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July 2012

Hatfield Heath Village Magazine July 2012

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Web : Email: [email protected]


Hatfield Heath,
Affordable Housing
Bishop’S Stortford, Herts
Opening Hours
Mon - Fri 8am - 5.30pm Following a public meeting in February to seek the
views and comments of the community on 2
Sat 9am - 1pm shortlisted sites through a short survey form a
decision has been taken to take forward the
Tel: 01279 730 274 Broomfields Site for the affordable housing and
allotments provision. A report on the survey is
[email protected] available on the Parish Council Web Site:-

or from the Parish Clerk. You are now invited to a
Community Engagement drop in meeting


Wednesday 1st August 3.30 to 7.30 pm

In the URC Hall Hatfield Heath

Hastoe Housing Association is proposing to build 14
affordable homes at Broomfields. The properties
will only be available for local people or people with
strong local connections – priority for these
dwellings will be given to applicants from Hatfield
Proposals will also include provision for allotments
in view of the demand which has been identified.
We are displaying our current proposals with a view
to seeking constructive comments on the design and
interest before we submit a planning application.
You will be able to look at plans, elevations and
layout drawings.
Hastoe Staff & Hatfield Heath Parish Council will be
on hand to
answer queries you may have.
If you are unable to attend, but would like further
details, please contact Hastoe Housing on

01799 533 170, or e-mail [email protected]


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Barry a Company Director lives with his family and has a local office in Hatfield Heath. Our Senior Director is a retired Essex Police Officer
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Telephone: 01279 448678 or 01702 547754 or or [email protected]


Motors Group Ltd


Below are the names of the committee
and main helpers.

Irene & Ivor Lewis Andy & Jeanette Beet Auto Centre
Derek Millen Mel Sullivan
Janice & Dave Page Wayne Fogg (White Roding)
Kim Grieve Nigel & Carole Robley
John & Sarah White Sandra Rust § MOT’s done while you wait Chelmsford Rd, White Roding,
Annabel Sawyer Philip Green ESSEX CM6 1RG
Stewart Gibbs Sandra Saban
Bob & Sue Jones Bob Mearns 01279 876 472
Lesley Gilman
§ Servicing, brakes, clutches, timing belts, welding,

tyres, Air conditioning work:- all certified.

§ L.P.G. Gas Conversions ( all certificated)

§ All bodywork undertaken, painting, repairs, Jig Work

- oven


Jaguar, Porsche, Saab, BMW, Mercedes, Vauxhall,

Michael Hockley for providing the bales Ford,
of straw and sweeping area clean of straw
§ Land Rover, Range Rover.
And making the Fun Run possible
§ 24hrs Recovery Service(07767 757499)

§ Wheel alignment, 4 wheel tracking with laser

Telecommunications for sponsoring T.R. Autos 2003
The Festival
Clarks Yard, Dunmow Road
Luxury Toilets Ltd Takeley, Essex CM22 6QJ

for donating 50%of the toilet hire 01279 871 681

For all those involved who we haven't mentioned § ISUZU Truck Dealer
who helped to set up and dismantling, please § HGV MOT’S at our premises above
§ HGV Repair to all makes & Estimates
accept our thanks as well. § TACO Test centre ( Analogue & Digital )
Bruno & Barbara Scheggia (Chairman & Secretary) § H.G.V. Paint Work & Chassis Jig, Body work
§ All Classes MOT’s - while you wait
DO YOU HAVE A SPARE § 24 hour Recovery 01245 248 207

TO PRE-SCHOOL H.GV Recovery Specialists-Depots at

Please contact Janice Prior on 07749 282 501 Roxwell Harlow Braintree

01245 248207 01279 428803 01376 323 978


Private Residential and Day Care for the elderly

Falcon House is a long established care home which is privately owned and managed. We have been
caring for people in the Bishop’s Stortford area for over 30 years. We have recently extended our facilities
adding five bedrooms, communal sitting areas, lounges and dining rooms. We also upgraded all our
facilities to an extremely high standard. We are specifically designed to enable our residents as much

independence as possible. SERVICES OF FALCON HOUSE

We provide a safe, homely and caring

environment, ensuring personal privacy and

individual dignity. Personal independence

will always be encouraged along with high

standards care. All staff are fully trained to
care for people. We have an exceptional
high standard of hotel services. Our chefs
create wonderful fresh meals, which take in
to account a residents likes and dislikes.

Residents are also able to have friends and

family members to join them to eat.

There are many regular activities which you
could take part in. We will also encourage
residents to continue an activity or hobby
they like. We arrange regular social events
throughout the year.

We are able to offer day care and also
respite care.

Falcon House: George Green, Little Hallinbury, Bishop’s Stortford CM22 7PP, T: 01279 658393





I am delighted to share with you that My World

Challenge Fundraising efforts that began last June are

now complete following another successful quiz night in


Many of you may have followed my story with my

regular updates in this magazine and tales of my many

fundraising exploits. In total I managed over 20

fundraising events and managed to keep to my objective

of giving something back to my community through

fundraising. As such, I managed to host: a very wet

Camping Day, 2 Quiz nights that were attended by over

170 people in total, a Halloween Party for 53 local

Hallingbury Hall Equestrian Centre children as well as appearances as Jack Sparrow at

British Horse Society Approved children’s parties, Cream Teas at Bishops Stortford
Riding lessons for children and adults Methodist Church in addition to the numerous book
sales, lunches, babysitting and bag packing that I have
beginners to advanced riders undertaken.
I was very lucky to receive £200 in donations but the
FACILITIES remaining £2800+ I have managed to raise myself.
Super indoor school, three outdoor arena's, I have learned so much from the fundraising alone, yet
show jumping arena, and cross-country course

CHILDREN'S LESSONS the real challenge has yet to come, when I set off for
We have super ponies from quiet schoolmasters to
Costa Rica on July 21st. There I will be working with
ones trained to do jumping and dressage others my age, under limited supervision, planning our

Children's own a pony day courses are held every treks through the rainforests, camping, cooking and

Wednesday and Thursday during the holidays, Great Fun! budgeting for ourselves, as well as partaking in

BEGINNER ADULTS community work in a Costa Rican village – aiding them
Maximum four riders on a 45 minute lesson gain in whatever tasks are required of us, be it teaching local
confidence and enjoy on one of our lovely sensible cobs children, or helping out on a farm. I promise to come
back and update you in the September issue!
INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED RIDERS None of this would have been possible however without
Improve your dressage, learn about tests the support of my friends, family and most of all the
lateral work, engagement and collection Community of Hatfield Heath who have supported me all
Or join a jumping lesson and the way. I am really proud to be part of such a
community and was glad to be able to put something
practise courses, grids and related distances

Please ring or pop in for a chat back through my fundraising.
Thank you all once again!
01279 730 348 Best wishes

Little Hallingbury, Bishops P.S. I still need to earn some spending money... So will
Stortford, Herts CM227RP be looking for babysitting work!! Look out for my flyers
or call me on 731499!


