Category Archives: Environment

Don’t Throw Away – Recycle Today!

October 25, 2023

Amersham Town Council, working with Medic to Medic charity, has helped to recycle over 185kgs of recyclable items that would otherwise go to landfill. Thank you! Please keep up the good work.

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New Mini Urban Forest Near Amersham Station!

October 17, 2023

Last week, we completed phase one of an exciting project to create a mini urban forest on the verge opposite Amersham Station in Chiltern Ave. The verge, despite being relatively narrow, proved the perfect location for a ‘pocket forest’. Providing a wow factor winter with its vivid white bark, nine Himalayan birch trees (Betula utilis […]

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The Great Giveaway!

September 26, 2023

Have you joined the great recycling scheme, and RECYCLED used pens, felt-tips, toothpaste tubes and dozens of other household items, instead of throwing them into the rubbish bin? In just two weeks THESE two big bags of pens were collected at St Michael & All Angels church, as part of the scheme promoted by Amersham […]

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The Sunflower Field at Willow Wood

September 14, 2023

The sunflower field at Willow Wood has proved a great success looking particularly spectacular in the early evening sunshine (and morning mist, as per the attached photographs). If you haven’t already, try to pop along while flowers remain in bloom. Once again, our grateful thanks to Barnett Waddingham for sponsoring the project, which we hope […]

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The Sunflower Meadow

August 18, 2023

The sunflower meadow behind Stanley Hill Cemetery is getting better and better by the day. Thanks again to Barnett Waddingham for sponsoring the display and Stuart Channer for sowing the seeds.

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The Coronation Sunflower Meadow

August 7, 2023

The first of many sunflowers has bloomed in our new Coronation Sunflower Meadow behind Stanley Hill Cemetery. With their bright, showy petals, sunflowers are incredibly attractive to pollinators, especially bees who are drawn to their UV patterns, with the added benefit of pollinating surrounding plants along the way. The seeds are a fantastic source of […]

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Saving Water

June 23, 2023

Using less water day-to-day will not only save you money and divert less water from our rivers, bays, and estuaries, which helps keep the environment healthy, but can also reduce water and wastewater treatment costs and the amount of energy used to treat, pump, and heat water. Here are some top tips to consider for […]

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Huge Success for Saturday’s Environment Action Day & Children’s Eco-Fest

June 12, 2023

  Thank you to everyone who attended the Environment Action Day and Childrens Eco-Fest on Saturday, and all of the volunteers and organisations that took part. Special mention to Bizi (Discovery Sprouts) and Joley (@joleymakes) for putting on some great, creative activities for the kids to help engage them with nature and the environment.   Huge […]

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Download your copy of ‘A Decade in Bloom’ now!

June 9, 2023

After months of wading through over 10 years of photos and many trips down Memory Lane, ‘A Decade in Bloom’ commemorative portfolio is complete! The portfolio features the highlights and projects from the past decade and is a wonderful insight into bloom, showcasing the efforts made by so many dedicated people. From very humble beginnings […]

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Children’s Eco-Fest this Saturday!

June 9, 2023

Come along to the children’s Eco-Fest this Saturday 10th June @ 10am-1.30pm, St. Michael’s Square, Sycamore Road! Bizi (Discovery Sprouts) and Joley (@joleymakes) will be offering a number of activities including big nature weaving, recycled bee head band making, pollinator dressing up (and pollen collecting), and a bee themed sensory tray. Children can also join […]

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