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Elderly man in hospital following bus collision

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

10:26am Tuesday 15th April 2014

AN elderly man is in hospital in a serious condition following a collision with a bus in Stokenchurch.

Final call for runners for race in Bledlow Ridge

Bucks Free Press: The Ridge Off Roader last year

4:56pm Monday 14th April 2014

THERE is still time to apply for a race in Bledlow Ridge, which returns for its second year.

Tributes paid to "fantastic mother" who died in collision

Bucks Free Press: Marta Johnston

9:10am Sunday 13th April 2014

TRIBUTES have poured in for a "fantastic mother" from High Wycombe who died following a car collision, aged 27, on Tuesday.

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.

M40 bridge to be refurbished

Bucks Free Press: Delays after accident on M40

5:10pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

THE bridge over the M40 in Stokenchurch will be refurbished, starting next Monday.

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”.

Planning permission for travellers' site refused

Bucks Free Press: Planning permission for travellers' site refused

4:50pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

PLANS for a travellers' site has been refused by Wycombe District Council.

Campaign group: 'Build houses in the west of the district'

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

12:18pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE west of the Wycombe District should bear the brunt of some development as the east “has reached saturation point”, a campaign group has said.

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.

Stokenchurch business celebrates fourth win

Bucks Free Press: ProspectSoft's Investment in Students Success

6:00pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A STOKENCHURCH business has for the fourth time been recognised nationally for its undergraduate placement scheme.

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.

Police appeal after Bolter End break in

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

3:40pm Saturday 29th March 2014

BURGLARS broke into a home in Bolter End – but fled after the home security alarm went off.

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.

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.

Happy hounds following grant success

Bucks Free Press: Happy hounds following grant success

5:20pm Monday 24th March 2014

THERE are plenty of happy hounds at Stokenchurch Dog Rescue, after a cash boost to improve the centre.

Student to produce 3D model of historic caves

Bucks Free Press: Hellfire Caves

1:50pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

A PHD student is going to make an accurate 3D scan of the West Wycombe Caves, for the first time.

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.

Determined fundraiser who lost her dad to hold an evening with mediums

Bucks Free Press: Julia Walters at a fundraiser last year

10:49am Wednesday 19th March 2014

AN evening of mediumship is being held in Piddington, to raise money for the British Lung Foundation.

Glass cutter used during break in attempt

Bucks Free Press: 081051p4MalowRegattaPoliceAntiDrinking(arm).JPG

9:57am Wednesday 19th March 2014

A GLASS cutter was used in an attempt to gain entry to a property in Cadmore End.

Barbershop group who rehearse in a barbers win first competition

Bucks Free Press: Czarmé Pooley, Katy Donaghue, Laura Ogle and Sue Hunt.

11:20am Wednesday 19th March 2014

A BARBERSHOP quartet, who actually rehearse in a barbers, took two gold medals at their first competition.

Road closed in West Wycombe due to collision

Bucks Free Press: West Wycombe

2:48pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A COLLISION is West Wycombe has closed the A40 in the village.

Resident angry over 'pushed through' pedestrian crossing

Bucks Free Press: Resident angry over 'pushed through' pedestrian crossing

5:03pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

A RESIDENT has criticised a council after it made a late alteration to the West Wycombe Road project to install a pedestrian crossing outside his home.

Chinese restaurant could be turned into homes

Bucks Free Press: Chinese restaurant could be turned into homes

12:10pm Thursday 13th March 2014

A CHINESE restaurant in Lane End could be converted into flats, if plans get the go-ahead.

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.

Dash for Dad returns for the fourth year

Bucks Free Press: Dash for Dad returns for the fourth year

12:01pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

DASH for Dad returns this Father's Day to raise money for a child bereavement charity in Saunderton.

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.

Sites put forward for extra Wycombe cemetery

Bucks Free Press: Committee to debate potential sites for new Wycombe cemetery

3:30pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

POTENTIAL sites for an additional cemetery for High Wycombe were put forward by councillors last night.

