free Press:

10:40am Monday 15th September 2014

TAKING a break from top level politics, MP Dominic Grieve hopped in the saddle to complete a 50-mile cycle tour of his constituency for charity on Saturday.

No more confused tourists as council forks out for station information

Bucks Free Press:

11:20am Sunday 14th September 2014

CONFUSED tourists will no longer have to wander aimlessly from Marlow Station to find the town’s beauty spots after a plan to install a new tourist information board was approved this week.

New fears over revised town centre M&S and residential block

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

NEW plans for a block of flats and a larger Marks and Spencer in Marlow have come under fire from neighbours who say the new store could affect their quality of life.

Noise campaigner takes stand against late-night rowdy revellers

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A SLEEP-DEPRIVED resident is taking a stand against late-night noise and anti-social behaviour in Marlow, sparked by a pub’s plans to extend its opening times until 4am.

State-of-the-art relaunch for town's sporting institution

Bucks Free Press: Wanderers take to the water at Marlow Rowing Club

1:59pm Thursday 11th September 2014

AS a sporting institution gears up to launch its state-of-the-art new headquarters, a Marlow company is dedicating its fundraising effort to the cause.

Mini adventure for couple embarking on 'Italian Job'

Bucks Free Press:

10:53am Thursday 11th September 2014

A MINI adventure is set to get underway after a Marlow couple agreed to pay homage to a motoring legend and recreate a cinema classic.

MP hops in the saddle for sponsored constituency tour

Bucks Free Press: Dominic Grieve

8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

MP DOMINIC Grieve will get on his bike this weekend to conduct a mammoth circuit of his constituency for the Buckinghamshire Historic Churches Trust charity.

Contentious bookies opens doors next to controversial pizza takeaway

Bucks Free Press:

1:19pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

FANS of a flutter will be able to place their bets from today as Marlow’s second bookmakers opens its doors amid controversy at its arrival.

Town weighs up options over taking on greater powers

Bucks Free Press: The grass outside Mrs Lewis' house

1:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A SOCIAL enterprise group is one of the bidders currently being vetted by a town council as it considers taking more town maintenance powers from county council level.

Twin town visitors set to be joined by VIP guests

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

11:38am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A GROUP of Hungarians will arrive in Marlow next week as part of a town twinning student scholarship programme, with VIP guests also visiting for a mayoral reception.

Public flooding meeting on agenda for town council

Bucks Free Press:

4:12pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

VIDEO recordings of council meetings and news of a public forum into the town’s floods are on the agenda as a town council reconvenes tonight.

Kyrece fundraisers launch new appeal after huge initial success

Bucks Free Press:

1:44pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

FOLLOWING a hugely successful campaign to keep alive the memory of a tragic Marlow teenager, fundraisers have launched a second appeal in his name.

Where there's a will there's a way for legal eagles' charity drive

Bucks Free Press:

11:39am Tuesday 9th September 2014

AS a Marlow institution celebrates its 100th birthday this year, a firm of solicitors have raised £7000 towards its upkeep after agreeing to waive their legal fees to raise money for charity.

Society to host talk on Marlow's history

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

5:12pm Monday 8th September 2014

A TALK on the history of Marlow will be hosted by the High Wycombe Society next month.

History group delves into WWI practice trenches

Bucks Free Press:

2:45pm Monday 8th September 2014

TWO history groups are joining forces next week for a talk on the practice trenches dug in the area ahead of soldiers being sent into battle.

Cadets board warship for summer camp of a lifetime

Bucks Free Press:

9:45am Monday 8th September 2014

A PAIR of intrepid air cadets from Marlow spread their wings as they were whisked away to board a real life warship for a week.

New dance school opens in Marlow

Bucks Free Press:

1:10pm Monday 8th September 2014

A POPULAR London dance and drama school with a difference pirouetted into Marlow last week after demand from parents in the area.

Neighbours losing sleep over pub's late-night plans

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

ANGRY neighbours to a town centre pub are ‘up in arms’ over the possibility that late-night revellers could soon be emptying on to the streets of Marlow as late as 4.30am.

War remembrance group handed £30k boost

Bucks Free Press:

1:06pm Friday 5th September 2014

A GROUP set up to mark the centenary of World War I has been given a huge boost after being awarded over £30,000 in lottery funding.

