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September 2015

Hatfield Heath Village Magazine September 2015

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September 2015 THE MAGAZINE THAT KEEPS YOU IN TOUCH Est. 1893

V.J. Day Service at War Memorial Jim Pike
Jim Pike laying a wreath - lighting the Beacon

Jim was involved in bringing
back British Prisoners of war

Web : www.hatfield-heath.co.uk/magazine Email: [email protected]

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• Interior & Exterior decoration ANOTHER GREAT NIGHT FOR

• carried out to a high specification. THE HEATH PLAYERS

• Full public liability. Our production of Bomber’s Moon
• 30 yrs Experience walked away with five awards at the
• Ceilings papered. National Finals - Winning Play -
Audience Appreciation - Backstage Award
• Wall coverings and wall paper hung Adjudicator’s Award - Award for Comedy

No job too large or too small

Contact Steve.
Phone : 01279 724 805 Mobile : 07836 588 886

E-mail: [email protected]
Address: Field View, Sheering, Herts.

www.cornelldecorators-herts.co.uk

15019 Dec 15

The Players dedicated the winning play award to all
those in Bomber Command who failed to return......
Well done and thanks to all who contributed to and
supported the production, it was a great team effort.
I attach a couple of photos of the celebrations - the
fifth trophy is behind Steve’s head!
Mark

Hatfield Heath’s ‘Heath Players’

Win National Drama Awards

Local village drama group Heath Players recently
15037 Jan 2016 swept the board, winning five awards at the prestigious

National Drama Festivals Association All Winners
Festival held at Woking. This is the second time in
five years that Heath Players have won the Festival
which recognises the very best in amateur theatre.
The Players performed their production of William
Ivory’s ‘Bomber’s Moon’ which debuted at the
Hatfield Heath Village Hall in March and subsequently
won Hertford Theatre Week in April. This qualified
them for entry into the All Winners Festival where
they were pitted against groups from Halifax and
Manchester.
The play centred on the relationship between Jimmy (a
Lancaster gunner in WWII) and his carer David. The
action was set in the present but also featured
flashbacks to Jimmy’s wartime past.
After their performance at the Rhoda McGaw Theatre
they received a glowing adjudication from Paul Fowler
(adjudicator of the Festival).
All aspects of the production were praised, Chrissie
Richards astute direction, the brilliant acting of Martin
Bedwell as Jimmy and Lee Barnes as David, the
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in set dressing and props, and finally, Spencer
Richards’s terrific sound design which aided by some
brilliant lighting effects managed to recreate the hellish
conditions of bombing raids over Germany.

215027 Dec 2015

At the awards ceremony on the final night the group Stage Set Of Bomber's Moon
took away five trophies as follows
Winner – The Mary Blakeman Trophy
Adjudicator Award – The Felixstowe Festival Award
Back stage – The Sydney Fisher Trophy
Audience Appreciation – The Halifax Evening Courier
Award
Best comedy moment or actor – John Scowen Award
In a moving tribute, the Players dedicated the winners’
award to the 55,000 members of Bomber Command
who lost their lives in the Second World War.
Anyone who would be interested in joining the group
in any capacity can contact Mark Ratcliff on 01279
503174 or [email protected]

Heath Players

Auditions 2 September

The Heath Players will be performing two radio 15035 Dec2015
scripts this Autumn.
“Hancock’s Half Hour” & “Clare in the Community”
Steve Foster will be in the director’s chair.
We will be holding auditions on Wednesday 2 Sep-
tember at 7.30pm onwards at ‘The Bungalow’, Dun-
mow Road.
Performances will be in the Village Hall on Friday
30 and Saturday 31 October.
The auditions are open to anyone, of any age and the
production will be an ideal opportunity for newcom-
ers to take a part. The production will take the form
of ‘rehearsed readings’ and we will seek to recreate
the atmosphere of the BBC recordings.
If you would like to get involved in any way either
on stage or behind the scenes please come along. If
you cannot make the date or want any further infor-
mation please contact Steve Foster on 01279 730690
or Mark Ratcliff on 01279 503174.

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3 15031 Dec 2015

Hatfield Haven Care Home

Stortford Road, Hatfield Heath, Bishops Stortford, Herts. CM22 7DL Alex Welby (Matching Road), age 18, plays for the
Essex BACD (Disability) team and is a member of
Tel: 01279 730 043 Hatfield Heath
Cricket Club. He
www.hatfieldhaven.co.uk scored a massive
235 not out for
Features: Essex v Kent on
╚ Serene and homely environment; Sunday 19 July at
╚ 24 hours care in compliance with CQC Care Standards Orpington in Kent.
╚ Medical care provided by local group practice; He made his
county debut for
district nurse, physiotherapist and a chiropodist; Essex BACD at
╚ Highly qualified and motivated staff - RMA and the age of 12 and
has been part of
NVQ qualifications; the county squad
╚ 20 single and 1 double newly refurnished and ever since.
Alex has been
redecorated training
rooms (newly built extension included) throughout the winter at the University of East
╚ Each bedroom fitted with an en-suite bathroom and London and Chelmsford County Ground and
call system to summon help; expectations were high this season. He started well
╚ A newly extended and enlarged day lounge with Flat this season with 2 half centuries but nobody could
creen TV and radio. have predicted a score of 235 not out - shame it
╚ Large dining room with excellent meals on offer was on the same day England got thrashed by
by the in-house chef; Australia at Lords!
╚ A Stair lift and a passenger lift to all floors; Essex are having a great season, second in the
╚ Activities includes talks, parties, summer barbecues, South of England division and are one win away
flower arranging e.t.c from qualifying for a national knock out semi-final.
A match against Surrey 26 July is a must win
Kindly drop by for viewing and to pick up a copy of our match (I’ll keep you posted).
brochure. For placement and other enquiries, please contact Alex has always had great eye-ball coordination,
and discovered cricket at an early age. He would
Amanda Austin (Manager) often be seen in the club nets at HHCC with Mark
email : [email protected] Graves, club captain.
The Welby’s moved to Hatfield Heath 6 years ago
15011 Dec 2015 and both Alex and myself (Dad) joined the the
village club two years ago. Through Alex being at
25 YEARS IN TRADE the county, I achieved my ambition to become a
qualified cricket coach and have worked with
Grass Cutting, Hedge Trimming, Essex BACD for the past two years. Along with
Planting, club captain Mark Graves & Mark Taylor, this
year we relaunched junior cricket coaching on the
One off Tidy Ups Heath - its been a huge success!
Regularly Weekly Maintenance Mark Welby

