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Concerns raised about impacts of HS2’s tunnelling operations

05 May 2021

Buckinghamshire Council and the Chilterns Conservation Board have serious concerns about the impacts of HS2’s tunnelling operations on Buckinghamshire’s aquifer and chalk streams.

Chilterns Conservation Board elects new Chair and Deputy Chair

29 April 2021

The Chilterns Conservation Board is delighted to announce that, following the retirement of its Chair and Deputy Chair, Cllr Ian Reay and Professor Ray Payne, respectively, its new Chair will be Paul Mainds, BEM who will be assisted by Deputy Chair, John Nicholls. 

The CCB responds to Buckinghamshire Council’s decision to refuse development of 50 new homes in Glynswood, High Wycombe.

12 April 2021

The Chilterns Conservation Board is delighted with Buckinghamshire Council’s decision to reject an application for the construction of 50 homes on land to the rear of Glynswood, High Wycombe. 

The Chilterns Building Design Awards are back!

08 April 2021

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Chilterns Buildings Design Awards, which is coming up on the 13th April, 2021

The Story of the Raven Beerhouse, by Mavis Warner

06 April 2021

In the early 19th century, the Government was becoming increasingly concerned about the amount of public drunkenness after a reduction in the duty on gin had led to the proliferation of plush “gin palaces”...

Updated Countryside Code will help everyone enjoy the great outdoors this Easter and beyond 

01 April 2021

The government has revised the Code to take into account new ways of experiencing the countryside since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.  
It remains important for visitors to understand their impact on the landscapes they visit, many of which will be ecologically important or provide someone with a livelihood – or both.  

Trees saved on Leather Lane  

01 April 2021

Buckinghamshire Council, Chilterns Conservation Board and local protestors have come together to save a number of trees which were due to be cut down in Leather Lane to make way for an access road HS2 are building just off the A413 between Great Missenden and Wendover. 

Felling of trees at Jones’ Hill Wood ancient woodland

31 March 2021

It is with great regret that the Chilterns Conservation Board received confirmation today (31 March 2021) that Natural England yesterday issued a licence to HS2 Ltd’s contractors, Fusion Joint Venture, regarding bats at Jones Hill Wood, near Wendover, in the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Your guide to enjoying the Chilterns and staying safe as lockdown eases 

29 March 2021

With the Easter holidays almost upon us, we are all looking forward to enjoying the warmer weather and the opportunity to meet family and friends outdoors. Here's our guide to enjoying the Chilterns safely. 

Covid-19 latest guidance on access to the Chilterns countryside

29 March 2021

We have now entered step one of the goverment's roadmap to easing lockdown. 

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