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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

Police officer took her life as she believed her husband was being unfaithful

A distraught police officer took her own life after being tormented by fears her husband was having an affair and that she was losing her job.

'Super' fire starting ant found in Bucks

Asian super ants were found in Bucks as well as further afield in National Trust Properties and a home

Man allegedly stabbed several times in Bucks fight

Thames Valley Police has charged a 47-year-old man in connection with a serious assault in High Wycombe

Man found dead in Chesham Bois woods was about to marry girlfriend

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THE heartbroken girlfriend of a man found dead in woods last month believes he was about to ask her to marry him.

Council News

Plans for a town's Christmas showcase have been unveiled

The sun may be beating down and families preparing to jet off on their summer holidays, but a town's 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

Parking ticket may force market trader out of Chesham

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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.
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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.

News in Pictures

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

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Mother cautioned after police rescue six-month-old baby from boiling hot car

Police remove the baby from the hot car after breaking the window to gain entry
Officers were forced to smash a window of the vehicle to rescue the infant

Videos & Photos

Photo-gallery: Tributes flood in for fun-loving Ashley Birch who was found dead in Chesham Bois woods

Two dead six in hospital after M40 crash

Severe storms expected to hit Bucks this weekend

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