News

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

Free Competition for Chesham Gardeners

Chesham in Bloom is running a free and fun Summer competition for gardeners.

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Published: 19 June 2020


Welcoming Wildlife to the Cemetery

A new contemplation area is being created to welcome both visitors and wildlife in the cemetery.

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Published: 17 June 2020


Chesham Tip Re-opens 29th May

Bucks Council will be re-opening the site at 9am.

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Published: 22 May 2020


Meet With the Chiltern Community Forum

Help to set the neighbourhood policing priorities for our area by taking part in the forum's online survey and meeting.

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Published: 20 May 2020


Annual Town Meeting Postponed

The Annual Meeting, which was due to take place on the 21st May, will now take place later in the year.

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Published: 7 May 2020


Chesham Tip To Remain Closed

Buckinghamshire Council has announced that five of its nine household recycling centres will be re-opening, but unfortunately this does not include the Chesham site.

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Published: 5 May 2020


Support the Big Friday Night Community Takeaway!

Please donate to help Chesham pubs & restaurants who have volunteered to support Emergency Frontline Services, individuals and families who are struggling at this time and need a hot meal.

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Published: 1 May 2020


Commemorating VE Day

VE 75 logo

 

 

Whilst COVID-19 has seen the cancellation of planned VE Day events, you can still commemorate the 75th anniversary of the ending of World War 2 in Europe from the safety of your own home.

 

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Published: 29 April 2020

 

 


In Memoriam: Rod Culverhouse

Rod Culverhouse with niece and Town Mayor, Cllr Emily Culverhouse

The Council is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Rod Culverhouse, Freeman of Chesham.

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Published: 14 April 2020


FoodBank Latest Needs

The FoodBank is very busy at the moment and is completely out of stock of a number of items.

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Published: 14 April 2020


Waste Collection Update

Recycling collections will restart this week, whilst food waste collections are now suspended. 

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Published: 1 April 2020


Chesham Help for Coronavirus

If you need help, or can offer help locally please get in touch with the voluntary group Chesham Help for Coronavirus.

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Published: 25 March 2020


COVID-19 - Coronavirus

Chesham Town Council will be monitoring the situation and following the advice issued by the Government.

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Spring Garden Competition

Enter Chesham in Blooms 2020 Spring Garden Competiton with the chance to win a garden voucher for £30, £20 or £10 - entries must be in by 22nd May.

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Council Supports Local Electricity Bill

The town council is supporting a campaign for more local, clean energy generation to benefit local communities.

Published: 13 November 2019

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Dealing With Drought

River conservation partnership, Impress the Chess, has responded to the Environment Agency's consultation on its guidelines for how water companies should plan for droughts.

Published: 17 October 2019

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How Can We Reduce Our Water Use

Dry river bed

River conservation partnership, Impress the Chess, has responded to DEFRA's consultation on reducing personal water use to help the environment.

Published: 10 October 2019

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Bloom Prizes For Residents

Flowers

Awards were given out to residents, businesses and schools to celebrate their contribution to greening up the town during the Chesham in Bloom AGM.

Published: 30 September 2019

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Triple Success for Chesham in Bloom 

Chesham in Bloom volunteers planting bulbs

Chesham in Bloom were thrilled to scoop three awards at the Thames & Chilterns in Bloom Regional Awards ceremony.

Published: 30 September 2019

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New Community Defibrillator Unveiled

The new Town Hall defibrillator was unveiled by the Mayor and the Lions. 

Published: 19 September 2019

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Climate Emergency Declared

The Council declared a climate emergency at its meeting on the 9th September. 

Published: 12 September 2019

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Chiltern Hills 3G Public Funding Appeal

Help build the first public access all-weather pitch in Chiltern District - right here in Chesham.

Published: 11 September 2019

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Local Plan Consultation Response

The town council has raised a large number of concerns about the Chiltern District Council Local Plan.

Published: 27 August 2019

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Planning for 2019-20

We have published our annual performance plan, detailing our performance over the last year and plans for 2019-20.

Published: 25 June 2019

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2018-19 Accounts

The Annual Governance and Accountability Return for 2018-19 have been published. 

Published: 20 June 2019

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ChessWatch: A Water Observatory for the River Chess

Swans swimming along the river

A new project is underway to gather data on the chemistry of the Chess and broaden public understanding about the threats to water quality.

Published: 30 May 2019

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New Freewomen and Freeman of Chesham

Four deserving nominees have been admitted to the Honorary Freewoman and Freeman Scheme, in recognition of their exceptional service to Chesham. 

Published: 14 May 2019

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Mayoral Awards Winners 2019

Our recent Annual Town Meeting was a celebratory affair, as Mayor Cllr Jane MacBean gave out the 2019 Mayoral Awards.

Published: 14 May 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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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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