Blueprint agreed to regenerate town centre

Development plans have advanced for two key sites at the heart of Aylesbury.Councillors have agreed a proposal to regenerate the former Gala Bingo Hall site in High Street and create a new town ce

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

Future homes plan

A wide-ranging, five-year housing strategy has been revealed.It sets out the council’s vision, priorities and actions to meet current and future housing needs and challenges in the county.De

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

Anger over 'brutal' HS2 axeing of woodland

HS2's imminent destruction of ancient woodland has been described as 'brutal' and 'a kick in the teeth' for Buckinghamshire people.Councillor Peter Martin, Buckinghamshire Council’s Deputy Cabin

New homes debate

An extra Thame Town Council meeting takes place this month, amidst fears over plans for 154 new houses on land north of Oxford Road.It happens on 13 February, when the planning application P23/S42

Get in on the act

For those who have never trodden the boards, a special treat.Thame Players are throwing the doors wide open On Saturday 27 January to welcome everyone curious about how it is all done to come and

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