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Flooding was 'final straw' for florist shop

Chalfont St Giles loses its only florist as Petal closes with sale this Saturday

Victims abused by Jimmy Savile at Stoke Mandeville advised to claim compensation

People who have come forward and said they were sexually abused by the DJ who volunteered at the hospital  are being advised how to claim compensation

Mortality rates fall in Bucks

A health trust has said its decrease in mortality rates is partly due to people becoming more aware of which hospital to go to

Gamekeepers Lodge gets a new life

A pub is getting a new lease of life thanks to a ‘much-needed’ refurbishment project

Take-away kebabs contain wrong kind of meat

Bucks Trading Standards has said meat from take-away kebabs were labelled incorrectly and contained the wrong kind of meat

Council News

Pay and display machines could generate £1million in two years

Bucks County Council is considering the possibility of introducing pay and display machines for on-street parking across the county

New crematorium on the cards as plans submitted

Plans for new crematorium in Aylesbury
A planning application for a new crematorium in Bucks has been submitted

Closer relationships and 'passports' to prepare young people for work

Committee members visit Ercol's Wycombe factory to meet young employees. Chairman Edward Tadros with the committee
Bucks County Council's education, skills and children's services select committee has published a report with suggestions on how to help young people for the working environment

Rottweiler stolen from garden

A nine-week-old Rottweiler was stolen from its owner’s back garden

Car owners warned after leaving windows open and valuables on display

Thames Valley Police is writing to vehicle owners who left valuables on display and offering them crime prevention advice.

Former police officer jailed for stealing victims' information

Sugra Hanif from Thames Valley Police (TVP) was sentenced along with her lover Raza Khan

News in Pictures

Students sit exams

What to do if your child didn't get the school you wanted

Parents were told yesterday whether or not their child got their first choice of primary school or not

Record number of children offered first choice of school

But due to the increase in the number of applications the percentage who were given their first choice is slightly lower

Heatherton House goes extra mile for Sport Relief

School in Amerham raises thousands for worthy causes

South Bucks tax rate among the highest in the country

New figures have been released which show that people living in South Bucks pay among the highest rates of council tax in the whole of the UK

Company gets credit for its business

Shrewd staff at CoCredo are celebrating a prestigious award for their business efforts

Cheryl Gillan MP: Keeping in the digital fast lane

Amersham & Chesham MP talks about improving broadband in Bucks
Cheryl Gillan

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.

David Moyes sacked: No thanks for players as Moyes breaks silence

Fired boss releases statement day after being fired from Manchester United job

Dying teenage cancer patient Stephen Sutton completes bucket list after raising £1million for charity

Stephen Sutton
Generous well-wishers completed his aim of raising the seven-figure sum for the Teenage Cancer Trust after 19-year-old posted emotional final message from his hospital bed

Videos & Photos

Plans for new crematorium in Aylesbury

New crematorium on the cards as plans submitted

Committee members visit Ercol's Wycombe factory to meet young employees. Chairman Edward Tadros with the committee

Closer relationships and 'passports' to prepare young people for work

Photo-gallery: The true meaning of Easter


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