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Volunteer run lunch club needs new members

The Beaconsfield Lunch Club, held every Thursday since the early 70s, is appealing for new members after seeing a decline over the past few years

'Personality counts more than qualifications' says councillor

Pupils across Bucks are tutoring fellow students in an effort to earn more cash but Mike Appleyard, of Bucks County Council, says we need to focus more on personality

Suspended sentence for furniture boss

Philip Dickens, on behalf of Baumhaus, pleaded guilty to two counts of placing an unsafe product on the market

Protest groups vow to save the Chilterns

Protesters against HS2 from across Bucks attended a public information day on Saturday (April 11) in a bid to save the countryside in a final rally before the election.

HS2 campaigners think original route is 'incompetent'

Chiltern District Councillor Nick Rose spoke out at the public information meeting on Saturday (April 11)

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'Personality counts more than qualifications' says councillor

Pupils across Bucks are tutoring fellow students in an effort to earn more cash but Mike Appleyard, of Bucks County Council, says we need to focus more on personality

Find out what is being built near to you

This week's planning applications for South Bucks

Controversial planning application for a waste transfer station has been resubmitted following concerns

The plans for a waste transfer station in London Road East in Amersham were submitted by waste and resource management company, FCC.

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

Chance for Buckinghamshire entrepreneurs to pitch to Dragons' Den star

Students enrolled with the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy at Amersham and Wycombe College are currently competing to be crowned the organisation’s National Entrepreneur of  the Year.

Apprenticeship success rates fall for the second year running

Just over half of people doing apprenticeships did well enough to pass the course

Eight million pound-plus houses already sold this year

Check out our list of the most expensive housing deals in South Bucks in the last two months
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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.

Grey squirrels can spread Lyme disease to humans

As well as decimating the native red squirrel, grey squirrels host the bacteria responsible for Lyme disease

Two arrested over the Mediterranean migrant deaths

Tunisian captain accused of illegal immigration charges and reckless homicide in the deaths of 700-900 migrants

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Two arrested over the Mediterranean migrant deaths

South Bucks scouts enjoy day of activities

300 migrants in trouble in the Mediterranean Sea

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Jack Abell
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Camilla Goodman
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Laura Mowat
Reporter (Amersham, Little Chalfont)
Tom Herbert
Reporter (Chalfont St Peter, Chalfont St Giles, Great Missenden and Prestwood)
Jo-Anne Rowney
Reporter (Beaconsfield, Stoke Poges, Seer Green and Jordans, Hedgerley, Fulmer and Farnham Common)
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