29th May 2018

The naturalised hawthorn hedging along Straight Road, Langham Road and Horkesley Road is a legacy of the area when it was heathland.

This, together with the naturalised towering oak trees mingled with it, characterises the southern part of the village.

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/essex/vol10/pp54-59

Evergreen Club

Bingo at Boxted Community Hub

Thursday 31 May from 2.30

Church Services

Sunday 27 May

9.30 am Sung Eucharist at St Peter’s Church, Boxted.

11 am service at Boxted Methodist Church.

3 pm Band Service at the Methodist Church with Boxted Methodist Silver Band.

Boxted Airfield Historical Group

Sunday 3 June 11 am

A guided Historical Walk around the Airfield.

http://www.boxted-airfield.com/airfield-walk


Mobile Library

This will be at Boxted Playing Field car park on Thursday 7 June from 10.10 – 10.40 am.

The larger van has problems parking and manouevering on the car park. Could people please avoid parking on the 3 central spaces if possible.

Read a review of the book: The 4 Pillar Plan here

Plea for Plants!

Boxted School Association welcomes any plant donations for the plant stall at ourSummer Fête,

Friday 22 June from 3.15 pm at Boxted St. Peter’s Primary School.

Last year we had a great response from local residents and we hope you will be able to support us again.
Please leave any donations outside the school reception area on any of the following Friday mornings:

8thJune 15thJune 22ndJune.

All funds raised will benefit the children of Boxted St. Peter’s.

Thank you for your kind support.


Household Items Drop Off Service

Saturday 9 June at the Playing Field Car Park 11am – 12 noon.

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

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE TELEPHONE 01206 282700


Langham Ladies

Next meet on Thursday 14 June, 8.00 pm in Langham Community Centre, when Leisa Nixon will give an Introduction to Fused Glass. Further details from Gill Brown on 273286.

Neighbourhood Watch

A property in Horkesley Road had a garage broken into recently and a Stihl hedge cutter stolen.
For crime prevention advice visit the Colchester Neighbourhood Watch website:

https://www.essexinfo.net/colchesternhw/

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

Boxted Airfield Historical Group
http://www.boxted-airfield.com/home

Langham Community Centre
http://www.langhamcommunitycentre.org.uk

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

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