• Making money on the internet

    The ravages of the current economic climate are starting to take their toll on yours truly. I’m not saying the wolf is knocking on my door just yet however I fear he is about half way down the drive. Recently I have tried to bolster my income

  • Track Off! Five Very Important Reasons to Derail HS2

    Having been delayed, overcharged and jiggled about on many an unsatisfactory train journey in the UK, I understand the need for this country to improve its rail infrastructure. I also appreciate that a high-speed super train will bring us in line

  • Health bosses move to ease transport concerns

    HEALTH bosses have tried to ease concerns over hospital transport by offering free bus travel to patients and visitors. Free tickets are now being given to patients and visitors travelling between Buckinghamshire hospital sites on Arriva buses

  • Plans to upgrade Wycombe breast care unit

    A ‘CENTRE of excellence’ for breast services would be created at Wycombe Hospital under NHS plans, with new state-of-the-art equipment. It would improve on the current service, providing digital imaging, breast screening, follow-up assessments

  • Health chiefs say hospital changes will improve care

    PLANS to remove several inpatient services from Wycombe Hospital will produce better results for patients, say NHS chiefs. The plans, published by the NHS Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Cluster this week, have also been approved by the hospitals

  • Plans include downgrade of emergency services in Wycombe

    EMERGENCY services in Wycombe would seem to be downgraded further by NHS plans published this week (see link below for main story). With about 300 emergency medical patients being redirected to Stoke Mandeville or Wexham Park hospitals each

  • Full story: New plans for Wycombe Hospital

    NEARLY a third of the beds at Wycombe Hospital will close under plans for a major transfer of inpatient services to Stoke Mandeville. Bucks health bosses say patients needing an overnight stay for medicine, respiratory, gastroenterology and

  • MP says merger of hospital services 'could be positive'

    MP Steve Baker says plans to transfer several inpatient services out of Wycombe Hospital ‘could be positive’. The Conservative member for Wycombe, who has called the town's hospital his 'top priority', said: “Of course I’d like world class,

  • Review: Lane End Players perform Dick Whittington

    LANE End Players staged a lively version of this popular pantomime with a vivacious chorus and some talented principals. Sophie Marshall was impressive as Queen Rat with her entourage of little rats, all superbly made up. Both Dick and Alice his

  • "Party politics should stay out of HS2 debate"

    UKIP say an upcoming council byelection in Amersham is "a referendum on HS2" - but a former Tory mayor says party politics should stay out of the fight against the controversial railway project. Four candidates will stand for election to the vacant

  • Wasps chasing three new players

    WASPS are urgently hunting three players to fill shirts as they bid to fight off relegation in the final few months of the season. The black and golds are desperate for a winger after losing Tom Varndell and Christian Wade in successive weeks. Their

  • Stalwart lock preparing to join the 250-club

    RICHARD Birkett is the sort of player they invented the term ‘club servant’ for and if they handed out trophies for durability he’d have a cabinet full. He’s won more than his share of silverware anyway, but no one can argue the lock hasn’t deserved

  • Too many men are dying of prostate cancer

    I WAS pleased to read your article in the January 6 edition of the BFP about tackling prostate cancer ‘the silent killer’ and promoting the work of the Chilterns Prostate Cancer Support Group. We have more than 200 members in South Bucks, including

  • Do Wanderers have the firepower without him?

    GARY Waddock is caught between a rock and a hard place this week. While trying to boost the fragile confidence levels of the strikers he has to rely on against Rochdale on Saturday, he is also scouring the market for their replacements.

  • Businessman jailed for sex attacks on young girl

    THE founding chairman of the National Training and Enterprise Council has been jailed for two years after being convicted of a string of sex offences against a vulnerable young girl. Edward Roberts, who was awarded the CBE for services to industry

  • Waddock: No hard feelings towards Trotta

    GARY Waddock says there are no hard feelings after Marcello Trotta rejected a chance to extend his loan period at Adams Park this week. The 19-year-old went back to his parent club Fulham despite boss Martin Jol saying he could stay in Wycombe if he

  • Stop this plan by Beaconsfield High School

    I AM disgusted that Beaconsfield High School continues to attempt to clear their debts by selling off land for houses. Can they not see the dangers of placing four houses at the top of a school? It not only defies belief in terms of safeguarding

  • Help us to reduce the risk of passing on norovirus

    As is normal at this time of year, norovirus is circulating within the community and some of our inpatient wards are affected, especially at Wycombe Hospital. Visiting will be restricted in areas experiencing norovirus, including the main tower block

  • Otter opportunity for Chalfont swimmers at London Games

    NINE Chalfont Otters will have front row seats at the Olympic Games this summer after seeing off competition from around the country to work with the best swimmers in the world at London 2012. They were chosen this week to be poolside at the Aquatic

  • Twins hoping to become stars of reality TV

    MEET the Amersham twins who are hoping to become the next stars of reality TV. The Howe twins Melissa and Carla have already made it big in Hollywood, having worked with the likes of Kelly Osbourne, 50 Cent and The Black Eyed Peas. They've also

  • Amersham begin Thames defence with Newbury win

    AMERSHAM Swimming Club coped with the pressure of being the team everyone wanted to beat as they began the defence of their Thames Valley League title with a win in Newbury. As champions for two years running, their 9-12 year olds had a lot to live up

  • Wycombe's future shown on Facebook

    FACEBOOK will help reveal the future of Wycombe as imagined by council chiefs. A new campaign, using social media websites, looks back at the district's past and also at the longer term plan to improve it going forward. The '50 for the future' scheme