Neighbour Alert – Thefts Reported

Not the Neighbourhood Watch, though there may be some residents signed up, but just a notification from your neighbours that there are opportunist thieves operating in the village at the moment. We have received notice that tools were stolen from a van at a premises on Botley Road during the …

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Four Drivers Cause Criminal Damage to Cricket Pitch

Last night four cars badly damaged the club’s outfield.

They were a dark Golf, silver Corsa, white mini and a silver Golf.

It has been reported it to the Police and posted on the Ley Hill facebook page asking for witnesses etc and advising all that if they see anyone driving around the field the Police say to dial 999 and report a crime is in progress – they are causing criminal damage.

Theft (and Damages), Parked Car, Ley Hill ** UPDATED **

If you see a fuschia pink ‘Coach’ handbag around the Ley Hill area please get in touch with us using

From the owner of the bag: “I stupidly left it in my car around 6pm to walk the dog (parked outside the pubs opp the Cricket club) and someone was obviously watching me and smashed the boot window and took it when I was out of sight.”

Former Scout Hut Site, Botley Road

Concerns have been expressed by local residents regarding activity on the site of the former Scout Hut in Botley Road where land was cleared on 13th February.

Chiltern District Council is monitoring the situation and appropriate notices have now been served.

These notices are in addition to the work undertaken by the Planning and Environmental Health Departments. They are liaising with the Forestry Commission, the Health & Safety Executive and the Environment Agency, plus the Police on 101, who are aware of the issue and have a relevant contact number for emergency action if something significant occurs, e.g. heavy machinery, HGVs etc. arrive on site.

So all who should be aware are aware.

If there is an attempt to burn the old trees and brushwood on site, please call the fire brigade on 999. If you have any other concerns, please email Chiltern District at

Latimer & Ley Hill Parish Council

Chiltern Voice Set to Hit the Airwaves in February 2016

Pop-up community radio station for Chiltern to hit the airwaves this winter

Pop-up FM radio station Chiltern District Radio station will hit the airwaves for two weeks only in February.

The station has been licensed by Ofcom and will broadcast on 87.9 FM, as well as on the internet, to Chesham, Amersham, Great Missenden and surrounding areas from February 7, with pre-recorded programmes, before going live during the half-term break from February 14.

Margaret Long MBE

It is with great sadness that I have to inform you of the death of Margaret Long.

She was the parish clerk for many years (I believe 1986-2006), and a member of many other organisations in the village. She died suddenly on September 20th in her garden.

CSI Newsletter – June 2015

Recent Activities

The Community Safety team has been busy over the last couple of months with the following activities

Community Safety Team Springs into Action with Shed Safety Advice

The Chiltern and South Bucks Community Safety Partnership held four tool marking and advice events across the two districts in April. Events took place at South Heath Garden Centre, Wyevale Garden Centre in Beaconsfield, Van Hage in Chenies and Wickes in Chesham.