Banking on support

People are being asked to support their local community to ensure everyone has an enjoyable festive season.From donations to local food banks or community fridges to volunteering time to support a

Pick a 'hot spot'

People are being reminded of friendly and free places where people can go to stay warm and well this winter.The initiative forms part of the council's Helping Hand programme for residents sufferin

Winter warmer

Are you concerned about the cost of energy bills and looking for ways to make your home cheaper to heat and more comfortable to live in? A grant is available from Oxfordshire County Council to imp

Caught cold on camera

It difficult to think about freezing winters shortly after an unseasonal heatwave, but Thame is forward planning. This winter people will be able to borrow a thermal imaging camera from Thame Town

'Energy Doctor' plan

A new £5.8 million ‘Energy Doctor’ scheme has been launched in Buckinghamshire. The county has been allocated the amount from the Government’s UK Shared Prosperity Fund. It is there to sp

Energy bills relief

The county has been awarded £576,000 from the government’s Home Upgrade Grant.It will provide energy efficiency and clean heating upgrades to owne

Spreading the load

Bucks residents can choose to pay their 2023-2024 council tax in 12 monthly instalments, instead of the standard 10.

Make food go further

A new ‘

Rough sleepers' lifeline

As temperatures plummet and snow falls, if you find yourself sleeping rough or see anyone sleeping out on the streets of Buckinghamshire, contact 

'Del Boy' steps up

To heat, or eat? That is the question for many as temperatures plummet and winter closes in. Now TV actor Sir David Jason (pictured), of Only Fools and Horses fame, is adding his weight to help ease t