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August 2008

Hatfield Heath Village Magazine August 2008

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Village Magazine

August 2008 THE MAGAZINE THAT KEEPS YOU IN TOUCH Est. 1893

YOUTH CRICKET Hatfield Heath Village Hall

HATFIELD HEATH CRICKET 8pm to 11.30pm
CLUB ARE NOW SETTING UP
A 40`S NIGHT DANCE
YOUTH COACHING AGAIN
Tickets £12
AT LONG LAST!
COACHING IS EVERY TUESDAY, Please bring your own drinks
Nibbles will be provided on the tables
6.30 - 8PM There will be a Charity based Raffle
AT THE CRICKET CLUB.
WE WOULD LIKE AGES BETWEEN 7-12. Dress 40`s style if you wish
IF YOU HAVE YOUR OWN EQUIPMENT, BRING WITH Everybody Welcome
YOU BUT IF NOT WE WILL SUPPLY IT FOR YOU.
IT'S INFORMAL, FUN AND FREE! Dancing to
If there are any questions,
please do not hesitate in calling
Luke Plane on 07706 521 153 or
Mark Graves on 07999 416 424

ARE YOU A STUDENT IN H.H?

THEN TRY FOR THE

£50 BOOK TOKEN GRANT

Hatfield Heath Parish Council

There is a grant of a £50 Book Token to For tickets Phone Sandra Saban 730 042
a student living in the Parish of Hatfield
Heath, aged 18-23 years old and who is PLEASE SUPPORT THIS WORTHY CAUSE
doing a full time course at a University or
College of Further Education.
In order to obtain this grant; the student is required to
write a letter outlining why they think that they deserve
this special award. An independent adjudicator will judge
the entries. Please send your letter’s as soon as possible.
ENTRIES SHOULD BE SENT A.S.A.P. TO

Clr.Mark Lemon.
“Amberton “ The Heath, Hatfield Heath CM227AD

Village Website : www.hatfield-heath.co.uk Email: [email protected]

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LIST OF CLUBS, GROUPS & CLASSES
WITH TELEPHONE NUMBERS

3 TRINITY 11 VILLAGE HALL 730 544 FITNESS CLUB WED AM
08.00 Holy Communion HT INSTITUTE 730 544 731 420
09.30 Family Service HT
10.30 Family Service with Communion URC PRE-SCHOOL FITNESS CLUB MON AM
18.00 Service at The Close (2 ½ -5) 731 076
NO EVENSONG AT HOLY TRINITY 730 354
LUNCHEON CLUB
10 TRINITY 12 For all Senior Citizens 730 581
09.30 Holy Communion HT
10.30 Family Service URC HH UNDER FIVES ITALIAN LANGUAGE

17 TRINITY 13 Mother & Toddler 730 212 Michelina 07786 341 754
08.00 Holy Communion HT
09.30 Matins HT FRIDAY CLUB (7-12 years) SPANISH LANGUAGE
10.30 Family Service URC 730 465
18.00 Service at The Close Ann Whale 01279 731 288
JO JINGLES
24 TRINITY 14 (6 mths - 7years) 868 410 FOOTBALL CLUB 730 212
09.30 Holy Communion and Baptism HT
10.30 Family Service URC CRICKET CLUB 730 674

31 TRINITY 15 HEATH PLAYERS
08.00 Holy Communion HT
09.30 Holy Communion HT SCHOOL FOOTBALL and play reading for pleasure
10.30 Family Service URC
18.00 Service at The Close CLUB 730 825 or 730 517

SEPT SCOUTS 812 586 HISTORY SOCIETY
3 10.30 Holy Communion – 1662 The Close
7 TRINITY 16 CUBS Chris Hancock Robin Gurnett 730 672

08.00 Holy Communion HT 731 646 ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
09.30 Family Service HT
10.30 Family Service with Communion BROWNIES 734 391 730 042
URC
18.30 Evensong HT SUNDAY CLUB URC JUNIOR CHURCH

H-Village Hall / CR-Committee Room H / HT-Holy 9.30am Holy Trinity 730 288 Sunday 10.30am 730 690
Trinity Church / URC-United Reform Church / I-
Institute / S-School BELL RINGERS 730 526

HIRE UR CHURCH HALL FOR H.T. YOUTH GROUP CHOIR
BIRTHDAY PARTIES
731 318 Canon Tim Potter 730 288
You can hire the hall for children's parties
£9.50 / hour KARATE 445 539 WOMANS LEISURE HOUR

Tel :01279 730 581 JUNIOR KARATE 730 465

01992 575 679 CATHOLIC CHURCH

SOSEN GORE Hatfield Broad Oak

JU JITSU 07947 599 801 01371 872 550

TALKING NEWSPAPERS

WU CHI 07947 599 801 01279 651 270

OR 01279 653 925

SENIOR BOWLS 724 833 SECRETARY U.R.C.
OPEN BOWLS 730 539
Mark Lemon 730 581

BRIDGE CLUB 723 948 AEROBICS Rachel Eastland
Mon 9.30am & Thu 8pm
GARDENING CLUB
730 425 731 076
HEALTH WALK
WELCOME CLUB HATFIELD HEATH
730 421 730 512
HEALTH WALK LITTLE
OPEN COFFEE 730 288 HALLINGBURY 722 156

MORNING AT INSTITUTE

Alzheimer’s Society HATFIELD HEATH

01372 872 519 BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

01279 730 274

PLAY BUS FOR UNDER FIVES

Sunday 3.00pm – 4.00pm Broomfields/ Ardley Cresc Buffy Bus is a playbus designed to give the under fives an
opportunity to paint, play and socialise in a playgroup
BROOMFIELDS ARDLEY CRESC
August 3th , 17th , 31st August 10th , 24th environment that they would otherwise not have access to
£2.50 per child

PARKS ON CENTRE OF VILLAGE GREEN
TUESDAYS 10.15am -12noon

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Next Parish council Meeting LIST OF WEBSITES
CLUBS, GROUPS ETC. IN VILLAGE
At The URC Hall
Wed 13th Aug 7.30 pm 2008

