9th October 2017


Faces of The Village

Melinda and Emma, Community Zone Wardens

Melinda and Emma are at Boxted Community Hub on the first and third Monday of each month between 10 and 12 noon. They are there to help with any queries residents may have about council matters including enforcement for owners of dogs that foul public places.
They carry stocks of recycling equipment for issue to residents.

They will be at the hub on Monday 16 October

Some of the matters that Melinda and Emma can help residents with using the
I pad in the hub.


Vouchers for free garden recycling bags can be obtained at the following link:

https://beta.colchester.gov.uk/waste-and-recycling-spa/?action=Order


Mobile Library

Tuesday 10 and 24 October

Boxted Playing Field car park.

Read a review of the book, ‘No Time for Goodbye’ here

Boxted WI
Boxted Sewing Bee – Upcycle a Garment

Tuesday 10 October from 7.30 pm in Boxted Village Hall.

Monthly Parish Council Meeting

Wednesday, 11 October from 7 pm in Boxted Village Hall.
Read the Agenda for the Boxted Parish Council October meeting here


Langham Ladies

“Developing Women and the Challenges We Still Face” –

a talk from Tracey Muir.

Thursday 12 October in the Langham Community Centre at 7.30 pm.

An Autumn Supper with a hog roast, desserts and a licensed bar is to be held on Saturday 21 October in the Community Centre 7 pm for 7.30 pm. Tickets £15. The after supper speaker is Lynne Mortimer who writes a column in East Anglian Daily Times.
Tickets will go on sale to Langham Ladies members and their friends first and then if we have any over we will open it to anyone else.

Tickets available from Gillian Brown 01206 273286.


Church Services

Sunday 15 October

Eucharist Service: 8 am service St Mary’s Church, Langham.

Family Service: 9.30 am St Peter’s Church, Boxted

11 am service at Boxted Methodist Church.


Boxted History Group

‘California and Canyons’, an illustrated talk by Robin Carsberg.

Wednesday 18 October from 7.30 pm in Boxted Village Hall.

Visitors welcome.


Evergreen Club

AGM followed by Bingo

Thursday 19 October from 2.30 pm in Boxted Village Hall


Langham Bonfire Night

Saturday 4 November at Langham recreation ground; gates open 6.00 pm, adults £6, children £3, under-fives free. Torchlight procession starts in School Road at 6.30 pm. Tickets from the Community Shop (272431) and Bob Schofield (272448).

Neighbourhood Watch

Burglary – Business and Community
25 Sept 2017
Skye Hall Hill, Boxted
Suspects unknown have entered the building by jemmyng the wooden door and removed a disc cutter.

Other Criminal Damage
Boxted
27 Sept 2017
Suspect unknown has felled a cricket bat willow tree which as been cut down at the location and felled onto a footpath.

Burglary residential
Boxted Church Road
1 October 2017
Suspect unknown has broken into victims homes outbuildings by means unknown and taken items.

Burglary Residential – Non Dwelling
Boxted Church Road
1 October 2017

Suspects unknown have gained entry via the front garage doors by means of prising the wooden doors open by means unknown. various tools removed from within.



The above photographic evidence of a public footpath in the village being blocked has been passed on to Essex County Council who are responsible for Public Rights of Way.

Operation Christmas Child



Horkesley Road with the Autumn colours just setting in on the arching, naturalised, predominantly oak hedgerows. The hedgerows are a legacy of the original Boxted Heath and typical of the main roads into the village.

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