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    Confirmed COVID-19 case in Buckinghamshire

    Public Health England and Buckinghamshire County Council have issued a statement to confirm a COVID-19 case in Buckinghamshire.

    Specialists from Public Health England (PHE) are working with Buckinghamshire County Council and NHS colleagues following a confirmed case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the county. The case had recently travelled to Italy

    • 06.03.2020
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    Number of pupils getting first choice secondary school increases

    Earlier this week Year 6 pupils across the country found out what secondary school they will be attending in September. In Buckinghamshire, 74.2% of pupils received their first choice school preference, up from 73.7% last year.

    • 06.03.2020
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    24-hour traffic lights restriction lifted on A418

    Temporary traffic lights, which have been in place on the A418 Aylesbury Road at Bierton 24 hours a day for the past three weeks, will revert to off-peak hours only from Monday (9 March).

    • 06.03.2020
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    Could our adult social care transformation programme be a national award winner?

    Last autumn Buckinghamshire County Council’s ground-breaking adult social care transformation programme was shortlisted in the Local Government Chronicle’s (LCG) Annual Awards in the Business Transformation category and it is now only weeks until the winners are announced

    • 03.03.2020
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    Bucks celebrates the role of LGBT+ people in adoption and fostering

    Buckinghamshire County Council is joining with other agencies across Britain to celebrate LGBT+ Adoption & Fostering Week, and taking the opportunity to remind potential adopters or foster families a person's identity or lifestyle are not a bar to consideration in the adoption or fostering process.

    • 02.03.2020
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    Parents encouraged to think carefully before lodging an appeal on school places

    Today (Monday 2 March) is National Offer Day, the date that secondary school places are allocated for children due to start Year 7 in September 2020.

    • 02.03.2020
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    Survey shows local support for Haddenham and Thame 'greenway'

    The aspiration for an off-road walking and cycling link between Haddenham and Thame has won overwhelming support from local residents and community groups.

    • 27.02.2020
  • Trader sentenced for illegal cigarettes offences

    A visit by police and district council licensing officers to a food shop in High Wycombe found counterfeit cigarettes and foreign-labelled tobacco for sale.
    At Wycombe magistrates court on Thursday 5 February shopkeeper Goldi Singh Gurwara, of Anatolia Food Centre in Oxford Street, was sentenced to a 12-month community order, in a case brought by Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards.

    • 25.02.2020
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    Preparation work starts on roundabout conversion

    Engineers will start ground investigation work on Monday (2 March) in preparation for the conversion of the Crest Road roundabout at Cressex, High Wycombe, to a junction controlled by traffic lights.

    • 25.02.2020

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