Lost at Festival

Mobile phone

If you found one please call

01279 730 498 Jeannine: Qualified in child education

CAR KEYS FOUND AT FESTIVAL to degree level Book for
01279 730 498 Driver first aid trained Summer
One off or weekly bookings Holidays
WHO SUPPORTED Availability: Mon - Friday 5pm

Weekends and school holidays - all day

Excellent references available

07803 823 081

Hannah & Michael Shine’s PROFESSIONAL

Open Garden in aid of


Hannah and Michael Shine would like to thank all who INTERIOR & EXTERIOR

supported their Open Garden on the 26/27 May weekend PAINTING -WALLPAPERING-SPRAYING

in aid of Grove Cottage (MENCAP). PLASTERING COVING

Once again we opened on Saturday and Sunday by FREE QUOTATION
popular demand. We had a heatwave for the whole
weekend and this provided an appropriate setting for the for free & friendly advice call

Las Palomas flamenco dancers who were absolutely James
fabulous. Everyone who came enjoyed the garden, the 01245 237 072 07830 211 888
plant sale, coffee, and home

made cakes and the book stall.

We are most grateful to Las

Palomas for giving us such a

fantastic performance for the Drainage services (24/7)
charity. Unblock drains,
We would like to thank all our
electrical mechanical machining,

friends and volunteers, and also drain jetting & cleaning, manual rodding,

those from Grove Cottage who sinks, baths & toilets,
made delicious cakes, all those high pressure water jetting,
who helped on the day, and all root removal & excavations.
those who made generous
donations and raffle prizes. Thank you to Marian Carter Painting & Decorating, Gutter Clearance,
Pressure washing

for doing gluten free cakes – they went down a treat!

Special thank you to the Village Hall Committee for the Tel: 01279 730484 Mob: 07891 751393

use of the urns (we could not have done it without them!) e-mail: [email protected]
and to the Festival Committee for the loan of a marquee

(it served as our insurance against the weather and it


Grove Cottage will benefit from this event to the tune of Family run business
£3,000 (up on last year) – a very rewarding sum. We are

most grateful and appreciative of all your support which We offer a friendly service

made this possible. and take pride in our high
Grove Cottage is affiliated to Mencap and is maintained standard of fitting
by local donations only. It provides activities for children CARPET, VINYL& WOOD
and adults with learning disabilities and respite care for LAMINATE FLOORING
parents/carers. This provides a much needed break for the Free estimates & advice

We can supply to all local areas

families of these children and adults. including: Sawbridgeworth,
Many thanks again. We hope to do it again next year – Bishop’s Stortford, Harlow,
May Bank Holiday weekend!! Elsenham, Hatfield Broadoak,
Hannah & Michael Shine Hatfield Heath

111a London Road Sawbridgeworth Herts CM21 9JJ

T:01279 724878 - F:01279 724878


State Registered Chiropodist Hatfield Regis

Home Visiting Practice Local History Society

Mrs. Julie Golden S.R.Ch. The HRLHS is proposing a trip to Galleywood
Est. 1994 Heritage Centre. Galleywood village has set up a
Community Centre, with access to Local
01279 817 810 Archives (and there is a Tea Room attached). It
is a major step for local history, and well worth
A professional service at a competitive rate visiting to see how the village did it. There is a
community day on Tuesday 14 August, 1330-
Hatfield Heath 1530, and there is no charge, so no booking is
& The address is The Common, Galleywood, near
Chelmsford, CM2 8TR. It takes about 30-40 minutes
INSTITUTE driving from Hatfield Heath
Please contact me if you are interested on
Are Available for [email protected]. or 731319
John Sly
Children’s Parties
Small tables and chairs now available Visit to the Prisoner of War Camp

Celebrations There are still places available for our visit to the
Hatfield Heath P of W Camp on 24th July The Cost
including is £3. Ring Robin Gurnett on 730672 to reserve a
Wedding Receptions
The Visit to Cromer Windmill
One May afternoon 20 members of the R L H
Society visited the Cromer Post Windmill near
Stevenage in Hertfordshire

Classes etc., etc., Cromer Mill stands on an artificial mound where a
mill has stood since the 17th century The present
PREFERENTIAL RATES mill was built in 1681 but was completely blown
FOR over in was left to deteriorate after the 1st
WW but was restored by the Hertfordshire Building
LOCAL ORGANISATIONS Preservation Trust in 1967. It is the only working
AND post Mill in Hertfordshire and was opened to the
public after being fully restored in 1998. After a very
LOCAL RESIDENTS interesting guided tour including climbing up ladders
to the Windmill top we visited Church Farm tea
For Details Telephone rooms at Ardeley for a cream tea and then enjoyed a
pleasant journey home though the Hertfordshire
01279 730 544 Countryside, courtesy of Mr Fish's Coach. A
donation was given to The David Livingstone Club
at Harlow.




New Warehouse


Even More to Choose from

Sketch of Sarah Flower Adams 1834 Furniture from all ages,
Sarah Flower Adams was born on the 22nd February Bric-a Brac
1805 in Old Harlow Essex, the daughter of Benjamin
Flower 1755-1829 who was an English radical jour- Arts & Crafts,
nalist and political writer. Sarah married William Picture Gallery,
Bridges Adams a polemicist and railway engineer in Something for everyone!
1834. They lived at Loughton Essex where there is a
blue plaque to the couple. The Little Barn
Sarah had hoped to be an actress, but God had other with a lot of Shop.
plans for her stage career was cut short by poor health,
so she turned to writing poetry and hymn's her most find me at:
famous hymn, Nearer, my God, to Thee was played 6 Heath Mew
by the orchestra on the Titanic as it was sinking.
Sarah died from Tuberculosis at the age of 43 on the Pond Lane
14th August 1848; Sarah is buried at (Harlow Baptist Hatfield Heath. CM22 7AB
Burial Ground, Foster Street Harlow Essex).
Terry Jameson Tel: 07926 954 449

We meet at the URC Hall on the Chelmsford Road 01279 882 822
For details ring Jean on 01279 730 465

A few Dates From the For over 30 years we have been
2012 PROGRAMME carrying out local, national and
Meetings are every 4th Wednesday overseas relocations for personal
At the Hatfield Heath Village Hall at 7.45pm and business clients. We
understand that everyone's move
June 27th Hardy Geraniums is different and that is why we
Jacqueline Aviolet tailor our service to each
individual customers needs.
July 25th Outing Kings Removals was set up as and
still runs as a family business today. Great emphasis is put on
August No Meeting customer satisfaction and this is why a high percentage of our work
comes from recommendations and repeat business.

Sept 26th National Garden Scheme


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

Hatfield Heath Gardening Club


Hollywood Hair Extension Specialists Jean Burnside 1928 – 2012

No glue,No heat Jean and Cliff Burnside moved to the Heath from
Organic method using grade A Temple hair Nigeria in1966 and lived at Lyndhurst on the corner
of the village green until 2000 when they moved to
Contact Michelle 07788 535 471 Debden. During that time with their family they had
Ashley 07960 320 120 become involved with much of what went on in the
village. Jean helped with church flowers and ‘Meals
Scratch Pad Nail Master & on Wheels’ as well as being Parish Clerk; and Cliff
Spray Tan Technician was secretary of the local branch of WEA for many
Specializing in CND liquid & powder
enhancements, Shellac & Gelish overlays & minx Sadly, Cliff succumbed to prostate cancer in 2008
and this was recorded in the magazine at the time.
Contact Louise 07581 349 778 This was a severe blow to Jean and soon after she
was diagnosed with dementia/Alzheimer’s. Their
Kaylee's Beauty! second daughter, Sarah, lived close by, so this was
Mobile Therapist for your helpful, but eventually Jean had to move into nearby
Convenience Moat House care home until sadly she died a short
time ago. She now lies by Cliff’s side in Debden
Treatments include Ÿ Acrylic nail extensions churchyard.

