• Mark Shaw and Kevin Allen look over the plans

    Resurfacing delayed

    August 23, 2019

    The installation of a low noise surface on Wendover bypass will be slightly delayed, Buckinghamshire County Council has announced. Work on the new £1.51 million surface, funded by HS2 as mitigation for the extra noise generated by construction traffic using the road, was due to start in the August bank holiday week. However, issues relating to the availability […]

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    ‘Put brake on HS2’

    April 25, 2019

    Councils across Buckinghamshire are piling pressure on the Government to stop all current HS2 preparation work until the detailed design has been properly approved and full cost of the scheme made clear. As part of the collective action, Aylesbury Vale and Chiltern District Councils have already debated and agreed a special motion at their full council meetings last week, calling on the Government […]

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    Village safety moves

    April 3, 2019

    Safety improvement work in Waddesdon village starts on Monday (April 8), at a cost of £63,500, and is expected to last for five days. Safety bollards will be installed on the verge of the main A41 Aylesbury to Bicester road near Wood Street and outside the village hall at Quainton Road junction. At the same […]

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    New boost for cyclists

    April 1, 2019

    Work has started on a second extension to the popular Buckingham to Winslow shared footway and cycleway. The extension, commissioned by Buckinghamshire County Council at a cost of £180,000, will serve the Swan Pool Leisure Centre, the Buckingham School and the Royal Latin School. It involves widening the pavement along the Buckingham-bound side of London Road, providing a link […]

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    Wind warning

    March 2, 2019

    The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for strong winds affecting Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire this weekend, from late Sunday 3rd to Monday 4th March. We often think of severe driving conditions being down to ice and snow, but strong winds can cause some of the most treacherous conditions on the roads. Travel Safe […]

  • Walkers will be in their element at the upcoming festival

    Walking festival

    January 9, 2019

    Adventurers are being urged to explore new locations, landscapes and legends during the Chilterns Walking Festival, a 16-day programme of guided walks and special events taking place from May 18 to June 2. The Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty covers the rural countryside of Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire on London’s North-West doorstep. There […]