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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 – full details attached
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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? Contact info@downley.org
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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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29

Nov 2016

Unexplained death in Naphill

Thames Valley Police officers are continuing an investigation in to the unexplained death of a woman in Naphill near High Wycombe.
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10

Nov 2016

Downley Theatre Group forthcoming outings

See below for details of the Downley Theatre Group's outings coming up.
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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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15

Mar 2016

Save your Pharamacy

The NHS under the current Conservative government have announced their intention to reduce the number of pharmacies in England and Wales by between 1000 and 3000 by enforcing a progressive series of financial cuts starting from October 2016.
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03

Mar 2016

Downley Burglar Arrested

Thames Valley Police has arrested a 34-year-old man from High Wycombe on suspicion of burglary. The arrest is in relation to a burglary at a property in Gandon Vale, Downley, on Thursday 18 February.
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06

Jan 2016

Two men arrested in connection with assault

Thames Valley Police has arrested two men today (31/12) in connection with an assault in Downley, High Wycombe. A 20-year-old man from Prestwood was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning GBH and a 22-year-old man from High Wycombe was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning GBH and possession of a firearm.
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30

Dec 2015

Man violently mugged on Christmas Day - on same street as shotgun attack

A man was violently mugged on Christmas Day for his Apple Watch on the same High Wycombe street as a shotgun attack two days later, police say. A 26-year-old man was walking in Hithercroft Road, Downley at about 3am on December 25 when he was hit over the head from behind and knocked to the ground. The attackers - both wearing hooded tops with their hoods up and bandanas covering their faces – then stole his Apple Watch before escaping.
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30

Dec 2015

Downley shooting a "targetted hit" say police

A man was shot in a “targeted” hit in a commuter belt town on Sunday, police have said. The victim, aged in his early 30s, was treated for gunshot wounds after the attack in Downley, Buckinghamshire, which happened at about 5.30pm.
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