AMERSHAM CLEAN UP DAYS – SAT 30TH & SUN 31ST MARCH 2019

A huge thank you to everyone that took part in the town’s Great British Spring Clean events this weekend.
Beavers from the 2nd Amersham Common Unit commenced proceedings by litter picking King George V Playing Fields on Friday evening before our community litter pick in Amersham on the Hill on Saturday and Old Amersham on Sunday.

Over 120 residents and visitors volunteered during the weekend, with over 50 bags of rubbish collected.
As part of yesterday efforts, we were back in the Misbourne fishing out 6 bags of litter from the river and bank- including two bikes and a shopping trolley.

A special thank to the many Geocachers who kindly gave up their time to help out on both days and to Serco for assisting throughout.
A great community effort!

Cleaning up on Saturday 30th with the Mayor of Amersham, Cllr Caroline Jones, Amersham in Bloom volunteers and Serco.

Amersham in Bloom volunteers collecting bags of rubbish in Amersham Old Town on Sunday 31st.

Donate your used drink bottles. Help us build a bottle greenhouse!

Be part of our efforts to raise awareness of the plastic waste in Amersham, by supporting us to build a greenhouse constructed of used plastic bottles. The greenhouse shall be great example of recycling in action, while also highlighting just how much plastic would otherwise have been sent to landfill.

Bring your used 2 litre bottles (cleaned with all labels removed) to St. Michaels Church, Sycamore Road Saturday 30th March between the time of 09.30-11.30am, or Sunday 31st March to Market Hall, Old Amersham, between the time of 09.30-11.30 hrs.


The frame has already been constructed at Hervines Park and is eagerly awaiting your recycled bottles!

In partnership with Stony Dean School, the greenhouse will be constructed at Hervines Park Depot. The greenhouse will be fully functioning and will look after the town’s plants in the winter months!

44th Annual Town Meeting & Citizen of the Year 2019 –

WINNERS ANNOUNCED!!

Kings Church played host to the 44th Amersham Annual Town Meeting on Monday 18th March 2019.

Amersham Town Mayor, Councillor Caroline Jones, delivered the Annual Report which highlighted the work of the Town Council this year.

After the formalities were completed, it was then time for the Prize Giving for this year’s Citizen of the Year Awards!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to WENDY SWANN for being crowned this year’s CITIZEN OF THE YEAR!! 

We are DELIGHTED to inform you of the 2019 WINNERS:

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR – WENDY SWANN

YOUNG CITIZEN OF THE YEAR – MARK HARRIS

ENVIRONMENTALIST AWARD – STONY DEAN SCHOOL

ENVIRONMENTALIST AWARD – ELANGENI SCHOOL

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR – SERCO

TEAM AWARD – AMERSHAM IN BLOOM VOLUNTEERS

 

CONGRATULATIONS to our worthy winners and thank you for all your endeavours!

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

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ATC Annual Town Meeting – Monday 18th March 2019

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The Annual Town Meeting is taking place on Monday 18th March from 7.30pm at the Kings Chapel in Old Amersham.

Following the meeting, which is a review of the year, the Mayor of Amersham shall be presenting our Citizen of the Year Awards while Affinity Water will outline a proposal for potential improving the River Misbourne.

We very much hope you can join us!

Do you have a question you would like to be addressed by the Town Council? Please forward any questions to the Town Clerks by emailing them at townclerk@amersham-tc.gov.uk. If you prefer, you can also write to us at Amersham Town Council, Flint Barn Court, Church Street, Amersham, Bucks, HP7 0DB.
All questions must be submitted by 12:00pm on Monday 11th March.

Monday, February 11th, 2019

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Summer Band Concerts begin!! May – August 2019

The 2019 ATC Events Programme kicks off in May, with our “Sunday in the Park” Band Concerts!

Come on down the Memorial Gardens from 2.30pm on select Sundays from May till August, for an afternoon of live entertainment, tea, coffee & cake! More details to follow.

We look forward to seeing you there!

