14th January 2019

Any contributions for the monthly Langham with Boxted February newsletter please send them to Tim Clarke, the editor, by Wednesday 16 January. lwbnewsletter@gmail.com


Art and Craft Club

Wednesday 16 January 2 – 4 pm at Boxted Village Hall.

A small friendly group who welcome any new members.


Boxted History Group

An illustrated talk on –

“Angel Roofs of East Anglia”

by Michael Rimmer.

Wednesday 16 January at 7.30 pm. Boxted Village Hall.

The Edge Youth Group

First meeting for 11 to 18 year-olds takes place Friday 18 January 2019, 7.30 to 9 pm then fortnightly during term time at the Methodist Hall, Cage Lane, Boxted. Games, activities and chats about teen issues and current topics of interest. Run by Langham and Boxted Churches. Further information from Dominic and Linda on 273324 or e-mail  dominic@poplargs.co.uk


Church Services

Sunday 20 January

8 am Said Eucharist at St Mary’s, Langham

9.30 am Family Service at St Peter’s, Boxted

11 am service at Boxted Methodist Church

Road Closures

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.
Wet Lane Boxted

Wet Lane, Boxted from a point approximately 85m north of its junction with Green Lane for a distance of approximately 30m in a northerly direction.

The closure is scheduled to commence on 21st January 2019 for 3 days, or where stated on a valid permit (AD03010536924 – Anglian Water). The scheduled dates may vary for these works with appropriate signs showing and/or displayed on www.roadworks.org.

The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce while disconnection works are undertaken by Anglian Water.

An alternative route is available via Green Lane, Road From Boxted Church Road To Green Lane, Boxted Church Road, Church Road and vice versa.

Access for emergency service vehicles and pedestrians will be maintained at all times during the closure.

New Art Class starting Monday 28 January at Boxted Village Hall.







The village whodunnit is back for those who missed it in September.

Saturday 23 March

Join the Boxted Amateur Players at the Village Hall for an evening of entertainment where the audience try to solve the mystery of who bumped off Roger Botham. After a series of comedy sketches all leading to a sticky end for Roger, the local bigot, the audience have to try and establish just who was the murderer.

Tickets are £12 and include dinner and entertainment. There will be a licensed bar and tickets are available to book from boxtedap

All proceeds will be going to the Boxted St Peter’s

Church Tower Repair Fund.

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

Dedham Vale & Stour Valley ANOB
http://www.dedhamvalestourvalley.org

Essex County Council’s PROW Interactive map
https://www.essexhighways.org/getting-around/public-rights-of-way/prow-interactive-map.aspx

Colchester District Neighbourhood Watch
https://www.essexinfo.net/colchesternhw/

7th January 2019


Aerial photo of Boxted Church taken in rare winter sunshine on 2 January 2019.

Photo credit: asaerial on Instagram.


Boxted Parish Council

The January meeting will be held on Wednesday 9 January from 7.30 pm in the village hall.

The village hall trustees meeting follows on from the parish council meeting.
Read the Agenda for Boxted Parish Council meeting here:
Read the agenda for the Boxted Village Hall Trustees meeting here:

Boxted Evergreens Club

Members will be enjoying a Winter Quiz at the next meeting on Thursday 10 January from 2.30 pm in the village hall.

Langham Ladies

Next meet on Thursday 10 January 2019, 8.00 pm at Langham Community Centre, when Christine Beadle will speak on The Essex Scrubber.

Further details from Gill Brown on 273286.

Langham Parish Council

Is seeking to appoint a Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer. For more information contact the Chairman Peter Dawson on 01206 272605,
e-mail peterdaw50n@hotmail.com Closing date for applications: 11 January 2019.


Church Services

Sunday 13 January

9.30 am Sung Eucharist at St Mary’s Langham.

11 am service at Boxted Methodist Church

3 pm Special Anniversary service at Boxted Methodist Church

4 pm Family Service at St Peter’s Boxted

Beer and The Bible

On the second Monday of each month a relaxed and informal group of people meet at The Shepherd PH, Langham, to discuss a bible topic.

Next meeting: Monday 14 January at 8 pm. All Welcome.

Contact Dominic Shiel 01206 273324 email dominic@poplarsgs.co.uk
or just turn up.

Any contributions for the monthly Langham with Boxted February newsletter please send them to Tim Clarke, the editor, by Wednesday 16 January.  lwbnewsletter@gmail.com


Art and Craft Club

Wednesday 16 January 2 – 4 pm at Boxted Village Hall.

A small friendly group who welcome any new members.


Boxted History Group

An illustrated talk on –

“Angel Roofs of East Anglia”

by Michael Rimmer.

Wednesday 16 January at 7.30 pm. Boxted Village Hall.

The Edge Youth Group

First meeting for 11 to 18 year-olds takes place Friday 18 January 2019, 7.30 to 9 pm then fortnightly during term time at the Methodist Hall, Cage Lane, Boxted. Games, activities and chats about teen issues and current topics of interest. Run by Langham and Boxted Churches. Further information from Dominic and Linda on 273324 or e-mail dominic@poplarsgs.co.uk.


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.
New Art Class starting Monday 28 January at Boxted Village Hall.



There is now an emergency defibrillator on the front of the Community Hub building.

In the event of an emergency dial the Ambulance Service on 999 who will give the access code out.
Found on Christmas Day

In Green Lane by Vineyard gate, King George V1 sixpence.

It could have been in family Xmas Pudds for years!

If this may be yours please contact Angela at mclau to be put in touch with the finder.

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

Dedham Vale & Stour Valley ANOB
http://www.dedhamvalestourvalley.org

Essex County Council’s PROW Interactive map
https://www.essexhighways.org/getting-around/public-rights-of-way/prow-interactive-map.aspx

Colchester District Neighbourhood Watch
https://www.essexinfo.net/colchesternhw/