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• Your reporter is Rebecca Cain: 01494 755096, rcain@london.newsquest.co.uk

Christians gather for parade in Princes Risborough

Bucks Free Press: Christians gather for parade in Princes Risborough

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

CHRISTIANS from throughout Princes Risborough took part in the annual Walk of Witness through the town.

42-year-old woman sexually assaulted

Bucks Free Press: Police appeal for witnesses after man was racially abused

2:57pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A 42-year-old woman was sexually assaulted after being approached by a man in an alley way in Princes Risborough this week.

New management for council's leisure centres

Bucks Free Press: Nexus manages Wycombe Sports Centre at Handy Cross

8:10am Thursday 17th April 2014

WYCOMBE District Council’s three leisure centres will come under new management this summer.

Concerns raised over the future of community centre

Bucks Free Press: Alan Turner

5:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

CONCERNS have been raised by a town mayor about the future of a community centre.

Cigarette fire leads to building evacuation

Bucks Free Press: Fire at first floor flat

3:08pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A BUILDING in Princes Risborough had to be evacuated after a fire last night.

Plans to build 40 homes at industrial yard

Bucks Free Press: Plans to build 40 homes at industrial yard

12:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A DEVELOPER has applied for permission to turn an industrial yard into 40 homes, meaning the remaining businesses on the site will be forced to leave the area.

Teacher to raise money for charity which supported her during depression

Bucks Free Press: Hannah Suggitt

2:20pm Thursday 10th April 2014

AN English teacher is climbing Kilimanjaro to raise money for a charity which helped her cope with depression.

Police: 'Crime in Wycombe at its lowest level for 15 years'

Bucks Free Press: Crime in Wycombe at its lowest level for 15 years

11:11am Thursday 10th April 2014

CRIME in Wycombe is at its lowest level since the current system of recording statistics began in 1999.

Charity Easter egg hunt in Risborough on Tuesday

Bucks Free Press: Upton Little Treasures - Easter Special

12:38pm Thursday 10th April 2014

AN Easter egg hunt to raise money for the Lighthouse children’s charity will be held in Princes Risborough on Tuesday.

Wycombe Local Plan consultation deadline extended

Bucks Free Press: Council unveils housing and business options under Local Plan

4:12pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A COUNCIL has extended the deadline for responses to its public consultation over mooted plans to build thousands of homes in the Wycombe District.

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”.

Youngsters tackle Shakespeare play

Bucks Free Press: Youngsters tackle Shakespeare play

3:01pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

PUPILS at a school in Princes Risborough performed their own take of a Shakespeare play.

Cycle ride moved to swimming pool after bad weather

Bucks Free Press: Cycle ride moved to swimming pool after bad weather

6:30pm Monday 7th April 2014

BAD weather prompted the cancellation of a fundraising cycle ride on two occasions.

New look for community sports club

Bucks Free Press: New look for community sports club

5:25pm Monday 7th April 2014

CHINNOR'S community sports club is to become more environmentally sustainable, following a £237,000 grant.

New wine bar to open in town

Bucks Free Press: A photo of Duke Street from October 2012, which shows Risborough Gallery

11:40am Friday 4th April 2014

A NEW wine bar which will offer tapas style food could be open by July.

Hotel to be turned into large family home

Bucks Free Press: The Chiltern

9:58am Friday 4th April 2014

A HOTEL will be turned into a large family home, after planning permission has been granted.

Volunteer railway goes full steam ahead

Bucks Free Press: Volunteer railway goes full steam ahead

3:50pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

THE Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway is back up and running after a winter break.

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.

New plans to demolish old post office building approved

Bucks Free Press: Delivery office demolition decision deferred

4:30pm Monday 31st March 2014

PLANS to demolish the old Post Office building in Princes Risborough and replace it with shops and flats have been given the go-ahead.

Week left to have your say on Wycombe Local Plan

Bucks Free Press: Council urged to protect the Gomm Valley by residents

5:20pm Sunday 30th March 2014

RESIDENTS have less than a week left to help shape where thousands of houses and businesses will be built in the district.

Councillor worried about apathy over local plan

Bucks Free Press: Alan Turner

2:22pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

A COUNCILLOR has expressed his concern at the amount of people who do not seem interested in where homes will be built in the district within the next 17 years.

New member for Risborough town council

Bucks Free Press: Matthew Walsh

2:58pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

A NEW councillor has been co-opted onto Princes Risborough Town Council and today another has resigned. 

Schools closed as teachers strike

Bucks Free Press: Archive image of teachers striking last year

10:32am Wednesday 26th March 2014

MANY schools are shut or are partially closed today after members of a teaching union took industrial action over working conditions.

New horse rehoming charity features on ITV show

Bucks Free Press: Rebecca Evans and her horse, Sparkle

2:50pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

A SMALL charity, which continues to grow, has featured on an ITV programme which helps rehome pets.

Church spreads happiness

Bucks Free Press: Church spreads happiness

1:52pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

A CHURCH in Princes Risborough spread happiness throughout the town last week, with cakes, chocolates and song.

