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  • Bucks parking freed up

    March 27, 2020

    All council car park charges have been lifted and on-street parking restrictions relaxed across Buckinghamshire.  The five existing councils have taken the unprecedented step to help support communities, key workers and volunteers during the coronavirus outbreak. The changes will mean all council car parks across the county will be completely free to use and most parking […]

  • Free hospital parking

    March 26, 2020

    Parking charges have been suspended effective immediately at all Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust hospital and community sites for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic for the public and staff. Chief executive of Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Neil Macdonald said: ‘In an effort to ensure that our healthcare workers can travel to work safely without using […]

  • Virus: ‘We can help’

    March 18, 2020

    During these times of unprecedented economic uncertainty, Buckinghamshire businesses are being encouraged to make contact with Buckinghamshire Business First which is able to provide and advice and support. Any business that is being affected by COVID-19 (coronavirus) or has concerns about its future impact on business, can call 01494 927130, email [email protected] or visit the […]

  • Planely safer

    March 15, 2020

    Plane and Patch has proved a popular method of repairing pothole clusters across local roads in Buckinghamshire.  In early 2019, a £4 million programme treated more than 100 roads and proved so successful that an additional £1 million was allocated to this treatment, starting in November 2019 and treating 27 more roads. While this work […]

  • Superbug latest

    March 10, 2020

    Specialists from Public Health England are working with Buckinghamshire County Council and NHS colleagues following a confirmed case of Coronavirus in the county. The case had recently travelled to Italy. Alison Barnett, Centre Director for Public Health England South East, said: ‘Public Health England is contacting people who had close contact with the latest confirmed […]

  • ‘Ban HGVs’ scheme

    February 23, 2020

    Ways to stop heavy goods vehicles using rural roads around Cheddington, Ivinghoe and Mentmore to cut across country are being drawn up by Buckinghamshire County Council. Proposals will be presented to parish councils, business and community groups in an area-wide programme this month (February), and will include public drop-in events at Wing village hall on Wednesday […]