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    County Council emphasises inclusion to mark LGBT+ Adoption & Fostering Week

    Buckinghamshire County Council is taking the opportunity of LGBT+ Adoption & Fostering Week (4-10 March) to ask lesbian, gay, bi and trans residents in the county whether they have considered adoption or fostering.

    • 04.03.2019
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    Apprenticeship Week could see you hired?

    Next week (4-8 March) marks National Apprenticeship Week, and a great opportunity to raise awareness of apprenticeships available at Buckinghamshire County Council.
    Our apprenticeships are open all year round, and training costs are covered by the council. Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, Mike Appleyard said: “The County Council has been running an apprenticeship scheme since 2011 with hundreds of apprenticeships over the years..."

    • 01.03.2019
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    National offer day - nearly 74% of pupils allocated first choice of secondary school

    Figures published today [March 1] show that more young people across Buckinghamshire are getting their first choice secondary school - even though the number of secondary school pupils is increasing. National offer day revealed 73.7% of Buckinghamshire’s youngsters were allocated their first choice secondary school. 

    • 01.03.2019
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    Chairman hosts event celebrating community life in Chesham

    Guests from different communities and faith groups across Chesham gathered at the Town Hall last Sunday (24 February) for a special reception celebrating the rich diversity and thriving communities of the town.

    • 28.02.2019
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    Residential Short Breaks - consultation extended

    The Residential Short Breaks consultation has been extended by a further two weeks.
    The decision was taken today [26 February] by lead Cabinet Member Lin Hazel following an interim review of consultation activity. The consultation will now end on 13 March 2019

    • 26.02.2019
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    Cabinet to consider proposed changes on Home to School transport

    Findings of the recent home to school transport public consultation, and recommended changes to the service, have been published today in a Cabinet report (22 February). 
    The Council’s Cabinet is being asked to approve several recommendations at its meeting on 4 March 2019. 

    • 22.02.2019
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    Early Help: Cabinet to consider new Family Support Service following public consultation

    Cabinet is being recommended to approve establishing a new integrated Family Support Service in a report considering the findings of the recent early help public consultation.

     

    • 22.02.2019
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    Council confirms cash for 'sensitive' weed control.

    Plans for a purge on unsightly and damaging weeds has been confirmed by the full County Council as part of their overall budget plans agreed today (February 21).

    • 21.02.2019
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    Thrift Farm consultation meetings get underway

    The first consultation meeting on the Future of Thrift will go ahead at 6pm this evening (20 February). The meeting, one of four planned throughout the next few weeks, will be held in the cafe at Thrift Farm. 

    • 20.02.2019

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