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High Wycombe couple caught trying to flee country after pensioner was attacked for £7,000

A husband and wife were caught trying to flee the UK after an 87-year-old man was pushed to the ground minutes after they had seen him withdraw £7,000 in cash from a bank to give to his granddaughter, a court was told.
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High Wycombe Cubs and Scouts enjoy campfire

Over 100 Cubs and Scouts from High Wycombe enjoyed a day of activities and camping in the town.
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Council wins legal battle against man who had beer can full of carrot juice in town centre

A HIGH Court battle over a beer can filled with carrot juice has ended in Buckinghamshire Council’s favour – as they slammed a High Wycombe man for treating anti-social behaviour rules in the town centre with “contempt”.
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House on High Wycombe's South Drive burgled

Another house in High Wycombe was the target of a burglary. 
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Rutland Avenue: Man stabbed in High Wycombe

A man was stabbed in High Wycombe on Friday.
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Khalil Ahmed helps Downley School following second break-in

The people of Downley and beyond have come together to fix the village’s primary school after it was again targeted by vandals.
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Speeding car being chased by police misses Wycombe MP Steve Baker's motorbike by 'centimetres'

This is the terrifying moment a speeding car missed Wycombe MP Steve Baker’s motorbike by “centimetres”.
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Met Office reveal thunderstorms could hit Bucks this week

A yellow warning has been issued by the Met Office, which will see the south of Bucks have several thunderstorms.
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M40 lorry crash: Driver dies at the scene

A lorry driver who was involved in a crash on the M40 has died.
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Wooburn Green house burgled in broad daylight

A house in a quiet village was burgled first thing on Sunday morning.
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Pettifer Way, High Wycombe: Fire breaks out in derelict block of flats set for demolition

A fire broke out in a derelict block of flats in High Wycombe yesterday evening.
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High Wycombe brick-built bin catches fire

A brick-built bin in High Wycombe was severely damaged after it caught fire.
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Chairborough Road, High Wycombe: Police cordon off road and forensics spotted at scene

Police have cordoned off a residential road in High Wycombe today, with forensics spotted at the scene, after a man was likely stabbed in a fight.
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The Bell in Frogmoor could become The Sosh Club, new plans reveal

Plans to overhaul a High Wycombe pub have been revealed.
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Teenager, 17, reported missing in High Wycombe

A 17-year-old boy from High Wycombe has been reported missing.
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Primark reopens: These are the new changes to expect in store

Primark have reopened their stores across England - with huge queues reported as many flocked back to the shops.
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High Wycombe strip club the White Horse could be turned into a house - but manager adamant it's 'not going to happen'

Plans have been put forward to turn High Wycombe's famous strip club into a house - but the pub's manager said he is not "losing any sleep" over it.
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This is where Lidl want to open new supermarkets in the UK

Budget supermarket chain Lidl has revealed its wish list of locations where they hope to open across the UK - including 10 new stores in Bucks.
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River Wye reopening: Councillor urges support for 'imaginative' project to continue

The councillor who spearheaded the investigation into the possibility of reopening the River Wye through High Wycombe town centre has urged residents to keep the "imaginative" plan alive.
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West Wycombe Post Office robber Tasered shop owners and bit them as he tried to steal cash

A masked robber who tried to steal cash from a village shop attacked a mother and son with a Taser and bit them, a court heard today – as he was jailed for five years.
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McDonald's reopening: Full list of UK branches opening at 11am on June 4

More than 260 McDonald's branches are to reopen across the UK today (June 4), including High Wycombe's Dovecot Road restaurant.
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Marlow man arrested after motorbike crash in Little Marlow

A 43-year-old man from Marlow has been arrested on suspicion of driving over the drug-drive limit after a crash involving a motorcyclist.
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Two cyclists killed after being hit by car in Wycombe

UPDATE - Our hearts are broken': Tributes paid to cyclists killed in A40 crash
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Wycombe man robbed on Queens Road whilst out running

Police would like to speak to two men following a theft in High Wycombe.
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High Wycombe roads have changed over the years - do you recognise them?

