Category Archives: Environment

Monday 22 May 2023 is International Biological Biodiversity Day

May 22, 2023

Biodiversity is the living fabric of our planet. It underpins human wellbeing in the present and in the future, and its rapid decline threatens nature and people alike. The theme of the 2023 International Day for Biological Diversity is “From agreement to action: Build back biodiversity” . See https://www.unesco.org/en/days/biological-diversity Helpful hints of the many things […]

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Children’s EcoFest Returns!

May 17, 2023

The Children’s EcoFest returns this year with more interactive fun and games plus a bee trail and many more activities. This year, the festival will run alongside the Environment Action Day, so there will be lots to see and do for children and adults alike. Come and join us on Saturday 10th June, 10.00-1.30, at […]

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Tulips Throughout Amersham

April 24, 2023

Each day brings more vibrancy to Amersham…look at these beautiful tulips throughout the town, a burst of colour at every turn! The Town Council team and Bloom volunteers planted over 15,000 tulip bulbs around Amersham. All the bulbs are lifted, stored and replanted, bringing more and more colour each year. Huge thanks to the residents […]

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Great British Spring Clean 2023

March 22, 2023

A huge thank you to everyone that participated in Amersham Town Council’s Great Amersham (British) Spring Clean events over the weekend. Pupils from Stony Dean School commenced proceedings by litter picking Stanley Hill before our community litter picks in Amersham over the weekend, which saw 86 residents and visitors brave the rain to take part. […]

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Our Wildlife Needs Your Help!

March 6, 2023

Spring is on the way and wildlife needs our help.  If you have a garden or space where you can hang a birdfeeder, the birds will really benefit from the seeds and peanuts.  (Poor quality peanuts can carry the aflatoxin fungus, which kills birds if they eat it, so buy peanuts that are guaranteed aflatoxin-free […]

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Stage Two Of Hedge Planting At Stanley Hill Cemetery/Willow Wood

March 1, 2023

Another great day at Willow Wood last week, with pupils from Stony Dean School and Dr Challoners Grammar School (DCGS) joining forces for stage two of our hedge planting project. Watch our video about the project on Facebook by clicking here. Thanks again to TCV – The Conservation Volunteers for donating many of the trees […]

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New Native Hedgerow For Stanley Hill Cemetery/Willow Wood

February 24, 2023

Today we were joined by pupils from Woodside Junior School and Stony Dean School to plant the first stage of a new native hedgerow at Stanley Hill Cemetery/Willow Wood. It is hoped that in years to come the hedge will provide navigation for bats and a nesting site for many species of wildlife. Thank you […]

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The Great British Spring Clean

February 20, 2023

Want to do your bit to help keep Amersham clean? Passionate about protecting our local environment and wildlife? Then join us for our ‘Great Amersham Spring Clean’ community litter pick, part of The Great British Spring Clean, on Saturday 18th March, 9.30-11am. Choose one of the following two meeting points: beside St Michael’s Church, Sycamore […]

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Just One Thing……

January 27, 2023

Have those New Year’s resolutions lasted? If we each were to pick just one thing and pursue it through the year, we could make a real difference to our environment and help reduce our carbon footprint. How about these suggestions: 1 Buy a reusable cup for those takeaway drinks. If you keep it by your […]

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Coffee Doesn’t Have To Cost The Earth

January 16, 2023

If your New Year’s resolutions are already flagging, how about taking small steps towards a sustainable habit that benefits the planet? Just remember to drop your reusable cup in your bag before you head out!

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