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Bucks hero runs his own bootcamp

Tim Jones, 26, was hit up by a bomb when on tour in Helmand Province in November 2011 but has started running his own military style bootcamp in Beaconsfield

Volunteer run lunch club needs new members

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The Beaconsfield Lunch Club, held every Thursday since the early 70s, is appealing for new members after seeing a decline over the past few years

'Personality counts more than qualifications' says councillor

Pupils across Bucks are tutoring fellow students in an effort to earn more cash but Mike Appleyard, of Bucks County Council, says we need to focus more on personality

Suspended sentence for furniture boss

Philip Dickens, on behalf of Baumhaus, pleaded guilty to two counts of placing an unsafe product on the market

Protest groups vow to save the Chilterns

Protesters against HS2 from across Bucks attended a public information day on Saturday (April 11) in a bid to save the countryside in a final rally before the election.

Council News

Councillors visit local museum to see the spring lambs

Lambs at the Chiltern Open Air Museum have recently given birth to a number of sheep

Find out what is being built near to you this week

This week's planning applications at South Bucks District Council

Memories were unlocked at Amersham wartime concert

The Misbourne Symphony Orchestra and singer, Kathryn Oxley, provided a tea time treat for senior citizens on Saturday, April 18 in the Kings Church, Raans Road in Amersham.

Man charged with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage

David James was charged yesterday (Apr 16) with three counts of assaulting a constable in the execution of his or her duty and two counts of criminal damage to a police vehicle.

Police officer attacked in High Wycombe robbery

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after a robbery in High Wycombe.

Robbers forced staff to empty petrol station tills

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

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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

Fancy some tranquil country living less than a mile from Beaconsfield New Town?

A penthouse at Gomms Wood House, once one of Buckinghamshire stately country homes is now on the market.

Chesham ice cream makers scoop five awards in national competition

Auberge du Chocolat show that Bucks ice cream is among the best

Public sector jobs in Bucks cut - but employment soars in private sector

Workers in the public sector have been losing jobs - but is seems many have found work in the private sector
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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.
Nepal has been struck by an earthquake leaving dozens injured

Nepal earthquake leaves dozens injured and buildings collapsed

People were warned to stay outdoors after the 7.9-magnitude quake shook the capital Kathmandu

Under-fire banking giant HSBC to consider moving HQ out of UK

HSBC sparks pre-election storm after announcing it would consider moving its headquarters out of the UK

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RAF students dig for charity

Two arrested over the Mediterranean migrant deaths

South Bucks scouts enjoy day of activities

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