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Blueprint to improve transport system has been 'adopted' by Buckinghamshire County Council

The Buckingham Transport Strategy aims to make it easier for people to travel by public transport or bike, improve access to the town centre and new estates and make journey times more reliable.

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Potholes ! 

Mill Road in Waterlooville - very dangerous potholes litter the length of the road 

Picture: Malcolm Wells (141158-8927) PPP-140416-192808003

£11million to be spent on county roads and pavements - tell us how you think it should be spent

More than £11 million is set to be spent on much needed improvements to our roads this year.

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Plan your routes

Where is Transport for Buckinghamshire is working next week? Look no further.....

During the course of next week, Transport for Buckinghamshire will be carrying out work at the following locations.
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Mark Shaw, Buckinghamshire County Council

Buckinghamshire County Councillor Mark Shaw responds to public traffic petition

Cabinet member for Transportation at Buckinghamshire County Council, is 'unhappy' about the impact of Thames Water emergency work.

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Aylesbury grinds to a halt after roadworks cause chaos

A41 roadworks cause gridlock on Tring Road

Traffic on the Tring Road is backed up into the town centre, after roadworks cause chaos.
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Local MP David Lidington

Local MP David Lidington: HS2 managers must 'raise their game' after HS2 is granted royal assent

The parliamentary Bill to build the line from London to Birmingham received royal assent on Thursday morning, opening the way for construction work to begin.

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HS2 has been granted royal assent last week

Council chief dismayed at HS2 being granted Royal Assent

Council chief Martin Tett has reacted with dismay to The Queen granting the HS2 scheme royal assent this week, saying that it will have a  'devastating impact' on the area.

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Full speed ahead - Queen approves Government’s HS2 plans

HS2 - which will cut through parts of Aylesbury Vale and the Chilterns - took a major step forward today as The Queen gave the controversial plan her Royal Assent.

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Freight consultation taking place, organised by BCC

Special summit to address freight impact fears

Minimising the impact of freight travelling through Buckinghamshire was the subject of a special summit which brought together community leaders from across the county on February 13

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Investigation opened after a fatal collision

Crash officers face hearing after fatal accident

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.

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Artist's impression of "the Wendover Wall"

The Wendover Society: "Alternate tunnel would save £750m" compared to HS2 LTD's proposed plans

The Wendover society has completed an independent costing on a tunnel that they claim would save £146 million in comparison HS2 Ltd’s proposed ‘Wendover Wall’.
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Artist's impression of "the Wendover Wall"

The Wendover Society: "Alternate tunnel would save £750m" compared to HS2 LTD's proposed plans

The Wendover society has completed an independent costing on a tunnel that they claim would save £146 million in comparison HS2 Ltd’s proposed ‘Wendover Wall’.

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REGIONAL: Sixteen stowaways who spent TWO DAYS in the back of a lorry were detained after one of them ..... called the police.

The desperate men were found inside the lorry on the A41 outside a Tesco in Bicester, Oxon, around 6.30pm on Tuesday night.

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Aylesbury Vale grinds to a halt, AGAIN

Aylesbury grinds to a gridlock AGAIN, after crash on Gatehouse roundabout

TVP Aylesbury vale are warning people to avoid the area if possible, as a massive traffic backlog is causing delays
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David Carroll, Buckinghamshire County Council

BCC launches inquiry into healthier ways for parents, children and carers to make the school journey

An inquiry into the use of cars to get children to and from school is to be launched later this month by Buckinghamshire County Council.

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HS2: Government climb down on compulsory land purchases

HS2: Government climb down on compulsory land purchases

The Government has backed down and confirmed that HS2 Ltd is not allowed to buy land through compulsory purchase to develop projects unrelated to the construction of the rail line.
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Turweston Aerodrome

Pilot dies after plane Crash at Aston Rowant

The pilot of a light aircraft has died in a plane crash on the Buckinghamshire and Oxford border.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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There has been a collision involving two vehicles near Haddenham

BREAKING: Emergency Services at the scene of a collision on Aylesbury Road, near Haddenham

Bucks Fire and Rescue are currently dealing with a crash.

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Traffic set to get worse, according to campaigners

FEATURE: Pressure on our roads is only going to get worse, say campaigners

Questions have been raised over the effectiveness of the Aylesbury Transport Plan.

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