Bucks Free Press: Marlow
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TV chef reveals long wait to get hands on new South Bucks eatery

Bucks Free Press:

3:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE TV chef behind South Bucks latest fine dining restaurant said he has had his eyes on the idyllic riverside spot for years.

New president takes the reins to lead town's businesses

Bucks Free Press:

10:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A RETIRED accountant has been handed the chains to lead a town’s business community – almost 25 years since he last held the position.

Selling off Marlow Police Station will suit us, says town's top officer

Bucks Free Press: Police chief: debate needed over weight limit on iconic bridge

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SELLING off large swathes of police-owned land will be a blessing, not a curse, according to Marlow’s top policeman.

Bumper early sales at the launch of a Marlow charity shop with a difference

Bucks Free Press:

1:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

A CHARITY shop with a difference enjoyed a successful launch last week, with a TV personality on hand to help cut the ribbon on the fashionable treasure trove.

£200 reward for stolen bike which owner only got to ride once

Bucks Free Press:

10:10am Monday 20th October 2014

A £200 reward is being offered for the safe return of a racing bike taken from its Marlow Bottom owner just days after she bought it.

Top TV chef announces new South Bucks restaurant

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A TOP TV chef is preparing to open his latest restaurant in South Bucks after choosing one of the most glamorous locations in the area for the ambitious new venture.

Controversial shop demolition to be decided at public meeting this week

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A DECISION over a controversial building project in the heart of Marlow town centre will be taken this week.

Teenager died on holiday after being hit by drunk driver, inquest hears

Bucks Free Press:

3:24pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A YOUNG holidaymaker, who was killed while on a quad bike abroad, was hit from behind by a driver more than two times over the drink driving limit, an inquest heard today.

Star Wars Stormtrooper lands in park ahead of mass invasion

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

STORMTROOPERS will march into Marlow to kick off proceedings at an annual Christmas tradition, as Father Christmas hands over the reins to the intergalactic henchmen.

Guns at the ready for club's open day

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

GUN-TOTING Marlovians will get their latest chance to fire at will when the town’s shooting range opens its doors to the public this weekend.

Historians unearth new town secrets published in new book

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

HISTORIANS have unearthed a collection of stories, facts and anecdotes about Marlow seen through the eyes of a notable town figure – which have now been released in a new book.

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.

'Twist' in store for festive late night shopping event

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

LIKE it or not, Christmas is shimmering on the horizon, and organisers of Marlow’s late-night festive shopping extravaganza say shoppers have something special in store this year.

Key vote for town's businesses over future powers

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

A VOTE will take place this month which could see Marlow businesses wrest control of their own future from the council over issues affecting trade.

More misery and chaos as town centre roadworks extended

Bucks Free Press:

8:40am Sunday 12th October 2014

A SHOPKEEPER says the ‘chaos’ caused by town centre roadworks are the worst he has seen in nearly 20 years – and the misery is now set to continue for another three weeks.

Packed meeting recounts flood misery and lessons learned

Bucks Free Press:

1:10pm Friday 10th October 2014

FLOOD victims and worried residents gathered last night to pick apart last winter’s rescue effort and put their heads together to hatch a plan should disaster strike again.

Gallery: 'Once in a lifetime' experience for sheep-herding Marlow mayor

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Friday 10th October 2014

A ONCE in a lifetime experience is how Marlow’s adventurous mayor described her run-in with a herd of sheep on London Bridge last weekend.

Fireman Sam helps out colleagues

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Friday 10th October 2014

JOIN Fireman Sam for a day on fun as he steps out in support his colleagues tomorrow at Marlow Fire Station.

4am pub plans refused after 'unprecedented' response

Bucks Free Press:

12:29pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL attempt to extend a pub’s opening hours until the early hours has failed, after a record number of public response to the plans.

More speeding checks after police catch 65 in one morning

Bucks Free Press: Ashley Green Road has been earmarked as a speeding hotspot

2:39pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A CRACKDOWN on speeding motorists continues in Marlow over the next few weeks, after officers handed out 65 tickets on morning alone.

New calls for action over weight limit on iconic bridge

Bucks Free Press:

4:30pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A FRUSTRATED motorist who says she is sick of seeing sights like this one on Marlow Bridge is calling for a hi-tech solution to the problem.

Police chief: officers catch criminals, not police stations

Bucks Free Press: Anthony Stansfield

9:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

VISITING a police station to contact your local bobby is becoming a thing of the past, according to the police chief tasked with improving the force in South Bucks.

Couple take matters into their own hands to fight speeders

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

VIGILANT residents in a rural spot near Marlow have taken matters into their own hands after becoming fed up with speeding motorists making their lives a misery.

Fundraiser walks 10 miles on broken ankle during epic charity hike

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Monday 6th October 2014

A WORKER from a Marlow solicitors got a shock as she neared the end of an epic fundraising walk last week - after paramedics told her had been hiking on a broken ankle for ten miles.

Business leader slams decision to remove 'lifeblood' of tourist town

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Monday 6th October 2014

'A RETROGRADE step’ to close Marlow’s information centre and move it into the library will damage the town’s vital role as a tourist hotspot, according to business leaders.

