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Government agrees HS2 tunnel extension to South Heath

Agreement follows recommendations from HS2 select committee

High Wycombe man convicted of sexual activity with 14-year-old

Garfield Mushore pleaded guilty to the offence when he appeared in the Oxford Crown Court.

Bucks coroner issues warning after Chesham father dies from carbon monoxide poisoning

Stuart Ing, 42, of Upper Belmont Road, Chesham, died from carbon monoxide poisoning after he used a petrol-powered strimmer in a log cabin after drinking a bottle and a half of whisky.

How many millionaires live in your region? South East is chasing London for the rich list

The number of millionaires living in the South East has risen by 40 per cent since 2010.

Car catches fire at High Wycombe McDonalds Drive-Thru

Prompt action by firefighters put blaze out before it could spread

Council News

First bus for weekly ticket holders

Passengers who buy weekly tickets on Route 1 bus service from High Wycombe to Amersham and Chesham will be able to catch the first bus that comes along.

Aylesbury man pleads guilty to dumping waste illegally and fined nearly £2,000

Alexander Stergides pleaded guilty at Wycombe Magistrates Court and given a hefty fine.

£32k cash boost for 41 community groups in Chiltern

Chiltern District Council
Forty-one community groups and projects will be receiving a share of the £32,000 Grant Aid provided by Chiltern District Council.

Man sent to prison for stealing from cars in High Wycombe

Richard Sutherland, aged 52, of no fixed abode, was sentenced to eight weeks’ imprisonment at High Wycombe Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

Dogs seized in High Wycombe after woman suffers life-changing injuries

Thames Valley Police
A second dog has been seized by police after a 42-year-old woman suffered life-changing injuries to her arm and hand after being attacked.

Man charged in connection with sexual offences

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

Trustees expected to attend Penn School closure meeting tonight

A parent teacher meeting at Penn School tonight should be in the presence of the school's trustees.

Bucks New Uni students shortlisted for New Designer of the Year award

Two Buckinghamshire New University students have been shortlisted for the prestigious New Designer of the Year award.

Penn School closure escalates to Department for Education as Wycombe MP Steve Baker expresses disappointment

In a statement issued this afternoon, Conservative MP for Wycombe Steve Baker said the situation at Penn School was "thoroughly unsatisfactory for all involved."

How many millionaires live in your region? South East is chasing London for the rich list

The number of millionaires living in the South East has risen by 40 per cent since 2010.

Fee introduction could see employment tribunal claims plummet by 60 per cent in South East

There were 31,213 claims in the South East between July 2012 and June 2013, compared to 15,673 in the year following the introduction of fees in July 2013.

Entrepreneur sets up gig promotions as there's 'nothing to do for young people' in Buckinghamshire

Neil Brown got tired of complaining about lack of entertainment - he's now done something about it
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.

Morning news headlines: Thousands of pounds of NHS funds spent on treats for patients, Northern Ireland talks to be held amid deteriorating political situation.

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Stars pay tribute to horror film director Wes Craven who has died aged 76

Wes Craven
Family statement said Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream director died at his Los Angeles home after battling brain cancer

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GALLERY: High Wycombe firemen "braved the shave" for Macmillan charity

How many millionaires live in your region? South East is chasing London for the rich list

Fourth annual clay pigeon shoot raises £500 for The Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust

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