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Transport for Buckinghamshire Road Surfacing Notification


This week as part of the countywide carriageway surfacing programme Transport for Buckinghamshire will be carrying out work at the following locations in my constituency:     The Link, Hazlemere (2/3/16) Daytime micro surfacing works, using a road closure. Toms Turn, Hazlemere (2/3/16 to 3/3/16) Daytime micro surfacing works, using a road closure. Rowan Close, Hazlemere (3/3/16) Daytime micro surfacing works, using a road closure. Highfield Way, Hazlemere (3/3/16 to 4/3/16) Daytime micro surfacing works, using a road closure. Tylers Road/Rushmoor Avenue, Hazlemere (4/3/16 […]

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Continued commitment to the protection of children in Bucks


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Buckinghamshire County Council has this week agreed to a number of recommendations set out by the Council’s Children’s Social Care and Learning Select Committee. The report details an inquiry conducted by the Committee into the prevention of child sexual exploitation in Buckinghamshire and contains ten recommendations, nine of which have been given full backing by the Cabinet . The recommendations put forward by the Committee have the potential to be a real step forward in the prevention of this evil […]

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Children given chance to vote in community cash election


Children as young as 11 will be able to vote alongside adults in a special election which comes to High Wycombe for the first time next week. Buckinghamshire County Council has set up a ballot entitled ‘High Wycombe Decides’ to allow the public to choose where community cash is spent in the town. The Council, via its High Wycombe Local Area Forum (LAF), has £17,500 to spend locally among eight projects. Residents of High Wycombe and Downley will be able to […]

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Outgoing County Council Chairman Zahir Mohammed praises community


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As outgoing County Council Chairman Zahir Mohammed handed the chain of office to successor Chairman Bill Chapple, he praised those in the voluntary, civic, business and community sectors for their contribution to Buckinghamshire. Cllr Zahir told more than 200 guests at Hedsor House on Thursday 14 May that he felt privileged to have served the county over the last year. He called on guests to work together to manage the ‘challenges of tomorrow’. “Togetherness between us is of great value to […]

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Work set to start on alternative route through town centre


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Buckinghamshire County Council contractors are due to start work next week on Wycombe’s new Westbourne Street Link. The work, expected to be completed in October, is the first phase in giving traffic an alternative route through the town centre, from Oxford Road to Marlow Hill. Phase two, from the Southern end of the new Westbourne Steet Link along Desborough Road through the old gas works to Marlow Hill roundabout, is anticipated to start by March 2016. The ‘Alternative Route’ is […]

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Update on Buckinghamshire Children’s Services improvement plan


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Buckinghamshire County Council have today published the following: Buckinghamshire’s Children’s Services do not need any further Government intervention, the County Council is capable of leading its own improvement programme, and an independent person is to be appointed to replace the Chief Executive as chair of the Children’s Services Improvement Board. These are the conclusions of the Department for Education, as they publish a finalised report prepared by Red Quadrant, the independent Government-appointed consultants providing challenge, improvement advice and support to the County Council […]

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