Totteridge & Terriers Latest News

Bucks, Berks & Oxon Wildlife Photo Competition

Entries are still open for the BBOWT Photo Competition for 2022. Relauanched this year after a 3-year break due to the pandemic entries are now invited in a number of catergories including Teenagers aged 13-19 and children  aged 6-12. Each catagory winner will receive a printed canvas of their photo, a calendar and a certificate. The overall winner also rfeceives a Panasonic Lumix Camera and their photo featured in "Wild Magazine". To find out full details and to enter visit www.bbowt.org.uk/photocomp22 The competition closes on 8th September 2022. (06-08-22)

 

Read Easy Chilterns

Read easy provides free and confidential one-to-one reading for adults. People can learn to read or improve their reading skills at their own pace and without pressure. It's friendly, flexible and fun! To find out more contact the Read Easy Coordinator by e-mail at: chilternscoordinator@readeasy.org.uk

A leaflet with more information can be download and read by clicking the link below. (27-07-22)

Read Easy Chilterns Leaflet 07-2022

 Buckinghamshire Council Local Plan

The council is begining work on the new local plan for Buckinghamshire known as LP4B. This will allocate sites for development up until 2040 to meet housing and economic needs for Buckinghamshire. The call for Brownfield sites received over 300 submissions but there is now a wider call for sites including Greenfield sites. The call for sites is open from 13th June until 11th September 2022. You can find out more and download a call for sites form from; www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/wider-call-for-sites

Completed forms can be returned by e-mail to planningpolicyteam@buckinghamshire.gov.uk or by post to: 

Call for Sites, Planning policy, Buckinghamshire Council, Queen Victoria Road, High Wycombe, HP11 1BB             (22-06-22)

 

 

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Buckinghamshire charities are go get help in securing essential funding through new training. There will be a series of training webinars taking place this year from 4th to 13th October 2022. The event was launched during Small Charity Week at the end of June and is organised by Community Impact Bucks. For more information on all the events and more visit their web site at: www.communityimpactbucks.org.uk (22-06-22)

 

Rennie Grove and Peace Hospice Merger

Rennie Grove Hospice Care are planning to merge with Watford based Peace Hospice Care. The announcement made in June will see the two hospices combine their resources to serve more people, develop and enhance services and have a strengthen combined voice. The new merged charity is planned to take effect from a target date of 1st October 2022. This will be called Rennie Grove Peace Hospice Care. All current services offered by both charities will continue as usual while plans to develop and entend them are prepared collaboratively with both teams. (22-06-22)

 

Covid Vacination Update from Buckinghamshire Council 

If you are housebound and you need your 4th COVID vaccine (sometimes called the Spring Booster), you can now have this dose at home. The Patient Advice Liaison Service (PALS) can book your appointment and let the vaccination team at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust know when to visit you.

(If you are a carer, friend, or family member of someone housebound, please share this information with them) 

Contact PALS: phone: 0800 328 5640  or email: bucksccgs@nhs.net

PALS will ensure you have all the information you need and answer any questions or concerns.

More information can be found here: Local COVID-19 vaccination updates | Buckinghamshire CCG (21-06-22)

 

T & T News Summer 2022 edition

The summer 2022 edition of T & T News is now available as a page view version from our "Home Page" or as a ready to print version under "Our Files". Both are PDF files of approximately 5.2mb. Printed copies of the magazine have now been distributed. This edition marks 15 years of the Community Magazine for Totteridge & Terriers. (14-06-22)

 

New Prize on Buckinghamshire Lottery

There is a new prize on Buckinghamshire Lottery on 23rd April. Along with the usual prizes entrants will also have the chance of winning a £1,000 B&Q Gift Card. The lottery supports a number of local groups, charities and organisations including T & T News. To play the lottery visit www.buckinghamshirelottery.co.uk and search for the organisation you wish to support. Over 18's only, be gamble aware. (08-04-22)

 

Totteridge Clean Up

The clean-up event on Saturday 12th February was well attended and it was great to see new people who care about their local area too. This started at the bottom of Hatters Lane and went up as far as Hillary Road with alleyways taking the most effort and now looking a lot clearer.

Lots of rubbish ready to be collected including a shopping trolley, traffic cone, pair of trousers, a bicycle wheel and a football amongst other things! Thanks to everyone who came along and helped with this event. (13-02-22)

 

T & T News now part of Buckinghamshire Lottery

T & T News is now part of the Buckinghamshire Lottery. The lottery helps raise funds for chartitable, not-for-profit and community groups across the county. Now you can help support your local community magazine by taking part and have a chance to win a prize too. See the poster under our Community Noticeboard tab and if you can help support your community magazine. (10-02-22)

 

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Mid-Counties Coop Litter Picks

Litter picks have been taking place around Buckinghamshire and East Ocfordshire over the last few months. The team of volunteers from both staff and the public have cleaned up around Park Parade, Hazlemere, Chinnor and more recently at Prestwood on 28th July.

If you would like to get involved you would be very welcome. A further litter pick is scheduled to take place between 10am and noon on the 29th September 2022

To find out more and book your place visit the mid-counties web site at www.midcounties.coop (06-08-22)

 

Volunteers Needed

We need your help with distribution of the autumn 2022 edition of Totteridge & Terrriers News. We currently have several roads where we could do with an extra pair of hands. The magazine is distributed in the early part of March and then in June, September and December each year. You do not need a lot of time and as a guide between 60 & 100 copies depending on dwelling type can be delivered in an hour. A couple of hours of time four times a year is all we need and there is up to two weeks delivery time giving flexability. (21-06-22)

To get invloved call us on 01494 - 463107, Text / Call 07905 - 888098 or e-mail us at editor@tandtnews.org.uk (05-01-22)

 

New Events

Our events pages are regularly updated. If you have an event taking place then let us know so we can add it to the diary. This is your 'space' to let everyone know about whats happening and attract additional visitors. The Events Diary, Our Files, Latest News, Tabbed Pages and Community Noticeboard were last updated on 8th August 2022.