24th April 2017

Mobile Library

Tuesdays 25 April and 9 May

Boxted Playing Field car park 10.55 – 11.30 am
Read a review of the biography ‘Ironside’ written by his son, Lord Edmund Ironside, who lived in Boxted until recently:

Langham Monthly Community Café

Friday 28 April, 10.30 am to 12 noon, in the Langham Community Centre, hosted by Langham Pre-School, with the usual book sale and 100 Club draw.

Please join us for a fun evening of Hymn singing




6.30pm – 9.30pm

Local Beers on tap
Wine and Soft Drinks

Barbecue, sausages and burgers

Adults £6.00 includes first drink
No charge for children

All money raised is for Youth Work
In Langham and Boxted

Boxted Airfield Historical Group

Open Day: At the Museum, Langham Lane, Langham, Sunday 30 April, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm; admission by donation £3. AGM takes place on 18 April. Contact 07503 952354.

Evergreen Club

Members will be enjoying a cream tea at Flllpots Cafe on Thursday 4 May from 2.30 pm.

Dying Matters National Awareness Week 8 – 14 May 2017

As part of this awareness week, representatives from the Hunnaball Family Funeral Group will be at the Boxted Village Hall
on Tuesday 9 May for the weekly coffee Morning from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm. They will be there to help and to answer any relevant questions, also there will be a range of helpful literature to take away.

During this week there will be literature in The Hub for people to help themselves to.


Church Services

Sunday 30 April

11 am joint three parishes service at West Bergholt Methodist Church

11 am service at Boxted Methodist Church

No service at St Peter’s Boxted or St Mary’s Langham.

Boxted WI

AGM & Resolutions followed by a talk on Pilates and Yoga.

Tuesday 9 May at 7.30 pm in the village hall.

Tim and Julie Bull are visiting on Sunday 14 May and Tim will be taking the service at Langham Church. There will be a Bring and Share lunch at Boxted Vlllage Hall at 12.30 pm. Everyone who would like to join the lunch please contact either Laura Benns or Claire Arculus Tel: 01206 271264

Village Hall Management Committee

pictured above L to R: Chris Tadman,Treasurer, Jenny Tadman, Secretary and Ros Freeland, Chairman.

After a combined total of more than 45 years of voluntary service, the above three members of the Committee wish stand down from July 31 this year.

The Hall is in a strong financial position, but new blood is needed.

For the Hall to continue its successful path the Committee will need a Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. The Chair advises and coordinates the Committee and contacts villagers.

The Secretary deals with meetings, minutes and correspondence.

The Treasurer deals with income and expenditure and the annual audit.

Anyone interested in these important posts should contact Jenny Tadman on 01206 273216.


Neighbourhood Watch

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at an address in Keelers Way, Great Horkesley, sometime between 10.30am and 10.45am on April 18.

Burglars smashed a rear patio door to get in and stole a laptop and games console.

Detectives want to speak to a man who was seen in the area at the time. He is described as white, aged in his 50s with grey hair, and of medium to large build. He was about 5ft 6ins tall, wore a blue top and was carrying a bag.

They are also keen to hear from anyone in the area who has CCTV footage, or was driving in the area and has dash cam footage.

Contact Dc Mark Peacock at Clacton CID on 101.
Alternatively, contact independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or https://crimestoppers-uk.org


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