4th April 2016

Charlotte, a variety of salad potatoes destined for the supermarkets in July, being planted on Boxted Heathland soil last week.

Evergreen Club

Sayings with Peter Banham

Thursday 7 April from 2.30 pm. Boxted Village Hall

Upcoming Events at Boxted British Legion

Grand National Saturday 9 April the clubhouse will be open from 12.00 to watch the race and enjoy a sweepstake. The Joshua boxing match will be on the big screen in the evening.

Beer Festival Saturday 30 April – Monday 2 May

Quiz night Saturday 7 May from 8pm


This will be at Boxted Playing Field Car Park
From 11am – 12 noon on Saturday 9 April.
For extra domestic collections of large household items.
no fridges or freezers;
please bring green garden waste separately to be composted;
this service is provided for small loads and from domestic properties, so you can use this service to dispose of bulky items not normally collected with household waste;
no commercial refuse or hazardous waste such as asbestos, batteries, liquids, gas bottles;
no large loads please;
no electrical goods;
no items which can be recycled through kerbside collections.

Church Services

Sunday 10 April

9.30 am Sung Eucharist at St Mary’s Church, Langham.

11 am Service at the Methodist Church led by Ann Worker

Change of bus operator

Mobile Library

Tuesdays 12 and 26 April

Boxted Playing Field car park 10.55 – 11.30 am

Boxted Parish Council

Meeting Wednesday 13 April, Boxted Village Hall from 7 pm.

John Winthrop – Governor of the The Massachusetts Bay Colony, America.
His birth is registered in Groton Suffolk.

History Group
AGM Meeting in Boxted village hall 7.30 for 8 pm.
Wednesday 20 April

Followed by an illustrated talk by Nick Sign about John Winthrop of Groton

Neighbourhood Watch

Someone was prowling around a couple of the smallholding’s on Boxted Straight Road on the night of Sunday 3 April. Unlocked sheds had been entered and doors left open etc.