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

Waste dumping fine

A man has been ordered to pay more than £1,400 after garden waste was found dumped near Great Haseley, in South Oxfordshire.Karl Horwood, 60, of Bletchingdon, Oxfordshire, appeared at Oxford Magi

Budding Chelsea champs?

Amy Moffett, Head Gardener at Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville, has been helping bring the charity’s show garden to life at RHS Chelsea Flower Show in preparation for its opening next week.Sh

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

Recycling boost

Plans are being put forward to reopen the Household Recycling Centre in Bledlow, near Princes Risborough.Buckinghamshire

A sprinkling of ideas

Actions are being taken to reduce water use in parks and open spaces now that the Thames Water hosepipe ban is in force.C

United against dumping

'Help stop fly-tipping – don’t pay cash to get rid of your trash' is the message from two councils which have joined forces to combat the menace.

Parks put the flags out

Five parks in Buckinghamshire have been awarded prestigious Green Flags, reflecting their status as some of the best of their kind in the country.