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

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

Bucks Free Press:

4:47pm Monday 29th September 2014

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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.

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.

Tributes to man who died on building site in Marlow Bottom

Bucks Free Press:

11:12am Thursday 25th September 2014

FLORAL tributes and messages have been left at the scene in Marlow Bottom where a man died after being crushed by construction equipment while renovating a house.

Changes made to controversial town centre building project

Bucks Free Press:

10:37am Thursday 25th September 2014

CHANGES have been made to a controversial building project to replace an iconic Marlow business, which attracted criticism from neighbours.

Supermarket launches campaign to end festive loneliness

Bucks Free Press:

4:06pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

SUPERMARKET workers in Marlow are calling for organisations to come forward and receive a slice of funding in the shape of festive food to provide for the lonely and isolated this Christmas.

Man who died on building site in Marlow Bottom named

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A MAN who died when construction equipment fell on him at a building site in Marlow Bottom last week has been named as Lance Darrell Winder.

Mayor all set to herd sheep over London Bridge

Bucks Free Press: One of Mrs Blaik's two remaining sheep

1:02pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A BAA-RMY sight will greet Londoners next week as Marlow’s mayor takes her turn to herd sheep over London Bridge.

Ride of a lifetime for air cadet at open day

Bucks Free Press:

11:24am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A TEENAGE air cadet enjoyed the ride of his life last week after getting a last minute call to take the controls of an RAF jet.

Celebrity backing for festival acting prize

Bucks Free Press:

11:16am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

AN ACTING prize backed by a top South Bucks celebrity is up for grabs at this year’s celebration of music and drama.

IT firm welcomes bumper crop of graduate staff

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A THRIVING Marlow employer took on a record number of new recruits this week as it starts its new financial year.

Charity fashion show features best of the High Street


4:04pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A CHARITY fashion show for Macmillan Cancer Support next week will showcase the best of what’s on offer on Marlow High Street.

Emergency crews in dramatic river rescue drill

Bucks Free Press:

4:08pm Monday 22nd September 2014

DRAMATIC scenes unfolded on the Thames on Sunday as search and rescue crews pull a colleague to safety from the icy water – but thankfully it was all part of an emergency drill.

Over 1500 foodies flock to festival of flavours

Bucks Free Press:

11:57am Monday 22nd September 2014

MORE than 1500 hungry foodies descended on Marlow on Sunday for a feast of flavours at a food festival, dubbed “a resounding success” by organisers.

Town barber recognised after half a century of cuts

Bucks Free Press:

1:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A BARBER who has wielded his scissors in the same Marlow shop for nearly half a century was recognised for his services to the town last week.

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.

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