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

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.

Hundreds brave Thames for bank holiday weekend swim

Bucks Free Press:

4:41pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

BOBBING heads usurped Marlow's swans from their usual stomping ground on Sunday morning during an unusual spectacle for charity on the glistening surface of the Thames.

Updated: Man and girl's lucky escape after car overturns on bypass

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

11:04am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MAN and a girl had a lucky escape when the car they were in overturned on the Marlow Bypass yesterday, causing bank holiday delays as the road was closed for nearly two hours.

Kyrece bootcamp hailed a success as fund reaches £13.5k

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A BOOTCAMP held to raise money in memory of Kyrece Francis has been hailed as a success as friends and supporters of the cause – now standing at a whopping £13,500 - were put through their paces last week.

Video: Radio boss takes up mayor's icy challenge

Bucks Free Press:

12:30pm Monday 25th August 2014

A MARLOW radio boss took up the challenge from the town’s mayor and went under the ice bucket as part of an online charity challenge and internet craze.

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.

Video: Marlow mayor latest to be iced

Bucks Free Press:

1:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

MARLOW'S mayor became the latest high profile figure to take on the charity Ice Bucket Challenge this morning - much to the delight of her onlooking subjects.

Council leader objects to shop building plans

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

The leader of Wycombe District Council has added his voice to growing objections over a controversial building to replace a Marlow shop.

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.

Fitness instructor vows to help Kyrece appeal

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

A FITNESS instructor, whose clients include those directly affected by the tragic death of Kyrece Francis, will hold a fundraising bootcamp in his memory tomorrow.

Man found dead in Marlow named

Bucks Free Press:

4:11pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAN who was found dead in Marlow in the early hours of Saturday morning has been named as Andrew Cosby.

School's elite pull in perfect GCSE grades

Bucks Free Press:

2:52pm Thursday 21st August 2014

STAR pupils at a Marlow school took their titles literally as three top academic minds walked away with perfect grades in their GCSE exams.

'Astounding' GCSE scores round off top summer for Marlow schools

Bucks Free Press:

11:16am Thursday 21st August 2014

SUCCESS is once again the word of the day around Marlow after a stellar set of GCSE results followed record A Level marks to round off a positive summer for the town’s schools.

Kyrece fundraisers confident they can break £15k mark

Bucks Free Press:

11:29am Wednesday 20th August 2014

ORGANISERS of the hugely successful fundraising campaign in memory of Kyrece Francis say they are confident they can break the £15,000 mark - more than seven times the original target.

Town society adds voice to controversial build plans

Bucks Free Press:

10:14am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A LEADING conservation group for Marlow has added its criticism to a new project to transform the site of an iconic town business.

Updated: Police recover man's body in Marlow

Bucks Free Press:

11:31am Tuesday 19th August 2014

FLOWERS and tributes have been laid after the body of a man was recovered by police in Marlow in the early hours of Saturday morning.

MP grilled on issues at new village forum

Bucks Free Press:

4:20pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

POLITICIANS from all four levels of government were grilled by villagers over the biggest issues facing the area during a new Q&A session launched last week.

Staff toast reopening of town pub

Bucks Free Press:

1:36pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

DRINKERS can now raise their glasses to toast the return of a Marlow pub after its closure for a refurbishment to give it more of a ‘local’ pub feel.

Community allotment users celebrate bumper crop

Bucks Free Press:

10:52am Tuesday 19th August 2014

GREEN-FINGERED allotment keepers at a Marlow community project got together for a barbeque last week to celebrate their second summer of collecting the fruits and vegetables of their labour.

Bake off takes centre stage at annual village gathering

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

JUNIOR bakers have the chance to be crowned Little Marlow’s cup cake connoisseur when judging for a bake off competition begins at the village fete this bank holiday.

TV chef says he is 'honoured' to headline home town festival

Bucks Free Press:

1:50pm Monday 18th August 2014

A MICHELIN starred TV chef who is set to feature at next month’s Marlow food festival says he is ‘honoured’ to headline the show in his home town.

