Year: 2016

  • 11th July 2016

    Faces of The Village Andy and Linda Tralau (seated) their daughter Lindsay and Lindsay’s partner Trevor. Trevor was looking for some voluntary work in his retirement and offered to maintain St Peter’s Church old graveyard. It has turned into a family affair with Lindsay’s young sons Owen and Reece often helping out as well. Andy, […]

  • 4th July 2016

    Faces of The Village Donna Hamblion Donna was brought up in Langham and married a Boxted boy, John. They met at St Helena Secondary School and used Hundred Lane as a short cut to walk or cycle to see each other. John has been a member of Boxted Cricket Club since he was 14 years […]

  • 27th June 2016

    Faces of The Village Amanda Clowe. Amanda has lived in Boxted Cross for 21 years and she 
loves the peaceful surroundings, the lack of streetlights and having the wonderful unspoilt countryside on her doorstep. Her main passion in life is photography and 
Amanda has taken many of the images which are on the village website […]

  • 20th June 2016

    Faces of the Village L – R: Carola Markham, Kay Wright, Maggie Bland, Jill Graves. The final profit from the Queen’s 90th birthday celebration held at the village school was £952.88. This has been split equally between the Royal British Legion’s poppy appeal and Breast Cancer Care. Thanks go out to everyone who supported the […]

  • 11th June 2016

    Boxted W I June 14th Wildlife Walk round Boxted with Kieran Alexander from Essex Wildlife Trust. http://www.essexwt.org.uk/about-us/about-the-trust Start and finish at Boxted village hall. July 12th Garden Party and BBQ Elmcroft History Group The group will be visiting Felixstowe Museum on Wednesday June 15. http://felixstowemuseum.org The Fisherman’s Mission – a talk by Andy Malcolm. Evergreen […]

  • 4th June 2016

    Mobile Library Tuesdays 7 and 21 June Boxted Playing Field car park 10.55 – 11.30 am Florists preparing for a wedding at Boxted Church last year. Village organisations and individuals will be busy this week preparing for the flower festival next weekend.

  • 30th May 2016

    Evergreen Club A Strawberry Tea will be held to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. Boxted Village Hall at 2.30 pm on Thursday June 2 Red White and Blue Attire suggested Attended Refuse freighter Boxted Playing Field Car Park from 11am – 12 noon on Saturday 4 June For extra domestic collections of large household items. […]

  • 23rd May 2016

    Mobile Library Tuesdays 24 May and 7 June Boxted Playing Field car park 10.55 – 11.30 am Read a review of the book ‘Me Before You’ here: Evergreen Club forthcoming Coach Trips: Non members welcome Woodbridge calling at Notcutts Garden Centre on the way home: Wednesday 25 May £15 coach fare Wroxham with optional boat […]

  • 16th May 2016

    Faces of the Village Lisa Scott very kindly took on looking after the village website when the previous webmaster, Howard Gilbert, moved to Suffolk. Lisa also stepped in recently to rescue the church website and has revamped both. A village calendar has also now been introduced with a view to organisers adding to it or […]

  • 9th May 2016

    Mobile Library Tuesdays 10 and 24 May Boxted Playing Field car park 10.55 – 11.30 am WI AGM and Resolutions with Champagne, Canapés and a Foodie Quiz. Tuesday 10 May. Boxted Village Hall from 7.30 pm Boxted Parish Council Annual Parish Meeting 7 pm, Wednesday May 11, Boxted Village Hall followed by: May Parish Council […]

  • 2nd May 2016

    Boxted British Legion Quiz night Saturday 7 May from 8pm Pictured above: a wooden cross brace in St Peter’s Church Tower Church Services Sunday 8 May 9.30 am Sung Eucharist at St Peter’s Church, Boxted 11 am service at the Boxted Methodist Church led by Alan Beesley Mobile Library Tuesdays 10 and 24 May Boxted […]

  • 25th April 2016

    Boxted based folk / rock outfit Silbury Hill have released a CD of original tracks one of which features the song the duo performed at the WW1 centenary event at St Peters in 2014. The song called ‘This Noble Man’ features the story of Walter Denny, a Boxted resident and relative of Douglas Carter, a […]