Ÿ Facials Those of you who knew Jean will remember her as
a gentle, unassuming, but very capable person. Not
Ÿ Manicures & Pedicures Ÿ Individual & party lashes surprising perhaps, having parents who were chil-
dren of missionaries in China with the Church of
Ÿ Body massage/back,neck (natural/glam/ultra glam) Scotland! With a Geography degree from Edin-
burgh, and a Masters in Town Planning, she joined
& shoulder Ÿ Spray tanning (fake bake) London County Council’s Planning department, un-
til her spirit of adventure prompted her to seek a
Ÿ Waxing & Tinting Ÿ Minx (foil wraps for nails) planning opportunity in Lagos, Nigeria. In the ‘50’s
Ÿ Gel nails there were many eligible bachelors in the Colonial
07872 927 775 service and a repair of Jean’s portable gramophone
by one of them led to friendship and eventual mar-
[email protected] riage to Cliff in 1961. Susie and Sarah were born
before the family left Nigeria in 1966, just before
Personalised Indulgence the civil war. Their son Chris was born soon after
they arrived at the Heath.
* ESPA Face & Body Treatments
* Dermalogica Face & Body Mapping Jean learned to sail when young and the family
* CACI Non-Surgical Facial Toning sailed their Wayfarer at Broxbourne and at Burn-
* Jessica Manicures & Pedicures ham Overy Staithe during their annual family visit.
* Jessical GELeration gel polish She and Cliff also enjoyed several flotilla holidays
* Calgel Nails in the Med. Walking holidays and the great out-
* St Tropez Spray Tanning doors also brought great joy, whether it was in
Teesdale, Cliff’s stamping ground, or the Himala-
yas, which they did in their 70’s.

15% OFF for New Clients This note of Jean’s life would not be complete with-
For more information or bookings, out highlighting the devotion Jean gave to their chil-
please call 01279 725551 or email: dren. Both girls caught the ‘pony bug’ which
[email protected] entailed many hours ferrying them to the stables,
mucking out, sundry other jobs as well as helping them at the various gymkhanas and shows in which
they wanted to participate. This was new ground for
Bow House, Mill Lane, Gaston Green, Little Hallingbury, CM22 7QT

Jean, who was not a ‘horsey’ person, so to willingly Toilet trailers Luxury and
spend long hours at such activities without com- Party Range, single event
plaining shows how devoted she was. Once the chil- portable and disabled
dren had left home, she allowed herself some units available for hire.
indulgence, taking up painting which provided much

Our daughter Claire, and Susie, have been best
friends since childhood, and remain so despite living
far apart. My wife and I, with Claire and our son
Mark and his wife Janet, were at Jean’s funeral and
were pleased to share poignant memories with
Jean’s three children.

Nigel Ratcliff

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There will also be horse teams ploughing, trade Please contact Sarah for more information
stands and some local farmers playing around
with some odd machines too! 01279 730 285 07545 327 583
Why not have a go yourself on a tractor, in the
Straight Furrow competition Unit 7A Ash House, Stonehall business Park Matching Green CM17 0RA
Or even have a guess at “Pace the Chain” –
everyone is welcome! Web: Email: [email protected]

Refreshments available on site. Join us at: Debbie Does Hair!
Little Manwood Farm, Sparrows Lane,
London Ladies cut from £10.00
Matching Green, Matching, Harlow CM17 0RP Trained Tints, Hi/low lights,
30 years Perms, blow dry
Saturday, 15th September 2012 experience

9.00 am to about 2.00 pm. Free admission Home visits available
For further information, please contact:
The Secretary – Miss H McTurk WW Competitive prices

Phone: 01277-372252 Mobile: 07831-138403 Englefield, Chelmsford Road Hatfield Heath.

Call Debbie on 01279 730638
Email: [email protected]

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01279 730 549 01279 730 549


Patrick Roberts

Only survivor of family below Roberts and Dix's

Chimney Sweep

We know that your home is precious to you. Those readers who are longer established residents of
Professionally trained, certified member of the Guild Of Master Chimney Sweeps. Hatfield Heath may be interested in this photograph,
taken one Christmas about 1960.
Fully insured, All chimney & flu types swept Now that my sister, Janet, has died I am the only
Insurance recognised certificate issued on completion of sweep survivor of a family that was very central to village life
For full service information or advice please contact me anytime for many years.
The picture was taken at my grandparent’s house
Mob: 0787 030 4347 “Heathfield”, now demolished and redeveloped , on the
Chelmsford Road.
Email: [email protected] Back row, left to right:-
Paddy Roberts [ 1917 – 2001 ],an indefatigable worker
Tel: 01245 230 929 for the local Labour Party.
Kathleen Roberts [ nee Dix ] [ 1922 – 1996 ], pianist for local organisations, volunteer librarian and actually born
and died in the village.
Helen Dix [ Rose ] [ 1925 -2010 ], teacher at the local
primary school and later headmistress of Birchanger
School, choir mistress and musician.
Rhoda Dix [ 1897 -1987 ], School headmistress, WI and
Welcome Club founder and leading member of
Women’s RBL [ and lots else besides ]
Ralph Dix [ 1891 – 1981 ], School headmaster, parish
councillor, cricketer, footballer, church organist and lay
preacher, chairman of invasion committee in World War
2 and over the years involved in just about every thing
else going in the village!
Front row, left to right:-
Tim Roberts [ 1945 – 2001 ], stalwart of the Cricket
Patrick Roberts [ 1951 - ], now living in Suffolk
Janet Roberts [ Norton ] [ 1944 – 2012 ], a “£10 pom”
who emigrated to Australia in 1964.


