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Tidying Pondwicks With The Chilterns Green Gym

December 1, 2022

It was great to spend a morning in Pondwicks, Old Amersham, with the Chilterns Green Gym (TCV – The Conservation Volunteers), practicing the ancient way of mowing—scything. It was wonderfully quiet with only the sound of swishing and the occasional blade sharpening breaking the silence. Similarly, swapping out noisy, fuel-guzzling machinery for a simple blade […]

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Britain in Bloom Awards 2022

October 11, 2022

We are delighted to announce that Amersham has been crowned the overall Winner at the 2022 UK Finals of Britain in Bloom. In addition to this amazing accolade, Amersham was also named the winner of the Children and Young People’s Participation Award and the RHS discretionary Sustainable Gardening Award. RHS Community Gardening A quite remarkable […]

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Amersham In Bloom – Thank You To All Involved!

July 27, 2022

Earlier today, we welcomed RHS Communities judges Richard Budge and Mary Bagley to Amersham. As part of the tour, we visited the jubilee pollinator bed and Met 1 in Amersham-on-the-Hill, Willow Wood, Pondwicks Community Orchard, and finally, the Memorial Gardens, where we completed the tour. To be chosen as one of only 46 UK villages, […]

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Openreach Cabinets Receive A Makeover!

July 8, 2022

This week we began a project to paint over graffitied Openreach cabinets throughout Amersham. Thank you to Michelle Gorman for her beautiful wildflowers, the first of the cabinets, located at the Station Road/London Road junction… what an improvement (and yes, we do have permission).

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The Wildflower Meadow

July 1, 2022

The wildflower meadow at the rear of Stanley Hill Cemetery is looking gorgeous at the moment- a lovely mix of poppies, daisies and cornflowers. Please use the public footpath beside the cemetery to access the meadow.

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D-Day 75 Years On

June 7, 2019

At 9pm last night 75 tea lights, commemorating the start of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy, were placed in the Memorial Gardens. The lights flickered into the early hours.          

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Remembering D-Day

June 7, 2019

At midday in the Memorial Gardens, Amersham paid its respects to the remarkable D-Day veterans, by commemorating the 75th anniversary of the landings in northern France.    

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Community Matters

May 9, 2019

Please support Amersham in Bloom by popping a green token into ‘our’ Community Matters slot at Little Waitrose in Amersham. The more green tokens…the more improvements we can make this summer… Thanks once again to Little Waitrose & Partners for supporting the bloom initiative.  

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HAPPY EASTER!

April 22, 2019

Happy Easter from all at the Town Council. If you haven’t had the opportunity to pop down to the Memorial Gardens this weekend then try to squeeze in a visit as the tulips are looking absolutely spectacular at the moment. You will not be disappointed!!

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BRITAIN IN BLOOM

April 18, 2019

BBC TV SERIES DEDICATES EPISODE TO AMERSHAM Last summer you may have noticed a camera crew filming members of the Bloom community as we prepped the town ahead of our quest for GOLD. Watch Britain in Bloom and see the team in action as the whole half hour programme is dedicated to Amersham, and to […]

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