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Man banned from Lidl in Wycombe, Aylesbury and more

A man has been banned from entering any Lidl in Bucks after he was accused of stealing more than £100-worth of meat from one of its stores.
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Biffa caught sending 'putrid' banned waste to Asia AGAIN

High Wycombe company Biffa has been caught exporting banned waste to Asia for the second time in two years.
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The top five Bucks stories of this week

Here are the top five most-read stories from the Bucks Free Press this week:
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M40 shuts between Beaconsfield and Loudwater

The M40 was shut between junction 2 and 3 this afternoon as police, firefighters and ambulances attended an incident involving a silver car.
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High Wycombe crash: Police attend scene on Chiltern Avenue

The police attended the scene of a car crash in High Wycombe last night.
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Car found on fire in Eden Centre, High Wycombe

A car was found on fire in the Eden Centre car park in High Wycombe.
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The High Wycombe streets with the most recorded car crimes

An interactive map shows how many car crimes have been reported across High Wycombe.
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Having a good time at the town hall - the main social hub of High Wycombe

This week the Town Hall in Queen Victoria Rd, High Wycombe features in the main Nostalgia article as being the location of the town’s main British Restaurant during the second world war and for a few years afterwards. By the early 1950s it was back to being the main social hub of the town, with all sorts of events and activities taking place there. I even remember my Dad taking me to a boxing tournament there, not that I have ever been particularly interested in boxing! A selection of these ac
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High Wycombe's 'community feeding centres' that helped people bombed out of their homes

Community Feeding Centres were first established in 1940 by the Ministry of Food to help people who had been bombed out of their homes, had run out of ration coupons or otherwise needed help.
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Smoke seen over High Wycombe following fire involving two cars

Smoke was seen over High Wycombe yesterday evening following a fire involving a shed, two cars and a fence.
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High Wycombe man charged with drug offences

A High Wycombe man has been charged with “concealing or disguising” criminal property as well as multiple drug supply offences.
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Thief stole iPhone and Armani watch from Wycombe Shell garage

A homeless man who stole wallets, an iPhone and a watch from cars parked at a High Wycombe petrol station has admitted his guilt.
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PICTURED: Concrete rubble falls from Wycombe’s Easton Street car park

Pieces of concrete rubble which fell three storeys from the side of a High Wycombe car park onto the pavement remain on the ground days after they fell.
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Met Office issues Yellow Weather warning for Bucks tonight

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Weather warning as heavy rain is expected to hit the South East of England this weekend.
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Hell-Fire Half and 10k runners finish despite gruelling heat

The searing weekend heat did not deter the hundreds of runners who helped raise thousands of pounds for charity at the Hell-Fire Half Marathon and 10k.
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Hertfordshire fly-tipper is caught in Buckinghamshire

A person who fly-tipped in Buckinghamshire before fleeing the country has been fined.
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Residents fear ‘additional floor’ at Loudwater flats will ‘block out sun’

Plans for an ‘additional floor’ on a three-storey block of flats have rekindled old fears about loss of light and privacy for neighbours now that the council is due to decide the outcome.
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Driver who evaded police in High Wycombe caught in Aylesbury

A 21-year-old has been given 12 month suspended prison sentenced and been disqualified from driving for 24 months after taking police on two car chases.
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Amber Hill pulls out of Tokyo 2020 after positive coronavirus test

Team GB medal prospect, Amber Hill admits she is heartbroken after a positive Covid test ended her Olympic dream.
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New ambulance hub off Cressex Link in High Wycombe

A “modern and larger” ambulance facility proposed on a derelict site and to replace a smaller one ‘not fit for purpose’ has been green-lit.
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Muslims in Wycombe celebrate Eid Al Adha at Micklefield Mosque

Muslims across High Wycombe celebrated Eid Al Adha in a joyous affair outside Micklefield Mosque this week.
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Peter Goodwin's daughter sobs as she recalls High Wycombe music legend father's 'horrific and terrifying' death

The devastated daughter of a High Wycombe music legend broke down as she recalled the “horrific” suffering her father faced before he died of an infection that went undetected by his carers.
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High Wycombe: Primark and Chilterns Shopping Centre impacted by town centre regeneration

The council will move forward with the first phase of a major three-part town centre regeneration costing millions – which, under revised plans, will see the building of a popular fashion retailer change hands, and, in the long term, a reimagined marketplace become a reality.
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Rental car is seized in Wycombe for 'antisocial driving'

A driver has been reported following reports of antisocial driving in High Wycombe.
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High Wycombe man caught with knife in The Antelope pub