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the family” and his devotion to public service was an
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for stepping in at the last minute to carry out the history 12 sqm hall stairs and land 9 colours £165
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The Minister smashed, near dead Jesus on the cross for the longest
Writes time, a terribly broken man looking up at a wonderfully
broken man. No genuflection was possible for him. And
Isn’t it surprising how some decisions can seem to be then, with supreme effort, he raised his trembling arm,
fairly simple but can lead to a major change in life or and he saluted. His act of worship completed, his arm fell
challenge your way of thinking. Some time ago I had back down again. I marvelled. Every second of life for the
such an occasion. It was a sombre, grey day with dark man is a trial. Pain and struggle are his constant
clouds threatening a soaking. I had some time to spare companions. Yet still he salutes; he is a sign and a
before my next meeting so I had a choice to make. wonder.
Should I spend the time nestling a cappuccino or sit for a This raised for me the question of what I offer whenever I
while in the nearby Catholic Church which was open for enter a church to either lead or partake in worship. The
people to visit? After a brief tussle, spirituality triumphed things that are wrong with me may not be as obvious as
over caffeine, and I settled myself in a pew to attempt they were for this man, but they are still very much there.
some minutes of contemplation. I realised that I am not the way I used to be and I am not
Sitting there triggered off memories of my childhood, the finished item but I am, thanks to God, a work in
having been brought in the Catholic church in progress. I realise that when I enter a church I come to the
Manchester. The statues, the incense and the huge God who knows what it is to be shattered - for me. As I
crucifix with the broken body of Jesus hung on it tugged sat there I remember the words of an old hymn which say
at my memories and raised questions in my now that God wants us to come to him just as we are: Just as I
Methodist mind. Then I began to really look at the am, without one plea, but that thy blood was shed for me;
building and began to appreciate the structure and it’s and that thou bidst me come to thee, O Lamb of God, I
beauty. I thanked God for the architects who sought to come.
glorify God with all this grandeur and loveliness. I stepped out of the church and caught a glimpse of the
I watched visitors and worshippers come and go, and now sun through the storm clouds. I hope that you realise that
I was stunned to find myself getting annoyed at those whatever you are like, whatever you may have done, God
who didn’t seem to appreciate the beauty of their just wants you to come before him, just as you are. In
surroundings are they chatted and snapped photos whilst I doing so, what you think about God and the church may
tried to contemplate. Judgmentalism is a fire that burns be challenged, but that won’t happen unless you take the
on all kinds of fuel. first step into a church and meet with God and his people.
It was then that I spotted an electric wheelchair trundling Yours in Christ
down the aisle towards the crucifix. It was almost a flat Terry Keen
bed on wheels, so shattered and twisted was the body of
its occupant. His head lolled to one side, and it seemed THANK YOU FROM THE DIAMOND
like a supreme effort for him to just look ahead to steer
the chair. The motorised chair purred to a halt and the JUBILEE COMMITTEE
man twiddled with the joystick, until at last he swung
round, facing the crucifix. He seemed to stare at the The Jubilee Committee would like to thank everyone who
gave their time and expertise to the Jubilee Celebration on
the Heath on 3rd June, in particular the Parish Council,
for their generous financial support that made it all
possible and to those of the Parish Council who also gave
practical support before the event and on the day - you


To the Village Hall Committee for the free use of both
the Institute and the Village Hall and THANKS FROM A FIRST TIMER
for those of that Committee who also gave their practical
help and expertise on the day -and you know who you are! Hi,
Michelle Pyle who, almost single-handedly organised and I would just like to thank you for a fantastic day out on
encouraged the children of Hatfield Sunday. It was our first time at the Hatfield Heath
Heath to participate in the fun part of the pageant. Festival having not long moved to the area.
Church Langley Primary School (whose connection to As I’m sure you were aware it was Fathers day and I was
the Heath, for those who asked, is the there with my wife and daughter, my parents and my
two or more families who live on the Heath and have sister and her family.
family members on Church Langley teaching staff) Everyone had a fantastic day and we can’t wait for next
who put on the entertaining historical part of the pageant. years event!
You were all amazing! To top the day off, I entered my car into the car show and
The Lewis family for the enormous amount of practical came first in it’s class!!! It’s the first thing I’ve ever won
help and support, given so generously. with the car and it was very unexpected.
The Beet Clan you know who you are and there's not Everyone involved in organising the event was very
enough space here to list what you did! friendly and helpful which made the day even more
Michael Hockley for his generous support - all those enjoyable.
straw bales and the water bowser (for the I was sorry to hear about the live music having to be
beacon and the fireworks, ...just in case) and for collecting cancelled due to, shall we say, circumstances out of your
all the scattered straw with his magic control, but it took nothing away from our enjoyment of
machine the day.
Bruno Scheggia for all the space in the magazine Please can you keep me informed of any other events,
Steve Brooks (of Kinghtbrooks in Pond Lane), for festivals or car shows you may be involved with as I’d
those wonderful fireworks - he collected them love to come along for another great day out.
from somewhere in the midlands, organised the display, Thank you for all your hard work and please would you
set them off AND generously part funded them! pass on my thanks to anyone who had a hand in
The Festival Committee for the loan of equipment organising and making the day possible.
All the unsung heroes who put up and took down the Kind Regards,
marquees and collected the absolute mountain of Paul Middleton
rubbish left behind.
And all you villagers, your friends, families and children Daniel Robinson
who came along and enjoyed the day. & Sons
Without everyone mentioned above, it would not have
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Funeral Directors & Monumental Masons

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On behalf of the Community of Hatfield Heath and the Our trained staff will be pleased to give free
Parish Council, I would like to thank Sandra Saban confidential advice on any matter
and her Jubilee Committee for all their hard work. We

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Many thanks to the team who cleared the Heath the 24 hour Family Careline
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Mark Lemon 13



1 FOURTH SUNDAY after TRINITY Zumba Thurs & Sat FOOTBALL CLUB 730 212

08.00 Holy Communion 1662 HT CRICKET CLUB 730 674

09.30 Family Service HT Call/Text HEATH PLAYERS

10.30 Family Service URC Gemma 07508 515 264 and play reading for pleasure
18.30 Evensong HT
[email protected] 730 825 or 730 517

2 11.30 for 12.00 Luncheon Club URC VILLAGE HALL 730 544 HISTORY SOCIETY
8 FIFTH SUNDAY after TRINITY 730 544
INSTITUTE Robin Gurnett 730 672

(2 ½ -5)
10.30 Family Service with Communion 730 354 730 042
URC Mother,Baby and Toddler BELL RINGERS 730 526
18.00 Service at The Close Thur 9.45am term time CHOIR 730 390
Village Hall - 07956 563 710
11 10.30 Holy Communion at The Close 01279 730 375 WOMANS LEISURE HOUR

URC 730 465
FRIDAY CLUB (7-12 yrs)
739 218
08.00 Holy Communion - 1662 HT JO JINGLES Hatfield Broad Oak
(6 mths - 7years) 868 410
09.30 Matins HT 01371 872 550


18 11.30 for 12.00 Luncheon Club URC 01279 651 270

OR 01279 653 925

19 20.00 Village Hall Committee Meeting

Betty Bennett.. 01279 508 455
20 Last day of Summer Term for Primary School


09.30 Holy Communion HT CLUB HATFIELD HEATH

10.30 Family Service URC SCOUTS 812 586 Friday 10am outside

18.00 Service at The Close CUBS Chris Hancock Broomfield Surgery 731 434

25 10.30 Midweek Holy Communion HT 731 646 HEALTH WALK

29 EIGHTH SUNDAY after TRINITY SUNDAY CLUB Monday 10.30am Village Car

08.00 Holy Communion - 1662 HT 9.30am Holy Trinity Park 722 156

09.30 Holy Communion HT 730 288

07956 563 710
30 10.30 Holy Communion Hatfield Haven 731 318
KARATE 445 539 Village Hall
Weds 9.30am 07776 221 975
H-Village Hall / CR-Committee Room H / HT-Holy JUNIOR KARATE
Trinity Church / URC-United Reform Church / I-
01992 575 679

