Energy Doctor helps beat bills crisis

Households can expect an average saving of £125 on their annual energy bills, thanks to an Energy Doctor scheme.More than 400 visits have been to Buckinghamshire homes in the past 12 months.T

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

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

Branching out

Thame Mayor Adrian Dite has officially opened a new branch of independent builders’ merchant MKM, located in Lupton Road. The outlet will mark MKM’s 123rd branch in the UK and has created 18 n

War on damp

Bucks residents are being advised how to take action against damp and mould in their homes.The council says the presence of damp and mould in the home can affect people's immune systems and lead t

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

Better by design

The Buckinghamshire Design Awards are running again and people are being invited to nominate their favourite new building or open space.

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