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'Personality counts more than qualifications' says councillor

Pupils across Bucks are tutoring fellow students in an effort to earn more cash but Mike Appleyard, of Bucks County Council, says we need to focus more on personality

Chance for Buckinghamshire entrepreneurs to pitch to Dragons' Den star

Students enrolled with the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy at Amersham and Wycombe College are currently competing to be crowned the organisation’s National Entrepreneur of  the Year.

Number of Buckinghamshire motorists caught using mobiles while driving soars

Latest figures show fixed penalty notices for drivers in Thames Valley is up by more than 25 per cent - despite the national average falling

Six thousand fewer crimes reported in Thames Valley last year

Police say this is a continuing trend with a further reduction of almost five per cent compared to 2013

Government appoints new independent chair of Bucks' Children's Improvement Board

John Goldup has been appointed as chairman of Buckinghamshire's Children's Services Improvement Board.

Hard-working Chesham gym leader needs your votes

Sports coordinator and lead at Chesham Leisure Centre Wendy Zakrzewski has been shortlisted for this year’s UK Active Spirit of Flame Awards 2015.
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Volunteer run lunch club needs new members

The Beaconsfield Lunch Club, held every Thursday since the early 70s, is appealing for new members after seeing a decline over the past few years

'Personality counts more than qualifications' says councillor

Pupils across Bucks are tutoring fellow students in an effort to earn more cash but Mike Appleyard, of Bucks County Council, says we need to focus more on personality

WI Centenary Baton arrives in Bucks

Today the WI Centenary Baton will be handed over from the Oxfordshire Federation to the Buckinghamshire Federation at an event in Henley-on-Thames.

Bucks youngsters perform Swan Lake

The dancers, all under 18, are performing Swan Lake with the English Youth Ballet on Friday (April 24) and Saturday (April 25).

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas comes to Bucks

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is touring the UK and is stopping off at Wycombe Swan Theatre in St Mary Street, High Wycombe, from today (Apr 21) until Saturday (Apr 25).

Claire Sweeney is bringing her new show to Bucks

A new comedy show starring Claire Sweeney will stop off on its UK tour at several venues in Bucks over the next few weeks. We chat to Claire about the show

AFC Wimbledon 0-0 Wycombe: Result of Rate the Chairboys

Your say on how Gareth Ainsworth's men performed against the battling Dons

Wycombe Wanderers injury crisis leaves Gareth Ainsworth pondering a playing comeback again

The gaffer is threatening to get the boots out again after more bodies lost

Gareth Ainsworth's challenge to promotion rivals Bury and Southend after AFC Wimbledon stalemate

Wycombe Wanderers manager says catch us if you can after 0-0 draw with Dons

Non-League Football

Saints hold play-off favourites Royston

Impressive result for Chalfont as their recent turnaround continues, writes Ian Doorbar

Defiant Chesham boss says he will not quit

Disappointing season understandable following player comings and goings

No Paine, no gain for Saints midfielder

Alex strikes against his former club to help send them down

Grey squirrels can spread Lyme disease to humans

As well as decimating the native red squirrel, grey squirrels host the bacteria responsible for Lyme disease

Two arrested over the Mediterranean migrant deaths

Tunisian captain accused of illegal immigration charges and reckless homicide in the deaths of 700-900 migrants

Japanese maglev train reaches speed of 375mph in test run

The maglev train hovers above rails suspended by powerful magnets

Bucks blown away by Moeen Ali's brother

Losing start for county cricket side in Unicorns Trophy, writes Michael Knox

In pictures: Final day relegation for Amersham & Chiltern

Victory over Hertford not enough as Tring and Westcliffe win too, writes Mike Stevens

Beaconsfield end season on a high

Stow have no reply as Springer bags a brace, writes Mike Eagle

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