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Police and fire hailed as heroes after Chalfont St Giles fire

Neighbours were evacuated in a 200 metre radius following the fire last week

Vandal throws can of varnish at car driven by grieving daughter

Motorbike rider hurled the full can as he passed Sarah Cassidy's car in Jordans

Burglar convicted of stealing from Aylesbury business

Shane Grooby pleaded guilty to stealing electrical equipment after being identified on good quality CCTV

32-year-old man dies in Buckinghamshire crash

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in High Wycombe.

Clampdown on lorry drivers at Pinewood Studios using Iver as 'rat run'

Residents urged to report 'ran run' lorry drivers working on the studio's new development driving through their town

Council News

Farage warns of 'election shock' in Aylesbury

The UKIP leader paid a surprise visit to the town and addressing a crowd beneath the statute of parliamentary reformer John Hampden said his party was the  new 'people's army'

Fostering campaign comes to Chesham

A fostering information session will be held at Chesham Town Hall on Tuesday.

Fears that Chesham will become 'dormant town' if new housing scheme goes ahead

Amersham-based Inland Homes is in the early stages of developing a scheme for Springfield Road Industrial Estate in Chesham by creating up to 70 new homes.

Man charged with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage

David James was charged yesterday (Apr 16) with three counts of assaulting a constable in the execution of his or her duty and two counts of criminal damage to a police vehicle.

Police officer attacked in High Wycombe robbery

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after a robbery in High Wycombe.

Robbers forced staff to empty petrol station tills

Two men forced petrol station staff empty tills before escaping with cash.

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Buckinghamshire pupils have highest absence rate in country

Take a look at our table to find out where your child's school ranks in terms of absences

Parents concerned daughter will become 'religious minority' in Sikh school

"If we haven’t made a decision to send her to a school of her own faith why would we send her to a school of another faith?” asks Mum.

Schoolgirls find out what a Mayor really does

Amersham Mayor Liz Walsh visits Heatherton House School  and girls quiz her on civic duties

New loyalty card introduced by Buckinghamshire businesses

Grassroots scheme developed in Henley and will be rolled out across the home counties

Local estate agents voted best in the county

Place Estate Agents won the award after happy customers voted for them

Fancy some tranquil country living less than a mile from Beaconsfield New Town?

A penthouse at Gomms Wood House, once one of Buckinghamshire stately country homes is now on the market.
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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.

Glastonbury confirm The Who to be the headline act for the final night

The Who will close the event with a bang, unless the fireworks get wet

Alps crash co-pilot rehearsed his plan on an earlier flight on the day of the crash

150 people on the Airbus A320, including three Britons, were killed when it crashed on March 24

Videos & Photos

Hundreds enjoy two Chesham beer festivals

Hundreds flock to farm's lambing event

Library staff give free books to the community to mark World Book Night

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