RED January

Join the thousands of people around the UK kick-starting their 2019 in the most positive way. RED January, a FREE month-long community initiative, encourages...

Chesham Youth Council Gets To Work

10 young people living in Chesham from six different schools gathered in the Town Hall last night to launch the first Youth Council in the...

Another successful Bourne End Junior Craft Show

What an amazing event! Well done to Sue and Amy Croall for once again giving our local youngsters a crafty challenge. Now in its sixth...

Pann Mill Restoration

Can you help High Wycombe’s last watermill keep turning? The High Wycombe Society’s team of volunteer millers at Pann Mill, the little watermill on the...

Mental Health Awareness Assemblies for Schools

Monodraught Ltd, the High Wycombe based commercial ventilation, cooling and daylight specialists, has awarded a generous grant to Buckinghamshire Mind to...

Bright Ideas to Keep Your Home Safe in the Dark Evenings

When the clocks have gone back (Saturday 28th October at 2am) homes are in darkness early in the afternoon – a gift for opportunist burglars....

92 year old Inspirational Generation Winner

Jean Hoare, from Blyton House in Bourne End, has claimed the regional title in McCarthy & Stone’s search for the nation’s most inspirational over 60-year-olds.

Wycombe Sound, our local “Station of the Year”

Wycombe Sound 106.6 FM, a volunteer-run community radio station, has been shortlisted 12 times in the third annual National Community Radio Awards. This...

Shopwatch

Shopwatch is a partnership scheme in which retailers unify as an independent group. They work closely with Chiltern and South Bucks District Councils’ Community Safety...

Rookie cyclist gives up birthday presents to help hospice patients

Kind-hearted Raveesha Fernando asked for donations for a hospice instead of birthday presents last week as she geared up for her first-ever charity cycle ride.

Craft Coop crown the winner of their Open Call

The Open Call saw an array of local talent showcase their handmade work to a team of judges at the Craft Coop. As always, the...

Chalfont St Peter Feast Day

Chalfont St Peter Feast Day on the 23rd June - This annual festival dates back to 1229 when King Henry 111 granted to the Lord...

Reading Schemes for Zambian children please

Making friends and changing lives through working together - We have just returned from Lusaka in Zambia where we have been working for two weeks...

Greatmoor Energy and Waste Facility

Did you know that the waste from your rubbish bin no longer goes to landfill, but a modern Energy from Waste Facility just West of...

200-year-old rowing club hosts Butterfly Ball to help hospice patients

A glittering ball is being held at one of the world’s oldest rowing clubs later this year in aid of people with life-limiting conditions. The...

Wycombe Half Marathon entrants urged to run up money for hospice

Sunday 15th July, Adams Park, High Wycombe - Runners competing in next month’s Wycombe Half Marathon are being urged to back a charity which offers...

Aylesbury DROP-IN service for people in crisis gets a helping hand

Thrive Homes, which owns and manages a number of affordable homes in Aylesbury Vale, has donated £600 from its small grants fund to Space. The...

High Wycombe gets creative with Stampin’ Up! UK

For the second year running, High Wycombe based craft company Stampin’ Up! UK invited the local community to share their creative card-making skills at the...

Scannappeal’s Greatest Show raises over £20,000!

Pinewood Studios in Iver Heath entertained over 1,200 Scannappeal guests across two weekends helping to raise over £20,000 for the Bucks based charity. ‘The Greatest...

What do painted pebbles, origami, knitting and photography have in common?

The answer is …. if you are aged 4 to 16 you can enter all of these and more in this year’s Bourne End Junior...

Wycombe Marsh becomes French for the afternoon

A community centre in Wycombe Marsh was transported to France for an afternoon when students from The Highcrest Academy turned up to meet senior citizens....

Hearing Dogs open unique dog friendly NEW restaurant

Saturday 26th May 2018 - The Grange, opened by Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, will serve wholesome and delicious meals, drinks and snacks in a...

Swinging music live on the golf course!

A saxophone, a flute and a whole lot of musical distraction; that’s what greeted golfers at hole 10 participating in Chiltern Music Therapy’s (Chiltern’s) Golf...

Local lad fundraises for hospice in memory of the father he never met

A young man has raised around £1,000 for the hospice which looked after his father who died before he was born. Last month Rob Cavanagh,...

Stampin Up get crafty for the South Bucks Community Hospice

By Katie Royals - Handmade cards have always been the perfect way for people to show others they care. From saying “thank you” to “I...

Being the biggest loser is the best thing!

High Wycombe resident Wendy Smith is celebrating becoming Rennie Grove Hospice Care’s “Biggest Loser” after losing an impressive 12% of her bodyweight. Along with her...

