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June 2012

Hatfield Heath Village Magazine June 2012

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Sunday 17th June 2012

4th JUNE, 3.45 Till 10.30 (ish!) Monday's child wears a hat
Tuesday's child sports a cap
All the arrangements have been made, the Wednesday's child wears a bonnet blue
refreshments and entertainment are booked, the Thursday's has a hoodie that's new
helpers organised - all that's needed now is..... Friday's child dons a straw hat gay
With ribbons and bells and buds of may
To wear in the sun on HAT FEST DAY

Make sure you get a good place for your picnic and Make sure You as a Hatfield Heath
to view the pageant and fancy dress and enjoy all Resident wear a hat on HAT FEST DAYalso
Please search out ribbons, bells, artifical
the old fashioned games .. and the music...... flowers, small soft toys etc to decorate HATS.
We need many more HATS and more HATS
e-mail:- jones_ [email protected]
If the weather isn't good it will happen in the
Village Hall, so don't let grey skies put you off!

17th June 2012 Starts 10 am

Entry £2 Adults £1 Child

Fun Run this year has been revised

Hatfield Regis 2 new off-road routes around the fields

Local History Society Adults (15years & over) 5 mile(8k) Run
Childrens & Adults 1.39 mile (2.24k) Run
The History Society will be putting on a display in
our new gazebo at the Hatfield Heath Festival.

Sun 17th June This will show the awards and medals Start line outside “Amberton”

of a local footballer, William (Bill)Bruty,See inside for details see in programme for map and details

Web : Email: [email protected]


Boyton Cross Holy Trinity Church
Motors Group Ltd Annual Flower Festival

Virdee Saturday, 2nd June
10.0am – 5pm
Auto Centre
Stalls, refreshments, flowers and music in church.
(White Roding)
Continues on
§ MOT’s done while you wait Chelmsford Rd, White Roding, Sunday, 3rd June
ESSEX CM6 1RG 11.0am – 4pm
Refreshments and church open
01279 876 472
4pm Holy Trinity Civic Service
§ Servicing, brakes, clutches, timing belts, welding, with Harlow Salvation Army Band

tyres, Air conditioning work:- all certified. As part of my fund raising efforts for my world
challenge expedition to Costa Rica 2012, I am
§ L.P.G. Gas Conversions ( all certificated) available for babysitting for a very reasonable rate!
So the next time you fancy a trip to the cinema or
§ All bodywork undertaken, painting, repairs, Jig Work an evening with friends, it doesn’t need to cost you
a fortune in babysitting. Just give me a call. I have
- oven previous experience and can provide character
references from local people if required.
§ MAIN DEALER DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT For All proceeds will go towards my world challenge
Jaguar, Porsche, Saab, BMW, Mercedes, Vauxhall, I hope you can support me. Thanks


§ Land Rover, Range Rover.

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§ Wheel alignment, 4 wheel tracking with laser

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§ HGV MOT’S at our premises above
§ HGV Repair to all makes & Estimates
§ TACO Test centre ( Analogue & Digital )
§ H.G.V. Paint Work & Chassis Jig, Body work
§ All Classes MOT’s - while you wait
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Please contact Janice Prior on 07749 282 501

Sunday, 17th June

Holy Trinity Church
Music Festival
11am – 5pm

Stalls, refreshments

music in church


Sunday 17th June “Wendycot”,Chelmsford Road,
Hatfield Heath,

Bishop’S Stortford, Herts

Opening Hours
Mon - Fri 8am - 5.30pm

Sat 9am - 1pm

Picnic on the Heath at the Hatfield Heath Festival Tel: 01279 730 274
Relax and listen to local bands & musical acts
Performing on the afternoon of the festival [email protected]
Come and join in the Festival fun and hear some
amazing live music. From Soft early then Rock later

For free!


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
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independence as possible. SERVICES OF FALCON HOUSE

We provide a safe, homely and caring

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will always be encouraged along with high

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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.

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FeHa 17TH JUNE 2012

We are organising the annual Hatfield Heath Festival s

`Fun Run` again this year and have revised 2 new off-t
road routes running on the grass paths around the fields,

taking in the lovely countryside surrounding the Village.

There will be an Adults (15years & over) 5 mile Run

starting at 10am and a Childrens & Adults 1.39 mile Run

starting at 10.05am.

Both Runs will start and finish at the usual place on the

road outside Amberton Cottage.

