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.

Community action

If you want to get more involved in your local area, now could be the time to get cracking. Steve Bowles, Cabinet Member

£600k fly-tipping bill

Many people pay cash in hand to have odd jobs done to the house or garden. But if they need to have rubbish removed, this is one time to avoid paying cash.

Fly-tipping war goes on

A waste crime enforcement team has achieved its third best year in terms of the amount fly tipping offenders have had to pay in fines, costs and other surcharges – even thou