Police officers who investigated the Great Train Robbery have been commended for their part in solving the "crime of the century"
The police investigation into the Great Train Robbery will be commemorated tonight, on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the crime.
In an article for ITV News, the chairman of JD Wetherspoon has hit back at critics over the opening of a pub at a motorway services area.
The Countess of Wessex visited England Hockey today at its base at Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre, Buckinghamshire, to talk to staff and players from both National teams, and watch a training session as both teams prepare for a summer of huge importance in the international calendar.
The Countess, wife of Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex, has been Royal Patron of England Hockey since 2007 and is also patron of a number of other sports.
During her visit The Countess of Wessex also got involved on the pitch, playing with England player Shona McCallin. HRH said: “I always really enjoyed playing hockey, it’s so much more than just a team sport. Hockey has a great social side and is a thoroughly enjoyable game to both play and watch.”
Thames Valley Police has arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with an arson attack on a mosque in Buckinghamshire. Officers were called to the mosque in Manor Road, Bletchley, shortly before 1am after reports of a man acting suspiciously shortly before a fire at the rear of the building.
Officers carried out enquiries at the scene which led to them arresting a man on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life shortly afterwards. No one was hurt in the incident.
Inspector Lee Brace said: 'There is a scene watch in place at the mosque at this time while enquiries are on-going and officers will be carrying out increased patrols in the area. Anyone with concerns about this incident should speak to them about these.'
The family of a mother-of-two killed in a crash in Buckinghamshire have paid tribute to her.
Danielle Beresford-Cole died in a collision on 11th February.
Her family released this statement: "Danielle Beresford-Cole tragically died on Tuesday the 11th February 2014 following a road traffic collision in Amersham, was the much loved daughter of Malcolm.
"Danielle was also mother to Zoe and Kieran, partner of David and younger sister of Simone. Danielle will be loved and missed always and forever by her family and dear friends."
The leader of Buckinghamshire County Council, Martin Tett, has visited emergency teams working to contain and clear flood water in Marlow.
Teams are creating a 'Sandbag Station' at Pound Lane in Marlow, as close to the flooded area as possible.
Five hundred sandbags have been stored there for residents to use for defences around their homes.
TfB (Transport for Buckinghamshire) has supplied 4,000 sandbags to residents whose homes were in serious or imminent danger of flooding.
Council Leader Martin Tett said: 'It was great to see the teams from Buckinghamshire County Council, Transport for Bucks, Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue, Wycombe District Council and Marlow Town Council operating so well together in very difficult circumstances.
"I'm really proud of the way they're working around the clock to do their best for our residents. I was also really impressed with the way in which local people have rallied round and are offering the teams everything for physical help to tea and biscuits!"
More than sixty million pounds is to be spent repairing Buckinghamshire's roads over the next four years. The Cabinet is also recommending a 1.5% rise in council tax next year.
ITV Meridian spoke to Martin Tett, Leader of Buckinghamshire County Council.
Traffic is queueing and two lanes are closed on the M40 London bound in Buckinghamshire between junction 4 A404/A4010 (High Wycombe Handy Cross Roundabout) and junction 3 A40/A4094 (Loudwater). A lorry has overturned and recovery work is ongoing.
In an exclusive interview with ITV Meridian - His Royal Highness the Duke of York has given his backing to a new style of further education - pioneered in the Thames Valley.
University Technical Colleges allow students to leave school at 14 years old and start their chosen career path with training and the qualifications they need.
Penny Silvester reports.
The Duke of York has been at the opening of Buckinghamshire University Technical College this morning.
The UTC is one of several being launched, to prepare young people for work through strong links with the industry.
Partners and students were also there to celebrate the opening.
A list of visitors entertained by the Prime Minister was released by the Government, but it included only those guests who had received official hospitality.
Shadow Cabinet Office minister Michael Dugher wrote to the PM demanding full disclosure of visitors to Chequers and Downing Street.
The list released by Number 10 included senior politicians from both coalition parties, Afghan president Hamid Karzai and Arts Council England chief Sir Peter Bazalgette, the former boss of Big Brother producers Endemol.
But Mr Dugher said there were "glaring omissions" from the list because of the failure to disclose guests paid for by the Tories.