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Angela Macpherson Bucks County Council cabinet member for children's services

Plans to improve 'inadequate' children's services to be discussed next week

Bucks County Council's cabinet will meet on Monday to look at the improvement plan for children's services

Cameo for Potter in new Star Wars film? Rumours abound as Daniel Radcliffe seen at Pinewood

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Daniel Radcliffe popped in to Pinewood Studios where Star Wars VII is filming, though he denies he has a cameo role

Amersham Ramblers Group walker dies after cliff fall

A rambler from Bucks has died after falling 50ft down a cliff and into the sea in Dorset. 

Kyrece: 13-year-old died 'swimming to island'

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Inquest rules death of misadventure for Kyrece Marshall, 13, who died in July  

Fewer councillors for South Bucks in May 2015 elections

South Bucks District Council is reducing the number of councillors people can vote for come May after recommendations from the Local Government Boundary Commission for England suggested changes

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Search begins to find best business in Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire Business First awards celebrate 'can-do' spirit which makes county ‘entrepreneurial heart of Britain’

Plans to improve 'inadequate' children's services to be discussed next week

Angela Macpherson Bucks County Council cabinet member for children's services
Bucks County Council's cabinet will meet on Monday to look at the improvement plan for children's services

Campaigners fight to stop village pub being turned into a house

The new owners of the White Lion in St Leonards have submitted a planning application to Chiltern District Council to turn the 300-year-old pub into a house.

Teenagers sentenced for sexual offences

The convictions relate to incidents involving seven female victims who lived in Chesham and High Wycombe between 2009 and 2012.

More than a thousand on-duty police officers were assaulted in the past five years

Figures revealing how many officers were assaulted in the Thames Valley every year for the past five years have been released

Eight men charged with child sexual exploitation offences

The men will appear at Milton Keynes Magistrates’ Court today (Sep 4).

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Protesters against Khalsa Free School threaten to vote for UKIP

Villagers have threatened to vote UKIP after the government overruled a planning inspector and allowed a Sikh school to remain.

Roundup of Bucks Prom photos

Were you there? All the photos from the Proms sent in by our readers and our photographers

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.

Search begins to find best business in Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire Business First awards celebrate 'can-do' spirit which makes county ‘entrepreneurial heart of Britain’

Switching to one authority could save Buckinghamshire £58m, says report

Buckinghamshire Business First has commissioned a report that says the county could save £58m if it became a unitary authority. But what do you think? Vote in our poll below.

Buckinghamshire house prices at a new high

The average house price is now £285,649 in Buckinghamshire
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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.

Apple finally unveils the new iPad and much more

New products on show at a special European event

Oscar Pistorius sentencing: Live updates from South Africa

Hearing continues as prosecutors argue Blade Runner should be jailed for killing Reeva Steenkamp

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Apple finally unveils the new iPad and much more

Look: Neighbours help out in Chesham Bois litter pick

Campaigners say HS2 is affecting people's health even before it is built

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