High Wycombe Working Groups

If you are interested in getting involved with one of our action groups or would like to discuss an idea you have for a project, please contact the relevant working group.

Covid-19 recovery, resilience and regeneration

Chaired by Cllr Matt Knight
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 07947 674352

Vice-Chairman Cllr Mrs Lesley Clarke OBE
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 01494 451448

Our working group aims are:

  • to consider Covid-19 recovery, resilience and regeneration related funding applications and present recommendations to the Community Board
  • to identify the needs of residents and businesses impacted by Covid-19 and how to support them by networking, information sharing or identifying available funding
  • to discuss and identify opportunities for town centre regeneration

Local infrastructure and transport working group

Chaired by Cllr Marten Clarke
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 01494 451448

Vice-Chairman Cllr Muhammad Abdullah Hashmi
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 07505 733536

Our working group aims are:

  • to consider transport related funding applications and present recommendations to the Community Board
  • to identify opportunities for improvement of the highway network including footpaths, cycleways and public transport and to support road safety

Community Cohesion Working Group

Chaired by Cllr Rafiq Raja
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 07956 622469

Vice-Chairman Cllr Andrea Baughan
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 07505 733536

Our working group aims are:

  • to consider community cohesion related funding applications and present recommendations to the Community Board
  • to identify ways to celebrate the diverse communities and cultures of High Wycombe; reduce inequalities, increase provision for young people, improve access to support services and encourage and raise awareness around community safety

Mental health and community working group

Chaired by Cllr Julia Wassell
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 01494 527128

Vice-Chairman Cllr Wendy Mallen
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 01494 442367

Our working group aims are:

  • to consider mental health and community related funding applications and present recommendations to the Community Board
  • to identify ways to improve mental health provision and raise awareness and increase understanding around mental health issues and existing support services.
  • to ensure clear pathways and signposting to support services for adults and young people at risk of homelessness

Environment and climate change working group

Chaired by Cllr Sarfaraz Khan Raja
Email: [email protected]
Mobile:07766 052786

Vice-Chairman Cllr Alan Hill
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 01494 440780

Our working group aims are:

  • to consider environment and climate change related funding applications and present recommendations to the Community Board
  • to help people take practical steps to reduce their carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions, to increase opportunities for wildlife, and make improvements to the environment

Current projects

Current projects that have been agreed include:

  • Geralds Road Traffic Calming
  • Hatters Lane Parking
  • Herbert Road and Hawthorne Road Parking
  • High Wycombe Junction Protection Markings
  • Mill End Road 20mph Advisory Zone
  • HWBIDCo Frogmore Parklet
  • Helping Hands Extra Leap Activity Bags (Cllr Crisis Fund)
  • Helping Hands Extra gift cards for care leavers (Cllr Crisis Fund)
  • BAME festive food hot meals outreach (Cllr Crisis Fund)
  • Samaritans Suicide Prevention Awareness
  • Bucks Business First Be Your Own Boss Business Start Up Training (Cllr Crisis Fund)
  • Chiltern Dial-a-Ride (Cllr Crisis Fund)
  • Chiltern Rangers conservation project

Upcoming meetings

Notes from previous meetings can be found within our Community Board meeting agendas.