Sunday 18 April 2021

Village Update

o Village Party Notice - July 24th

o April Parish Council Meeting - Monday 19th April

o Potential Air Pollution in Chearsley

Village Party Saturday July 24th 

April Parish Council Meeting

The April Parish Council meeting will be held virtually at 7.30pm Monday 18th April and can be watched live or via recording afterwards on the following link:

Air Pollution in Chearsley

The Parish Council has recently received a complaint from a resident on the Western side of the village about being affected both inside and outside their home by “smoke fumes, chemical smells from weed killer, fertilisers or pesticides, and at times, eye-wateringly strong ammonia fumes”.

To help the PC investigate this issue, it would be helpful to know how widespread the problem is.  We would therefore be very grateful if as many residents as possible could advise the PC at please:

1.    Have you experienced similar problems?

If yes:

2.    In which area of the village?

3.    Inside or outside your home?

4.    When did you first notice this problem?

5.    How frequently does the problem occur (e.g. daily, weekly, monthly, etc)?  

6.    Can you provide any information on timings, e.g. times of the year, days of the week, times of day, duration?

This issue may ultimately require investigation by Buckinghamshire Council Public Health. Information gathered in response to this note will be very helpful in any such investigation.

Many thanks for your assistance and cooperation.

Friday 9 April 2021

HRH Prince Philip

Following the sad announcement of the death of HRH Prince Philip, the tenor bell at St Nicholas Chearsley will be tolled 99 blows, to mark the 99 years of his life, at 6pm this evening April 9th. 

The village hall flag is at half mast and the Reverend Richard Phillips has just recorded a prayer for Prince Philip, and for the Queen. It’s on the Church YouTube channel link below.

Wednesday 7 April 2021

Chearsley Bus Shelter


Since the outbreak of the pandemic last year, our bus shelter has provided a valuable additional amenity for our community.


Initially, it was used by St Nicholas Church to collect food donations for delivery to local Food Banks but for some weeks now donations have been collected in the porch at the church.


People have also very kindly made donations of books and other items, such as children’s toys, by placing them in the shelter.


As we make a gradual return to normal life, which will include both more frequent arrival of buses and the possibility of taking donations directly to charity shops or other outlets, the Parish Council recommend that the bus shelter should now be returned to its original purpose.


We will therefore take all the remaining items to either charity shops or alternative outlets during the week commencing 12th April, when ‘non-essential’ retail is scheduled to re-open.


We would ask our community not to place any further items in the bus shelter with immediate effect.


We are also pleased to announce that Councillor, Julia Witcher, has kindly agreed to investigate possibilities for the setting up of a properly managed village library or book exchange in the future. If you have any thoughts on how this could be organised, please get in touch with her at 

Sunday 4 April 2021

Easter Story Trail

All this week in our Churchyard, we have an Easter Story Trail for young and old alike.  Do pop along sometime and immerse yourself in the Easter Story, from Palm Sunday to the resurrection BBQ.  Bring little ones and let them scan the QR codes and watch short video clips including a cock crowing, or take your time to explain the story to them.  Why not pop along on your own, and spend quality time at just one station per day, reflecting on Jesus’ journey through passion week and what impact it might have on your life.