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Patio Cleaning Hi Bruno,
Unfortunately the match against Surrey was rained
Email: [email protected] off, which left Surrey to go through to the national
semi’s on net run rate.
Mobile 07956 524 586 On a positive note, Alex was named Cricketer of the
Home Tel 01279 830 960 Month by Essex County Cricket Club, and on the
website cricketworld.com, he was voted as player of
15085 July 2016 the week.
4 Mark Welby

HISTORY OF FOOTBALL CLUB Member of *Emergency Door Opening
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The village had a very successful and well run club DBS checked *Upvc Locks Specialist
over the decade of the fifties. Both teams won their *Whether Broken,Repaired,
respective leagues and cups on many occasions
The cup finals were played at Rhodes Avenue the old or Replaced.
ground of Bishops Stortford in front of crowds of *All Locks Supplied & Fitted
around 1000 spectators with Halls coaches providing *All Lockwork Undertaken,
2 buses to ferry in the heath team and supporters *Doors,Windows,garages,Sheds.
The team played in black and amber quartered shirts *Est over 10yrs, Fully Insured
on a pitch behind Bentley's in Matching road.there *Oap Discounts
was a shed at the end of Barkers lane
were adults paid 2d and children 1d entrance fee .the Call Keeley For a Free Quote Or Friendly Advice On..
ground had posts and wires down the touchlines to
keep back the spectators.the average gates were 30 to 01279 739 156 07736 929 440
40 people
This quote was put in the local paper 10 Chesnut Drive, Hatfield Heath, CM22 7ER
"Hatfield Heath. are a very go ahead club they have a
white ball and fluorescent linesman flags" 15091 July 2016
The trainer(sponge man) had a wooden case with
various creams and medical accessories and a
galvanised bucket full of cold water and a sponge
To play for the club you had to be born in the village.
live in the village or be married to a village girl
The club was funded mainly by a flower show and
fete held on the ground with 2 marques for the flower
show numerous sideshows and a large wooden slide
on the scaffolding in the corner of the ground the day
was ended with advance in the Trinity hall
Happy and successful days
Dave

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Hatfield Heath,

Bishop’S Stortford, Herts

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5 15023 Dec 2015

The Hundred Parishes Society

For All Building Works - If you enjoyed the old postcard
Extensions/Renovations - of Barkway, mentioned in our
Decorating - Plumbing - Electrics article last month, you may like
Carried Out with Great Attention to Detail to try the three mile walk
Tel: 01279 757 323 07836 205 103 around Stansted Mountfitchet
that can be downloaded from
C 15015 Dec 15 the Walks section of our website
www.hundredparishes.org.uk. The description of
WIRELESS ALARM SYSTEMS walk number 3 is illustrated with postcard images of
CCTV CAMERAS a hundred years ago. Each location can be readily
identified today.
ACCESS CONTROL
INTERCOMS The Stansted walk, like each of the 20 on our
website, starts and finishes at a railway station on
FOR ALL YOUR ELECTRONIC SECURITY NEEDS the line from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
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15017 Dec 15 Fifty years ago, there would have been far greater
scope for walks between stations. More than twenty
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15016 Feb 16 Our area was particularly affected by rail closures:
in the north the line from Cambridge via Linton to
Get Ready Haverhill and the branch line from Audley End
For Summer through Saffron Walden to Bartlow; in the west, the
Buntingford line; and in the east the route between
At Bishop’s Stortford, Dunmow and Braintree. The
closure of so many stations probably constrained
Escape Beauty expansion and thereby helped the Hundred
Parishes retain its rural characteristics.

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Single £45 1hr Course of 10 £350 We now have severe issues on our main road which
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THE BYAS EYE LIFTER Road, Hatfield Heath. So many deep Potholes!
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Ÿ Helps reduce swollen tissue cars going up and down here!. Receipts for repairs
could be produced if required.
Ÿ Dark circles disappear I have sent Photos of the Potholes to Essex
Highways and the work was due to be done at the
Ÿ Wrinkles reduce within a short time handbag size pen end of September 2015 which I did not
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but it has not got us anywhere at all!.We are still

07740 433 417 Sue Burgess scheduled for 2016-17
Situated in the Shaw Hatfield Heath Can you see if you can help us in this matter please.
OFFERING ALL ASPECTS OF BEAUTY They resurfaced Little Hallingbury a while ago

BRIDGE IS FUN which did NOT need doing YET this road
DOES!!!!
Hatfield Heath Bridge Club Many thanks,
Jane Woollcott

Hello,

This is how to complain about the road on

Learning bridge opens up a whole new world. A1060. If you are on Facebook then contact
these people Residents for Uttleford- R4U
It keeps your brain active and introduces you to if not
many new friends. GO to www.essexhighways.org/tell-us-

Our relaxed and friendly classes are for two hours pothole.aspx
and are a mix of tutorial and play with a break for a This will amaze you as when you click into it it
says it has already been reported BUT it is not
drink, a biscuit and a chat.

“Beginners” Classes priority.
So then you need to click on unhappy face and
Tuesday evenings starting 7.30 pm 22 Sept 2015 then thats your opportunity to write your

If you already play bridge but would like to complaint in the box.
improve your game you may enjoy our I have written mine saying it is totally

“Improvers” Classes unacceptable etc but also mentioned they did
Little Hallingbury road which did not need
Monday evenings starting 7.30 pm 21 Sep 2015 doing so where are they coming from?!
For more information contact: I have also sent the pictures of the road to them.
I think my next course of action will be an
Brian & Penny Hassell illumines spray paint on the holes!!!!!
Tel: 01279 721428

