Get into peak condition for charity fundraiser

Walkers are being urged to get set for a special Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge - a family-friendly day out, with walking routes ranging from 6.5 to 18 miles.It is the 15th anniversary of the challen

Energy Doctor helps beat bills crisis

Households can expect an average saving of £125 on their annual energy bills, thanks to an Energy Doctor scheme.More than 400 visits have been to Buckinghamshire homes in the past 12 months.T

Age no obstacle

Older people in Bucks are being helped to live healthy, active and independent lives.Buckinghamshire Council has outlined its commitment, as set out in its Healthy Ageing Strategy, now formally

Health in a heartbeat

Women are being encouraged to look after their heart health as part of a new campaign being run by Buckinghamshire Council.Focusing on women, the public health initiative aims to draw attention to

Operation road rescue

An extra £5 million of funding has been pledged this coming year to repair weather-worn county roads.This adds to the £105 million already committed during the next four years.At a Buckingha

The hunt is on for community champs

Do you know someone whose positive impact has uplifted the community? Has a local charity or organisation played a pivotal role in shaping your life? The Freda Roberts Community Award seeks to ack

County's leisure boost

Serco Leisure has been appointed to run five leisure facilities in Bucks.It joins with More Leisure Community Trust for the running of Aqua Vale Swimming & Fitness Centre in Aylesbury, the Swan Po

Take a shine to these children in care

A campaign is under way to find a loving home for children in council care waiting for adoption.These youngsters' circumstances mean that they often have to wait longer to find a new family.Th

Rough sleepers alert

As the weather is exceptionally cold, people are urged to take action if they see anyone sleeping out on the streets of Bucks.They are asked to contact StreetLink online or call 0300 500 0914. Buc

Town traffic relief moves one step nearer

An end may be in sight for notorious traffic jams trundling into Aylesbury from the south and clogging the town centre.Buckinghamshire Council will start work shortly on Phase 2 of the South East