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Despite being in ‘lockdown’ we were very keen to continue to ‘bloom’. As such we had to look at ways in which we could keep our momentum, whilst working in isolation. One such initiative was to create planters using old pallets (thanks William Scott), which were distributed with wildflower seeds, to volunteers and Council staff. [More...]  [Read More... ]

Friday, October 25th, 2019

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To create awareness of Rotary’s contribution towards a polio-free world, the Town Council joined forces with Rotary in Amersham and Stony Dean School to plant 8,000 purple crocus corms on the verge beside the roundabout at the Boot & Slipper. Purple flowering crocus were chosen by Rotary to signify the purple dye painted on children’s pinkie fingers when immunised [More...]  [Read More... ]

Following the Britain in Bloom award for working with young people and children we were delighted to welcome the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to Amersham earlier this week. The RHS team filmed footage for promotional video which will be used nationally to encourage more towns to engage with their younger residents.Three of the ‘Design a [More...]  [Read More... ]

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

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Amersham in Bloom win gold at the Bloom Regional Awards Ceremony 2019! After an exciting afternoon at the Thames and Chilterns in Bloom regional awards ceremony, it is with great pleasure to announce that Amersham received 🥇GOLD 🥇 while scooping Best Town, Gold award for the Memorial Gardens, Best Park in Bucks, Berks and Oxfordshire, a [More...]  [Read More... ]

Amersham in Bloom – Flower, Fruit and Produce Show Sunday 9th September 2018 Amersham in Bloom are pleased to announce that we shall be holding our 5th Flower, Fruit & Produce Show as part of this year’s Amersham Heritage Day on Sunday 8 September 2019. This show is open for everyone, with classes from potatoes [More...]  [Read More... ]

MEMORIAL GARDENS PLANTER COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED! Amersham in Bloom’s community engagement initiatives continue, this time in the form of our Schools Planter Competition which has been sponsored by the Amersham and Chesham Lions Club, who are celebrating their 50th anniversary. This year’s theme is Too Much; Too Little Water. Three of the Lions, including President Mike [More...]  [Read More... ]

THE PEACE GARDEN IS NOW COMPLETE! It is with absolute pleasure to announce that after two months of digging, landscaping and planting, the ‘Peace Garden’ is now complete. Following last year’s commemorative display, we wanted to create something very different that was innovative, interactive and educational. The Peace Garden includes a waterfall, bridge, planted wall [More...]  [Read More... ]

Friday, June 7th, 2019

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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.           [More...]  [Read More... ]

Friday, June 7th, 2019

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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.     [More...]  [Read More... ]

Thursday, May 9th, 2019

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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.   [More...]  [Read More... ]

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