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Crocuses Popping Up Around Town!

March 6, 2024

It is fabulous to see so many purple crocuses popping up around town. Starting back in 2010 and every year since (the photos in the post document this journey), in conjunction with Rotary in Amersham and many school pupils we have planted over 120,000 crocuses on the verges throughout Amersham. Why so many crocus.. The […]

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Amersham Clean Up Day – Saturday 16 March 2024

February 12, 2024

Come along & take part in Amersham’s Clean Up Day on Saturday 16th March 2024 as part of the national Great British Spring Clean initiative! Our efforts are part of the national campaign to bring together people from across the country to to clean up the litter that blights our towns, villages, countryside and coastline. […]

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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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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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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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Tips For A Greener Christmas

December 19, 2023

Here are just a few ideas of how to avoid waste and reduce your carbon footprint this Christmas. Real or fake trees – the age-old question. In terms of carbon it’s much better to go for a real one as long as it is disposed of correctly after Christmas, by wood-chipping, burning or better still […]

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Fox Sculpture Added To The Tiny Urban Forrest

December 18, 2023

The latest addition to the upcoming Children’s Art Trail, was installed on Thursday last week. A fox, created using two recycled copper water tanks, stands within the new ‘tiny urban forest’ on Chiltern Avenue. Huge thanks Colin Pells who worked in partnership with the Amersham Town Council to create this wonderful piece of art. The […]

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Amersham Christmas Light Displays

December 4, 2023

We hope that you enjoy the display of Christmas lights in Amersham this year. Huge thanks to SparkX who worked in collaboration with the Town Council to create the display. If you’re in the old town, take an evening stroll to the Memorial Gardens where you may spot Santa’s magically illuminated reindeer.

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Buckinghamshire Council Offering Free Parking At Sycamore Road Car Park

December 1, 2023

Buckinghamshire Council will be offering free parking in the public car park off Rickmansworth Road (behind Sycamore Road), on the following dates: Sat 2 Dec (to coincide with tomorrow’s Christmas Festival) Sat 9 Dec Sat 16 Dec Tue 19 Dec Sat 23 Dec Please note that charges still apply in the other public car parks […]

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