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  • Amersham News Views and Information News Feed: Appeal for information after robbery – Amersham – 26 November

    Appeal for information after robbery – Amersham – 26 November

    Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after a robbery at a business in Amersham.

    At around 11.30am on 26 November, two offenders entered the Carphone Warehouse store in Sycamore Road.

    They tried to force entry into the back of the shop and stole a Samsung tablet before being chased out of the store by staff and making off in a silver van.

    The van was found abandoned later that day in the area of Station Approach in Little Chalfont.

    No one was injured during the robbery.

    Both of the offenders are white, of medium build and aged in their twenties.

    They were wearing grey tracksuit bottoms and hi-vis jackets.

    Police would like to speak to anyone who has any information about the robbery.

    Please contact Det Con Chris Downs from Aylesbury Force CID via the 24-hour enquiry line, 101.

    If you don’t want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.


  • Amersham News Views and Information News Feed: Amersham’s Entertainer Says “Nostalgia rules this Christmas”

     Nostalgia rules this Christmas


    2015 sees a host of old franchises revamping and looking to return to your home come Christmas Day.

     With Christmas less than month away, Amersham-based business is seeing a few renewed classics being in high demand. Monopoly, The Entertainer predicts Meccano and Thunderbirds merchandise will be in almost every home come Christmas Day, and the release of the newest Star Wars film, The Force Awakens, is sure to create a last minute buying frenzy this holiday season.

    Parents may remember it wasn’t too long ago that they were receiving very similar gifts themselves. Some toys have received great modern upgrades to be better than ever whereas others seem to have remained firm favourites or even made an unexpected comeback.

    The Entertainer, took a look at what are set to become this year’s most popular toys to see how nostalgic your homes will be getting come Christmas Day:

    Monopoly Here & Now – £16.50

    The classic board game is expected to be a firm favourite this year, with the new Here & Now World Edition taking the property-lending and money-wheeling game onto a global scale for its 80th anniversary. Monopoly has been a popular game since its initial release in the 1930s and has produced many collectable versions before this Here & Now World edition, which also has players collecting passport stamps alongside properties.

    Pie Face! Game – £20.00

    The game that took the internet by storm is sure to come near the top of children’s lists, with the prospect of getting mum and dad’s face covered in cream just too much to resist. The game was actually first released by Hasbro back in the 1960’s meaning this game is set for a 50 year comeback.

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens Millennium Falcon – £119.99

    Kenner Toys originally brought Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon to the homes of children all over the world for Christmas in 1979, as Star Wars quickly became a pop culture phenomenon. 46 years later, the release of The Force Awakens means a new crew for the updated ship, now able to fire foam darts as well as carry all of your kids’ favourite Star Wars figures.

    Real FX Spotless Racing Set – £79.99

    Scalextric made it possible for children to race around their own courses from the late 1950s, with parents everywhere running coins through metal slot tracks and fiddling with wires to keep things working. Now, out of a successful Kickstarter campaign, Real FX integrated AI into their cars meaning no slots are required, and virtual hazards can be added to the course to ramp up the difficulty.

    Thunderbirds Are Go Tracy Island – £71.99

    Thanks to Thunderbirds re-runs on BBC2 at the time, Matchbox’s Tracy Island playsets became the must-have gift of 1992, resulting in stock shortages nationwide. Blue Peter even famously tried to rectify the problem by showing how to craft a homemade version. With Thunderbirds Are Go hitting our screen earlier this year, Tracy Island is back now with smart technology to launch the Thunderbirds automatically from their individual launch pads.

    Meccano Meccanoid G15 KS Robot – £349.99

    Meccano has been teaching the UK the principals of engineering since the turn of the 20th century. More than 100 years of metal plates, girders and wheels have delivered more than its fair share of must-haves, and this year Meccano released its most advanced set yet. To join the motorbikes and aeroplanes now is the Meccano Maccanoid, with Bluetooth enable ability and up to 1000 pre-programmed phrases.


    The Entertainer was founded by husband and wife team, Gary and Catherine Grant, in 1981. In recent years it has experienced strong growth and as a multichannel retailer it now has 107 high street stores across the UK and a website – that has over 18 million visits annually.

    In March 2015 The Entertainer was named in ‘The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For’, in the first year that the group have taken part. The Entertainer was ranked at number 82, after competing against more than 1,050 other businesses and organisations. The Entertainer was then awarded Specialty Retailer of the Year award at the Oracle Retail Week Awards ceremony which took place on 12th March 2015.

    The Entertainer currently employs over 1,200 people in its stores, this number rises to over 1,900 on the lead up to Christmas, and a further 150 are based at its Head Office in Amersham.

    The Entertainer donates 10% of its net annual profit to charity each year as well as encouraging employees to donate a portion of their salary to charity through Workplace Giving. The retailer is also an active member of the Pennies scheme, whereby customers are given the option to donate a few pence to charity at the till-point, on average generating £5,000 of donations each week.


  • Amersham News Views and Information News Feed: Biggest Loser – Hospice of St Francis sponsored weight-loss and fitness challenge

    Biggest Loser

    Transform your life and those of patients at your local Hospice by joining The Hospice of St Francis sponsored weight-loss and fitness challenge starting in early 2016.

    The Challenge includes free 12 week Sportspace membership, free motivational weekly weigh-ins, free Personal Training sessions and free nutritional workshop in return for fundraising for the Hospice.

