Bucks Free Press: Wycombe

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Steve Baker takes part in Iftar ahead of Eid celebrations

Bucks Free Press:

11:40am Friday 25th July 2014

STEVE Baker MP visited the Wycombe Islamic Centre to break fast with Muslims taking part in Ramadan.

London Road accident causing delays

Bucks Free Press:

2:01pm Friday 25th July 2014

MOTORISTS can expect delays following a three car collision near the M40 junction at Loudwater.

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.

Hundreds gather to pay tribute to Kyrece, 13, who died in the River Thames

Bucks Free Press:

5:59pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE family and friends of Kyrece Francis paid tribute to the promising footballer during an emotional vigil outside his school today.

Marlow River Thames death: Boy named locally

Bucks Free Press:

12:36pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE teenage boy whose body was recovered from the River Thames in Marlow last night has been named locally as Kyrece Francis.

Downley's Up Festival hailed a success by organisers

Bucks Free Press:

3:34pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE inaugural Downley Up Festival has been hailed a roaring success by its organisers who are already plotting for the next one.

Headteacher would be 'surprised' if school transport plan goes ahead

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A HEADMASTER says he would be “very surprised” if a council ploughed ahead with plans to amalgamate bus transport for three Wycombe schools.

Pupils transported back to 1914 in 'moving' WWI commemoration

Bucks Free Press:

10:41am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PUPILS were transported back to 1914 as part of a multi-sensory commemoration of the beginning of the First World War.

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.

JLS star hands out awards at school gaming contest

Bucks Free Press:

5:18pm Monday 21st July 2014

JLS star JB Gill presented the awards to youngsters at the annual Active Gamerz championships.

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

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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.

BNU's Vice Chancellor to retire in 2015

Bucks Free Press:

11:22am Monday 21st July 2014

THE Vice Chancellor of Buckinghamshire New University will retire in 2015.

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.

More than £1k raised in memory of 18-year-old

Bucks Free Press: Alexander Jansons

3:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A FOOTBALL tournament and fundraising day raised £1,400 for the Alexander Jansons Foundation.

Highways Agency: 'New system has improved Handy Cross traffic flow'

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

11:44am Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE Highways Authority says congestion at Handy Cross has reduced since a new traffic signal system was implemented.

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.

Rain stays away from Penn Street Beer Festival

Bucks Free Press:

9:20am Tuesday 15th July 2014

THOUSANDS sampled the various beers and ales at the Penn Street Beer Festival at the weekend.

Wycombe High hosts 'taking maths further' workshop

Bucks Free Press:

3:40pm Monday 14th July 2014

A NEWLY designated ‘maths hub’ showed pupils how maths can be used to catch criminals and manage cabin pressure during a workshop.

Music, art and sport at ninth Wycombe Community Festival

Bucks Free Press:

12:30pm Friday 11th July 2014

MUSIC, art and sport will be used to celebrate High Wycombe’s cultural diversity at the annual Community Festival on Saturday.

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.

Passport delays leave family stranded in Africa

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6:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A FAMILY’s summer plans appear to have been scuppered by the backlog of passport applications as they are left stranded in Uganda.

Mayor cleans cars to raise £1k for charity appeal

Bucks Free Press:

3:17pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THE Mayor of High Wycombe washed cars to raise £1000 for his appeal.

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.

Servicemen appear in Hughenden parkland

Bucks Free Press:

1:42pm Friday 4th July 2014

FIVE servicemen have appeared in parkland at Hughenden Manor this week, made out of wood from the estate.

Cllrs call for pub protection as Morrison's Downley Donkey plan is approved

Bucks Free Press: Residents: 'We don't want Morrisons in Downley'

11:14am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A PLAN to protect the district’s pubs must be put in place, councillors warned, as they begrudgingly approved Morrison’s proposals for the Downley Donkey.

Morrison's plans for the Downley Donkey to be debated tonight

Bucks Free Press: Residents: 'We don't want Morrisons in Downley'

2:26pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to convert the Downley Donkey pub into a Morrison’s store will be mulled over by planning bosses tonight.

Wycombe High School to take the lead after being named 'maths hub'

Bucks Free Press:

11:11am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

WYCOMBE High School has been named an elite mathematics hub as part of an £11m government initiative to improve standards.

Mayor looking for Half Marathon runner to raise money for appeal

Bucks Free Press:

5:03pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

THE Mayor of High Wycombe is on the lookout for a fundraiser to run on behalf of the Mayor’s Appeal at the Wycombe Half Marathon.

