Travel
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    Rail ride to the past

    September 4, 2017

    On September 9th and 10th the Leighton Buzzard Railway will be holding another event to mark the centenary of the Great War, featuring its unique collection of exhibits from that time. First World War wagon rides recreating the journeys the troops took to the frontline will be available, with smoke effects, and re-enactment staff on […]

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    Simply celebrating

    July 19, 2017

    Simply Walk, Buckinghamshire’s health walk scheme, has just celebrated its 15th anniversary with what else, but a walk around the beautiful grounds of Hughenden Manor in High Wycombe. When it started in 2002 there were just a handful of walks on offer but in the decade and a half since, the scheme has grown to […]

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    Have your say on Thame transport

    February 20, 2017

    Thame’s Transport Plan Working Group will be meeting for the first time publicly at 6.30pm on Tuesday, February 28th in the Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall. The working group was set up to identify and set out what is needed to help solve the problems Thame faces around travel and parking, including: walking and cycling; public […]

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    Gritty winter names!

    February 11, 2017

    After a long and hardworking career Buckinghamshire’s gritters Salty, Daisy and Snowdrop have retired. In their place we welcome Blizzard Wizard, Snowphie and Brrrrrrian! During December, Transport for Buckinghamshire (TfB) held a competition to name their three new arrivals, and whittled more than 200 entries down to the winning three. It was a tough decision, […]

  • Road repairs: pothole crew in action

    Potholes – you can help

    February 4, 2017

    With the recent cold snap over, people may have noticed a few more potholes in our roads. This is normal after a period of below zero temperatures, and Transport for Buckinghamshire is laying on extra crews to tackle them (see picture). These potholes are formed through the ‘freeze-thaw’ cycle, where water gets into tiny imperfections […]

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    Bin lorry crews on their bike

    January 6, 2017

    Aylesbury Vale District Council’s (AVDC) bin lorry drivers have hit the road on bikes to get a different driving perspective to help maintain their high standards of road safety. Throughout December and January AVDC drivers took part in a Safe Urban Driving training course. The course focused on the hazards of driving and how drivers […]