Bucks Free Press: Marlow
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Grim Reaper to hit the streets of Marlow tonight

Bucks Free Press: Police step up patrols over Halloween

11:00am Friday 31st October 2014

GRIM reaper will be the word on the street in Marlow tonight - but thankfully it’s designed to reassure residents at Halloween, rather than scare them.

Marlow businesses praised for support during fire emergencies

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

BUSINESSES in Marlow employing on-call firefighters have been praised by for their support by the county’s top officer during a special awards ceremony this week.

Giant American firm pledges to help flood-hit Marlow centre

Bucks Free Press: Marlow-under-Thames: A drone captures the extent of the damage to Longridge Activity Centre, which was badly hit (pic. Universal Sky Pictures)

3:10pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PHOTOGRAPHY enthusiasts can now put their hobby to good use after an outdoors centre hit by terrible flooding was selected for a charity drive by a huge American firm.

Working group meet to compile flood action plan

Bucks Free Press:

1:20pm Thursday 30th October 2014

AN ACTION plan over how to respond to a possible repeat of last year’s flooding will be put together over the next few weeks.

Developers appeal after failing to secure bid to demolish Marlow office block

Bucks Free Press:

12:30pm Thursday 30th October 2014

DEVELOPERS will get a second bite at the cherry over a project to demolish a Marlow office block and replace it with houses.

Marlow Poppy Appeal organisers set themselves tough act to follow

Bucks Free Press: British Legion warning over 'bogus' poppy seller

11:54am Thursday 30th October 2014

WITH this year’s Poppy Appeal well underway, organisers in Marlow have revealed the size of the task they have set themselves following a bumper fundraising effort last year.

Writer aiming to keep eyes open during 24-hour charity readathon

Bucks Free Press:

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A BOOK blogger with a passion for reading is aiming to raise over £1000 - and keep his eyes open - during a 24-hour readathon for charity next month.

Out of action Marlow road crossing will be switched back on tomorrow, says council

Bucks Free Press: Survey: Shoppers prefer small retailers to national chains

5:03pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN OUT-OF-ACTION pedestrian crossing on a busy town centre road will be turned back on tomorrow, according to road bosses.

Police warn stolen hair products could be found on market stalls

Bucks Free Press: Vote for your favourite local bobby

3:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

CUSTOMERS are being told to look out for the possibility of stolen hair products being peddled on the streets after a hair salon was burgled in Henley-on-Thames this week.

Tom Kerridge confirmed as celebrity guest at festive switch-on

Bucks Free Press:

1:12pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

CELEBRITY chef Tom Kerridge has been given the honour of switching on Marlow’s Christmas lights in a special ceremony next month.

Scouting royalty jets into Marlow for special ceremony

Bucks Free Press:

12:24pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

SCOUTING royalty jetted into Marlow this month to oversee a special ‘time capsule’ ceremony at the town's newest care home.

South Bucks Lloyds bank branches under threat in mass closure

Bucks Free Press:

10:40am Tuesday 28th October 2014

BANKING customers in South Bucks could be forced to travel further to see a cashier after Lloyds announced a raft of branch closures.

All change in the kitchen at Marlow culinary hotspot

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A NEW face has taken the helm at a Marlow culinary hotspot, to complete a period of change for a hotel which will soon boast two top eateries.

Update: Road clear again after overturned car is recovered

Bucks Free Press: Pizzas stolen in High Wycombe robbery

9:45am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A CAR has overturned between Flackwell Heath and Little Marlow this morning.

Grammar school's 'unsung heroes' recognised at national awards

Bucks Free Press:

11:30am Monday 27th October 2014

BEHIND every successful school is a successful school office, and the team at one of the county's top Grammar Schools has been recognised as one of the very best.

School's special Remembrance service in chapel dedicated to fallen

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

A CHAPEL built especially to remember the fallen of World War One from a Marlow school will play host to a poignant service next month to commemorate the centenary of the conflict.

Landlord puts non-alcoholic drinks on menu after near-death experience through drinking

Bucks Free Press:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A LANDLORD who was told by doctors he would die if he carried on drinking is taking his trade in a new, alcohol free direction as he continues his recovery.

National media descends on Marlow after Clooney wedding rumours

Bucks Free Press:

10:39am Friday 24th October 2014

TELEVISION crews and the national press descended on Marlow this morning as the town prepared for the rumoured wedding party of George and Amal Clooney.

Expensive electronic items stolen in Marlow burglary

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

4:40pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

EXPENSIVE electronic equipment was stolen from a house in Marlow this week.

Clooney couple heading to South Bucks for weekend bash?

Bucks Free Press:

9:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

GEORGE Clooney and his new wife look set to sweep into South Bucks this weekend to toast their nuptials with friends and family after their fairytale wedding in Venice this month.

Update: No serious injuries after six-vehicle crash

Bucks Free Press:

8:54am Thursday 23rd October 2014

SIX cars have been involved in a collision on the A404 this morning, leading to heavy traffic across South Bucks.

Record numbers take on gruelling countryside race

Bucks Free Press:

3:20pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A RECORD number of runners got out of bed early last Sunday to tackle a breathtaking - if a little hilly - race course in the South Bucks countryside.

Future sporting stars celebrate new 'mini tennis' zone

Bucks Free Press:

1:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TENNIS stars of the future were given a chance to serve up their first ace with the opening of a ‘Mini tennis’ zone in Marlow last weekend.

Kerridge's new Marlow restaurant 'for everyone' not just the rich

Bucks Free Press: The Coach and Horses on West Street

12:10pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TOM Kerridge’s new Marlow eatery is aimed at everyone – not just the wealthy few – according to the chef who will take the helm at the all-day diner.

Work begins on new all-day restaurant in Marlow

Bucks Free Press:

11:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WORK has begun on a building project that will see another new restaurant open in Marlow town centre next year.

Brass band vs council spat has happy ending

Bucks Free Press:

10:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE familiar tones of Marlow’s brass band will ring out this Christmas after all, following a truce with the council.

Generous nursery harvests goodies for elderly charity

Bucks Free Press:

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

GENEROUS nursery children have raided their parents' cupboards to donate food to a Marlow charity.

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.



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