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Share your views on Thames Valley Police budget 23/24

As part of an ongoing local crime survey, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley is asking residents to share views on where they would like the policing budget to be focused in 2023/24. Further details can be found on our website.

If you are a resident of the Thames Valley, please complete the survey on our website by 12pm on Friday 13th January 2023.

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Free Volunteer Interpreter Initiative for Ukrainians, their host families and the community groups that support them.

Volunteer Community Interpreter Initiative    

Local charity Community Impact Bucks has gathered a network of volunteers to offer their interpretation language skills, for FREE, to newly arrived Ukrainians settling in Buckinghamshire.   

The Volunteer Community Interpreter Initiative aims to help Ukrainians, their hosts and the groups that support them, to overcome language difficulties through the use of a volunteer interpreter who is fluent in Ukrainian or Russian, as well as English.    

Anyone wishing to find out more should visit www.communityimpactbucks.org.uk or if you would like to request the services of a Volunteer Community Interpreter, please fill in the online Request for a Volunteer Interpreter form.    

What do you want travel around High Wycombe to look like in the future?

Residents are urged to make their views known on Buckinghamshire Council’s plans for seamless, sustainable and safe travel.

The draft Transport Strategy and Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) for High Wycombe map out proposed improvements which will make green travel options easier than ever.

Drop-in sessions are being held at:

  • Eden Shopping Centre, High Wycombe – Saturday 5 November – 10:30am to 2pm
  • High Wycombe Library – Friday 18 November – 10am to 4pm

Find out more and complete the survey before 28 November at www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/high-wycombe-travel or visit High Wycombe Library for printed copies of the document and survey.

More detail is at https://www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/news/tell-us-what-do-you-want-travel-around-high-wycombe-to-look-like-in-the-future/

Consultation: Have your say on the Home to School Transport

Buckinghamshire Council has launched its Home to School Transport Consultation inviting residents to share their views on proposed changes to council-run school bus charges (Spare Seats Scheme), the Home to School Transport Policy (0- to 25-Year-Olds) and the Post-16 Transport Policy Statement for 2023 to 2024.

Between Wednesday 19 October and midnight on Sunday 4 December, people in Buckinghamshire will be able to provide their views on proposals for:

  • Spare Seats Scheme charging options
  • Updates to our home to school transport policies

Any changes will apply for the 2023 to 2024 academic year onwards and will apply to both new and existing customers.

More details are at https://www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/news/have-your-say-on-the-home-to-school-transport-consultation/

Hughenden News Winter edition – call for articles

We are starting work on the next edition of the Hughenden Valley Residents Association magazine. We welcome articles on almost any topic related to life in Hughenden Valley, Bryants Bottom & Cryers Hill. So if you run a club or society, have attended or are planning an event, or think that there is a topic that should be brought to a wider audience then do get writing.

Deadline is 21st Oct. (We’ve moved it out a bit from the date shown in the last edition)

Please send material to magazine@hughendenresidents.org

Any photographs should be sent as separate files.

Bucks Council – Apply for Community Board funding

Budget allocation

An annual budget is allocated to Community Boards from the council’s Annual Revenue Budget which is approved by Full Council each year.

Each Community Board is set an allocated budget. The level of Community Board funding allocated to each area is based on:

  • the population of the area
  • the levels of deprivation

https://www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/community-and-safety/improving-your-local-community/apply-community-board-funding/

Hughenden Valley comes under the North West Chilterns Community Board. (https://www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/community-and-safety/improving-your-local-community/north-west-chilterns-community-board/)

More information & contact details