Email: [email protected] Regards,

ª©¨§ Jane

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Hello Bruno, Handyman Services
with reference to the article in the last edition of the
Hatfield Heath Magazine about the condition of v Furniture need assembling?
Stortford Road, I had already been in touch with The v Shelves or pictures need hanging?
Highways department on Essex County Council a few v Blinds need fitting?
weeks ago. I then received a phone call state v Radiator covers need installing?
ing that, as your article says, the works would be v Door need planing?
carried out in September. I said this was not good v Small plumbing job?
enough and that there is a high risk of a serious
accident along this stretch of road. I was told that it No odd job too small
would be looked into further. I have now received an
email from Mr Duncan Mackay Which reads as Local resident with 15 years experience
follows. Mark Lanham Contact Scott
Dear Mr Lanham
Further to my previous communication I am 01279 731104 07817 223339
emailing to inform you of further developments
regarding Stortford Road, Hatfield Heath. 15089 July 2016
Regrettably the planned works for later this year
have had to be cancelled. This site had been IYENGAR YOGA
identified for micro-surfacing and would have
received some patching works however, it has Local Classes for all ages
deteriorated at a greater rate than had been
anticipated and there are still some drainage works and levels of ability
to be completed, which mean that this year the
works are not suitable to complete. Stortford Road You will be taught in a very warm friendly atmosphere
will certainly be considered for 2016/17 works but So come and join us
the exact nature of that work is too early to
confirm. For further information about times, venues as well as the health
Stortford Road will continue to be inspected benefits to be gained
monthly, should any defects be found then please Contact Jenny
be assured that the appropriate action will be taken
in accordance with our Maintenance Strategy. I 01279 730 751
would like to apologise for giving you incorrect
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information was correct at the time of writing.
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Council Email: [email protected]

15090 Dec 2015

Shenene Glashan B.Ost

Registered Osteopath

Hi Mark, Do you have any
aches and pains???
I echo Jane Woolcott's request in the strongest
Why Suffer? It will not go on
terms. its own!!!

Get it looked at before it
starts to affect your day.

Have so far had 3 broken wheels (all had to be SG OSTEO is a friendly,

replaced) and full front suspension repair to a professional practice that will

newish Mercedes in the last 18 months AND 2 help to guide your body on the
road to healing itself.
buckled wheels (not yet replaced) & full front

suspension repair on the Audi, not to mention tyre

damage. Total outlay well over £2000 not including

tyres. Don't delay what you can do
today.
Sadly, this section of road is on my route to work.
SG OSTEO LTD, Bretts Farm,
The potholes are unavoidable without, in places, Chelmsford Road,
White Roding
crossing into the oncoming lane and in any event CM6 1RF

cannot always be seen at night and / or in the wet 07908 221 888

and / or on winter mornings, especially when some 15060 Sept 15

oncoming vehicles insist on driving under full (HID)

beam.

Kind regards Costa

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Hatfield Heath

& MINUTES OF PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
HELD AT 7.30 PM ON
INSTITUTE
wednesday 12th AUGUST 2015
Are Available for IN THE URC HALL, HATFIELD HEATH
COUNCIL MEETING
Children’s Parties Minute
PRESENT:
Small tables and chairs now available Cllr Mark Lemon (ML), (Chairman), Cllrs Mark Bissell
(MB), Ian Fitzgerald (IF), Bob Jones (BJ), David Parish
Celebrations (DP), Colin Skyrme (CS), Suzanna Wood (SW)
In attendance: ECC Cllr Susan Barker (SB), Clerk to the
including Council Ernie Fenwick, and 6 members of the public

Wedding Receptions CHAIRMANS WELCOME AND OPEN FORUM
The Chairman welcomed everyone present and opened
Classes etc., etc., the meeting.

PREFERENTIAL RATES The following items were raised by members of the
FOR public
• VJ Day celebrations. To be discussed under
LOCAL ORGANISATIONS Chairman’s Report
AND • Potholes. About 30% have been marked. (See Item

LOCAL RESIDENTS 1460 a(ii))

For Details Telephone 1450. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllr Gary Waller (GW), attending an EFDC planning
01279 730 544 meeting, Matt Richards (MR), unwell
Registered Charity No. 268367
1451. MINUTES OF LAST MEETING
15004 Dec 2015 The minutes of the Parish Council Meeting of 8th July
were signed as a true record of the meeting.

1452. DECLARATION OF MEMBERS INTERESTS:
ML is a district councillor. DP is a member of the
Tenants Forum. SW is employed by UDC. MB declared
an interest as a director of a company on the list of

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heath. Speed survey carried out to all major roads. 15013 Dec 15
Pedestrian crossing near Holy Trinity Church is now very
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ML has only attended one council meeting. Leader of the Dog Walking/Day Care, Cat Feeding Garden
County Council Conservative ruling group has said he felt
it was inevitable that a second runway at Stansted was Maintenance, Home Watch Visits Contact
constructed. ML asked UDC cabinet if they agreed with
that statement. Reply was that the UDC totally opposed ‘The Neighbours’ Est’d in 2000
the construction of a second runway.
Ask us to look after your pets for regular or one-off
1455. CLERKS REPORT: dog walks and general pet care.Plants watered, house

Matters from last meeting and Action Register calls & checks. Local residents since 1999
Fully insured - References provided.
1501/01 The Stag island parking issue. Clerk has asked
Phone Robert & Andrew on 01279 731 537 or
for the relevant plans submitted on behalf of Email: [email protected]

the Lord of the Manor registering ownership of

the Village Green including the islands, but has

so far received nothing. He will contact the 15061 Mar 2016

Lord of the Manor directly in seven days if

plans are not received EF

1501/05 Kerbing in Broomfields. Clerk has submitted
proposals to Local Highways Panel. Clerk to
request a response. this is in the validation
process and EH will provide a response soon.EF

1502/09 Parking spaces at Nursery on the Heath.

Enforcement Officer has confirmed That an

application was submitted on 31st July but was

invalid as it was Incorrectly completed. It must

be resubmitted by 21st August and then there

Will be 2 months for decision by UDC planning

EF

1505/01 Request meeting with Cllr Barker and ECC

Highways. To be arranged for 18th August at

County Hall EF

1506/01 Stortford Road potholes. See Item 1460 (ii) EF

1506/05 Removal of bulrushes. See Item 1465 DP

Correspondence
i. EALC training bulletin
ii. Financial Accounts, Holy Trinity Church, URC, Hatfield

Regis History Society, Buffy Playbus, Alexia Wilson
Trust
iii. Police Partnership document

Meetings & Training 15093 Aug 2016
i. Parish Forum Mon 28 Sept 7 pm UDC Offices

Saffron Walden
ii. Councillor training day 1 Wed 30th Sept 9.30 – 3.30

£70 EALC Gt Dunmow
iii. Councillor training day 2 Tues 6th Oct 9.30 – 3.30

£70 EALC Gt Dunmow

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Tug-o-War at the VJ day Celebrations

