News


Committee vacancies

Your new committee was elected at the AGM on Wednesday, 31st October and the members are as follows: Dorothy Symes – Chair; Edward Copisarow – Vice Chair; Geraldine Marshall-Andrew – Hon. Secretary; David Atkinson – Hon Treasurer; Peter Borrows – Membership Secretary. We have all been members of the committee for […]


HS2 update: 17 November 2017

We have received the following update from the Buckinghamshire County Council HS2 team.: (Note: previous Updates can be found on the Campaigns part of this web site at http://www.amershamsociety.org/category/hs2/http://www.amershamsociety.org/category/hs2/). New £5m fund to create and restore woodlands The first £1 million of the HS2 Woodland Fund is being managed by […]


What’s happened to the River Misbourne?

Many members will have noticed, unlike the photograph, the very low water level in the River Misbourne in recent weeks, and the fact that it has completely dried up in the area around Tesco. The Chiltern Chalk Streams Project Officer of the Chilterns Conservation Board has provided us with the […]


The Charter Fair 2017

  The Charter Fair dates back to 1200, when King John, rtrying to raise money to support his wars in France sold the right to hold a weekly market and annual fair to the Lord of the Manor. The 2017 fair makes a wonderful contrast with the display in the […]


Music in the Memorial Gardens

On the 9th July Amersham welcomed visitors from its twin town of Bensheim with a well-attended concert in the Memorial Gardens.     Volunteers and staff involved in Amersham’s Heritage in Bloom were acclaimed.