• Your say on masterplan

    January 9, 2020

    A draft masterplan for Aylesbury Garden Town and a public consultation on its aims and ambitions is now open. Local residents have been working with Aylesbury Vale District Council during the past two years helping to define and understand the challenges that face Aylesbury in the future, which has informed the content of the draft […]

  • Historic bridge repairs

    January 8, 2020

    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 rescheduled to start in the autumn following an ecological survey that identified possible bat nesting sites. Further bat activity surveys will now have to be carried out during the breeding cycle […]

  • HS2 marches on

    October 27, 2019

    Despite several requests from Aylesbury Vale District Council to Transport Minister Grant Shapps that he halt HS2 enabling works until the current review is concluded, HS2 contractors will soon be taking possession of a strip of land, including a footpath, alongside the railway line at Hawkslade Farm estate, Aylesbury.  HS2 contractor Fusion was expected to start work in the area, fencing off […]

  • 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 […]

  • ‘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 […]