1456. CHAIRMANS REPORT
ML reported that he will ensure that the gates to the
Heath are open for the VJ Day celebrations.
BJ proposed that £130 be set aside for the VJ day
celebrations. Seconded CS. To be placed on Agenda for
the next meeting. Agreed

1457. WAR MEMORIAL
Quotation received from Adamson Conservation of £420
for cleaning the war memorial. BJ proposed it is delayed
until 2016/17 and placed into next year’s budget.
Agreed

1458. FINANCIAL REPORT:
Receipts of £500 from Circus Tyanna, £1600 from Essex
CC for Rural Verge Cutting,
Bank Balance after the authorisation of the following
payments £13640.44

i. PW May Contracting Village Green works 6451.35
ii. D Parish Allotments 161.96
iii. M Bissell Allotments 300.00
iv. G O’Rourke Allotments 23.00
v. AK Faux Wildlife Area 100.00
vi. Hatfield Heath Cricket Club
2087.52
Village Green works 240.00
vii. PKF Littlejohn Audit Fees 20.00
viii E Fenwick Website Maintenance 161.73
ix. Clerk Expenses
14105 sep 15 x. Staff Salaries
xi. HMRC PAYE

Accounts to be authorised by ML and SW

1459. PLANNING MATTERS
a. Decisions by UDC Planning Dept.

None

b. Applications
i. Wengen, Chelmsford Road HH; UTT/15/2372/FUL;

Change of use of residential annexe to independent
dwelling. NO OBJECTIONS
c. Appeals
ii. Sunnymead, Matching Road HH; UTT/18/0796/HHF;
APP/C1570/D/15/3128973; Proposed single storey
rear extension; (No additional submission of
comments allowed)

1460. HIGHWAYS
Update on Highways Issues
i. Missing direction sign at Stortford

Road/Sawbridgeworth Road junction. SB has received
a reply that the sign will be replaced as part of the
redesign of the junction of Stortford
Road/Sawbridgeworth Road which is anticipated to
be in this financial year.
ii. Potholes in Stortford Road. SB responded to
complaints regarding potholes in Stortford Road.
Reply from Highways is unacceptable stating that the
road which was due to have several potholes
repaired has deteriorated faster than anticipated and

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12

will need resurfacing, so no work will be done in this PHIL SNELL
financial year.
iii. Mini roundabout scheme. SB reported that the final General Building & Maintenance
design is anticipated to be complete by the end of
September and construction due to start in February Conversions, Bathrooms, Kitchens
2016. Plastering, Brickwork, Decorating
iv. Stortford Road/Sawbridgeworth Road junction Call for Free Advice & Estimates
improvement. Design of the junction should be 01279 739 136 or 07900 694 664
complete by end of September and is planned to be
undertaken in this financial year. FULLY INSURED
v. SB agreed to arrange a meeting on Tuesday with ML
the Clerk and Cllr Johnson at County Hall 15018 December 2015
vi. Footpath 12. BJ has been in contact with Nigel Eley
PRoW for Essex, but the responses do not seem to NEED A WINDOW CLEANER?
adequately answer the questions. BJ to pursue.
vii. Road Safety for schoolchildren. MR has had a meeting ü High reach windows
at the existing crossing with Mr Miller and has written ü Conservatory deep clean
to the school requesting support and to Rissa Long at ü Fascia and gutter clean
Essex Highways re the possibility of a zebra or pelican ü Building clean (cladding, pvc)
crossing ü Signage
viii. Bollards adjacent to school. Defer to next meeting ü Shop fronts
ix. Potholes on Matching Road. Filled in last week.
WINDOW CLEANING David Deacon
1461. VILLAGE GREEN
ML reported that the Lord of the Manor has agreed that [email protected] T: 01279 436196
the space left adjacent to Church Road can be used for www.ddpropertycare.co.uk M: 07403443959
parking and has spoken to Grabco regarding provision of
hardcore. DP suggested that an article be placed in the 14100 July 2015
parish magazine advising residents and particularly
parents of schoolchildren that they are able to park there
to drop children off for school. This will obviously increase
the need for a pedestrian crossing which is being pursued.
ML is concerned that the Cricket Club are cutting the field
and causing ridges on the field. Clerk to write to the
Cricket Club.
CS asked about the closing of the road across the cricket
field on Saturday 1st August during a cricket match. Clerk
reported that he had contacted both ECC and UDC who
had not issued any road closure notices. Clerk has
researched the penalties and under S137 of the Highways
Act 1980, the penalty for wilfully obstructing the highway
is a fine not exceeding £1000. Clerk to write to the Cricket
Club.
BJ has spoken to Richard Barnett regarding cutting near
the war memorial which was restricted by the pansies that
had been planted adjacent to the box hedge.

1462. UDC LOCAL PLAN AND NEIGHBOURHOOD Please email/call regarding the location of “Farm Studio” in Hatfield
PLAN Heath
Clerk reported that the UDC Local Plan Update encourages
Parish Councils to submit a neighbourhood plan to the To book your place or for more info please call
UDC for consideration by the end of 2015. It appears to email
be in the UDC interest to avoid making it difficult to
demonstrate to a Local Plan Inspector that the District
Council had made every effort to meet Objectively
Assessed Needs for local housing needs across the area.
A Neighbourhood plan is pro development and cannot
restrict the aims of a National Plan policy nor a District
Council Local plan, but can only expand any development
areas.
The cost of a Neighbourhood Plan is expected to be a
minimum of £15000 and although grants are available, it
would also require a large amount of effort by a team of

Continued on next page............. 15042 Dec 15

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Quiz Drive .....................Continued From Previous page

7pm 25th Sept 2015 people to prepare and present the plan in a relatively
short time frame.
At the Agreed not to proceed with a Neighbourhood Plan.

? ?Village Hall 1463. AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Housing enabler is now in post. Defer to next meeting
In aid of maintenance of
1464. ALLOTMENTS
Holy Trinity ? Clerk has received the agreement from the Allotment
Association with some requested amendments. These
Tickets £10 have been incorporated into the agreement which has
been circulated to members for consideration. The
? From Pam Langman request for insurance has been investigated with the
council’s insurers who confirm that the council is covered
01279 730 240 for public liability to all areas of the allotment EXCEPT
the actual plots themselves. Plotholders or the Allotment
Association must be responsible for public liability
insurance in that area and for insurance for any loss of
tools etc.
DP proposed that as soon as documents are available,
they are signed. Agreed.
ML asked what the timescale was for the continuing
development of the allotments. MB has agreed with
Hastoe that the paths be laid with turf in lieu of timber,
membrane and bark chippings.
ML thanked MB for his hard work on the allotment
scheme

1465. WILDLIFE AREA
DP reported that the bulrushes have been sprayed.
ML thanked CS for cleaning the sign

1466. POLICE HOUSE
ML has asked SB to raise the question of the use of the
Police House with the Essex Police Estates Committee

1467. STANSTED AIRPORT
ML read out a letter from a resident regarding the
incredible noise from planes from early in the mornings.

