Rural Issues

This category contains articles on local rural issues including farming and stories of particular relevance to the rural community around Wendover.

Vale of Aylesbury Plan

Cllr Steve Bowles  |  Published: Jun 13th 2016
A statement from Cllr Steve Bowles, District Councillor for Wendover and Halton

HS2 - the case for review

  |  Published: May 27th 2016
High Speed 2 [HS2] has been promoted as a means of improving rail capacity and connectivity between London and the North of England, rebalancing the UK economy and increasing sustainability. It remains controversial, with concerns over its opportunity cost, its independence from the classic rail network, its environmental damage and its wider economic impacts.

The fight goes on

  |  Published: Apr 9th 2016
Despite working for the past six years to protect Wendover from the damage that HS2 will inflict, we are adamant that we need to continue to fight for better mitigation in the form of a bored tunnel. Petitions may need to be submitted by 5.00pm on Monday 18 April 2016. We are determined to present a powerful case for the bored tunnel. We need your help to continue the fight to save Wendover.

Sheep Worrying

  |  Published: Mar 21st 2016
There have been a number of reports of dog walkers trespassing on to farmers fields and on occasions the dogs have worried the sheep, which is an offence.
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