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Cuddington | Buckinghamshire

Welcome to the Cuddington Village website

Welcome to the website for Cuddington, Buckinghamshire.  There is lots of content to explore, and the site is constantly updated by editors in the village.  Never miss out on village news and events that interest you by registering for Website Membership.

The site has been created to be a hub of village activities and news and our ambition is that, as well as keeping everyone up to date, the website will become an interesting record of village life.  We would love to hear what you think of the website and any suggestions that you have on how we might improve it.  You can get in touch with us on the Contact Us page.

Postcode of village centre and Bernard Hall: HP18 0AP
Postcode of Playing Fields Clubhouse: HP18 0AJ
Street map of Cuddington
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Fairy Tale Fête Photos

These are now on display on the new 2017 Fête page, here.


Sunshine Club Matinée Cinema

The next Matinée Cinema presentation on Monday 24th July in the Bernard Hall will be the Academy award-winning musical crime comedy Chicago, starring Catherine Zeta Jones, Renée Zellweger and Richard Gere.  Doors open 1pm for 1.30pm start.  Entrance fee £5 (conc £4) includes tea and cake at the interval.  Tickets from Liz: 01844 299 150 or on the door subject to availability.

Recent Incidents in Cuddington

Overnight on the 9th July into 10th July, there have been several incidents which have occurred in the village.  There was a burglary at a property where vehicle keys were stolen and the vehicle taken.  This has now been recovered and investigations continue.  This report was put out on a Thames Valley Police Alert.

We have subsequently had reports that over the same night several sheds on the allotments were broken into.  Nothing of value appears to have been taken.  Also, several insecure vehicles were entered and items removed.

Not all of these thefts have been reported to police at this time.  If anyone has any information which may help our enquiries, please telephone the Thames Valley Police Non-Emergency Number 101, or email the Neighbourhood Team on

During patrols in the village over the past few days, vehicles have been found insecure and with windows open.  Please ensure that you keep your vehicles locked and remove all items of value from inside.

Thank you

Sue Jones
Police Community Support Officer.. C9830

Waddesdon Police Station, 61 High Street, Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire HP18 0JB
Police Non-Emergency Telephone Number: 101

Break-In to Allotment Sheds

Several of the sheds on the allotments have recently been broken into.  A petrol can, tools and a calor gas burner were left on the ground near the footpath through that end of the allotments.

Allotment holders – and indeed all garden shed owners – are advised to ensure that their sheds are secure, and to consider removing any valuable equipment.

Notice of Casual Vacancy for the Parish of Cuddington

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 87 (2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that a vacancy exists in the office of Councillor for the Parish of Cuddington and that unless ten or more electors of the electoral area have, on or before Tuesday 1st August at 5pm, submitted a request in writing to the Democratic & Electoral Services Officer, Aylesbury Vale District Council, The Gateway, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury, HP19 8FF that an election be held to fill the vacancy, the Parish Council will take steps to fill the said vacancy by co-option.

Clerk to the Council

Dated: 12th July 2017

Appeal for Information After a Burglary and Car Theft in Cuddington

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after a recent burglary and theft of a vehicle from Cuddington.

Between Sunday 9th and Monday 10th July, offender(s) entered a property on Holly Tree Lane and stole a set of car keys.  They then stole a blue VW Golf from outside.  This vehicle was found later, parked and unattended, in Byron Road, Aylesbury.

It is thought that the offender(s) may have entered the house briefly, when the occupants were home and the door was unlocked, to grab the keys.

Det Con Emma Francis from Aylesbury is the investigating officer.  She would like to hear from anyone who might have seen or heard anything suspicious in these areas recently.

If you have any information please call Det Con Francis on the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre number 101.

If you don’t want to speak to the police or give your details you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or report it online.  No personal details will be taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not have to go to court.

Villagers are advised not to leave car or house keys in view and to lock doors in those parts of the house where no one is present.

Message sent by Diane Brown (Police, NHW & Community Messaging Co-ordinator, Aylesbury Vale LPA)

Fan Lost at the Burma Lunch

On Sunday, a fan which I had lent to someone was left on a table after the Burma lunch.  It is shiny, black, wooden and has tiny flowers painted on it.  It has very great sentimental value for me although it is not worth much.  I would very much hope that the finder will return it to me or to Tyringham Hall.

Jean Watson


Help Bucks County Council Plan for Tomorrow’s Lorry Traffic

Parishioners will recall the formation of an HGV traffic action group with neighbouring Parish Councils to obtain data on HGV traffic through village roads and the group’s subsequent lobbying and presentation to Bucks County Council.

Residents and businesses are now being invited to help plan how to handle tomorrow’s rail and road freight in Buckinghamshire.  Heavy lorries make up between 10% and 20% of traffic on main routes through the county, and with a steady increase in freight forecast over the next decade, County Council transport planners want to prepare for the future.  They’re asking people to help them identify local problem areas, explore untapped opportunities and pinpoint solutions.

A ten-minute online snapshot survey will run until 6th July at to allow residents and businesses to feed into their thinking.  Please take time to fill in the survey.  The results will inform a draft strategy for full consultation later in the year.


Vale of Aylesbury Plan Update

The timetable for preparing the Vale of Aylesbury Local Plan (VALP) has just been extended.  The Parish Council is informed that the key reasons for the delay is due to the final Sustainability Appraisal, (being carried out by external consultants), not progressing to meet AVDC’s proposed timetable.

The revised dates for the proposed submission plan will now be considered by:

  • VALP Scrutiny on 26 September
  • Cabinet on 10 October, and
  • Council on 18 October.

The plan will then be published for public comment.  Following that, the plan will be submitted for independent examination in January, which is two months later than previously publicised.


Red Kite Radio 107.2

Cuddington has a brand new radio station!  From new, custom-built studios in Haddenham Garden Centre, Red Kite Radio is now broadcasting live to Thame, Haddenham and the surrounding villages on 107.2 FM.

Red Kite Radio is a not-for-profit radio station run by a team of volunteers and a couple of part-time employees.  They oversee the day-to-day output, present programmes, look after client supporters and the team of enthusiastic volunteers.

Despite being not-for-profit, Red Kite Radio is professionally run and aims to give the region a polished radio station featuring people and voices from the local community.  The station is licensed by Ofcom and will be completely funded through grants, donations and the sale of advertising and sponsorship to local businesses and traders.

To find out more visit


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