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Breaking: High Court challenge after decision to allow Khalsa free school to stay

Stoke Poges Parish Council has begun legal proceedings in High Court challenging the decision by Eric Pickles to overrule an inspector's decision regarding the Khalsa Secondary School

Tree catches fire after lightning strike

Fire crew called to Burnham after lightning struck a tree

Search is on to fill new HS2 job - but is it too little too late?

HS2 say the role will help people eligible for government compensation - but anti-HS2 campaigner says "only a tiny percentage are eligible, so relatively few people will be helped at all"

Heavy winds during Hurricane Gonzalo damage roof

A roof panel in Beaconsfield was damaged during the high winds

Hospital trust says it has seen an increase in A&E patients after 'narrowly' missing targest

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust missed its A&E targets again, but said it was narrow margin and is partly due to an increase in patients

Mother campaigns for footpath to improve safety near schools

Bucks County Council recommends funding goes to 'higher priority' projects after Chalfont St Peter petition raises concerns

District join campaigners in challenge against Khalsa free school

South Bucks District Council has decided to challenge the decision of the Secretary of State to overrule an inspector decision and allow Khalsa Secondary School to stay in Stoke Poges

Tree catches fire after lightning strike

Fire crew called to Burnham after lightning struck a tree

Neighbours near school campaign for double yellow lines

Neighbours near Chalfonts Community College are petitioning for double yellows to deter parking outside their house all day

Opera singer raises the roof in Chalfont St Peter

Jonathan Viera brings his sons to play in special concert at church

Look: Chiltern Open Air Museum celebrates harvest

Families enjoy crafts, horses and historic buildings at site

Special photos of First Class 2014 in this week's paper

Don't miss this week's Buckinghamshire Advertiser and Examiner for your FREE colour supplement of the First Class 2014.

Wycombe rock Aaron Pierre set to continue against Exeter City

Wanderers defender expected to start again despite return of Danny Rowe

Exeter City v Wycombe Wanderers: Three Grecians that could leave the Chairboys feeling ancient

We identify a host trio that could cause problems for Gareth Ainsworth's men

Rewind: Max Kretzschmar adds to reputation with screamer at Exeter City

We look back to a classic Wycombe win against the Grecians ahead of Tuesday's visit to Devon

Non-League Football

Don't just be wary of Drew, warns Chesham boss

St Neots pose dangers all over the pitch, Leese insists ahead of tonight's clash

Biggest risk-taker will win tonight, says Saints boss

Honours even so far from three games between Chalfont St Peter and AFC Hayes

Four goals in last 10 minutes break Holmer Green

Hosts had chances to win it before capitulating to Biggleswade, writes John Anderson
Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius given five-year jail sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp

South African sprinter also given three years for firearms offences, but could be home in 10 months

Morning news headlines: Spinal paralysis breakthrough, Kate back on Royal duties, designer passes away, Gonzalo disruption expected

Darek Fidyka (right) who was completely paralysed from the waist down and is now able to walk again after undergoing pioneering surgery
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Live: Oscar Pistorius sentencing as sprinter learns his fate

Oscar Pistorius sentencing
Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced today for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Follow all the latest developments from Pretoria today as he sentenced for his crime.

Injury-hit Beaconsfield go down to Thatcham

Back row particularly affected by absences, writes Mike Eagle

Amersham & Chiltern lose to last-minute try

Injury jinx strikes again as three more players succumb, writes Andy Gillanders

Amersham & Chiltern sweat it on skipper

Rugby side hoping Grammeros will return from injury for Guernsey game

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