Helping hand for families at Christmas

Struggling families are families are being supported this Christmas, with free school holiday activities, food vouchers and wider help.Buckinghamshire Council aims to help bring some Christmas spa

Inspired to give

People in Bucks are being asked to open their hearts to disadvantaged children and young people at Christmastime.The charity Inspire Bucks' Christmas Gift Appeal aims to ensure that local children

Bank on home-grown

Community spirit continues to thrive in Bucks as the popular Grow to Give scheme marks its third successful year. In the past 12 months, the community food initiative has further developed and exp

A lesson in careers

An event is taking place this month, aiming to attract more teachers to the profession.Teach in Bucks Recruitment Fair is a must for anyone thinking about a new career in teaching. Teaching can be

A brighter outlook

Nearly 29,000 streetlights in Bucks are being upgraded to energy-saving LED bulbs.More than 91 per cent have already been converted and an increasing number of streetlights, illuminated bollards,

Winter warmer

A support package has been prepared for those most in need as winter looms.A total of £4.8m of Household Support Fund from the Department for Work and Pensions is being used to provide a wide ran

Your say on voting

People in Bucks are being asked for feedback on polling districts and places across the county.Buckinghamshire Council is required by law to review polling arrangements periodically. The aim is to

Pupils' eco route

A total of 73 schools across the county have now been recognised for pupil travel plans in a national scheme.The Modeshift STARS scheme recognises and rewards schools and other organisations that

'Help families' appeal

More people are needed to sponsor Ukrainians in Buckinghamshire, to provide them with a temporary home. While many existing sponsors are happy to carry on hosting people from Ukraine, for some it

Jobs fair date

The second Buckinghamshire Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair will take place on Saturday 23 September.The county-wide event, to be held at The Elgiva Theatre in Chesham, is an opportunity for employer