Wear it Blue for MPS Awareness Day

MPS Awareness Day takes place on 15th May and, as part of their activities, the society are encouraging people to “Wear it Blue” to raise...

Silence is golden as Cubs keep their mouths shut

Kind-hearted Cubs kept their mouths shut tight for 45 minutes during a sponsored silence as they raised hundreds of pounds for patients with life-limiting conditions....

Friends in Need launches in Bucks

Buckinghamshire Mind is launching a vital new peer support service for people with mental health problems in Bucks. The mental health charity is expanding Friends...

Thrive Homes Launch Homeless Project Appeal in Aylesbury

Young homeless people in Aylesbury will be offered a lifeline thanks to the launch of a new flagship project which has been kick-started by housing...

Subwoofers Music Festival Enjoyed By Thousands

Hiya Bucks attended this inaugural event and had a brilliant time. The event was incredibly well organised with so much thought given to so many...

The 2018 Inter Spinal Unit Games hailed as a resounding success

Over 100 athletes representing 13 spinal injury units from across the United Kingdom and Ireland attended the 31st Inter Spinal Unit Games tournament in Stoke...

The Chiltern Brewery Raises £500

The Chiltern Brewery Raises £500 For #SupportSophieEdes who lives with Rett Syndrome. The Chiltern Brewery team are delighted to have raised helpful funds from sales...

Are you a Dog Lover? If so, you are WANTED!

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, a national charity that trains clever dogs to alert deaf people to important sounds, is actively recruiting local dog lovers...

Honeypot Children’s charity supports children in Buckinghamshire

The charity works to enhance the lives of vulnerable children and young carers aged 5-12, by providing respite breaks and on-going outreach support. Young carers...

Bucks Community: Home Library Service

Are you, or is someone you know, housebound through poor health or mobility? Do you love reading and miss going to the library? The Home...

Concert drums up lots of notes for Butterfly House

A packed crowd at Wycombe Abbey School enjoyed a glorious evening of musical entertainment on Saturday April 7th at a concert in aid of The...

Buckinghamshire Mind Receives Much-Needed Support from Universal Care

Buckinghamshire Mind, the mental health charity, has received a significant donation from Universal Care, which provides live-in and daily care in the home. Every year,...

Marlow Town Council supports Great British Spring Clean

The Great British Spring Clean is a campaign organised by Keep Britain Tidy with a simple aim: to bring people across the country together to...

Large crowds make Snowdrop Sunday a huge success for The South Bucks Community Hospice

Large crowds of excited families flocked to West Wycombe Park to make Snowdrop Sunday a huge success for The South Bucks Community Hospice.

Tom Kerridge recruit takes on epic skydive challenge for Scannappeal

The final episode of Michelin star chef Tom Kerridge’s BBC 2 series Lose Weight For Good saw Scannappeal fundraiser Sam Goodman, a nurse at Bucks...

Molly’s generous 100th Birthday gift to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution

Bourne End resident Edith (Molly) Smith passed the milestone of her 100th birthday on the 10th January 2018.

Thank You From The High Wycombe Lions Club

“I would like to express our thanks to all the people of High Wycombe and surrounding areas who very generously supported all our 2017 Christmas...

Letts’ Loudwater Legacy

On the morning of the 16 th November, the Loudwater Combined School children and staff arrived at school with great excitement and anticipation, as today...

Certificate Of Thanks For Luke Jenkins

Bourne End based Luke Jenkins has been helping the annual house to house lifeboat collection for most of his life, starting as a babe in...

Sir Anthony Seldon Joins Bucks Mind As Patron

Buckinghamshire Mind, the mental health charity based in Aylesbury, provides high quality community based mental health services across the county.

Could You Be Rennie Grove’s Biggest Loser?

Rennie Grove Hospice Care is looking for people who want to change their lifestyle in 2018. Sign up now and join in with the Biggest...

Beware of the Scam

Please note that hiya bucks magazines have recently been targeted for a scam. This matter has been reported to the police and action fraud.

More Volunteers Needed As Hospice Prepares For New Era

South Bucks Hospice are looking for volunteers to come forward and help patients with life-limiting conditions as they prepare to move into a brand new £4.8m...

A Big THANK YOU To Everyone Who Has Supported Scannappeal Over The Past 30 Years!

Lisa Trivett, Director of Scannappeal, would like to thank everyone who has supported Scannappeal by fundraising with the local community over the last 30 years.

Give 90 minutes of Your Time a Year to Help Save a Life

The launch of the RNLI South Bucks & Thames took place at the Eden Centre on Saturday 11th March. Whilst the old Bourne End Beaconsfield...

An Artistic Affair, Stanley Spencer and Daphne Charlton

Ebullient, vivid, larger than life, Daphne features in a remarkable series of drawings and paintings by Spencer inspired by their affair, many of which are...

