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Campaigners hope to raise £2.5 million to save pub

The Save the George campaign was launched last Thursday (April 23) to save The George pub in Great Missenden

Bucks hero runs his own bootcamp

Tim Jones, 26, was hit up by a bomb when on tour in Helmand Province in November 2011 but has started running his own military style bootcamp in Beaconsfield

Volunteer run lunch club needs new members

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The Beaconsfield Lunch Club, held every Thursday since the early 70s, is appealing for new members after seeing a decline over the past few years

'Personality counts more than qualifications' says councillor

Pupils across Bucks are tutoring fellow students in an effort to earn more cash but Mike Appleyard, of Bucks County Council, says we need to focus more on personality

Suspended sentence for furniture boss

Philip Dickens, on behalf of Baumhaus, pleaded guilty to two counts of placing an unsafe product on the market

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Armed Forces Day 2015 is launched

Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Armed Forces Day was officially launched on Friday (April 24) at RAF Halton

Chiltern District Council Elections: All the candidates

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Meet the people who want your vote in the Chiltern District Council elections next week

Armed Forces Day 2015 is launched

The Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Armed Forces Day was officially launched on Friday (April 24)

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.

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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

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.

Chesham ice cream makers scoop five awards in national competition

Auberge du Chocolat show that Bucks ice cream is among the best

Public sector jobs in Bucks cut - but employment soars in private sector

Workers in the public sector have been losing jobs - but is seems many have found work in the private sector
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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.
Ventriloquist Keith Harris, famous for his act with his puppet duck Orville, who has died aged 67

Ventriloquist Keith Harris, famous for act with puppet duck Orville, dies aged 67

Much-loved entertainer died in Blackpool hospital after battle with cancer

The captain of South Korean ferry which sank killing more than 300 people has been jailed for life

South Korean coast guard officers try to rescue passengers from a ferry sinking in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. (AP Photo/Yonhap) KOREA OUT
Lee Joon-seok has been sentenced to 36 years in jail for negligence and abandoning passengers in need

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WI Centenary Baton finishes its Bucks tour

Rioters cause chaos in Baltimore after mourning the death of Freddie Gray

A Mark 1 Vickers Supermarine Spitfire is up for auction after five years of restoration

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