Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

The next village fete will take place on Saturday 13th June 2020. If you are interested in taking a stall please email the Parish Council office on clerk@cheshamboispc.org.uk or phone 01494 432585

The new Buckinghamshire Council will replace Aylesbury Vale District Council, Buckinghamshire County Council, Chiltern District Council, South Bucks District Council and Wycombe District Council) on 1 April 2020.  It will be responsible for providing all services for the residents of Buckinghamshire.    This includes waste and recycling collections, roads and transport, education and learning, health and social care, planning where new housing goes or making use of our many parks, libraries and leisure centres.

Residents, local organisations and businesses are being asked their views on what the new council should focus on and the proposed budget for 2020. The consultation will run until 25 November 2019.  The Survey which takes 10 minutes to complete is available at  https://shadow.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/consultations/budget2020/

Chesham Bois Burial Ground has scooped a prize at the National Cemetery of the Year Awards.

The Memorial Awareness Board (MAB) has been promoting and organising the Cemetery of the Year Awards for nearly 20 years. Chesham Bois Burial Ground won the 2019 Silver prize in the Parish, Town and Community Council Cemetery category of the National Competition and received the award at the ‘Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management Learning Convention and Exhibition’ earlier this month.

Philip Potts of the Memorial Awareness Board said; ‘The awards are an excellent opportunity to reward hard-working staff and demonstrate the central role cemeteries and church yards can play in the community. They provide places of peaceful contemplation and beauty, as well as their historical, social and ecological importance.

Parish Clerk Sam Payne, & Sexton Katie Flory accepting the award

 ‘The team at Chesham Bois Burial Ground performed exceptionally throughout the extensive judging period which is focused on Industry Standards, Good Practice and Freedom of Choice.

throughout the extensive judging period which is focused on Industry Standards, Good Practice and Freedom of Choice.

Cathy Woolveridge, Chairman of Chesham Bois Parish Council said: “This award is such a wonderful pat on the back for our team, it acknowledges that we really go above and beyond to try and provide a reliable, friendly and quality service. The Councillors and Staff who have been working so hard, are thrilled’.

The Cemetery of the Year Award has been supported and endorsed by leading industry Associations –

  • Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM)
  • The Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities (FBCA)
  • The Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC)
  • British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons (BRAMM)
  • National Association of Memorial Masons (NAMM)

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Join us at the War Memorial at 10am on Saturday 12 October to take part in the Chesham Bois Common Clean Up 

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Forest works have begun in Tenterden Spinney off Bois Lane. This is the first phase of our strategic Woodland Management plan for the Parish. We will be replanting trees in the Spinney to replace those we’ve felled. Overall, our plan aims to produce a more diverse and resilient woodland for the future with a better age and species mix. For further information click https://www.cheshamboispc.org.uk/services/commons-woodland/

Friday, September 13th, 2019

The external audit of the 2018/19 accounts has now been completed by PKF Littlejohn LLP.  You can view all the relevant documents on the Council Finance page of our website or by clicking here. 
A copy of the Notice of Completion can be downloaded here.