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Team working on road

High Heavens to stay open after road work cancelled

The Household Waste Recycling Centre at High Heavens will remain open to the public this weekend - after predictions of heavy rainfall resulted in the cancellation of road surfacing work.

Success story: from street child to Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conductor

An orphan, Vartan Melkonian grew up living rough on the streets of Beirut. He is now a conductor for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and gives talks at the UN on street children. Laura Mowat reports

British Masters champion hangs up his jersey

Veteran Jones is still cycling - but his winners' top will sit in a frame from now on

Two regional champions for Amersham Tristars

Summit MTB also hold Tour de France style cycling event in the town

Olympic cyclist unveils the Tour of Britain route

Olympic medallist Bryan Steel unveiled the route through Buckinghamshire  at a cycling festival in Amersham
Team working on road

High Heavens to stay open after road work cancelled

The Household Waste Recycling Centre at High Heavens will remain open to the public this weekend - after predictions of heavy rainfall resulted in the cancellation of road surfacing work.

Success story: from street child to Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conductor

An orphan, Vartan Melkonian grew up living rough on the streets of Beirut. He is now a conductor for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and gives talks at the UN on street children. Laura Mowat reports

Olympic cyclist unveils the Tour of Britain route

Olympic medallist Bryan Steel unveiled the route through Buckinghamshire  at a cycling festival in Amersham

Luke Donald left to ponder Major puzzle yet again

South Bucks golfer admits he could not find right balance at Open Championship, writes John Whitbread

Chesham cricketer Helm impresses for Middlesex against Yorkshire

Youngster takes two wickets and is one of only three batsman to reach double figures

Former Luton and AFC Wimbledon striker signs for Chesham

Mark Nwokeji is back at The Meadow for second spell with the Generals, writes Justin Guthrie
live

Recap: Non-League football registration deadline day

It is the last day for non league clubs to make signings and we’ll have all the latest news in our live blog

Amersham Town suffer Wycombe Senior Cup final thumping

Injury-hit Magpies take early lead before conceding eight against Flackwell Heath, writes Michael Gahagan

Makeshift Amersham Town thumped by Crawley Green

Magpies squad featured five U18s as they play third match in five days, writes Ashley Birch

Look: Bucks bog garden attracts BBC film crew for TV show

An environment centre got a taste of show business when the BBC visited it to film a TV programme.

Look: Chalfont Valley E-ACT Academy show off their 'Olympians'

A sports day had an Olympic theme with events including hurdles, long jump and sprints.

Look: Good turnout at the Lee Flower Show and Dance

Villagers flocked to a popular annual event at the weekend.

Amersham

Amersham is listed in the The Doomsday Book and is now split into two towns, Amersham-on-the-Hill and Old Town. Nearby Coleshill and Hyde Heath each have their own strong and thriving communities, including the Plough in Hyde Heath which has become the hub of the village.

Videos & Photos

New crematorium given the go ahead

Photo-gallery: Chesham and Amersham men jailed for sex offences against 14-year-old

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Dr Challoner's students party in style at their prom

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Mort Smith
Community Editor
Jack Abell
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Camilla Goodman
Reporter (Chesham and surrounding villages)
Laura Mowat
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Suzy Talbot
Deputy Editor
Lorcan Lovett
Reporter (Chalfont St Peter, Chalfont St Giles, Great Missenden and Prestwood)
Jo-Anne Rowney
Reporter (Beaconsfield, Stoke Poges, Seer Green and Jordans, Hedgerley, Fulmer and Farnham Common)
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