• True grit in heatwave

    July 11, 2018

    Transport for Buckinghamshire are getting the gritters out of summer retirement to tackle the effect of the prolonged hot temperatures on the roads. Road surface temperatures are much hotter than the ambient air temperature, and are now regularly exceeding 50c by mid-afternoon in places, causing some road surfaces to soften. As bitumen bleeds through to the […]

  • Rail link reaction

    June 27, 2018

    Plans to build a western railway link to Heathrow Airport have been given a guarded welcome by Buckinghamshire County Council. The spur would not only support businesses in the county, but also provide local people living west of the junction with improved rail access to the airport, says Bill Chapple OBE, Cabinet Member for Planning […]

  • Be a better biker

    April 4, 2018

    Bookings are now being taken for the most extensive Be a Better Biker (BaBB) season in Buckinghamshire so far, with the full day sessions only costing £20 per rider. Running every month between April and September, the assessment days are hosted by Thames Vale Advanced Motorcyclists (TVAM) and are open to all bikers with a full […]

  • 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 […]