Buckinghamshire Council Press Releases    



Please find below a copy of the Buckinghamshire Council Acupuncture, tattooing, semi-permanent skin-colouring, cosmetic piercing and electrolysis Byelaws 2023 made by Buckinghamshire Council and confirmed by the Secretary of State for Health on 5 July 2023.  These Byelaws came into effect on 5 August 2023 and apply to the whole of the administrative area of Buckinghamshire Council.  Please note they revoke previous Byelaws as set out in Schedule 1.   

Under section 236(9) of the Local Government Act 1972 the Byelaws are required to be sent to the proper officer of every parish to which they apply.


Skin Piercing Byelaw Confirmed 1.pdf
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NALC Advisory note on Council funding of churches etc
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Home Office Code_of_Practice_WEB Jan 24
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The Council and Returning Officer are required to carry out a review of the places where electors vote. We are seeking comments on the proposals for polling districts and polling places from 2 October to 4 December 2023. 


Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Places Review
2023.10.02 Notice of review of polling d[...]
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Updates for Town and Parish Councils


 15th December 2023

 click here for December newsletter

 In this newsletter:


  1. Town & Parish liaison
  2. 2024 dates for your diary
  3. Community Board meetings
  4. Town & Parish Survey results
  5. Community safety priorities
  6. Buckinghamshire’s Welcoming Spaces
  7. Buckinghamshire Council making major strides towards net zero
  8. Support for high street businesses
  9. Have your say on our draft Housing Strategy
  10. Join the ‘Primary Care Conversation’ to help transform services
  11. Free courses and workshops in Buckinghamshire
  12. 'Your Buckinghamshire' magazine garden waste service suspension – correction
  13. Emergency support during the Christmas & New Year holidays
  14. Town and Parish Council customer service VIP line



10th October

Household recycling centres change to regular winter opening hours Click Here for more information



5th June

Free workshops helping you get to grips with Excel, Budgets and Data

Keeping older drivers safe behind the wheel


28th March

Changes to Bin Collection Dates for Upcoming Bank Holidays

Buckinghamshire Council announces new highways contractors.

News for Town and Parish Councils March 2023 


27th February

HGV traffic restrictions in the Ivinghoe area

Extra Investment in county's roads

Join the Customer Partnership Panel

23rd February

Bucks Council:£4.8m funding boost to support struggling households 

17th February

Bucks Council: 'Healthy Libraries- more than just books.' Click Here

Buckinghamshire Council Cabinet approves 2023-24 budget plans  Click Here

Bucks Council Coronation page, contains useful Health and Safety information for anyone planning to celebrate His Majesty King Charles III’s Coronation in May 2023.



10th February 2023

Bucks Council: 'Half Term Fun for families in Bucks' Click Here

Bucks Council: 'New Food Waste Toolkit' Click Here

Bucks Council: Bucks Adult Learning free Numeracy Workshops. Click Here 


9th February 2023

Fostering and Adoption in Bucks: Meet the Carers

Impact of Recent Weather on Bucks Roads: Newsletter from Buckinghamshire Council

Feeling Blue? Don’t suffer in silence – help is available in Buckinghamshire Click Here

News for Town and Parish Councils January 2023 

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