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"We're paying the price for neglecting the community around us" says Wycombe Islamic Society

A group of High Wycombe muslims have been fundraising for a charity in the area as a way to reconnect with the community around them.

93-year-old Chesham man died in hospital two days after he was deemed fit enough to be discharged, inquest hears

Dennis Eric Stanley Le Good was first admitted on February 14 this year and released on February 19, but died with a diagnosis of sepsis and pneumonia on February 21

Fire fighters rushed to Chesham after fire starts in cellar

A fire in a Chesham cellar in Townsend Road caused fire services to rush to the scene this afternoon.

Mystery surrounds death of 94-year-old from Gerrards Cross accidentally reversed over by her husband, inquest hears

Caroline King was killed in July this year when her husband reversed over her at their home on South Park Crescent, ruled an accident by the coroner

Father and son team fined more than £4,000 after Little Chalfont swindle

The building partnership picked up the fine from Wycombe magistrates last Tuesday (September 23).

Council News

Rally legend Paddy Hopkirk urges road safety for older drivers

The Monte Carlo Rally winner has backed Bucks County Council's Mature Driving Scheme

South Bucks District Council to remove electrical recycling banks from Monday

The council feels there is no longer the need for the banks to be at those seven sites in the district

Father and son team fined more than £4,000 after Little Chalfont swindle

The building partnership picked up the fine from Wycombe magistrates last Tuesday (September 23).

CCTV released in connection with elderly women being robbed

Thames Valley Police has released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with robberies in High Wycombe and Henley-on-Thames. 

CCTV released after woman receives letters threatening to kill

Thames Valley Police is releasing CCTV images in regards to a threats to kill investigation in High Wycombe.

New scheme launched to reduce number of mental health sufferers detained in custody

People who suffer from mental health conditions and call the police when in a state of crisis are now to be supported by a new scheme launched today (September 14).

Vital information for parents - how to find the most sought-after schools in Buckinghamshire

The deadline for applications for secondary schools is fast looming and parents are being urged not to miss the October 31 deadline.

How to choose a good secondary school

Searching for the perfect secondary school for your kids can be one of the most difficult decisions, but here are our top tips to remember when you’re trying to choose.

Double celebration for identical twins graduating from Bucks New University on their birthday

It was double the celebration for High Wycombe twins James and David Reading as they received first class honours degrees on their birthday.

Gerrards Cross Christmas lights scheme to go ahead and date of fair announced

The Gerrards Cross Traders Association has set the date as December 2

A 'game-changing' conference helped the voluntary sector to measure and communicate their impact

More than 200 not-for-profit leaders went to Big Impact, a Community Impact Bucks conference.

Bricklaying students get industry head start with High Wycombe construction company

Students at Brooklands College in Ashford got a head start in new workshops after a construction tools business gave them tools to begin their course.
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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.

£44m makeover for Britain's worst train station

Manchester Victoria's leaky roof, poor facilities and darkness led to the Department for Transport as the station most in need of urgent improvement in 2009.

Morning news headlines: Theresa May: Too many immigrants will harm society, Parents who fail to pay truancy fines to have child benefit docked, says Cameron

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