  • 18th April 2016

    Faces of The Village Ian Hollands, editor of the St Mary & St Peter (Langham & Boxted) Newsletter. The newsletter was started in April 1996 as a service by the Church to the two villages and Ian has edited it for the last fifteen years. Ian is now giving up his role and everyone hopes […]

  • 11th April 2016

    Faces of The Village Sallie and David Smith. David has lived in the village all his life and Sallie joined him when they married. David grew up with horses at Priory Hall where the family had a licensed riding school and livery yard. It was a natural extension to start selling horse feeds and bedding. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28th March 2016

    Public Footpath 34 which runs from Oldhouse Lane to Langham Lane, Boxted. ECC’s Interactive Public Rights of Way Interactive map can be found here: Mobile Library Tuesdays 29 March and 12 April Boxted Playing Field car park 10.55 – 11.30 am Read a review of the the book, A Spy among Friends here: Upcoming Events […]

  • 21st March 2016

    FRUGAL LUNCHES The last of these is on on Tuesday 22 March at Boxted Village Hall at 12 mid-day (following the weekly Coffee Café). Proceeds to the Colchester Emergency Night Shelter. http://colchesternightshelter.org.uk Evergreen Club Hot Cross Buns, Easter Raffle Easter Bonnets or Baskets. Thursday 24 March. Boxted Village Hall from 2.30 pm. a recipe for […]

  • 14th March 2016

    Faces of The Villages Brian Flack has lived in Langham for almost 25 years with his wife Gill and sons Matt and Tim. They have all been very involved with village life. Brian has always had an interest in art and he studied Art and Art History whilst at college. He then had a long […]

  • 7th March 2016

    FRUGAL LUNCHES Annual Lenten Frugal Lunches on Tuesday 8 March until Tuesday 22 March at Boxted Village Hall at 12 mid-day (following the weekly Coffee Café) until 22 March. Jos Carter (272755) will be very glad to have offers of help in making the soups and other aspects. Proceeds to the Colchester Emergency Night Shelter. […]

  • 29th February 2016

    Mobile Library Tuesdays 1 and 15 March Boxted Playing Field car park 10.55 – 11.30 am Read a review of the book ‘Home’ here         FRUGAL LUNCHES Annual Lenten Frugal Lunches on Tuesday 1 March until Tuesday 22 March at Boxted Village Hall at 12 mid-day (following the weekly Coffee Café) until […]

  • 23rd February 2016

    Faces of the Village Local lads Ryan, Toby and Harry jamming during half term at the playing field. The band, Misprinted Lines, were filming a promotional video which is now on You Tube. A song from the EP will be available to download in the near future. Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2Wy_cBQ5z8 FRUGAL LUNCHES Annual Lenten […]

  • 15th February 2016

    Mobile Library Tuesdays 16 February and 1 March Boxted Playing Field car park 10.55 – 11.30 am Read a review of the book The Road Home FRUGAL LUNCHES The annual Lenten Frugal Lunches will begin on Tuesday 16 February at Boxted Village Hall and will continue each Tuesday at 12 mid-day (following the weekly Coffee Café) until 22 March. Jos Carter (272755) will be very glad to have offers of help in making the soups and other aspects. Proceeds to the Colchester Emergency Night Shelter. http://colchesternightshelter.org.uk

  • 8th February 2016

    Saying Goodbye to Faces of The Village Sarah Carr Sarah and her husband Jules, who have lived in Boxted for thirty years, are moving to Suffolk. Their two sons attended Boxted Primary School and Sarah was a school governor for several years. She also served on the Parish Council.

  • 1st February 2016

    Faces of The Village Cheryl Damen Cheryl and her husband Ton live on one of the smallholdings in Horkesley Road with their young family who attend the local primary school. The family moved to Boxted in 2004 to live the Good Life with their horses, chickens and vegetable patch. Cheryl is a member of Boxted […]

  • 25th January 2016

    Bring and Buy Unwanted Gifts: Evergreens Club, Thursday 28 January 2.30 pm Boxted Village Hall Watch the match on the TV at the British Legion club from 12 noon. All welcome.

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com