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Amersham Town Council Grant Applications

September 19, 2023

Are you a member of a local community group, registered charity, sports club, faith group or voluntary sector organisation? Are you looking for financial assistance to deliver a particular project or initiative? Then we would very much like to hear from you! Amersham Town Council is actively seeking grant application requests from any of the […]

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Mayor to Run Shardeloes 10K for Chiltern Foodbank

September 14, 2023

As Mayor of Amersham for 2023/24, Mayor Cllr Elizabeth Shepherd chose Chiltern Foodbank as her Mayor’s Charity, and is looking for support for this inspiring organisation. The Chiltern Foodbank does amazing work supporting people in crisis in Amersham, Chesham and Wendover. Any donation you make is important to the Foodbank and the people who benefit […]

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Barn Meadow and Pondwicks Meadow River Restoration

August 22, 2023

We would like to apologise for any inconvenience while Affinity Water river restoration project takes place at Barn Meadow and Pondwicks Meadow in Old Amersham. The aim of the project is to re-naturalise and re-introduce rare chalk stream habitats in the River Misbourne, which will improve the environmental quality of our local area. The works […]

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Brown Trout & Swan Sculptures Added To Church Mead!

August 22, 2023

Take a look these gorgeous pieces of art that were installed in Old Amersham yesterday. Forming part of our Children’s Art Trail, three brown trout and two swan have been added to Church Mead (the meadow behind the Memorial Gardens), beside the River Misbourne. Huge thanks to Colin Pells who has been working in partnership […]

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The Coronation Clock – Planting Begins!

August 18, 2023

With the coronation clock switched on, displaying an accurate time with illuminated dials in dark, it was time to start planting the tower. We are using mixture of aspleniums, grasses, heucheras and ferns, to create a varied, almost tropical display that contrasts (and hopefully complements) the other displays in the memorial gardens. A watering system […]

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Tallest Sunflower Competition

August 18, 2023

Fantastic to see the first entries of our annual tallest sunflower competition coming in. Below are last year’s winners Jake and Callia White with this year’s sunflower, currently standing at 220cm. Can you beat it? Or perhaps you’ve set your sights on breaking Amersham’s record of 415cm? If you’d like to enter, please send your […]

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Amersham Heritage Day Returns! Sunday 10th September 2023

August 11, 2023

We are pleased to announce the return of Amersham Heritage Day on Sunday 10th September 2023! It promises to be the best yet with a more jam-packed programme than ever before….with the event taking place from 11.30am until 5.30pm. This year we have heritage buses running from Chesham (including Chesham Bois), Little Chalfont & Amersham […]

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Coronation Clock at the Memorial Gardens

August 11, 2023

As part of our efforts to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III and to add a new display, we are pleased to have installed a ‘coronation clock’ in the Memorial Gardens. Working in conjunction with Andy Honour and the leaders of the 1st Chesham Bois Scout Group, the illuminated clock, complete with crown and […]

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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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New Willow Sculptures Installed Across The Town

August 7, 2023

Late last week, three willow sculptures (a pair of boxing hares, a red kite and Sir Topham Hatt) were installed in the Memorial Gardens, on Sycamore Corner and alongside the Met 1 display on Oakfield Corner. The sculptures were created by Nicky Bunce (Wild for Willow) as part of our new children’s art trail, to […]

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