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BJ reported that SSE does not appear to be aware of
junction 7a on the M11. SSE seems to imply that when
all flights move from the Dover route to the Clacton
route it will improve the situation for this village.

1468. FINANCE COMMITTEE
It was resolved to form a Finance Working Group rather
than a Finance Committee. The working group will have
to submit their proposals to the full council for approval.
Members to consist of ML, DP, CS, IF and the Clerk
GW arrived at the meeting

1469. REPORTS FROM MEMBERS ON MEETINGS T: 01279 730 343 M: 07889 413773
ATTENDED Chesnut Drive Hatfield Heath
CS had a meeting with two officers from Essex Police. www.securecom.org.uk
Community Policing methods were reviewed earlier this
year. Specialist Police Teams have been tasked with 14086 July 2015
increasing incidents of child abuse, domestic violence
and people trafficking, which have to be met from ever In a Frame
diminishing overall resources.
District policing officers have been re-deployed to bolster Picture Framing and Art Supplies
these more specialised activities. Local areas have not
lost their Community Officers completely who will be able F19 Allen House Business Centre, The Maltings, Station Rd
to return to their village areas but local coverage will be
shared amongst several officers as resources allow. SAWBRIDGEWORTH CM21 9JX
Direct all members of the public to use the 101 Police Telephone 01279 260 069
Service to notify of incidents or concerns. www.inaframe.co.uk
Clerk to forward a Weekly Police Crime Bulletin to all
Cllrs. Framing for pictures, photographs, prints, posters,
CS to write to Police Crime Commissioner Nick Alston and objects and memorabilia.
copy MP Rt. Hon Sir Alan Haselhurst with our concerns
on the reduction of policing in Hatfield Heath Canvas stretching and needlework lacing
Sports shirt framing

We now stock a good selection of Daler-Rowney art materials
including stretched canvas, canvas panels, brushes, paints,
papers & easels as well as Screen Print Kits,
Lino Cutting Sets & DAS Modelling Clay

1470. MATTERS TO BE RAISED BY MEMBERS FOR
THE NEXT AGENDA

1471. DATES OF NEXT MEETINGS
9th September 14th October 11th November

NEW ROAD SIGN ERECTED

OPPOSITE ROSEMARY

COTTAGES WON’T LAST VERY

LONG

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the last one was knocked down by a
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· Regular group meetings
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Buses are also available for hire at 14103 Aug 15
weekends and evenings.
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Your Friendly Local HATFIELD HEATH
Electrician
RAINFALL
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Electrical testing Brian Bland July 2015
& certificates
Hatfield Heath Rainfall July 2015
Fault finding & maintenance
Fully qualified 35

Call Mark on 30 Total for month
07785 221004 or 01371 876552 70.25mm
25 Rainfall
20 mm (2.77 inches)

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We recorded rainfall on ten days in July 2015,
which produced 2.77ins, which is 33% above on
July average. Needless to say that over 60% of July
rain occured on the two days the 24th and 26th as
you will see from the chart, without which we
would have been exceptionally dry

Garden Watch

& NATURE WATCH

With the temperatures quite high in July, Roses

continued to be the star performer in most

gardens.

The Broad Beans have been exceptional this

year and we put this down to the presence of a

large number of self-sown Borage Plants. These

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Honey bees have not featured at all which has
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Ladybirds were absent until mid-July and then

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On the 24th of the month , the conservatory
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Cinnabar moth appeared on ragwort plants. 15070 April 2016
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LIST OF CLUBS, GROUPS & CLASSES
WITH TELEPHONE NUMBERS

2 20.00 Leisure Hour URC VILLAGE HALL 730 544 LEISURE HOUR
6 08.00 Holy Communion - 1662 HT INSTITUTE 730 544 730 465

09.30 Family Service HT PRE-SCHOOL CATHOLIC CHURCH
10.30 Family Service with Communion (2 -5 years) Hatfield Broad Oak
730 354
URC 01371 872 550
18.30 Evensong HT
7 Start of new term for Hatfield Heath Primary LITTLE FRIENDS TALKING NEWSPAPERS
School Mother,Baby and Toddler 01279 651 270
11.30 for 12.00 Luncheon Club URC Group
9 10:30 Holy Communion The Close OR 01279 653 925
10 20:00 Joint PCC/Elders Meeting URC
12 10.30 Ride and Stride – fundraising for Thur 9.45am term time SECRETARY U.R.C.

Essex Churches Village Hall - Betty Bennett.. 01279 508 455
URC Church 10:00 – 18:00
HT open Michelle: 07762 083 355 HEALTH WALK
13 09.30 Holy Communion HT HATFIELD HEATH
10.30 Family Service URC Elle: 07976 592 364
18.00 Service at The Close
16 20.00 Leisure Hour URC URC Friday 10am outside
20 08.00 Holy Communion - 1662 HT
09.30 Matins HT FRIDAY CLUB (7-12 yrs) Broomfield Surgery 731 434

739 218 HEALTH WALK
LITTLE HALLINGBURY
JO JINGLES
(6 mths - 7years) 868 410 Monday 10.30am Village Car
Park

SCHOOL FOOTBALL The new leader Is Mr. G.

