Rural Issues

This category contains articles on local rural issues including farming and stories of particular relevance to the rural community around Wendover.

HS2 update - August 2018

Tom Walsh, Wendover Parish Council  |  Published: Jul 25th 2018
News on the HS2 project in and around Wendover, August 2018

Pending HS2 Works, A413 near Boswells Farm, July 2018

  |  Published: Jul 24th 2018
Wendover News has been advised of investigative trenches being dug for the HS2 project, across the A413 near the road to Boswells Farm. Work on the trenches will start on Monday 20 August and is expected to last not more than 5 days.

Slides from meeting of Thursday 5 July

  |  Published: Jul 13th 2018
Following on from the meeting about HS2 on Thursday 5 July, Eiffage Kier, the engineering company has now sent the slides to Wendover Parish Council who have posted the presentation on the HS2 section of their website, http://www.wendover-pc.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/HS2-EK-Slides-from-Public-Meeting-5th-July-2018.pdf

New website for HS2

  |  Published: Jul 6th 2018
HS2 has revealed the url of a new website to help local people find local information.

Wendover Needs a Choice

  |  Published: Jun 30th 2018
There are two possible solutions to the problem of noise from the bypass – a very Low Noise Surface (vLNS) and noise barriers.

BBOWT comments on HS2 Ltd Green Corridor Vision

Wendy Tobitt, BBOWT  |  Published: Jun 25th 2018
The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust welcomes the aspiration from HS2 Ltd to create a green corridor along the route of HS2, and we certainly hope that it will create more wildlife habitats, and integrate these with the wider landscape.

Work begins on Waddesdon Greenway route

  |  Published: Apr 24th 2018
After a long, wet winter & spring, local contractors Hazell and Jefferies have now started work on the new Waddesdon Greenway route between Aylesbury Vale Parkway railway station and Waddesdon Manor

Looking Positively at Rural Change

  |  Published: Nov 29th 2017
Speaking at the packed annual Bucks Rural Affairs Group conference on 24 November, the Rt Hon David Lidington MP spoke passionately about the impact of international, national and local change to rural life, reviewing impacts ranging from Brexit and farm funding reform to the increased use of IT in our lives.

RAF Closure November 2017 update

  |  Published: Oct 30th 2017
Comments from The Wendover Society and Halton Parish Council about how the closure of RAF Halton will affect both communities.
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