PARISH COUNCIL www.hatfieldheath.essex.sch.uk
Parish Clerk - Ernie Fenwick.................730 770
Chairman - Robert Jones......... .........730 741 Village Website
Vice chairman Bart Sheekey......................730 663
Mark Lemon (District Councillor).........730 581 www.hatfield-heath.co.uk
Mel Sullivan..............................................731 434
Paula O’Sullivan........................................730 281 Village Magazine
Sandy Rust.................................................731 229
Paul Simpson..............................................730 026 www.hatfield-heath.co.uk/magazine
Chris Tovey................................................739 333
Surgery Websites
Gary Waller............................................739 345
(Repeat prescriptions can be applied for on these sites)
HATFIELD HEATH www.hatfieldheathsurgery.co.uk
POLICE
www.hatfieldbroadoaksurgery.co.uk
There will be a retired policeman Rick Jones at the
police station who you can talk to on Hatfield Heath Football Club
www.hatfieldheathfc.co.uk
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5pm - 6.30pm
Hatfield Heath Cricket Club
www.freewebs.com/hatfieldheathcc

Hatfield Heath Business Association Link
www.hatfield-heath.co.uk/hhba

Bridge club
www.hatfieldheathbridgeclub.org.uk

PHONE NUMBERS OF Terry’s Photos Website - Hatfield Heath etc.
POLICE, DOCTORS, SAMARITANS www.terrysphotos.org.uk

SCHOOL & CHURCHES H.H. TENANTS FORUM MEMBERS
P.C. Bradley Healey and PCSO Emma Webb
Police Great Dunmow...............................01376 551 312 Paul Simpson ....................................730 026
Police Mobile............................................. 07779 316 979 David. N. Parish............................... 730 573

Police Hatfield Heath.......... ..............01279 730 388 MAGAZINE DETAILS
Police E-Mail :- [email protected]
Non-Emergency No.....................................0300 333 4444 Sat
Emergency ...................................................999
DOCTORS Broomfields.............................01279 730 616 16th
DOCTOR Sawbridgeworth.......................08444 773 360
THE SAMARITANS..................................01279 421 110 August
HATFIELD HEATH C.P. SCHOOL........01279 730 382
PRE-SCHOOL ...........................................01279 730 354
HOLY TRINITY Canon Tim Potter...........01279 730 288
MINISTER of URC Rev Michael J Rigney...01787 472 915
HALF HOUR HELPERS...........................07944 748 478

Email :- [email protected]

Need a friendly neighbour to help you? Send your letters /articles/ reports /photographs, by hand, floppy
with task that will take approx 30 mins e.g.
Shopping small repairs collecting prescriptions etc. disc, CD, or email - [email protected]

Please note there is no ageism. If posting or delivering by hand you can send direct to me :-
Anyone young or old can call for help from volunteers.
Bruno(Editor) “Manor Lodge”, Chelmsford Rd, Hatfield
PHONE 07-944-748-478
Heath CM22 7BD.
Phone manned 10am to 12noon
Editor: - Bruno Scheggia (Skedja) 01279 730 498

Bruno’s Mobile Phone number 07768 606309

Treasurer: - Mel Sullivan 01279 731 434

The Mobile Library Hatfield Heath Distribution:-Barbara Scheggia 01279 730 498

Broomfields 14.45 15.35 Secretary: - Jean Clarke

The Close 15.40 16.00 Printed by Cornerstone 01279 437 851

The White Horse 16.05 16.35 DISCLAIMER: The Editor and Printers do not take
responsibility for the information given or views expressed in
Visits on Tuesday the Hatfield Heath Village Magazine. Nor is any culpability
accepted in work done by advertisers.
Aug 12th - 26th

Sept 9th - 23rd

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THE APPRENTICE else’s expense.
COMES TO HATFIELD HEATH? Q: Christian principles? Like in the Bible? You are not
seriously suggesting that you can make money from a
Q: The Apprentice comes to Hatfield Heath? business based on the Bible are you?
A: Well yes, in a manner of speaking I guess so. A: Actually the Bible is full of really good business insights,
Q: You mean young people actually running their own and I use many of them in my work – did you know that I
businesses to make money? consult on management to Microsoft and Siemens?
A: Yes, real businesses, with real money. Q: It’s me asking the questions remember! I’m Q and you’re
Q: And then arguing, stabbing each other in the back, getting A. Got it?
fired on TV, and the winner works for Sir Alan? A: Sorry, yes. Anyway, as for making money, we used the
A: Ah, no, not that bit. Ours is a nice sort of Apprentice. same training out in Uganda where it has helped to set up 200
Q: Why? Surely that spoils the fun? successful new businesses, and has had a financial impact of
A: I don’t think it will. I think the fun is in working together over £2Million.
to achieve something really worthwhile, something to tell Q: So, are you only doing this for Christian Youth? Do
your friends, something they will be really impressed by. people have to believe in God to do this?
And anyway, our business training is based on Christian A: No, just be open minded, and tolerant of those who do. It
principles – we get our fun in different ways, not at somebody is the principles we are using, not the whole package. As
long as people are willing to work hard and be respectful, we
The Apprentice will welcome virtually anyone into the programme.
Q: How do people join the programme?
Are you aged 13-17 A: Well, initially they need to contact Mike Clargo on
731318 and get an application form. Then they need to turn
Do you want to be the next up every third Friday of each month for the training sessions,
Alan Sugar (but nicer)? and work on their projects in between times.
Q: And do people keep the money they make?
Come and learn how to set up your own A: We do ask that they put half of their first year’s profits to
business, then do it for real, then use some charity which helps the poor in the developing world, but yes,
of the profits to train people in the Third anything which they have legitimately earned they can keep.
World to do the same. Q: Is that it? They just call 731318?
A: Yes, that’s it, thank you!
Mike Clargo 01279 731 318

Call Mike Clargo on 731 318 for details UNITED REFORMED CHURCH
We are ....
Mission Supper U R C Hall
Third Friday
Saturday 13th September 7.30pm.
The 'other' Youth Group of Holy Trinity Church
OUTER MONGOLIA OR BUST!

Mike Clargo talks on his experience there.

