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Popular steam rally to roll into a Bucks village this weekend

The annual Chiltern Steam Rally will take place in Honor End Lane on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm.

Alex Hales - and now Rafael Rhys Pollitt?

Prestwood fencer and Chesham Grammar pupil becomes national champion

Charity set to host its popular Dream Walk in Bucks this weekend

The Thomas Ball Children’s Cancer Fund will host its annual Dream Walk on Friday (June 26) evening.

Aviva Women's Tour 2015 powers through Chilterns

Crowds lined the streets to cheer Aviva Women's Tour contestants through Bucks

World's best female cyclists coming to Bucks this weekend

Stage Five of the Friends Life Women’s Tour sets off in Marlow at 11am on Sunday and ends in Hemel Hempstead, passing through Chesham and Great Missenden.

Proposals to convert pub into housing turned down because they 'lacked viability'

Councillor John Gladwin was speaking after the committee meeting on Thursday (May 28)

Plans to turn a pub into housing 'unanimously' turned down

An application was received at the beginning of the year to covert The King's Head, in Prestwood, currently run as a curry house, to housing

10k fun run raises over £5,000 for charity

Over 200 people took part in a 10k run recently which raised more than £5,000 for charity.

Bucks man ordered to pay over £77,000 or face jail for drug dealing offences

Christopher Varney, of no fixed abode, previously of Wrights Lane, Prestwood, was convicted of drug offences last year.

Village faces the loss of another pub

An application was received by Chiltern District Council to turn The King's Head, in Prestwood, into housing

Judo champion receives Pride of Bucks nomination

William von Mallinckrodt, from Prestwood, has been put forward for the Rafe Chiles Award for under 18s, sponsored by Evolution.

West wants to go pro - but needs your help

Talented teen looking for sponsorship to help realise her golfing dream

Malt The Brewery

Independent brewer wins national award

  • BBC

Malt the Brewery, in Prestwood, have won silver in a national beer competition

Chiltern District Council: All the candidates - part 2

Meet the people who want your vote in the Chiltern District Council elections next week

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Chiltern District Council Elections: All the candidates - part 1

Meet the people who want your vote in the Chiltern District Council elections next week

Using horticulture therapy to combat mental health

Community, outdoors and exercise is paying dividends supporting mental health patients at Lindengate

What to do this Easter holiday

We come to the rescue of stressed parents everywhere with this great what's on guide for the school Easter holidays

Services in your area this Easter

Churches in Bucks are gearing up for a busy schedule of Easter services. Here is a round up of what is planned in your area

Buckinghamshire pupils have highest absence rate in country

Take a look at our table to find out where your child's school ranks in terms of absences

Solar eclipse picture shows the event taking place in Buckinghamshire

Reader Peter Baker sent us this photograph

Local village society folds after 44 years of service

Prestwood Society will close as members struggle to replace falling membership

Where road works are taking place next week

Where to avoid as Transport for Bucks carries out works

Talented teenagers offered places at top performing arts colleges

Sargent and Plester School of Dance pupils Eleanor Shaw, 15, from Chesham and Kia Pantazis, 17, from Prestwood have been accepted into a number of prestigious performing arts colleges.

Police warn legal high linked to four deaths is being used in Bucks

Police have warned people not to use a legal high after it became aware of cases in Prestwood

amersham fire station

Man burnt and gas cylinder fears as fire erupts in Prestwood garage

Firefighters treated man for burns and smoke inhalation while extinguishing blaze threatening to gut building

Two men arrested after police found drugs and stolen goods

The charges relate to a theft from a car in Prestwood last year and a burglary in High Wycombe in January

Dad delivers own baby daughter in surprise home birth

A father delivered his own baby daughter before midwives reached the scene in an unexpected home birth.

Chiltern District Councillors attendance records

Chiltern District Councillors attendance at expected meetings from May 13 last year to January 14 this month taken on Thursday, January 22

Community group faces closure after nearly 45 years

Society which campaigns on behalf of Prestwood has failed to attract leader

Neighbours rush to help panic-stricken mum as baby has fit

  • NHS

A mother has praised her quick-thinking neighbours after they saved her baby who was having a fit.


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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