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11+ tests

How to take a transfer test for entry into secondary school

Abnormal loads

Authorising abnormal loads to use our roads.

Activities for children and young people

Brings together all the information families need.

Adoption

Adoption can take many forms but it is essentially where a child legally becomes the son or daughter of adoptive parents who take on all the rights and responsibilities of birth parents.

Adoption information session

Adoption information session

Adult education

Courses on a wide range of subjects which can lead to a qualification or are just for fun.

Adult Social Care jobs

Ambulance service

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust services our area.

Amersham Music Centre

Amersham Parking Restrictions

Details of the Amersham parking restrictions

Apprentices

Rethink your next step...

Archaeology

Promoting the understanding, appreciation and sustainable conservation of our archaeological heritage.

Ash Die Back - Chalara

Find out how to spot this serious disease threatening Britain's ash trees and what to do next.

Audio book downloads

Download unabridged audio books for free.

Aylesbury Music Centre

Aylesbury Vale District Council

Information and services offered by Aylesbury Vale District Council.

Become a Councillor

Becoming a Childminder

Click here to discover more about how to become a Childminder within Buckinghamshire

Berryfields

Bin collections

These are managed by the district councils.

Bonfire night and fireworks

These are monitored by the district councils.

Book an appointment with a Registrar

Apply to register a birth or death with our online booking system.

Book Support Online

Bridges & structures

We are responsible for maintaining all bridges & structures on our highway network.

Buckinghamshire Association of Local Councils (BALC)

Membership organisation supporting Parish and Town Councils in Buckinghamshire.

Buckinghamshire Business First

BBF provide the link between public policy and the business community.

Buckinghamshire Family Information Service

Details of local organisations, services, providers & activities registered with us.

Buckinghamshire Partnerships

A website containing microsites for local public sector partnerships that we're part of.

Buckinghamshire Partnerships

Website for partnership groups that Buckinghamshire County Council contributes to.

Bucks County Museum

We look after a large collection of objects gathered from all around Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes over the last 150 years.

Building regulations

All building work, including alterations and extensions, must be completed in accordance with building regulations.

Bulky item collections

Contact your district council to see if they offer a bulky waste collection service.

Bus passes

Over 60's are entitled to free bus passes.

Buses & trains

Local bus, coach and train service information.

Business directory

Information on local businesses.

Business First

Website providing information for business in Buckinghamshire.

Business rates

These are administered by the district councils.

buy tickets online

buy tickets online

Cabinet

The Councillors who make up our cabinet.

Car parks

Find off street car parks & pay on street parking fines.

Car sharing

How to save travel costs by sharing your journey to work.

Care Advice Buckinghamshire

Care Advice Buckinghamshire is a website for adults in need of care and support in Buckinghamshire, their families and carers. You can find information and advice, ways to assess your own needs, community support and care products and services.

Care for adults

Advice and support for adults who look after the elderly, disabled children or someone with learning disabilities.

Castlefield Library

Details about opening times and services.

Catchment areas for schools

Find the schools located closest to where you live and whether you are within their catchment area.

Cemeteries, burials & crematoria

District councils provide this service.

Chaperones

How to apply to be a chaperone.

Child car seat safety

Keeping children & adults safe in cars.

Child Protection

Safeguarding vulnerable children and young people at risk or suffering from physical, emotional or sexual abuse.

Childcare

Information and advice on all aspects of childcare.

Children and Young People's Plan

The Buckinghamshire Children and Young People’s Plan sets out the priorities of the Children and Young People’s Partnership which are delivered by a range of partner organisations.

Children in care council (We Do Care)

Our website for children and young people in care

Children in employment and entertainment

Children of compulsory school age, working before or after school, at weekends or during school holidays, must have an employment permit issued by the local authority.

Children's and young adults eBooks

Browse and checkout an eBook today from our Children’s and Young Adult section with your library card and pin

Children's Social Care jobs

Chiltern District Council

Information and services offered by Chiltern District Council.

Citizen's Advice

Helps resolve legal, money and other problems by providing free information and advice.

Civil Enforcement Areas

These are where we enforce on street parking rather than the Police.

Committee membership

Who sits on which committee.

Community centres

Information on local community organisations.

Connexions

Information and advice for young people.

Corporate plan

View a range of Council plans including the Strategic Plan.

Council housing

District councils provide housing advice and support.

Council papers

Councillor, meetings, decisions and papers.

Council tax

District councils are responsible for managing Council tax benefits.

Council tax payments

District councils are responsible for collecting council tax payments.

Councillors

Find your local councillor

Country Parks

Our beautiful country parks are a great way to enjoy the countryside, wildlife and fascinating history.

County Museum

We look after a large collection of objects gathered from all around Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes over the last 150 years.

Dahl (Roald) children's gallery

In the Roald Dahl children’s gallery you can boggle your eyes and baffle your brain and let your imagination run wild!

Decisions

All our decisions including those taken by the Cabinet and Councillors.

Directgov

Easy access to government information and services.

District Council

There are 4 district councils in our area.

