Asbestos dumper escapes prison

An 81-year-old man from London has narrowly escaped prison after admitting to dumping asbestos roofing materials in Bucks.Jagdish Kumar Sharma admitted fly-tipping the waste at Broken Gate Lane in

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

'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

DIY waste move

Bucks people will be able to dispose of small amounts of DIY waste for free at Household Recycling Centres from 31 December.Changes have been brought in by central government and will make it easi

Branching out

Thame Mayor Adrian Dite has officially opened a new branch of independent builders’ merchant MKM, located in Lupton Road. The outlet will mark MKM’s 123rd branch in the UK and has created 18 n

No cash for trash

People are being advised to avoid paying in cash when employing someone to take away their waste.However large or s

Eco route to road repair

Work has begun to tackle some of the most damaged rural roads in the county while saving money and helping the environment.

Brown, not green pledge

Early work has begun on the Local Plan for Buckinghamshire, which will shape the future for the county’s planning and development.

Fly-tipping crackdown

Buckinghamshire Council has joined more than 150 local authorities and 10 professional bodies in calling on the Sentencing Council to consider tougher fines and punishments fo