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Two men charged in connection to series of thefts from vehicles

Thames Valley Police has charged two men in connection with a series of thefts from motor vehicles across Buckinghamshire and Berkshire.

Bucks local forum budget could be reduced by £100k

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The new budget proposals suggest reducing money for local schemes from £880k to £770k

High Wycombe man charged under Terrorism Act

The 24-year-old man has been charged under the Terrorism Act in connection with 'overseas activities'.

Prolific drinker banned from Aylesbury Town Centre

An Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO) for two years was granted by Aylesbury Magistrates’ Court against Andrew Peter Robinson.

Conservation chief: 'Chilterns face most uncertain times yet'

HS2, farming and forestry economies and housing demand cited as biggest threats to the countryside

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Christmas tips - useful presents to buy the elderly

Are you fed up with buying socks or book tokens for older relatives for Christmas because you cannot think of any other present for them?

Number of good or outstanding schools in Buckinghamshire is falling

More than a quarter of children in Bucks attend secondary schools deemed ‘inadequate’ or ‘require improvement’, Ofsted has said.

Conservation chief: 'Chilterns face most uncertain times yet'

HS2, farming and forestry economies and housing demand cited as biggest threats to the countryside
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Man arrested after cannabis plants discovered in Chesham home

Thames Valley Police discovered the cannabis plants in a home in Chesham yesterday (Dec 2)

Police shut down Denham drug factory

Thames Valley Police took to Twitter to celebrate shutting down the drug factory in Denham

Arrests in Buckinghamshire under European Arrest Warrant up by 70 per cent in four years

Data from the National Crime Agency shows that in the 2013-14 financial year the force made 59 arrests under the EU legislation.

Number of good or outstanding schools in Buckinghamshire is falling

More than a quarter of children in Bucks attend secondary schools deemed ‘inadequate’ or ‘require improvement’, Ofsted has said.

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Eighty percent of Buckinghamshire pupils achieve at least Level 4 in Key Stage 2

Four-fifths of pupils in Buckinghamshire reached the expected level in reading and writing by the end of primary school.

Cheryl Gillan MP: Smalls businesses are the backbone of our economy

Once again the small shops in the Chesham and Amersham constituency have been promoting the excellent service they give as part of the Small Business Saturday event.

Amanda gets top national Motor Industry award

An Aylesbury car dealership employee has become one of the first in the country to gain a national award recognising her talents.

Man contacts police after witness appeal for sexual assault on train

Police will interview 57-year-old man next week after women sexually assaulted on train between Amersham and Aylesbury
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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.
The scene in Glasgow's George Square after it is understood a bin lorry crashed into a group of pedestrians

Live: Several people confirmed dead after bin lorry crashes into Christmas shoppers in Glasgow

Bin lorry mounted the pavement and crashed into the side of the Millennium Hotel in George Square this afternoon as a crowd waited to cross the road outside Queen Street Station

Billie Whitelaw dead: Acclaimed actress who starred in Hot Fuzz and The Omen dies aged 82

Billie Whitelaw who has died aged 82
Actress was best known for her role in The Omen and her work with Irish playwright Samuel Beckett

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World Pie Eating Championships end in controversy

Prime Minister backs Bucks-based charity radio station with Christmas message

'Miracle' dad able to spend Christmas at home thanks to organ donors

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