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Man arrested after Beaconsfield pub brawl

39-year-old man arrested after a fight broke out yesterday in a Beaconsfield pub

Retired consultant accused of arranging two abortions for child he allegedly raped

Dr Michael Salmon, 79, was arrested by police probing Jimmy Savile’s sordid past at Stoke ­Mandeville Hospital

Select committee urges Government to listen to farmers over HS2

Committee chairman writes to secretary of state in support of NFU

Foodbanks and parcels for the elderly spread Christmas cheer

Parcels for the elderly and help from the foodbank are going some way to helping give everyone a Christmas in Beaconsfield and Holtspur

Scrutiny into county budget plans begins next week

Plans for next year’s county budget will be scrutinised starting next week.

Council News

Pinewood Studios gets go ahead to start work on expansion

Council gives green light for development to begin

Buckinghamshire district councils urge unitary authority caution

District council leaders believe that a decision should wait until after next year's election

Christmas bin collection dates in Chiltern

Waste and recycling collections in Chiltern will temporarily change over the Christmas and New Year holiday period.
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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.
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How did your local school fare at KS2 results?

Want to know how your school did in the KS2 results? It's as simple as typing in the postcode.

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.

Buckinghamshire teachers offered advice after terrorist threat level raised

A letter was sent by Bucks County Council following the terrorist threat level being raised encouraging teachers to report any concerns

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 Prime Minister David Cameron visited the O2 call centre in Runcorn, Cheshire, to chat with staff as part of his PM Direct, where members of the public can quiz him about any issues or topics they desire. Photo by James Maloney

Morning news headlines: Cameron Russia warning, 100 attempts to sneak into UK, Uni offers at record high

The latest news from around the globe

Morning news headlines: Sydney gunman latest; first woman Bishop to be announced; Nurses coming from overseas

People come to lay flowers to pay respect to the shooting victims at a temporary memorial site close to the Lindt cafe in the central business district of Sydney
The latest news from around the globe

Videos & Photos

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

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

A man rides his bike through the snow across the Spa Bridge in Scarborough as snow hit parts of England today with up to 4in (10cm) expected to fall in some areas, prompting fears of travel chaos. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday January 14, 2013. The first wave of snow dusted eastern England, with a second heavier band expected to move south and east across the country later. See PA story WEATHER Snow. Photo credit should read: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

UK weather: Britain set for worst winter in 200 years and repeat of 1963 Big Freeze

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