12th November 2018

Boxted WI

Creative Crafts

Tuesday 13 November from 7.30 pm in the village hall.

Boxted Parish Council

The November meeting will be held at the village hall from 7.30 pm on Wednesday 14 November
Read a copy of the Parish Council’s November 2018 agenda here

Boxted Evergreens

Thursday 15 November from 2.30. Boxted Village Hall.

Members will be enjoying a version of The Generation Game

Operation Christmas Child

As in previous year’s the parish churches will be supporting this years Operation Christmas Child Shoebox appeal where a simple gift can truly change someone’s life for the better.

This year there will be an afternoon awareness event on Sunday 11th November at 4pm and Shoebox Sunday is on the 18th at 9.30am, both held at St Peter’s Church Boxted.

Pre-printed shoeboxes can be purchased from Langham Community Shop at a price of 50p each.

Shoeboxes can be dropped off at either of the events above or alternatively before 18/11 to:

Langham / Boxted Primary Schools
Boxted McLauchlan’s Fruit Farm
3 Aubreys Cottages, Church St Boxted
Autumn House, Chapel Road Bodinnick, Wick Road, Langham

Shoeboxes can also be packed and donated online:


Langham with Boxted Newsletter

Tim clarke, the editor, would like entries for the next edition to be sent through to the mailbox before Thursday 15th November. For awareness, this issue will cover both December and January.


Church Services

Sunday 18 November

8 am Said Eucharist at St Mary’s Langham.

9.30 Family Service at St Peter’s Boxted.

11 am service at Boxted Methodist Church.

Boxted Airfield Historical Group

Next meets on Tuesday 20 November, 7.30 pm at the Museum, Langham Lane, Langham, when Bill Smith will speak on Over Iceland by Motor Cycle. Details available from Jeremy on 07885 657255 or jezzyh@btinternet.com; Admission donation £4, includes refreshments and a raffle ticket.

History Group

‘The building of Bury St Edmunds Cathedral Tower’ by Horry Parsons.

Wednesday 21 November 7.30 for 8 pm. Boxted Village Hall.


Road Closure

From 21 January 2019:

Junction The Causeway and Boxted Road to Junction Boxted Road and Holly Lane Great Horkesley CO6 4AP

Access required to BT under ground structure for cabling and jointing works and overhead cabling and jointing works. No excavation work involved.

Neighbourhood Watch

Queens Head Road

Suspect unknown has cracked pipes and caused damage to crops.

Straight Road

Suspect unknown has gained entry to victims shed by forcing the door open causing damage. Once inside untidy search made and tools stolen from within.

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

Colchester District Neighbourhood Watch

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