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Heatwave: Some train speeds cut in Buckinghamshire to prevent rails bucking in 30C+ weather today

Network Rail said if tracks buckled the line must be closed for repairs, "causing considerable disruption".

Buckinghamshire weather: This could be the hottest day of the year - if not for almost a decade

Temperatures could soar to 33C today, which means it could possibly be the hottest day since the heatwave of 2006.

Anita Kapoor murderer to appear before court tomorrow

Navin Mohan was charged with murder on Saturday

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.

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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.

Morning news headlines: Britain brings back massacre dead, Hottest day looms as mercury rises

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Striking French ferry workers have blocked the Channel Tunnel tracks again causing services to be suspended, Eurotunnel said.

Both Eurostar and Shuttle services were halted because of fire on the tracks at Calais caused by demonstrators.  

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Heatwave: Some train speeds cut in Buckinghamshire to prevent rails buckling in 30C+ weather today

Striking French ferry workers have blocked the Channel Tunnel tracks again causing services to be suspended, Eurotunnel said.

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

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