Big incentives boost for county's foster carers

A unique package has been launched of benefits and perks for foster carers in Bucks.All councils offer some benefits to foster carers. But in the face of ever-increasing costs for children’s soc

Shakespeare back in the Limelight

Award-winning storytelling company Unbound kick-starts the 2024 Buckinghamshire Shakespeare Festival on 5-6 July with a brand-new production of one of the Bard's most incendiary plays.For

Travel back to Tudor times at bank holiday

People can travel 500 years back in time this bank holiday.England’s premier Elizabethan reenactors will star at Chiltern Open Air Museum in an authentic 16th Century May Day festival. Museu

Charity lends ear to theatre's plight

A grant from Haddenham Beer Festivals Trust has added valuable new sound equipment for shows at the Players Theatre. It is all part of a project to improve the theatre's sound quality, which had b

Age no obstacle

Older people in Bucks are being helped to live healthy, active and independent lives.Buckinghamshire Council has outlined its commitment, as set out in its Healthy Ageing Strategy, now formally

Youth have their say

Youngsters have united to discuss the biggest issues of the day at the Bucks Youth Summit.Nearly 200 young people from secondary schools and youth groups in the county attended the event at Aylesb

Where your cash goes

Social care, helping the homeless and aiding vulnerable residents takes up 71% of Buckinghamshire Council's entire budget, it has been reported.This leaves only 29% of the remaining capital to pay

Dig in for a healthy state of mind

A theatre show promoting the benefits of gardening for mental health is being hosted in nine libraries across the county.The Head Gardener show features the story of brothers Jake and Warren Older

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

Top bands unite for Mother's Day concert

March showcases a spectacular concert featuring the Band of the Household Cavalry with the Aylesbury Concert Band. Tickets – available now – for this one-off springtime event are on sale and c