Gardening awards growing closer

Aylesbury gardeners are busy digging into their biggest challenge of the year.The Aylesbury in Bloom Garden Competition returns this springtime, inviting gardeners of all skill levels to showcase

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

Dig into this garden plan for free

Residents subscribed to the brown bin garden waste service in South Oxfordshire or Vale of White Horse can have extra garden waste collected for free.This will be on on their normal collection day

Link road on course

Construction of the South East Aylesbury Link Road is one step closer.This key infrastructure project is due to open to traffic in 2026.Council leader Martin Tett (pictured) said: 'Our cabinet

Homes green light

Plans for 31`affordable homes in Thame finally get off the ground this week.Formal issue of planning permission for Thame Community Land Trust’s housing site in Windmill Road paves the way for h

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

'Man with a van' fly-tip case warning

A roofing and building company which failed to carry out proper checks on a ‘man with a van’ who offered to dispose of trade waste for them has paid a high price for its error after being prosecut

New 'treasures' on show at Cliveden

Cliveden House guided tours are now available, with two spectacular new features to watch out for.After years of work behind the scenes, a replica of the Minton Medusa is now on display in the ent

Dig in for a healthy state of mind

A theatre show promoting the benefits of gardening for mental health is being hosted in nine libraries across the county.The Head Gardener show features the story of brothers Jake and Warren Older