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    National CSE Awareness Day - spot the signs to keep children safe

    Buckinghamshire County Council and its partners on the Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board are calling for people to make sure they can spot the signs of abuse, so we can all do our bit to keep children safe against child sexual exploitation (CSE).

    • 15.03.2019
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    Chairman raises the flag for Commonwealth Day

    Buckinghamshire County Council Chairman, Netta Glover, raised the Commonwealth flag in Market Square on Monday (11 March) to mark national Commonwealth Day.

    • 13.03.2019
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    Score a victory over mental health stigma – get free tickets to a special Wycombe Wanderers football match

    A competition just launched is giving all entrants two free tickets to a special Wycombe Wanderers football match at Adams Park on 9 April at 7.45pm to help tackle mental health stigma. Submit a design for the match day programme for this game by 29 March - the overall winner’s design will go onto the front cover of the programme.

     

    • 11.03.2019
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    Get your child’s car seat checked at Aylesbury Tesco this Monday

    Road users can get their child car seats checked this Monday, 11th March, between 10am – 2pm at Tring Road Tesco, Aylesbury. The pop up event will be held by Thames Valley Police (TVP) with team members from Safety Centre MK there to help with the checks. 

    • 07.03.2019
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    Cabinet agrees changes to Home to School transport services

    Buckinghamshire County Council's Cabinet has agreed a series of changes to the way the county's home to school transport service operates. 

    • 05.03.2019
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    Early Help: Cabinet agrees changes to Children's Services

    Buckinghamshire County Council’s Cabinet has today (4 March) agreed changes to Children’s Services which will mean a new Family Support Service and Early Help strategy for the county

    • 04.03.2019
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    County Council emphasises inclusion to mark LGBT+ Adoption & Fostering Week

    Buckinghamshire County Council is taking the opportunity of LGBT+ Adoption & Fostering Week (4-10 March) to ask lesbian, gay, bi and trans residents in the county whether they have considered adoption or fostering.

    • 04.03.2019
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    Apprenticeship Week could see you hired?

    Next week (4-8 March) marks National Apprenticeship Week, and a great opportunity to raise awareness of apprenticeships available at Buckinghamshire County Council.
    Our apprenticeships are open all year round, and training costs are covered by the council. Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, Mike Appleyard said: “The County Council has been running an apprenticeship scheme since 2011 with hundreds of apprenticeships over the years..."

    • 01.03.2019
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    National offer day - nearly 74% of pupils allocated first choice of secondary school

    Figures published today [March 1] show that more young people across Buckinghamshire are getting their first choice secondary school - even though the number of secondary school pupils is increasing. National offer day revealed 73.7% of Buckinghamshire’s youngsters were allocated their first choice secondary school. 

    • 01.03.2019

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