• Back-up in crisis

    March 27, 2020

    Most vulnerable residents across Oxfordshire will have recently received correspondence from the NHS, identifying them as high risk and advising them to strictly self-isolate for 12 weeks. This long term restriction may cause additional concerns for those without any nearby support and local authorities want to ensure any shielded resident, who doesn’t know where to […]

  • Businesses stand firm

    March 26, 2020

    The team at Buckinghamshire Business First is working with firms, Buckinghamshire Local Enterprise Partnership and Buckinghamshire Council to identify need, unite available support and put in place the measures to help stabilise the business community. One of the positive and proactive activities it established immediately was to identify need and help match this with the […]

  • Be a good neighbour

    January 8, 2020

    Looking out for neighbours who are elderly or frail is something everyone can do which can make an enormous difference to older people who may live alone, or are vulnerable in the colder winter months, says Buckinghamshire County Council. Supporting one another in our local communities is also an important way to help the NHS, […]

  • M&S charity aid

    October 23, 2019

    Colleagues at M&S Aylesbury have raised more than £2,500 to Chilterns MS Centre – a charity which supports those living with multiple sclerosis and their families and carers. The money raised will go towards funding physical, practical and emotional support and treatment for users. Store staff have been fundraising for the charity for the past year […]

  • Online adoption guide

    October 14, 2019

    To coincide with National Adoption Week (14-21 October), Buckinghamshire County Council is launching its new online Adoption Ready tool that lets anyone find out whether they are ready to become an adoptive parent. People often jump to the conclusion that some aspect of their life – it could be age, financial situation, sexual orientation or […]