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Archive for February, 2014

Is modern day Wycombe better?

Is modern day Wycombe better?

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

When you are busy it’s amazing how quickly lunchtime comes around. As soon at 1.00pm arrived I downed tools, picked up my sandwiches and made for the Parish Churchyard to rest and recuperate after a busy morning. My friend was already there and had a spot reserved on the best bench (pictured) for us to […]

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No Chiltern Railways trains North of Princes Risborough on Sat 8th and Sun 9th March 2014

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chiltern Railways have announced that on Saturday 8th March 2014 and Sunday 9th March 2014 the line between Bicester North and Princes Risborough will be closed. Customers who wish to travel during the closure are advised to check their journey times carefully. Whilst the line is closed Chiltern Railways have arranged for buses to run […]

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Valentines Day armed robbers sentenced

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The two men who carried out an aggravated burglary at a residential home in Wycombe Road, Prestwood on the evening of Friday 14th February 2014 have been sentenced to more than five years and four months imprisonment each. A 41 year old male from Hayes and a 34 year old male from Northolt forced their […]

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4,431 potholes repaired in January

4,431 potholes repaired in January

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

In January 2014 Transport for Buckinghamshire repaired 4,431 potholes on the roads of Bucks (of which 2,318 were in urgent end of repair) before focusing solely on flooding related issues in February. Currently Transport for Buckinghamshire has ten crews out on the roads attending potholes that have been reported by residents as well as those […]

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Cooker catches fire

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

At 12.38pm today, Wednesday 26th February 2014, two fire appliances with crews were called to attend a property in Manor Road, Hughenden Valley after reports of a cooker on fire. After ventilating the area firefighters gave fire safety advice.

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Bucks County Council shortlisted for two national efficiency awards

Bucks County Council shortlisted for two national efficiency awards

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Buckinghamshire County Council is in the running for two national efficiency awards, including the prestigious ‘Council of the Year’ category alongside Oxford City Council and Norwich City Council for outstanding performance in the public sector. Hosted by The Improvement and Efficiency Social Enterprise (iESE), the awards honour the dedication and innovation of public service teams […]

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Bucks Healthcare appoints new Chief Nurse

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the 25th February 2014 Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust announced the appointment of Carolyn Morrice as Chief Nurse and Director of Patient Care Standards. She will take up her new post on 1st April 2014 and will replacing Lynne Swiatczak who leaves the Trust at the end of March. Carolyn joined Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust […]

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Wycombe Hospital’s stroke unit ranks third in the country

Wycombe Hospital’s stroke unit ranks third in the country

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

In a survey of stroke treatment centres from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) Wycombe Hospital’s stroke unit has ranked third in the country for its efficiency in treating stroke-related blood clots. In the first of the college’s quarterly reports for July-September last year Wycombe Hospital’s hyperacute stroke unit (HASU) comes after Northwick Park and […]

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Firefighters isolate utilities

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

At 2.40pm on Tuesday 25th February 2014 one fire appliance and crew from High Wycombe fire station attended a property in Easton Street, High Wycombe after flooding affected the electrics. The firefighters isolated the utilities at the property.

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High Heavens Household Waste Recycling Centre closed next weekend

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The High Heavens Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) at Clay Lane, Booker, High Wycombe will close temporarily next weekend on Saturday 1st March 2014 and Sunday 2nd March 2014 to allow the felling of trees along the access road. It will reopen as normal on Monday 3rd March 2014. The nearest alternative waste and recycling […]

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