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Angela Macpherson Bucks County Council cabinet member for children's services

In-depth inquiry launched into children service's improvement plans

A committee has been set up to review improvement plans for Buckinghamshire's County Council's Children's Services after Ofsted deemed them inadequate

Platforms extended at Bucks railway stations

Platforms at Bucks railway stations including Beaconsfield and High Wycombe have been extended to allow nine carriage trains to stop at peak times

Chief constable: "Future bleak but we are not losing 400 officers"

Chief constable Sara Thornton has spoken out after the commissioner Anthony Stansfeld said the force could be poised to lose 400 officers due to more cuts

Get your entries in for Buckinghamshire business awards

Businesses have until Friday September 26 to get their entries in for the Buckinghamshire Business Champion award.

Campaigners take legal advice following Khalsa free school decision

Stoke Poges Parish Council and campaigners have said they are taking legal advice following the Secretary of State's decision to allow Khalsa School to stay in Stoke Poges

Council News

Flood defence repairs 'seriously damaged' by storm

Saturday's storm caused ‘a lot of damage’ to the recent Vale Brook culvert repair work causing the new paving to collapse.

Bucks County Council is considering recruiting social workers from abroad

The council is looking at various solutions after Ofsted labelled the children's services as inadequate in August

Khalsa School 'delighted' with free school result

Slough Sikh Education Trust, who run the Khalsa Secondary School, has said it is delighted with the Secretary of State's decision to allow the school to remain in Stoke Poges

Teenagers sentenced for sexual offences

The convictions relate to incidents involving seven female victims who lived in Chesham and High Wycombe between 2009 and 2012.

More than a thousand on-duty police officers were assaulted in the past five years

Figures revealing how many officers were assaulted in the Thames Valley every year for the past five years have been released

Eight men charged with child sexual exploitation offences

The men will appear at Milton Keynes Magistrates’ Court today (Sep 4).

Roundup of Bucks Prom photos

Were you there? All the photos from the Proms sent in by our readers and our photographers

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

Get your entries in for Buckinghamshire business awards

Businesses have until Friday September 26 to get their entries in for the Buckinghamshire Business Champion award.

More jobs as Poundland opens in Aylesbury

Poundland is opening a new store in Bucks creating 20 new jobs

Campaign group says 98 per cent of families affected by HS2 won't get paid out

Homeowners blighted by HS2 in some areas of Buckinghamshire  are unlikely to get any compensation according to national campaign group HS2 Action Alliance (HS2AA).
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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.
Former disc jockey Dave Lee Travis with his wife Marianne (right)

Dave Lee Travis guilty of indecent assault

Former Radio One DJ cleared on second charge

Morning news headlines: US and Arab countries launch ISIS airstrikes in Syria, Cameron to meet Iran president, Phones 4U job losses

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