CLUB Barron. 01279 899 451
SCOUTS
812 586

CUBS Chris Hancock FARMERS MARKET

731 646 07956 563 710

BROWNIES 734 391

10.30 Family Service URC SUNDAY CLUB KEEP FIT FOR OVER 50S
23 11.30 for 12.00 Luncheon Club URC 9.30am Holy Trinity Village Hall
730 288 Weds 9.30am 07776 221 975
10:30 Holy Communion HT
19.45 Gardening Club H KARATE 445 539 KEEP FIT
25 19:30 Holy Trinity Quiz VH
26 10:00-15:00 Open Day URC JUNIOR KARATE
01992 575 679 Village Hall
Monday 10.30- 11.30 am

27 09.30 Holy Communion HT BRIDGE CLUB 723 948 07776 221 975

10.30 Family Service URC GARDENING CLUB BOOTCAMP
18.00 Service at The Close
28 10.30 Holy Communion at The Haven 730 425 Village Hall

OPEN COFFEE Mon and Friday 9.15am-10am

MORNING AT Men and women of all ages &

INSTITUTE 730288 shapes 07775 663 742

H-Village Hall / CR-Committee Room H / HT-Holy LUNCHEON CLUB VISITING OPTICIAN
Trinity Church / URC-United Reform Church / 01279 443 181
For all Senior Citizens

I-Institute / S-School 730 581 NEIGHBOURHOOD
ITALIAN LANGUAGE
WATCH
Michelina 07786 341 754 Paula O'Sullivan 730 281

SPANISH LANGUAGE [email protected]

Ann Whale 01279 731 288 Afternoon
Evening

Green Garden Waste FOOTBALL CLUB Bowls Bowls
730 212 730 539 724 833

Skip Diary CRICKET CLUB 730 674

Saturday Times 14:30 - 15:30 HEATH PLAYERS Men and women of all ages

Sat 5 Sept 2015 Broomfields Mark Ratcliff 503 174 Uttlesford Badger Group Derek Barry

Chrissie Richards 864 536 (on call 24/7 )01279 503332

Sat 12 Sept2015 Ardley Crescent HISTORY SOCIETY Home 07941185171 Mbl
Sat 19 Sept 2015 Ivan Cooper 730 275
Broomfields
ROYAL BRITISH LEGION

Sat 26 Sept 2015 Ardley Crescent 730 042
BELL RINGERS 730 526

Sat 3 Oct 2015 Broomfields CHOIR 730 390

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NEXT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING LIST OF WEBSITES
Parish Council - www.hatfieldheath.com CLUBS, GROUPS ETC. IN VILLAGE

URC Hall Wed 7.30pm Village Magazine - view past 27 issues
9th Sept www.hatfield-heath.co.uk/magazine

PARISH COUNCIL www.facebook.com/hatfieldheathfestival
Parish Clerk - Ernie Fenwick.................. 730 770
Email : ............. [email protected] Eden Surgery Websites

Mark Lemon Chairman ........................... 730 581 (Repeat prescriptions can be applied for on these sites)
(District Councillor) Broomfields :.......www.hatfieldheathsurgery.co.uk
Vice Chairman -David Parish ................... 730 573 Broad Oak:....www.hatfieldbroadoaksurgery.co.uk
Robert Jones................................................ 730 741
Gary Waller................................................ 739 345 School...........www.hatfieldheath.essex.sch.uk
Susanna Wood........................................... 730 806
Colin Skyrme............................................. 730 480 H. H.Football Club:.....www.facebook.com/hatfieldfc
Matt Richards.............................................. 731 180 H.H. Cricket Club: www.freewebs.com/hatfieldheathcc
Ian Fitzgerald .............................................. 730 036 Bridge Club...www.hatfieldheathbridgeclub.org.uk
Mark Bissell ................................................ 730 376
Parish Council ...........www.hatfieldheath.com
PHONE NUMBERS OF
POLICE, DOCTORS, SAMARITANS MOBILE LIBRARY

SCHOOL & CHURCHES Visits Fortnightly on Wednesdays
PCSO Simon Horne
Email:[email protected]
Essex Police Non Emergency.................101
Emergency ............................................. 999

DOCTORS Broomfields........................ 01279 730 616 Broomfields Arrives Leaves
DOCTOR Broad Oak............................ 01279 718 245 The Close 14.45 15.35
DOCTOR Sawbridgeworth.................. 01279 603 180 The Heath 15.40 16.00
THE SAMARITANS.......................... 01920 464 099 16.05 16.35

HATFIELD HEATH C.P. SCHOOL.....01279 730 382 MAGAZINE DETAILS
PRE-SCHOOL....................................... 01279 730 354
Deadline
HOLY TRINITY
Rev. Stewart Gibbs.............................. 01279 730 288 Wed16th
CHURCH WARDENS
Eileen Ashworth ..................................... 01279 730 610
Richard Barnett .................................... 01279 730 425

URC Rev Sam - Phone........................... 01279 453 781 SeptBruno
URC Secretary - Betty Bennett.............. 01279 508 455 Barbara
Village Volunteers when you need help..07944 748 478
Email :- [email protected]
H.H. TENANTS FORUM MEMBER
Send your letters /articles/ reports /photographs, by hand, CD, or
David. N. Parish 730 573
email - [email protected]
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Treasurer: - Mel Sullivan 01279 731 434

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Secretary: - Jean Clarke 01279 730 667

Chairman - Brendan Carrig

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HATFIELD HEATH CRICKET CLUB Letter from