Trail marathon returns to West Wycombe

Bucks Free Press: The last marathon in September

9:56am Wednesday 5th March 2014

WEST Wycombe Park will be the venue for a tough trail marathon this autumn.

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.

Secret showroom opens its doors to the public

Bucks Free Press: Stokenchurch

3:20pm Monday 3rd March 2014

A FURNITURE showroom is opening its doors to the public for the first time in Stokenchurch.

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.

Committee to debate potential sites for new Wycombe cemetery

Bucks Free Press: Committee to debate potential sites for new Wycombe cemetery

5:04pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

POTENTIAL sites for an additional cemetery in High Wycombe are expected to be put forward by councillors at a meeting next week.

Planning applications for February 18

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

9:39am Thursday 20th February 2014

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

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.

Council unveils housing and business options under Local Plan

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

8:00am Saturday 1st February 2014

RESIDENTS are being asked to help a council decide where thousands of new homes and businesses should be built around the district.

Conference business to build leisure centre

Bucks Free Press: How the leisure centre will look

3:58pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

A LEISURE centre is going to built at the Lane End Conference Centre, which will include a gym, sports hall and virtual golf booths.

Opera pavilion to be extended to keep performers dry

Bucks Free Press: The Garsington Opera pavilion. Photo: Media Lane

11:40am Sunday 26th January 2014

OPERA singers will no longer have to get rained on, after planning permission was given to extend a performance pavilion near Stokenchurch.

Telephone scam targets elderly and vulnerable in Wycombe area

Bucks Free Press: HOTLINE: Sussex police has been flooded with phonecalls from neighbours reporting suspicious lifestyles

5:09pm Friday 24th January 2014

A TELEPHONE scam targeting the elderly and vulnerable has struck the Wycombe area repeatedly since the start of 2014 – prompting a warning from police.

Little Mix star urges south Bucks to 'Move' for Sport Relief

Bucks Free Press: A photo posted on Twitter by Leigh-Anne Pinnock in Liberia.

10:05am Friday 24th January 2014

LITTLE Mix star Leigh-Anne Pinnock is urging south Buckinghamshire residents to help change lives by getting involved in Sport Relief.

Council opposes traveller site application

Bucks Free Press: The site in Cadmore End

11:57am Thursday 23rd January 2014

A PARISH council has opposed a planning application for a travellers' site, which the applicant wants to make into a prototype with landscaping and play areas.

West Wycombe garden centre has closed

Bucks Free Press: West Wycombe estate

9:47am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

A GARDEN centre in West Wycombe has closed, but owners said there are "exciting plans afoot."

WDC claims 'admin error' to blame for poor Which? food safety survey rating

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

11:35am Monday 20th January 2014

A COUNCIL claims an administrative error is the reason for it being ranked the fifth worst performing authority in monitoring food hygiene standards.

Meeting called following gypsy site planning application

10:00am Friday 17th January 2014

AN EXTRAORDINARY meeting has been set up following concerns raised over a proposed travellers site in Cadmore End.

Charity shop pledges to offer "real bargains" to residents

Bucks Free Press: Lane End

11:40am Thursday 16th January 2014

A CHARITY shop in Lane End is reopening, which the organiser said will be the cheapest in the area.

Children jump on their bikes after charity donation

Bucks Free Press: Children jump on their bikes after charity donation

3:30pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

CHILDREN will be seen whizzing around on two new tricycles in Lane End after a donation from a women's organisation.

New town for Bucks under 'secret' Tory plan?

Bucks Free Press: Witney MP David Cameron

10:33am Tuesday 14th January 2014

THE Conservatives have been accused of covering up a secret report which recommends potentially building a new town in Buckinghamshire.

New police chief for Wycombe revealed

Bucks Free Press: New police chief for Wycombe revealed

4:09pm Thursday 9th January 2014

WYCOMBE’S new police commander has been unveiled this week.

Church treasurer jailed after stealing almost £100k from ecclesiastical funds

Bucks Free Press: Christian Taylor

4:20pm Friday 3rd January 2014

A CHURCH treasurer who stole almost £100,000 pounds from ecclesiastical funds by forging a female vicar's signature was sentenced to jail yesterday.



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