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    It’s safe to talk about suicide – have a conversation, it could save a life

    People across Buckinghamshire are being invited to light a candle and place it near a window at 8pm on Tuesday 10 September, which is World Suicide Prevention Day, to show their support for suicide prevention, to remember a lost loved one, and to support the survivors of suicide.

    • 09.09.2019
  • Joint statement on home to school transport

    Joint statement on home to school transport from Deputy Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, Arif Hussain and Cabinet Member for Transportation, Mark Shaw

    • 05.09.2019
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    Alcohol and us – It’s all about the units

    Buckinghamshire’s residents are being encouraged to think about their habits around alcohol and increase their understanding of safer drinking levels.

    • 05.09.2019
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    Cabinet to decide on the future of Thrift Farm

    Following a robust consultation, which included a call for business plans to provide a service at Thrift Farm, the Council's Cabinet will be considering the future of Thrift Farm on Monday 9 September 2019.

    • 04.09.2019
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    Chairman's Red Ensign honours courageous merchant seafarer

    The Red Ensign was hoisted at Old County Hall in Aylesbury on Tuesday morning (September 3) to honour the country's mercantile mariners.

    • 03.09.2019
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    New support service launches for Buckinghamshire families

    A new Family Support Service offering wide-ranging advice, help and information to Buckinghamshire families has been launched today by the County Council. This new service offers support, services and activities for local families from a network of 16 new family centres, spread across the county over three locality areas. Find out more at www.bucksfamilyinfo.org/familysupport

    • 02.09.2019
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    Recycling centre service is achieving significant cost savings after introduction of changes

    A report published today  gives a chance to see the early results of the changes to the county's household recycling centre service that were brought in on 1 April 2019

    • 30.08.2019
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    County Council congratulates GCSE students in Buckinghamshire

    The waiting is finally over for thousands of young people across Buckinghamshire today (22 August), as they find out their GCSE results. As they prepare to take their next steps, whether in further education or training, Anita Cranmer, Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, is sending her best wishes to all students on their hard work.

    • 22.08.2019
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    Council sees red as scammers target blue badges.

    Blue badge holders are reminded to be on their guard following a spate of approaches by fake enforcement officers, says Buckinghamshire County Council.

    The warning follows reports on social media of several incidents in the Chesham and Amersham areas where drivers have been asked to either handover their blue badge or had it confiscated. All current reports are believed to be scams by unscrupulous criminals intent on obtaining blue badges, potentially for illegal use.

    • 21.08.2019

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