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Calling all budding artists, photographers or poets who want to celebrate nature and the world!

February 2, 2024

We are inviting children aged 4-16 and residing in Amersham to submit either a full-page illustration, photo or poem that celebrates nature for publication in our upcoming book, Wonders of the Wild.  Whether it be a favourite animal, landscape, fungi—or something else—that fascinates and inspires you, we want to know about it! This is your chance to […]

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Update From The Community Allotment

February 1, 2024

The girls from Alfriston School worked so hard at the community allotment last week, helping to clear lots of old, rotten wood before making a start on sanding the picnic table and bench, as well as entertaining everyone with some beautiful singing! The benefit of working with your hands on mental health is well documented. […]

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Looking For Budding Young Artists!

February 1, 2024

Do you know a budding artist aged 11 or under? Amersham in Bloom are inviting you to create one of two logos for either ‘Woodside Community Allotment’ or ‘Spud Club’, the soon-to-be launched children’s gardening club. The logos will be used for signage on site as well as for marketing purposes. Up for the challenge? […]

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Covid-19 Plaque Unveiled In The Memorial Gardens

January 29, 2024

On Saturday, Town Mayor Councillor Elizabeth Shepherd unveiled a plaque in memory of those that lost their lives as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The plaque, located in the Memorial Gardens, also recognises the invaluable contribution of key workers and the community of Amersham during this unprecedented period.

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New Bug Hotel for the Memorial Gardens

January 19, 2024

On Wednesday morning, we installed our latest bug hotel. A very different design to the existing hotels, and a fantastic addition to the tea hut wall in the Memorial Gardens. Huge thanks to Colin Pells, who worked in partnership with the Town Council to create this shelter for insects and invertebrates. Bug hotels are of […]

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Christmas Tree Recycling Raises Over £3,300!

January 17, 2024

A huge thank you to everyone that supported the Council’s Christmas tree collection and recycling initiative. In total over £3,300 was raised which will help fund many of our sustainable projects that we planned for the next year. All of the trees that the depot team collected (over 500 in total), and that were dropped […]

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Calling for Nominations for the Amersham Citizen of the Year Awards 2024!

January 16, 2024

Has someone you know gone above and beyond for the community? Have they achieved something incredible that you feel they should be recognised for? Then why not nominate your local hero for this year’s Amersham Citizen of the Year Award. Town Mayor, Cllr. Elizabeth Shepherd, would like to invite you to nominate the unsung heroes […]

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Happy New Year!

January 1, 2024

2023 was another wonderful year for Amersham in Bloom, from the burst of colourful spring bulbs to the Coronation Meadows and field of sunflowers in the summer, to the Coronation Clock and, more recently, the new tiny urban forest along Chiltern Avenue. Amersham Town Council incredibly grateful to the businesses, community groups, schools, Bloom volunteers, […]

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