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Take a virtual tour of Aylesburys new theatre
Local residents are being invited to take a look around Aylesbury’s new theatre with a simple click of a mouse.
A virtual tour of the theatre is now available on Aylesbury Vale District Council’s website to give people a taster of wha...
Council confirms low tax rise
Aylesbury Vale residents will pay an average 4.56 per cent more for the services provided by AVDC, the county council and the police and fire services next year.
The district part of the council tax bill was officially confirmed at full council l...
Green light for new parish council
Aylesbury Vale District Council has confirmed that the creation of a new parish council for Calvert Green will take place on 1 April 2007.
At a meeting of the full council this week, members gave the go-ahead for officers to draw up an order fina...
Buckingham Centre celebrates its official opening
The new Buckingham Centre has proved highly popular with local residents in the two months it has been running – and on Thursday 8 March at 10.30am, a launch ceremony will declare the Verney Close customer information centre officially open ...
Council awards £25,000 in latest grants scheme payments
Aylesbury Vale District Council has announced that £25,000 in grants has been allocated to various local community and voluntary groups.
The awards are part of the fifth round of funding that the council has paid out this financial year, wi...
Land deal boost for Waterside scheme
An exciting land deal is set to transform Aylesbury’s historic canal basin into a hub of new housing and mixed developments.
AVDC has purchased land owned by British Waterways to provide new housing, restaurants and recreational facilities ...
Snow may disrupt refuse collections
Heavy snow is forecast for the early part of next week. The council warns residents that refuse and recycling collections may be affected.
Contract Services Manager Bob Bryant said, “Until we can see what the local conditions are like when ...
Do you have what it takes to be a councillor?
Can you picture yourself as a parish, town or district councillor championing the needs of local communities?
In May this year, 644 parish council and 59 district council seats in Aylesbury Vale will be up for election. AVDC is encouraging reside...
Youth Arts Project brings danger of drug and alcohol abuse alive
Young people at Mandeville Upper School have been using drama and music to explore social issues surrounding drug and alcohol abuse within their local community.
A theatre director, two musicians and a photographer have helped to develop artistic...
Putting an end to sloppy slipper accidents
Older residents in Aylesbury Vale are being offered the chance to throw out their sloppy slippers and get a brand new pair free of charge.
Local agencies in the district, including AVDC, Buckinghamshire County Council and Bucks Primary Care Trust...
Council aims to reduce its impact on the environment
Aylesbury Vale District Council is set to reduce energy costs and cut carbon pollution in response to rising fuel prices and global warming.
At a meeting of the council’s cabinet this week, members approved a range of energy efficiency meas...
Action plan to improve services to public
A wide range of measures to further improve leisure services delivered to Aylesbury Vale residents by the district council’s contractors has been announced.
Members of AVDC’s Communities Scrutiny Committee backed an action plan on 14 ...
Spring discounts at local attractions
Major attractions and hotels in Aylesbury Vale are encouraging local residents to take a relaxing break in the district this spring.
The ‘Discounts for Holidays at Home’ campaign involves a variety of top hotels and tourist venues in ...
An improved gateway to business services
Extra help for businesses in Buckinghamshire is on the way thanks to a joint venture between AVDC and Buckinghamshire County Council.
The online business services provided by AVDC and BCC have been improved so that they will be even more benefici...
Can you open the Community Chest for your project?
Community and voluntary groups in Aylesbury Vale will benefit from a new £5 million fund to help them support a range of extra activities.
Called the Community Chest, the grant scheme is administered jointly by Aylesbury Vale District Counc...
Car parks make way for new theatre
Bear Brook and Canalside (front) car parks, both in Exchange Street, Aylesbury, will close from Monday 16 April to allow building work to start on Aylesbury’s exciting new theatre.
David Betts, Head of Property & Operational Services, s...
Are you registered to vote?
There are only a few weeks left for Aylesbury Vale residents wanting to vote in the forthcoming local elections to make sure they are on the electoral register.
It is not possible to vote without being on the register of electors and the deadline...
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