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

Impress the Chess Creates New Homes for Birds

Bird box volunteers and sponsors

Chesham bird lovers participated in National Bird Box Week with help from Impress the Chess and the Chiltern Society.

Published: 20 February 2017

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Chesham in Bloom Goes National

Chesham in Bloom at work

Chesham has been selected to represent Thames & Chilterns in Britain in Bloom for the first time.

Published: 14 February 2017

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Chesham Celebrates Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade Team by Chris Short

Chesham4Fairtrade is hosting a giveaway and a big breakfast to put Fairtrade in Your Break.

Published: 14 February 2017

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Changes to Pothole and Streetlight Reporting

The County Council is encouraging residents to use its online reporting system for potholes and streetlight problems.

Published: 3 February 2017

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Chesham in Bloom for 2017

Wright's Meadow Working Party

The team of green-fingered volunteers is already hard at work for this year's competition.

Published: 31 January 2017

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Awards Now Open for Chesham's Heroes!

Help us to discover Chesham’s community heroes by making a nomination for our Mayoral Awards.

Published: 4 January 2017

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Neighbourhood Police Update for December

Get the latest policing news for Chesham.

Published: 6 December 2016

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Have You Seen A Mink?

Impress the Chess is asking people to be on the lookout for signs of mink in the area as they threaten our resident water voles.

Published: 28 November 2016

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Funding Success to Improve Codmore Pavilion

Chesham Town Council in partnership with the Botley Road Playing Fields Association is celebrating a successful bid to the Big Lottery Fund for £10,000.

Published: 23 November 2016

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Have Your Say On Plans for Chesham

Take part in the consultation on the Preferred Green Belt Options for the Local Plan.

Published: 3 November 2016

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Putting Your Pet Into Boarding? 

Make sure that your pet holidays in premises that comply with animal welfare regulations.

Published: 19 October 2016

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London Underground Ticket Office Closures

Chesham & District Transport Users' Group are encouraging people to respond to a survey on ticket office closures.

Published: 12 October 2016

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Golden Days for Chesham in Bloom

Chesham in Bloom Award Winners

Chesham has once again scooped a prestigious Gold Award in the Royal Horticultural Society Thames & Chilterns in Bloom competition.

Published: 15 September 2016

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Donations 2016

Need money for your charitable Chesham organisation- APPLY NOW!

Published : 12 August 2016

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Key Council Projects

We have published our Annual Plan, which looks at our performance over the last year and our top projects for this year.

Published: 1 August 2016

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Outdoor Pool Re-opens 23rd July

New lining in place

With a new pool liner installed, the open air pool is back in business!

Published: 22nd July 2016

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Can You Help Us Market Our Leisure Businesses?


Marketing agents/companies are invited to submit proposals for work to increase awareness of Chesham Town Council’s main leisure ‘businesses’ and support the facilities, through marketing communications initiatives.

Published: 13 July 2016

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Updates on the Car Parking Review

We are working with Transport for Bucks on changes to parking in the town centre.

Published: 1 July 2016

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Outdoor Pool Closure

Due to emergency repairs the pool will be closed until mid-July.

Published: 30 June 2016

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Town Council Accounts for the Year Ended 31st March 2016

The public can view the Council's accounts between the 1st July and 12th August 2016.

Published: 29 June 2016

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Battle of the Somme and Chesham Soldiers

A new exhibition is being held on the 9th July in Chesham Cemetery.

Published: 21 June 2016

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Spring Garden Competition Winners

The winning garden for 2016

Chesham in Bloom have announced the winners of their Spring Garden Competition.

Published: 16 June 2016

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My Local Market Meal Competition

Pizza made with ingredients from the Local Produce Market

Chesham Local Produce Market is celebrating 6 years of trading with a fun competition for cooks.

Published: 16 June 2016

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June Policing Newsletter

You can download the latest newsletter from the Chesham Neighbourhood Policing Team. 

Published: 15 June 2016

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Front Garden Competition Open

2015 winning Front Garden

The 2016 Chesham in Bloom Front Garden competition is now open for entries.

Published: 6 June 2016

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Home to School Transport Consultation

The County Council are looking for communities', schools' and parents' views on proposed changes to Home to School Transport in Buckinghamshire.

Published: 7 June 2016

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Midnight Swim at the Open Air Pool

Open Air Pool

The annual magical, midnight swim takes place on Saturday 25th June this year.

Published: 24 May 2016

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Half-Term Fun at Chesham Moor

There's plenty of fun to be had with inflatable sessions and special offers to keep the kids entertained.

Published: 23 May 2016

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EU Referendum Voting Guide

The Electoral Commission has published a booklet explaining how to take part in the referendum on 23rd June.

Published: 19 May 2016

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Honey Bee Swarms - What To Do

If a swarm of honey bees arrives in your garden, don't panic! Local beekeepers are on hand to help.

Published: 18 May 2016

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Phil Folly - Honorary Freeman of Chesham

Phil was unanimously voted to become Chesham's second Honorary Freeman thanks to his committed, varied and long-term volunteering in Chesham.

Published: 13 May 2016

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The Elgiva Celebrates Her Majesty's Birthday

90 Glorious Years poster

There will be two special shows at The Elgiva in June in honour of the Queen's birthday.

Published: 11th May 2016

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Scam Phone Calls Target Chesham Residents

Fraudsters claiming to represent Chesham Town Council are calling residents.

Published: 6 May 2016

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War Memorial Vandalism

The Town War Memorial

The whole community of Chesham has been saddened by vandalism to the town War Memorial. 

Published: 3 May 2016

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Back to Balmy at the Pool

The open air pool is back up to its summer temperatures thanks to a fixed boiler.

Published: 28 April 2016

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Get Your Dog Microchipped by April 6th

Your dog must be microchipped with your most up to date details by the 6th April 2016. 

Published: 18 March 2016

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Response to the Local Plan

After consulting with residents, we have submitted our consultation response to the Local Plan. 

Published: 15 March 2016

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Verge Cutting in Chesham

Chesham Verge

From April, we are taking on cutting many of the roadside verges in Chesham.

Published: 11 March 2016

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