First Bucks Bake Off has more than 100 entries

Bucks Free Press: Beverley Glock and Mike Bushell

11:59am Tuesday 25th March 2014

BBC sports presenter Mike Bushell took a break from his Sport Relief challenges to present prizes to winning bakers on Saturday.

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.

Driver dies in Thame collision

Bucks Free Press: Driver failed to stop after collision on M40

9:26am Tuesday 25th March 2014

A MAN died in a collision in Thame on Saturday morning.

Walker forced to spend 18 hours outdoors following a fall

Bucks Free Press: The Plough at Cadsden

4:56pm Monday 24th March 2014

A WALKER was forced to spend a night under the stars when he fell while walking in Cadsden and was not discovered for another 18 hours.

Clickettyclack celebrates yarn shop campaign

Bucks Free Press: Mary Clements in her shop

1:20pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

A WOOL shop is joining in with a magazine's campaign to get people to "Love your yarn shop."

Planning applications for March 19

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

10:28am Friday 21st March 2014

The following planning applications were validated by south Buckinghamshire district councils on Wednesday.

Family pays tribute to Wycombe man killed in crash

Bucks Free Press: Family pays tribute to Wycombe man killed in car crash

1:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

A FAMILY has paid tribute to a “thoughtful, caring and easy going” High Wycombe man – who was involved in a two-car crash which killed both drivers.

Hemley Hill latest planning application refused

Bucks Free Press: Hemley Hill

1:34pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A PLANNING application for caravans at Hemley Hill has been refused by Wycombe District Council.

Four-year-old to swim for charity

Bucks Free Press: Gracie Pidding

1:30pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

A FOUR-year-old girl is going to swim two lengths to raise money for those less fortunate than her, and she came up with the idea herself.

High Sheriff unveils school extension

Bucks Free Press: Sir Stuart Hampson cuts the ribbon

11:54am Wednesday 12th March 2014

THE High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire visited a village school last Friday to unveil a new classroom extension.

Pupils embrace World Book Day

Bucks Free Press: Pupils embrace World Book Day

10:16am Wednesday 12th March 2014

PUPILS, staff and even the school dog dressed up in Princes Risborough to celebrate World Book Day.

Planning applications for March 10

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

11:09am Wednesday 12th March 2014

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

Objection to solar park

Bucks Free Press: Wycombe District Council offices. Planning officers decided to give permission for this application.

3:46pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

A LEADING pressure group has objected to a planning application for 28,000 solar panels on open fields near Bledlow.

Decision over pay-and-display changes 'imminent'

Bucks Free Press: Decision over pay-and display changes 'imminent'

5:10pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

A DECISION over a total overhaul of the district’s pay-and-display car parks is imminent, according to the council.

RAF said they were given permission to pump water onto road

Bucks Free Press: RAF said they were given permission to pump water onto road

1:30pm Friday 7th March 2014

WATER pumped away from an electricity substation by the RAF has been causing delays for drivers in Saunderton.

"Baware" of the signwriter

Bucks Free Press: "Baware" of the signwriter

4:10pm Thursday 6th March 2014

DRIVERS in Princes Risborough were told to "baware" at the exit of a car park this week.

Council denies claims it has 'broken promises' on affordable housing

Bucks Free Press: Cllr John Gibbs

9:40am Thursday 6th March 2014

A COUNCIL has denied claims it has broken a promise to invest in affordable housing following the sale of council homes to Red Kite.

Broadband boost for rural Bucks begins

Bucks Free Press: Broadband boost for rural Bucks begins

12:23pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

A BROADBAND boost has come to businesses in a rural area of Bucks as the first part of a plan to speed up internet connections across the county.

Speen resident chooses new beer name

Bucks Free Press: Mix96 Managing director Max Hailey and Tom Jenkinson, head brewer of The Chiltern Brewery

11:52am Wednesday 5th March 2014

BUCKS Best is the name chosen for a radio anniversary beer made by the Chiltern Brewery.

Source of flooding undetermined in Saunderton

Bucks Free Press: Source of flooding undetermined in Saunderton

1:42pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

A COUNCIL spokesman said the water level in Saunderton has been reduced, although they are currently unable to determine the source of the flooding.

Kop Hill donation boosts day centre funds

Bucks Free Press: The popular Kop Hill Climb returns this weekend

4:17pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

ORGANISERS of the Kop Hill Climb have donated an impressive £10,000 to the Princes Centre fund.

Development company buys land in Saunderton

Bucks Free Press: When Molins was demolished in August 2009

10:03am Tuesday 4th March 2014

LAND in Saunderton where the former Molins cigarette machinery factory once stood has been bought a company who plans to build a residential development.

Concerns flooding will close main road

Bucks Free Press: Flooding in Slough Lane, Saunderton

4:47pm Monday 3rd March 2014

FLOODING in Saunderton continues to worsen, with residents worried it will lead to the main road closing.

WDC freezes council tax for fourth consecutive year

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

3:40pm Monday 3rd March 2014

A COUNCIL has frozen council tax for a fourth consecutive year.

Nursery church service held in Risborough

Bucks Free Press: Nursery church service held in Risborough

10:53am Monday 3rd March 2014

A NURSERY service is held every Friday at 2pm at St Mary's Church, Princes Risborough during term time.



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