Institute / S-School JU-JITSU Fri 5-6.30pm

GREEN SKIP All ages above 8yrs old KEEP FIT

Sundays at 2pm - 3pm 07947 599 801 Village Hall Fridays 9.30am

Evening Afternoon 07776 221 975

Bowls Bowls BOOTCAMP

730 539 724 833 Village Hall

Mon 9.15am-10am &

1st July Ardley Crescent Men and women of all ages Thurs 7pm-7.45pm
8th July at Broomflieds
15th July Ardley Crescent Men and women of all ages &
22nd July Broomfields BRIDGE CLUB 723 948 shapes
07775 663 742

01279 443 181

Alternating every Sunday WATCH
INSTITUTE 730288 Paula O'Sullivan 730 281
HIRE UR CHURCH HALL FOR [email protected]
For all Senior Citizens ZUMBA & ZUMBA GOLD
730 581
ITALIAN LANGUAGE Village Hall Tues 9.30-11.30 am
Michelina 07786 341 754 LBT The Institute Wed am

You can hire the hall for children's parties SPANISH LANGUAGE Tamara Coxall
£10.50 / hour Tel :01279 730 581 07738 421 311
Ann Whale 01279 731 288



URC Hall Wed 7.30pm 4th July CLUBS, GROUPS ETC. IN VILLAGE

Parish CouncilWebsite Village Magazine - view past 27 issues

Parish Clerk - Ernie Fenwick.................. 730 770
Email : [email protected]

Mark Lemon Chairman ..........................730 581 Terry’s Photos of Village etc :
(District Councillor)
Vice Chairman -David Parish ................ 730 573 Eden Surgery Websites
Mel Sullivan............................................. 731 434
Bart Sheekey.............................................. 730 663 (Repeat prescriptions can be applied for on these sites)
Robert Jones............................................... 730 741 Broomfields
Gary Waller................................................ 739 345 Broad
Sandra Saban.............................................. 730 042
Steve Foster................................................ 730 690
Domenica Ciccarelli....................................739 350
H. H.Football
H.H. Cricket Club:
David. N. Parish............................... 730 573 Bridge

The Mobile Library Hatfield Heath Parish Council

Tuesday visits Fortnightly HATFIELD HEATH INSTITUTE
Broomfields 2.45pm to 3.35pm OPEN COFFEE MORNING
The Close 3.40pm to 4pm
The Heath 4.05pm to 4.35pm Drop in for Tea, coffee and light refreshments
A chance to meet others and chat All welcome
SCHOOL & CHURCHES Organised by Holy Trinity Church
Sponsored by the Village Hall Trust
PCSO Jo Trevail-Philips Email:[email protected]
Pc Brad Healey Email: [email protected] FREE but donations welcome

Mobile for above police officers........ 07989 174 801 MAGAZINE DETAILS
Essex Police Non Emergency.............101
Emergency ............................................... 999
DOCTORS Broomfields......................... 01279 730 616
DOCTOR Broad Oak............................ 01279 718 245 July
DOCTOR Sawbridgeworth.................... 08444 773 360
THE SAMARITANS............................... 01279 421 110

HATFIELD HEATH C.P. SCHOOL...... 01279 730 382 Email :- [email protected]

PRE-SCHOOL........................................ 01279 730 354 Send your letters /articles/ reports /photographs, by hand, CD, or

HOLY TRINITY email - [email protected].
If posting or delivering by hand you can send direct to me :-
Rev. Stewart Gibbs.......................................01279 730 288 Bruno(Editor) “Manor Lodge”, Chelmsford Rd, Hatfield


Gerald Pearson .............................................01279 730 526 Editor: - Bruno Scheggia (Skedja) 01279 730 498

Lesley Noel ................................................ 01279 870 390 Bruno’s Mobile Phone number 07768 606 309
Irene Harriss..................................................01279 734 334 Treasurer: - Mel Sullivan 01279 731 434
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URC Rev Terry Keen............................. 01279 626 771 Secretary: - Jean Clarke 01279 730 667

URC Secretary - Betty Bennett...................01279 508 455 Chairman - Brendan Carrig

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HELD AT 7.30 PM ON WED 13th JUNE 2012
01279 424 983 PRESENT:
Cllr Mark Lemon (ML) (Chairman), Cllrs Domenica Ciccarelli
NACS Registered (DC), Bob Jones (BJ), Steve Foster (SF), David Parish (DP)
HETAS Qualified Sweep Sandra Saban (SS), Bart Sheekey (BS), Mel Sullivan (MS) and
Gary Waller (GW) No members of the public were present
The Chairman welcomed everyone present and particularly
PHYSIOTHERAPY new councillor Domenica Ciccarelli and looked forward to her
MYOFASCIAL RELEASE contributions to the council
You don’t have to live with pain! None
· Relief from back, neck and joint problems The minutes of the Annual Council Meeting of 9th May were
· Relaxation of tight, painful muscles signed as a true record of the meeting.
· Effective treatment for migraines, tennis The minutes of the Council Meeting of 9th May were signed
as a true record of the meeting.
elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, 702. DECLARATION OF MEMBERS INTERESTS:
plantarfasciitis, achilles tendonitis, ML declared an interest as a District Councillor.
fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, 703. Public Participation on Agenda Items
IBS None
· Help for breathing difficulties and stress 704. REPORTS TO / FROM COUNTY AND
related problems DISTRICT COUNCILLOR
· Gentle treatment for new mothers and ML Reported that regarding the car in Broomfields. Car
babies cannot be removed by enforcement unless they are instructed
to by the Housing Department. ML has asked Housing dept to
To make an appointment or for more information, issue instruction.
please contact me: Highways panel met on Monday but no information regarding
Tel: 01279 718331 Boundary Commission carrying out a survey on the number of
[email protected] district councillors Olympic Torch passing through district on July 7th
Brook View, Town Farm, Hatfield Broad Oak CM22 7LF 705. CLERKS REPORT:
Matters from last meeting and Action Register

Travellers arrived on the Village Green on 6th June and
Bidwells approached Essex Police to assist with bailiffs to
have them removed. Police asked Bidwells not to use this
route on this occasion as there was insufficient space in the
custody suite if arrests had to be made, and to proceed with a
court order.
Bidwells arranged to have the documents prepared and were to
attend Chelmsford Court on Tuesday 12th at 9 am to obtain
the order, but the travellers left the previous evening.
The immense amount of rubbish left was cleared on Tuesday
by Michael Hockley and Stuart Grieve and put into a skip
organised by ML.
Clerk to write a letter of thanks to Michael and Stuart for their
prompt action in clearing the Village Green. Resolved to grant
an ex-gratia payment to both Michael and Stuart of £100 each
Clerk to write to Chairman of the Police Authority expressing
our dissatisfaction with the advice given to Bidwells and copy
to Chief Constable and Sir Alan Haselhurst. BJ suggested we
put details into the Village Magazine
ML will ask for a meeting with Sir Alan Haselhurst.