Everyone welcome. Snacks provided, bring your

own drinks. Donations

Sawbridgeworth Funeral Service

ALL AREAS COVERED INCLUDING
SURROUNDING TOWNS/VILLAGES

Arrangements made in the comfort of your own home

5 West Road Traditional Funerals prices at affordable prices
Sawbridgeworth
CM21 0BJ For immediate attention

01279 600 381

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I was out shopping in Bishop’s Stortford and HATFIELD HEATH VILLAGE
watching the many others as they went purposefully about FESTIVAL
their business. Most were en route to do their shopping
although a few seemed much more laid back and just 14TH JUNE 2009
enjoying being out, usually with friends. All seemed very
normal for a Saturday morning. The Next Festival on the Heath will be
Sunday 14th June 2009

Then I thought about the news over the past few weeks, Hallingbury Hall Equestrian Centre
news of economic slowdown or recession, of spiraling
knife crime and all the other sad things that we hear so British Horse Society Approved
much about. There was little sign of any of this impinging Riding lessons for children and adults
on these shoppers. However, I know that many are worried
about their personal finances and about safety on the streets beginners to advanced riders
especially after dark.
FACILITIES
Life for many today is very uncertain and there is a degree Super indoor school, three outdoor arena's,
of pessimism about. Perhaps the shaking of our society and show jumping arena, and cross-country course
our financial well being is a good thing, if it causes us to
think about the real issues of what we as human beings are CHILDREN'S LESSONS
about here on planet earth. We have super ponies from quiet schoolmasters to

Our forefathers had a deep understanding when they ones trained to do jumping and dressage
recognised that life is a gift from the God who made us and Children's own a pony day courses are held every
that our chief end is “to glorify God and enjoy Him forever” Wednesday and Thursday during the holidays, Great Fun!
(Westminster Catechism 1648). In other words being in a
real relationship through Jesus Christ with the God who BEGINNER ADULTS
made us is at the heart of what being fully human is all Maximum four riders on a 45 minute lesson gain
about. Our two churches seek to make this an aim and will confidence and enjoy on one of our lovely sensible cobs
always welcome everyone who wants to know God better.
INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED RIDERS
Improve your dressage, learn about tests
lateral work, engagement and collection
Or join a jumping lesson and

practise courses, grids and related distances

Why not explore this further this summer and find peace of Please ring or pop in for a chat
mind and real joy and purpose for everyday, whether a
shopping day or not! 01279 730 348

Yours sincerely www.hallingburyhall.com

Tim Potter Little Hallingbury, Bishops
Stortford, Herts CM227RP

Clinical Hypnotherapist. Anxiety & Stress Consultant

Jacqueline. S. Munt

DISORDERS TREATED INCLUDE: TREATMENTS INCLUDE:
Panic attacks. Hypnotherapy.
Phobias. Relaxation.
Weight Loss. CBT.
Stop Smoking. NLP.
I.B.S. EMT
Confidence Building. EFT.
Pain relief. Stress Counselling.
Confidence Building.
Life & Retirement Coaching. CONFIDENTIALITY IS ASSURED AT ALL TIMES
Bereavement counselling.
Stress Management. Practice in Hatfield Broad Oak

Tel Jackie on: 01279 718 739 or 07957 592 340

5

Hobbs Cross Road
Old Harlow

CM17 0NJ

Tel. 01279 429 910

www.saintnicholasschool.net

Saint Nicholas Calling all volunteer parents…
A small independent school, Can you help make a difference to young families?
located in
Churchgate Street, Old Harlow Many parents need help, friendship, advice or support
during those early years when children are young. All
We take pupils from Reception kinds of families can find it hard to cope for all sorts of
through to Year 11 reasons, maybe because of illness, post-natal illness,
bereavement or loneliness.
• Small class
sizes Home-Start Uttlesford is a voluntary organisation offering
a free service to families through our dedicated team of
• Wide range of volunteers. We are currently looking to recruit new
curricular and volunteers and your experience as a parent could help
extra-curricular other parents.
activities

• Extensive
grounds

• Heated pool

HAILEYBURY If you can spare two hours a week we will offer you
induction, training and support throughout your contact
CO-EDUCATIONAL INDEPENDENT BOARDING SCHOOL FOR 11- 13 AND with families.
13-18 YEARS OFFERING INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE AND A LEVELS
An existing volunteer describes her experience with
Home-Start “The obvious reward is the sense of helping
people. I never feel isolated, I am part of a team. It has
been an extremely positive experience”.

For further information please contact Linda Robinson on
01799 520728/525403, email
[email protected]
or visit www.homestartuttlesford.org.uk or telephone

Margaret 01279 730 544

www.haileybur y.com STICKY FINGERS

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HAS TO OFFER, INCLUDING SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES
Hatfield Broad Oak Village Hall 9.30am to 10.30am
AND OPEN EVENINGS - PLEASE CONTACT: Little Hallingbury village Hall 1.30pm to 2.30pm

THE REGISTRAR, HAILEYBURY, HERTFORD SG13 7NU come along and join us !!!
TEL: 01992 463 353 FAX: 01992 470 663
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EMAIL: [email protected]

VILLAGE HAPPENINGS AGETHE, TAI, BING AND ANDREW THANK YOU
Mai Tai Takeaway has been returned to the previous
Dear Bruno, owners Mr & Mrs Chan on 29 April 2008.
A very interesting edition of the Mag arrived this month & the Agethe, Tai, Bing and Andrew wish to thank all their
news & photographs of the Village Festival made me wish I friends and customers for their patronage over the
could have made the lengthy, & these days arduous trip back past years.
to the Heath to attend.
It set me thinking about my childhood days when the village Independent co-educational
Fete, as I suppose it was called in the '50s, was held on a day school and nursery
large field at the rear of the house owned by Mr & Mrs Pyle for 2 - 11 year olds
at the start of the Matching Road.
As I went to Waterside School in Bishop's Stortford, I was
friends with another pupil, Barry Pyle, & excitement always
mounted approaching the event as a LARGE slide was
constructed in the field with lengths of scaffolding, to be used
with doormats to hurtle to the bottom, which seemed a long
way down in those days. Knowing Barry, we were always able
to test it out incessantly beforehand, & for a couple of days
after the fete - free of charge!!!!!!!
Other attractions on the day I remember were Guess the
weight of the Cake; Bowling for a Pig (does this still happen
anywere, or is it now not acceptable for various reasons?).
One year, GREAT excitement was caused by a visit in the
evening of the event by The Don Cossack Riders, who hurtled
up & down the field on horseback performing many acrobatic
& athletic movements, such as picking up handerchiefs from the
ground as they hurtled past at speed! Down here in our albeit
lovely village is the annual plastic duckrace in the River
Lynher!
Happy memories,
Graham Anthony, Rilla Mill, Cornwall.

