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Mass Ice Bucket Challenge events organised in Bucks

Two mass Ice Bucket Challenge events will take place in Chesham and Great Missenden this weekend

Bucks pensioner on top list of fraudsters

A pensioner features on a list naming and shaming the UK's five biggest benefit fraudsters who stole £4.5m from taxpayers between them.

Student who was seriously injured in a car crash got Bs not Es in his A levels

Rory Scarlett will walk 5km as he raises money for the rehab that helped him to walk in Oxford

Entrepreneur hopes to build children's confidence with new course

An entrepreneur is expanding his empire with a new course designed to help boost children’s confidence before they head to secondary school.

Jessica Peters found safe and well in Bucks

Missing teenager found in Hurst Green after extensive police search

Council News

Plans for Amersham waste transfer station submitted

FCC has submitted plans to Bucks County Council for a waste transfer station in Amersham

Bank holiday changes to waste collections

Collections will change in South Bucks while the crews catch up after bank holiday

Council accepts that houses will be built on 'some' Chiltern green belt land

However, the Chiltern District Council argues that neighbouring areas, such as Wycombe, Aylesbury Vale and Three Rivers, in Hertfordshire, would be better suited to new developments.
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

Man's face slashed in pub assault

A man was taken to hospital after he had his face slashed at a pub.

News in Pictures

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

Buckinghamshire unemployment falls to new low

The number of young people unemployed in Bucks is at its lowest in six years.

Buying a house? Need a big wallet to do so in South Buckinghamshire

South Bucks is one of the least affordable places to buy a home, even ahead of London, according to figures released today.

Pizza parlour proposed to replace 50-year-old Amersham clothing shop

Delicious Pizza will be served
A pizza takeaway could replace an Amersham menswear shop that's set to close this month.
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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.
Joan Rivers during the filming of the Graham Norton Show at The London Studios, south London

Joan Rivers 'resting comfortably in a medically induced coma' after being rushed to hospital

Doctors reportedly planning to bring the 81-year-old comedian out of the coma some time over the weekend

Morning news headlines: More will defect to UKIP says Farage, walk a mile a day to keep cancer at bay

UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage
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Videos & Photos

Scarlett-Rose Davis aged 3 from Coalpool, Waslall, is pictured after taking the ice bucket challenge, and swearing as the cold water hit her; with her grandad who threw the water, Stuart Bell aged 33

Watch: Foul-mouthed toddler apologises for using bad language in ice bucket challenge

Ian Rushforth blows bubbles

Don't try this at home! Watch a man gargle washing up liquid instead of doing ice bucket challenge

How did you do in GCSEs today? Check out our photo-gallery


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