New Affordable Homes Helping Local Families in Little Chalfont

Buckinghamshire couple, Craig Dickson and Amy Wright, are amongst several families to have benefited from much-needed new affordable homes by the Hightown Housing Association.

60th Anniversary of Beaconsfield Library

Beaconsfield Library celebrated its 60th birthday on Thursday 2 March 2017 with a fun day full of reminiscence and shared memories, tea, coffee, cakes and...

Young Carers Bucks

Who Cares? Carers Bucks cares, do you? Young Carers 6 + care for their family....who cares for them?

Has Your Wallet Got The Medical Message?

It could save your life when away from home! The FREE Medical Message contains...

Volunteers Needed For RNLI Fundraising Team In High Wycombe

You don’t have to get wet to help save lives at sea! The RNLI fundraising team in High Wycombe is recruiting volunteers now!

The Safe Place Scheme

The Safe Place Scheme, which has run for the last five years in Buckinghamshire, is a partnership between Buckinghamshire County Council, Wycombe, Aylesbury Vale and...

An Audience with Mike Tindall

Sharing stories of his sporting highlights, life as a television star, and offering a window into his life as part of the Royal family, former...

There is Still a Need for Neighbourhood Watch

South Bucks District Council and Chiltern District Council are actively promoting new revitalised Neighbourhood Watch Schemes, especially in those areas which have experienced incidents of...

Fundraising for Community First Responders

I (Marc Lister) am a local Paramedic and I have set myself a challenge of climbing the three highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales...

Beat the New Year Burglar

Now that Christmas is over, many of us make New Year resolutions. Try this one for a quick and easy way to protect your property.

Loan Shark Advice

Stop! Think! Don’t swim with the Loan Sharks if money is tight! They never let you go!

West Wycombe Mausoleum Turns Purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

The Dashwood Mausoleum in West Wycombe is taking part in Pancreatic Cancer Action’s 'turn it purple' campaign from 17th November (World Pancreatic Cancer day) in...

Can You Donate Some Cat Food For Christmas?

South Bucks RSPCA is caring for several hungry unwanted or abused cats and kittens in foster homes over the festive season but we are fast...

Is It Time To Buy In Bucks?

When I began advising on mortgages in 1998 property finance was easy to come by. Regulations were light, a deposit was not always required and...

Men Do You Enjoy Singing? Tune Up In The New Year!

The Wycombe Orpheus Male Voice Choir is looking to swell its singing strength. If you enjoy singing and can hold a tune then we’d love...

Pumpkin Carving at Westfield School

The students at Westfield School were very busy in October carving pumpkins for Halloween. This linked into a school assembly where their efforts were on...

Ladies, Your Local Choir Needs You!

‘The Heath Singers’ ladies’ choir have been singing for enjoyment and pleasure for 46 years in and around Flackwell Heath and the High Wycombe area....

Eating Disorders Support

Can you offer some of your time to help and support those who are experiencing difficulties in relation to food?

Bright Ideas To Keep Your Home Safe In The Dark Evenings

At this time of year, when the clocks go back, it means homes are in darkness early in the afternoon – a gift for opportunist burglars.

Local Military Man Celebrates Armed Forces Day

Ben Moloney, a member of the Armed Forces for the past 11 years, has his foot on the property ladder in Aylesbury thanks to Hightown...

Chiltern Countryside Needs Volunteers

During National Volunteers Week 2016 (June 1-12) the Chilterns Conservation Board is encouraging everyone who loves the Chilterns countryside to consider giving a little of...

RNLI Respect the Water campaign

Latest RNLI official campaign RESPECT THE WATER begins 9th June 2016. For more information: www.rnli.org/respecthewater Richard Stone will be our point person to take this...

Hard Water Article By Love Your Water

The most important part of any functional kitchen or bathroom is water, yet it is often overlooked when planning home improvements.

South Bucks RSPCA needs your help

South Bucks RSPCA needs your help so is urgently seeking volunteers to help with its valuable work in caring for local unwanted and abused animals....

Sowing Seeds For Change

People in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire are being asked to help stop the rapid decline of a nationally scarce moth by planting a special type of...

Foster Homes Required At Stokenchurch Dog Rescue

Re-homing to a permanent new home is, of course, the main goal for each of the homeless dogs at Stokenchurch Dog Rescue, but finding good...

Beaconsfield Advisory Centre Is Open to All

We have been in existence for 49 years but many years ago when we became volunteers of the BAC we were told not to broadcast the...

The Lantern Club Receives Queen's Award For Voluntary Services

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service was presented to The Lantern Club in Holmer Green by Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire, Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher...

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