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Community left 'reeling' with disappointment after controversial planning permission granted near ancient woodland

South Bucks District Council held a meeting last Wednesday (June 24) over plans to build a development next to Newstead Wood, Denham

Fight breaks out after car crash in Denham

Man arrested and another taken to hospital when fight broke out after collision at Denham roundabout.

Care home warned it could face closure after report finds it inadequate

Sistine Manor in Stoke Poges criticised by Care Quality Commission

Identity of woman found dead in Gerrards Cross now known

Man arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder has now been released without charge

Man treated for smoke inhalation after bedroom fire in Denham Green this morning

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Firefighters from Gerrards Cross and Ruislip rush to the scene after blaze erupts just before 1am

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Seven-year-old Ava had a 'fantastic' day on Saturday

Ava Lawrence, a pupil at St George's Inftant School, Amersham, won our county wide poster competition and went to Armed Forces Day on Saturday as part of her winning prize

Bucks adult learner of the year has been crowned

Abigail White, 23, from Amersham has been crowned Buckinghamshire's joint adult learner of the year as she did so well on the courses, which are run by Bucks County Council.

Community left 'reeling' with disappointment after controversial planning permission granted near ancient woodland

South Bucks District Council held a meeting last Wednesday (June 24) over plans to build a development next to Newstead Wood, Denham

Man charged in connection with sexual offences

The charges relate to three incidents at a fitness centre in Aylesbury.

Group sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment for conspiracy to burgle

The criminals were charged with conspiracy to burgle a total of 22 properties.

CCTV image released after sexual assault on Bucks train

A woman was sexually assaulted on a train from London Marylesbone to Bucks, police say.

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ATL claims

One in 20 pupils miss out on first choice Bucks schools

Almost  five per cent of Bucks pupils were not given any of their choices of secondary school

No free school meal pupils in Buckinghamshire go to Oxbridge

Despite the county being one of the areas sending the highest proportion of school leavers to Oxbridge, none were from Free School Meals backgrounds.

Multi-million pound expansion for Davenies School to be completed soon

The Beaconsfield school has been undergoing expansion for 10 years and the fourth phase of the development is set to be completed by July.

MP Cheryl Gillan to meet business owners to discuss alternative fuels

The parliamentary under secretary of state for transport, Andrew Jones MP, will meet Cheryl Gillan and representatives from Chalfont St Giles-based company Zero-M to discuss the future of aqua methanol.

Lifetime Award for Denham businessman who helped ex-convicts

A business owner was awarded with a lifetime achievement award for his work in helping to find jobs for prison leavers

Bucks unemployment is lowest in the UK

Compared to last year, there are an extra 33,000 people in employment across the South East
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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.

Race horse Kauto Star has sadly been put down after injuring himself

Kauto Star was the first horse to retain the Cheltenham Gold Cup suffered pelvis and neck injuries in a fall at a paddock

Ant-Man star Michael Douglas enjoys Marvel role but is no comic geek

Veteran actor plays scientist Dr Hank Pym in Marvel's Ant-Man and only read the comics for the first time before shooting the movie

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Race horse Kauto Star has sadly been put down after injuring himself

Amersham Carnival deemed a 'triumph'

Gallery: Crowds enjoy Beaconsfield Donkey Derby

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