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Independent Support Programme to close at the end of July (2018)

Published 11 July 2018

The Independent Support Programme will close on 31 July 2018. Independent Support was always intended to be a time-limited service, supporting the transfer from Statements of SEN to Education Health and Care (EHC) Plans. Where to go from 25 July 2018 From August 2018 onwards parents/carers,…

Person in Position of Trust Training: for those working with adults with care and support needs

Published 04 July 2018

Do you know who is a “Person in a Position of Trust (PIPOT)” is? Do you know how to make a referral regarding concerns about a Person in a Position of Trust? If not then this training might be for you. This training is aimed at…

Planning for the future: Short breaks for disabled children and young people

Published 25 June 2018

There has been a steady increase in the number of children and families needing our support in the last few years. This, along with less money in the public purse means that we need to look at how we can deliver services better to ensure…

New Wildlife Zone to open at Green Dragon Eco Farm, Buckingham

Published 19 June 2018

When On 1 August 2018, The wildlife zone at Green Dragon Eco Farm will be welcoming summer holiday visitors. After a busy six months of preparations that included creating the huge enclosures, animal shelters and the central indoor display. What The animal encounters programme will include…

#BucksInspired: Traineeships for 16 to 24 year olds starting September 2018

Published 18 June 2018

#BucksInspired is an education and training programme starting in September with work experience that is focused on giving young people ages 16 to 24, the skills and experience employers are looking for. Bucksinspired Traineeships include: A high quality work experience placement with an employer, to…

National Play Day returns to Vale Park, Aylesbury

Published 14 June 2018

National Playday is back for 2018 on Wednesday 1 August. Events will be held across the country in parks and playground to celebrate including Vale Park, Aylesbury. The Aylesbury "Play in the park" will be held on Wednesday 1 August from 11am to 4pm at the Vale Park, Aylesbury HP20…

Family Activities at Beaconsfield Library in July and August

Published 06 June 2018

The following activities will be taking place at Beaconsfield Library over the summer. July Friday 13 | 10:30am to 11:30am  Remember Remember:  a coffee and a chat about birthdays and celebrations, all welcome.     Saturday 14 |  10am  to 12 midday Crafty Saturday for children under 10 years old, FREE…

4* recommendation for BFIS and Buckinghamshire County Council

Published 24 May 2018

Buckinghamshire Family Information Service (BFIS) are delighted to be one of only 15% of council services surveyed by Socitm Better Connected to receive the 4* full marks rating for our website information on finding childcare. The reviewer commented,  "The childcare directory worked well on my mobile and there…

#HiddenHarm - do YOU see what they see online?

Published 10 April 2018

Thames Valley Police and the NSPCC have joined forces to tackle online child abuse and further equip parents and young people with the tools to stay safe online. Here's how to spot the signs of online child abuse, and what to do if you do.…

Gain New Skills and Train with The Prince’s Trust

Published 05 April 2018

If you’re unemployed and between 16 and 25, you could meet new people, gain new skills and train with The Prince’s Trust. Introducing TEAM, a 12 week programme where you’ll learn how to work closely with others and come out ready to give your life…