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    You said, we’re listening - consultation on changes to early help services for children and families extended

    The consultation on a new approach to supporting children and families with early help has been extended until 16 October and further detail added following a mid-consultation review.

    • 04.09.2017
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    Buckinghamshire celebrates the remarkable achievements of children in care

    Almost 70 of Buckinghamshire’s children in care and care leavers have had their achievements celebrated at a special awards event on Wednesday (30 August). The annual event is held to recognise and celebrate the personal, academic and sporting achievements of the county’s looked-after children and young people leaving care.

    • 31.08.2017
  • Start your fostering journey with us this September

    Our fostering team will be going out and about in Aylesbury, offering a number of opportunities to find out more about what fostering involves in a bid to encourage more people to consider fostering.

    • 30.08.2017
  • Who will be our Foster Carer of the Year? You decide!

    Anyone who chooses to foster is a winner in our eyes but we want to ensure that the hard work and commitment of all our foster carers is fully recognised and rewarded. That is why we are once again holding our annual awards evening.

    • 30.08.2017
  • Ofsted says County Council is making 'sustained progress in important areas' in improving children's social care

    The County Council is making 'sustained progress in important areas' in improving children's social care, according to Ofsted in their latest monitoring visit letter published today (24 August).

    • 24.08.2017
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    Council congratulates GCSE students in Buckinghamshire

    The nerve-racking wait is finally over for thousands of young people across Buckinghamshire as they collect their GCSE results today (August 24). And Mike Appleyard, Cabinet Member for Education and Skills wanted to be among the first to offer his congratulations. 

    • 24.08.2017
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    £245,000 Flood Defence Equipment given first 'dry run'

    Flood defenders turned out on Saturday to test-drive £245,000 worth of emergency equipment designed to protect the vulnerable Willows estate in Aylesbury.  The ‘dry run’ by the 30-strong Willows Flood Deployment Force aimed to test the equipment and train the team.

    • 21.08.2017
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    Buckinghamshire celebrates A-level results

    Commenting on yesterday's A-level results, Mike Appleyard, Buckinghamshire County Council's Cabinet Member for Education and Skills said "My personal congratulations go to all our A-level students on their results. Whether their next step is onwards to university, college or the world of work, they are a credit to Buckinghamshire and reflect the County Council's key priority to provide our young people with the very best start in life. 

    • 18.08.2017
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    Monkey around at Black Park

    Black Park has teamed up with forest adventure company, Go Ape, to launch their first Nets Kingdom exclusively to the country park.

    • 16.08.2017

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