News

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

Make Your Will Month 2019

Local participating solicitors are donating their time to give residents the opportunity to have a will written in return for a donation to Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

Published:1 February 2019

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Cemetery Searcher Goes Live

Cemetery Chapel

We are delighted to launch the innovative ‘Cemetery Searcher’ service, in partnership with Pear Technology.

Published: 23 January 2019

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Proposed Changes to Parking in Chesham - Phase 2 

An update on alternative parking proposals for some roads in Chesham.

Published: 19 January 2019

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PC Kevin Flint

Officers and Members at Chesham Town Council were shocked and saddened to hear of the news of the death of PC Kevin Flint.

Published: 19 January 2019

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Nominations Open for 2019 Mayoral Awards

Say thank you to community heroes or brilliant businesses with our Mayoral Awards.

Published: 14 January 2019

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New Year, New Look for Canon's Wood

The eroded river bank at Canon's Wood

Volunteer working parties are taking place in January to improve the riverside walk for wildlife, people and dogs!

Published: 14 January 2019

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New Youth Council for Chesham

Young people aged 10 to 17 have formed the first Youth Council in town for more than 5 years. 

Published: 15 October 2018

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Parking Review Update

New parking proposals have been developed for a number of roads in response to residents' concerns.

Published 24 September 2018

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Volunteer Gardeners Transform Birchwood

Volunteers at Birchwood

Skanska and Chesham in Bloom volunteers helped to create an inspiring garden for local residents.

Published: 3 July 2018

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Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Accounts

From the 25th June, any person can inspect and make copies of the accounting records for the year ended 31st March 2018. 

Published: 22 June 2018

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New Councillor Elected to Ridgeway Ward

Nick Southworth was elected to the Town and District Councils following the by-elections on the 22nd March.

Published: 23 March 2018

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March Sewage Works Update

Thames Water's works will be finished by the end of March. 

Published: 22 March 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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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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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.


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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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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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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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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