COMMUNITY TREE PLANT – SUNDAY 24TH MARCH 2019

We’re pleased to announce that the Town Council through the Amersham in Bloom initiative are holding a community tree plant on Sunday 24th March at Willow Wood (behind Stanley Hill Cemetery). Planting will start at 10.00am and ends at 11.30am.

Access to Willow Wood is through the cemetery or via the footpath beside the cemetery entrance. All are welcome to come along and plant a tree! If you can, bring along a fork & gloves (not essential).

We hope to see lots of you there!!

AMERSHAM CLEAN UP DAYS – SAT 30TH & SUN 31ST MARCH 2019

Come along & take part in Amersham’s Clean Up Days 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 clean up the litter that blights our towns, villages, countryside and coastline. Clean Up Days will be taking place on the following dates:

  • Saturday 30th March, 9.30-11.30am at St. Michael’s Church, Sycamore Road
  • Sunday 31st March, 9.30-11.30am at the Market Hall, Old Amersham

Join our community event and help improve the environment of our wonderful town. We shall be handing out bags and litter pickers from our stalls at the locations mentioned above!

We hope to see many of you wonderful volunteers there!

WOULD YOU LIKE TO RECOGNISE A LOCAL HERO? ATC ARE CALLING FOR NOMINATIONS FOR CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2019

Has someone you know gone above and beyond for the community? Have they done something AMAZING & you feel they should be recognized for their achievement? Then why not nominate your local hero for this year’s Amersham Citizen of the Year Awards.

Town Mayor, Cllr. Caroline Jones, would like to invite you to nominate the unsung heroes in the community for a Council Citizen of the Year Award, which recognizes the people who do so much for our community. Nominations are sought in five categories this year – Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, Team of the Year, Environmentalist Award and the Young Citizen of the Year.

We are also seeking nominations for The Martin Phillips Award for Community Engagement. Grants of up to £250 are available to charities, community groups and not-for-profit organisations in recognition of their work in the community. The Martin Phillips Award for Community Engagement was established in 2017 in memory of Councillor Martin Phillips who championed community work in Amersham. For further information on this award please visit our website or contact the Town Council Office.

To cast your nomination – download the Citizen of the Year Nomination-Form-2019, contact the Town Council office on 01494 434000 or email PaulR@amersham-tc.gov.uk

The closing date for nominations is Friday 22nd February 2019 with the presentations taking place at the Annual Town Meeting on Monday 18th March 2019. The event will start at 7.30pm at the Kings Chapel, 30 High Street, Amersham HP7 0JD.

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

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We are pleased to announce that the Town Council are once again offering a Christmas tree recycling service this year.

Feel free to drop off your used real trees our Hervines Road Depot, where they will be shredded and used around the town. There will be a designated area, upon arrival, for any unwanted trees, with the service running from Tuesday 1st January until Tuesday 15th January.

If you should need to contact the Depot office, please call 01494 725650 (please note the Depot office is not always manned due to staff working out and about in the Community).

Friday, December 21st, 2018

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The Town Mayor joined fellow Town Councillors in wishing the Town Council Depot Staff a Merry Christmas, while thanking them for their efforts over the past year. The team at the depot have once again proved invaluable, ensuring that Amersham continues to look at its very best.

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With the wonderful assistance of pupils from Elangeni School, Woodside Junior School and St Mary's CofE Primary School we have over the past week planted three of the four raised signature flowerbeds around town. Huge congratulations to Shamika Botenne, Patience Williams - Holmes and Esme O'Driscoll who with a few of their peers, helped to plant out their winning designs.
In total 356 entries were received from all junior/primary schools within Amersham
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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. ...

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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. ...

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WOW.. so much has been achieved over the past two days with the summer bedding display in the Memorial Gardens all complete.
This year we have planted a mixture of green coleus in the central beds, red coleus in the two beds around the pond and mixed geraniums in the D bed. What a transformation and what a display it is going to be! We even managed to replant the deck of HMS Dreadnought. Our sincere thanks to all involved.
More on the 2019 centrepiece tomorrow or Monday!!
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