AT THE FESTIVAL DID YOU Call us today on 01279 657 706
LEAVE A CLOCK?
www.howegreenhouseschool.co.uk
Did you leave a clock at the bric-a-brac
stall & forget to collect it? if so contact HOWE GREEN HOUSE SCHOOL, GREAT HALLINGBURY,
Barbara on 01279 730 498 BISHOP’S STORTFORD, HERTS CM22 7UF

Former Deputy Headteacher Why do we get a kick out of every class we run
very effective at raising standards It's fun. Our coaches have fund teaching, the
children have fun learning new skills and our
Reading techniques coached; books loaned parents relax and enjoy a friendly chat. So
Clearly taught NC maths wether you're nurturing a future star or just
want a happier, healthier child Why not sign up
Quality of writing and handwriting improved and have ball with us!
SATs, 11+ and Common Entrance
Dyslexia [email protected]eckrkeiscr.ksce.coros..ucukok .uk
Weekly follow-up activities

01279 600 102

Denise Loomes

King’s Thursday, 2 Rowney Gardens, Sawbridgeworth, CM21 0AT

[email protected]

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CARPENTER

John Adamson TREES AND GRASS ON ISLAND IN
FRONT OF ARDLEY CRECENT
Qualified and experienced NEED CUTTING BACK
for all domestic carpentry
EXITING FROM ARDLEY CRESCENT YOU
Free quotations Fully insured CANNOT SEE BEND UNTIL TOO LATE

07779 715888 01371 811 688 Because of trees and grass which are growing right up to
the edge of the road you cannot see if traffic is coming
MHS Builders until you are well into the road
To enable you to see the whole of the road in this picture
Extensions I had to stand right at the edge of the road. If I was in a car
All types of carpentry the front of the car would have been on the Matching
Roofing and tiling Road and anything coming would have hit me.
UPVC windows, doors and conservatories
Loft/Garage conversions I have emailed Highways the above information
Plastering asking tham if they could please cut back the greenery
All other work undertaken Bruno

Tel: 01279 739409 FIT 'N FUN
Mobile: 07718 539 969

HERTS HEATING

Town Grove, Dunmow Road, Hatfield Heath,
Bishops Stortford, Herts CM22 7BN

For all your Gas Installation and Servicing needs.
Free Quotations for gas heating installations.
CORGI registration number 222.
Local company established in 1974.

Call us on 01279-730 060
Fax us on 01279-730 065
E-mail us at [email protected]

• Interior & Exterior decoration One morning on the green at Ardley Crescent I came
• carried out to a high specification. across three ladies doing alternate sets with a Step
• Full public liability. apparatus and hand weights, a Medicine Ball and
• 30 yrs Experience running a circuit around the green. It turned out that
the lady on the step apparatus was Rachel Eastland
• Ceilings papered. who is an Exercise Professional, Level 3 Personal
Trainer, BA Sports Studies
• Wall coverings and wall paper hung Contact Details: 12 Ardley Crescent, 07748 521 884
01279 731 076
No job too large or too small
How did the farmer fix his jeans?
Contact Steve. With a cabbage patch!

Phone : 01279 724 805 Mobile : 07836 588 886 What did the mother broom say to the baby broom?
Go to sweep, dear.
E-mail :[email protected]
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Address: Field View, Sheering, Herts.

CHARLIE FROM BROOMFIELDS WILLS
BEING TAKEN FOR A RIDE

ON THE BACK OF A MOTORBIKE

BUILDERS

MERCHANTS

Building, Timber, (01279)
Paving Plumbing,

600 666Supplies TRADE & RETAIL

The Maltings, Station Road Sawbridgeworth, Herts.

"Walkies are okay but on a hot sunny day you GM Property Maintenance
can't beat flying along with the wind blowing
through your whiskers and your ears flapping" Decorating Specialists
said Charlie.
When asked what happens if it rains, he said he Est. 1987
doesn't go out in the rain
Specialising in:
Home interior and exterior decoration
Building maintenance and restoration

Professional and reliable service Fully insured

Tel: 01279 730733
07867 805382

E-mail: [email protected]

BLINDS General DIY, Curtain Rails and Shelves Erected, Flat Packs
CONSERVATORY assembled. Patio, Drive and Brickwork Pressure Washed, Fencing
HOUSE
PLEATED and Sheds Preserved and Repaired, Hedge Cutting, including
PINOLEUM Shrubs and Tree Pruning,
ROLLER
ROMAN House Painting, Exterior & Interior, Windows Pipe Work and
COMMERCIAL Weather Boards Stained and Painted. Fencing Erected, Gardens

Phone now for a friendly chat and Driveways Shingled and Pebbled. Guttering Unblocked,
with Sue to get more information Roofs Moss and Mildew Power-washed Off.

Tel : 07885 510 400 Please do not hesitate to ask. Contact lan and Jan at
San Michelle, Jacks Lane, Takeley

01279 870 946

A COMPLETE SERVICE FOR YOUR HOME

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Are you a budding cartoonist? have a go and send it in to me -
no age limit 0 - 100 year olds

WE DID IT!

Ebay drop-off Shop Many thanks to all those who
have responded so
YOU DROP, WE SELL, YOU EARN! conscientiously to our request
for dog walkers to clean up
If you have any items to sell and don’t have the time, after their pets when walking
but want to reap the rewards, let us sell them for you! on our grass field margins
As an Ebay Trading Assistant we offer 3 options:- and footpaths. We have had at least a 90%
improvement in the situation and would hope that
we can persuade the remaining few “offenders” to
oblige !

1. You can drop the items into the shop T.C., M.J. and C.M.Hockley
2. We will collect your items Friars Farm
3. We can photograph the items at your home or
DIXON & CO
premises.

….. and then we do the rest!

We take a small % commission and send you a cheque
for the balance once the item is sold!

We also sell New and original artwork, cards, CHARTERED CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANTS
jewellery and gifts in the shop.
If you are a local artist, craft-maker and would For local, friendly advice contact Paul Dixon
like to sell your items in the shop, please call
or pop in and see us! Wallburys, Stortford Road, Hatfield Heath, CM22 7DL

Initial opening hours: Saturday & Sunday Tel: 01279 739 076
10am – 4pm.
Email: [email protected]
Enquiries at any other time Tel: 01279 433834 or www.dixonandco.com
07900 082633

DAISY M, Unit 11 Heathview, Pond Lane, Hatfield
Heath, Bishops Stortford, Herts, CM22 7AB

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HATFIELD HEATH BRIDGE CLUB Apartment for Hire in Bogaz, Northern Cyprus

