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Archive March 2007

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...

01/03/07

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...

02/03/07

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...

06/03/07

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 ...

07/03/07

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...

13/03/07

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 ...

13/03/07

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 ...

16/03/07

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...

16/03/07

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...

16/03/07

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...

19/03/07

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...

19/03/07

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 ...

22/03/07

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 ...

23/03/07

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...

23/03/07

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...

23/03/07

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...

27/03/07

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...

30/03/07