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  • Empty shop
    Article: Apr 22, 2021

    A survey of Amersham residents that ended this week shows there is considerable concern about how the town centre will recover as the country eases out of lockdown. It is probably the most responded to local survey outside of the Census, showing people are concerned about the lack of planning to revitalise the town.

  • HS2 works small
    Article: Apr 21, 2021
    By Paul Harding, Unitary Candidate for Chiltern Ridges and Asheridge Vale Candidate for Chesham Town Council

    HS2 sometimes seems like an unstoppable juggernaut powering through our valleys and our communities. Controversy has followed the project since it was conceived, and even before it first broke ground, the initial justifications had shifted and were dissolving.

    If those calculations were already in doubt back then, how much more so now? Part of the justification for HS2 was to do with Heathrow. HS2, it was argued, would negate the need for a third runway and all the extra air traffic that a third runway would imply. In addition, HS2 connecting to central London in Euston would mean that high-speed rail would run from Manchester to Paris (and beyond). Much of the revenues from HS2 passengers were projected to be from premium fare business travellers, travelling for face-to-face meetings. The project would be well regulated, ensuring that the environment would be respected through oversight from the Environment Agency (EA) and Natural England, as promised to Parliament through HS2's Environmental Statement. Risks and pressures on aquifers, local communities, and animal habitats would be dealt with responsibly under the law. Budgets would be controlled.

  • Page: Apr 12, 2021


    Vote Liberal Democrat on 6 May and you'll get a local champion who will get things done in your community. You'll get a cleaner, greener neighbourhood where recovery comes first and local people are listened to.

  • Polling station
    Page: Apr 11, 2021

    May 6th - Local elections, event of the decade

    On May 6th Buckinghamshire will see its biggest ever round of local elections. This is the most important local election in a generation being the first unitary election. The Liberal Democrats have one mission to make Britain a fairer, greener, more caring country.

  • Prince Philip
    Article: Apr 10, 2021
    Chesham & Amersham Liberal Democrats offer their heartfelt condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and all members of the royal family on the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.
    Prince Philip dedicated himself to the people of the UK, the Commonwealth, and to his family. He had a distinguished career in the Royal Navy and was a champion of many community service initiatives. He will always be remembered for his absolute commitment and devotion to the Queen as her loyal husband and consort.