What are you going to do this winter? Would you A spacious apartment with air-con, marble
like to learn to play bridge? flooring, a well-equipped kitchen & large
Our relaxed and friendly classes for beginners are lounge. Apartment sleeps 4 people (double
held on Tuesday evenings en-suite & a twin room plus cot avail. if req.)
New Term starts at 8pm on 30th September 2008
. Rental price from £195 p/w
If you already play bridge but would like to improve
your game and feel more confident about 01279 731 189 / 07836 214 816
playing in a club you could join our Monday classes www.holidaylets.net/
for "Improvers " properties/29450
New Term starts at 8 pm 29th September 2008.
Classes are run by our English Bridge Union trained (Property Ref: CN29450)
teachers Brian & Penny Hassell who can be
contacted for more information fitness for hire
fitness for life
By telephone on: 01279721428
Or email on: Get in shape for summer!
with fitness for hire
[email protected]
Get fit in the comfort and privacy
HOW IMPORTANT IS IT TO USE THE Of your own home.
CORRECT WORDS AND KEEP YOUR
treadmills £21 per wk
LANGUAGE SIMPLE?
cross trainers £17.50 per wk

exercise bikes fr £12 per wk

rowers £16.50 per wk

The council says in its latest Green Guide to waste NEW!!
disposal that “Wheelie bins should be available on Vibration plates £45 per wk
the collection day, by placing them at the curtilage
of the property or a place designated by the Rates based on minimum hire
council.” period of 4 wks.
Rates reduced for longer durations.*
Concise Oxford English Dictionary ( a recent 11th
Edition ) gives as the definition of curtilage:- Book for 8 weeks and we’ll give you
“An area of land attached to a house and forming 2 weeks FREE OFCHARGE!*
one enclosure with it.”
So taking it literally you could leave your wheelie * Not applicable to vibration plates
bins at the back of your garden.
Tel: 01279 739 416/01279 739 413

e-mail: [email protected]

www.fitnessforhire.co.uk

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THE U3A MINUTES OF PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
FLOWER & VEGETABLE SHOW HELD AT 7.30 PM ON WED 11TH JUNE 2008

2pm Tues 19th August IN THE URC HALL, HATFIELD HEATH
OPEN FORUM 1 member of Public present.
Takes place at Markwell Pavillion, Castle Gardens,
Bishops Stortford on Tuesday 19th August. PRESENT: Cllr Bob Jones (Chairman) Cllrs Mark
Although only U3A members can enter items for the Lemon, Paula O'Sullivan, Bart Sheekey, Mel Sullivan and
show, everyone is welcome to come at 2.00 p.m. to Gary Waller.
see what promises to be a great show. Entry is £1 In attendance: Clerk to the Council Ernie Fenwick
which includes coffee and cake, and there will be a
raffle with great prizes, including Sunday lunch for ELECTION OF OFFICERS
two at the Hunters Meet! Prior to the election of officers, Cllr Jones presented a
Hope to see you there! Hannah Shine proposal for the continuing management of the parish
council and its meetings. Discussion followed on the
The Flower Pot, The Heath, Hatfield Heath, proposal and the following points were agreed.
Bishop's Stortford, Herts, CM22 7BD 7EB Clerk to send all correspondence as Officer of the Council
Clerk to bring current file of correspondence to meetings
Telephone: 01279 731 150 Clerk to provide log of actions since previous meeting
Clerk to investigate use of laptop and IT at meetings
Website: www.the-flower-pot.net Clerk to present financial reports with Agenda, 7 days
prior to meeting
Clerk to advise individual councillors of correspondence
relating to their area of responsibility
Clerk to re-instate display of publications received
Cllr Lemon to advise on following of protocol
Other areas of the proposal were deferred for further
consideration.
Cllr Lemon proposed Cllr Jones for Chairman, seconded
by Cllr Sheekey. Carried.
Cllr O’Sullivan proposed Cllr Sheekey for Vice Chairman,
Cllr Lemon seconded. Carried.

MALLON TREE CARE APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE & DECLARATION
OF MEMBERS INTERESTS:
NPTC QUALIFIED STAFF Apologies from Cllrs Paul Simpson and Sandra Rust
15 YEARS EXPERIENCE Cllrs Sullivan, Jones, O’Sullivan and Sheekey are
members of SSE. Cllrs Sullivan, Jones, Lemon, Sheekey
FULL INSURANCE and Waller are members of National Trust, Cllr Sheekey
is a member of the Woodland Trust, Cllr Lemon is a
ALL TREE WORK District Councillor and Cllr Sullivan is treasurer of the
UNDERTAKEN AT Village Magazine
COMPETITIVE RATES MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING OF 14th
May: The minutes were signed as a true record of the
FOR A FREE ESTIMATE meeting.
CALL REPORTS TO / FROM COUNTY AND DISTRICT
COUNCILLORS
OFFICE : 01279 877726 Cllr Lemon asked of the Clerk of Hatfield Broad Oak has
MOBILE : 07946 550777 contacted this council re NATS and G2 submissions.
Clerk has not received any contact
07986 147 914 CLERKS REPORT: All matters dealt with under
[email protected] Agenda Items
FINANCIAL MATTERS:
Find us in YELL Clerk reports that the six month bond with HSBC is now
coming to its conclusion and better investments are now
available elsewhere. Recommended not to renew.
Proposed by Cllr Jones that a suitable bond be researched
and £10000 be invested. Clerk to discuss with Cllrs Jones
and Sullivan and proceed.
Cllr Sullivan reported that a meeting attended by HBO,
Great Hallingbury, Little Hallingbury and Hatfield Heath

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PC was addressed by SSE and the cost of fighting the G2 Cllr Sullivan reports there is a dispute regarding parking
proposal is going to be substantially greater than that for on the new area at Broomfields. Clerk to obtain written
the G1 submission. He proposed that we increase our grant confirmation from UDC.
to £1000. An amendment was proposed that we contribute PLAY AREA
£500 now and increase to £1000 if G1 is approved. Carried. Open Space
Council met on site prior to this meeting to look at the site
The following payments were approved: and to consider options. Suggestions are for an extended
toddlers play area with picnic tables, Ball Park, Rose
E Fenwick Expenses 132.23 garden, Country Walk. Suggest that an article be placed in
Village magazine with these and other suggestions with a
RCCE Subscriptions 55.00 request for input from residents. Cllr Jones to liaise with
Clerk and Jane Elsom at UDC
SSE Grant 500.00 PLANNING
Applications
H H CC Grant 150.00 32 Broomfields HH UTT/0704/08/FUL
The Council strongly objects to the application on the
VILLAGE GREEN AND THE HEATH grounds that the initial conditions were imposed to restrict
this use and should be continued.
Trees on Village Green, Dunmow Road Clerk discussed STANSTED AIRPORT
G2 Submission
Tree preservation with Ben Smeeden, Tree Officer for Meeting deadline has now been extended. Cllr Sullivan
proposed that initially the G1 submission should be used
UDC and he confirmed that no TPO’s had been violated as a basis, amended as required and then subsequently a
more thorough response is submitted. Carried
and all was in order. OTHER REPORTS FROM COUNCILLORS
Waste Skip
Pond Lane shops The green waste skip was only at Broomfields for 10
minutes the other Sunday. Why. If it is full can we have
Clerk has confirmed with Henry Turtill that he has written the route altered as we always seem to be at the end of the
run and the skip is often full, or additional skips need to be
to UDC Planning department regarding Shabby Chic provided. Clerk to write to UDC.

