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Archive June 2007

TV celebrity Denise Van Outen is putting the glamour into green this summer, by calling for households in Buckinghamshire to take part in a recycling revolution. The star of the smash BBC TV show ‘Any Dream Will Do’ is backing Re...

04/06/07

The first cash boost has been handed to community projects in Aylesbury Vale as part of the district’s Community Chest awards scheme that was launched in March. The new grant fund – administered jointly by Aylesbury Vale District Coun...

05/06/07

Aylesbury Vale District Council aims to clamp down on taxi and private hire drivers who ply for hire illegally in a bid to protect both passengers and licensed drivers. Licensing officers from the council will be undertaking a series of enforceme...

06/06/07

Aylesbury Vale District Council’s cabinet yesterday (5 June) recommended a new approach to how the council decides planning applications. The council is proposing to create a new development control committee to deal with strategic and larg...

07/06/07

Advice about a huge range of topics from anti-social behaviour and crime to domestic violence and drug misuse will be on offer during a community safety event in Aylesbury on 14 June. Representatives of the Aylesbury Vale Community Safety Partner...

11/06/07

Aylesbury Cemetery is entering an exciting era in its 151-year history in the hands of new owners. The ownership of the 15-acre Tring Road site was transferred from Aylesbury Vale District Council to Aylesbury Town Council earlier this month. Co...

11/06/07

A festival dedicated to celebrating the life of Buckinghamshire’s most famous and well-loved author, Roald Dahl, is to be held in Aylesbury town centre on Saturday 7 July. The fifth Roald Dahl Festival, organised by Aylesbury Vale District ...

14/06/07

The countdown is underway to the introduction of the government’s new smoke-free legislation. From 1 July, virtually all enclosed public places and workplaces in England will be smoke-free. This means that it will be against the law to smok...

14/06/07

Buckinghamshire has to deal with nearly two and a half million tonnes of waste each year. Enough to more than fill a swimming pool every hour. Buckinghamshire County Council, like every other authority in the country, has to figure out what to do ...

18/06/07

Aylesbury Vale District Council is seeking residents’ views on a development strategy of major importance for the future of the district. Last summer the council asked residents for their opinions on the long-term development of the Vale. H...

19/06/07

Aylesbury Vale District Council been named highly commended in a prestigious competition to find the most enterprising town, city or place in Britain. Enterprising Britain is supported by the Treasury and recognises and celebrates entrepreneurial...

19/06/07

New fashion trends could be set when unwanted materials and items are transformed into stunning outfits by schools in Aylesbury Vale. AVDC’s annual Recycled Clothes Show will show local residents a creative way to reuse and recycle rubbish....

25/06/07

Aylesbury Vale District Council is offering local residents the chance to enjoy the traditional sounds of brass band music in villages across the district. The ‘Perfect Village Sunday’ tour, now in its seventh year, will be coming to ...

25/06/07

Adults and children will be able to swim for £1 at the Aqua Vale Swimming and Fitness Centre in Aylesbury as part of a national scheme to promote healthier living. Aylesbury Vale District Council has teamed up with leisure centres operator ...

26/06/07

Wide-ranging plans are being put in place to make sure Aylesbury Vale benefits from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Aylesbury Vale District Council is working with local partners to ensure the Vale doesn’t miss out on the econ...

28/06/07

Aylesbury Vale District Council’s leisure team is inviting residents to try out the new bowls green at Vale Park in Aylesbury. The bowls green, which is available for the first time this summer, is a key feature of the park’s new spor...

29/06/07