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Prestwood

Two Bucks schools win prestigious award for architecture

The Little Hall, at Prestwood Infants School in Prestwood and Davenies School in Beaconsfield have won RIBA South Regional Awards from the Royal Institute of British Architects.

First Britain, and now the world, for Rafael Rhys Pollitt

Fencer looking to replicate his British success overseas

Prestwood fencer eyes further international glory following good showing in Poland

Rhys Pollitt was the highest placed Brit across all age groups at Wroclaw

HS2 campaigners turn to House of Lords in bid for tunnel under the Chilterns

The full tunnel was rejected last week by the HS2 select committee

What's on: What to do in Bucks this February half term holiday

Here are some great ideas on where to take the kids this half term break

Little Chalfont man charged in connection with three Bucks burglaries

James Hanrahan, of Charsley Close, Little Chalfont, has been charged in connection with the three burglaries.

Fine Dining

Bucks diners urged to check hygiene ratings of restaurants ahead of Valentine's Day

PEOPLE are urged to ‘look before they book’ when planning a Valentine’s meal out in Bucks this year.

Trio of burglaries in Chiltern and South Bucks are being linked by police

Three burglaries have taken place over three nights this week in Prestwood, Gerrards Cross and Denham Green.

Prestwood church re-opens in time for Christmas following £550,000 make-over

Holy Trinity Church in Prestwood has now re-opened after having a £550,000 make-over.

Sick children enjoy the trip of a lifetime at Disneyland thanks to a Bucks charity

The trip, organised by Prestwood charity The Thomas Ball Children’s Cancer Fund, has been operating for the past 11 years, affording hundreds of very sick children the holiday of a lifetime.

Prestwood artist to hold online auction to raise cash for charity

Prestwood artist Natalie Francis is auctioning off some of her work online to raise cash for charity.

More than 40 people commended at Chiltern and South Bucks police awards

Chiltern and South Bucks LPA commander Supt Yvette Hitch commended police officers, police staff, members of the community and volunteers, during a ceremony at Taplow House Hotel last night.

Christmas Fairs in Buckinghamshire - find out which ones are close to you

Christmas is less than a month away, and the festivities are now starting in earnest. Here is a list of Christmas fairs that will be happening over the next few weeks

Christmas Fairs in Buckinghamshire - find out which ones are close to you

Christmas is less than a month away, and the festivities are now starting in earnest. Here is a list of Christmas fairs that will be happening over the next few weeks

Neighbours say building 76 homes in Prestwood will have a 'devastating' effect

The Great Missenden Trust has submitted a planning application to Chiltern District Council to build 76 homes and a play area on land off Lodge Lane, in Prestwood.

Chiltern District Council

This week's planning applications for Chiltern

Find out what could be built near you.

Hospice thanks Prestwood charity for sweet £3,000 donation

Sweet Charity in Prestwood, has just stumped up £3,000 for the rent for the next ten months at South Bucks Hospice’s Lymphoedema Clinic

Chiltern District Council

This week's planning applications for Chiltern

Find out what could be built near you.

It's Bonfire night - roundup of best places to see fireworks in Buckinghamshire

There is going to be plenty of big bangs in Bucks as Bonfire Night looms. Here we list all the fireworks venues near you.

Sweet fifth anniversary celebrations for Prestwood charity

Today (Thu) marks five years since Sweet Charity in Chequers Parade, Prestwood, opened its doors.

Stamp of approval given for Sunday opening and extended hours at Prestwood Post Office

Prestwood Post Office is being modernised and will open for an extra 28 hours a week, including Sundays, from October 22.

Prestwood pub named as one of the best in the Chilterns

The Polecat Inn in Prestwood has won the Chiltern Society's Favourite Walkers and Cyclists Pub Award in the Central Chilterns category.

Hundreds take part in hospice's successful annual fundraiser

Some 540 people took part in Rennie Grove Hospice Care’s seventh annual Chilterns Three Peaks Challenge on Sunday, September 13.

GCSE results: The Misbourne School celebrates record results

77 per cent of year 11 pupils at The Misbourne School got five or more A* to C grades

A-levels: The Misbourne School has record breaking year

The Misbourne School, in Misbourne Drive, Great Missenden, achieved a 99.6 per cent overall pass rate.

Delicious Buckinghamshire businesses shine in Great Taste Awards 2015

From bread to beer, Buckinghamshire foodies can find amazing artisan produce on their doorstep

Popular children's holiday club was the 'best one ever'

Children from churches in Great Missenden and Prestwood joined the Lighthouse event in Buryfield, Great Missenden last week.

Cracks have appeared in Cherry Tree Road

Road repair crews to carry out work during school summer holidays

Roads across Bucks will be affected by the road closures

Men sentenced following investigation into death of Sean Cleathero

Two men from Buckinghamshire were sentenced for conspiracy to produce and supply class C steroids.

Arson suspected after van fire in Prestwood this morning

Firefighters sped to the scene soon after midnight  to fight the blaze.

Prestwood

The name Prestwood is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'Priest-wood'. There is evidence of settlement in Prestwood from the Middle Ages, when the village was mainly covered in oak, beech and ash trees. Hatches Farm is one of the buildings that dates from the medieval period.

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