displaying wares on Village Green. Clerk has spoken to DATES OF NEXT MEETING
13th August
UDC Planning who confirmed that an unannounced visit
LARGE SKIP
was made on Monday and wares were being displayed.
FOR YOUR LOFT/GARAGE CLEARANCE ETC.
Clerk has forwarded plans showing extent of Village will be here on

Green to Planning Department. Awaiting their decision. 3rd AUGUST and 9th NOVEMBER
at
Henry Turtill is writing to Shabby Chic advising them that
Broomfield Crescent AM Ardley Crescent PM
their use of the Village Green is unlawful.
CHILDRENS WORLD FAIR
‘A’ Boards
August Bank Holiday
Cllr O’Sullivan prepared a letter which was approved by
on The Heath
the Business Association and has delivered the letter to
Since the above meeting Parish there has been
Pond Lane shops. No change has been noted. Cllr Lemon another on the 9th July 2008 in which it was decided
to have the above fair on the weekend of 25th
suggested that we put this on agenda for next month to August.

make a decision on exactly what we are prepared to do in

relation to ‘A’ boards.

Grass Cutting

John Kenney has contacted the Clerk regarding the

exceptional weather conditions that are causing the grass

to grow much faster than usual and suggests that we are

prepared for two extra cuts this year

Fair

The May fair was washed out on the Monday although the

Sunday was not too bad. Clerk said he had not yet received

any donation from Perretts. Cllr Jones suggests that we

research other councils and find out the rates for allowing

fairs to use the village green and then implement a fee

structure. Carried.

Barkers Lane

Cllr Rust has asked the Clerk to mention the footpath next

to Barkers Lane has now been blocked up and has there

been a change of which we are not aware. Cllr Lemon

said that this has never been an official footpath and the

entrance is not a public right of way.

Yellow kerbs

Cllr Sullivan reported that Colin Newman is going to paint

the kerbs on Sunday 22nd June.

HIGHWAYS AND FOOTPATHS

Grass Cutting.

J Kenney Services have made the first cut of the islands at

Broomfields and the urban and rural verge cuts.

PARKING AND POLICING

Parking at Broomfields

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BOWLS - VILLAGE HALL

Monday 1st Sept at 7.30pm

SECOND RUNWAY CALL IN Fancy a Game of Bowls?
Never Played Before?
STILL AWAITED come and try
In the Village Hall
You’ll have seen some rumblings in the press about the Please bring flat shoes
second runway application. SSE expects that, as a matter
of routine, BAA's planning application for a second (Soft smooth soles so that mats aren’t damaged)
runway will be designated by the Government as a major
infrastructure project sometime during the course of this we’ll provide the bowls
month and formally referred to an Independent Inspector A GAME FOR ALL AGES
who will be asked to chair a Public Inquiry probably
starting early next year and running into 2010. All welcome
AGM in the Committee Room
BUT WHAT ABOUT THE RESULT OF
LAST YEAR’S INQUIRY? At the Festival The Bowling Club had a mat
set up at the Cricket Practise nets to allow people
There’s been an extraordinary delay in announcing the to have a try at bowling,.
decision on BAA's 2006 planning application for
unlimited use of the existing runway, which was the They had a few people showing an interest so
subject of a Public Inquiry last year. While the whilst the club is having their AGM on Monday
Government has long been committed to achieving full 1st Sept 2008 in the committee room, the Village
use of the existing Stansted runway, we suspect they are Hall will also be hired so that anyone interested
having difficulty squaring this desire with the actual can have a go at bowling (and existing members
evidence presented to last year's Public Inquiry. And can get some practice in after the summer break).
what’s the betting that the decision will come on the
same day as the second runway application call in? There is talk of refreshments in the shape of
nibbles & wine.
RESPONDING TO
THE PLANNING APPLICATION Alcohol is purely for medicinal purposes to
In the meantime, SSE’s preparations for responding to make joints flexible and enhance vision.
the application continue. We’ve heard that Uttlesford
District Council has received around 1000 letters of The Next Festival on the Heath will be on
objection. If you haven’t sent in your email or letter yet,
we urge you to do so now, and in any case before the 26 Sunday 14th June 2009
September deadline, quoting ‘Second Runway
Application’ to UDC (Planning), London Road, Saffron
Walden CB11 4ER, or send to
[email protected] Guidance on what to say
appears on our website at
www.stopstanstedexpansion.com/documents/SSE_object
_to_Stansted_second_runway_application.doc

CHILDRENS WORLD FAIR HATFIELD HEATH VILLAGE FESTIVAL
WILL BE ON THE HEATH ON 17TH JUNE 2008

AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY At time of going to print the books of this years
WEEKEND Festival were just closing but will not be ready for
this issue, so we will put details in the next
September issue

. From a rough check we look to have made enough
to pay back the £1000 which is advanced by the
Parish Council to finance early bills such as St John's
Ambulance, Insurance, Mr Marvel etc., and be in the
black by a few pounds.
All of the stalls of the different village groups and
charities have earned money for their group or
charity up to £200 or more for each group (we only
take 10% from each for the expenses of running
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Hatfield Heath CP School Football Club will begin their
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REAL! LEISURE HOUR

We went on a visit to Saffron Brewery in Henham. The

owner Tony gave a very informative talk on how this

very new venture was started and operates. He was in IT

for 25 years and decided he needed a change. If you

would like an insight into how Real Ale is made and then

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The equipment has been put together using

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HAPPY DOGZ

LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY'S VISIT Are you out at work all day?
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Located in a converted barn, Tony Barrett and his wife • 20 minutes,Dog visiting, feeding, etc £6.00
• Take Dog to any Vet appointments £6.00 per 30 mins
welcomed the 36 visitors, as we sipped at our samples of • Dog day out – weekends only Price on request
• Free Initial assessment home visit to meet yourself and
'Muntjac' he explained the complicated methods in which
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available were 'Henham Honey' 'Saffron Blonde' and

'Braintree Silk' .We all had a great time and wish the owners

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Cheers !