i. 1111/03 Overgrown footpath to Dunmow Road Summer at Escape

EF Love Length Love Volume Love Lift

Ongoing. The condition of the footpath is NEW L.V.L. LASHES AT ESCAPE


ii. 1201/10 Councillors pen pictures ALL

Still awaiting several councillors details.

iii. 1203/02 Car Park white lining quotations. Clerk

has met sbcivils from

Harlow at the Car Park and is awaiting their


iv. 1203/06 Prepare table showing reasons for rejection

of sites GW

Chris Parsons is preparing this for the meeting Before After


v. 1203/07 Check website forum page and secure

area and report ALL New DIBI High Frequency Facial

All councillors reported difficulty. Clerk to resolve A Powerful anti-bacterial facial to combat acne &
Zap breakouts with use of Ozone and Purifying products

vi. 1204/01 Highways Issues to ECC Cllr SB EF

Response received from Highways. Ongoing

vii. 1204/03 Invite Chairman of Police Authority 50% OFF all I.P.L

Rid yourself of unwanted hair
Letter sent and response being undertaken by from all areas of the Face and body

Sgt Aaron Connolly (Staff officer to ACC Escape also offers all aspects of beauty including
“Ultimate Tan” Waxing and Deep Tissue Massage
Wortley). Response received addressing the
issues raised but attendance at PC meeting not t Sue Burgess 07740 433 417 01279 731 769

aken up. Issues to be raised at next NAP meeting. Situated in the Shaw Hatfield Heath
I look forward to hearing from you
Recruitment of Village Handyman. DP knows of a possibility
[email protected]
but he does not live in the village although he does work in the

village. DP to advise if interested 1206/04 DP

b. Correspondence

i. Womens Leisure Hour - Donation request Clerk

to respond that it will be considered at our next

budget meeting later in the year

ii. UDC Local Plan consultation - Monday 23rd

July. Plan passed to MS

iii. Sir Alan Haselhurst re Police Authority

iv. Buckingham Palace Garden Party Award 2012.

Nomination form given to DP

v. Big Society Fund – Clerk has forwarded details

to BJ

vi. Broadband – No further action

vii. The Hundred Parishes - request for a Point of

Contact. Clerk to ask organisers to give a

presentation at one of our meetings

viii. Letters of thanks for donation -

Harlow CAB - HH URC - Buffy Bus

Association - St Clare Hospice - Hatfield Regis

Local History Society

Clerk to provide a list of donations given and

responses received

ix. EALC Notice of Conference 27th September


x. Certificate of Employers Liability Insurance and £5 per session

Insurance Policy documents also offers Bootcamp participants
discount rates for 1 to 1 Personal Training and small
EF group ( 2-3 people) Personal Training in a private gym in

c. Meetings & Training Hatfield Heath.

i. LDF Focus UDC Offices Mon 18 June 7pm To book your place or for more info please call


ii. Parish Forum UDC Offices Tues 24 Sept 7pm



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For All Building Works - The bank balances after authorisation of the following
Extensions/Renovations - payments is £38050.34
Decorating - Plumbing - Electrics
Carried Out with Great Attention to Detail Ernie Fenwick Expenses (incl 160.76
Tel: 01279 757 323 07836 205 103 litter pickers)

Information Data Registration 35.00

GM RCCE Subscriptions 55.00

Decorating Solutions Ltd. UALC Subscriptions 25.00
P O'Sullivan Diamond Jubilee 93.88
We offer a wide range of painting and decorating
solutions for your home or business. Running Imp Diamond Jubilee 94.98

Our qualified decorators offer a full consultation to E Fenwick Salary
ensure you receive a service tailored to your needs. We HMRC PAYE Income Tax

have decorators trained in the use and application of 707. CODE OF CONDUCT
specialist and mineral paints. Resolved to adopt the Code of Conduct of Uttlesford District
Services include: Council. Clerk to advise UDC

Interior and exterior redecoration
Airless spraying
Tape and jointing

All staff undertake CSCS health and safety approval

Please contact us for a full range of services 708. DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS
or a free consultation. The Parish Council congratulated SS and her committee on an
excellent event and the culmination of the beacon and the
Office: 01279 730 733 fireworks was enjoyed by all who attended. Clerk to write
Mobile: 07977 775 672 formally to Sandra, Church Langley School and Michael,
E-mail: [email protected] Jonathan and Annabel Hockley for clearing up the Village
Green. Councillors have received nothing but praise for the

John Adamson 709. PLANNING
Decisions by UDC
Bespoke fitted furniture The Elms, Dunmow Road, HH: UTT/0419/12/FUL: First floor
Free quotations Fully insured side extension: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL

07779 715 888 01371 811 688 Applications
i. Springhead, Stortford Road, HH: UTT/1000/12/FUL:
Glazed link between main house and summer house:
Town Grove, Dunmow Road, Hatfield Heath, NO OBJECTIONS
Bishops Stortford, Herts CM22 7BN ii. The Mill, Stortford Road, HH: UTT/1074/12/FUL:
Conversion of existing building into 3 apartments.
For all your Gas Installation and Servicing needs Change of use from commercial to residential: Agree
High Efficiency Condensing Boiler Installations in principal but have concern over disturbance of the
Gas Boiler Servicing and Breakdowns roof as it may be asbestos and we wish to protect the
Landlord’s Gas Safety Records village green from parking.
Free Quotations for gas heating installations iii. Heyst, Chelmsford Road HH: UTT/1108/12/FUL:
Plumbing and Pipework Erection of single storey detached annexe in rear
Replacement Bathrooms, including Tiling & garden: OBJECT on basis that it is an infill without
Decoration access to the annexe and is building in a garden and it
Local company established in 1974. is capable of two people living there.
Gas Safe register number 222 iv. Marsh Gate, Friars Lane, HH: UTT/1113/12/FUL:
Conversion of bungalow to a two storey dwelling:
· Call us on 01279-730 060 NO OBJECTIONS
· Fax us on 01279-730 065
· E-mail us at [email protected] Monthly Enforcement Reports
Nothing to report
Meeting has been arranged with Hastoe and Whitley Parsons
for 5pm on Tuesday 19th June to agree on the preferred site.


Rural Verges have now been cut. John Kenney reports that the
weather has caused prolific growth to the verges and the wet General Building & Maintenance
conditions have made the cutting extremely difficult. Length
of verge opposite MS needs strimming. Conversions, Bathrooms, Kitchens
Clerk has reported to Highways a huge pothole at the junction Plastering, Brickwork, Decorating
of Clipped Hedge and Dunmow Road Call for Free Advice & Estimates
ML has reported several potholes on the Heath and also in 01279 739 136 or 07900 694 664
Permanent erection of beacon Agreed to have beacon placed
on green and secured but able to be exchanged as required.

