Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN under Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act, 1972 that a casual vacancy exists in the office of a councillor for Chesham Bois Parish Council.

A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held if within 14 days** from the date below ten electors for the parish  give notice in writing to the Returning Officer calling for an election to be held to fill the vacancy.

The address of the Returning Officer is:  The Returning Officer, Chiltern District Council, King George V House, King George V Road, Amersham  HP6 5AW

If no such notice is given, the Town/Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option, in which case any elector in the Parish interested in the vacancy should notify the Parish Clerk, at the address shown below, of their willingness to be considered.

 

Dated             12th April 2017             Signed:   Samantha Payne  (Parish Clerk)

Chesham Bois Parish Council, Council Office, Glebe Way, Chesham Bois HP6 5ND

**   in computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday, or a day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning shall be disregarded.

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

EvHoney Bee Swarmery year the Mid Bucks beekeepers, in conjunction with the BBKA, collect honeybee swarms. From 1st April they will be running a dedicated swarm line during the summer months: 0777 0370132.  On average over 100 swarms are collected locally per year. For more information click here.

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Visitors to Bricky Pond will have noticed the large clumps of frog spawn and young frogs enjoying the pond. There are, also, two pairs of ducks nesting in the pond’s perimeter. Recent maintenance of the pond has cleaned up the water and removed the algae, allowing wildlife to flourish. We hope visitors to the pond will take care around the frogs and nesting ducks.

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Work has begun on the new footpath that connects North Road to the junction of South Road and the Amersham Road, via the cricket field. The footpath is used daily by schoolchildren and residents walking to Amersham and back. The woodland trail is often a muddy quagmire for much of the year, so the path will be laid with crushed stone to ensure the path is usable all year round. It will be blended to compliment the woodland environment. Hopefully, improved footpath access will have the added benefit of reducing car journeys into town.

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