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Two lowest :- 0.16 inches in 2000

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During the middle of June this year, we had two
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15 YEARS IN TRADE
Our Chairman Brian Prosser thanked Kay for her Grass cutting, Hedge Trimming, Planting,
hospitality and presented her with a beautiful hydrangea Weed Treatment, One off Tidy Ups and
plant which hopefully will be added to the beautiful shrubs
that Kay already has. maintenance
Call for a friendly chat on
Hannah Shine Mobile 07956 524 586
Home Tel 01279 830 960
JOIN THE CLUB OR JUST VISIT

Visitors: £1 per meeting

Hatfield Heath Gardening Club

Call 01279 726 357 or 01279 730 498

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Web: www.broadoak.net

Email: [email protected]

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Woollcott House Restaurant

Great Hallingbury

01279 504 397

www.woollcotthouse.co.uk
Superb Family owned and run Restaurant
Set in 7 acres specialising in Weddings,

Private Parties, Funeral Refreshments

A La Carte menu and Table D'Hote Menu's
all fresh produce from local Source

Regular Dinner Dance and Theme Nights.
Sunday Lunch a Speciality.
Open Wednesday - Sunday.

( Other times by arrangement)

Hatfield Heath
The “Africa Mercy”

Are Available for HATFIELD HEATH HELPS TO
BRING HEALING IN WEST AFRICA!
Children’s Parties
Broad beans, canvas shoppers and wonderful, comforting
Celebrations coffee helped to raise a grand sum of over £1555 towards
the medical work of international, Christian charity Mercy
including Ships.

Wedding Receptions Following a distressing accident in the family,
Kevin and Michelina Adams were very appreciative of
Classes etc., etc., the skilled medical care that their daughter received at the
London Hospital. They decided to follow their surgeon’s
PREFERENTIAL RATES example in supporting a charity which provides the same
FOR expert care to desperate people, in countries where
healthcare is scarce and priced beyond the reach of
LOCAL ORGANISATIONS ordinary people. In Africa, just half the population has
AND access to a doctor or hospital; and in Liberia, where
Mercy Ships is serving in 2008, their hospital ship, the
LOCAL RESIDENTS Africa Mercy is the only fully functioning hospital for 3
¼ million people.
For Details Telephone
Surgeons, such as Dr Leo Cheng, regularly give
01279 730 544 their time and expertise to provide operations free-of-
charge - to reduce benign tumours which have extended
horrifically over many years without the opportunity of
treatment; to restore sight to the blind; to wipe away cleft-
lip-and-palate with all the sadness endured through lack
of prompt treatment, and where a faltering, smiling new
confidence emerges with the individual’s new
appearance; to provide a simple ninety minute operation
for ladies suffering ongoing incontinence following injury
in childbirth, due to a lack of obstetric care; to provide
orthopaedic operations to straighten bowed legs and club
feet.

Dental teams provide treatments and training.
Community development teams join with locals to build
clinics, water wells, sanitation, extending hospitals, and
training health care workers.

Money raised at Kevin and ‘Lina’s coffee
morning, together with proceeds from the raffle, and
generous support from local schools, St Joseph’s and

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Howe Green House, will all go towards providing Hair by BEE BEE
surgical instruments on the hospital ship.
ALL ASPECTS OF HAIRDRESSING
Mercy Ships hopes to join in next year’s festival
at Hatfield Heath. In the meantime, you can find out LADIES and GENTS
more by visiting www.mercyships.org.uk. :Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s for Senior Citizens

Jane Palmer Mercy Ships UK Community Fundraiser OPEN: Tues & Wed 9am - 5pm• Thur 9am -1pm

Direct Line - 01438 347481 Fri 9am-6pm • Sat 9am-1pm FULLY TRAINED
Mobile - 07881 887002
E-mail - [email protected] Heath View, Pond Lane, Hatfield Heath
Visit - www.mercyships.org.uk Tel: 01279 730 870 LONDON HAIR STYLISTS

THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION Daniel Robinson

A very big Thank-You to all the & Sons
Person`s who have provided
boxes plus Items to send to the Independent Family
Troops, This can be ongoing , its Funeral Directors Monumental Masons
good to know that so many
people are behind them in their A personal caring service
from family business day or night.
time of need Our trained staff will be pleased to give free
confidential advice on any matter
Sandra Saban R.B.L. Secretary
GOLDEN 3 BULLFIELDS
COUNSELLOR
CHARTER SAWBRIDGEWORTH
Caroline Powell-Allen M.A.,
FUNERAL PLANS 01279 722 476
UKRC (Reg. Ind.), MBACP (Accred.), CPC (Reg.)
79/81 SOUTH STREET WYCH ELM
Offering brief & longer-term counselling BISHOP’S STORTFORD HARLOW
Twelve years experience working with children, young people, adults
& couples at Bell St. Surgery, Sawbridgeworth & for Uttlesford Mind 01279 655 477 01279 426 990

NOW PRACTISING IN HATFIELD HEATH HASLERS LANE 146 HIGH STREET
Also offering counselling supervision for individuals & groups. GREAT DUNMOW EPPING

Please telephone for an appointment 01371 874 518 01992 560 890

01371 873 270 24 hour Family Careline
Golden Charter Pre-Payments Plans

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Why did the chocolate chip cookie visit the doctor? NEIGHBOURHOOD SPECIALIST OFFICER
He was feeling crumby. PC BRADLEY HEALEY
Why was the broom late?
It over-swept! will be in the Hatfield Heath Police Office
for Beat Surgeries and
www.jewelgenie.co.uk
Meetings of Neighbourhood Action Panel, (NAP)

Monday 6pm to 7pm

Handmade contemporary jewellery in on the following dates
sterling silver, pearls and gemstones August 4th Neighbourhood Action Panel,
September 1st Beat Surgery, October 6th
Beautiful, affordable designs perfect
for all occasions Neighbourhood Action Panel,

Shop on line, visit us at one of our PUBLIC MEETINGS URC
events or have a fun night in with PC BRADLEY AND A SENIOR OFFICER

friends and your very own Mondays
jewellery party! September 8th, December 1st

CALL US ON 07711 421 444 Crime Incidents

May _ June 2008

FLYING HIRE 2/5/2008 Medlers Mead, Hatfield Broad Oak.

Burglary of dwelling house. Entry via rear

CAR & CHAUFFEUR SERVICES door. Between 08:30 – 15:30
FOR ALL OCCASIONS
3/5/2008 Nuisance youths on quad bikes in Church
To and from Stansted, Luton, Heathrow,
Gatwick and City airports Road, Great Hallingbury. Around 15:40

3/6/5/2008 Tyre on motorcycle deflated by persons

unknown. High Street, Hatfield Broad Oak

Over weekend period.(Bank Holiday).

