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26

May 2017

St James Parish Meeting

At St James Church at 8pm to discuss ongoing sustainability for this church
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09

May 2017

Man arrested on suspicion of carrying a knife

A man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a knife following a “disagreement” in Downley. Eyewitnesses reportedly spotted eight police cars in Plomer Green Lane at around 5.30 on May 8.
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05

May 2017

Theatre Group trip to "Follies"

Downley Theatre Group has organised a trips to "Follies" in London. See below for details on how to book.
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27

Apr 2017

Downley alleyway corpse inquest

A father-of-two who was found dead in a Downley alleyway, struggled with depression and alcohol addiction which deteriorated after he lost his licence following a car crash, an inquest heard today.
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26

Apr 2017

Theatre Group Trip to Westminster Palace

DTG has secured two more tours of The Palace of Westminster and have combined these with a trip on The Regents Canal
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18

Apr 2017

Witnesses to hit and run wanted

On Tuesday 11th April my a Downley resident was riding home from work on his bike and was hit from behind by a speeding car at the top of the Pastures hil - did you witness this?
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18

Apr 2017

Volunteer Opportunity

The Connect Project in Buckinghamshire is currently looking to fill a number of volunteer positions - are you interested? See below.
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04

Apr 2017

The season is looking good for Downley Albion

This past Saturday Downley Albion secured the Wycombe Premier League title beating Wooburn 3-1.
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25

Mar 2017

Theatre Group news

Downley Theatre Group has organised trips to "Dreamgirls" and "The Girls" in London. See below for details on how to book.
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13

Mar 2017

Man charged with assault at Co-op

Anthony Crawford, aged 26, or Goddington Road, Bourne End, has been charged on one count of threatening a person with an offensive weapon in a public place, one count of assault by beating, and one count of criminal damage.
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06

Mar 2017

Young man attacked outside the Co-op

A young man was hit with a hammer in a shocking attack as he left a supermarket in Downley on Tues 28th Feb. Police are appealing for witnesses after the 24-year-old victim was left with bruises to his body and arms from where he attempted to defend himself.
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22

Feb 2017

Appeal For Witnesses Following A Robbery Behind The Pastures Church

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a robbery in the alleyway behind The Pastures Church near the Disraeli School.
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01

Feb 2017

Appeal for witnesses following a burglary on Southfield Road

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a property which occurred between Monday (23/01) 11:00am and Friday (27/01) 10:00am.
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01

Feb 2017

Dead man found in alleyway near Plomer Hill

A man was discovered dead in a Downley alleyway yesterday morning.
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26

Jan 2017

Theatre Group - more outings

An exhibition at the National Gallery entitled “Australia’s Impressionists” on Saturday 4 March. Next up is a trip to the Oxford Playhouse for a performance of Mike Leigh’s “Abigail’s Party” on Saturday 8 April.
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18

Jan 2017

Spring Downley Makers Market

Applications are now invited from Makers to reserve space at the Market.
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13

Jan 2017

Theatre Group Update

The Theatre Group has issued its January update. See more for details
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09

Jan 2017

Monty Don Downley TV show now on catch-up

The long awaited broadcast of the gardening programme filmed opposite the DWMH was shown on BBC2 last evening Fri 6 January. Catch up is available for 29 days.
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31

Dec 2016

Future of the Co-op

There has been speculation that the new Co-op on Plomer Green Lane will be turning into a McColl's. However, the press release by Co-op included a list of those store involved and the Downley store is not included.
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19

Dec 2016

Monty Don visits Downley garden

A Downley garden features on Monty Don's "Big Dearms, Small Spaces" on BBC2 on Friday January 6th at 7 pm.
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07

Dec 2016

Shared Landscapes: the reintroduction of red kite in the UK

Are you interested in participating in research project relating to red kites? - see below for details
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07

Dec 2016

Police Quarterly Newsletter

The latest police news for Wycombe West is now available.
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19

Jul 2016

Trip to see "Relatively Speaking" at the Oxford Playhouse

Relatively Speaking at the Oxford Playhouse, Saturday 17 September (full details below). The closing date is Friday 29 July
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05

Jul 2016

Appeal for witnesses following a burglary at Southfield Road

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a property on Southfield Road, High Wycombe.
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30

Jun 2016

Policing Monthly Update - Downley and Disraeli

The July monthly update for Downley and Disraeli is brought to you by PC 6739 Craig Duncan, PCSO C9433 Ceri Sydney and PCSO 8621 Alan Gibson.
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24

Jun 2016

Police and CC survey - seeking views on policing and crime

The survey is hosted on the Police and Crime Commissioner website. It should take no more than 10 minutes to complete and is open until 30 September 2016.
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20

Jun 2016

Death of a Local

Vera (Gladys) Hopkins of Westover Road, Downley, one of the villages most elderly residents has passed away. The 99 year old had lived in the same house, at the top of Westover Road, since she got married in 1955.
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13

Jun 2016

Downley Theatre Group

Latest Theatre Group outings announced. See below for details..
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02

Apr 2016

Barbecue fire damages two cars, fence and roof of house in Commonside

A fire spread from a barbecue in Downley yesterday evening, causing damage to a house and garden. The fire damaged two cars, a fence, roof eaves and a tree in Commonside and Bucks Fire and Rescue were called at 8.14pm.
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16

Mar 2016

Mechanics celebrate Hillclimb garage opening

Mechanics put down their tools to clean cars for free, while others took to the track for a mini race at the weekend as villagers celebrated the opening of a new garage – months after it was feared the site would be lost forever. Hillclimb Garage was officially opened in Littleworth Road, Downley, on Saturday, taking over from another car business which closed down last year.
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