This week, we are looking back at how some High Wycombe roads have changed.
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Khalil Ahmed donates food to Hughenden Gardens Village

A Wycombe councillor is doing his bit to try and spread a bit of joy across the town, as coronavirus continues to take over the UK.
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Wycombe's S.S Food and Wine on working during the pandemic

Following on from our exclusive interview with CJ Stores in Stokenchurch last week, this week we spoke to S.S. Food and Wine in High Wycombe.
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The Downley School does u-turn after announcing it was cancelling half term and keeping kids off until August after parents' fury

A school which proposed bringing the summer holidays forward to June so lessons can re-start in August was forced into u-turn after a furious reaction by parents.
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High Wycombe man who died after incident at sea 'had only bought jet ski that morning'

A man originally from High Wycombe who died after falling from a jet ski in Devon had only bought the water craft that day, his heartbroken girlfriend has said.
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Jet ski horror: High Wycombe man dies after being pulled out of the sea in Devon

A High Wycombe man has died in Devon after getting into difficulty while riding a jet ski.
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Coronavirus: High Wycombe Wetherspoon's reveals strict new rules ahead of reopening

Screens between tables, dedicated staff to make sure pub-goers are maintaining social distances and daily health checks for staff - these are just some of the new rules High Wycombe's Wetherspoon's will have when it finally reopens.
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Marlow Rotary Clubs donated £9k to the One Can Trust

Members from both the Marlow Rotary Club and the Marlow Thames Rotary Club donated over £9,000 to the One Can Trust this year.
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Bucks Fire and Rescue urge people not to swim in lakes

Bucks Fire and Rescue have asked people in and across the county to not enter or swim in rivers, lakes, or reservoirs as the weather starts to get warmer.
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High Wycombe: Two men flee scene of horror crash after BMW seen trying to overtake another car

Two people fled the scene of a crash in High Wycombe yesterday after a BMW apparently tried to overtake another car.
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Kingsmead Road, Loudwater: Two men arrested for possessing offensive weapons after reports of a fight

Two men have been arrested this morning after 999 calls reported a fight.
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Cyclist turns up at Wycombe Hospital with stab wounds - but can't remember how he got them

A cyclist turned up at Wycombe Hospital with stab wounds last night - but had no idea how he got them.
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High Wycombe Royal Mail Depot has confirmed case of Covid-19

A postal worker at High Wycombe’s delivery office has been diagnosed with coronavirus – as whistle-blowing colleagues reveal fears for their safety.
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WATCH: 'Mortified' mum finds white walls covered in black marker pen after cheeky toddler drew all over them

This is the moment a mortified High Wycombe mum discovered her toddler had drawn all over her white walls - in a black marker pen.
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Education secretary addresses 11-plus issues - amid calls to cancel it completely this year

The education secretary says he is looking at the 11-plus system in Bucks amid fears disadvantaged children could miss out on places because of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Air Ambulance lands on The Mead in Kingsmead Road

An air ambulance, a road ambulance, and a police car have been spotted on The Mead on Kingsmead Road in Loudwater.
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RH Amar in High Wycombe donate food to the NHS

A High Wycombe-based fine food distributor is doing their bit to help frontline workers fight against coronavirus.
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Coronavirus testing unit run by the military returns to High Wycombe tomorrow

A mobile coronavirus testing unit run by the military will be returning to High Wycombe tomorrow (Tuesday).
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A former High Wycombe department store - and how Pann Mill used to look

We are looking at High Wycombe for Then and Now again this week.
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Major search in Mill End Road High Wycombe with police dogs and helicopter after 'man flees car officers tried to stop'

A search involving police dogs and a helicopter got underway in High Wycombe yesterday after police stopped a car and a man reportedly fled.
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Wycombe doctor to work at Royal Berkshire Hospital

Wycombe Wanderers has praised one of their club doctors, as he one of the heroes risking his life on the front line.
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Cubs and Scouts see memberships rise in Wycombe

Figures have revealed that the High Wycombe Cubs and Scouts have seen an increase of those wanting to join the organisation over the last few months. 
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Cressex Business Park: Work gets underway to improve 2 junctions and reduce congestion

Early work to improve two junctions near a congested High Wycombe business park has started this week.
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Wycombe men have burglary plan ruined on Desborough Avenue

Police would like to speak to two men following an attempted burglary in High Wycombe.
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Sabeti Wain Aerospace, that has been making and delivering vital PPE, has its van stolen

A High Wycombe company that has been manufacturing urgently-needed personal protective equipment (PPE) for the NHS has had its van stolen overnight.
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Mobile coronavirus testing site operated by the military coming to High Wycombe tomorrow

A mobile coronavirus testing site will set up in High Wycombe this week.
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