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Buckinghamshire children 'least likely' to need social services

But despite this, the number of children in need has significantly increased compared to the figure for 2013.

High Wycombe burglar jailed for 18 months after flat robbery

Carey Defreitas climbed into the flat by using scaffolding and smashing a hole in a window.

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.

Council News

Free school's admission policy "breaches rules"

An investigation has ruled Khalsa Secondary School asked parents “unreasonable, unclear, not objective and not fair” questions

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

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

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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.
The two-tone dress (left) alongside an ivory and black version, made by Roman Originals, that has sparked a global debate on Twitter over what colour it is

What colour is The Dress and why is it sending Twitter into meltdown?

Some people see white and gold, others see blue and black - what's your view?

Gary Glitter set to die in prison after being jailed for 16 years for sexual abuse

Metropolitan Police handout photo of Gary Glitter, 70, real name Paul Gadd, who has been convicted of one count of attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault and one count of sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 13
70-year-old, real name Paul Gadd, was sentenced after being found guilty of abusing three schoolgirls

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

Boys find way to enrich their lives

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