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Inquiry asks what public transport will look like in the future

An inquiry into what public transport would be needed in the future has been held with more than 30 groups taking part in the discussion.

Supermarket to close for a week

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Sainsbury's in Beaconsfield will close for a week in November so building work can take place

Man who burgled a home and stole wine from Tesco jailed

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A 37-year-old man has been sentenced to two and a half years in jail for burglary and theft.

'Jurassic' dragonfly flew like a 'mini-helicopter'

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A mother was petrified when she found a giant ‘Jurassic’ dragonfly in her home.

Fracking push stops at Bucks, says council leader

Government invites firms to bid for onshore oil and gas licenses across Britain but Bucks County Council leader Martin Tett casts doubt on shale gas reserves

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Major housing development proposed for Prestwood

Plans for 76 flats and houses on green belt land including 30 affordable houses and play area

Plans for Amersham's Christmas showcase have been unveiled

The sun may be beating down and families preparing to jet off on their summer holidays, but Amersham Action Group is already plotting ways to boost the number of Christmas shoppers.

Fracking push stops at Bucks, says council leader

Government invites firms to bid for onshore oil and gas licenses across Britain but Bucks County Council leader Martin Tett casts doubt on shale gas reserves
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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

22-year-old charged after young man assaulted

A 22-year-old man has been charged with GBH after a 21-year-old was assaulted.

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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

Heatherton House swimming squad in the medals again

Heatherton House has added yet another swimming success to their already impressive year.  
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Parking ticket may force market trader out of Chesham

A market trader who has been operating in a town for five years has said they may be forced to leave if a parking ticket is upheld.

Bucks businesswoman up for Inspiring Woman award

A businesswoman who rebuilt her life after someone close to her struggled with addictions has been tipped to win a national award.

New website for businesses to network in Bucks

Bucks businesses can use a website to network and to list events
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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.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, second right, looks on as Crimean leaders, Speaker of Crimean legislature Vladimir Konstantinov, second left, Crimean Premier Sergei Aksyonov, left, and Sevastopol mayor Alexei Chalyi, right, sign a treaty for Crimea to join Russia in the Kremlin in Moscow. President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a treaty to incorporate Crimea into Russia, describing the move as the restoration of historic injustice and a necessary response to what he called the Western encroachment on Russia?s vital interests.

Morning news headlines: Russia sanctions in place, five-a-day facts, tax row, Ebola fears

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Morning news headlines: Benefits clampdown, NHS fears, Gaza battles continue

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Watch: Fan creates video calling for Ozzy to be knighted

Beata Bryl was found in woods near Hedsor Lane in Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire on Wednesday, July 29, 2006.

Watch: CCTV released of woman murdered eight years ago

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'Jurassic' dragonfly flew like a 'mini-helicopter'

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