Bringing you the latest news stories and press releases from Chesham Town Council.

HS2 and the Risk to Chilterns' Rivers

Swans on the river

Impress the Chess and the River Chess Association are hosting a public meeting to look at the risks posed by drilling for HS2 to our local rivers.

Published: 6 March 2018

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Photo Competition Launched

St Mary's town in silhouette

Chesham in Bloom have launched their Photo Competition on the theme of Historic Chesham.

Published: 5 March 2018

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Chesham In Bloom Spring Garden Competition

Amy Coleman's winning garden

Look forward to Spring and take some snaps of your garden for this fun competition. 

Published: 28 February 2018

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Homes for Birds in Wright's Meadow

A bird box on a tree

Impress the Chess and the Chiltern Society have teamed up once again to celebration National Bird Box Week.

Published: 27 February 2018

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February Sewage Works Update

Improvement works at the Latimer Road site are on schedule for completion in March.

Published: 23 February 2018

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District and Town Council Elections - Ridgeway Ward- 22 March 2018

Elections for a new District Councillor will be held on 22 March 2018

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Elections for a new Town Councillor for Ridgeway Ward will be held on 22 March 2018

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Town Centre Parking Update

Our Planning Committee have identified a number of potential amendments to the new town centre parking scheme.

Published: 30 January 2018

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Sewage Treatment Works Improvement

Improvement works by Thames Water are on schedule for completion by the end of March 2018.

Published: 26 January 2018

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Know A Community Hero or Brilliant Business? 

We want nominations for our 2018 Mayoral Awards to recognise the people and businesses that make Chesham special.

Published: 25 January 2018

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Vacancy In Ridgeway Ward

There are vacancies for a district council seat and a town council seat in the Ridgeway Ward.

Published: 23 January 2018

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Death of Councillor Derek Lacey- 29th December 2017

It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Councillor Derek Lacey , Councillor for Ridgeway ward , who served on Chesham Town Council for many years , was Mayor of Chesham twice, and was a much respected and well-loved member of our community.

December Update for Sewage Treatment Works

An update from Thames Water on their on-going work at the Chesham plant.

Published: 5 December 2017

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Success At The Nationals for Chesham In Bloom

Chesham in Bloom banner

Chesham achieved a Silver Gilt for their first ever entry into the Britain in Bloom National finals.

Published: 30 October 2017

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Sewage Works Are On Target

Improvement works at the local sewage treatment works are on target for completion in March 2018.

Published: 27 October 2017

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Update on Chesham Sewage Treatment Works

The latest news on the improvements to Thames Water's Chesham sewage works.

Published: 4 October 2017

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Chesham Town Parking Scheme

The Parking Scheme has now come into force for a number of roads near the town centre

Published: 2 October 2017

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Improvements at Chesham Sewage Treatment Works

Thames Water will shortly be undertaking works at their Chesham site to improve its efficiency and performance.

Published: 10 July 2017

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Dilemma for Lowndes Park

Dilemma Sculpture by Stephen Charlton

We're excited to welcome a new sculpture to the Park, created by local artist Stephen Charlton.

Published: 30 June 2017

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Verging On the Ridiculous

A mower in action

Our grass-cutting work is progressing well, but it can still be difficult for residents to know who cuts what.

Published: 15 June 2017

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Vale Brook Flood Alleviation Consultation

Public consultation to consider a shortlist of options to reduce the risk of flooding in Chesham from the Vale Brook.

Published: 9 June 2017

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Bags of Help for Canon's Wood!

Canon's Wood

Impress the Chess is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help Initiative.

Published: 5 May 2017

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Impress the Chess Creates New Homes for Birds

Bird box volunteers and sponsors

Chesham bird lovers participated in National Bird Box Week with help from Impress the Chess and the Chiltern Society.

Published: 20 February 2017

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Have You Seen A Mink?

Impress the Chess is asking people to be on the lookout for signs of mink in the area as they threaten our resident water voles.

Published: 28 November 2016

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Funding Success to Improve Codmore Pavilion

Chesham Town Council in partnership with the Botley Road Playing Fields Association is celebrating a successful bid to the Big Lottery Fund for £10,000.

Published: 23 November 2016

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