Bucks Free Press: Prestwood

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Elderly pedestrian dies in collision with car on dual carriageway

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

9:48am Monday 15th September 2014

A 73-YEAR-OLD woman has died after a collision with a car on a dual carriageway near Little Missenden last night.

Video: Crowds gather for Tour of Britain

Bucks Free Press:

11:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

CROWDS gathered in their hundreds in Princes Risborough yesterday as the Tour of Britain raced through Bucks.

Thousands to cheer on Tour of Britain stars in Bucks today

Bucks Free Press:

9:27am Friday 12th September 2014

TENS of thousands of fans are expected to line the the streets of Bucks this afternoon as the Tour of Britain whips through the county.

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.

Kitchen design course launches at Bucks uni

Bucks Free Press:

6:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

A NEW course supported by industry experts is starting at Buckinghamshire New University.

Roald Dahl Museum celebrates 50 years of Wonka on author's birthday

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DOUBLE celebration next month marks the birthday of one of Britain’s greatest children’s authors and the 50th anniversary of one of his biggest global hits.

Balloon workshop for youngsters to make Dahl character

Bucks Free Press:

3:25pm Monday 11th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS took part in a balloon workshop at the weekend to make a Roald Dahl character.

Sgt Louise Gibson's family to 'fight for justice' after criticising police

Bucks Free Press: Sgt Louise Gibson

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE distraught family of Sergeant Louise Gibson said they will fight for justice until all of their questions surrounding her death are answered.

Inquest: Sgt Louise Gibson hanged herself as she feared she had 'lost everything'

Bucks Free Press: Sgt Louise Gibson

2:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SERGEANT Louise Gibson hanged herself as she feared she had “lost everything” after her policeman husband had an affair, an inquest was told today.

'Lights Out' for First World War centenary

Bucks Free Press: Picture from stock

12:33pm Monday 21st July 2014

RESIDENTS and businesses are being urged to turn off the lights and leave a candle burning to mark the outbreak of the First World War.

Wycombe bodybuilder died after taking weight-loss drug, court told

Bucks Free Press: Sean Cleathero

2:40pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A GYM-GOER from High Wycombe died after drinking a lethal chemical he thought would help him lose weight, a court heard.

Dream walk for children's cancer charity raises £2,000

Bucks Free Press:

1:47pm Friday 4th July 2014

AROUND 40 people took a late-night stroll to raise about £2,000 for a charity dedicated to helping children suffering from cancer.

Solicitors raise thousands through will-making charity

Bucks Free Press:

8:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A GROUP of Buckinghamshire solicitors have raised thousands for good causes by drawing up wills for people in return for a donation to charity.

Flags raised around Bucks to salute armed forces

Bucks Free Press: The service in High Wycombe

5:36pm Monday 23rd June 2014

WAR veterans and dignitaries watched on as flags were raised to mark Armed Forces Week and the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

9-year-old-niece of young cancer victim to strike out on midnight 'dream' walk

Bucks Free Press: Tamiah Sumner

4:23pm Friday 20th June 2014

THE nine-year-old niece of charity founder Thomas Ball, who died from cancer at the age of 14, will be putting her best foot forward for a charity midnight walk next week.

Motorcyclist who died in Stokenchurch collision named

Bucks Free Press: Phone smashed during attempted robbery in Marlow

12:15pm Monday 16th June 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST who died following a collision on the A40 by Stokenchurch has been named.

Midnight 'Dream walk' to help children with cancer

Bucks Free Press: Thomas Ball, founder of The Thomas Ball Children's Cancer.

3:10pm Saturday 14th June 2014

THE Thomas Ball Children's cancer fund is hoping to raise money by holding a sponsored midnight "Dream" walk.

Family appeal for witnesses after hit and run collision

Bucks Free Press: Police step-up fight against organised crime

2:07pm Thursday 12th June 2014

A CONCERNED mum is appealing for witnesses after her teenage son was injured in a hit and run collision.