Drink and drug driving

Drink, drugs and driving don't mix.

Early Years Pupil Premium

The Government is giving money to Early Years providers to help children from lower income families do their very best.

Early Years Pupil Premium

Find out if your eligible for Early Years Pupil Premium

eAudio book downloads

Download unabridged audio books for free.

eBooks

Download ebooks for free.

Economic development

Buckinghamshire Business First supports business.

Education

We provide quality education for all ages, at venues across the county.

Elections

Results of our last elections.

Eleven plus tests

How to take a transfer test for entry into secondary school

Emergency closures

Find out if your school is open or closed.

Environmental problems

This is the environmental problems section.

Environmental records centre

Collecting information about the biodiversity and geology of Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes.

ePetitions

View, sign or submit a petition.

Events

Events in your local area.

Families in the Forces

Families in the Forces find out more about living in Buckinghamshire.

Family Information Service

Brings together all the information families need.

Find a school near your

Find the schools located closest to where you live and whether you are within their catchment area.

Fire and rescue

Information and services offered by Fire and rescue.

Fireworks

These are monitored by the district councils.

First Response

Safeguarding vulnerable children and young people at risk or suffering from physical, emotional or sexual abuse.

Flooding

Grants for property-level flood protection products.

Floodsmart

Raising awareness of flood risk in Chesham.

Fly-tipping campaign

County wide campaign to reduce the amount of illegal dumping in Buckinghamshire.

Forestry Commission

The government department responsible for the protection and expansion of Britain's forests and woodlands.

Forward plans

Plan of key decisions to be taken by the Cabinet and Councillors.

Fostering

Providing homes for children who are temporarily unable to live with their own families but wish to maintain contact.

Fostering information sessions

Foster care information sessions

Funerals and cemeteries

District councils provide this service.

Garden waste service

Your local district council will help you dispose of your garden waste.

Getting about in the Vale

These are licensed by the district councils.

Graduates and apprentices

Rethink your next step...

Grass cutting

We are responsible for grass cutting next to the highway. Parks and open spaces are District/Parish Council responsibility.

Grid for learning

A wide range of resources for our schools.

Gritting the roads

Find out how, where and why we grit the roads. Follow gritters live.

Growing Up

These pages are specifically designed for young people aged 13 – 25 with specific needs or a Statement of Educational Need (SEN).

High Speed 2

Information on the 51m High Speed 2 project.

High Wycombe Music Centre

Highway Extents

Highway information relating to a particular property or piece of land.

Housing

District councils provide housing advice and support.

Housing

District councils provide housing advice and support.

Housing benefit

District councils are responsible for managing housing benefits.

How do I pay my council tax?

District councils are responsible for collecting council tax payments.

Jobs

We need people to help us deliver better. People who not only think about the future, but who have the drive and ambition to rethink.

Jobseekers

Help and advice for finding a job.

Land and property database

Residential and commercial land and property available for purchase or for rent in the local area.

Land charges - contact details

The procedure procedure when buying or leasing a property.

Leader of the Council

Find out more about Martin Tett, Leader of the Council.

Learn my way events

Find a Learn My Way event

Learn my way website

Visit the Learn My Way website

Leaving care

Working with young people in our care to prepare them for their future.

Library renewals and requests

Self-service to renew or request to borrow items from the library.

Licences

Apply and pay for licences online.

Licences

Apply for a licence

Local land charges

Highway information relating to a particular property or piece of land.

Looked after children

what it means to be looked after

Make the commitment

Sign up to slow down on Bucks roads.

Meetings calendar

Details of our Councillors' meetings.

Meetings papers

Agendas, minutes and decisions of our meetings.

Members of Parliament

Find your local Member of Parliament.

Milton Keynes Council

Information and services offered by Milton Keynes Council.

Museum

We look after a large collection of objects gathered from all around Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes over the last 150 years.

Music Centres

Supporting children to learn an instrument.

Music Service

The thrill of making music and exploring our creativity through instrumental and vocal work builds confidence and self-esteem.

Nappies

The real nappy initiative has been developed on behalf of all the local authorities in Buckinghamshire.

Neighbourhood Watch scheme

Details of the Neighbourhood Watch scheme.

News

Latest news on our services and what's happening in your area.

NHS choices

Access to doctors, dentists, hospitals and other health professionals in your area.

Nuisance

District councils can help you solve issues such as noise, smells or problems with your neighbours.

Parish councils

Contact details for parish councils.

Partnerships

Website for partnership groups that Buckinghamshire County Council contributes to.

Pavements

Maintaining pavements and how they are inspected.

Paying for a search

Highway application process

Pest control

Your district council can help remove pests from your home.

Petitions

View, sign or submit a petition.

Petroleum storage licence

Apply for a licence

Planning - housing related

District councils are responsible for planning applications relating to housing matters.

Plans

View a range of Council plans including the Strategic Plan.

Police

Information on the services offered by the Thames Valley Police.

Potholes

Repairing potholes in Buckinghamshire with phone numbers.

