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    Truck project

    June 25, 2018

    A four-year action plan has been launched to look in detail at ways to solve lorry hotspot problems and better manage freight around Buckinghamshire’s roads.  It comes with the approval last week of the county council’s new freight strategy by Mark Shaw, Deputy Leader and Transport Cabinet Member. At the centre of the action plan […]

  • E-safety workshops

    Stay computer safe

    April 12, 2018

    Are you aged 50 or above and do you regularly use the internet? If so, are you sure you’re using it safely? Buckinghamshire County Council is launching an innovative e-safety programme in Aylesbury Vale, matching local youngsters with older people. The youngsters will provide free one-to-one tuition on internet safety to the older residents. The […]

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    Armed Forces Day spectacular

    June 11, 2017

    Parachuting teddy bears, acrobatic aerial displays, live music and entertainment and even an attempt to break a world record – those are just some of the highlights of this year’s Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Armed Forces Day taking place on Saturday 17th June. The event at Aylesbury Rugby Club in Weston Turville has got something […]

  • Mark Shaw, Cabinet Member for Transport

    Mobile phone driving fines double

    March 1, 2017

    As of March 1st, drivers will face double the penalties if caught using a handheld mobile phone at the wheel. The fine is increasing from £100 to £200, and licence points are increasing from three to six; for drivers who have had their licences for less than two years, this will mean reverting to learner […]

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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 […]