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Action group launch crowd-funding appeal to re-open Bledlow Household Recycling Centre

An action group and crowd-funding campaign has officially launched today (25th July) with the aim to re-open the Household Recycling Centre at Bledlow which was closed in March by Buckinghamshire County Council. The group has been set up and led by Bucks County Councillors Bill Bendyshe-Brown and Carl Etholen with support from the leaders of 10 town and parish councils in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Cllr Ann Midwinter from Thame Town Council is a supporter and said “We believe passionately that this is a worthwhile cause and our Council has contributed £500 towards the planning application. Our residents and others around our local area used Bledlow HRC regularly and they feel strongly that they want it to reopen”.

The group requires a minimum of £10,000 for the planning application but significantly more to restore the site to enable it to be used again.

To support the group and their campaign, please go to: www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/BledlowHRC.

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