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21

Sep 2017

Upgrade promised for Downley buses

Steve Baker's meeting with Arriva Buses resulted in the promise of an improvement to the reliability of the Downley service 30 route.
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Sep 2017

Residents criticise plans fr Burrows House site

A housing association’s plans to demolish a “tired” empty building in Downley and replace it with three-storey homes have been criticised by residents who say they are “not in keeping” with the rest of the village.
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14

Sep 2017

Minutes silence held for Councillor Barry Gay who passed away aged 75

A minute silence was held in tribute to a “valued” and “caring” Downley parish councillor who sadly passed away last month. Barry Gay was chairman of Downley Parish Council for eight years and then vice chairman up until his death on August 26, aged 75.
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03

Sep 2017

Brindley Road PO closed for refurbishment

Brindley Road PO is closed for refurbishment from 6pm, 13th Sep, reopening on 25th Sep.
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23

Aug 2017

Plans revealed to bulldoze Burrows House and replace with 16 houses

Red Kite Community Housing has revealed proposals to knock down Burrows House in Jubilee Road, which contains 26 apartments, and build 16 new private homes in its place.
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31

Jul 2017

Downley Theatre Group - New Outings

War Horse and Wipers Times - see below
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29

Jul 2017

Travellors set up camp on Pedestal playing fields

Travellers have set up camp on a popular playing field in West Wycombe. Caravans and other vehicles were seen entering the Pedestal Playing fields, which is home to football team Downley Dynamos, at 9.15am today (Wednesday).
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15

Jul 2017

Roadworks on Plomer Green Lane

17/07 to 18/07 - Plomer Green Lane, Downley – Plomer Green Avenue to Grays Lane: Daytime micro-surfacing preparatory works using a daytime road closure between 07:30 and 16:30hrs.
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13

Jul 2017

Arriva Buses consultation

Steve Baker MP will be visiting Arriva Buses on 28th July and will be prepared to ask questions supplied by his constituents. Contact his Parliamentary Assistant at nick.oborn@parliament.uk
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06

Jul 2017

Plans to demolish former Post Office in Downley High Street backed by council

Plans to demolish a former Post Office in Downley and build three homes on the site have been given the go-ahead by the council.
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27

Jun 2017

Doorstep callers asking for money in High Wycombe

We have recently been made aware of several incidents of women knocking on resident’s doors and asking for money in the Micklefield, Totteridge and Downley areas of High Wycombe.
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27

Jun 2017

Downley Theatre Group Outings

See more for the latest theatre group outings
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16

Jun 2017

The Chicken Whisperer of Downley

Patrick Myles, who lives in Downley, a self-confessed chicken whisperer, hopes to wow the A-list judges on Britain’s Got Talent (BGT) next year after training his feathered friends to perform magic tricks.
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06

Jun 2017

Downley Theatre Group - outing to "The Girls" 22 June 2017

We have a limited number of tickets available for “The Girls”
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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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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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