Big incentives boost for county's foster carers

A unique package has been launched of benefits and perks for foster carers in Bucks.All councils offer some benefits to foster carers. But in the face of ever-increasing costs for children’s soc

Disraeli, man and myth at Hughendon Manor

A new exhibition at Hughenden Manor has opened.It explores how Victorian Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli carefully curated his own image and used Hughenden as stage and backdrop for creating his

Wildlife, water and Queen Victoria

As spring enjoys full bloom in Aylesbury, the Dissenters’ Chapel in Tring Road Cemetery (pictured) is gearing up to host some informative talks for residents.On Saturday 11 May from 10.30am, wil

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

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

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

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

Bank on home-grown

Community spirit continues to thrive in Bucks as the popular Grow to Give scheme marks its third successful year. In the past 12 months, the community food initiative has further developed and exp

Bucks goes green

Bucks is one of the nominated areas to benefit from a Local Nature Recovery Strategy.The Government has announced 48 such areas to be put in place during the next 12-18 months. Milton Keynes is al

Top parks flagged up

Six Buckinghamshire parks have received prestigious Green Flag Awards, reflecting their status as some of the best of their kind nationwide.They are: Vale Park and Bedgrove Park in Aylesbury; The