15th October 2018

Autumn preparation of the farmland next to PROW 125 – 7

Boxted Art and Craft Club.

Wednesday 17 October 2 – 4 pm in the village hall.

There are currently no planned talks/workshops organised for this term. Instead, we hope members will share their skills and maybe some members want to embark on a new hobby – help will be on hand! An ideal opportunity to relax with good conversation, some craft work, and a cup of tea and cake.

We hope you will join us, you will be made very welcome.

We meet on the first and third Wednesday of the month in the village hall from 2 – 4 pm. Further details: 01206 271860

Boxted History Group

Angel Roofs of East Anglia with Michael Rimmer

Wednesday 17 October. Boxted Village Hall from 7.30 pm. All welcome.


Sitting Down Keep Fit

Thursday 18 October. Boxted Village Hall from 2.30 pm.

New members always welcome.

Boxted and Langham Parish Newsletter

The date has come around again when the editor, Tim Clarke, is asking for articles for the next edition of the parish newsletter.

Any entries should be sent to lwbnewsletter@gmail.com  before the end of

Thursday 18th October.


Boxted Methodist Silver Band

are having a quiz night on Saturday 20 October in Boxted Village Hall 7.15 for 7.30 start. Tickets £5 per person up to eight in a team. Nibbles included but bring your own drinks. Tickets can be reserved from Liz 01206271511 or band members.

Church Services

Sunday 21 October

8 am Said Eucharist (Book of Common Prayer) St Mary’s Church, Langham.

9.30 am Family Service at St Mary’s Church, Langham.

11 am service at Boxted Methodist Church led by Alan Beesley.

St. Peter’s Music Presents

Eve of Peace

Armistice Century Concert

Saturday 3rd November 2018, 4pm
at St. Peter’s Church, Boxted

A Boxted community event to mark the end of WW1
with music, poetry, drama and much more, involving:

Boxted Methodist Silver Band, Boxted Amateur Players,
Boxted branch of The Royal British Legion
and other local residents.

Prizegiving to winners of “Boxted in 100 years time” competition by pupils of Boxted St. Peter’s CEVC School.

Tickets £10 including interval refreshments.

Proceeds shared between St. Peter’s Tower Repair Fund and Contact Stress (Veterans Mental Health Charity).

Tickets available from Stephen & Annette Whybrow –01206 272773
or Jos Carter – 01206 272755

Pictured above is a photo of Annie Rosetta Balls who was an early recruit in the Women’s Land Army and lived at Enfields Farm Boxted. During the War women took on the work of the men who left for the Front.

This photo is part of the village history archive cared for by Annette Whybrow.

The 1922 dedication of Langham War Memorial.

Dog Owners

Pictured above is a photo of dog faeces on a child’s shoe. The faeces was walked in inadvertently last Friday whilst on King George playing field.

There are four dog bins on the field. PLEASE pick up after your dog. If you let it off the lead are you sure you can keep an eye on what they are doing?

If anyone is aware of an irresponsible dog owner please contact the Dog Warden in confidence:



Queen’s Head Road, Boxted

Sometime between the 5 and 7 October:

Suspects unknown have driven over around 5 fields at the location causing damage to the fields and crops.

Reference Number: 42/145449/18

Essex Police encourage the public to provide Essex Police with additional information regarding any incidents. You may reside, work, walk , travel or visit family or friends in or near the areas where incidents have occurred.

Were you in the area on that day, around that time? Did you see any suspicious activity? Did you note a suspicious person or vehicle?

IF you noted any suspicious activity please call Essex Police on 101. Make a note of the incident reference number(if you know of one) and quote this when calling. If you have information in relation to a suspicious vehicle, please make note of the Make, Model, Colour and index number if possible.

Boxted Village Website :

Boxted Parish Council Website

Boxted Village Hall

Boxted Primary School

Little Owls Pre-School

Langham and Boxted Churches

Boxted Methodist Silver Band

Boxted Cricket Club

Boxted Running Club

Boxted Airfield Historical Group

Langham Community Centre

Langham Community Shop

Essex County Council’s PROW Interactive map

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