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Woman pushed into hedge and sexually assaulted in Chesham

Suspect runs off after group of men drive past in car and shout at him 

M40 jammed as early Monday morning traffic peaks

M40
Traffic is queueing on the M40 northbound in London between J1, A40  - the Denham Roundabout - and J1a, the slipway off the motorway onto the M25. 

Man sunbathing told 'put shorts on' by police

Lowndes Park
Thames Valley Police said they had persuaded a man sunbathing in his y-fronts to don his shorts again

It's official: Crime lowest in Bucks for decades

Thames Valley Police
Crime in the Thames Valley area is at its lowest for 25 years, a report has revealed.  

Come to work in shorts urges TUC as today predicted to be Bucks scorcher of the year

Today could be hotter than Thursday's scorching temperatures, with Bucks residents  warned to stay indoors or in the shade.

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Team working on road

High Heavens to stay open after road work cancelled

The Household Waste Recycling Centre at High Heavens will remain open to the public this weekend - after predictions of heavy rainfall resulted in the cancellation of road surfacing work.

County wide consultation on parking guidance for developers

Gerrards Cross car park
Bucks County Council has drawn up guidance for developers as to how much parking they should provide as well as agreeing to hold a county wide consultation into the plans

Work on cycling scheme begins

Beaconsfield cyclists have welcomed the new cycle path network
Transport for Bucks is carrying out road works from today for three weeks in Station Road, Beaconsfield, for the town's new cycling network
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

22-year-old charged after young man assaulted

A 22-year-old man has been charged with GBH after a 21-year-old was assaulted.

News in Pictures

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

Heatherton House swimming squad in the medals again

Heatherton House has added yet another swimming success to their already impressive year.  

Bucks businesswoman up for Inspiring Woman award

A businesswoman who rebuilt her life after someone close to her struggled with addictions has been tipped to win a national award.

New website for businesses to network in Bucks

Bucks businesses can use a website to network and to list events

Broadband boost to aid Chesham businesses

Calls have been made to improve Chesham’s broadband and the roads after the Government announced Bucks would get £44.2million in investment.
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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.
A man lights candles before a special prayer for the victims of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Morning news headlines: Day of mourning in the Netherlands, BA continues Israel flights, Peaches Geldof inquest

The latest news from around the world

Michael Schumacher now able to communicate with his family 'by fluttering his eye-lashes'

Michael Schumacher with wife Corinne
Formula One legend making such good progress he might be allowed home by the end of next month

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Two dead six in hospital after M40 crash

Severe storms expected to hit Bucks this weekend

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Watch: Blackadder and co really did go forth in World War 1 – according to war records

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