• HS2 marches on

    October 27, 2019

    Despite several requests from Aylesbury Vale District Council to Transport Minister Grant Shapps that he halt HS2 enabling works until the current review is concluded, HS2 contractors will soon be taking possession of a strip of land, including a footpath, alongside the railway line at Hawkslade Farm estate, Aylesbury.  HS2 contractor Fusion was expected to start work in the area, fencing off […]

  • 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 […]

  • Celebrations on track

    September 13, 2019

    It’s full steam ahead for Leighton Buzzard Railway’s centenary gala next month. November 1919 saw the first trains run on what was then called the Leighton Buzzard Light Railway. To celebrate this milestone, a weekend of celebrations will be held on Saturday and Sunday 5 and 6 October. There will be eight passenger departures on which to […]

  • Village safety moves

    April 3, 2019

    Safety improvement work in Waddesdon village starts on Monday (April 8), at a cost of £63,500, and is expected to last for five days. Safety bollards will be installed on the verge of the main A41 Aylesbury to Bicester road near Wood Street and outside the village hall at Quainton Road junction. At the same […]