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Unemployment up among Buckinghamshire's work force

The number of people unemployed in Bucks rose for the first time in a year last month.

Knifeman cuts victim across nose in Aylesbury robbery

Police looking for suspect after man with knife accosts pedestrian and demands money.

High Street pavement that Chesham Mayor said was an 'assault course' still not repaired

Mo Fayyaz made the comparison after a woman had tripped and broken her arm.

Arsonists go on spree at Aylesbury today

Police are investigating three cases of suspected arson in Aylesbury this morning.

Chalfont St Peter to vote on 'wrestling control' from district council

Referendum will ask villagers whether they want a Neighbourhood Plan to be considered for future planning in the area

Council News

Chiltern District Council sets 1.9% council tax increase

The council has agreed to the rise in its council tax precept, which the authority hopes will place it in a strong position for the challenges of the year ahead.

Sewers will struggle to cope with new housing developments in Bucks

Developments at sites in Chalfont St Peter and Chalfont St Giles mean residents worry that sewers will cope

Thousands of pounds worth of illegal spirits and cigarettes seized from Wycombe stores

Cigarettes and tobacco worth £4,000 were seized from 11 shops in Wycombe

Robbers forced staff to empty petrol station tills

Two men forced petrol station staff empty tills before escaping with cash.

Retired consultant jailed for rape and sexual offences carried out at Bucks hospital

An 80-year-old has been sent to prison for 18 years for rape and sexual offences carried out while he worked as a doctor in a Bucks hospital

Drug dealer jailed for concealing cocaine and heroin

Police say they have taken another "dealer off the streets" as 22-year-old goes to jail

News in Pictures

Schoolgirls find out what a Mayor really does

Amersham Mayor Liz Walsh visits Heatherton House School  and girls quiz her on civic duties

Gerrards Cross named brainiest post code in the UK

Study names Gerrards Cross, Amersham and Beaconsfield as cleverest areas in the country

Amersham and Wycombe College students make final of nationwide CIPS Challenge

The four students are studying enterprise and entrepreneurship with the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy – established by star of Dragons’ Den Peter Jones

Nearly 100,000 people on zero-hour contracts in South East

Survey also shows people on zero-hours more likely to be women, in full-time education or working part-time.

Unemployment up among Buckinghamshire's work force

The number of people unemployed in Bucks rose for the first time in a year last month.

Former Bucks care home Howard House to be converted into convent

The building in Gerrards Cross, was once a care home but was sold off by the trust that ran it in a controversial move in July 2013.
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MP Cheryl Gillan brands lack of HS2 compensation package progress 'shameful'

Chesham and Amersham MP Cheryl Gillan has said the lack of compensation packages for HS2 is 'shameful' four years into the project

HS2 campaigners, a youth worker and business recognised at mayor awards

The annual Amersham Mayoral Awards were held last week, celebrating the pillars of the community.

Madonna and Kanye West make the headlines for the wrong reasons at the 2015 Brit Awards

Golden boys of British pop Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith shared the honours on what was a muted night - literally in the case of Kanye West - at the Brit Awards.

HSBC boss apologises to MPs for 'unacceptable practices'

HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver answer questions in front of the Treasury Select Committee at the House of Commons, London over allegations that the bank's Swiss branch helped wealthy customers dodge tax
Chief executive Stuart Gulliver said practices at bank's Swiss subsidiary had caused "damage to trust and confidence" in company

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Madonna and Kanye West make the headlines for the wrong reasons at the 2015 Brit Awards

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Young footballers enjoyed an Arsenal Soccer School

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