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    Consultation brings Wendover's anti-noise preference to the surface

    Wendover residents have sent a resounding message to HS2 Ltd that they would like their bypass to get a 'very low noise' surface, rather than noise barriers . 

    Their preferences came in response to a five-week consultation run by Buckinghamshire County Council on four options to protect the village from the sound of HS2 railway construction traffic when building starts later this year. 

    • 19.02.2019
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    New 'all age' carers contract awarded to local charity

    Local charity, Carers Bucks, has been awarded a contract to provide a new all-age (or integrated) Carers Support Service. The decision means Adult Social Care, Children’s Services and Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) activities can be seamlessly provided to support carers of both adults and children across Buckinghamshire.

    • 19.02.2019
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    “What a fantastic new library”

    What visitors are saying about the new Aylesbury Library - nearly 9,000 people went through the doors in the first fortnight.

    • 14.02.2019
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    Let's get the most out of our cherished rights of way

    Give your views about Buckinghamshire's rights of way in a new online survey.

    • 12.02.2019
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    Historic day as Cabinet agrees 130th and final County Council budget plan

    Cabinet members have agreed the 130th and last ever County Council budget before the new single Buckinghamshire Council comes into being on April 1, 2020. 

    At their meeting yesterday (Monday, February 11) they agreed to recommend to the full Council a 2019/20 budget for day-to-day spending of £356.3 million and capital spending of £86m. 

    • 12.02.2019
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    Have your say on future for minerals and waste

    The blueprint for the future of mineral prospecting and waste management in Buckinghamshire gets another airing on two specific aspects among residents, stakeholders and operators starting this week (from February 11) for six weeks. 

    • 11.02.2019
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    Buckinghamshire County Council fostering numbers improve by nearly 25%

    Buckinghamshire County Council has increased the number of children placed in internal foster care placements by almost 25% since last year – and is calling for more people to help provide safe and loving homes for children in need.

    • 11.02.2019
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    By-election results Totteridge and Bowerdean

    Israr Rashid is the new Buckinghamshire County Councillor for Totteridge and Bowerdean. Israr Rashid, Labour, won the divisional seat at today's  (Thursday 7 February) by-election with a majority of 310 .

    • 07.02.2019
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    Thrift Farm - Cabinet decides to hold consultation

    A proposal on the future of Thrift Farm, a rural supported employment service for adults with learning difficulties and local visitor attraction, was considered by the County Council on Monday 4 February 2019. Cabinet members agreed [with one abstention] to go ahead with the proposal to consult, extending the consultation period from six to eight weeks.

    • 05.02.2019

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