A Bucks man has been convicted after he was caught with a knife in a popular High Wycombe pub.
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Thunderstorms expected this afternoon - as Met Office issues weather warning

Thunderstorms are predicted to hit Buckinghamshire this afternoon, as the Met Office issues a yellow warning for the county.
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Crash closes off busy A-road in Hughenden

There are reports of a crash between a double decker bus and a car on a busy road outside High Wycombe.
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High Wycombe London Road Tesco Express car park finally gets a makeover after congestion complaints

A Tesco store in High Wycombe with a troublesome car park is finally getting a makeover.
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High Wycombe homeowner who refused to clear out messy garden is forced to pay council £59,000

A High Wycombe homeowner has been forced to pay the council £59,000 after refusing to clear up their messy garden.
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Fallen branch cleared from Tinker’s Wood in High Wycombe

A broken branch from a tree which blocked access to a woodland forcing one local to “climb over to get through” has been cleared.
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'Flickering' lights in High Wycombe, Bourne End, Hazlemere and Beaconsfield - SSE investigates

Residents across High Wycombe, Hazlemere and beyond were left confused by "dips" in their electricity last night.
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High Wycombe: Power tools suspected to be stolen seized in police raid

Power tools were seized by police in a raid in High Wycombe.
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Conegra Road, High Wycombe: Police and forensics descend on house as cannabis found

Police uncovered a "weed factory" in a High Wycombe road on Friday - but no arrests have been made.
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People asked to avoid Easton Street car park in High Wycombe due to 'incident'

People are being asked to avoid a High Wycombe car park due to an ongoing incident.
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Frustration caused as council tax portal removed without new system in place

Residents have been left frustrated after the council tax portal has been taken down with a new system not set to be up and running until “towards the end of this year”.
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Best lidos and outdoor pools in Buckinghamshire and nearby

Taking a dip in an outdoor pool to cool down sounds pretty appealing on a day as hot as this one.
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Wycombe Birth Centre - shut at the beginning of the pandemic - might not reopen until DECEMBER

Wycombe Birth Centre – which shut at the start of the coronavirus pandemic – is not set to reopen until at least December.
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ROADWORKS: 27 roads to get treatment this week - full list

This is where Transport for Bucks will be working this week.
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London Road, High Wycombe, in the 1990s

This week we dug into our archives to bring you pictures of London Road, in High Wycombe, from the 1990s.
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Grandson of High Wycombe's Jones and Rivett founder speaks about family's legacy

Many readers who grew up in High Wycombe will remember the corn and seed merchant Jones & Rivett in Oxford Street.
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You can get your Pfizer vaccine in High Wycombe TODAY - and you don't need to book

You can get your first or second doze of the Pfizer vaccine in High Wycombe today - and you don't need to book.
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Eden Shopping Centre High Wycombe reveals what will happen when coronavirus restrictions are eased on Monday

Eden Shopping Centre in High Wycombe will be recommending face coverings and social distancing after coronavirus restrictions are eased on Monday - but neither will be enforced.
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Fully-vaccinated Bucks nurse frustrated by ‘inconsistent’ new France quarantine rules

A nurse from Buckinghamshire has described her frustration after discovering she will need to quarantine when returning home from France.
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High Wycombe family's heartbreak as woman dies after falling ill on holiday

The heartbroken family of a grandmother from High Wycombe who died after developing Legionnaires’ disease during a holiday in the Dominican Republic have called in lawyers to help them gain answers about her death.
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Dozens of runners take on gruelling challenge in High Wycombe this weekend

Dozens of runners will be taking on a gruelling challenge in High Wycombe this weekend in a bid to raise cash for charities.
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The best (and worst) GP surgeries in Buckinghamshire - according to patients

Buckinghamshire’s best and worst GP surgeries – according to the patients who use them – have been revealed in an annual survey.
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The Happy Union pub in Loudwater boarded up after being listed as sold

A pub in Loudwater has been boarded up after being listed as sold on a leisure and retail property specialists.
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Thames Water 'sorry' for burst pipe on Rowan Avenue in High Wycombe

A water utility company has apologised for a burst pipe on a road in High Wycombe that created a “20-foot geyser”, which one resident claimed caused houses to ‘vibrate’.
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Bucks weather: Temperatures set to rise in heatwave

A heatwave is set to hit Bucks with temperatures expected to reach 30°C over the weekend.
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Police seize car in High Wycombe that has been 'causing trouble'

Thames Valley Police have siezed a car that has been "causing trouble for a couple of weeks".
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