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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.

Sinkhole set to be filled by end of the week

Sinkhole in Holtspur Top Lane by @Hip2Cyclist
The sinkhole in Holtspur Top Lane, Holtspur is due to be filled by Thursday according to Transport for Bucks

New children's services chief appointed

Lin Hazell has been named as the new cabinet member for children's services

Sinkhole that appeared in May to be repaired...

...while another sinkhole is being investigated in Holtspur

Farmers and landowners make their voices heard over rural crime

Thames Valley Police and Crime Panel was held last Friday with the National Farmers Union and Buckinghamshire branch of the Country and Landowners Association spoke about rural crime

Council News

HS2 protest group demands more funds for those affected by line

51m says more should be placed in the Community and Environment Fund

New children's services chief appointed

Lin Hazell has been named as the new cabinet member for children's services

Church's revamp aims to serve community 'in best way possible'

St George’s Church, in White Lion Road, Little Chalfont, has applied for planning permission from Chiltern District Council to extend its building and modernise its hall.

Chesham man who stole car with teen inside jailed

A drunk who kidnapped a teenager when he stole a car from a petrol station has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.

Six High Wycombe burglaries are linked, police say

Police appeal for witnesses after six burglaries in Wycombe are linked

Amnesty for those who hand over illegal firearms

Police are offering amnesty to those who hand over their illegal weapons at stations across Bucks.

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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

Children from Buckinghamshire's biggest towns half as likely to pass 11+ test

Children from High Wycombe or Aylesbury are half as likely to pass their 11+ exams when compared with the rest of Buckinghamshire

Grammar schools face grilling after claims 11+ test is unfair

Buckinghamshire Grammar School Heads group will appear before county council committee next week

Price of a pint in Buckinghamshire may drop as landlords toast change in law

Stuart Thurston, landlord of Cross Keys in Great Missenden, says change may mean drop in price of pints plus more choice

In demand, independent hairdressers expands and relocates to better premises

No 67 in Old Amersham will have their launch evening on Thursday, November 20

Inflation on the increase - despite fall in petrol and airfares

Inflation grew slightly in October, with price rises for video games and a slowing of the fall in petrol and air fares..
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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.
UKIP Leader Nigel Farage (left) with Mark Reckless

Morning news headlines: UKIP gain second MP; Labour shadow minister resigns; £3bn bill for Westminster

The latest news from around the world

Morning news headlines: UKIP aim for new election game; patient drug promise; Charles will speak out

Ukip Leader Nigel Farage. Photo: Ben Birchall/PA Wire
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Alexander, Ethan and Tristan Hoekema, 12, are raising funds for the World Challenge

Watch: Triplets appeal for help as they raise funds for World Challenge

Two youths look at bullet holes and forensic evidence inside a synagogue after an attack in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, attacking worshippers praying inside with knives, axes and guns, and killing four people before they were killed in a shootout with police, officials said. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Liverpool rabbi Avraham Shmuel Goldberg among four people killed in Jerusalem terror


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