Category Archives: Turville

Privacy prevails

Sadly Buckinghamshire Council has approved ugly new gates at the Old Vicarage in Turville. Continue reading

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Dead trees matter

While it is sad so many trees were felled in Park Wood, one of the remaining dead trees proved an invaluable habitat. Continue reading

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Who is the plaque pincher?

I was dismayed to find that once again the plaque had been stolen from ‘my’ gate on Cobstone Hill, but at least it was there when CPRE came to photograph it. Continue reading

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Lockdown diary

I wrote a piece for the Henley Standard about how I spent lockdown. Here it is. Continue reading

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A blaze of firecrests

On the first day of spring I set off on a walk not expecting to see my first-ever firecrests. Continue reading

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Barn owl bounty

Barn owl at dusk, a great treat. Continue reading

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Sly tipping

Fly-tipping is blocking a footpath and passing place, and is a blight in the AONB. Continue reading

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Turville footpath saved from dog-leg diversion

Following Turville Parish Council’s unanimous opposition to the diversion to a double dog-leg of Turville footpath 24A, the landowner has withdrawn the application. Continue reading

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Double dog-leg: no way!

A plan to divert a direct path onto a double dog-leg in Turville parish is hotly opposed. Continue reading

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Shifting boundaries

As Oxfordshire joins Bucks in tier 4 I explore the shifting county boundary. Continue reading

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