Mail order books and maps
All enquiries to the Society Office. The Books by Mail Order service, based at the Society Office, can supply a variety of walking books and the Society’s own Footpath Maps. All items are also shown – and are available to buy – in this website. Chiltern magazine includes our Footpath Maps list and new book reviews.
All enquiries to the Society Office. The Society shop regularly appears at shows and shopping areas across the Chilterns, selling books, maps and cards, and recruiting new members.
Chiltern, the Chiltern Society’s quarterly members’ magazine, keeps everyone in touch with information about the Society and Chiltern matters. To read this magazine is to be informed and interested. Don’t miss a word! Electronic newsletters, books and leaflets are also published.
Trustees are elected as representatives of the whole membership. Specific roles allocated to Trustees are shown in bold.
Farming Liaison Group
Chilterns-wide representative study group
Photo Website Editor
Rivers & Wetlands Conservation Group (RWCG)
Group Contact: Vacant
South Chilterns (Hamble, Wye & Misbourne)
Group Contact: Roger Lerry
Central Chilterns (Chess, Bulbourne, Gade)
Group Contact: Ken Austin
North Chilterns (Lee & Mimram)Group Contact: Vacant
Considers applications for development and responds to these where appropriate. It also considers governmental and local authority consultation papers and plans likely to affect the Chilterns’ environment in any way. This work is done by members acting as Planning Field Officers (PFOs), by the Planning Coordinator’s team meetings, and by members with expertise in a variety of relevant fields acting as Advisers.
Please phone the Society Office on 01494 771250 for other contact information.
Occasionally, the Planning Group has vacancies for PFOs as indicated by the word ‘Vacant’ below. If you are willing to help in monitoring planning applications and influencing local planning policies where a vacancy exists, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator.
Buckinghamshire Council – Chiltern Area
Buckinghamshire Council – South Bucks Area
Herts Dacorum (see also N. Herts)
Herts – Three Rivers
Initial contact Peter Willis-Fleming
PFO Swyncombe & adjacent
Benson, Binfield Heath, Bix & Assendon, Brightwell Baldwin, Britwell Salome, Ewelme, Eye & Dunsden, Highmoor, Mapledurham, Rotherfield Greys, Rotherfield Peppard, Shiplake, Sonning Common, Swyncombe
Buckinghamshire Council – Wycombe Area
Buckinghamshire Council – Aylesbury Vale Area
Central Bedfordshire and Luton
The Rights of Way Group does all it can to secure improvements to the path network in the Chilterns, to prevent or mitigate changes which would harm it, and to provide opportunities for its enjoyment.
Occasionally, the ROWG has vacancies for Area Secretaries as indicated by the word ‘Vacant’ below. If you are willing to help in monitoring rights of way and as a consequence help us maintain them, where a vacancy exists, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Tracey Read on 01494 771250 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Area Secretaries, who form the bulk of the Rights of Way Group Committee, monitor paths on a regular basis with the help of a large number of Path Representatives and review all proposed orders for changes to the path network. The Group runs walks and cycling programmes and creates the Society’s Footpath Maps.
Central Beds 9b
Eaton Bray, Kensworth, Studham, Totternhoe, Whipsnade
Aylesbury Vale 1b
Aston Clinton, Buckland, Drayton Beauchamp, Edlesborough, Halton, Ivinghoe, Marsworth, Pitstone, Wendover, Weston Turville
Flamstead, Great Gaddesden, Little Gaddesden, Markyate, Nettleden with Potten End
North Herts 10
Hexton, Hitchin, Ickleford, Ippollitts, King’s Walden, Langley, Lilley, Offley, Pirton, Preston, St Paul’s Walden
South Oxon 7
Aston Rowant, Benson, Bix and Assendon, Brightwell Baldwin, Britwell, Chinnor Crowell, Cuxham with Easington, Ewelme, Lewknor, Nettlebed, Pishill with Stonor, Pyrton, Shirburn, Swyncombe, Watlington
Chiltern Way Officers
Path Maintenance Volunteers (PMVs)
Geological and landscape
Dr Haydon Bailey
All enquiries to the Society office
Health & safety
Head of Conservation & Development
Liaison – Historic England
All enquiries to the Society office