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Armed officers and the police helicopter were deployed as part of a search for the culprit.

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Two vehicles strike a property in the early hours of the morning leaving it "structurally unsafe".

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Production is halted as a stuntman is injured during the filming of Fast & Furious 9.

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Woburn Safari Park gives the animals an icy treat to help them cope with the hot weather.

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The planning inspector recommended the approval of the site, but the government disagreed.

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Nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution, police say.

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A pedestrian is in a serious condition in hospital after being run over by a transit van.

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The food was discovered before it was eaten and investigations are continuing, police say.

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Thousands of people arrived in Bedford after World War Two to work in the brickmaking industry.

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A light and sound installation will bring Nasa imagery of the lunar surface to the nave and aisles.

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A year of events is planned to raise awareness of existing sports and activity in the town.

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A town hall was burnt down in 1919 as people protested against a range of post-WW1 problems.

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Push For Local Apprenticeships

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

INVESTING IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE. The Wycombe council and government have tried many initiatives over the years, one being local apprenticeships.

Getting Involved In The Community

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

ARE YOU INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY? Despite the economic downturn in recent years we have seen it has really raised the local people of the communities’ spirits and brought a feeling of togetherness.

Our High Streets Still Suffering

Posted by Administrator : Monday 4th March 2013

ARE WE WAVING GOODBYE TO OUR LOCAL HIGHSTREET? Our local High Streets have been suffering in the consumer downturn. Customers have been watching their pennies amid concerns about high inflation and job security. Recently we have lost many large retailers that have been hit by the economic climate and the increasing online competition.

Will Online Shopping Be The Death Of Our High Streets

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

ARE YOU AN ONLINE SHOPPER AND A BARGAIN SURFER? We do not know to what extent the increasing activity of online shopping will eventually have on our Wycombe based high street retailers but some predict it may end the high street shopping as a whole in the future.

Council Tax Rises As Councils Set To Save Money

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

MORE CUTS..... GREAT!!! Many councils across the UK now have the choice to either increase council tax, raise the funds by cutting back on other factors or even worse they do both.

Avoid The Local Cowboys

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013

HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

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