Over last 24 hours Transport for Buckinghamshire has spread approximately 850 tonnes of salt over 7,000 km of road, through five gritting runs and continuous 'snow route' (that's all A and B roads) treatment in the south of the county.
Trading Standards are warning people to be vigilant for fake goods as the Christmas spending spree hots up. Counterfeit products, they say, are generally poor quality, don't meet safety standards, and could be dangerous.
With the tell-tale signs of winter already here, the County Council and local NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have issued an 'all you need to know' web-based guide to staying safe and healthy over the coming months.
County councillors have this week launched their annual Christmas present appeal to help Buckinghamshire’s vulnerable children and young people. Council employees and county councillors will donate Christmas presents throughout December for disadvantaged and vulnerable children across the county.
Neighbours on the Pond Park estate in Chesham are being invited to band together street by street in a scheme to combat loneliness, isolation and develop a community where residents look out for one another.
I know that the 511 people who have used Buckinghamshire’s mobile libraries in the past couple of years and have not visited a branch library will really value the enrichment of the library books, magazines and DVDs that our mobile library vehicles quite literally deliver.
Between them they have dedicated over 55 years of service to Buckinghamshire County Council and yesterday (Thursday 23 November) Margaret Aston, Avril Davies and Val Letheren were rewarded for their efforts by being appointed Honorary Aldermen of the county.