Environment

This category contains articles about the local environment itself and about environmental and green issues.

River restoration to reduce flooding risk

  |  Published: Jan 23rd 2018
Work started this week (Monday January 22) on restoration to a tributary of the River Chess to reduce flood risk in Chesham Old Town, create a more natural aqua-scape, and consign to history a century-old concrete weir.

Wildlife Trust’s initial response to the 25 Year Environment Plan

Wendy Tobitt, BBOWT  |  Published: Jan 12th 2018
Estelle Bailey, the Chief Executive of the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust, broadly welcomes the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan announced yesterday, while warning that the lack of legal underpinning is a fundamental flaw.

Wildlife groups take action for water voles on the River Misbourne

Wendy Tobitt, BBOWT  |  Published: Dec 18th 2017
The River Misbourne in south Buckinghamshire is being transformed into a wildlife-friendly habitat, thanks to the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust working with the Wild Trout Trust, Environment Agency, Buckinghamshire County Council and Groundwork South along with local conservation volunteers.

Household recycling centres provide top quality service, say local residents

  |  Published: Dec 11th 2017
The results are in for Buckinghamshire's annual user survey of the County Council's household recycling centres, showing a very high level of satisfaction by more than 2,500 residents who responded either at one of the ten sites or via the online option which was available this year for the first time.

Vale of Aylesbury Local Plan (VALP)

  |  Published: Nov 16th 2017
The public consultation for the Vale of Aylesbury Local Plan (VALP) is already underway and finishes 14th December.
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