Corporate & A complete 7/5/2008 Dukes Orchard, Hatfield Broad Oak. Blue
Sporting events London Service
Subaru Impretza seen being towed away by
National meetings Shopping trips
two men in an old style Ford tow truck.
Theatre/dinner Hospital visits
trips White with blue square pattern on it.
Urgent courier
Guided tours services Occurred: 22:20

Weddings 16/5/2008 Till snatch from shop in Hatfield Heath.

(Persons arrested on suspicion of theft)

Around 13:40

17/6/2008 2 males seen in Waggon Mead area of

Hatfield Heath acting suspiciously. A local

resident was approached and asked if they

Our fleet of air conditioned vehicles knew how to lower the water pressure in
ranges from executive cars to luxury
their house as the males washing machine
people carriers and coaches
had broken down. Another resident was

asked if they wanted new carpets. Both

NEW - GROUP TRAVEL males in their 20’s, white, black hair

8 passenger vehicles now available for all events and one had bad breath.

For professionalism with the personal touch Reported on 22/06/2008
contact Chris New at
19/5/2008 Dwelling burglary in Wrights Green,
Tel: 01279 721 427 Fax: 01279 723 947
Mobile: 07968 026 032 Little Hallingbury. Brick thrown through

or visit our informative website: window to gain entry.
www.stansted-airport-taxis.com
Between 19:30 – 16:00

19/20/5/2008 Criminal damage to vehicle whilst

parked on driveway. Hammond Road,

Hatfield Broad Oak. Between 21:00-11:30

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21/5/2008 Theft of Quad bikes from premises in

Sparrows lane, Hatfield Broad Oak.

Around 03:00

26/5/2008 Two mountain bikes stolen from

refreshment area in Hatfield Forest. ‘D’ Your Local Photographic Services Provider

Lock had been cut through and securing chain Special Occasion Photography
why pay High Street photographer prices?
missing. Between 14:15 – 16:00. We will capture your special event and
supply all photographs to you on disc.
28/5/2008 Catalytic converters stolen off 4 vehicles
Photograph Restoration
parked in yard at Gt.Hallingbury. we repair and bring new life to faded and
damaged photographs.
Occurred overnight.
VHS to DVD Conversion
30/5/2008 Vehicle broken into and handbag stolen Preserve your treasured memories before
your VHS tapes break or your player gives
from the boot at Hatfield Forest. up for good!

Reported 12:09 Musical DVD Creations
We create fabulous "moving" shows from
31/5/2008 Theft of catalytic converter from your own photographs. An original way to
remember those special events weddings,
motor vehicle whilst parked on the drive of a birthdays, coming of age, a celebration of
life.
dwelling house in The Street, Takeley. Makes a unique gift for family and friends.

01/06/2008 Theft of heavy metal garden lamp Contact us on 07950 689 018
or email
stolen from front of premises in Ardley
[email protected]
Crescent, Hatfield Heath. Occurred
has opened in Sawbridgeworth,
overnight offering a range of Studio and
mat classes to suit all ages and
01/6/2008 Catalytic converter stolen from a level of fitness.

vehicle in Broomfields, Hatfield Heath. Pilates will help to:-

No times recorded. Improve Strength & Flexibility
Improve Posture
04/5/6/2008 Theft of a pedal cycle from side of Improve Balance

dwelling house. Between 23:00 – 12:00 Telephone Co-ordination & Circulation

06/2008 Catalytic converter stolen from Ford 07887 808 928 Reduce Stress

Van at St Valery, Takeley. Absolute Pilates, Allen House, G27,
The Maltings,Sawbridgeworth, Herts CM21 9JX
Occurred overnight.

12/13/6/2008 Front number plate of vehicle stolen

from Mill lane, Hatfield Heath.

Occurred overnight.

15/16/6/2008 Forced entry into industrial unit at

Gt.Hallingbury overnight. Reported10:29

16/6/2008 Mobile phone stolen from retail

premises in High Street, Hatfield Broad Oak.

MBicehtaweleen 08:50 –M0e9l:00.

16/6/2008 Damage to a car by person throwing

a brick. Feathers Hill, Hatfield Broad Oak.

Between 20:25 – 20:30

17/18/6/2008 Damage to a vehicle and hydraulic

pump stolen in farm yard at Bedlars Green,

Gt. Hallingbury Between 18:30 – 07:00

18/06/2008 Strimmer stolen from front of

dwelling house in Bedlers Green, Gt.

Hallingbury. Possible suspect white male in

20’s possibly in company with others using

a white flat back truck.Reported 12:48

21/06/2008 Car damaged in car park at Hatfield

Forest (rear screen smashed). Not known if

anything stolen from within. Around 19:50.

24/6/2008 Theft of an envelope containing cash

stolen from a persons inside jacket pocket

whilst in a local store in Hatfield Heath.

Between 17:30 – 18:0

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In beautiful, air conditioned buildings around premises of a small vehicle body shop in
with brand new equipment and facilities Hatfield Heath. 8–10 hours a week over 5 days. For

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Full time or Part Time Available
School Bus Picks Up & Takes Home Hatfield Haven Care Home
After School Kid's Club & Holiday Schemes
Stortford Road, Hatfield Heath, Bishops Stortford, Herts. CM22 7DL

Tel: 01279 730 043

Features:
Serene and homely environment;
24 hours care in compliance with CSCI Care
Standards;
Medical care provided by local group practice;
district nurse, physiotherapist and a chiropodist;
Highly qualified and motivated staff - RMA and
NVQ qualifications;
17 newly refurnished and redecorated rooms;
Each bedroom fitted with washbasin, TV and
call system to summon help;
A large day lounge with TV and radio;
Large dining with excellent meals on offer by
he in-house chef;
A Stair lift and a passenger lift to all floors;
Activities includes talks, parties, summer
barbecues, flower arranging e.t.c

Kindly drop by for viewing and to pick up our User
Guide and Statement of purpose. For placement and
other enquiries, please call the

Home Manager Donna Turner on 01279 730 043
or email: [email protected]

For details HAVE YOU TRIED
call Jan on
01279 718 823 OUR DELICIOUS LUNCHES?
www.palchildcare.co.uk
Snack and full menu
WANTED: EXPERIENCED ‘NANNY’ available Tuesday - Friday 12 -2pm

Part-time: 2 full days a week. 01279 730 549

We are looking for a reliable, kind-natured, caring and safety- Website: www.huntersmeet.co.uk
conscious person to look after our 3 children (ages 6, 4 and 2).
Duties to include local school runs, playing, cooking and tidying up
after the girls.

Childcare experience is essential. CRB and first aid certificates
desirable.

Tel: 01279 739 169
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