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05

Sep 2011

Works undertaken in Plomer Hill

Works undertaken in Plomer Hill by the Bridges Section to increase the height of the kerbs over the railway bridge is to prevent vehicles going up on the weak footway.
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04

Sep 2011

New Term begins for Youth Club

The Disraeli Downley Youth Club begins the new term next Monday 5th September at St. James Hall Downley from 7pm to 9pm.
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04

Sep 2011

Downley beat Cadmore End

Downley 1st XI scored 138-6 to beat Cadmore End on 137-10
Downley 2nd XI lost to Hampden scoring 127-10 against their 160-10
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02

Sep 2011

Have your say on shaping the future of the Wycombe district

From Friday 2 September to Friday 14 October, Wycombe District Council will be asking local people to have their say on revised plans for supporting Wycombe district's towns and villages, regenerating key sites and setting in place a strong framework for delivering a sustainable future.
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30

Aug 2011

Cricket rained off

The Downley vs Ballinger cricket was rained off.
Downley 2nd XI scored 141-8 losing to Prestwood who scored 171-8
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30

Aug 2011

Wycombe Community Champions Award

The Community Champion Awards, supported by The Wycombe Partnership, are about recognising and celebrating the achievements of the Wycombe district's community champions - individuals and organisations.
If you know an individual, group or project that deserves recognition for the positive contribution they make to life in the Wycombe district, then say thanks with a nomination for a Community Champion Award.
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24

Aug 2011

Road repairs planned in Downley

5 September for 2 days: Plane and Patch the whole length of The Pastures
26 September for 2 days: Slurry Sealing Grays Lane plus spur from Falkner Way to Plomer Green Lane
26 September for 1 day: Surfacing of The Pastures from Plomer Hill to Downes Park
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22

Aug 2011

New Pizza Take-way in Littleworth Road

The old snack snop in Littleworth Road (next to Sieuw May Chinese) has applied for planning permission to change the use from shop to pizza takeaway. Deadline for public comments is this Friday - click on "read more" for details on how to comment.
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22

Aug 2011

Downley beat Potten End

Downley 1st XI scored 161-10 to beat Potten End on 104-10
Downley 2nd XI scored 154-7 to beat Frieth on 150-9
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22

Aug 2011

Gunman in Downley Woods

It was reported that Police cordoned off the top end of Downley Common on SUnday evening to search for a man armed with a shotgun. Children playing in the Dells were advised to leave, and the police helicopter was observed searching the area.
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11

Aug 2011

Police team in School Close

On the 16th August the neighbourhood team will be on the green in School Close. There will be a chance to get property marked such as bikes and scooters and crime prevention advice will be on hand.
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09

Aug 2011

Cricket. Downley lose to Monks Risborough

Downley 1st XI scored 127-10 to lose to Monks Risborough on 128-7
Downley 2nd XI scored 115-6 to beat Phoenix OB on 111-10
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05

Aug 2011

West Wycombe Chamber Music Festival

The first West Wycombe Chamber Music Festival has been announced to take place on 16/17th September 2011 at St Lawrence Church. There will be two concerts starting at 7.30pm on each day.
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01

Aug 2011

Downley lose to Ley Hill

Downley 1st XI lost to Ley Hill, scoring 124 for 10 against Ley Hill's 240 for 8
Downley II lost to Bourne End, 158 for 10 against 176 for 10
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01

Aug 2011

Road Closure - The Pastures

Wycombe DC have announced a road closure along the Pastures from Plomer Hill to Downs Park on 30 Sep 2011. A diversion will be set up along Plomer Hill, A40 West Wycombe Road, The Pastures and vice versa.
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27

Jul 2011

Something for all the family

On Sunday 14th August, Street Dreams, Wycombe Wanderers and Bucks County Council bring you the Community World Cup football tournament.
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27

Jul 2011

Downley Day offers grants

The Downley Day Committee are offering grants to local charities and voluntary organisations.
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26

Jul 2011

FREE Starting a Business workshops

Business Link is offering FREE Starting a Business workshops at the Holiday Inn, High Wycombe, but you'll need to act quickly as they are only running until the end of October.
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26

Jul 2011

Wycombe Partnership Community Champions 2011

The nomination period for this year's Wycombe Partnership Community Champions Awards, to be held on 2 November, is now open. Hopefully, you received our Save the Date email and already have this date in your calendar!
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25

Jul 2011

Cricket: Downley lose to Holmer Green

Results from 19th July Mid-Bucks Knock-out Cup
Downley beat Monks Risborough in the semi final.
Downley will meet Potten End in the final on 4th Sept.
Results from 23rd July.
Downley 1st XI scored 125 for 10 against Holmer Greens 131 for 5.
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20

Jul 2011

Roadworks on Plomer Hill Bridge

The works – To prevent errant vehicles over run the weak footway bridge deck using high containment trief kerbs and associated bollards installation on all four corners of the bridge.
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15

Jul 2011

Greengrocers in Downley in the Late 1960s

Pauline Bean is trying to trace an old school friend from Downley whose family owned a greengrocers in the sixties.
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15

Jul 2011

Cricket Results: Downley win vs Knotty Green

Downley 1st XI scored 115-1 to beat Knotty Green on 114-10 and Downley 2nd XI scored 120-10 to lose against Lacey Green II on 121-9
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10

Jul 2011

Milo the cat is still missing

Milo is a pure white cat with pinky ears and face has been missing since 27th April 2011
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05

Jul 2011

Library Announcement - Stop Press

All children's picture books can now be borrowed for free.
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30

Jun 2011

Swift Nesting Sites Survey 2011 - Help needed !

Information collected by the British Trust for Ornithology shows that the number of swifts breeding in Britain has declined considerably - by 44% in the South East between 1995 and 2008.
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29

Jun 2011

Downley Cricket 1st and 2nd XI lose

Downley 1st XI 135 for 10, Ballinger 247 for 8
Downley 2nd XI 48 for 10, Prestwood 50 for 3
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24

Jun 2011

An Evening of Music at Downley School

A host of music enthusiasts assembled at the Downley School on the evening of Thursday 16th June to enjoy nearly 40 different performances from a whole range of abilities and styles of music.
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22

Jun 2011

Bucks Master Composter Scheme

The next courses will be in approximately 8 -10 weeks time, dates to be confirmed
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20

Jun 2011

Downley and West Wycombe column for Bucks Free Press

David Winterburns' last column for Downley and West Wycombe will appear in the Bucks Free Press on Friday 15th July 2011.
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