The public feels 'betrayed over the M25 services approval in Iver.  Ivers Parish Council say locals felt “betrayed” after councillors gave plans for a new services between junctions 15 and 16 of the M25 by Iver Heath the green light last week.

The Strategic Sites Planning Committee approved Colne Valley Motorway Service Area Ltd’s application for the new rest area despite a planning officer’s report finding that it would be “harmful” to the green belt.

Read the full story in this week's edition (Friday, October 6).

Also in this week's paper:

Air Raid Shelter cafe reopens in a new venue, with its owner promising customers an even more authentic trip back in time.

Bucks MPs have attacked HS2 as Sunak cancels the northern leg of the rail link

Artwork left at Bournemouth beach in memory of High Wycombe teen labelled a 'crass mistake'.

Thames Valley Police struggling to recruit cops 

Man unearths gold coin hoard 

School launches campaign against idling drivers warning parents

And much more.

Amersham, Chesham and Little Chalfont Edition

A MOTHER-OF-TWO from Buckinghamshire has described an upcoming art exhibition featuring her work as ‘bittersweet’ after she picked up her paintbrush following the deaths of her husband and father.

Nikki Pearce, 51, lives in Chalfont St Giles and studied painting at the Wimbledon School of Art in the 1990s, where she met her husband, Steve, who was a fellow art student.

Read full story in this week's edition (Friday 6).

Also in this week's paper:

Council fines gas company Cadent over delay in roadworks 

Mural on high street preserves memories in Amersham

Parents saddened over nursery closure

Anger at delay in repairing footpath

New cafe opens with a Mediterranean twist

Marlow Free Press

A resident is concerned that the recent trend of al fresco seating around their Buckinghamshire town is forcing pedestrians into the road. A Marlow resident who wanted to remain anonymous has raised concern about the “very recent trend” of cafes and restaurants along their town’s High Street installing tables and seating along the pavement outside their establishments.

Also in this week's edition

Nursery unveils new look after ‘extensive refurbishment

Marlow Donkey pub reopens after six-figure makeover

Go to your local pub more, says Tom Kerridge

Art gallery displays work by Dylan and Depp

Police warn of dangerous driving outside school 

You will also find nostalgia, horoscopes, free time, sport, court listings and a four-page puzzle supplement in each paper this week to keep your brain active.