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Neighbours still in shock after the body of murdered Anita Kapoor discovered nearby

The body of Anita Kapoor, from Hayes in Middlesex, was discovered last Tuesday June 21

Man arrested, another hospitalised in mass Beaconsfield brawl

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Early morning fight started inside a bar between two men and then spilled outside involving several other fighters.

Val Doonican: stars line up to praise 'one of the biggest names on TV' in his day

The Buckinghamshire singer had a hugely successful career - and all agree he was always a 'delightful man'

'Thoroughly charming' Val Doonican will be missed by his village neighbours

The singer lived opposite the Red Lion in Knotty Green and regularly helped with the KnotFest musical festival.

Chesham considering twinning with Bhalwal in Pakistan

The town in the Punjab area has asked if Chesham would enter into a formal twinning arrangement. Do you agree?

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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.

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.

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
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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 to honour Tunisia victims, Wimbledon silent for terror victims

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Knitted sweaters wearing Irish singer Val Doonican dies aged 88

Doonican was famous for his laidback style and sweaters and notched up a string of hits in the 1960s and 1970s, selling millions of records around the world.

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New citizens welcomed by Duke of Gloucester

'Thoroughly charming' Val Doonican will be missed by his village neighbours

Hospice glowing after midnight walkers raise £65,000

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