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Bucks Children's Services team praised for work during lockdown

Bucks Children's Services team praised for work during lockdown

They have had to change the way they work with vulnerable kids during this time.
'Limited improvements' made at Bucks' children's services

'Limited improvements' made at Bucks' children's services

Ofsted have been back to look at the service again.
Taking a look at the new Family Support Service in Bucks

Taking a look at the new Family Support Service in Bucks

Mix96 went to the Berryfields Family Centre to see how its running
Children's centre changes happen today across Bucks

Children's centre changes happen today across Bucks

35 become 16 Family Centres, with BCC saying more people can be reached.
Judicial Review into Bucks children's centres starts

Judicial Review into Bucks children's centres starts

A mum took her case to court over the closures
'Steady progress' being made at Bucks' children's services

'Steady progress' being made at Bucks' children's services

Ofsted have been back for another check-up on the BCC department.
Legal challenge starts over Bucks children's centres

Legal challenge starts over Bucks children's centres

A mum is worried about the impact of the County Council's plans.
Mum's legal challenge over Bucks children's centres

Mum's legal challenge over Bucks children's centres

The 32-year-old is worried about the impact of the County Council's plans.
County Council agree to changes to children's services

County Council agree to changes to children's services

There will be 16 family centres and a new family support service
Final decision on Bucks' children's centres today

Final decision on Bucks' children's centres today

Bucks County Council say they have listened to feedback on their Early Help Review.
More family centres to stay open in Bucks, under council plans

More family centres to stay open in Bucks, under council plans

Bucks County Council say they have listened to feedback on their Early Help Review.
Public meetings on children's centre consultation in Bucks

Public meetings on children's centre consultation in Bucks

Th County Council's meetings are due to start this week
14 family centres aren't enough, says Children's Centres campaigner

14 family centres aren't enough, says Children's Centres campaigner

Lead campaigner, Alka Dass, thinks the options in the new consultation aren't good enough
Consultation on Early Help services could see children's centres replaced

Consultation on Early Help services could see children's centres replaced

BCC are putting forward three options, one of which would replace 35 children's centres with 14 family ones
£50k spent on Bucks children's services consultation

£50k spent on Bucks children's services consultation

Questions raised over why BCC has spent so much
More to do to sort 'inadequate' Bucks' children's services

More to do to sort 'inadequate' Bucks' children's services

Ofsted have been back to the BCC department - bosses say they are happy with progress made.
Bucks children in care moved 100 miles away

Bucks children in care moved 100 miles away

Figures revealed from BCC are concerning
Bucks County Council to retain children's services

Bucks County Council to retain children's services

There's a lot of work still to be done though
Fresh consultation on Bucks children's centres

Fresh consultation on Bucks children's centres

You can have your say in September
"Massive transformation" for Bucks children's services

"Massive transformation" for Bucks children's services

It's been rated 'inadequate' since 2014
Government could take over Children Services in Bucks

Government could take over Children Services in Bucks

The government are sending someone in to see if Bucks County Council are capable of improving children's services.
BCC grilled over 'Inadequate' rating given to Children's Services

BCC grilled over 'Inadequate' rating given to Children's Services

Questions where asked of the Children’s Social Care and Learning Select Committee.
Lib Dems to 'make sure Children's Services in Bucks improve'

Lib Dems to 'make sure Children's Services in Bucks improve'

Aylesbury West Councillor Steven Lambert has been reacting to the 'Inadequate' rating given by Ofsted on Monday (29/01).
Children's Services in Bucks STILL 'Inadequate'

Children's Services in Bucks STILL 'Inadequate'

Ofsted has published a new report today.
Police Criticised By Ofsted In Latest Children's Services Report

Police Criticised By Ofsted In Latest Children's Services Report

The police have been criticised for taking too long to deal with domestic abuse claims and staff turnover is still too high.
Government Advisor Takes Over Children's Services Improvement Panel

Government Advisor Takes Over Children's Services Improvement Panel

The County Council's Chief Exec's stepping down from leading the improvement panel and John Goldup, who worked for Ofsted, will take his place.
Half Of New Bucks Social Workers From Abroad

Half Of New Bucks Social Workers From Abroad

The County Council says it's turned to their expertise, because so many people in the UK have been put off the job.