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'High Wycombe has created a monster': Tempers boil over as traffic jams near new ALDI get worse

Road rage frustrations are "boiling over" as shoppers face long jams trying to get out of the car park after visiting High Wycombe's newest Aldi supermarket.
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Fears over safety at Eden Shopping Centre after digger falls over while building new pizza restaurant

Concerns about the safety of a building site at a popular High Wycombe shopping centre have been quashed after a digger fell over just metres away from where visitors walk.
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High Wycombe man battered with baseball bat by gang who broke into his home

A man was battered with a baseball bat in his own home after a gang broke in and attacked him in High Wycombe.
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Four charged after man 'stabbed in hands and head following car crash' in Perth Road, High Wycombe

Four High Wycombe men have been charged after a driver was allegedly stabbed in the head and hands following a car crash.
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Just one week left to have your say on High Wycombe's future

There is just one week left to have your say on how High Wycombe is run in the future.
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High Wycombe McDonald’s attack: Girl hurt in High Street

A teenage girl was hurt in a shocking late-night attack in McDonald’s this weekend.
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Police STILL hunting for attacker who stabbed an 18-year-old in Downley

Police are still hunting the attacker who stabbed a teenager in woodland in Downley.
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Traffic lights at Cressex crash junction WERE out - because another driver had damaged them the night before

Traffic lights at a Cressex Road junction WERE out when two drivers smashed into each other on Saturday morning - because another driver had crashed into them the night before.
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ROADWORKS: Don't get caught out this week

During the course of this week, Transport for Buckinghamshire will be carrying out work in the following places.
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Wycombe jihadi Omar Hussain ‘dies in ISIS suicide bombing’

A notorious High Wycombe jihadi has died in an ISIS suicide bombing in Syria, according to national reports.
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This is how new cafe and office complex in White Hart Street, High Wycombe, will look

This is how a new café and office complex in High Wycombe’s town centre will look – as plans to replace a dilapidated former book shop move forward.
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A pop-up Dachshund cafe is coming to High Wycombe

There will be puppuccinos on tap as dozens of sausage dogs and their owners descend on High Wycombe for a special pop-up cafe next month.
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Company illegally tapped into Thames Water supply in High Wycombe

A company has been ordered to pay thousands of pounds after being caught illegally tapping into Thames Water's network in High Wycombe.
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More caravans arrive at The Rye in High Wycombe

More caravans have arrived at The Rye in High Wycombe after some pitched up early this week.
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PICTURES: The Hell-Fire Half Marathon and 10k - can you spot yourself in our gallery?

The newly named Hell-Fire Half Marathon and 10k was a huge success as thousands of runners took on the epic challenge on Sunday, July 14.
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Huge fire visible from across Wycombe and Marlow WAS at High Heavens recycling centre

A huge blaze in the Booker area on Wednesday last week was at the High Heavens household recycling centre, the county council has finally confirmed.
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Transport for Bucks warning as driver ignores Hammersley Lane closure and drags cone down the road

A driver who ignored a road closure in High Wycombe, dragging a cone under their vehicle, and put road workers in danger has been reported to police.
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Thames Valley Police refers itself to watchdog after woman's body found in woodland in Downley

Officers have referred themselves to the police watchdog after a woman’s body was found in woodland in Downley last week.
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Armed Forces Day in High Wycombe - Hundreds enjoy spectacular event at Booker Air Park

HUNDREDS of people turned out to show their appreciation for the armed forces community on Saturday - as Booker Air Park played host to a day of fun and entertainment.
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Teenagers walk out of school and stage a 'die-in' in High Wycombe town centre

Climate change protesters are staging a 'die-in' in High Wycombe town centre this morning.
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High Wycombe teenager admits stockpiling terror manuals

A Bucks teenager who built up a cache of terrorist manuals and guides for homemade firearms is facing jail.
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Macdonald Hotels to sell 27 properties - including ones in Marlow, Windsor and Ascot

MACDONALD Hotels is selling 27 of its properties - including ones in Marlow, Windsor and Ascot - to a private equity player in a blockbuster deal.
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Mystery Good Samaritan a 'hero' for preventing major car crash after driver suffered medical episode at the wheel

A mystery Good Samaritan has been dubbed a hero after stopping a car rolling backwards into oncoming traffic - after the driver suffered a medical emergency at the wheel.
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Councillors give their backing to £40m Castlefield regeneration plans

COUNCILLORS have expressed their support for a housing association’s £40 million plans to knock down the abandoned Castlefield star blocks and replace them with 188 homes.
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Raw sewage flows into High Wycombe beauty spot Keep Hill Wood - after fatberg blocks drain

