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.

New Information on Meadhams Farm Proposals Issued by Michelmersh

In response to local concerns about the volume of HGV traffic which will be passing through the village, Michelmersh have issued a document to illustrate the likely outcome.

Irrespective of which wastes will be used to restore the site, the planning permission limits the filling rate to 5,000 m3 of waste per month. However, different waste types are carried in different sized loads. It is typical for inert wastes from construction and demolition sites to arrive in 20 tonne loads as the waste is relatively dense.

Rogue Gardening Company to Avoid

Hertfordshire Trading Standards warns of a rogue gardening company which has been dropping cards through doors over the last few weeks and then carrying out terrible work.

The company is called Green Thumb Gardening Services of Mark Road, Hemel Hempstead, using a 01442 telephone number. The address in Mark Road is a false one and payment has all been made in cash.

They should NOT to be confused with GREEN THUMB LAWN SERVICES which is a reputable Nationwide company.

Turning on the Waterworks

It’s great to see the water companies responding quickly to a leak, but it looks like it may be a good day to avoid Jasons Hill if you’re on the school run today. Hopefully it won’t be too much of an issue, as the lights seemed to be on manual …

A Little World Cup Spirit…

Those lovely people at Cocktailmaker in Ley Hill have sent us another recipe, this time to bring a taste of Brazilian sunshine to the Buckinghamshire countryside. “As Chesham gets ready to celebrate its own carnival this weekend, Brazil limbers up to play host and party for the 2014 World Cup. …


If you haven’t visited our community’s Burial Ground by St George’s at Tylers Hill lately, Spring is a special time. It’s even more beautiful at the moment thanks to a cheerful band of volunteers from the Chiltern Society, a local environmental charity. Ten of them recently came to do the …

How Safe is Your Car?

It still seems a long way off, but the recent rains should have reminded us that road conditions are set to deteriorate over the coming weeks and months and it is time to look again at road safety. Tragically, a child lost their life in a collision at the bottom …

Update on Proposals for Local Traveller Sites

Ashley Green and District Community Association TRAVELLERS UPDATE September 5th – 2013 Since the news about the possibility of a Travellers close to Ashley Green site came into the open, many people have offered useful information and suggestions. Thanks to everyone who has responded, and especially to our “Vigilant Villager” …