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    County Council urges Government to publish Adult Social Care Green Paper

    Buckinghamshire County Council is to urge the Government to publish its delayed Green Paper on Adult Social Care, with Leader Martin Tett saying the increasing pressures on budgets is “an existential threat to this council and others across the country.”

    • 20.09.2018
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    Access All Areas – a big step towards Annual Health Checks

    Staying healthy is important to everyone but getting the information you need is not always easy – especially if you have a learning disability or autism.

    See how 100's of people across the county came together to help address the health inequalities people with learning disability or autism can face.

    • 20.09.2018
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    Waste Partnership for Buckinghamshire gets new lead member for next 12 months

    Following a hugely successful year for the Waste Partnership for Buckinghamshire under the chairmanship of Bill Chapple OBE, the County Council's Cabinet Member for Planning and Environment, the leadership baton has been passed on.

    • 17.09.2018
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    Council sees red as Blue Badge abuse reports increase

    Those found to be fraudulently using a Blue Badge for easier parking across Buckinghamshire could face prosecution, fines of up to £1000 and possible withdrawal of the badge itself.

    That's the clear warning from Buckinghamshire County Council as it brings in new measures to tackle the rising number of reports of suspected abuse of the Blue Badge scheme. 

    • 10.09.2018
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    Greenway opening by Transport Minister

    Schoolchildren, residents, walkers and cyclists are being invited to bring their bikes to the official opening of a new traffic free route from Aylesbury to Waddesdon. The event will start at Aylesbury Vale Parkway station at 10.45am on Thursday 13 September.

    • 07.09.2018
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    Buckinghamshire school results continue to outperform national trends

    Key Stage 2 results published by the Department for Education this week show that Buckinghamshire primary schools have again achieved very strong outcomes when compared with the national figures. The provisional data shows that 66% of Buckinghamshire pupils achieved at least the expected standard across reading, writing and maths, a two per cent increase on last year’s results and two per cent higher than the national average of 64%.

    • 07.09.2018
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    Marlow Bridge misuse – Statement by TfB and Deputy Leader Mark Shaw

    Last weekend, (1-2 September), Highways England (HE) closed a section of the A404 at Marlow to remove the Volvo footbridge for restoration works. 

    Given the location of the closure, and its proximity to the Grade 1 listed Marlow Bridge, Transport for Buckinghamshire (TfB) worked with HE and their contractor, Kier, to agree how the bridge would be protected from misuse by vehicles exceeding 3T. The agreement was for Kier to provide traffic management marshals to man both sides of the bridge and deter overweight vehicles.

    • 06.09.2018
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    Light a candle to support World Suicide Prevention Day

    Partners in Buckinghamshire including the County Council, NHS, local charities and other partners are coming together to support World Suicide Prevention Day on Monday 10 September. People are invited to support the day by lighting a candle near a window at 8pm on Monday 10 September.

    • 04.09.2018
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    Stoke Hammond bypass surfacing rescheduled

    Surfacing work on Stoke Hammond and Western Linslade bypass has been rescheduled.  The bypass will close completely to all traffic for the coming two weekends. The schedule needed revising because unforeseen ground conditions required some additional work.

    • 04.09.2018
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