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Local Events
Repair Cafe
The Amersham Repair Cafe will be open in the New Year on Saturday 6th January from 10am until 1pm. Volunteers will fix your stuff for free at St Michael's and All Angels Church on Sycamore Road, Amersham HP6 5DR. No appointment is required but you may have to wait to see a repairer. A Pop Up refills shop will also be available and there are free refreshments too.
Buckinghamshire Council Community Boards
Do you have a great idea for a community initiative that will benefit local people but just needs the funds to get it off the ground? Or do you want to expand or develop your community project? Buckinghamshire Council Community Boards want to hear from you! Find out more at Buckinghamshire dot gov dot uk and search for Community Boards.
Chesham Community Fridge
The Chesham Community Fridge is open to everyone sharing good food that would otherwise go to waste. They are open on Wednesdays and Saturdays 10am to noon on Chesham Broadway next to the Baptist Church. There is no charge for using the fridge, just bring along a clean bag-for-life and it will be exchanged for one full of fresh food. The fridge is operated by Kings Church in Chesham in conjuction with the Hubbub Foundation. To find out more e-mail cheshamcommunityfridge@gmail.com
Chilterns Dial-A-Ride
Do you need help to get out and about or have a problem with transport? If so the Chilterns Dial-A-Ride may be able to help. This offers a Door-To-Door round trip service to take you to such places as medical appointments, shopping, Day Centres and Social Trips. They can also offer group bookings with all vehicles offering easy access and driven by caring, fully trained drivers. To find out more call 01494 766123 or e-mail admin@chiltern-dial-a-ride.net
Chilterns Green Gym
Conservation volunteers are needed at Chilterns Green Gym. Do you enjoy the great outdoors, like meeting new people and want to improve local green spaces then this could be for you. Maybe you would like to improve your physical health and mental wellbeing too. To find out more about becoming a volunteer contact Louisa by e-mail at: louisa.carlisle@tcv.org.uk. There is also more information on the web site at gg-chilterns@tcv.org.uk
Grow and Give Scheme
The Grow to Give scheme was first launched in June 2020 and is a community food initiative that has developed and expanded over the last three years. It works by encouraging people to grow more food in their garden or allotment and donate the surplus to community foodbanks and fridges. Collection sites are set up at allotments making it quick and easy for local residents to donate. If you would like to get involved with your local Grow and Give scheme contact Justine Hamer on 07810 155450 or e-mail at: growtogive@icloud.com