Amersham Community Carol Service – Tuesday 5th December 2017 from 6.30pm!

Join us for an evening of Festive entertainment at this year’s Amersham Community Carol Service!

Amersham Town Council is holding its annual Community Carol Service on Tuesday 5th December 2017 at Kings Church, Raans Road, Amersham, HP6 6LX from 6.30pm. There will be a whole host of fantastic performances from local schools including The Beacon School, Woodside Junior School, Elangeni School, St. Mary’s C of E Primary School and Chesham Bois Combined School as well as readings from members of the community and an extra special performance from the Amersham Community Choir.

The service will be taken by Reverend Tim Harper of St. Mary’s Parish Church, with the musical accompaniment provided by the brilliant Amersham Community Brass Band.

The evening promises to be a wonderful introduction to the Christmas period and we very much look forward to seeing you there!

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Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition – Closing Date EXTENDED!!

Amersham Town Council are getting more and more excited about Christmas the closer we get to December so we have decided to EXTEND the closing date for our Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition to……. TUESDAY 28th NOVEMBER 2017!

Remember this year’s theme is “The Christmas Sleigh”….so make sure you get creative & ensure your design reaches us by TUESDAY 28TH NOVEMBER 2017!

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Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition 2017:

Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition – “The Christmas Sleigh” launch of the Mayor of Amersham’s Christmas Card Competition! A new initiative for this year, we are inviting all school aged children to participate…..

We are searching for something extra special to form the cover of this year’s official Mayor’s Christmas Card based around the theme of “The Christmas Sleigh”…. The winning designer will have their Christmas poster featured on the front of the card, as well as receiving a gift from our fantastic sponsor this year……. The Entertainer!

To enter, all you need to do is send us your design on A4 paper with your name, age, school year and school name on the back to:

Councillor Clive Morgan

Mayor of Amersham

Amersham Town Council

Flint Barn Court

Church Street

Amersham

Bucks HP7 0DB

The closing date for entries is Friday 17th November and the winner will be announced soon afterwards on a date to be confirmed.

For more information, please contact Zoe Richardson at the ATC Office on 01494 434000 or email ZoeR@amersham-tc.gov.uk

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ATC GRANTS COMMITTEE:

- DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS EXTENDED TO 24th NOVEMBER 2017

 

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 Grants Application requests from any of the above for the ATC Grants Committee to consider this year. There are grants available to those that meet certain criteria set out in the ATC Grants Application Guidance Notes which can be found below. We invite grants requests from anywhere between £100 and £1500, although requests outside this band will be considered in exceptional circumstances. So why not get in touch! If you would like more details please call the office on 01494 434000 for more information.

The deadline for grants applications is Friday 24th November 2017

ATC Grant Application form

ATC Grant Application guidelines

ATC Grants Committee policy-for-awarding-grants-to-local-groups-and-organisations

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Amersham Festival of Art – Saturday 21st October to Sunday 29th October 2017

Final preparations are under way for this year’s Amersham Festival of Art which takes place from Saturday 21st October through to Sunday 29th October 2017! As well as the Market Hall Exhibition, we have our Community Artwork Displays at different venues around the Town as well as a showcase of the Performing Arts on both Saturday 21st October & Saturday 28th October from 12.00pm at the Mad Squirrel Tap & Bottle Shop including children’s storytime at Waterstones Amersham and the fantastic Harpist & Cellist, Anna Williams performing in Harris & Hoole on Saturday 21st October!

It promises to be a fantastic week as Amersham shows how creative it really is! We have an action packed programme which can be viewed & downloaded by clicking Programme for Amersham Festival of Art 2017

Thanks in advance for supporting this community event!

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Amersham Festival of Arts – Saturday 21st October to Sunday 29th October 2017:

Excitement is building for this year’s Amersham Festival of Arts! As well as the traditional Art Exhibition in the grand location of the Old Amersham Market Hall (Can you believe we have had over 335 entries this year!), we are expanding the Festival to include Pop up Exhibitions throughout the Town as well as performances from all aspects of the Arts.

The traditional Exhibition in the Market Hall will feature an array of wonderful works of Art from renowned local Artists. 20% of the profits from the sale of the exhibited items will go to the Amersham Town Council Grants Fund which goes to support and encourage local initiatives. So please make sure you pop down to the Old Amersham Market Hall anytime from 10.00am to 4.00pm during Arts Festival Week to view the fantastic artwork on display!

