Home energy grants

Grants of up to £30,000 are now available for energy efficiency improvements for homes. These measures can include work such as loft insulation and window replacements.Eligible householders in Bu

Future homes plan

A wide-ranging, five-year housing strategy has been revealed.It sets out the council’s vision, priorities and actions to meet current and future housing needs and challenges in the county.De

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

Flooding: Be prepared

Communities across the Chiltern Hills should be prepared for groundwater flooding, warns Buckinghamshire Council.Residents can check their risk on the government website. The council says that if

Changes at the top

Buckinghamshire Council Leader Martin Tett has appointed Steven Broadbent as his deputy.This follows a decision by current deputy Gareth Williams to stand down from the council’s cabinet.Mr

Tap into savings

An 'Energy Doctor' scheme is offering new water-saving devices to help low-income households pay less money on bills.It provides a range of resource-saving measures to eligible households. These n

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

Designs on fame

The winners of this year's Buckinghamshire Design Awards have now been announced.There was a diverse range of winners across the six categories, as well as for the People's Choice Award – voted

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