23rd December 2019

Village News and Events

in Boxted and Langham

Welcome to this week’s newsletter – giving you a reminder of some of the regular events taking place in Boxted and Langham. We hope you all have a happy Christmas!

Langham Community Shop

Christmas and New Year opening times:

  • Monday 23rd December, 8.30 am to 5.00 pm
  • Christmas Eve, 9.30 to 11.30 am
  • Christmas Day, CLOSED
  • Boxing Day, 9.30 to 11.30 am
  • Friday 27 and Saturday 28 December, 8.30 am to 1.00 pm
  • Sunday 29 December, 9.30 to 11.30 am
  • Monday 30 December, 8.30 am to 5.00 pm
  • New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, 9.30 to 11.30 am

Boxted MethodistSilver Band

The band will be playing at Boxted Cross on Monday 23 December from 7 – 9 pm  

Church services for Christmas week

Christmas Eve

  • St Peter’s, Boxted: Crib Service 2.30 pm, 
  • St Mary’s, Langham: Christingle Service 4.00 pm 
  • St Peter’s, Boxted: Midnight Eucharist 11.00 pm

Christmas Day:

  • St Mary’s Langham: 10.00 am Sung Eucharist

Sunday 29 December

St Peter’s Boxted: 9.30 am Sung Eucharist


Neighbourhood Watch

School Road, Langham:  Suspect unknown has climbed on to the roof and stolen lead.


 Dates for the diary …

Refuse collection

There are some revisions to refuse collection over the Christmas and new year period. Check to see if your collection is affected at https://www.colchester.gov.uk/check-my-collection-day/#ValidationSummaryEntityFormView


New Year’s Eve Countdown Party
Tuesday 31st December 7.30pm – 1am
Royal British Legion

Boxted Community Hub

Now closed until 3rd January

Seasons Art Class
Monday 6th January
14 week course
                  Boxted Village Hall

Absolute beginners to improvers. Call 01206 526834 for details

Mobile library
Thursday 9th January, 10.10am to 10.40am
Boxted playing field car park

Useful links:

Boxted Village Hall
Boxted Village Website
Boxted Primary School
Boxted British LegionLittle Owls Pre-School
Langham and Boxted Churches
Boxted Cricket Club
Mobile Library Service
Boxted Runners
Boxted Neighbourhood Plan
Boxted WI on Facebook
Boxted WI on Twitter
Boxted 10K
Boxted Airfield Historical Group
Langham Community Centre
Langham Community Shop
Langham Village Website
Dedham Vale & Stour Valley ANOB
Essex County Council’s PROW Interactive map
Colchester District Neighbourhood Watch

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