St. Michael’s & All Angels Church, Tesco Old Amersham, Chiltern District Council Office and Amersham Station will house our Pop up Exhibitions throughout Arts Festival Week and will feature artworks submitted by local Amersham school-children. As well as the artwork displays, St. Michael’s & All Angels Church, the Mad Squirrel Brewery Shop, Costa Coffee (in Tesco Old Amersham) and Café Africa will become our Performance hubs on both Saturday 21st Oct & Saturday 28th Oct from 11.00am to 4.00pm featuring music, dance, poetry, comedy, magic & so much more!!

It promises to be a fantastic event and we very much hope you will come out to support this community initiative!

If you are a performer who would like to showcase your skill or if you are a school or community group and would like to feature some artwork for our Pop up displays…..then please do get in touch!

Also keep your eyes peeled for our upcoming schedule including a Programme of Events, What’s On feature (highlighting what is happening in the local area over Half Term week) as well as a Map of our Arts Festival locations!

For more information about this year’s Amersham Festival of Arts, please contact the Town Council office and ask to speak to Zoe Richardson or Tina Coles on 0149 434000 or via email admin@amersham-tc.gov.uk – we look forward to hearing from you!!!

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CLOSING DATE EXTENDED!!

ATC are HIRING! – Vacancy for an Apprentice Groundsperson

 

APPRENTICE

GROUNDSPERSON / GARDENER

37 hours / week

18 Month contract – commencing 13th November 2017

Would ideally suit somebody entering the job market for the first time

Salary £9620.00 per annum plus London Allowance of £579.00 per annum

A hardworking, reliable individual is required to assist the Depot team.

Duties will include sports ground maintenance, gardening, grass cutting, grave preparation, helping to maintain parks, gardens and open spaces.

Full training will be provided to achieve NVQ Level 2 in Horticulture.

 

For further details please contact:

Mark Richardson – Facilities Manager

Amersham Town Council

Flint Barn Court

Church Street

Amersham

Bucks

HP7 0DB

 

Email: MarkR@amersham-tc.gov.uk

 

Closing Date for Applications – 3rd November 2017

Click to download the Apprentice – Job Description

Click to download the ATC Job Application form

ATC Community Grants Application – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

 

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ATC GRANTS COMMITTEE:

- DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS EXTENDED TO 24th NOVEMBER 2017

 

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 Grants Application requests from any of the above for the ATC Grants Committee to consider this year. There are grants available to those that meet certain criteria set out in the ATC Grants Application Guidance Notes which can be found below. We invite grants requests from anywhere between £100 and £1500, although requests outside this band will be considered in exceptional circumstances. So why not get in touch! If you would like more details please call the office on 01494 434000 for more information.

The deadline for grants applications is Friday 24th November 2017

ATC Grant Application form

ATC Grant Application guidelines

ATC Grants Committee policy-for-awarding-grants-to-local-groups-and-organisations

Amersham Heritage Day – Sunday 10th September 2017……… Heritage Bus Timetable

Why not travel to this year’s Amersham Heritage Day in style by hopping on one of the heritage buses which will be running every 12 minutes between Amersham on the Hill (bus stop opposite Tesco Express in Hill Avenue) and Old Amersham this Sunday. This free bus service starts at 11am and you can view the full timetable by clicking the Bus timetable for Heritage 2017

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday!

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Call for Entries! – Amersham in Bloom – Fruit, Flower & Produce Show!

We are pleased to announce that we shall be holding our third Amersham in Bloom Flower, Fruit & Produce Show as part of this year’s Amersham Heritage Day on Sunday 10 September 2017.
This fun show is open for everyone, with classes from runner beans to apples, asters to oak cakes. There are also classes for the under 16’s. The Show will take place under the Market Hall in Old Amersham.
To show your support of Amersham in Bloom we would be delighted if you could enter into this year’s show!
Please click on the link below to view the FF&P Show Schedule which provides all the information you will need to submit an entry……all entries must be lodged by 4.00pm on Friday 8th September 2017.
http://www.amersham-tc.gov.uk/…/Horticultural-Show-Sept-201…

Good Luck!!

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The Town Mayor, Clive Morgan, visited Chestnut Lane School this morning to present to school with a highly commended certificate in the Mark Mattock Challenge Cup. The Mark Mattock Cup is awarded to the best school in Oxfordshire, Berks and Bucks by Thames and Chiltern in Bloom. A wonderful achievement.
Mr Morgan also presented Abhinav Desai with a certificate and prize for winning the tallest sunflower in Amersham Competition which is sponsored by the Rotary in Amersham. Abhinav's sunflower was 333cm in height.
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