Police station flag at half-mast in memory of Sgt Louise Gibson

Bucks Free Press: Sgt Louise Gibson

3:55pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

THE flag on Wycombe police station has been flying at half-mast since the death of Sergeant Louise Gibson, whose funeral will be held tomorrow.

BFP launches new 'mobile-friendly' website

Bucks Free Press: BFP launches new 'mobile-friendly' website

5:00pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

TABLET and smartphone users rejoice – the Bucks Free Press has today launched its new mobile-friendly website.

Planning applications for May 27

Bucks Free Press: Wycombe in the running to be named 'Britain’s Crappest Town'

9:28am Thursday 29th May 2014

THE following planning applications were validated by south Buckinghamshire district councils on Tuesday.

Private equestrian centre gets the go-ahead

Bucks Free Press: The planning application was received by Wycombe District Council- its offices are shown in the picture

10:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

PLANNING permission has been given to convert farm buildings into a private equestrian rehabilitation centre.

Police still searching for missing Gt Kingshill sergeant

Bucks Free Press: 43-year-old woman missing

10:58am Monday 19th May 2014

OFFICERS are still searching for a Great Kingshill police sergeant who has been missing since Thursday.

Police chief appeals for help finding 'high risk' missing Gt Kingshill police officer

Bucks Free Press: 43-year-old woman missing

4:44pm Sunday 18th May 2014

WYCOMBE’S top policeman said his officers are doing everything they can to trace a ‘vulnerable’ missing woman – who is a serving police sergeant.

Police 'increasingly worried' about missing Gt Kingshill woman

Bucks Free Press: 43-year-old woman missing

10:29am Sunday 18th May 2014

POLICE say they are becoming “increasingly worried” about a Great Kingshill woman who has been missing since Thursday.

43-year-old woman missing

Bucks Free Press: 43-year-old woman missing

1:28pm Friday 16th May 2014

A WOMAN from Great Kingshill has been reported missing.

Week left to submit HS2 petitions

Bucks Free Press: An artist's impression of the HS2 rail link from London to the north

6:00am Friday 16th May 2014

A CAMPAIGN group is urging homeowners to petition Parliament about HS2 ahead of next week's deadline - and has produced a guide explaining how it's done.

Bucks school transport fees to rise almost 50 percent

Bucks Free Press: Cllr Mike Appleyard

3:58pm Thursday 15th May 2014

SCHOOL transport for under 16s is set to almost double as a council axes free transport for older teenagers from hard-up families.

Cash boost for elderly fitness classes

Bucks Free Press: Cash boost for elderly fitness classes

2:29pm Thursday 8th May 2014

A PROJECT to help older people stay both physically and mentally active has received a cash boost from the Paradigm Foundation charity.

Pool system failure caused schoolchildren's sickness

Bucks Free Press: Chesham Leisure Centre (from Google Street View)

5:08pm Friday 2nd May 2014

A POOL’s water circulation system failed to restart after a power cut – which resulted in 13 children taken to hospital with breathing difficulties.

Children taken to hospital after swimming lesson

Bucks Free Press: Chesham Leisure Centre (from Google Street View)

10:44am Friday 2nd May 2014

MORE than a dozen primary schoolchildren were taken to hospital with breathing difficulties after a swimming class at a leisure centre.

Two men jailed after supermarket burglary

Bucks Free Press: Mark Derriman (pictured top) and Craig Back (below)

9:58am Thursday 1st May 2014

TWO men who burgled a Co-Operative store in Great Missenden and stole a large quantity of cigarettes have been jailed.

Planning applications for April 28

Bucks Free Press: Wycombe in the running to be named 'Britain’s Crappest Town'

9:34am Wednesday 30th April 2014

PLANS to convert offices in High Wycombe town centre into residential dwellings have been submitted to a council.

Arriva announces changes to Wycombe services

Bucks Free Press: A BUS service is set to change — because of a lack of passengers. From October 27, the Arriva 537, which currently runs hourly between Bolton and Moorside Road, Edgworth, will run every half hour between Bolton and terminate at Bromley Cross.  The chang

11:44am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

ARRIVA has announced changes to some of its services in and around High Wycombe to “improve reliability”.

