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Entrepreneur hopes to build children's confidence with new course

An entrepreneur is expanding his empire with a new course designed to help boost children’s confidence before they head to secondary school.

Jessica Peters found safe and well in Bucks

Missing teenager found in Hurst Green after extensive police search

Reading Festival goers warned off ticket touts

Thames Valley Police has released advice ahead of Reading Festival including mobile safety and being wary of ticket touts

Police reassure public after an attempted child abduction in Chesham

Detectives are working to try to locate the men who were in the car that tried to abduct a Chesham teenager

Harry Potter open air cinema at Black Park

Fans of the world of Harry Potter should head the country park where the hit movies were filmed.

Council News

Entrepreneur hopes to build children's confidence with new course

An entrepreneur is expanding his empire with a new course designed to help boost children’s confidence before they head to secondary school.

Free parking for Christmas in South Bucks

South Bucks District Council has promised two free Saturdays parking before Christmas this year

Take away shop fined over dumping uncooked chicken in Little Chalfont

Papa'z Piri Piri Ltd of West Drayton pleaded guilty at Wycombe Magistrates Court to fly tipping
Chairman of the police panel Trevor Egleton and vice-chairman Kieron Mallon

Public questions to be put to police panel

Thames Valley Police and Crime Panel has said it plans to add public questions to its meetings to improve public engagement and interest in its work.

Woman who harassed neighbours found guilty

Judith Robinson, 64, of Harding Road, Chesham, was found guilty of four counts of harassment and one count of criminal damage

Man's face slashed in pub assault

A man was taken to hospital after he had his face slashed at a pub.

News in Pictures

Roundup of Bucks Prom photos

Were you there? All the photos from the Proms sent in by our readers and our photographers

Look: Chalfont Valley E-ACT Academy show off their 'Olympians'

A sports day had an Olympic theme with events including hurdles, long jump and sprints.

Look: Chiltern Hills Academy Year 11 Prom

Check out our photo-gallery of the sparkling prom at Chartridge Lodge

Buying a house? Need a big wallet to do so in South Buckinghamshire

South Bucks is one of the least affordable places to buy a home, even ahead of London, according to figures released today.

Pizza parlour proposed to replace 50-year-old Amersham clothing shop

Delicious Pizza will be served
A pizza takeaway could replace an Amersham menswear shop that's set to close this month.

Bucks public legal team first in the country to be privatised

Buckinghamshire County Council hopes unprecedented move boosts taxpayers' purse but campaigners concerned over public services threat
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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.
Prime Minister David Cameron makes a speech in the garden of 10 Downing Street

Morning news headlines: Cameron must get tough; Irish ebola tests; final stages of referendum campaign

The latest news from around the globe

Bank Holiday weekend weather: Britain set to be colder than Siberia

Thermometers are set to plummet as a stubborn band of low pressure drags air in from the north, with two weeks of wet and windy weather ahead

Videos & Photos

How did you do in GCSEs today? Check out our photo-gallery

A frame from a video released by Islamic State militants that purports to show the killing of journalist James Foley

Morning news headlines: Isis video shows 'British' beheader; Rennard criticism, Ferguson plea

Chesham Asian ladies march for children in Gaza


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