A new beauty treatment parlour is set to open its doors in Aylesbury next month.
Ever wondered what funding or grants could be available to your group, charity or organisation?
The Bugle Horn Pub reopened this week after a £250k upgrade.
A training provider and a marketing company have joined forces to create a forum for local engineers and manufacturers.
Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.
Entries are now open for this year’s Tour de Vale bike ride which takes place on Sunday June 11.
One of the stars of last year’s Waterside Theatre pantomime has reached the final of BBC One’s new Saturday night talent show.
The Canal and River Trust have replaced a set of lock gates at Seabrook Lock near Cheddington.
Characters from children’s Disney TV series PJ Masks paid a visit to Friars Square Shopping Centre in Aylesbury last week during half-term.
The Royal British Legion’s travel arm is offering D-Day veterans free-of-charge tours to Normandy, but as the organisation has no database of D-Day veterans, it needs your help to spread the word.
Did you see a fire engine with blue lights flashing this weekend? Well here’s where it was headed...
This highly-infectious vomiting bug is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.
The Bucks Federation of Women’s Institutes is holding its fourth science investigation and discovery day on Monday March 7.
The actions of police officers leading up to a crash which left two loved ones dead and another seriously injured could amount to ‘gross misconduct’, according to an independent review.
Many of the plans to shake up services in the NHS and change the way of working talk about having specialised services - but campaigners fear this may mean patients travelling further to fewer hospitals.2 comments
A new company has been formed to support the high-tech activity within a one-hour radius of Silverstone Circuit.
The town crier welcomed all to the Buckingham Pancake Race this week.
GP numbers are heading for a ‘cliff edge’ as almost 40 per cent approach retirement in the next few years, it has been warned.8 comments
Sugar is not the first thing that comes to mind when people talk about farming. More usually we think of cattle and sheep and if considering arable crops, wheat and barley.3 comments
Karl McCartney, the Conservative MP for Lincoln, has written to every single MP in the House of Commons in a bid to unseat John Bercow after he took on Donald Trump last week.2 comments
Spend an evening studying the skies above Green Dragon eco farm with the help of local enthusiasts and hear about our solar system, both fact and fiction! This fun event provides a beginner’s guide to astronomy led by local enthusiasts from UK Astronomy, based in Aylesbury. As there is very little light pollution in the skies above Green Dragon, the site is an ideal spot from which to observe our solar system. Using telescopes and the naked eye, visitors will learn about the main stars and constellations, what they represent and the myths and legends associated, and take a closer look at the Full March Moon.
The NHS must not be forced to rely on ‘nursing on the cheap’ as vacancies of fully-qualified staff mount and trainees on cheaper and quicker courses are brought in, the Royal College of Nursing has warned.10 comments
An Ex Rifle Brigade soldier who won the The Légion d’Honneur for bravery after landing at Normandy on D-Day was given a moving guard of honour at his funeral service this week.
Here in the UK, we are just emerging from a notably cold spell, which saw easterly winds drag bitter continental air across our shores, bringing outbreaks of sleet and snow amid the fairly benign February gloom. In stark contrast, the southern hemisphere summer has been bringing scorching heat to parts of Australia, with records being broken in recent days.
Seen a fire engine with blue lights flashing over the last couple of days? Chances are it was heading to one of these incidents...
Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.7 comments
Keen swimmer? Could you help Marie Curie raise funds for people with terminal illnesses? Read on....
Consultation has started on proposals for Buckinghamshire's first satellite school based at the former Quarrendon School site in Aylesbury1 comment
Keeping fit and raising money for charity was the aim of the game at Weston Turville Village Hall this week.
A report from Buckingham Business First has revealed The number of out of work Buckinghamshire residents claiming either Job Seekers’ Allowance or Universal Credit rose by 195 in January to reach 2,820, the highest total since March 2015.
Three children’s groups in Aylesbury have bought new equipment for active and creative kids, after being presented with grants totalling £750 by The Midcounties Co-operative.
Forget “Physician Heal Thyself”, plans to shake up health services and save the NHS millions seem to hinge on patients either not getting ill in the first place or looking after themselves with an increased use of technology.3 comments
The Indoor Carpet Bowls Cup run by The Fremantle Trust came to a resounding close when The Cherries - the Cherry Garth care home - scopped the title against The Tornadoes – a team made up of the charity’s trustees.
A dad of two is to drive a tractor the length of the British mainland to help children facing cancer.
An Aylesbury dad who enjoys reading science fiction has penned his first novel.
Heritage & Sons funeral home from Aylesbury are supporting Outreach to the Homeless; a local scheme run by St Joseph’s Church in Aylesbury that provides hot cooked meals to disadvantaged members of the community.
Leader Martin Tett said the budget was the ‘result of the prudent decisions taken during a real period of uncertainty’.1 comment
The line-up for the 53rd edition of the Towersey Festival has been announced.
On Monday the National Trust celebrated a record number of visitors to Stowe during its 2016/17 season. 1 comment
The much-discussed housing white paper was released by the Government last week, but what does it mean in real terms for developments accross Aylesbury Vale?1 comment
I am proud to announce that this year’s Waterside Theatre pantomime will be Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.
Greater numbers of women giving birth later in life, an ageing midwife profile and a nationwide shortage of the profession is putting unprecedented pressure on maternity services.1 comment
An aerial view of Aylesbury in 1921.1 comment
Have you spotted the accelerating growth in self- obsessed, self-focussed behaviour? If not, you need to wake up because it is impacting your business every day.
Do you know a caring person who deserves to be honoured for their excellence?
Love was in the air at the Jonathan Page Centre in Meadowcroft this week, for a special half term playscheme.
Have you seen a fire engine with its blue lights flashing in Aylesbury this week? Here’s where it was headed...
LETTERS: This week’s letters to the editor, including handbag thanks, and some infrastructure ideas...
Here’s this week’s Bucks Herald letters page, including roads ideas and some services shout-outs
Extra tax you pay to Bucks County Council this year will be used to fund care services according to leader Martin Tett
Council tax is set to rise again this year - but three percent of the five percent increase imposed by Bucks County Council will go towards our social care, according to leader Martin Tett.3 comments
David Lyons from Aylesbury’s Green Party has been left furious as section 106 money earmarked for development at Long Crendon School has instead been used to fund development at Brill School.1 comment