Coaching

Every Tuesday on the Heath The Minister
From Tuesday 5th May, 6 -
My name is Thurairajah, a Sri Lankan Tamil name,
7:30pm but as it’s difficult to pronounce, I’m usually known
as Sam or ‘Rev Sam’. I serve in the Hatfield Heath
15062 March 2016 United Reformed Church, as their minister. Hatfield
Heath URC is one of the oldest churches in the
Carpet...Vinyl...Wood region with a glorious history of its own.
Sometime in near future you will go to a local shop
Supplied and Installed by Knightbrooks ltd to get a loaf of bread. It will be readily available on
the shelf. Pre-packed too! You will have a variety to
07776 147 928 - 07939 739 845 choose from, and you will pay little attention to the
Unit 11.Heath View Pond Lane.Hatfield Heath. CM22 7AB price, not realizing that the packaging it’s wrapped
in actually costs more than the wheat that is in the
£8.50 per sqm..includes 11mm underlay,installation,gripper bread! All in all, you will think of it as an
rods,door bars,uplift and dispose old flooring. uneventful trip, but you will be wrong.
It is difficult for westerners to understand the value
....................................................................................................................................................... of bread unless, when they see what is going on in
so many parts of the world, they also reflect that
Heavy Domestic Loop structure, Bleach Cleanable, when there is no ‘staff of life’ there is suffering and
12 sqm hall stairs and land 4 colours £165 famine. A simple loaf of bread: we do not give it a
second thought, but in some parts of the world it is
................................................................................................................................................................................................ the difference between life and death.
It is only when we comprehend that situation that
Budget Twist Pile Bleach Cleanable, we begin to understand the significance of bread in
12 sqm hall stairs and land 9 colours £165 biblical times. Think how many events revolve
around the subject of bread: the Exodus event and
................................................................................................................................................................................................ the journey from Egypt to the Promised Land. It was
drought and want of bread, you will recall, that
80%wool 20% nylon 50oz 6 colours caused the Israelites to migrate into Egypt in the
average 12 sqm lounge £270 first place. Their wheat crop had failed, but the land
of the Pharaohs reputedly had a surplus in storage.
................................................................................................................................................ Again, on their way back to the Promised Land,
when they were hungry, God ‘rained down bread
Heavy Domestic Twist Saxony Shag pile 14 colours from heaven’ in the form of manna.
average 12 sqm lounge £250 One of Jesus’ temptations was to bring an end to
world hunger – ‘turn stones into bread’, but he knew
................................................................................................................................................................................................ that quick fixes are not enough. The real need is for
people themselves to be changed by the love of
Vinyl average 6 sqm kitchen or bath room 11 designs £105 God, so that they learn to share their food. ‘Man
cannot live by bread alone.’ He taught us to pray:
................................................................................................................................................................................................ ‘Give us this day our daily bread’ – i.e. enough for
all. It is only through costly, sacrificial living that
Laminate Floor good quality we can ensure that everyone has enough to eat. This
12 sqm 6 colours £260 fitted points us to the challenge of the Eucharist: that –
whatever our Church tradition – those of us who
................................................................................................................................................................................................ receive ‘the body of Christ broken for us’ will go
out and do all we can to ensure that the world’s
All Prices Shown Include Underlay,Installation,Gripper resources are justly shared so that everyone has
Rods,Door Bars,uplift dispose old carpets. enough to eat.
Visit Our Showroom In fact, in John 6, it is the child’s gift of bread and
To View our Huge Range Of Samples fish –offered that it might be shared with others –
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that precedes all that our Lord has to say about bread PLUMBER
that has no ‘sell by’ or ‘use by’ date and which Bathroom & Kitchen Design and Installation
nourishes us for ever. All plumbing repairs & Installations
Thank you Unvented Systems/Drainage
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U R C CHURCH
14098 Aug 2015
Saturday 12th September
Ride and Stride to support Essex Churches DIXON & CO

The U R C will be open for the day. CHARTERED CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANTS
Please support you local participants
Tax returns from £200
Sunday 4th October for local, friendly advice contact Paul Dixon
Harvest messy Church 3pm at U R C
Children come along and make Bread Wallburys, Stortford Road,
Hatfield Heath, CM22 7DL
plus many other activities.
The Harvest Service/ Evensong will be at Holy Tel: 01279 739 076
Trinity 9.0am & 6.30 pm which will be followed
Email: [email protected]
by Harvest Supper. www.dixonandco.com

U R C CHURCH 15029 December 2015

Saturday 26th September Superior Tuition
Open Day at the Church and Church Hall
Former Deputy Headteacher
10am - 3.30pm
Organ Recitals * Games* Painting ü I bring about progress and get results
tuition with Pauline Brakspear (£5.00 ü improve confidence
charged for organ fund restoration) Book ü teach reading comprehension answers
ü techniques for excellent quality writing
your 15minutes. ü clear, simple maths
* Church Archive display* ü relaxed, enjoyable sessions

* Refreshments * Denise Ings; [email protected]:
In aid of Organ Restoration Fund
01279 600 102

14028 January to Dec 2015 missed in 14

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www.flowersbyshirley.co.uk

01279 420 736 President: William Gosling Lord of the Manor

[email protected]

Top quality flowers and designs Although August is normally a ‘fallow’ month for
at great value prices the Society a great deal has taken place carrying out

Hatfield Heath, Hatfield Broad Oak, Sheering, Bishop's some historical research and developing the pro-
Stortford, The Hallingburys, Takeley, Priors Green, Little gramme for next year. Response to the request for
information on Eden Cottage Hospital has been most
Canfield, Sawbridgeworth, The Rodings, Harlow

Oct 2015 14112 helpful. It has generated several interviews provid-

ing a clearer picture of its establishment and history.

The intention to produce a publication stems from

an idea generated several years ago by Robin Gur-

MEMORIALS nett which can now be realised. Part of next year’s
programme will be the July exhibition enhancing the
theme of the 1914-1918 remembrance. It was also
pleasing to note the article by Herts and Essex Ob-
server on the project by Year 6 Hatfield Heath Com-
munity Primary School. If there are any suggestions
from members or the community for future pro-

grammes the Committee would be pleased to receive
them. Contact [email protected] or on 01279
730275.

J. Day & Son Programme Arrangements & Meeting Dates for 2015
(including some arranged talks)
All Meetings will be held at the

United Reformed Church, Chelmsford Road at
7.30 pm Third Tuesday of each Month

Station Road, Bishop’s Stortford July Exhibition Arrangements are pending for a
2016 date and will continue a theme of WW1
which is planned to take place from 2014-2018
15 Sept15 Footpaths in Hatfield Heath -

Stella and Ian Hughes
20 October Hatfield Heath Players

Steve Foster

17 November Lodge's Coaches
Robert Lodge

15 DecemberChristmas Meeting
(Programme to be arranged)

Bishop’s Stortford 01279 654 555

Edmonton 0208 807 3712

www.jdayandson.co.uk Singer

15021 Dec 2015 VJ day Celebrations

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WINDOWS ON THE PAST We offer a
Complete Service
Extract from the Hatfield Heath Women's
Institute WW11 minutes as recorded in ' A DESIGN
History of Hatfield Heath'. CERAMIC TILING

In 1942 2055lb of jam, 168 cans of fruit and LIGHTING
vegetables. 203 bottles of fruit and 545 jars WOODWORK ETC.
of pickles were produced by members and in
1943 a market stall was started at Mrs God- All carried out with the minimum
dard's home at Clipped Hedge. Mrs Trundle of fuss and mess by experts!
and Mrs Slade were appointed salvage stew- Also all Plumbing &
ards working under instructions from Dun- Domestic Heating Installations
mow District Council and with the help of
the Guides, Cubs and Brownies. SO LOOK NO FURTHER THAN
By this time too the subject of the talks had
changed to reflect the war years and included C.F OAKES
' Influence of the Press in war', 'Wartime in
the garden' 'Making the most of oneself', Established in Harlow for over 45 years
'Vegetable Meals' and 'Music for Blackout 19 SERVICE BAY, WYCH ELM , HARLOW
Evenings'!.
15008 December 2015

