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Housing association supports neighbours after woman dies in fire

L&Q Housing said it was supporting people living in the block of flats where a woman died on Monday

Charity zip-line event in Chesham gets the go-ahead

The One Vision event is scheduled to take place in Market Square, Chesham, on Saturday, April 4 from 10am to 3pm, to raise money for the Hospice of St Francis.

Hotline launched to tackle dog fouling

Residents who catch dog walkers 'red handed' will now be able to report them instantly

Elections 2015: Buckinghamshire way below national average of women standing for parliament

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Gender balance among candidates in Buck's constituencies for the upcoming general election is considerably worse than average with just 15 per cent of candidates being female.

Woman who died in flat fire was mother of tv star Tracey Ullman

The actress and singer has released a statement after the death of mother Doreen in the flat fire in Holtspur

Council News

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Implications for pupil places uncertain after free school decision

Bucks County Council has said it is still unsure as to what the implications are following the Secretary of State's decision regarding Khalsa

No further intervention needed to improve children's services in Bucks

Department for Education releases findings following failed Ofsted report

Charity zip-line event in Chesham gets the go-ahead

The One Vision event is scheduled to take place in Market Square, Chesham, on Saturday, April 4 from 10am to 3pm, to raise money for the Hospice of St Francis.

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

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.

Can't afford a home in Beaconsfield? You are not alone

Houses in Beaconsfield have become 18 per cent less affordable since the last general election
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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.

Alps plane crash: Germanwings and Lufthansa facing questions over the mental state of co-pilot

Andreas Lubitz had reportedly been battling mental health and had taken a long break in his pilot training

Alps plane crash: UK airlines to review policies of cockpit manning levels

UK's Civil Aviation Authority have asked all UK airlines to review their cockpit manning levels following the Alps plane crash

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Reporter's visit to Auschwitz was a 'life changing' experience

The Solar eclipse is yesterday's news - prepare for the Blood Moon

Charity cyclists saddle up for hospice's annual challenge

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