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New fears over revised town centre M&S and residential block
NEW plans for a block of flats and a larger Marks and Spencer in Marlow have come under fire from neighbours who say the new store could affect their quality of life. Shanly Group's revised proposals for 11 flats and a large retail store on the corner of Spittal and Dean Streets backs on to a number of residential streets.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Noise campaigner takes stand against late-night rowdy revellers
DEPRIVED resident is taking a stand against late-night noise and anti-social behaviour in Marlow, sparked by a pub's plans to extend its opening times until 4am. The proactive campaigner, who has asked not to be named, is mobilising neighbours by offering his help to noise-blighted Marlovians who suffer from loud, drunken, anti-social behaviour or other noise issues on the town's streets, wherever it stems from.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Mothers take on Thames Path Challenge
FOUR mothers are bidding to raise 1,000 for a play area at Wargrave Pre-School. Camilla Milward, Kate Gupta, Sarah Davies and Merrigan Twelves will be taking part in the Thames Path Challenge on Saturday.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Wycombe District Council offices, where the planning application will be decided.
A PROPOSED housing development in the village of Longwick has created fierce opposition over worries it simply could not cope with 175 new homes. Gladman Developments has applied to Wycombe District Council to build 175 dwellings with access via Boxer Road and Barn Road.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Women live to 95 in town named fifth best in UK for life expectancy
THEY say age is but a number - and residents of a South Bucks town boast some of the highest in the country after it was revealed as one of the best places in the UK to grow old. According to new figures published by PublicHealth England, Marlow is the fifth top town for life expectancy, with women on average reaching the ripe old age of 95.7. And with overall life expectancy a lengthy 88.9, residents approaching retirement can breathe a sigh of relief as they put their feet up for longer than they may have previously expected.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Ebola fundraisers praise public support as they close in on $40k-plus grant
FUNDRAISERS targeting an international grant of over $40,000 to help Ebola sufferers say they are closing in on the cash thanks to the generosity of residents during a street collection last week. Marlow Rotarians took to the streets on Friday to raise A 2300 towards the appeal, which was started by Marlow Rotary Club's Brian Jonson and Jim Clarke last month.
A chance to influence outpatients services
SOMEHOW, much new information this week involves medical issues, and most will be of specific interest to residents of the valley as well as Marlow town, but we'll start with a potentially fascinating excursion: Perhaps a pity that it happens after the school holidays finish, but a forthcoming weekend event could interest parents and children of the valley and town. Open House was started in 1992 as a small, not-for-profit organisation to promote public awareness and appreciation of London's building design and architecture.
Marlow Bottom festival attracts more than 1,000 people
The Rock Bottom Festival was held on a bigger scale this year at the village's playing fields after a successful first year. It was the brainchild of Jason Batten, Richard Moss and Barry Lynch to raise money for the playing fields in Marlow Bottom.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Neighbours losing sleep over pub's late-night plans
ANGRY neighbours to a town centre pub are 'up in arms' over the possibility that late-night revellers could soon be emptying on to the streets of Marlow as late as 4.30am. The landlord of the Cross Keys pub on Spittal Street wants to extend weekend licensing hours - a move which long-suffering neighbours call 'anti-social'.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Thrills and spills as Cookham Regatta returns
COOKHAM'S annual Regatta launches this weekend, with large numbers expected to congregate on the banks of the Thames to watch and take part in a wide range of water sports and activities. Jointly organised by Cookam Bridge and Marlow Thames Rotary Clubs, there will be boat races throughout the day on Saturday, with the Bisham Concert Band providing musical entertainment.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Parents' fury over school bus place 'fiasco'
ANGRY parents whose children start secondary school this week say they still have no idea how they will get there after a 'fiasco' with school bus places.
Marlow's 'mysterious' heritage laid bare for one day only
A CHANCE to delve into history for one day only will see the doors of series of iconic Marlow buildings thrown open to the public for free next Saturday.
Award winning volunteers celebrate new minibus
WINNING volunteers will celebrate the arrival of a new community minibus next week, and they hope their purchase will continue to support residents in the Wye Valley.
Freemason John Clark and Alison Williamson from TVCAA
CHARITY minded freemasons are helping to keep the region's air ambulance flying after donating around A 35,000 to the charity this year.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
County's pavements set for 2.5m overhaul
PEDESTRIANS in Beaconsfield and Gerrards Cross will be among the first to see pavement improvements after the council announced a A 2.5m county-wide resurfacing project over the next six months.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Feedback needed as community bus service hangs in balance
THE future of a community bus service hangs in the balance, with a council looking for residents' feedback before its future is considered.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Husband gives 12k to nurses who fought to save wife's life
THE HUSBAND of a popular Marlow nursery worker whose sudden death shocked the town last year has donated A 12,000 to the hospital unit that fought to save her life.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Planning applications for August 26
Householder application for erection of part single/part two storey rear extension following removal of existing conservatory, a single storey front extension to include pitched roof over existing flat roofed element & insertion of a new window in ground floor & first floor north east elevation.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Riders crossing the ford on the river Loddon in Twyford last year
PARALYMPIC champion rower Naomi Riches is one of 600 riders taking on the Marlow Red Kite Ride when the sold-out event returns on Sunday.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
'Astounding' GCSE scores round off top summer for Marlow schools
SUCCESS is once again the word of the day around Marlow after a stellar set of GCSE results followed record A Level marks to round off a positive summer for the town's schools.