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Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) in the Chilterns area has just launched a partnership with Street Associations, a project supported by Bucks County Council (BCC) designed to help residents – particularly the elderly and vulnerable – more easily find the support services they need. This brings the promise of improved local support for residents in all roads with a NHW Scheme that participates.

Helen Cavill, the Street Association Project Lead for BCC said:” NHW is a perfect partner. Coordinators already know their members, and particularly those most likely to benefit from advice through the Street Association directory of services. With their personal knowledge of residents, they are ideally placed to provide our simple signposting at a local level”. Coordinators participating are given a directory that helps them point anyone needing help in the right direction.

NHW is delighted with the initial take-up by Coordinators. David Alder, Multi-Scheme Administrator for the Chiltern area was enthusiastic: “The Street Association package is so easy for our Coordinators to take on board. I’m doing so myself for my personal Scheme in Chalfont St. Peter. It will give me, like any other Coordinator, the ability simply to be more helpful to residents, going a bit beyond our usual focus on security. It’s a great concept!”.

If your road does not yet have a NHW Scheme, or it has one where you would like to see the Street Association helpful signposting added to it, contact David Alder at chilternnhw@gmail.com .


Looking for Family info

My father, William Allen Long, and his twin sister Mildred Long were born in Hawridge (Shepherds Cottage) in April, 1912 and lived in that area until they were 10 years old, when the whole family returned to Washington State, USA.  My grandmother, Rose Allen Long, was American and she married William Joiner Long, son of Charles Long, who owned a Boot Factory in Chesham at that time era.
I believe my grandfather was buried in the Chesham Cemetery near the Baptist Church.
I live in Washington State, USA and my dad, William Allen Long, passed away in 1986.  
I was given this photo many years after my dad passed away and there are no names on it. I have no family contacts in UK for Family info.  I was wondering if by any chance, someone in the Chesham area would know anything about the Long family. Or if there are any family members still living there.  
I'd love to visit this area someday.  I'm 70yrs old, so hoping sooner, rather than later.
I realize this is a "Long shot"!  This photo is ancient. 
 
Thank you for any consideration. 
 
Joan Long Burns Email bobjoangto@gmail.com



EU Election Hustings

The meeting will take place on Wednesday May 15th at the Chesham Youth Centre. The doors are open from 6:30 p.m. and the hustings begin at 7:00 p.m. finishing at 9:00 p.m. The following candidates have confirmed that they will participate:

  • Richard Ashworth (Change UK)
  • Judith Bunting ( Liberal Democrats)
  • Adam Buick (Socialist Party of GB)
  • Pierre Kirk (UK EU
  • Alex Phillips (Green)
  • Robert Rowland (Brexit)
  • Neva Sadikoglu-Novaky (Conservative Party)
  • Michael Turberville (Independent)

Andy Holmes from BBC 3 Counties Radio will chair the event
This is a ticket only event and you can get your tickets free using the following link:

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We meet on Friday nights at 7:30pm at the Village Hall in White Lion Road, Amersham Common. Directions.
We have a different medium each week who will connect you to your departed loved ones and demonstrate that your spirit never dies. See the What's On page on our web site for details of upcoming mediums.
At the start of the service, we have a brief spiritual healing and meditation session to help you wind-down from your busy week, ready for the weekend.
There is no specific charge for the service or for healing, but we are happy to receive your free-will donations during the service.
We are a friendly group who have been meeting in Amersham for 30 years and we look forward to giving you a warm welcome when you come to see us.
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