• Steam  loco cavalcade at Page's Park, Chaloner leading. 30/09/17.

    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    New boost for cyclists

    April 1, 2019

    Work has started on a second extension to the popular Buckingham to Winslow shared footway and cycleway. The extension, commissioned by Buckinghamshire County Council at a cost of £180,000, will serve the Swan Pool Leisure Centre, the Buckingham School and the Royal Latin School. It involves widening the pavement along the Buckingham-bound side of London Road, providing a link […]

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    Child car seat checks

    March 10, 2019

    Motorists can get their child car seats checked this Monday, March 11, between 10am-2pm at Tring Road Tesco, Aylesbury. The pop-up event will be held by Thames Valley Police with team members from Safety Centre MK there to help with the checks.  Supported by the county council’s road safety initiative, Travel Safe Bucks, the event is […]

  • Mark Shaw, Bucks County Council Deputy Leader

    HS2: ‘No’ to barriers

    February 28, 2019

    Wendover residents have sent a resounding message to HS2 Ltd that they would like their bypass to get a ‘very low noise’ surface, rather than noise barriers. Their preferences came in response to a five-week consultation run by Buckinghamshire County Council on four options to protect the town from the sound of HS2 railway construction traffic […]

  • A digital parking revolution is under way

    RingGo to star?

    January 15, 2019

    Transport for Buckinghamshire will be trialling the RingGo pay-by-phone system in Aylesbury town centre  this week, going live on Thursday, January 17. Motorists wishing to park on the street or in the Waterside North car park will no longer have to hunt for change following the introduction of a new system that lets you pay […]