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High Wycombe's new mayor and MP Steve Baker brave the scales as 'mayor making' returns

High Wycombe's new mayor jumped on the scales in front of the town centre crowds as part of a unique annual tradition.
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High Wycombe: Oxford Street flats extension

A NEW home gym, additional flats, and an extension are just some of the many applications submitted to Bucks Council in the last week.
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Wycombe and Aylesbury residents targeted by masked scammer

A woman in her nineties has been scammed into handing over £6,500 to a masked criminal at her front door.
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Best afternoon teas near High Wycombe based on Tripadvisor reviews ahead of the Jubilee

Here are the best places for afternoon tea near High Wycombe that you should book ahead of the Platinum Jubilee.
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Wedding causes fan to miss Wycombe Wanderers' Wembley trip

Whilst Wycombe Wanderers didn’t have much to celebrate on May 21 due to their League One play-off final defeat, it was a day to remember for one family in the town.
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One Can Trust gets 1k worth of food from Red Kite

One Can Trust relies on donations and volunteers.
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Bucks Free Press Camera Club - More of your animal pics

For the third week in a row, we have continued to go for snaps that focus on the wonderful wildlife that has been spotted across Buckinghamshire.
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High Wycombe man who died aged 29 inspires amazing charity fundraiser

A ‘happy and charismatic’ man, who died of an aggressive brain tumour, has inspired his family, a pub and a school to take part in a flower-themed charity fundraiser.
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Princes Risborough man smashed High Wycombe Sainsbury's

A man who caused hundreds of pounds of damage in a High Wycombe Sainsbury's has avoided going to prison.
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Bucks Free Press Camera Club - Our favourite pics of animals

For this week’s Bucks Free Press Camera Club, we have decided to continue with the wildlife theme as more of your brilliant pictures have come through in the last seven days.
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Yves Ma-Kalambay on his teammate getting shot in Romania

Ex-Wycombe keeper Yves Ma-Kalambay has revealed the horrific scenes he experienced when playing for a club in Romania which saw one of his teammates get shot.
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High Wycombe: Aldi and McDonald’s plans postponed

PLANS for a new Aldi and McDonald’s that were due to be discussed this week have been postponed – again.
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Best One Express in High Wycombe cannot sell alcohol after having licence refused

A decision to refuse a convenience store's alcohol licence has been branded "outrageous" by regular shoppers - who have set up a petition to get it reinstated.
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High Wycombe streetlights broken since December leaves area 'dark and dangerous'

Streetlights broken since December has left an area near a High Wycombe supermarket car park entrance "very dark and dangerous".
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Man denies Aylesbury sexual assault charges

A High Wycombe man has denied several charges of sexual assault.
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Pilot and student escaped unharmed after aircraft landing gear failed at Wycombe Air Park

A flying instructor and a student escaped unharmed after one of their aircraft’s landing gears failed at Wycombe Air Park.
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High Wycombe mayor making returns this weekend, May 28

High Wycombe will be rolling out the red carpet this weeked as the historical ‘Mayor Weigh-In’ event returns to the high street - an annual practice which dates as far back as 1678, with High Wycombe being the only town to continue the tradition.
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Carousel Buses service hits car and lorry

The passengers were left shaken and angry on the side of the road.
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Wycombe writer wins prestigious short story award

The teacher turned writer has just finished his first novel.
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High Wycombe man charged with possessing a firearm

A man has been charged with possessing a firearm in High Wycombe.
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Four Wycombe kits up for sale at Classic Football Shirts

More retro Wycombe Wanderers shirts are currently up for sale on a website that specialises in classic football kits.
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High Wycombe and other Bucks drivers banned in April part 2

Every month drivers get caught breaking the rules of the road in Bucks, and every month they face the consequences.
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Wycombe Zipp e-scooter smash devastates elderly owner

'Jumbo the sausage' was a loved companion for 14 years.
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High Wycombe man who got on train without paying £15 fare ordered to pay HUNDREDS

A High Wycombe man who got on a train without paying his £15 fare has been ordered to pay more than 17 times that amount by a court.
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Box tree caterpillar - what is it and how can it affect your garden?