    To apply visit: or call 01442 869555.

    date: Starts 25/01/16



    tel: 01442 869555

  • Amersham News Views and Information News Feed: “Global Problems. Why Bother?” with Marilyn Mason – Talk in Amersham December 9

    “Global Problems. Why Bother?” with Marilyn Mason

    Marilyn was in charge of the BHA s education department for some years.  She edited The Thinkers  Guide to Life, an anthology of sayings from Epicurus to Carl Sagan, which was published in 2000. More recently she co-founded Humanists for a Better World. She will explain why she thinks it is wrong to ignore the environmental and economic calamities unfolding around us, and why Humanists are the people who should be concerned and take action.

    As a special incentive to come along, there will be mince pies and mulled wine.

    date: 9th December 2015

    time: 19:30

    venue: Large Barn Hall,
    Amersham Community Centre
    Chiltern Avenue
    HP6 5AH

    Ample free parking.

    cost: Free. Everyone welcome.


  • Chiltern District Council News Feed: December 2015
  • Amersham News Views and Information News Feed: Henry Allen Christmas Fair – Amersham – 21 November

    Henry Allen Christmas Fair

    Get all festive at Henry Allen’s Christmas Fair.

    Fabulous prizes to he won at the Grand Raffle, including days out
    at Hughenden Manor, The Rex and Whipsnade/London Zoo, gym
    membership, dinners at local restaurants and much much

    Visit Santa in his grotto, plus tombola, crafts and games
    for the little ones, second-hand toy/book sale and tasty
    treats to tuck into.

    Come along between 2-4pm.

    date: 21 November 2015

    time: 2-4pm

    venue: Mitchell Walk, Amersham, HP6 6NW

    cost: FREE

  • Amersham News Views and Information News Feed: Baby & Children’s Market – Amersham – 29 November

    Baby & Children’s Market – Amersham

    Goods for sale: Lots of stalls selling excellent quality nearly new baby and children’s items from birth to 8 yrs, plus a small selection of unique businesses in the baby and children’s industry showcasing and selling their products and services all under one roof!

    Where: Amersham Community Centre, Chiltern Avenue, Amersham HP6 5AH

    Stall Fee: Pre-loved stalls – £15 per table, Business stalls – £20 per table

    Refreshments: There will be refreshments to purchase

    Admission: £1 entry per adult, Kids free

    Parking: Free car parking

    For more information relating to this event contact Tracy or Karen via email on or call 07830 885783

    date: 29th November 2015

    time: 10am – 12pm

    venue: Amersham Community Centre
    Chiltern Avenue
    HP6 5AH


  • Amersham News Views and Information News Feed: Yin Yoga Class – 16 November – Amersham

    Yin yoga class

    Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga with poses that are held for longer
    periods of time five minutes or longer per pose is typical

    Yin yoga poses apply moderate stress to the connective tissues the
    tendons, fascia, and ligaments with the aim of increasing circulation in the
    joints and improving flexibility.

    date: 16 November 2015

    time: 10.00-11.15

    venue: Market Hall
    Market Square, High Street
    Amersham Old Town

    cost: £12


    tel: 07557418228

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  • Amersham News Views and Information News Feed: Christmas Wreath-Making Workshop Thursday 10th December

    Christmas Wreath-Making Workshop
    Create a fantastic centrepiece for Christmas with Amersham Museum. You can watch a demonstration of how to make a wreath or table centre and then make one to decorate your home this Christmas.
    The session, which takes place in Amersham Market Hall, is being facilitated by Christine Redding from Shaw’s Florists.
    The session take places on Thursday 10th December and runs from 10am-12 noon. It costs £25 per person and the price includes materials, coffee on arrival and drinks and nibbles to finish.
    Booking is essential. To make an online booking, see alternatively, email or call 01494 723700.

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  • James Ward known as Mark James T/A as Car Care Automotive Great Yarmouth Guilty of Handling Stolen Car Parts

    James Ward known as Mark James was found guilty last week for handling stolen car parts from his business called Car Care Automotive. Unit 6 Suffolk Rd Great Yarmouth.. Phone number 01493 717767
    A Subaru Impreza was stolen from High Wycombe, an area where Ward lived at the time of the theft. The car was broken up for parts by Ward. He has also set up a new business that deals with Subaru’s. The business is in Great Yarmouth, Car Care Automotive. Unit 6 Suffolk Rd. Phone number 01493 717767.
    Thames Valley Police raided Car Care Automotive on the 24/2/15 and found a few parts left from the stolen Subaru. Ward was bailed until April. On the 20/4/15 Thames Valley Police charged Ward with handling and selling stolen goods. Ward has even put parts from the stolen car onto other cars.
    On the 6/5/15 Ward pleaded guilty to breaking the Subaru, knowing it was stolen and selling it for parts.
    Anyone with a Subaru are advised to be careful dealing with the business known as Car Care Automotive at Great Yarmouth. The Court Order was made against James Mark Ward at High Wycombe Court. The Case number is 431500197216/1 6th May 2015. This article is printed in good faith from verified data and is in the interest of public awareness.The business Care Care Automotive at Yarmouth
    should not be confused with any other business with a similar name.

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    Intermediate/Advanced Line Dance Class Every Monday, starting Monday 6th July 2015 St Bernard's Catholic Grammar School 1 Langley Road Slough Berkshire SL3 7AF 8pm - 10pm First class FREE - £4 thereafter. Fully qualified teacher. Contact Marie by email ( or by telephone (07835 827082) for more information.
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