Registration will be on the day Adult £2 Child £1

As this is a `Fun Run` we will not be competitively tim-

ing your Run but we will have prizes at the end.

Please feel free to come in Fancy Dress – there will be a

prize for the best!

Looking forward to seeing you on the day!

Janice & Dave Page

If you don`t want to run but would like to help us out

with marshalling, drinks station etc. please let us know,

we would very much appreciate it. FeHa
E-mail: [email protected] t

01279 730 101

There will be a paramedic, marshals,

and water is provided.

Hallingbury Hall Equestrian Centre DISCLAIMER FOR FUN RUNS: Participants in The
Fun Runs at the The Hatfield Heath Festival do so at
British Horse Society Approved their own risk.
Riding lessons for children and adults The Hatfield Heath Festival Committee do not take
responsibility for any injury or damage, cost or expense
beginners to advanced riders which Participants incur as a result of taking part in the
The Fun Runs
Super indoor school, three outdoor arena's, Participants should obtain advice from a doctor if they
show jumping arena, and cross-country course are not sure about their physical ability to participate in
the Runs
We have super ponies from quiet schoolmasters to Wanted

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Please please may we have some James
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help setting up and taking down marquees
etc. It doesn't matter how short a time you
can give, we need you!!
Please meet on the Heath at 8.15 am on Sun
17th June
or phone Bruno on 01279 730 498 for
details. A big thank you in advance!

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electrical mechanical machining,
Saturday 2nd June, 6:00 – 10:00pm drain jetting & cleaning, manual rodding,

Hatfield Heath Village Hall sinks, baths & toilets,
All tickets £6 high pressure water jetting,
root removal & excavations.
Bring your own refreshments and drinks Painting & Decorating, Gutter Clearance,
Tickets will be limited and be
Pressure washing
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Please phone Tel: 01279 730484 Mob: 07891 751393

Stella Hughes 01279 730757 for tickets e-mail: [email protected]

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Party Range, single event
portable and disabled Local History Society
units available for hire.
On 17 April the Hatfield Regis Local History Society
Hatfield Heath met in the URC Upper Room for a talk by Sandra Saban
on the Imperial, later the Commonwealth, War Graves
& Commission. As well as being a Hatfield Heath parish
councillor, Sandra has been a member of the British
INSTITUTE Legion for many years, and is a standard bearer, like her
husband Mick.
Are Available for She began by talking about Fabian Ware, who became
the commander of a mobile unit of the British Red Cross
Children’s Parties in the Great War. Under his leadership, his unit began
recording and caring for all the graves they could find.
Small tables and chairs now available By 1915 their work was given official recognition by the
War Office and incorporated into the British Army as
Celebrations the Graves Registration Commission. In May 1917 the
Imperial War Graves Commission was established by
including Royal Charter, with the Prince of Wales serving as
President. Once land for cemeteries and memorials had
Wedding Receptions been guaranteed, the enormous task of recording the
details of the dead began. By 1918, some 587,000 graves
Classes etc., etc., had been identified and a further 559,000 casualties were
registered as having no known grave.
PREFERENTIAL RATES Three of the most eminent architects of the day - Sir
FOR Edwin Lutyens, Sir Herbert Baker and Sir Reginald
Blomfield - were chosen to begin the work of designing
LOCAL ORGANISATIONS and constructing the cemeteries and memorials. Rudyard
AND Kipling advised on inscriptions. Garden designer
Gertrude Jekyll advised on the planting and the
LOCAL RESIDENTS architects created a template of a walled cemetery with
uniform headstones in a garden setting. Blomfield's
For Details Telephone Cross of Sacrifice and Lutyens' Stone of Remembrance
were the formal features. During the 1920s over 2,400
01279 730 544 cemeteries were constructed in France and Belgium,
while work progressed in Italy, Egypt, Palestine,
Macedonia, Mesopotamia and Gallipoli. The Menin
Gate Memorial at Ypres, which commemorates the
names of more than 55,000 men on 1200 panels, was the
first memorial to be designed. Tyne Cot in Belgium, the
Helles Memorial on Gallipoli, the Thiepval Memorial on
the Somme followed. Later individual member states
erected memorials to their own country's dead: the
Canadians at Vimy Ridge, the Australians at Villers
Bretonneux and the South Africans at Delville Wood.
The Commission continues to preserve its cemeteries
and memorials. Renovation and maintenance forms a
major part of the Commission's responsibility. Each year
around 20,000 headstones are either replaced or
repaired. Occasionally military remains are found. These
casualties are buried with honour in one of the
Commission's war cemeteries. In 2009 the discovery of
250 Australian and British casualties from the Battle of
Fromelles required the construction of an entirely new
cemetery, unveiled in 2010. By preserving the memory
of the dead with simple dignity and true equality, the