Dozens of frustrated Bucks residents have been taking to social media this week to complain about the decimation of their garden hedges - and wondering what on earth was eating them so quickly.
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ASDA High Wycombe evacuated after fire alarm sounds

Fire crews descended on a High Wycombe supermarket yesterday evening as shoppers were evacuated.
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High Wycombe Rugby Club volunteer up for 'Unsung Hero' award

A rugby volunteer who stepped up to help High Wycombe Rugby Club and grow the women’s and girls’ sides has been recognised nationally.
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HQube in Bellfield Road High Wycombe wins RICS design Award

High Wycombe business units that a former councillor described as looking “cheap and nasty” before they were built have won an award after judges were impressed by their “funky” design.
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Wycombe women's champion gets fitting memorial

Dr Alexander's life mission was to foster greater understanding between women.
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Slough man stole nearly £50-worth of instant coffee from High Wycombe petrol station

A man who stole nearly £50-worth of instant coffee from a High Wycombe petrol station has been jailed.
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Arriva bus service X30 is coming back on June 5

A bus service that was axed at the beginning of the year is making a comeback just months later.
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Buckinghamshire ranked laziest county in UK by recent study

A recent study has named Buckinghamshire the laziest county in the UK.
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Conman jailed for ‘heartless’ crimes in High Wycombe and Bourne End

A “heartless” conman who would pretend to be a doctor to force his way into the homes of the elderly before stealing their money has been jailed.
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Police investigating High Wycombe man riding e-scooter with baby

Police have launched an investigation after a man was seen riding an e-scooter with a baby strapped to his front in High Wycombe.
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Locked up: Ten notorious paedophiles from Buckinghamshire

There are many people who are from the county that have committed despicable crimes.
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High Wycombe: New flats for New Road

A NEW block of flats, a dropped kerb, and a loft conversion are just some of the many applications submitted to Bucks Council in the last week.
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Bucks Free Press Camera Club - More of your animal pics

For Bucks Free Press Camera Club spread this week, we have continued to go for photographs that focus on the wildlife that has been spotted in the county.
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Man dies as emergency services called to High Wycombe home

A man in his twenties was pronounced dead at a home in High Wycombe.
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High Wycombe: Cars with no tax and MOT on Gibson Road

CARS that are improperly registered are causing parking problems for locals.
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High Wycombe: Man who rode e-scooter with baby is banned

A MAN who raced downhill on an e-scooter with a baby strapped to his chest will be banned from riding.
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Rats in High Wycombe town centre - council speaks out

Dozens of rats are seen scurrying out of an abandoned bag of rubbish dumped in High Wycombe town centre - as the battle to control the rodent population continues.
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Red Kite Community Housing Mill Close development in Loudwater is finished

Red Kite has confirmed more families are set to move into a new development shortly – amid concerns from a neighbour that some of the recently-finished homes are still empty.
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Relief as loose dog is rescued from busy roundabout in High Wycombe

A dog was rescued after it was nearly hit by vehicles on a busy roundabout in High Wycombe.
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The Repair Shop's Jay Blades to become Bucks New University Chancellor

A television star who formed charities in High Wycombe and studied at Buckinghamshire New University is set to become its first ever Chancellor - and is planning to launch new furniture-related courses.
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Wycombe fans show off their love to Adebayo Akinfenwa

There are only a few games left before Adebayo Akinfenwa hangs up his boots for the final time.
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Oakridge School that required improvement is now officially GOOD

A High Wycombe school that was rated as requiring improvement by Ofsted inspectors is now officially good after their latest visit.
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Spectacular night of 90s indie music to raise cash for homelessness charity

A spectacular night of 90s indie music to raise vital cash for a local homelessness charity is coming to High Wycombe this weekend.
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Bucks Council threatened with legal action over bin charges

A former councillor has threatened legal action over new green bin charges.
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Ex-EastEnders star Dean Gaffney wants a Wycombe win at Wembley

Hundreds of people arrived at Adams Park to watch several ex-professional footballers and celebrities participate in a charity match.
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Shoplifter caught stealing from High Wycombe TK Maxx

A High Wycombe woman who was caught shoplifting men's trousers from TK Maxx has been ordered to pay compensation.
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