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Cycling woes as cars park in 'pointless' lanes

Blocked cycle lanes, slower traffic and misuse of crossings are just three complaints stemming from a town’s new cycle network.

Railway delays after signalling problems

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Trains are delayed and were cancelled earlier due to signalling problems

Delays on A41 after lane closure

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Drivers have reported slow traffic on the A41 this morning after police cordoned off one lane after the exit for Bourne End

Hour and half delays on M40 after accident

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Motorists are being warned of delays of an hour and a half after an accident earlier today

Sainsbury's is set to reopen after refurbishment work

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The store in Maxwell Road, Beaconsfield will reopen tomorrow

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Examination into Chiltern's 'unsound' plans for future development suspended

Government Planning Inspector Patrick Whitehead has written to Chiltern District Council outlining his reasons for suspending the Examination of its Delivery Development Plan Document.

HS2 protest group demands more funds for those affected by line

51m says more should be placed in the Community and Environment Fund

New children's services chief appointed

Lin Hazell has been named as the new cabinet member for children's services

Chesham man who stole car with teen inside jailed

A drunk who kidnapped a teenager when he stole a car from a petrol station has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.

Six High Wycombe burglaries are linked, police say

Police appeal for witnesses after six burglaries in Wycombe are linked

Amnesty for those who hand over illegal firearms

Police are offering amnesty to those who hand over their illegal weapons at stations across Bucks.

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Buckinghamshire teachers offered advice after terrorist threat level raised

A letter was sent by Bucks County Council following the terrorist threat level being raised encouraging teachers to report any concerns

Children from Buckinghamshire's biggest towns half as likely to pass 11+ test

Children from High Wycombe or Aylesbury are half as likely to pass their 11+ exams when compared with the rest of Buckinghamshire

Grammar schools face grilling after claims 11+ test is unfair

Buckinghamshire Grammar School Heads group will appear before county council committee next week

Price of a pint in Buckinghamshire may drop as landlords toast change in law

Stuart Thurston, landlord of Cross Keys in Great Missenden, says change may mean drop in price of pints plus more choice

In demand, independent hairdressers expands and relocates to better premises

No 67 in Old Amersham will have their launch evening on Thursday, November 20

Inflation on the increase - despite fall in petrol and airfares

Inflation grew slightly in October, with price rises for video games and a slowing of the fall in petrol and air fares..
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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.

Phillip Hughes dies: Latest updates, tributes and reaction as cricket world mourns loss of Australian Test star aged just 25

Cricket Australia confirmed the tragic news in the early hours of Thursday that the 25-year-old had passed away after being hit by a ball on Tuesday

Morning news headlines: Tributes paid to cricketer Phillip Hughes, UK vehicle attacked in Kabul

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