Bringing you the latest news stories and press releases from Chesham Town Council.

Waste Collection Update

Recycling collections will restart this week, whilst food waste collections are now suspended. 

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Published: 1 April 2020

Our FoodBank Urgently Needs

Due to an upsurge in demand, our FoodBank has run out of a number of items and is in need of donations.

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Published: 27 March 2020

Chesham Help for Coronavirus

If you need help, or can offer help locally please get in touch with the voluntary group Chesham Help for Coronavirus.

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Published: 25 March 2020

COVID-19 - Coronavirus

Chesham Town Council will be monitoring the situation and following the advice issued by the Government.

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Spring Garden Competition

Enter Chesham in Blooms 2020 Spring Garden Competiton with the chance to win a garden voucher for £30, £20 or £10 - entries must be in by 22nd May.

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Council Supports Local Electricity Bill

The town council is supporting a campaign for more local, clean energy generation to benefit local communities.

Published: 13 November 2019

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Dealing With Drought

River conservation partnership, Impress the Chess, has responded to the Environment Agency's consultation on its guidelines for how water companies should plan for droughts.

Published: 17 October 2019

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How Can We Reduce Our Water Use

Dry river bed

River conservation partnership, Impress the Chess, has responded to DEFRA's consultation on reducing personal water use to help the environment.

Published: 10 October 2019

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Bloom Prizes For Residents


Awards were given out to residents, businesses and schools to celebrate their contribution to greening up the town during the Chesham in Bloom AGM.

Published: 30 September 2019

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Triple Success for Chesham in Bloom 

Chesham in Bloom volunteers planting bulbs

Chesham in Bloom were thrilled to scoop three awards at the Thames & Chilterns in Bloom Regional Awards ceremony.

Published: 30 September 2019

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New Community Defibrillator Unveiled

The new Town Hall defibrillator was unveiled by the Mayor and the Lions. 

Published: 19 September 2019

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Climate Emergency Declared

The Council declared a climate emergency at its meeting on the 9th September. 

Published: 12 September 2019

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Chiltern Hills 3G Public Funding Appeal

Help build the first public access all-weather pitch in Chiltern District - right here in Chesham.

Published: 11 September 2019

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Local Plan Consultation Response

The town council has raised a large number of concerns about the Chiltern District Council Local Plan.

Published: 27 August 2019

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Planning for 2019-20

We have published our annual performance plan, detailing our performance over the last year and plans for 2019-20.

Published: 25 June 2019

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2018-19 Accounts

The Annual Governance and Accountability Return for 2018-19 have been published. 

Published: 20 June 2019

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ChessWatch: A Water Observatory for the River Chess

Swans swimming along the river

A new project is underway to gather data on the chemistry of the Chess and broaden public understanding about the threats to water quality.

Published: 30 May 2019

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New Freewomen and Freeman of Chesham

Four deserving nominees have been admitted to the Honorary Freewoman and Freeman Scheme, in recognition of their exceptional service to Chesham. 

Published: 14 May 2019

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Mayoral Awards Winners 2019

Our recent Annual Town Meeting was a celebratory affair, as Mayor Cllr Jane MacBean gave out the 2019 Mayoral Awards.

Published: 14 May 2019

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Cemetery Searcher Goes Live

Cemetery Chapel

We are delighted to launch the innovative ‘Cemetery Searcher’ service, in partnership with Pear Technology.

Published: 23 January 2019

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Proposed Changes to Parking in Chesham - Phase 2 

An update on alternative parking proposals for some roads in Chesham.

Published: 19 January 2019

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New Year, New Look for Canon's Wood

The eroded river bank at Canon's Wood

Volunteer working parties are taking place in January to improve the riverside walk for wildlife, people and dogs!

Published: 14 January 2019

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New Youth Council for Chesham

Young people aged 10 to 17 have formed the first Youth Council in town for more than 5 years. 

Published: 15 October 2018

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