Commission hopes to encourage future generations to 01279 882 822
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This publication is part of the Hatfield Regis (Limited time only)
History Society series of books which are being
produced. Open: Monday - Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday - 9.00am to 1pm
This book was researched and compiled by
Frank Walsh, over a two year period, is now in [email protected]
production and will be on sale at both the Jubi- T: 01279 717929 F: 01279 717930
lee and Hatfield Heath Festivals during June.

Baker’s Cottage, Cage End,

Cost for this 36pp booklet, containing a range Hatfield Broad Oak Essex CM22 7HZ

of coloured spreads, will be £5.00


Hollywood Hair Extension Specialists Ernest Cecil Freshwater

No glue,No heat John Sly has recently been producing for the
Organic method using grade A Temple hair magazine the history of some of the names
recorded on the War Memorial. My main area of
Contact Michelle 07788 535 471 interest is the Western Front but have always been
Ashley 07960 320 120 curious as to how Cecil Freshwater came to be on
the War Memorial when he is recorded in the
Scratch Pad Nail Master & Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Spray Tan Technician ( as having been a Deck Hand in the
Mercantile Marine.
Specializing in CND liquid & powder This is my attempt at supporting John and
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act in some small way as a memorial to his ultimate
Contact Louise 07581 349 778 sacrifice.
Ernest Cecil Freshwater was the son of the Alfred
Kaylee's Beauty! George (b.1862 in Theydon Bois) and Harriet
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records Ernest Freshwater as aged 4 and this shows
Treatments include Ÿ Acrylic nail extensions him as being in the Civil Parish of Hatfield Broad
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Ÿ Manicures & Pedicures Ÿ Individual & party lashes The 1911 Census records shows Ernest as being 14
and as an Errand Boy but on the date of the Census
Ÿ Body massage/back,neck (natural/glam/ultra glam) he was recorded as a patient at the Middlesex
Hospital in Mortimer Street, London. It has not been
& shoulder Ÿ Spray tanning (fake bake) possible to establish why Ernest was in hospital but
he obviously recovered from his illness.
Ÿ Waxing & Tinting Ÿ Minx (foil wraps for nails)
Ÿ Gel nails In the 1901 Census Ernest's parents, Alfred and
07872 927 775 Harriet, are recorded as living in a cottage at the
end of the Post Office row where in 1970 the Coffee
[email protected] Pot cafe was opened and which is presently a
Chinese takeaway (not operating ?). Alfred is
Personalised Indulgence recorded as a hay and straw carman and Ernest had
brothers Willie (b.1891 or 1892), Roland (b.1895)
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* CACI Non-Surgical Facial Toning An R. Freshwater and a T. W. Freshwater are shown
on the Roll of those who served in WW1, which is in
the Church Hall, and these are almost certain to
have been Ernest's brothers, Roland and Tom,
although Census records show Tom as Thomas

* Jessica Manicures & Pedicures Ernest was a Deck Hand on the Steam Trawler
* Jessical GELeration gel polish "Hellenic", 159 gross tons out of Grimsby, and died
* Calgel Nails on Saturday, 8th May 1915 at the age of 18. There
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Mercantile Marine, possibly explained by his young
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please call 01279 725551 or email:
b[email protected] At this stage of the war Germany was trying to
blockade the British ports and were torpedoing any shipping they could and setting mines by ship and U.
Boat. The"Hellenic" caught a mine from the Swarte
Bow House, Mill Lane, Gaston Green, Little Hallingbury, CM22 7QT Bank mine field in her trawl, believed surface ship
laid, was blown up and sank 98 miles East by South
of Spurn Head. Three lives were lost which included


