Bucks Free Press: Princes Risborough

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

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.

Photo mock-up of Risborough protest goes viral on Facebook

Bucks Free Press:

5:30pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A PHOTO has gone viral on the Risborough Countryside's Facebook page showing a former mayor holding a placard saying "We are mad for it".

Special events planned at volunteer railway station

Bucks Free Press:

4:47pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A MONTH of special events are planned at the Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway, following a blessing of the line.

'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.

Best year yet at Princes Risborough Lighthouse week

Bucks Free Press:

2:30pm Thursday 7th August 2014

MANY helpers and children who went to Lighthouse week in Princes Risborough agreed it was the best year yet.

Joey Essex becomes ambassador for Saunderton charity

Bucks Free Press:

1:39pm Thursday 7th August 2014

JOEY Essex has become the first celebrity ambassador for Saunderton based Child Bereavement UK.

Inquest: Man died during racketball game

Bucks Free Press: Beaconsfield Coroner's Court

1:21pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A 75-YEAR-old man died after he collided with a wall during a game of racketball.

Police assess safety on busy path

Bucks Free Press:

3:50pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

POLICE continue to investigate ways to improve safety on the Upper Icknield Way.

Recycling bins to be removed from High Street

Bucks Free Press:

5:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

RECYCLING bins in the High Street in Princes Risborough could be removed, due to their unsightly appearance.

Changes in planning rules force councillors to meet with developers

Bucks Free Press: Princes Risborough Market House

10:40am Saturday 2nd August 2014

A TOWN council has reluctantly agreed to meet with developers who want to build 210 homes in a village.

Town council agree in principle to take on grass cutting from county

Bucks Free Press:

2:43pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

PRINCES Risborough Town Council has agreed in principle to take on grass cutting from the county council.

Thumbs up for 100-year-old birthday celebration

Bucks Free Press:

11:08am Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN enterprising woman who studied architecture at university in the 30s celebrated her 100th birthday at the weekend.

Planning applications for July 28

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

9:52am Wednesday 30th July 2014

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

Councillors agree to employ second apprentice

Bucks Free Press:

4:40pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

PRINCES Risborough Town Council has agreed to employ an apprentice in its office from September.

Chiltern Society work party to be held next week

Bucks Free Press:

3:52pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE Chiltern Society is next holding a work party at Brush Hill next Thursday.

Police launch appeal after motorbike collides with car in Risborough

Bucks Free Press: Police have arrested two men following the death of a 25-year-old woman

1:34pm Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE have launched an appeal for witnesses following a collision between a motorbike and car near Princes Risborough.

Successful show for once threatened stage school

Bucks Free Press:

2:41pm Monday 28th July 2014

A STAGE school which faced extinction has come back from the brink to hold a successful stage show.

WDC: 'No decisions have been made on Local Plan options'

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

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NO decisions have been made about which sites could be developed for housing and employment space, a council has said.

Wycombe police chief handed lifetime achievement award

Bucks Free Press:

4:36pm Monday 21st July 2014

A POLICE chief has been handed a lifetime achievement award for his outstanding contribution to policing and his community.

'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.

Five key issues in the districts Local Plan

Bucks Free Press: New hotel for Wycombe among planning applications for June 26

8:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

THE Wycombe District Council Local Plan has been one of the biggest talking points across the area since it was released in January this year.

Walkers needed for the Chilterns Three Peaks Challenge

Bucks Free Press:

9:20am Wednesday 16th July 2014

PRINCES Risborough will be the starting point once more for The Chilterns Three Peaks Challenge- now in its sixth year.

Fire authority and union reach 'one off agreement' over strike action

Bucks Free Press:

3:27pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A ‘ONE off agreement’ has been reached between Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue and firefighters staging strike action this week.

Risborough Festival comes to a close

Bucks Free Press:

5:10pm Monday 14th July 2014

PRINCES Risborough Festival came to a close last Saturday with a bustling street fair.

Red Kite has 'no choice' but to make changes to support services

Bucks Free Press:

11:10am Thursday 10th July 2014

TENANTS of sheltered housing schemes will continue to receive support despite proposed county-wide changes to key services, Red Kite has said.

New entry signs for the oldest parish in England

Bucks Free Press:

5:10pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

DRIVERS may have noticed new entry signs have been put up in Princes Risborough and Monks Risborough.

Biggest parade yet at Risborough Festival

Bucks Free Press:

4:05pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

RISBOROUGH Festival kicked off on Saturday with a good turn-out and the biggest parade in recent years.

