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In-depth inquiry launched into children service's improvement plans

Angela Macpherson Bucks County Council cabinet member for children's services

A committee has been set up to review improvement plans for Buckinghamshire's County Council's Children's Services after Ofsted deemed them inadequate

Teenagers sentenced for sexual offences

The convictions relate to incidents involving seven female victims who lived in Chesham and High Wycombe between 2009 and 2012.

Chief constable: "Future bleak but we are not losing 400 officers"

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Chief constable Sara Thornton has spoken out after the commissioner Anthony Stansfeld said the force could be poised to lose 400 officers due to more cuts

Flood defence repairs 'seriously damaged' by storm

Saturday's storm caused ‘a lot of damage’ to the recent Vale Brook culvert repair work causing the new paving to collapse.

Platforms extended at Bucks railway stations

Platforms at Bucks railway stations including Beaconsfield and High Wycombe have been extended to allow nine carriage trains to stop at peak times

Bucks Fire and Rescue Service appealing for on-call firefighters

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a recruitment drive for on-call firefighters to join the crews at Chesham, Great Missenden and High Wycombe.
Angela Macpherson Bucks County Council cabinet member for children's services

In-depth inquiry launched into children service's improvement plans

A committee has been set up to review improvement plans for Buckinghamshire's County Council's Children's Services after Ofsted deemed them inadequate

Platforms extended at Bucks railway stations

Platforms at Bucks railway stations including Beaconsfield and High Wycombe have been extended to allow nine carriage trains to stop at peak times

Work completed on M40 junction

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The Highways Agency has completed a project to improve roads in Bucks.
The Gibson Family with ‘Bill & Ben’.

Can you guess which children's book characters these scarecrows are?

Seer Green had some visitors ahead of its autumn show, with scarecrows based on children's book characters dotted around the village. Can you guess who they are meant to be?

Famous micro pigs set up home in Buckinghamshire

Kew Little Pigs held a launch day at Stampwell Farm, between Beaconsfield and Gerrards Cross on Saturday

Watch: 1,500 'foodies' come to Marlow Food Festival

The 2014 Marlow Food Festival, which was held at Macdonald Compleat Angler on Sunday was proclaimed a resounding success by the organisers and host venue.

Portsmouth v Wycombe Wanderers: Result of Rate the Chairboys

Your say on how Gareth Ainsworth's side performed at Fratton Park

Video: Watch Sammy Wood plunder a point at Portsmouth

Re-live all the action as Blues maintain their good form at a packed Fratton Park

Wycombe boss is a happy man after Portsmouth stalemate

Ainsworth pleased as gritty Chairboys battle to a point at Fratton Park

Non-League Football

Little strikes in stoppage time to earn Chesham a point

Blake also on the mark as Generals stage a late comeback from two goals down at Cirencester

Last-gasp Paine earns Chalfont a point against Rugby

But it should really have been all three for Danny Edwards' men, writes Ian Doorbar

Wasps to use first win of the season as a springboard

Stingers have had to completely rebuild after losing manager and entire first team
Former disc jockey Dave Lee Travis with his wife Marianne (right)

Dave Lee Travis guilty of indecent assault

Former Radio One DJ cleared on second charge

Morning news headlines: US and Arab countries launch ISIS airstrikes in Syria, Cameron to meet Iran president, Phones 4U job losses

A US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet films an airstrike
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Watch: Woman spends £12,000 on surgery to have third breast added

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Jasmine Tridevil, 21, says new addition feels just like her other two - except the nipple which has been tattooed on

Bucks pupil youngest competitor in power boat championships

Kayleigh Priestly, a pupil at The Beaconsfield School, in Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, was the youngest competitor at the World Power Boat Championships held the Guernsey.

Beaconsfield bounce back with Wallingford win

Beaconsfield are up in running in Southern Counties One North

A tale of two halves, but a win for Amersham & Chiltern

Four first half tries secure a bonus point before the interval, but injuries almost derail A&C, writes Andy Gillanders

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