Fireworks display on New Years Eve. Resolved not to

Provision of litter bin in Sawbridgeworth Road slip road. General DIY, Curtain Rails and Shelves Erected, Flat Packs
Clerk has confirmed with UDC that if the bin is sited on the assembled. Patio, Drive and Brickwork Pressure Washed,
main Stortford Road next to the bus shelter, there will be no Fencing and Sheds Preserved and Repaired, Hedge Cutting,
problem in collecting from there. Clerk to arrange installation
after clarification that it can be in the slip road including Shrubs and Tree Pruning,
House Painting, Exterior & Interior, Windows Pipe Work and
Use of herbicides on the village green. Clerk has discussed this
with John Kenney who admits that on this occasion they may Weather Boards Stained and Painted. Fencing Erected,
have been too enthusiastic with the weedkiller. Clerk to write Gardens and Driveways Shingle.
to Michael Ronan
Please do not hesitate to ask. Contact lan and Jan at
713. PLAY AREA San Michelle, Jacks Lane, Takeley
Progress on grant funding. Applied for £1670 from
Community Project Grant, £10,000 from Town & Parish 01279 873 933
council Jubilee fund, £15,000 from Essex Big Society and 07939 531 872
£22,000 from Viridor Credits
Location for skateboard ramp. Objections are that they are COMPLETE SERVICE FOR YOUR HOME
noisy and are more aimed towards boys than girls. Defer to
next meeting for consideration. [email protected]

714. POND LANE MHS Builders
Enforcement have visited Pond Lane and say there are no Local Builder
illegal signs on village green. Continued efforts are being Carpentry & Roofing
made by Clerk and ML. to clarify the situation with the Loft and Garage conversions
Enforcement Officer at UDC over the illegal signs on Village Kitchens & Bathrooms
Green land Plastering
Fly tipping in Pond Lane Clerk to write to UDC and ask them Extensions
to have their bins removed from the Village Green references available on request

Call Mark Savage

Resolved to obtain quotations for removing the bulrushes
which have taken over. DP has contacted two companies who
have quoted £2000 plus VAT. DP has asked Pearl to remove
all bulrushes and has a quote for £1780 plus VAT. Defer to
next meeting for further investigation

716. WEBSITE • Interior & Exterior decoration
Clerk will re-issue usernames and passwords for the secure • carried out to a high specification.
area and asked all councillors to please ring him whilst they • Full public liability.
are logging in to the system so that he can monitor what is • 30 yrs Experience
happening. The website cannot go live if the secure area is not
secure. • Ceilings papered.

• Wall coverings and wall paper hung

717. REPORTS FROM MEMBERS ON No job too large or too small

Ÿ ML reported he attended a meeting at the school
Phone : 01279 724 805 Mobile : 07836 588 886

regarding the zebra crossing. Very worthwhile E-mail: [email protected]

going. ML has started with highways Address: Field View, Sheering, Herts.

Continued on next page.........

Sing Along with Jo Jingles! ..........Continued from

Fun Music Singing & Movement Classses Previous Page
For children aged 3 months to 5 years
Ÿ MS attended EALC meeting and reports EALC
Chidren’s Parties & Nursery Sessions also available! concern that some District Councils are using the
localism act to disengage with Parish Councils. UDC
For details on classes in: no longer has UALC representation on the Standards
Bishop’s Storford, Epping, Harlow Committee or the Highways Panel. Braintree DC and
Sawbridgeworth, Great Dunmow Basildon DC have parish council representation on
& Hatfield Heath both. MS has spoken to Cllr Ketteridge about the
Call Lucy on 01279 868 410 Highways Panel and he has said that UDC intend
[email protected] proposing the reintroduction of PC representation but this relies on County Councillors agreeing.

Former Deputy Headteacher Ÿ MS attended NAP presentation by Casualty Reduction
very effective at raising standards Officer 40% casualty reduction year on year in Essex.
Neighbourhood Police did a spot check of vehicles in
Reading techniques coached; books loaned Broomfields – of 80 cars checked14 were unlocked
Clearly taught NC maths and had a variety of equipment and valuables exposed
eg mobile phones, sat navs etc
Quality of writing and handwriting improved
SATs, 11+ and Common Entrance 718. MATTERS TO BE RAISED BY
Weekly follow-up activities
Ÿ Precept level
01279 600 102 Ÿ Broomfields Parking
Ÿ Wildlife area and financial reserve.
Ÿ Church Road
Ÿ Buildings in Pond Lane

4th July 8th Aug 12th Sept

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Dog walking also available — All at competitive rates
Nicholas For more information,call
01279 876 277 or 07986 270 336
Independent day school
for girls & boys Or email:- [email protected]
aged 4 -16 years
The NHS Constitution
Excellence in
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over 70 years treatment within a maximum of 18 weeks.
As long as you choose it and it is appropriate for
Saint Nicholas provides a unique & distinctive you, you have the right to start your non-emergency
place to learn & develop: treatment within a maximum of 18 weeks from
- Outstanding facilities for learning, sports & arts when you are referred by your GP, or to ask the
- Small focussed class sizes NHS to take all reasonable steps to offer you a range
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To order a prospectus or arrange a private tour, contact Julie Your rights around waiting times and everything
Bradley on 01279 429 910 [email protected] else about your NHS care are set out in the NHS
Saint Nicholas School, hobbs cross road, old harlow CM17 0NJ Constitution, which brings together in one place
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expected from us in return. To read the NHS
Constitution or to find out how many ways you can
access the NHS, please:
call NHS Direct on 0845 4647 or your GP.


Hatfield Heath Festival Committee Email
Would like to thank
Kew Vets for providing
the prizes and
London & Essex Kents Farm Kennels &
Catteries for providing the Rosettes for the
Fun Dog Show

Fun Dog Agility Test



01279 647 286 HATFIELD HEATH
07838 165 171 RAINFALL
pe[email protected] May 2012
Hatfield Heath Rainfall May 2012


25 Total for month
64.5 mm
15 mm (2.54 inches)


Grass cutting, Hedge Trimming, Planting,
Weed Treatment, One off Tidy Ups and 0

maintenance Twelve raindays in May 2012 produced 64.5 mm
Call for a friendly chat on (2.54 inches) which is 25% above our May average.
Mobile 07956 524 586 Rainfall averaged over England and Wales during
Home Tel 01279 830 960 May was 2.31 inches, which is 90% of the average

LTD (Philip Eden)
During the last twenty two years, Hatfield Heath has
experienced two very dry Mays and two very wet
4.94 inches in 2007
4.11 inches in 2000
0.44 inches in 2011
0.53 inches in 1999

Garden Watch

• Specialising in all types of ponds A Kestrel hovered over the garden on
& features. two consecutive days 5th and 6th May
and on the 6th our Green Woodpecker
• Professionally designed, tried digging between the cracks of the
installed, restored or maintained. concrete path!!

• Local company established since I was about to write that the Swallows,
1987 with excellent after care Martins and Swifts hadn't appeared in
service May, but they turned up on the last day.
Two Cuckoos heard and are seen, which is
Tel: 01279 461 052 a rarity.
Frantic activity at the Bee-Box, where
(Answer phone) the various small bees and other
insects were queuing up to get in I
Mobile: 07711 087 004 will have to get another box
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I attended the Hatfield Heath Village Festival
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I have many precious photos of my daughters
christening and my best friends wedding on it so

I'm quite upset its gone!
If you have any information, please call me on

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╚ Medical care provided by local group practice;

district nurse, physiotherapist and a chiropodist; (from September)
╚ Highly qualified and motivated staff - RMA and

NVQ qualifications;

╚ 20 single and 1 double newly refurnished and We are looking for a childminder for one or
redecorated two afternoons a week (3-6 pm) to look after
rooms (newly built extension included) our children in our house. Duties to include

╚ Each bedroom fitted with an en-suite bathroom and

call system to summon help; local school pick-up (car not necessary).
╚ A newly extended and enlarged day lounge with Flat Tel: Lisa on 01279 739 169

creen TV and radio.

