2nd April 2021

Village News and Events

in Boxted and Langham

Welcome to this week’s newsletter.

If you wish to have an item included in this newsletter, please email us at  newsandevents@boxted.org.uk  by Thursday 5pm at the latest. Thank you.

Stay safe and healthy..

Libraries update

In this week’s news:

  • The Only Way is Reading is back!
  • RBdigital is changing over to the Libby Reading App
  • New Library Management System

Read the full update on these news items at:  https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKESSEX/bulletins/2caccb1

Church services

Both St Mary’s Langham and St Peter’s Boxted are now open for private prayer.

A weekly service is streamed via Zoom:

  • April 4, 2021 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • April 25, 2021 at 9:15 am – 10:00 am

Gathered services on Sunday 4 April:

  • 6.30am – St Peter’s Churchyard – Sunrise Service – gathered outdoors
  • 9.30am St Mary’s Churchyard – Easter Eucharist – gathered outdoors
Please email lwb.wb.gh.parishes@gmail.com to request details of the zoom link; a recording of the service is available from Sunday afternoon at the following link:


For prayer requests or general inquiries, please contact the Three Parishes Administrator, Mrs Jo Rassell on:

Email:  lwb.wb.gh.parishes@gmail.com
Tel: 01206 243683

Jo works 9-12 on Mondays and 9-1 on Tuesday-Friday. If she’s not in the office, please leave a message on the answer machine.


In brief …

Your quick reference guide to newsletter regulars.

Did you know Langham Community Shop has its own website? For all the latest information on opening times, services and what’s for sale, visit https://www.langhamcommunityshop.org.uk/ .

Mobile library

Following the latest Government guidelines the mobile library service is suspended until further notice.

To keep up to date with any changes please visit the Mobile Library Service website

Street Tag in Colchester

The Street Tag app has been brought to Colchester by a partnership between the Essex Local Delivery Pilot (LDP) and Colchester Borough Council. Whether you are a family looking for a free activity out in the fresh air, or an exciting incentive to have fun while improving your fitness levels –  download the Street Tag app  and get involved! Find out more at  https://streettag.co.uk/

Digital help at home

Remember that this service is still available online. Michael Smith at Colchester Borough Council is still offering digital support via a remote service. See the Council’s webpage  or, for further information.

Covid symptom app

Please continue to use the app, log in as often as possible to let us know if you feel well or not, and encourage others to do the same.

Useful links:

Boxted Parish Council
Boxted Parish Council on Facebook
Boxted Village Hall
Boxted Village Website
Boxted Neighbourhood Plan
Boxted Primary School
Boxted British Legion

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