First resident settles in to life at new retirement community

Bucks Free Press:

11:34am Monday 18th August 2014

A MARLOW pensioner is settling in to his new life after becoming the first resident to move in to a huge new retirement complex in Marlow.

Business parks need to be brought into 21st century say politicians

Bucks Free Press:

10:30am Saturday 16th August 2014

EMPTY office blocks in Marlow are out of date and need to be dragged into the 21st century to keep the town open for business, according to politicians and business leaders.

Michelin starred TV chef to headline Marlow Food Festival

Bucks Free Press: Adam Simmonds

3:40pm Friday 15th August 2014

MICHELIN starred former Danesfield House chef Adam Simmonds will be the star guest at Marlow Food Festival next month.

Large turnout expected for Kyrece's funeral procession from school

Bucks Free Press:

2:30pm Friday 15th August 2014

A LARGE turnout is expected along the streets of Marlow tomorrow for the funeral of Kyrece Francis, who would have celebrated his 14th birthday this week.

Designers hit back after criticism of shop development

Bucks Free Press:

1:10pm Friday 15th August 2014

ARCHITECTS behind a controversial building to replace an iconic family shop in Marlow have hit back at claims the modern structure would be a ‘carbuncle’ on the street scene.

Air Training Corps lowers age limit to encourage new recruits

Bucks Free Press:

9:30am Friday 15th August 2014

MILITARY training corps across the area have lowered their minimum age limit to allow friends from the same school year group to join up.

Exam officer parent manages to keep mum about daughter's success

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Friday 15th August 2014

MUM was the word for an ‘ecstatic’ exam officer yesterday after finding out her daughter had bagged a dream university course hours before she opened her envelope.

Pic gallery: Marlow schools buck trend with record results

Bucks Free Press:

11:09am Thursday 14th August 2014

RECORDS tumbled at schools in Marlow this morning as students celebrated their best ever scores and bucked a national trend for falling grades.

Only way is up for thriving sixth form with new study centre on the way

Bucks Free Press:

4:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A ‘FIRST class’ centre for sixth formers to study in from next summer will help boost the ever improving A Level provision at a Marlow school, according to its deputy head.

A Level twins score big with almost identical grades

Bucks Free Press:

3:50pm Thursday 14th August 2014

SISTERS are doing it for themselves at a Marlow school after a pair of identical twins spurred each other on to bag five A* grades between them.

Tom Kerridge: New all-day eatery will be 'proper pub experience'

Bucks Free Press: The Coach and Horses on West Street

8:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

CHEF Tom Kerridge has revealed further details of his second gastronomic venture in Marlow, which he promises will be a ‘proper modern day pub experience’.

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.

Kyrece donations continue to pour in to mark 14th birthday

Bucks Free Press:

5:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A MEMORIAL fund set up in memory of Kyrece Francis has now generated over £10,000, as people continue to pledge on what would have been the teenager’s 14th birthday.

Young carers given well-earned break for day of fun

Bucks Free Press:

2:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

YOUNG carers were given a much-needed break from their duties last weekend after being treated to a day of fun and frolics in Marlow.

Another new pop-up joins busy ever-changing shopping street

Bucks Free Press:

12:30pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

ANOTHER pop-up business will join the roster on an ever-changing town centre street in an initiative to give retail in the area a boost.

Images of controversial plans to replace iconic shop

Bucks Free Press:

12:01pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

ARCHITECTS behind proposals to demolish the corner building currently home to an iconic Marlow shop have released images of the modern building they hope will replace it.

New eco award joins list of 'hidden gem' gongs

Bucks Free Press:

11:05am Wednesday 13th August 2014

ENVIRONMENTALLY minded residents and business in Marlow are set to be recognised with the launch of a new award for green projects around the town.

Clinic becomes first regulated under new safety register

Bucks Free Press:

3:30pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A CLINIC in Marlow offering cosmetic treatments has become the first of its kind to join a register designed to prevent cowboy traders.

'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.

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