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Thousands stolen in spate of Aylesbury burglaries

Jewellery,  cameras, computers and smartphones stolen in series of linked house break-ins

Man slashed in the face with blade after being barged in Marlow

Victim was seriously injured after confronting a man who had barged him in Station Road

Over 100 attend the Hedgerley gravel extraction meeting

Plans to extract 1.25 million tonnes of gravel have met with local opposition

New committee set up to focus on child sexual exploitation

The fight against child sexual exploitation (CSE) by the police and other agencies across the area will be monitored by a special working group created by the Thames Valley Police and Crime Panel.

Unlicensed Chesham taxi driver fined £2,380

Mohammed Suhail Siddique, 27, of Acacia Road, Chesham, pleaded guilty to driving a licensed Private Hire vehicle without holding the necessary licence.

Council News

Where should Buckinghamshire's much needed homes be built?

The country's housing crisis: the government’s pledge to build 200,000 new homes a year is putting more and more pressure on local land

Trading standards merge with Surrey County Council to be more efficient

A partnership between Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards teams won the approval of both county councils' cabinets in October.

Wilton Park blue print gets the green light

South Bucks District Council’s cabinet made a decision to adopt the draft Supplementary Planning Document for Wilton Park at last night's (Mar 31) meeting.

Robbers forced staff to empty petrol station tills

Two men forced petrol station staff empty tills before escaping with cash.

Retired consultant jailed for rape and sexual offences carried out at Bucks hospital

An 80-year-old has been sent to prison for 18 years for rape and sexual offences carried out while he worked as a doctor in a Bucks hospital

Drug dealer jailed for concealing cocaine and heroin

Police say they have taken another "dealer off the streets" as 22-year-old goes to jail

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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

Eight million pound-plus houses already sold this year

Check out our list of the most expensive housing deals in South Bucks in the last two months

Gravy train? Twenty six HS2 staff earn more than £100k a year - and 18 earn more than Cameron

Eighteen HS2 officials earn more than Prime Minister David Cameron sparking claims that the project is a 'gravy train'

Buckinghamshire pensioners among most likely to continue working after retirement age

One in six people over 65 in the South East are still economically active.
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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.

Tributes paid to Cynthia Lennon after wife of Beatles legend John dies aged 75

Beatles star's first wife died after short battle with cancer at home in Mallorca

Joni Mitchell in intensive care after emergency call

Folk singer 'awake and in good spirits'

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Tributes paid to Cynthia Lennon after wife of Beatles legend John dies aged 75

Museum hosts special event to celebrate Roald Dahl DVD release

Second Gerrards Cross chess contest to go ahead this summer

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