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Green belt rail terminal to go ahead

BBC Feeds Beds Bucks Herts - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:23
Approval is granted for a huge international freight terminal on green belt land in Hertfordshire after eight years of protest.

Poulter OK for Open after injury scare

BBC Feeds Beds Bucks Herts - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:05
Ian Poulter says he will play in the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool despite injuring a wrist last week.

'I would fight in Syria if I could'

BBC Feeds Beds Bucks Herts - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:08
Muslim women in Luton explain why they want to play their part in the Syrian conflict between rebels and the government of Bashar al-Assad.

June Deer Friend Winner

Chesham Rugby Club News Feed - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 21:47
June's Deer Friend prize draw winner has been announced...
Categories: Buckinghamshire, Chesham

Amersham Cc V Lashings All Stars, Weds 23 July

Amersham - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 20:32
Amersham CC are hosting the Lashings All Stars on 23rd July, at Shardeloes. Lashings have announced their team for the fixture today. The All Stars team boasts 383 test caps between them, and the only player not to have played test cricket has a reputation as one of the best one day cricketers around.

Leading the way is Herschelle Gibbs, the South African opening bat who scored over 6000 test match runs in 90 tests for the Springboks. Joining him in the star studded batting line up is Wasim Jaffer, who is the leading run scorer in Indian first class cricket, and who played 31 tests for his country. Representing England are spinners John Emburey and Chris Schofield, all rounder and former England one day captain Adam Hollioake, and Devon Malcolm, one of England's quickest ever bowlers who famously took 9-57 against South Africa in 1994. Australia's Ian Harvey was one of the most successful overseas players in county cricket, and an integral part of his country's one day side for many years, while Corey Collymore is part of the impressive history of Caribbean fast bowling. Completing the side is one of the best spinners ever to have played cricket, Pakistan's Saqlain Mushtaq.

This formidable side will take on Amersham CC's 1st XI at 2.30pm on Wednesday 23rd July in one of the most appealing games of club cricket the area has seen for many years.

All are welcome to come along for the afternoon's entertainments. Tickets will be available on the gate for the game, priced £5, There will be a barbeque, bar, and other entertainments available. If you would like to join the VIP lunch before the game, at a cost of £65, please contact Joe Shuttle (jshuttle@davidshuttle.com) as soon as possible.
Categories: Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Pre-Season Training Log Week 6

Chesham Rugby Club News Feed - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 19:27
Week Six of Chesham Rugby Club's pre-season training log.
Categories: Buckinghamshire, Chesham

Ring road completed after 40 years

BBC Feeds Beds Bucks Herts - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 14:14
A £24m scheme to complete Luton's inner ring road after a 40-year wait is officially opened by the transport minister.

Labour bans 'public disagreements'

BBC Feeds Beds Bucks Herts - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:45
Labour councillors in Luton can only disagree with each other in private, under a new rule agreed at a local group meeting, the BBC learns.

Hatton wins Open place at Hoylake

BBC Feeds Beds Bucks Herts - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:00
Tyrrell Hatton makes up for his near miss in Johannesburg by booking a "last-minute" place in this week's Open Championship.

Girl of six hit and killed by car

BBC Feeds Beds Bucks Herts - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 23:53
A six-year-old girl has been hit and killed by a car in Hertfordshire as police launch an appeal for anyone who witnessed the collision to contact them.

Juniors! Time to start the summer fitness programme!

Chesham Rugby Club News Feed - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 18:39
Pass on the message. Junior’s fitness training starts now!
Categories: Buckinghamshire, Chesham

Academy Hours of use

Chesham Rugby Club News Feed - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 15:31
Chesham Rugby Club have certain hours of use at Chiltern Hills Academy, and any use outside of these hours must be booked through Dick King.
Categories: Buckinghamshire, Chesham

A413 Chalfonts Area Diesel Spil

Amersham - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 09:18

Guys,

 

Be VERY careful along the London bound stretch of the A413. A coach has spilled a large amount of diesel on the round, Thames Valley Police are there warning motorists of the hazard and even taking it gently, I was finding the steering going scarily light on the roundabouts.

 

Current policy is to resurface after a fuel spill, so be prepared for road closures along that stretch today.

Categories: Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Stevenage sign Lee and Beardsley

BBC Feeds Beds Bucks Herts - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 13:33
League Two Stevenage sign Charlie Lee and striker Chris Beardsley for the new season.

£35m aerospace centre to be built

BBC Feeds Beds Bucks Herts - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 10:30
A £35m aerospace research facility is to be built in Bedfordshire.

Memorial Gardens

Amersham - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 21:38

It is not often that local councils get any praise on this forum but can we all agree that Amersham TC deserve to be congratulated on the magnificent display in the memorial gardens?

I've been wondering about the rather unsymmetrical patterns that have been planted but today little signs have popped up explaining that the beds are laid out in the colours of local regiments that fought in WW1.

Categories: Amersham, Buckinghamshire

VIDEO: Paralympian Dickins going for gold

BBC Feeds Beds Bucks Herts - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 16:43
European paracanoe champion Anne Dickins tells BBC Sport how a chance encounter at the 2012 London Olympics saw her take up a brand new sport and become a Paralympic hopeful.

MK Dons resigned to losing Galloway

BBC Feeds Beds Bucks Herts - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 16:19
MK Dons resign themselves to losing teenager Brendan Galloway, with a number of Premier Leagues reportedly interested.

Crumbling cathedrals to be repaired

BBC Feeds Beds Bucks Herts - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 15:39
BBC News Online looks at the work needed

Boy 'robbed of early childhood'

BBC Feeds Beds Bucks Herts - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 15:19
Parents who say their son was "robbed of his early childhood" after medical tests were delayed have won a settlement from an NHS trust.

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