New homes debate

An extra Thame Town Council meeting takes place this month, amidst fears over plans for 154 new houses on land north of Oxford Road.It happens on 13 February, when the planning application P23/S42

Planning in overdrive

A government minister has visited Buckinghamshire to see how the council is trialling innovative digital tools aimed at speeding up the planning process.

Planning pioneers

A new online self-service planning tool is being pioneered in Buckinghamshire.It enables anyone in the county to check if

New-build design award

The new Bierton Crematorium has been awarded a prestigious RIBA South Award.Nick Naylor, Buckinghamshire Council’s Cabi

Car parks boost on big day

With thousands of Bucks businesses looking forward to opening their doors again on Monday (12 April), Buckinghamshire Council is offering free parking in its car parks from th

A lesson in good design

Great Kimble Church of England School and Pheasants in Hambleden have been announced as winners of the Buckinghamshire Design Awards 2020 People’s Choice Award.

Historic building revamp

A 14th century town centre building in High Wycombe - once the thriving Wheatsheaf Inn on the old London to Oxford road - will be restored, thanks to a £350,000 grant from th

Historic bridge repairs

The 200-year-old Ivinghoe Bridge, near Cheddington, is to be repaired and strengthened following a structural review.The work, originally planned for January, has been

Design awards - your call

If people know of a new development that makes them look again and think it deserves wider recognition they are advised to nominate it for the Aylesbury Vale Design Awards 2019.To nominate a sc

Noise reduction survey

Wendover residents are being asked to say which noise reduction scheme they would prefer to protect the village from the sound of HS2 construction traffic.They have five weeks to state their prefe