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Road safety losing out on cash due to Savile and Harris

Bucks County Council leader Martin Tett told people gathered for a meeting that cash had to be ploughed into safeguarding after cases such as Savile and Harris

M40 reopens after lanes closed due to 'welfare incident'

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Motorway now reopened after police dealt with an incident near the Beaconsfield junction

Bucks budget report is harder to understand than Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan - yes it's that difficult

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What do Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan and the Wikipedia entry explaining mathematical integrals have in common? They're both easier to understand than Buckinghamshire Council's budget report, Patrick Scott reports

Businessman: They are rioting in Hong Kong, its worth just asking about changing council structures

Buckinghamshire Business First's Alex Pratt says while people are rioting in Hong Kong for democracy it is at least worth asking the question about whether we should be an unitary authority

Chesham man who stole car with teen inside pleads guilty

Ben Parker, 22, of Milton Road, Chesham, appeared at Aylesbury Crown Court for a preliminary hearing yesterday (Tue).

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Martin Tett

Road safety losing out on cash due to Savile and Harris

Bucks County Council leader Martin Tett told people gathered for a meeting that cash had to be ploughed into safeguarding after cases such as Savile and Harris

Watch: Public asked to help council save £28m in next year's budget

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Bucks County Council must save £28million in next year’s budget due to reduced government funding, an increase in costs and a growing population.

Parking schemes in the pipeline for Chalfont St Peter

Slice of Bucks County Council community funding budget will go to funding double yellow lines near Chalfonts Community College

Teenagers sentenced for sexual offences

The convictions relate to incidents involving seven female victims who lived in Chesham and High Wycombe between 2009 and 2012.

More than a thousand on-duty police officers were assaulted in the past five years

Figures revealing how many officers were assaulted in the Thames Valley every year for the past five years have been released

Eight men charged with child sexual exploitation offences

The men will appear at Milton Keynes Magistrates’ Court today (Sep 4).

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Plans for an online school could change the way children are educated but is there really a future without classrooms?

There are many parents who feel the frustration of the school system from time to time with some opting for home schooling. But what about those who do not feel they can teach their child themselves? JO-ANNE ROWNEY speaks to Tom Scott from Wey Ecademy, an online free school, about why he feels that is the answer

Protesters against Khalsa Free School threaten to vote for UKIP

Villagers have threatened to vote UKIP after the government overruled a planning inspector and allowed a Sikh school to remain.

Roundup of Bucks Prom photos

Were you there? All the photos from the Proms sent in by our readers and our photographers

Businessman: They are rioting in Hong Kong, it's worth just asking about changing council structures

Buckinghamshire Business First's Alex Pratt says while people are rioting in Hong Kong for democracy it is at least worth asking the question about whether we should be an unitary authority

Search begins to find best business in Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire Business First awards celebrate 'can-do' spirit which makes county ‘entrepreneurial heart of Britain’

Switching to one authority could save Buckinghamshire £58m, says report

Buckinghamshire Business First has commissioned a report that says the county could save £58m if it became a unitary authority. But what do you think? Vote in our poll below.
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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.
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Alvin Stardust dies: Glam rock singer dies aged 72 after short cancer battle

Stardust had recently been diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer and died at home with his family around him

Top tips on how to stay healthy as the weather gets colder

Allergic to autumn? If you're suffering with sniffles it might not be a cold

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