Democracy and Local Affairs

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HS2 Mined Tunnel More

  |  Published: Jun 1st 2017
Wendover Society proposal for mined HS2 tunnel rejected again.

Chiltern Society calls on election candidates to protect Green Belt

  |  Published: May 30th 2017
The Chiltern Society has written to every general election candidate standing in the 16 constituencies across the Chilterns region asking them to support its campaign to protect the Green Belt and the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) from overdevelopment.

National recognition after council increases income from property

  |  Published: May 24th 2017
Buckinghamshire County Council’s commercial approach to the property market, which brings in millions of pounds to fund vital services, has been recognised after it made it through to the final of a prestigious national award.

Warning on new tobacco laws

  |  Published: May 22nd 2017
Trading Standards are reminding retailers about new laws on tobacco and vaping that came into force from Saturday (May 20).

New Chairman unveils her vision for the year ahead

  |  Published: May 18th 2017
The new Chairman of Buckinghamshire County Council is Patricia Birchley, who began her term of office today (Thursday 18 May). She received the chain of office from retiring Chairman Val Letheren.

Newly elected County Council swings into action

  |  Published: May 18th 2017
The 49 newly-elected members of Buckinghamshire County Council set to work today (Thursday May 18) at the first meeting of their four-year administration.

Crackdown on doorstep rogues

  |  Published: May 12th 2017
Doorstep scammers and rogue traders in Buckinghamshire were targeted during a joint Trading Standards and Police crackdown on Wednesday (May 10).

County election brings out more voters

  |  Published: May 9th 2017
More people turned out to vote in Thursday's (May 4) Buckinghamshire County Council elections than in the county polls four years ago.
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