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Fire on the farm "sounded like an aircraft crashing"

The fire, which happened on a farm in Chalfont St Giles last night, took 35 men to tackle and was still cordoned off this morning

General elections: Beaconsfield vote is 'less powerful' because seat is ultra-safe

First past the post system means that your vote in safe constituencies is less powerful than in marginal seats

Disaster narrowly averted in Chalfont St Giles after massive industrial fire erupts

Six fire engines battle blaze throughout the day and homes evacuated as number of gas cylinders explode

Woman threatened with knife in supermarket car park

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after an attempted robbery in High Wycombe

County council officer raises nearly £2,000 for charity

Nic Martin ran the London Marathon in four hours, 39 minutes

Council News

Farage warns of 'election shock' in Aylesbury

The UKIP leader paid a surprise visit to the town and addressing a crowd beneath the statute of parliamentary reformer John Hampden said his party was the  new 'people's army'

Fostering campaign comes to Chesham

A fostering information session will be held at Chesham Town Hall on Tuesday.

Fears that Chesham will become 'dormant town' if new housing scheme goes ahead

Amersham-based Inland Homes is in the early stages of developing a scheme for Springfield Road Industrial Estate in Chesham by creating up to 70 new homes.

Man charged with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage

David James was charged yesterday (Apr 16) with three counts of assaulting a constable in the execution of his or her duty and two counts of criminal damage to a police vehicle.

Police officer attacked in High Wycombe robbery

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after a robbery in High Wycombe.

Robbers forced staff to empty petrol station tills

Two men forced petrol station staff empty tills before escaping with cash.

Buckinghamshire pupils have highest absence rate in country

Take a look at our table to find out where your child's school ranks in terms of absences

Parents concerned daughter will become 'religious minority' in Sikh school

"If we haven’t made a decision to send her to a school of her own faith why would we send her to a school of another faith?” asks Mum.

Schoolgirls find out what a Mayor really does

Amersham Mayor Liz Walsh visits Heatherton House School  and girls quiz her on civic duties

New loyalty card introduced by Buckinghamshire businesses

Grassroots scheme developed in Henley and will be rolled out across the home counties

Local estate agents voted best in the county

Place Estate Agents won the award after happy customers voted for them

Fancy some tranquil country living less than a mile from Beaconsfield New Town?

A penthouse at Gomms Wood House, once one of Buckinghamshire stately country homes is now on the market.
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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: Final campaigning in election; Queen to meet baby Charlotte; father's murder trial

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Football legend Jimmy Greaves in intensive care after suffering stroke

Jimmy Greaves July 1965
75-year-old former England and Tottenham striker recovered from minor stroke in 2012

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Hundreds flock to farm's lambing event

Library staff give free books to the community to mark World Book Night

Volunteers sought to train the next generation of police dogs

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