╚ Large dining room with excellent meals on offer

by the in-house chef;

╚ A Stair lift and a passenger lift to all floors; Child Minder Required
╚ Activities includes talks, parties, summer barbecues,
To drop off and collect two children from Hatfield
flower arranging e.t.c Heath village school and look after in village

Kindly drop by for viewing and to pick up a copy of our family home 1-2 days per week.

brochure. For placement and other enquiries, please contact Child care experience and references essential.

Amanda Austin (Manager) Car driver with own car preferred

email : [email protected] 07905-384 091

Jane Chapman-Kane



all our love to the new CAR & CHAUFFEUR SERVICES
Mum, Dad, Khris & Patsy, Paul & Ross
To and from Stansted, Luton, Heathrow,
WEDDING CONGRATULATIONS Gatwick and City airports
Corporate & A complete
Wednesday 4th July Sporting events London Service
Wishing you both many
National meetings Shopping trips
years of health and
happiness and some sunshine too!! Theatre/dinner Hospital visits
With all our love Mum, Dad, David,Lesa, trips
Urgent courier
Luke and Zoe xxx Guided tours services

Congratulations Weddings

Sophie and Farren Our fleet of air conditioned vehicles
on your Wedding Day ranges from executive cars to luxury
Saturday 16 th June 2012
people carriers and coaches
Love you lots love from
Mum ,Dad,Tom,Amy,Talulah xxx NEW - GROUP TRAVEL

8 passenger vehicles now available for all events

For professionalism with the personal touch
contact Beth Bloss at
Mobile: 07968 026 032

Email: [email protected]

or visit our informative website:





:Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s for Senior Citizens We have gone Jubilee crazy at the Forest over the

OPEN: Tues & Wed 9am - 5pm• Thur 9am -1pm weekend, in true British style; all of our visitors
Fri 9am-6pm • Sat 9am-1pm
FULLY TRAINED enjoyed ‘reigny’ days at the Forest and made the
Heath View, Pond Lane, Hatfield Heath best of the extended bank holiday weekend.
Tel: 01279 730 870 LONDON HAIR STYLISTS

HUTLEY ELECTRICAL Throughout the Jubilee weekend we had the Doodle
Oak Morris Dancers at Bells and Beer on Sunday
DOMESTIC & INDUSTRIAL and people have walked our Right Royal Route
ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS which is available from the shop and bike hire unit
Hutley Electrical offers a full range of (also available after June). We have also had quizzes
Electrical Services and has been and events all through the half term week including
established for over 20 years. Woodland Folk Wednesday with the elves and
From House re-wires to Industrial/ fairies. Unfortunately Dog Fun Day was cancelled
Commercial projects we pride ourselves due to bad weather and high winds, I apologise for
on offering a competent, polite, tidy this but it was not a decision I made lightly, I will be
professional service and endeavour to re-scheduling so watch this space.
work with the minimum of disruption to Please look out for the boats that are arriving on the
you wherever possible. lake through July and thank you for all your support
of our brand new bike hire venture. When you visit
**We are a full member of the NICEIC the bike hire unit take a look in the left hand
and have been for many years.** container we have turned it into a second hand book
shop. We are still accepting book donations ahead of
Call Bob now for a free quotation
TEL: 01279 722 351 or the annual book sale 21st – 29th July.
MOBILE: 07774 941 668 Work to the boardwalk non slip surface is continuing
through Gravel Pit Coppice/ Elgin Coppice and this
year we are selling raffle tickets to fundraise for the
vital works to our most popular walkway. Please
catch up with staff and volunteers in the lake area to
buy raffle tickets for every £1 ticket we sell we get
£2 back from the National Trust.
When you visit the Forest don’t forget about our
shop we have cosy picnic rugs and blankets -
doubling up as snuggly car rugs. Large umbrellas,


for sun as well as rain shelter. Identification guides Curtains
and books to stop the family arguing over what it Made to measure by
really was that you spotted together. 20% off the Jennie Childs
delightful pink and blue chinoiserie range of birds
and butterflys. Superb presents and gifts - for All types of Curtains, Blinds & Matching Accessories
yourself and others. Fresh duck and goose eggs
from Wimpole Hall Home Farm as well as local - Telephone:01279 730 608
Hatfield Broad Oak - honey (purported to be good E-mail: [email protected]
for allergies). Magnetic jewellery - very reasonably
priced - is catching the imagination, along with a gift 32 Broomfields, Hatfield Heath, Herts. CM22 7EH
selection of mustards exclusive to the National Trust,
from Colmans of Norwich. Why not call in and see
for yourself? Most major credit cards are accepted. Heath Computers
Thank you for your support and we look forward to
seeing you all through June and July. For all your IT needs

Whether you run a business, or are a home user,
Heath Computers has an IT solution to suit your requirements.

Ÿ IT Solutions for home/office
Ÿ Domain Registration and Web Design
Ÿ Mac/PC Support, Repairs and Upgrades
Ÿ Smart Phone/Tablet configuration and setup
Ÿ Network Installation - Fixed and Wireless
Ÿ Internet - Email - Broadband
Virus Protection and Spyware removal

With the Olympics starting next month there is Web: Office: 01279 912345
going to be a great deal more aircraft movement at Email: [email protected] Mobile: 07958 482889
Stansted Airport. If residents are concerned over
aircraft noise and height of the planes could they MAN WITH
continue to record and tally using the SSE web site A VAN
to send in the complaint.
I think that there are likely to be other problems HATFIELD HEATH LOCATED
with the increased aircraft at Stansted. This might
be overcrowding on the trains, extra traffic on the DELIVERIES – COLLECTIONS – REMOVALS
motorway, more traffic through the village,
disturbance at different times. I would be willing to FRIENDLY RELIABLE SERVICE
receive any comments on these other issues and
forward them. TEL: 01279 730 632 - MOB. 07885 144 145
Robert Jones EMAIL: [email protected]
e-mail address: [email protected]



At Pond Lane Hatfield Heath

Lesley Curtain Design Bespoke Handmade Curtains

Roman Blinds Children’s Room’s

Upholstery Bespoke Head boards

Designer Fabric

Pond Lane, Hatfield Heath, Herts

Tel: 07904 415 450

Email: [email protected]



Wayne Fogg ( Heath Computers) and
Mischa - Harrier Hawk

Flower Festival
Hatfield Heath?
1992 Fire at Windsor Castle



Hatfield Heath Parish Council
The grant of a £50 Book Token is
for students living in the Parish of
Hatfield Heath, aged 18-23 years
old and who are doing a full
time course at a
University or College
of Further Education.

Tel: 01279 730 770
or email: [email protected]


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