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Brace yourself for another heatwave - and this one could be even HOTTER

A second heatwave is forecast to hit Britain later this week - and it could be even even more of a scorcher than last week.

Woman cyclist hospitalised with head injuries after Amersham accident

Cycling
Police say injuries are 'life-threatening' for the cyclist who is being treated at the John Radcliffe Hospital

Two men convicted of conspiracy to supply steroids following investigation into High Wycombe gym death

The convictions come in the wake of investigations into the death of Sean Cleathero who died in 2012 after taking Dinitrophenol at the Apollo Gym

Recovered brain injury patient takes on swimming challenge for life changing charity

Recovering brain injury patient from Bourne's End takes on a sponsored swimming challenge to raise money for Headway South Bucks

Police hunt suspected arsonist after attempt to burn down property in Aylesbury

The blaze was discovered in a bin outside the front door before it could spread further

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Duke of Gloucester visits Bucks for Queen's Award ceremony in Chalfont St Peter: Gallery

HRH visited yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon as part of a wider Bucks tour

Pride of Bucks: Fantastic day, fantastic nominees and fantastic crowd - watch our video

There was laughter, tears and applause at the Getbucks and Examiner/Advertiser’s third annual Pride of Bucks awards this week.

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

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.

Trading hours could be extended but Bucks businesses say "Save our Sundays"

Tomorrow's potential proposal by the Chancellor to extend Sunday trading laws may have economic benefits but Bucks residents fear it will take away more time from their families.

Construction of 'major new' school building has everyone 'excited'

St Mary's School, in Gerrards Cross, plan to complete the building, which is a new sixth form and learning centre, in spring next year

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.
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.

Remembrance services have begun to mark the tenth anniversary of the July 7 attacks

Survivors and relatives of victims are attending other services at stations in the capital.

Britain remembers victims of 7/7 London terror attacks ten years on

People look at flowers left by the July 7 memorial plaque at Aldgate Station, London, which names those who were killed in the bombings at the station, as Britain remembers the July 7 attacks amid a welter of warnings about the enduring and changing threat from terrorism a decade on.
52 people were killed by four home-grown terrorists in July 7, 2005

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Remembrance services have begun to mark the tenth anniversary of the July 7 attacks

Gallery: Crowds turn out for Beaconsfield Model Railway Club exhibition

Five people seriously injured in bus crash in Brighton

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