June & Ivan Cooper happy with their balloons
At VJ day Celebrations

Below Dancing on The Heath

25 150353 Feb 2016

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For more details C113CAS Full opening casement c/w Furniture

please contact us today on 01279 654 424 1.35h x .630w £45.00
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10% DISCOUNT OFF Flymo Power Hoe as new 240v £20.00

your first order with this advert Birchwood Gardenmaster Shredder Model GMES2
240v 2500w as new £55.00

Is now delivering in the Hatfield Heath area Clarke 10" Woodworker Table Saw CT510 240v
every Tuesday Afternoon 1400w c/w Stand and Tools as new £45.00
Contact No 07836 289 898
With a wide variety of over 20 different types of
Fresh Fish, with no minimum orders april
Remember to get it fresh
A few Dates From the
It has to be from Ship to shore to your Door
2015 PROGRAMME
For further details ring Ian on 07885 224 269
or by e-mail at [email protected] Meetings are every 4th Wednesday
At the Hatfield Heath Village Hall at 7.45pm
14122 Nov 2015 Sept. 23rd. Butterflies and Moths in the Garden

Stephen Waters
Oct. 28th. A.G.M. And Members' Evening
Nov. 25th. The Chelsea Flower Show and .Beyond

Adam Woolcott and Jonathan Smith

JOIN THE CLUB OR JUST VISIT

Single membership for year £7 or Family £12
Non Member’s £2 per visit

Hatfield Heath Gardening Club
Call 01279 726 357 or 01279 730 425

26 15012 Dec 15

COMMUNITY COURSES AUTUMN 2015 Every Friday

TWILIGHT AND EVENING CLASSES 10.30-11.30am

Leventhorpe is delighted to offer the following Hatfield Heath
courses starting the week commencing 28th
September (enrolment deadline 18th Village Hall
September):
£5.50 pay as you go
Language Courses
INTERMEDIATE FRENCH – LEV/45/P Please contact Tam on
Monday 7.30 – 9 pm. 10 weeks. £98 (£116*). 07738 421 311
for more details
Rusty FRENCH – LEV/59/J
Tuesday 7.30 – 9 pm. 10 weeks. £98 (£116*). 15073 April 2016

SPANISH FOR IMPROVERS – LEV/43/k MHS Builders
Monday 7 – 8 pm. 10 weeks. £65 (£78*). Local Builder
Carpentry & Roofing
SPANISH FOR BEGINNERS – LEV/15/w Loft and Garage conversions
Monday 8 - 9 pm. 10 weeks. £65 (£78*). Kitchens & Bathrooms
Plastering
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH – LEV/64/a Extensions
Tuesday 7.30 – 9 pm. 10 weeks. £98 (£116*). references available on request
Call Mark Savage
ITALIAN for beginners – LEV/36/o
Tuesday 4.15 – 5.15 pm. 10 weeks. £65 (£78*).

Beginners – no previous experience necessary 01279 882 822
Rusty – for those who lack confidence, or think they
have forgotten all they ever knew! For over 30 years we have been
Improvers – for last year’s beginners, or those carrying out local, national and
lacking confidence overseas relocations for personal
Intermediate – confident basic & written skills in and business clients. We
target language understand that everyone's move is
different and that is why we tailor
Printmaking our service to each individual
customers needs.
EXPERIMENTAL PRINTMAKING - LEV/42/P5 Kings Removals was set up as and still
OR p7 runs as a family business today. Great emphasis is put on customer
satisfaction and this is why a high percentage of our work comes from
Join Tania Durrant, an experienced Fine Art recommendations and repeat business.
Printmaker in an exciting opportunity to follow in the
footsteps of such famous artists as Picasso, Gaugin
and Hockney, in an introduction to printmaking
techniques. You will learn how to dry point etch,
monoprint, silk screen print, produce exciting
collagraph plates, lino and wood blocks.
Tuesday 5 – 7 pm (P5) or 7 – 9 pm (P7). 8 weeks.
£104 (£116)*.

Prices marked* will apply when 5 or fewer www.kingsremovals.co.uk
students enrol.
For further information please contact: 15003 Dec 2015
Mrs Jane Johnson on 01279-836633 or
[email protected]
See school website www.leventhorpe.net for
further details/enrolment forms.

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Hatfield Heath Cricket Club

HHCC Junior Cricket

Junior cricket on the Heath has been resurrected this year and it's been a great success.
Numbers have gone up every week and feedback has been great. Thanks to all the volunteers
who've helped out and thanks to
the children for getting involved - learning and enjoying the game! The future's bright.
On Tuesday 21st July we had our first U10 game against Hockerill CC. It was a balmy summer's
evening with lots of spectators watching, plus the TV cameras of BBC Look East! It was a really
close game, with the Heath coming up just 2 runs short.

Huge thanks to our coaches Mark Welby and Mark Taylor for organising a fantastic event, and
also to our many volunteers who made the evening run smoothly

THIS YEARS HATFIELD HEATH 1st place - Robin Goodfellow
2nd place - Hayley Sunshine
FUN RUN WAS A 3rd place - Nicola Weatherburn
Mens Results :
GREAT SUCCESS 1st place - Jamie Jephcott
2nd place - Mark Bissell
with many local athletes taking part. Children 3rd place - Michael Collins
outnumbered the adults again this year in what We would like to thank friends from
is traditionally a competitive but fun family Harlow Running Club who
event. Special mention goes to the category marshalled the course to keep
winners below, but all those everyone safe and going the right direction, Kim
taking part deserve praise and Stewart Grieves for the water table at the
and admiration for halfway point, Carole and Sandi who registered
completing the hilly course all the runners, Daphne and Rita for handing
in great spirits. It was great out water and medals, Richard the Medic, who
to see so many smiley was thankfully underemployed, Andy Beet for
faces enjoying the lovely some fantastic photos and finally a big thank
country route, taking in the you to the COOP in the village for donating
views around Friars Lane. prizes of chocolates for all the winners.
Childrens 1.5 Mile Run
Girls Results : Janice
1st place - Charlotte Pratt
2nd place - Ellen Savage VJ Day Celebrations
3rd place - Jemima Pratt
Boys Results:
1st place - Lewis Harknett
2nd place - Owen Harknett
3rd place - Joe Morgan
Adults 3 Mile Race
Ladies Results:

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