Horse-drawn send off for popular equestrian instructor and charity worker

Bucks Free Press:

3:57pm Monday 6th October 2014

SHOPPERS on Marlow High Street stopped to bow their heads last week for a fitting to tribute to a popular charity worker and horse enthusiast, who died last month.

Town's pub tradition could die forever, warns avid darts player

Bucks Free Press:

12:10pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A PUB tradition dating back decades is in danger of dying out now so many watering holes have turned into restaurants, according to one member trying to save it.

Council urges residents to attend flood meeting on Thursday

Bucks Free Press:

11:30am Sunday 5th October 2014

EFFORTS to plan for the worst if Marlow experiences a repeat of last winter’s terrible flooding will be discussed at a meeting dedicated to the subject next week.

Further objections to controversial shop development despite design changes

Bucks Free Press:

1:20pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Changes to a controversial building project to replace a Marlow shop have come under fire from neighbours.

Police station to be sold off as force downsizes

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

A POLICE Station is set to be sold off to developers after Thames Valley Police revealed plans to significantly downsize its estate.

School recognised for its eco success story

Bucks Free Press:

2:56pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

BUILDING a sustainable future for the residents of Marlow is the goal of a hugely successful environmental campaign at a Marlow primary school, which has been recognised for its achievements.

Scouting royalty to jet in for special ceremony

Bucks Free Press:

12:03pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

SCOUTING royalty will come to Marlow this month when a descendent of the organisation’s founder leads a special ceremony at the town’s newest care home.

Popular club gearing up for double whammy 25th anniversary celebrations

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A BIG year for a popular Marlow club sees a double celebration as members mark its 25th birthday by doing what they do best.

Controversial tourist centre merger plans approved

Bucks Free Press:

9:55am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A VISITORS centre provided to welcome the hundreds of thousands of visitors to Marlow each year is set to close, with the service set to move to a new, smaller location.

Return of popular race through star-studded valley

Bucks Free Press:

4:10pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

RUNNERS navigating their way through the South Bucks countryside may well get a feeling of déjà vu this month, as a popular film and TV location provides the setting for the return of a popular race.

Celebration of town life hands out gongs to community champions

Bucks Free Press:

1:37pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A CELEBRATION of Marlow’s best loved people, places, events and projects saw the town come together for a glitzy awards ceremony on Saturday night, dubbed the best ever by organisers.

Boxes littering major route add to rush hour delays

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

11:10am Wednesday 1st October 2014

CARDBOARD boxes littering a major traffic rat run added to rush hour delays this morning.

Pic gallery: Police and fire visit school to help infant pupils stay safe

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PUPILS played at police work last week after emergency services visited a Marlow school to pass on some words of wisdom.

New church scheme hopes to spread the love throughout town

Bucks Free Press:

2:11pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

‘LOVE Marlow’ is the message from church leaders as they unite to launch a widespread campaign to give residents and visitors to the town that warm, fuzzy feeling.

School reunion welcomes alumni from over 70 years ago

Bucks Free Press:

11:31am Tuesday 30th September 2014

DEPUTY head girl of a Marlow grammar school drove her grandfather to attend the first of a series of reunions on Saturday over 60 years since he left the very same school.

Marlow reporter surgery: Come and meet your BFP reporter this morning

Bucks Free Press:

4:47pm Monday 29th September 2014

EVER wanted to speak to the Malrow Free Press about an issue in your area or a story you’d like to see us investigate?

800-mile triathlon squad hands over last of £20k charity cash

Bucks Free Press:

4:07pm Monday 29th September 2014

AN INTREPID adventurer who rode, ran, rowed across the country for charity with his dedicated team has donated the last slice of his fundraising to two Marlow charities.

Council insists it's good for business ahead of crunch meeting

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

MARLOW Town Council insists it is ‘good for business’ and has vowed to continue to help trade in the town ahead of a key meeting with business leaders next week.

Parents praise "phenomenal" memorial tournament for tragic teenager

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

THE parents of tragic Marlow teenager James Fifield have paid tribute to his friends after they rallied round to hold a "phenomenal" memorial football tournament in his name last weekend.

Fears over impact of 69-home town centre development

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

FEARS are growing over the impact of a huge new development in the heart if Marlow town centre after long-awaited plans were submitted to the council.

Town celebrates great and good with 'Hidden Gem' awards


10:00am Friday 26th September 2014

THE great and the good of Marlow will be recognised at an awards evening this weekend.

Rowing club delighted at Olympian's return to the water

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A WELCOME sight is set to return to the river in Marlow after one of the town’s most prized Olympians vowed to get back in the boat after a two year absence.

Pilgrim's progress as bishop stops off on mammoth walk

Bucks Free Press:

3:02pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A PILGRIM’S progress will see an outgoing bishop reach Marlow tomorrow as part of his 104-mile trek to mark the end of his tenure.

Highs and lows for Bucks restaurants in new Michelin star list

Bucks Free Press:

2:37pm Thursday 25th September 2014

TODAY’S list of the very best restaurants in the country sees highs and lows for eateries in South Bucks.

Council gives town centre housing terrace the green light

Bucks Free Press:

1:17pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A PLAN to create new housing next to a supermarket in Marlow was approved last night.

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