Some half-term fun without cost pain

With half-term fast approaching, many families will be planning fun activities during the week-long school holiday. There are plenty of activities and events in Bucks and many are either free or low c

County's leisure boost

Serco Leisure has been appointed to run five leisure facilities in Bucks.It joins with More Leisure Community Trust for the running of Aqua Vale Swimming & Fitness Centre in Aylesbury, the Swan Po

Take a shine to these children in care

A campaign is under way to find a loving home for children in council care waiting for adoption.These youngsters' circumstances mean that they often have to wait longer to find a new family.Th

Town traffic relief moves one step nearer

An end may be in sight for notorious traffic jams trundling into Aylesbury from the south and clogging the town centre.Buckinghamshire Council will start work shortly on Phase 2 of the South East

Bills set to rise

In a period of seven years, a council forecasts a saving of nearly £172 million after the local authority switch-round in 2020.Now, Buckinghamshire Council is facing up to cuts as it aims to bala

Crowning achievements

Wide-ranging awards for 19 Buckinghamshire people have been announced in the King’s New Year Honours List.They have been recognised for outstanding work in supporting key services and communitie

Year to remember

Seasonal greetings from Steve Lambert, Mayor of Aylesbury:I’d like to take a few moments to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. But also to reflect on

'Dragons' Den' winners

Pupils from Sir Henry Floyd Grammar have won a green schools Dragons' Den-style challenge.Year 12 students from five secondary schools in Buckinghamshire took part.The grammar school team (pic

Sports hub report

Aylesbury Town Council has published a report on the feasibility of a new sports hub. It could be sited on the former Fairford Leys Golf Club, next to the Memorial Park and football pitches.Le

Sing in the season

Residents young and old gathered at St Mary’s Church in Aylesbury for the town council’s Carolfest.This has been a highlight in the council’s free community event calendar since 2009 and thi