19th February 2018


Lower Farm Road, Boxted

Photo credit: ‘barbs outdoors’ on Instagram

History Group

The Great Essex Earthquake by Peter Jones. Wednesday 21 February from 7.30 in Boxted Village Hall.

Evergreen Club

Music by Shirley Ann – singer and entertainer.

Thursday 22 February from 2.30 Boxted Village Hall.

Anyone interested in joining a new drama club in Boxted, please contact scottdolling This will be a weekly session on a Saturday afternoon for enjoyment – potentially looking at productions in the future. over 16’s only and will start this Saturday 24 February at Boxted Village Hall.


Church Services

Sunday 25 February

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

11 am service at Boxted Methodist Church


Mobile Library

Tuesday 27 February and 13 March

10.55 – 11.30 am

Boxted Playing Field car park
Read a review of the book The Green Road, here

We would like you to join us at our:

FAMILY QUIZ

Village Hall Cage Lane Boxted

Saturday 3rd March 7.00pm for 7.30pm start

Tables of up to 8 people £6.00 per person

£3.00 per child (11years and under)

Entrance includes snacks served at half time Licensed Bar until 10.00pm

Raffle – numerous prizes

All proceeds for St. Peter’s and St Mary’s Church’s Youth Groups
To book a table ring Dominic or Linda

01206 273324,

dominic@poplargs.co.uk



Will we miss the bus?

Boxted lost two very useful buses on 31st January 2018 We’ve bashed our head against the holders of the purse strings without being able to persuade them not to cut the 8.00a.m. to town and the 5.40p.m. return. services. It looks as though if we want a bus we’ve got to help ourselves by coming up with ideas to defeat this short-sighted budgeting. The point is, do we want a bus? If the Parish Council is going to see what might be done to get a bus we need to know what villagers think. If we do nothing the village (that means the villagers) become isolated because people will not be able to get to school, work, medical appointments, child care commitments and social engagements. As for a bus into town in the evening, how good would that be?
Apart from the basic question of whether you would use a bus, we’d love to hear of any genius ideas you might have for helping the village to improve its links with our neighbours.

We need to know what you think. Yes or No, a bus would be a good thing or not? Please take a few minutes to telephone/email with a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to the question ‘Would you or your family use these buses if we could achieve it?

Telephone:01206 271107 – Councillor Val Banwell

or

Email – boxted-council@btconnect.com



We have a wide selection of greetings cards

Think Langham Community Shop first for cards!

Why go further?!



Boxted Village Website:
https://boxted.org.uk

Boxted Parish Council Website
https://www.essexinfo.net/boxted-parish-council/

Boxted Village Hall
https://boxted.org.uk/community/village-hall/

Boxted Primary School
https://www.boxted.essex.sch.uk

Little Owls Pre-School
https://littleowlsboxted.co.uk

Langham and Boxted Churches
https://lb-churches.co.uk

Boxted Methodist Silver Band
http://www.bmsb.co.uk

Boxted Cricket Club
http://www.boxtedcricketclub.co.uk/default.aspx

Boxted Running Club
https://boxted10k.co.uk

Langham Community Shop
http://www.langhamcommunityshop.org.uk

Langham Parish Council
http://www.langham.org.uk/Parish/Parish%20Index/Parishindex.htm
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