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Campaigners cry victory as Secretary of State quashes his decision to allow free school to stay


Eric Pickles has said he has “misinterpreted and misunderstood” his planning inspector’s findings regarding noise at the Khalsa Secondary School

Mother calls for better safety regulations after daughter hit by car

Campaign starts for more safety in Chalfont St Peter

Denham preparing for key HS2 fight

Villagers are gearing up before meetings which could determine how badly their homes are affected by HS2.

Operation Bullfinch: Sexual exploitation could have been identified earlier

An independent review has found that child sexual exploitation could have been identified earlier and errors were made

Thames Valley Police now handling 72 per cent more child abuse cases

Dramatic increase is sex offences against children since 2011, police say

Holtspur petrol station cordoned off for police investigation

The Esso garage has been closed, and cordoned off with two vehicles inside the barrier

Robbers threaten Holtspur service station staff with hammer

Thugs escape in van that was later found burnt out at Holtspur cemetery

Buckinghamshire weather: Dry with plenty of sunny spells

Another cold start with patchy frost, but otherwise a sunny day with temperatures of 10C

Ooh la la! French market on its way to Gerrards Cross

Market to come to village for first time this month

Young Bucks chess players put their skills to the test

About 40 budding chess players pitted their wits against each other at a contest organised by the Bucks Youth Chess association

Spring is in the air - with Snowdrops

Check out our photo-gallery of the recent Snowdrop Walk at Stoke Poges Memorial Garden.

Voice of South Bucks winner will play at French festival

Semi-finalists at The Voice of South Bucks, Madison Doey, winner Hannah Walters (with cup), landlady Tina Massie, reporter Jo-Anne Rowney (centre), Ollie Atkins, Russell Grant, Russell Smith and Alex Riddell
The winner of the singing contest will play at the Langres Music Festival as part of their prize this year

Backing for 60-second red card Wycombe sub

Ainsworth defends McClure after striker is sent off after barely a minute

Wycombe Wanderers winger wary of threat Tranmere pose

'Wounded animal' Rovers will provide a stern test for Ainsworth's boys

Saunders impressed with Wycombe squad and relishes promotion battle

Sam Saunders is impressed with the close-knit nature of Wycombe's promotion chasing squad and he wants to help his new club to promotion.

Non-League Football

Chesham United manager warns his players

Seven goals scored, but Generals must learn from the two they conceded, writes Sean Davies

Chesham in seventh heaven as Weymouth are sunk

Title-chasers are dealt a sound thrashing at The Meadow, writes Sean Davies

Beaconsfield SYCOB back with a bang

Barton downed in clinical second half showing, writes Mark Brennan

Footballer Adam Johnson on bail after being arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16

Sunderland and England player has been suspended by the club after being questioned by police on Monday

Celebrity Big Brother receives nearly three thousands complaints but Ofcom not investigating

Channel 5 show will not be investigated even though it had 2,736 complaints including 715 about Perez Hilton's behaviour

Family said they were "prepared for the worst" as searches resume for the missing 16-year-old

16-year-old Rebecca Watts, known as Becky, was last seen at her house in Crown Hill in St George, Bristol, on the morning of February 19

In pictures: South Bucks and Chiltern Schools Indoor Rowing Championships

Schools from across the region go head to head on the rowing machines

Derby day defeat for Beaconsfield

High Wycombe take the points - but only just, writes Mike Eagle

National champion - after a 25 year hiatus

Third time lucky in final for Little Chalfont squash veteran

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Camilla Goodman
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Tom Herbert
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