Concern over possible closure of town information office

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

CONCERNED residents say that the possible closure and relocation of Marlow’s Tourist Information Centre (TIC) would be a huge loss to the community.

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.

Organisers urge revellers to snap up remaining tickets for community rock festival

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

1:53pm Thursday 4th September 2014

ORGANISERS are urging revellers to snap up the remaining tickets for Marlow Bottom’s very own rock festival this weekend as they gear up for a full day of music and entertainment.

TV historian to lead Henry VIII palace talk

Bucks Free Press:

2:50pm Thursday 4th September 2014

HISTORY fans will have to try not to lose their heads for a Henry VIII by a TV historian on the excavation of Hampton Court Palace next week.

Ebola fundraisers calling for public's help to secure global aid grant

Bucks Free Press:

1:39pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

ORGANISERS of a successful crisis fundraising meeting into the Ebola outbreak say they need residents’ help as they close in on an international grant for over £35,000 towards the cause.

Marlow's 'mysterious' heritage laid bare for one day only

Bucks Free Press:

12:51pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A CHANCE to delve into history for one day only will see the doors of series of iconic Marlow buildings thrown open to the public for free next Saturday.

Stranded traffic freed after serious Marlow crash

Bucks Free Press:

2:28pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

SHOPPERS and residents stuck in a town centre car park this morning after a serious traffic incident have been freed after police and firefighters collaborated to cut down a bollard and open an access road.

Elderly pedestrian suffers 'life-threatening' injuries in Marlow collision

Bucks Free Press:

1:53pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

AN ELDERLY woman pedestrian has been seriously injured in a traffic collision in Marlow, with parts of the town at a standstill while the incident is investigated.

Town centre beauty spot in full bloom thanks to Freemasons

Bucks Free Press:

1:50pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FREEMASONS based in Marlow have pledged to make the town a brighter place after agreeing to fund, install and maintain a high-profile visitor area.

Marlow healthcare group plotting conference with a difference for charity

Bucks Free Press: Longridge during this year's flooding

12:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MARLOW company’s conference will take an alternate route on next Wednesday as employees run, walk, cycle and canoe 2014km, all in aid of charity.

Unusual sporting return for champion rower

Bucks Free Press:

2:40pm Monday 1st September 2014

PARALYMPIC champion Naomi Riches made an unusual sporting return on Sunday following her retirement from rowing, with her switch to a new discipline not going entirely to plan.

Kerridge to return for book signing after last year's success

Bucks Free Press:

12:29pm Monday 1st September 2014

CELEBRITY chef Tom Kerridge will return to a South Bucks bookshop this weekend - a year after a line of around 150 turned out to meet him.

Video: Gravity Grand Prix rolls back into town

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

CARS and drivers of all different shapes and sizes roared down the quiet roads of Cookham Dean yesterday as the annual Gravity Grand Prix returned.

Distraught family of teenager killed abroad 'had no support'

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

DISTRAUGHT relatives and friends of a teenager, who was killed on his first holiday abroad without his parents, have set up a witness appeal after they said the authorities offered no support.

Feedback needed as community bus service hangs in balance

Bucks Free Press: The bus serves the Marlow area

5:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THE future of a community bus service hangs in the balance, with a council looking for residents’ feedback before its future is considered.

Husband gives £12k to nurses who fought to save wife's life

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

THE HUSBAND of a popular Marlow nursery worker whose sudden death shocked the town last year has donated £12,000 to the hospital unit that fought to save her life.

600 riders saddle up for return of Red Kite Ride

Bucks Free Press:

4:03pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

PARALYMPIC champion rower Naomi Riches is one of 600 riders taking on the Marlow Red Kite Ride when the sold-out event returns on Sunday.

MP shows no sign of leaving limelight after Boris attack

Bucks Free Press: Dominic Grieve voices concerns over Wye Valley development plans

11:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

MP Dominic Grieve is showing no sign of stepping back from high-profile politics after losing his Attorney General post with an attack on Boris Johnson’s ‘draconian’ ideas on terrorism.

Villagers brave conditions to make fete a success

Bucks Free Press:

10:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

DESPITE heavy wind and rain, the defiant residents of Little Marlow turned out to help celebrate the British summer in style at the village’s annual fete this bank holiday Monday.

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