Raw sewage was running into a High Wycombe beauty spot popular with walkers “for weeks” – after a fatberg made up of wet wipes and other unflushable items blocked a drain.
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PC resigns after accessing police records to carry out unlawful checks

A former High Wycombe officer resigned this week after accessing police records to carry out 21 "unlawful" checks.
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'What sort of memory is this to him?' - Complaints about overgrown bushes on road named after MP John Hall

Overgrown bushes on a road dedicated to a former Wycombe MP have left one resident asking – “what sort of memory is this to him?”
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Van 'crashes into pedestrian before attempting to drive at crowd outside pub' - man arrested

A man has been arrested after a van crashed into a pedestrian in High Wycombe town centre - before it reversed and attempted to drive at people gathered outside a pub.
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Plans to 'breathe new life' into former pub - as it's revealed as second oldest building in High Wycombe

A former High Wycombe pub has been revealed as the second oldest standing building in the town after a major investigation – and plans are now afoot to “breathe new life into it”.
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High Wycombe man arrested on suspicion of raping woman in Maidenhead

A man from High Wycombe has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman.
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West Wycombe Road closed in major police investigation

A major police investigation is underway in High Wycombe this morning following reports of a serious incident overnight.
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Warning - Distressing images: Two sheep suffer horrific injuries in vicious dog attack on High Wycombe farm

Sheep at a High Wycombe farm were subject to a vicious dog attack earlier today, forcing the heartbroken owners to consider putting them down after suffering horrific injuries.
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Could Steve Baker be the next Prime Minister? He's 4th favourite in new poll

Wycombe MP Steve Baker has thanked those who have helped propel him into fourth place on a Conservative leadership poll – as he prepares to go skydiving.
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85-year-old man jailed for historic sex attacks on young girls in High Wycombe

An elderly man has been jailed for 12 years for non-recent sex attacks on girls aged between 11 and 17.
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Easton Street and Queen Victoria Road in High Wycombe to become two-way overnight

Major changes to the road system in the centre of High Wycombe comes into place overnight - with Queen Victoria Road and Easton Street becoming two-way.
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Steve Baker MP could stand to replace Theresa May as Prime Minister

Steve Baker has thrown his hat into the ring to stand to replace Theresa May as Prime Minister, saying it is “conceivable” that he could be a contender for the top job.
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Council leader and new chairman elected for final year of Wycombe District Council

WYCOMBE District Council will not be “sitting back and taking it easy” during its 46th and final year, the leader has vowed - as she was voted in to take the helm for the last 10 months before it is scrapped in favour of a unitary authority.
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High Wycombe man jailed for historic sex offences has appeal against 19-year sentence thrown out

A High Wycombe man who was found guilty of historic sex offences has had an appeal against his conviction thrown out by judges.
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High Wycombe radio presenter Sean Dakin fasts for Ramadan in memory of his beloved mum

A radio presenter is fasting for Ramadan in a touching tribute to the mum he lost to cancer 11 years ago who he described as his “rock”.
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Bin lorry gets stuck in Priory Road after 'car parks behind it during manoeuvre'

A bin lorry got stuck in a High Wycombe road after a driver parked their car behind it.
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Gunshots heard at house in Grays Lane, Downley - sparking major police probe

Gunshots were heard in the early hours of the morning in Downley - prompting a major investigation by police.
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Boy, 3, injured on bus home from school

The distraught family of a young boy feared he may be left needing surgery after he was flung from his seat on the bus home from school, injuring his face.
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We asked B&M if they would open store in High Wycombe - this is what they said

As news broke last week that Lidl will be opening up a new store at the old Homebase site on London Road in High Wycombe, we asked readers if they were happy with the decision.
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High Wycombe town centre roads to become two-way - find out when

A new two-way traffic system is set to come into force in Easton Street and Queen Victoria Road, in High Wycombe, from the early hours of Wednesday, May 29.
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Car 'dumped and set on fire' in middle of Hughenden Park

A car has been "dumped" and set on fire in a popular High Wycombe park.
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High Wycombe Waitrose shopper's confusion after being slapped with parking fine - two years after alleged incident

An investigation has been launched after a High Wycombe supermarket shopper was slapped with a parking fine – nearly two years after the alleged incident.
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High Wycombe roads to shut overnight as 'masterplan' works finish

Three major town centre roads in High Wycombe will be shut overnight as phase five of the masterplan finishes up.
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