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UKIP candidate 'names and shames' six-year-old in missing toy row

Chiltern District councillor David Meacock sends out group email accusing child of taking his son's toy

Rowney's Ramblings: Tribute to Nijal, the man who always smiled

Reporter Jo-Anne Rowney pays tribute to the popular Bekonscot Model Village employee Nijal Drummond who died of a heart attack

Burglars climb gate and force open door

Thames Valley Police said a burglary took place in Holly Close, Farnham Common, yesterday (Wednesday April 16) between 8.35am and 3.15pm.

Bluebells appear earlier due to sunnier weather

Phillipshill Wood near Chalfont St Giles.
The Chiltern woodland is starting to become awash with bluebells. Find out the best spots to see them.

Bucks actor gets role in iconic Aussie soap Neighbours

A Bucks boy will join the illustrious list of Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan and Natalie Imbruglia when he joins the cast of Aussie soap Neighbours next week

Council News

Crackdown on rogue traders after doorstepping hotspots identified

A joint Bucks County Council and Thames Valley Police team of more than 60 people visited about 2,000 people in areas known to be scammers’ favourite targets last week

Record number of children offered first choice of school

But due to the increase in the number of applications the percentage who were given their first choice is slightly lower

People urged to leave behind their cars and catch the bus

Catch the Bus Week
Catch a Bus Week begins April 28 with Bucks County Council calling on drivers to ditch their cars and opt for the bus

Rottweiler stolen from garden

A nine-week-old Rottweiler was stolen from its owner’s back garden

Car owners warned after leaving windows open and valuables on display

Thames Valley Police is writing to vehicle owners who left valuables on display and offering them crime prevention advice.

Former police officer jailed for stealing victims' information

Sugra Hanif from Thames Valley Police (TVP) was sentenced along with her lover Raza Khan

News in Pictures

Students sit exams

What to do if your child didn't get the school you wanted

Parents were told yesterday whether or not their child got their first choice of primary school or not

Record number of children offered first choice of school

But due to the increase in the number of applications the percentage who were given their first choice is slightly lower

Heatherton House goes extra mile for Sport Relief

School in Amerham raises thousands for worthy causes

South Bucks tax rate among the highest in the country

New figures have been released which show that people living in South Bucks pay among the highest rates of council tax in the whole of the UK

Company gets credit for its business

Shrewd staff at CoCredo are celebrating a prestigious award for their business efforts

Cheryl Gillan MP: Keeping in the digital fast lane

Amersham & Chesham MP talks about improving broadband in Bucks
Cheryl Gillan

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.
Oscar Pistorius arrives at the high court in Pretoria

Pistorius trial to take a further break until early May

Judge Thokozile Masipa approves request from chief prosecutor, which was supported by the defence

Oscar Pistorius takes stand to give evidence in murder trial

Oscar Pistorius weeps as he listens to evidence by a pathologist in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, April 7, 2014.
Olympic athlete apologises to family of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Videos & Photos

Phillipshill Wood near Chalfont St Giles.

Bluebells appear earlier due to sunnier weather

Watch: Burundi blog - Expressing faith through music

Plans to make Chesham flash mob go viral


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