Pre school education

How to find and apply for preschool education.

Recession advice

Debt advice from Directgov.

Recycle for Buckinghamshire

Tips and advice to help you to recycle more.

Recycling and waste

These are managed by the district councils.

Refugee crisis

Where to find the latest information on the Syrian Refugee crisis and what can be done locally to help.

Register to speak at meetings

You can register to speak at public meetings.

Renew or request library items

Self-service to renew or request to borrow items from the library.

Reserve library items

Reserve items at your library.

Responsible dog ownership

Owners have a responsibility to look after their dogs to ensure that their pets stay in good health.

Rethink rubbish at school

Encouraging school children to reduce, reuse and recycle.

Road maintenance

Maintaining and inspecting our roads.

Road Safety

Education, training and publicity for road users.

Road treatment programme

Road treatment programme investing in Buckinghamshire's roads.

Roadworks

A map of roadworks in Buckinghamshire

Roadworks

A map of roadworks in Buckinghamshire

Roald Dahl Children's Gallery

In the Roald Dahl children’s gallery you can boggle your eyes and baffle your brain and let your imagination run wild!

Rubbish collections

These are managed by the district councils.

Safeguarding vulnerable children

Safeguarding vulnerable children and young people at risk or suffering from physical, emotional or sexual abuse.

Scaffolding licence

Apply for a licence

School closures

Find out if your school is open or closed.

School directory

Comprehensive directory of Buckinghamshire schools

Schools Forum

The Schools Forum is an advisory body in relation to matters relating to the schools budget.

Schools recycling

Encouraging school children to reduce, reuse and recycle.

SchoolsWeb

Information and guidance for schools (password required)

SchoolsWeb

Information and guidance for schools (password required)

Setting up a Childcare Setting

Sites and monuments record

Aims to record all reported archaeological sites and finds in Buckinghamshire up to 1989.

Skip licence

Apply for a licence

Social care

We offer a wide range of support services to children, families and carers.

Social care - children

Providing help and support for children and their families.

South Bucks District Council

Information and services offered by South Bucks District Council.

Speed limit review

Reviewing the road speed limit in your area.

Speed limits

Road speed limits, how they are set and enforced.

Sports & clubs

Sports and leisure facilities in Buckinghamshire.

Sports and social club

Anyone can join our club or hire a function room.

Strategic plan

View a range of Council plans including the Strategic Plan.

Street care and reporting problems

This is managed by the district councils.

Street lighting

Maintaining and repairing street lighting. LED lighting trials.

Student grants and loans

Delivery of higher education student financial support has transferred to Student Finance England.

Support With Confidence

“Self-Directed Support” is the new way in which social care is made available to those who need assistance with day-to-day living.

Syrian refugee crisis

Where to find the latest information on the Syrian Refugee crisis and what can be done locally to help.

Teaching jobs

Thames Valley Police

Information on the services offered by the Thames Valley Police.

Thrift Farm

A rural training centre for adults with learning difficulties.

Tourism

Information on what to do and where to stay in Buckinghamshire.

Traded services

Services for schools and academies.

Trading standards

Trading standards is provided in partnership with Surrey County Council

Traffic cameras

Information on traffic cameras.

Transfer testing (11+)

How to take a transfer test for entry into secondary school

Transitions

These pages are specifically designed for young people aged 13 – 25 with specific needs or a Statement of Educational Need (SEN).

Transport for Buckinghamshire

Looking after our roads, footways, street lights and more.

Tree preservation orders

These are placed on trees by district council planning departments, mainly to protect privately owned trees.

Unlocking Buckinghamshire's past

Over 17,000 records covering earliest humans to the 20th century.

Vacant land and commercial property database

Updated daily with information from commercial property agents.

Vehicle access

How to request a dropped kerb for vehicle access to private or commercial property.

Vehicle Activated Signs

Illuminated signs to stop speeding vehicles.

Verges

Maintaining verges by roads in Buckinghamshire.

Videos

See our latest videos.

Voting

District councils manage registration to vote and the electoral roll.

Waste collections

These are managed by the district councils.

Waste strategy

Commits us to reducing waste, increasing household recycling and making best use of what's left.

We Do Care (children in care council)

Our website for children and young people in care

Webcasts

See our latest videos.

Website survey

Help us to improve our website by completing this short survey.

Wedding fair

Wedding Fayre 11am - 3pm County Hall

Whiteleaf Hill Nature Reserve

Whiteleaf has panoramic views, rich wildlife and interesting geology, history and archaeology.

Who Next? guide

Find other authors that write like your favourites.

Wills

Index of wills from ordinary people of Buckinghamshire available to purchase.

Winter maintenance

Road and street service provided during winter months in Buckinghamshire.

Wycombe District Council

Information and services offered by Wycombe District Council.

Young carers

Support, information and advice for young carers and their families.

Youth Concern

An organization supporting young people when they need it the most.

Youth offending

Supervising and implementing orders imposed on young people convicted of a criminal offence.

Youthspace

Information and things to do for young people.