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Chesham is the fourth largest town in Buckinghamshire, situated on a spur of the Metropolitian Line - the further point from the centre of London of any other tube station.

The town is known for its four Bs, usually quoted as:- boots, beer, brushes and Baptists.

Chesham’s prosperity grew significantly during the 18th and 19th centuries with the development of manufacturing industry.

In the face of fierce competition from both home and abroad all these traditional industries rapidly declined. The ready availability of skilled labour encouraged new industries to the town both before and after the end of the Second World War.

Today employment in the town is provided by mainly small business engaged in light industry, technology and professional services.

From the early part of the 20th century onwards there has been a considerable expansion of the town with new housing developments and civic infrastructure. Increasingly Chesham has also become a commuter town with improved connection to London via the Underground and road networks. The town centre has been progressively redeveloped since the 1960s and was pedestrianised in the 1990s.

The population of the town has increased to slightly over 20,000 but further growth has been restricted because the area forms part of the Metropolitan Green Belt.

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EU warned it risks financial meltdown by punishing City
EU warned it risks financial meltdown by punishing City

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Furious parents slam Harrods for ’ruining Christmas’
Parents were left fuming after a delay in Harrods’ email system meant their children missed out on a trip to the London department store’s iconic Christmas grotto.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4989004/Furious-parents-slam-Harrods-ruining-Christmas.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Barnet v Mansfield Town
Live coverage of Tuesday’s League Two game between Barnet and Mansfield Town.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41562642
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Video: The 30th anniversary of The Great Storm
It’s been 30 years since The Great Storm hit the UK and killed 18 people.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-41616365
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London’s Victoria train station is evacuated
Victoria station in London has been evacuated over fears a fire has broken out.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4980884/Emergency-evacuation-Victoria-train-station-London.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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London man who beat son detained in mental hospital
Drug addict Bidhya Sagar Das has been locked up after he killed 16-month-old Gabriel Sonu Bibekas at a flat in Finsbury Park, north London, after he developed a ’paranoid obsession’.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4979366/Man-beat-son-death-detained-mental-hospital.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Strictly’s Debbie McGee dazzles in mini dress in London
The famous magician’s assistant, 58, stole the show in a playful hot pink mini dress, as she lead the glamour on the red carpet at London’s Garrick Theatre.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4967578/Debbie-McGee-58-dazzles-pink-mini-dress-theatre.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Imogen Thomas attends London’s Float Like A Butterfly Ball
She’s been sporting a noticeably smaller chest of late, after recently undergoing breast reduction surgery, taking her famous E cup implants down to a C.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4956874/Imogen-Thomas-steps-demure-style-charity-gala.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Weather warning issued as ’Storm Brian’ heads towards London
Storm Brian is set to batter the UK this weekend with 50 to 80 mph winds, just days after Storm Ophelia.

http://www.wimbledonguardian.co.uk/news/15604835.Weather_warning_issued_as__Storm_Brian__heads_towards_London/?ref=rss
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Richmond pupils enjoy a topping out ceremony for new schools
Construction of an new school campus in Twickenham reached a significant milestone when a topping out ceremony took place.

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Update: Hampton Wick vodka bottle attack
Police are keen to trace a woman with an Irish accent who came to the aid of a man who had a vodka bottle smashed over his head at Hampton Wick station.

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Weather warning issued as ’Storm Brian’ heads towards London
Storm Brian is set to batter the UK this weekend with 50 to 80 mph winds, just days after Storm Ophelia.

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Acton party stabbing: Wembley man arrested and charged with murder of 18-year-old Mahad Hussain Ali
Sakariya Gasar, 20, was charged with the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Mahad Hussain Ali

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/acton-party-stabbing-wembley-man-13782157
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MP’s homelessness bill receives boost
An MP has been celebrating after the Department for Communities and Local Government pledged to take up his fight on homelessness.

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Disabled athletes enjoy day of friendly competition
Participants from across North London came together to take part in the sixth annual Disability Games.

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Wind weather warning issued for Hertfordshire and London
Wind weather warning issued for Hertfordshire and London

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VIEW THE CHESHAM AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE CHESHAM AREA IN THE 1800s
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