Parking cheats feeling blue after crackdown

A surprise crackdown has taken place to nail cheats abusing the Blue Badge parking scheme.Last month Buckinghamshire Council’s Counter Fraud team led a Blue Badge operation, supported by the Blu

Roadworks ahead as urgent actions begin

Motorists are being advised to check their journeys before they travel on Bucks roads this summer.A number of planned roadworks are scheduled for the coming weeks and months, particularly around t

Silverstone: Geared up to do the business

With all the excitement that took place at last weekend’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone, it could be easy to forget there is far more going on there than just Formula 1.Silverstone Enterpris

'Bitter regret' over HS2 and ancient earthwork

Consent has with 'bitter regret' been given to HS2 Ltd’s proposals for ancient earthwork Grim’s Ditch.The Scheduled Monument, near Leather Lane, Great Missenden, will be affected as part of th

Johnny Smythe and the Windrush connection

It is 76 years since the first of nearly half a million people came from the Caribbean on the ship Empire Windrush to help rebuild Britain after the Second World War.Thame has a special connection

If your number's up, here's what to do...

MOTORING:Number plate cloning, a form of vehicle identity theft where criminals duplicate a car’s registration number to mask their illegal activities, has become an increas

Wet, wet, wet: Extra crews mow and weed

Crews have been busy working across Bucks as the annual programme of grass cutting and weed spraying gets under way.Grass and roadside vegetation has grown even faster than usual for this time of

Classic vehicles gear up for Adwell showtime

Classic vehicle fans can step back in time to enjoy the Adwell Vintage Vehicle Show next month.It showcases classic cars, vintage cycles and motorbikes, tractors and commercials in the stunning pr

Where Muggles can stay (for a spell)

This summer, it’s easy to come out from that cupboard under the stairs and follow in the footsteps of Harry Potter. A leading holiday expert says it is possible to stay in some of the atmospheri

Kop Hill Climb revs up for exciting new future

Ownership of the Kop Hill Climb classic car event has transferred from Heart of Bucks Community Foundation to a newly created local organisation – Kop Hill Charity.The link-up with the community