Man holding photography exhibition after near death experience

Bucks Free Press: Man holding photography exhibition after near death experience

10:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

A NEAR death experience whilst on honeymoon has led to a man from Great Missenden having a complete career change, taking pictures of wildlife across the world.

Key hospital issues to be debated next week

Bucks Free Press: MP accuses NHS of 'botching' launch of new hospital unit

11:18am Tuesday 8th April 2014

KEY health issues will be scrutinised by County Hall as hospital care in Buckinghamshire is said to be “ahead of the game”.

Defra issues health warnings over "high" air pollution

Bucks Free Press: Defra issues health warning over "high" air pollution

10:06am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

HEALTH warnings have been issued by the government as air quality plummets - with south Buckinghamshire among the worst hit areas.

Police to investigate actions following double fatal collision

Bucks Free Press: Police to investigate actions following double fatal collision

12:08pm Friday 28th March 2014

POLICE have announced they will be conducting an investigation into their own actions after a double fatal collision on the A413 near Great Missenden, earlier this month.

Planning applications: Loudwater hotel wants to extend

Bucks Free Press: Premier Inn

9:27am Tuesday 25th March 2014

PREMIER Inn has submitted a planning application to extend its hotel in Loudwater by 28 rooms.

Police refer A413 collision prior to double fatal to the IPCC

Bucks Free Press: The scene of last week's collision on the A413

5:16pm Friday 21st March 2014

POLICE have referred its handling of a collision on the A413 an hour before two men died in a second crash to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

Time running out to have your say in school transport consultation

Bucks Free Press: Cllr Mike Appleyard

3:40pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

TIME is running out for parents and carers to have their say on proposals that will see cuts made to home-to-school transport funding.

Food review: The Cross Keys in Great Missenden

Bucks Free Press: The Cross Keys

10:00am Saturday 8th March 2014

WHEN I was a little girl on holiday in the Isles of Scilly with my family I became obsessed with crab sandwiches. Since then I've sometimes wondered why- as the crab I have tried can be of varying quality.

Two people dead after car crash this morning

Bucks Free Press: PPolice controlled my either the Conservatives or the Labour Party

2:05pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

TWO men have died following a car collision in Great Missenden this morning.

On-call firefighters sought by Bucks Fire & Rescue

Bucks Free Press: Great Missenden Fire Station

5:50pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

AN open evening is being held tomorrow at Great Missenden to encourage people to consider becoming on-call firefighters.

Wycombe MP: "Schools should be able to set own term times"

Bucks Free Press: Wycombe MP Steve Baker secured the debate.

12:30pm Saturday 1st March 2014

SCHOOLS should be able to set their own term times which would help drive down the price of family holidays, Wycombe MP Steve Baker said.

Gunpoint raiders sentenced to jail after Prestwood burglary

Bucks Free Press: Ronald Moore

12:08pm Thursday 27th February 2014

TWO men who forced their way into a Prestwood home, threatened the occupants at gunpoint and stole £3,000 of jewellery in what police called a “terrifying incident”were jailed this week.

School transport consultation launched by county council

Bucks Free Press: The biggest increase was at Buckinghamshire County Council

PUBLIC consultations on proposals to reduce the amount of money spent on home-to-school transport have been launched by a council.

Council tax to rise as county council unveils budget

Bucks Free Press: The biggest increase was at Buckinghamshire County Council

2:38pm Thursday 13th February 2014

COUNTY Hall has announced it will increase council tax for the first time in four years.

Wear a cap to help battle children's cancer

Bucks Free Press: Wear a cap to help battle children's cancer

9:20am Friday 7th February 2014

A CHARITY is calling for school pupils and adults a like to break out their headwear next week in a bid to help children suffering from cancer.

Chocolate factory gates open to start book anniversary celebrations

Bucks Free Press: A young fan dressed as an Oompa Loompa who found a golden ticket

2:55pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

CELEBRATIONS of the 50th anniversary of one of Roald Dahl's book started in style with the opening of Willy Wonka's gates.



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