• Another business succumbs to closure

    I came home yesterday evening to read an article in the news section of this site about the nightclub next to the Oxford Road roundabout closing down. Tragically in recent months Wycombe has lost some wonderful business such as Hearn's shoe shop and

  • My poppy privilege

    AS Chairman of the High Wycombe Poppy Appeal fund, I would like to thank everyone involved with last Saturday’s 90th Anniversary Poppy Appeal launch at Chilterns Shopping Centre and Wycombe Wanderers FC. It was a privilege to attend both occasions and

  • I do mind the gap on this vastly-reduced train service

    Extracts of an open letter to Chiltern Railways. I WISH to complain about the recent timetable changes that are affecting my journey from Seer Green to London Marylebone. I have complained in writing and in person on previous occasions but my grievance

  • I was left speechless at a speech when the lurgy stole my voice

    FOR some strange reason. I don’t mind giving talks in public. That’s probably because it’s the only time anyone ever listens to what I’m saying. So I generally say yes to public speaking engagements and don’t expend too many nerves beforehand. I accept

  • Blues keeper nominated for FA Cup prize

    JASON Mooney has been nominated as player of the round in the FA Cup fourth qualifying round. The Wanderers keeper, currently on loan at non-league Oxford City, made a series of match-winning saves as they clinched a place in the first round proper

  • Ladies Day at Adams Park

    ADAMS Park will be hosting a special Ladies Day weekend later this month. In partnership with House of Fraser, ahead of Wycombe Wanderers’ fixture with AFC Bournemouth on Saturday 19th November and London Wasps’ clash with Rovigo the following day.

  • Golf club murder denied

    A 34-YEAR-OLD has denied beheading a man in an attack at a golf club in Thame. Albanian national Jonathan Limani pleaded not guilty to murder when he appeared at Oxford Crown Court this afternoon. Limani, of Rycote Lane, Thame, stands accused of

  • Fresh fears at new HS2 route plan

    AN alternative route for the controversial HS2 project was put forward by a shadow cabinet minister this week - sparking more outrage in the county. The proposals put forward by Labour's Transport Secretary Maria Eagle on Monday have placed

  • We're fourth but just getting started

    ANDY Leese says his Chesham United team are finally starting to put in the performances to go alongside the results that have taken them into the play-off places. A 4-0 win over Bedford Town made it six unbeaten in the league and pushed the Generals

  • Is this the shortest ever Wanderers career?

    NICHOLAS Bignall has gone back to Reading after possibly the shortest-ever Wycombe Wanderers career. The striker played for 25 minutes against Charlton Athletic last Tuesday as a substitute, having joined Blues on a month's loan just hours

  • VIDEO: Schoolboy shooting to feature on Crimewatch

    THE unsolved case of a Wycombe schoolboy being shot in both kneecaps is set to be featured on TV show Crimewatch tonight – while his family urged people to help police find the gunman. Khalil Hogan, who is now 15, was blasted with a shotgun

  • Benyon has fight on to get place back

    ELLIOT Benyon needs to keep working hard if he's to win his place back in the Wanderers first team squad. The High Wycombe-born striker has been out of favour in recent weeks and hasn't even been in the matchday 16 since the disastrous 3-1 Johnstone's

  • Man assaulted in attempted robbery

    A MAN was assaulted by a group of youngsters who tried to rob him in Wycombe on Tuesday. The 21-year-old was walking in Desborough Street at about 6.15pm, when a group of six Asian boys, all aged between about 14 and 18 years old, asked him

  • Manager attacked as shop is robbed at knifepoint

    KNIFE-WIELDING raiders punched a shop manager in the face when a Co-op store in Walters Ash was robbed on Monday. At about 9.50pm, two men entered the store in Main Road. One of them threatened the member of staff behind the till with a knife

  • Thompson big doubt for Wasps agaisnt Saints

    WASPS are preparing to take on Northampton this Sunday without England hooker Steve Thompson. The World Cup winner was a major influence in their win over Worcester last weekend, but a shoulder injury could rule him out against the Saints. Dai Young

  • Ex-commerce chief: Hotel expansion great for trade

    THE expansion of the Compleat Angler Hotel is “brilliant” news for businesses in Marlow, an ex-commerce chief believes. Andy McCready, former president of the Marlow Chamber of Trade and Commerce, hailed the now approved redevelopment, saying it will

  • Paul Ross helps battle to beat blood cancer

    FILM critic and radio presenter Paul Ross leant a hand to the battle to beat blood cancer. Mr Ross joined fundraisers in Marlow High Street to raise cash for the Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research Fund. The money, collected on October 1