Pupils learn about space at festival workshop

Bucks Free Press:

10:30am Tuesday 1st July 2014

PUPILS learnt about the solar system and space in a fun filled workshop inspired by Speen Festival.

Rotary dragonboats race raises £10k for charity

Bucks Free Press:

10:53am Tuesday 1st July 2014

OARSMEN and women took to Dorney Lake in dragonboats to raise more than £10,000 for charity.

Aliens Stink author entertains children at school

Bucks Free Press:

4:05pm Monday 30th June 2014

THE author of Aliens Stink and Astrosaurs visited a school in Cadmore End to inspire them to write.

Fundraising tournament to be held this weekend in memory of Penn teenager

Bucks Free Press: Alexander Jansons

3:10pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A FOOTBALL tournament and fundraiser will be held this weekend in memory of an 18-year-old who died last year.

Celebrations at summer festival in Penn Woods

Bucks Free Press: Celebrations at summer festival in Penn Woods

10:07am Thursday 26th June 2014

MARSHMALLOW toasting and making leaf crowns was the order of the day at Penn Woods.

Easton Street car-park to close for refurbishment this summer

Bucks Free Press: Council car parks include Easton Street multi-storey

4:08pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

THE Easton Street car-park will be refurbished this summer, Wycombe District Council has announced.

Lions' Easter egg raffle raises £2k for charities

Bucks Free Press: Children's Easter eggs broken by 'heavy handed' airport staff

1:35pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

THE High Wycombe Lions annual Easter Egg raffle raised more than £2000 – which has been divided between three south Bucks charities.

Families enjoy Freemasons' pig roast

Bucks Free Press: Families enjoy Freemasons' pig roast

6:00pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

FAMILIES enjoyed a pig roast as part of a series of summer social events organised by Marlow Freemasons.

Fun times at Naphill fete

Bucks Free Press: Fun times at Naphill fete

5:04pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

THERE was plenty of fun to be had at Naphill Village Fete, which has been running for 88 years.

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.

Open day on the Syrian crisis to be held in Wycombe

Bucks Free Press: Open day on the Syrian crisis to be held in Wycombe

1:00pm Monday 23rd June 2014

THE Government is holding an open day in High Wycombe about the Syrian crisis on Thursday.

Scarecrows promote Downley's first Village Festival

Bucks Free Press: Scarecrows promote Downley's first Village Fesitval

9:00am Friday 20th June 2014

SCARECROWS have taken over Downley - but only to promote the village’s inaugural jam-packed entertainment festival which kicks off tomorrow.

Football thought to reduce race day numbers

Bucks Free Press: Football thought to reduce race day numbers

2:41pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

NUMBERS were slightly down at the Penn Seven at the weekend, with organisers putting it down to the late night football match the previous evening.

Brazilian theme at village fete

Bucks Free Press: Brazilian theme at village fete

3:50pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

RADNAGE Primary School is having a Brazilian theme at its annual fête this year, to celebrate the World Cup.

Bucks dad takes on another cycle challenge for his daughter

Bucks Free Press: Bucks dad takes on another cycle challenge for his daughter

10:20am Tuesday 17th June 2014

A HUGHENDEN Valley man is taking on a 60 mile bike once again.

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.

Box tree-inspired exhibition at Wycombe Museum

Bucks Free Press: Box tree-inspired exhibition at Wycombe Museum

10:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

AN exhibition of art inspired by box trees will be held at Wycombe Museum as part of the Bucks Open Studios showcase.

Aircraft fly-past as RAF parades through High Wycombe

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5:44pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

HUNDREDS of people lined the streets to pay homage to the Royal Air Force as servicemen and women exercised their right to march through High Wycombe.

Wycombe's Town Clerk to stand down after five years

Bucks Free Press: Bill Reid

4:23pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

HIGH Wycombe Town Clerk Bill Reid plans to stand down to spend more time with his family.

Detailed study of three potential cemetery sites commissioned

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

1:22pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

A DETAILED study will be carried out on the suitability of three potential sites identified for a new cemetery.

Campaigners accuse police of double standards ahead of Habib Ullah vigil

Bucks Free Press: Habib Ullah campaigners mark fifth anniversary of his death

10:45am Wednesday 11th June 2014

CAMPAIGNERS have accused the police of double standards as they prepare to hold a vigil to mark the sixth anniversary of the death of Habib ‘Paps’ Ullah.

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