'Man with a van' fly-tip case warning

A roofing and building company which failed to carry out proper checks on a ‘man with a van’ who offered to dispose of trade waste for them has paid a high price for its error after being prosecut

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

Energy funding boost

Householders in Buckinghamshire on low incomes and whose homes have a poor energy performance rating are being urged to take up an offer of free funding to make home improvements.It could save the

Fuel bills action plan

As Bucks homeowners brace themselves for spiralling fuel bills this autumn, expert help is on hand.Buckinghamshire Commun

A lesson in co-operation

A key milestone is being celebrated in construction of a new multi-million-pound secondary school on the Kingsbrook development near Aylesbury, with a traditional topping out

Bogus callers alert

Doorstep crime increases during the winter months due to bogus callers and rogue traders taking advantage of our need for a safe, warm and dry home during bad weather.

Designs on excellence

Outstanding building and structural projects across the region have been recognised at the 26th annual Aylesbury Vale District Council Design Awards.

£180,000 grants boost

District councillors in South Oxfordshire have £180,000 to help benefit local communities across the district.Each of the 36 district councillors in South Oxfordshire has a budget of £5,000 as p

Thatched property owners urged: Check your chimneys

2014 thatch fires claims bill expected to be £2.6m 10% of 2014 chimney fire claims in the South East Over 90% of thatch roof