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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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20

Jun 2011

Downley Day brings out the crowds

Despite gusting wind and some heavy showers Downley Day yet again brought out the crowds. A family disco was held on Friday evening in the new marquee recently purchased by DOSCA
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20

Jun 2011

The Downley School Open mornings

Open mornings planned for this week have been postponed
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19

Jun 2011

Sculpture in the Park

'Sculpture in the Park' is a celebration and display of fresh talent from designers and artists.
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15

Jun 2011

Downley News store reopened

The store in Littleworth Road reopened in mid-May. The refurbishment followed a burglary and fire a few months ago. The Culprits were caught and charged.
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11

Jun 2011

Red Kites over Downley

Red Kites are magnificent birds of prey with their distinctive forked tail, russet plumage and a five to six foot wing span.
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11

Jun 2011

Coffee Stop News

The Coffee Stop is as busy as ever in its regular home in St. James Hall on a Monday from 11a.m. To 1p.m.
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11

Jun 2011

Beware the Spellchecker!

Having received a letter recently from a Solicitor asking us to call in for 'the singing of the documents'...
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05

Jun 2011

World Challenge trip to Croatia

Over the first week of the Easter holiday, I visited Croatia and had a great time thanks in part to the support of the Coffee Stop at my Table Top Sale. I made £45, much more than I had previously expected.
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03

Jun 2011

Pupils banned from school playground after attacks by red kites

School pupils have been banned from playing outside after dozens of youngsters were attacked and had their lunches stolen by red kites.
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29

May 2011

Downley Walk attracts a good crowd

Around 50 intrepid individuals braved the sunshine to trek round the eastern part of the parish and give notice to the folks of Hughenden that Downley is still here.
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19

May 2011

Official Opening of the new School Building

The new school building was officially opened today by Sir Edward Dashwood.
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18

May 2011

Fathers Day 'Dash for Dad'

The Child Bereavement Charity is organising 5k and 10k "Dash for Dad" runs at West Wycombe Park.
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15

May 2011

Gardening Volunteers Wanted

Community Impact Bucks is asking for volunteer Gardeners to help the elderly in your area.
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13

May 2011

Music Evening at Downley School

An evening of musical entertainment will be held at the Downley School.
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13

May 2011

Downley Queen Wanted

Downley Day Committee have put out a request for volunteers to take the role of Downley Queen to open the annual Downley Day fete.
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12

May 2011

Downley Gardening Society to visit Sissinghurst

The Gardening Society is organising a visit to Sissinghurst Gardens and Castle
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10

May 2011

Downley Village WI meeting

The Downley Village WI will be presenting a talk on "Laughter in the Village" by Bob Harding-Jones
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05

May 2011

New Parish Council 'elected'

With the resignation of a significant number of former parish councillors, Downley now have new councillors on the Parish Committee.
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01

May 2011

Dog Poo Posters Launched

A new campaign has been launched by the Parish Council to raise awareness of the nuisance of dog mess in public place.
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