Winter Advice From Bucks Fire & Rescue service

Did you know? • 100 fires a year are caused by faulty electric blankets • In England, c. 7600 chimney fires occur every year So keep safe by using fire guards with open fires and make sure that chimneys and flues are clean and well maintained. Do not leave portable...

Dementia & Driving Resource Center

Driving demands quick reaction time and fast decision making — because of this, a person with Alzheimer’s will eventually become unable to drive. Dealing with the issue early on can help ease the transition. Having the conversation Losing the independence...

Safe Place Scheme

Safe Place Scheme Launches Across Bucks What is a safe place scheme? The Safe Place scheme provides reassurance to vulnerable people and their carers, or people who find themselves in challenging situations, so that they can live more independent lifestyles knowing...

Aylesbury veteran soldier becomes scams champion

After being scammed out of almost £3,000 a few years back, an Aylesbury veteran solider has been championing the issue. Barry Atkins (pictured) recently spoke at a House of Commons reception, in front of MPs and people from the finance and security industries. He was...

Helping to Avoid Falls and Trips

A third of people over the age of 65, and half of those over 80, will suffer a fall at least once a year. Falls can cause head injuries, hip fractures, kidney failure or even hypothermia. They can shake confidence, boosting the risk of anxiety, depression and...