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

RAF Halton feels free to keep marching on

Aylesbury honoured personnel from RAF Halton with a special parade commemorating the Freedom of Aylesbury.The Freedom of Aylesbury was bestowed upon RAF Halton in 1956. The honour and distinction

Shakespeare back in the Limelight

Award-winning storytelling company Unbound kick-starts the 2024 Buckinghamshire Shakespeare Festival on 5-6 July with a brand-new production of one of the Bard's most incendiary plays.For

Mayor shown the ropes

Thame Mayor Adrian Dite has gone from singing ABBA tunes during his successful charity night Mamma Mayor, to joining in with bellringing at St Mary's Church.Last year St Mary's Thame Bell Ringers

Conservation plan boost for wildlife

In a ground-breaking collaboration, a council has joined forces with two prominent local wildlife charities and a local farmer to inaugurate Bucks' second local Habitat Bank.The visionary initiati

Disraeli, man and myth at Hughendon Manor

A new exhibition at Hughenden Manor has opened.It explores how Victorian Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli carefully curated his own image and used Hughenden as stage and backdrop for creating his

Travel back to Tudor times at bank holiday

People can travel 500 years back in time this bank holiday.England’s premier Elizabethan reenactors will star at Chiltern Open Air Museum in an authentic 16th Century May Day festival. Museu

Pick of the prettiest picnic spots around

Six National Trust-protected wildflower meadows with great views where you can picnic for free in Bucks, Berks and OxfordshireMAY is national walking month and No Mow month

Charity lends ear to theatre's plight

A grant from Haddenham Beer Festivals Trust has added valuable new sound equipment for shows at the Players Theatre. It is all part of a project to improve the theatre's sound quality, which had b

Wildlife, water and Queen Victoria

As spring enjoys full bloom in Aylesbury, the Dissenters’ Chapel in Tring Road Cemetery (pictured) is gearing up to host some informative talks for residents.On Saturday 11 May from 10.30am, wil