Home energy grants

Grants of up to £30,000 are now available for energy efficiency improvements for homes. These measures can include work such as loft insulation and window replacements.Eligible householders in Bu

Gully good show in bid to beat flooding

An additional £500,000 has been agreed for repeat gully cleansing and repairing roadside drainage.It is part of a programme to ensure Bucks is as protected as possible against heavy rainfall and

Cyber attack alert

A supplier of health and care products to Buckinghamshire Council has suffered a cyber attack that has resulted in data being breached.The council is working with NRS Healthcare to understand the

Burning ambition to raise charity funds

A Stoke Mandeville firefighter is set to run between all 102 London fire stations - covering 60 miles per day over five days.Steve Moore (pictured) is aiming to raise vital funds for Rennie Grove

Running total hits an all-time high

Hundreds of runners pounded Prestwood pavements for the Chilterns Neuro Centre’s annual festival.Run Prestwood attracted a record 263 participants of various ages and skill levels, featuring a 1

Big incentives boost for county's foster carers

A unique package has been launched of benefits and perks for foster carers in Bucks.All councils offer some benefits to foster carers. But in the face of ever-increasing costs for children’s soc

Facing a crisis before it actually happens...

A live training exercise has been staged to test how authorities respond to emergencies. The purpose of the day was to rehearse the arrangements of setting up and running an emergency rest centre.

New school green light

A new special educational needs free school is to be built in Bucks.It has been confirmed that the Department for Education that it will fund the project.Buckinghamshire Council put forward a

3,500 with dementia, latest figures show

It is estimated that about 3,500 people over 65 are living with undiagnosed dementia in Bucks, latest figures show.Dementia Awareness Week is run annually by the Alzheimer’s Society with this ye

Blueprint agreed to regenerate town centre

Development plans have advanced for two key sites at the heart of Aylesbury.Councillors have agreed a proposal to regenerate the former Gala Bingo Hall site in High Street and create a new town ce