• For some Thursday was A life changing day

    For 335,000 of our youngsters today was a life changing day as they received their A level results. This years boys received more A* grades than girls with 8.0% for the men compared with 7.9% for the ladies however the overall number of top grades

  • 'Despicable' thieves take mini bus and TVs from day centre

    A MINI bus has been stolen from a High Wycombe day centre for adults with learning difficulties. Thieves also stole two large flat-screen televisions, a Pentax digital camera, a Nintendo Wii and a quantity of cash. Police, who have this afternoon

  • Kids are all right for Waddock

    WANDERERS' talented crop of youngsters will get the chance to play a significant part this season, says manager Gary Waddock. Six members of last year's youth team have been given squad numbers for the forthcoming campaign and others featured prominently

  • Phones ringing for clearing places at BNU

    PHONE lines at Buckinghamshire New University have been seeing heavy action today as students scramble for Clearing vacancies after finding out their A-Level results. Bob Cozens, deputy director of student experience at BNU, described call activity

  • No targets for Blues after busy summer

    AFTER a summer of upheaval at Adams Park, Gary Waddock is not setting his players a target on where he wants them to finish. Protracted takeover talks, a transfer embargo and the scrapping of the club's youth setup made life tough for the Wanderers

  • Proposal moved forward for new community building

    A PROPOSAL for a new community building in Princes Risborough is to be taken to the next stage with a public consultation. At Princes Risborough Town Council on Tuesday night Cllr Bill Bendyshe-Brown questioned whether any further action was to

  • Marlow schools celebrate A-Level success

    MARLOW'S two secondary schools were celebrating another year of outstanding A-Level results yesterday. Great Marlow School in Bobmore Lane has improved for a seventh consecutive year, headteacher Geralyn Wilson said. Dr Peter Holding, headteacher

  • Row over by-election costs breaks out at meeting

    A TOWN councillor said an elderly resident was duped into signing a letter calling for a by-election at a meeting where tempers flared. At Princes Risborough Town Council on Tuesday night Cllr Gary Hall and Cllr Bill Bendyshe-Brown argued over

  • A Level success for south Bucks

    ONCE again Bucks’ A-Level results were full of success stories as pupils celebrated yet another high-achieving year. Nationally the overall pass rate rose to 98 per cent, although top A*/A grades at A level fell nationally by 0.4 per cent.

  • Former Wycombe MP Ray Whitney dies

    TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Wycombe MP who has been described as hardworking, professional and a man of principle. Sir Ray Whitney died on August 15, aged 81, and served as a Conservative MP for Wycombe from 1978 to 2001. Before he

  • Blues need to change attitude if they're to Spring forward

    NEW signing Matt Spring says Wanderers have to rid themselves of their losing mentality from last season. Some of the statistics from last year's relegation make for depressing reading, with Blues being defeated in more than half of their matches

  • New coffee shop will be part owned by Tesco

    SUPERMARKET giant Tesco are part owners of a new coffee shop franchise set to open its first branch in Amersham next week. The south Bucks town has been chosen as the location for the first Harris and Hoole shop, which is due to open its doors

  • Call out made to classic car owners

    GET IN your garage and dust off your classic cars is the message from the organiser of a special display. Owners of old and interesting vehicles are being encouraged to take off the dust covers and show them off in Little Marlow this month.

  • I’m not alone with confusion over tickets

    It would appear that I am not alone in being confused when using the multi-storey car park at Wycombe Station. I recently took my grandson to Lord’s and we stayed in London overnight to ensure we were at the ground early. On arrival at Wycombe