Archive for March, 2015

Sustainable Urban Drainage

The government has very recently announced the final policy on sustainable urban drainage (SUDS) and the role the county council plays as a statutory consultee in planning applications. Given the importance of flooding, the Environment & Transport Select Committee that I chair requested a paper from the council to review if it was ready to deal with this new duty. Details can be found in the meeting papers agenda item 6, or even watch the web cast. The review was also covered on the local radio Mix 96.

New improved footpath

I was pleased to inspect the recently improved footpath between Highlands Road and Buckingham Primary School. This work was funded by S106 developer contributions arising from the Moreton Road development. Some path and crossing improvements to Avenue Road should be underway before too long.

Buckingham Primary School

New improved path to Buckingham Primary School

Buckingham Food Fair

It was a pleasure to support the opening of the third food fair at the Buckingham Community Centre on Saturday morning. A wide range of local producers attended, selling their tasty food and beverages, including the new local wine from nearby Gawcott (!

Helping to promote Buckingham Markets with the Mayor  Lisa O'Donoghue

Helping to promote Buckingham Markets with the Mayor Lisa O’Donoghue

Warren Whyte

4 Fishers Field,
Buckinghamshire MK18 1SN

01280 820531

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