Planning applications: Proposed alterations to The Antelope

Bucks Free Press: Historic Wycombe pub to reopen

9:34am Tuesday 8th July 2014

PROPOSED alterations and an extension to the historic Antelope pub in High Wycombe feature in the latest planning applications validated by south Buckinghamshire district councils on Friday.

Public urged to look out for stolen mountain bikes

Bucks Free Press: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

1:51pm Sunday 6th July 2014

EXPENSIVE bicycles were stolen during a daylight burglary at a house in Monks Risborough last week, with police calling on the public to look out for them.

Festival in Risborough starts on Saturday

Bucks Free Press:

1:58pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

PRINCES Risborough Festival kicks off on Saturday.

Dog collision death being investigated by police

Bucks Free Press: Gordon, Rosie and Mandy

4:18pm Monday 30th June 2014

POLICE continue to investigate a collision where a dog died on the Upper Icknield Way.

Council recognises grass cutting has been poor in Princes Risborough

Bucks Free Press: Bill Bendyshe-Brown

1:20pm Saturday 28th June 2014

TRANSPORT for Buckinghamshire recognises its grass cutting in Princes Risborough has been "pretty poor", a councillor said this week.

Councillors argue about public meeting protocol

Bucks Free Press: Princes Risborough Market House

1:21pm Friday 27th June 2014

A ROW broke out between councillors over the protocol of holding a public meeting, with one councillor saying he would not break his promise to the public.

Councillors discuss the consequences of devolved services

Bucks Free Press: Councillors discuss the consequences of devolved services

1:19pm Friday 27th June 2014

THE possible options of accepting more responsibility, including taking on the cutting of grass verges, from the county council was discussed in Princes Risborough this week.

Vintage tea room to open in Risborough

Bucks Free Press: How should the word scone be pronounced?

4:55pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

A VINTAGE tea room has been given planning permission which will feel like you are stepping back in time, the owners said.

Police note rise in shed burglaries

Bucks Free Press: Phone smashed during attempted robbery in Marlow

10:10am Tuesday 24th June 2014

THERE has been a rise in shed and outhouse burglaries within Princes Risborough and the surrounding area.

Record numbers at Risborough fete

Bucks Free Press: Record numbers at Risborough fete

4:50pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

A PRIMARY school fete is thought to have made a record amount of money this year.

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.

Risborough talks curiosities and oddities

Bucks Free Press: Duke Street in Princes Risborough

9:14pm Monday 23rd June 2014

AT the last meeting of the Princes Risborough Morning WI there was a talk about London curiosities and oddities.

John Bercow to attend Risborough public meeting tomorrow

Bucks Free Press: John Bercow

4:50pm Thursday 19th June 2014

JOHN Bercow will attend a public meeting in Princes Risborough tomorrow evening.

Community stalwart recognised in Queen's birthday honours

Bucks Free Press: Peter Robinson

5:20pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A PRINCES Risborough man who has worked tirelessly for his community has been recognised in the Queen's birthday honours.

Community bus helps transport dedicated football fans

Bucks Free Press: Community bus helps transport dedicated football fans

2:49pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A SUPPORTIVE relationship has blossomed between a football club and community bus.

June 17, 2014: John Bercow MP

Bucks Free Press: John Bercow

3:15pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

THIS week's letter from Westminster is penned by MP for Buckingham, John Bercow, who writes about the issues facing Princes Risborough.

Shy Chris wins speech award

Bucks Free Press: Chris Boden is on the left

5:10pm Monday 16th June 2014

A MAN who was so shy when he was younger he didn't like to talk, has won a national speech competition.

Cafe given retrospective planning permission

Bucks Free Press: Duke Street in Princes Risborough

3:57pm Monday 16th June 2014

A CAFE in Princes Risborough has been given retrospective planning permission.

Marylebone station fire: Train users urged not to travel

Bucks Free Press: The new look Chiltern Railways train

9:31am Monday 16th June 2014

RAIL commuters are being urged to avoid travelling into London unless it is essential as Marylebone station remains closed following a fire.

Art teacher has sculpture accepted for London exhibition

Bucks Free Press: Michael Carberry

4:07pm Monday 16th June 2014

AN art teacher from Princes Risborough currently has his work displayed at the Royal Academy of Arts’ summer exhibition.

Dash for Dads charity race this weekend

Bucks Free Press: Dash for Dads charity race this weekend

3:57pm Thursday 12th June 2014

FATHERS will be raising money for charity in the Dash for Dads race – with one High Wycombe man taking part dressed as a cartoon character.



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