Transport
  • Parking paradise

    November 27, 2019

    Aylesbury Vale District Council is offering free Christmas parking in town centre car parks in Aylesbury, Buckingham and Wendover on selected days in November and December. Council car parks in Aylesbury and Wendover will be free after 3.30pm on the following Thursdays: 28 November, 5 December, 12 December and 19 December. This will allow visitors […]

  • True grit for winter

    October 18, 2019

    Transport for Bucks has carried out its annual ‘winter parade’ to test the efficiency of the life-saving system before ice and snow descends on the county. Each year, drivers from all four highways depots take their winter gritting fleet out of Aylesbury, Gawcott, Amersham and High Wycombe on their usual gritting routes. This serves as […]

  • HS2 pleas ignored

    October 11, 2019

    Buckinghamshire County Council has been liaising with HS2 Ltd and its contractors for the past 14 months to try to ensure that disruption from the traffic management system during construction works is minimised. However, owing to the timing of the Oakervee HS2 review, the county council formally asked HS2 Ltd to cease the works at […]

  • Taxi crackdown

    September 18, 2019

    A  joint operation to enforce taxi safety has been undertaken by Aylesbury Vale District Council Taxi Licensing team and Thames Valley police. As a result, two private hire vehicles were suspended for vehicle defects. Drivers were also issued penalty points against their private hire drivers’ licences and other drivers were issued Fixed Penalty Notices by […]

  • Woodlands reprieved

    September 17, 2019

    Aylesbury Vale District Council has welcomed yesterday’s announcement by Transport Secretary, The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP, that HS2 Ltd should stop all ancient woodland clearances during the Oakervee review – unless they are absolutely necessary to avoid major cost and schedule impacts. Council leader Angela Macpherson, said: ‘While welcoming the statement we have to […]