Ernest Freshwater. The sight of the mine coming up and ultimately led to the USA declaring war on
in the fishing net must have been terrifying as they Germany.
would have known what was likely to happen. The
“Hellenic” was only one of 3060 fishing vessels lost to Sadly, research has shown that Ernest's mother had
enemy action in WW1. died in 1904 and his father in 1906 at the ages of
c.42 and c.55 respectfully, life expectancy being
How Ernest came to be serving as a Deck Hand on a significantly lower in those days. These deaths led
trawler out of Grimsby is likely to remain a mystery. to the break up of the Freshwater family as in 1911
However, in the 1911 Census Roland Freshwater, Alice and Bessie, the youngest daughters, were
one of Ernest's older brothers, is shown at the age of boarding with the Mead family in Bambers Green,
16 as having been boarding with the Wardle family in Thomas Archibald was boarding with the Lazell
Grimsby and employed as a “fish apprentice”. It family in Little Canfield and Willie was a lodger with
seems reasonable to assume that sometime between Daniel Day, a Church Clerk, in Hatfield Heath.
1911, when Ernest was in hospital in London, and Roland, as shown above was boarding in Grimsby.
1915 Ernest had joined his older brother in Grimsby.
Ernest had a sad life, losing his mother at seven,
The two others who lost their lives when the becoming an orphan at nine, being hospitalised at
"Hellenic" blew up are John Brooks born in fourteen and losing his life due to a mine explosion at
Manchester, aged 44, who was a Third Hand and eighteen. He does not deserve to be forgotten.
George Kimber, aged 38, born in Bradford who was a
Trimmer. A number of Steam Trawlers were sunk If anyone has further information on Ernest or the
around the 8th May including "Don" out of Grimsby on Freshwater family it would be greatly appreciated.
6th May which also caught a mine in the Swarte Bank My email address is [email protected]
mine field with 7 lives lost. Those on the “Hellenic”
would almost certainly have been aware of the fate of Albert Murrell
the “Don” yet still risked fishing in the same area.

Ernest Cecil Freshwater has no grave, having been Debbie Does Hair!
buried at sea, but is commemorated on the Tower Hill
Memorial. It stands on the south side of the garden of London Ladies cut from £10.00
Trinity Square and commemorates men of the Trained Tints, Hi/low lights,
Merchant Navy and Fishing Fleets who died in both 30 years Perms, blow dry
World Wars and who have no known grave. experience

The 8th May 1915, when Ernest died, was the day Home visits available
after the sinking of the liner "Lusitania" on 7th May
1915. The "Lusitania" was struck by a torpedo at 2.15 Competitive prices
p.m. and sank just after 2. 30 p.m. with the loss of
1198 of the nearly 2000 people on board. The loss WW
included 124 U.S. Citizens. The sinking of the
"Lusitania" was a great political error by the Germans Englefield, Chelmsford Road Hatfield Heath.

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Dear Bruno,
Once again weed killer has been applied to the
In front of my house are two quite large areas, once
green, now turning yellow and soon to be bare
Our Parish Council are concerned for the heath.
When the electricity company left a strip of bare
earth and stones our Council took action .It was
seeded and fully reinstated.
Yet our Council allow their own contractor to apply
weed killer to areas of grass in front of the houses
and shops on the Heath (as well as other areas) for
all to see. This leaves for all the summer large bare
patches that look awful. It lets the whole village
down. It makes us look cheap and uncaring..
I have written before on this subject. Does no one
care, including our Parish Council?
Yours sincerely,
Michael Ronan


Dear Bruno,
Another letter from me for the village
Hatfield Heath is unique.
We must be the only village in England that
shows a flashing 30 mph speed limit sign when
leaving the village,
Yours sincerely,

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In church we have an old prayer book, which is used
Tree Work Pruning for the 8.OOam early morning service on Sundays.
Felling This book dates from the time that Holy Trinity
church was built in the middle years of the Nine-
Hedge Cutting teenth Century. Of course Queen Victoria was on
Stump Grinding the throne then, and when I come to read the prayer
for the Royal family it is her name that appears.
Log for sale Over the years vicars have crossed out ‘Victoria’
01279302106 and replaced it with ‘Edward’, then ‘George’, then
‘Edward’ and ‘George’ again, and now ‘Elizabeth’.
Daniel Robinson Sometimes I am tempted to read one of the other
& Sons names by mistake, but I am sure people would no-
Independent Family It is often said that we all need to know our own his-
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identity. One of my favourite times of year is when
A personal caring service the Reception Class from the school come over to
from family business day or night. church to learn about Christenings. Amongst other
Our trained staff will be pleased to give free things, I show them the old Baptism register. They
confidential advice on any matter are fascinated to find some of their own names a
few years back, some of their parent’s names a few
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church in 1857. The children like learning about
FUNERAL PLANS (01279) 722476 their place in our village and its history.
This month history will be made in the celebration
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Trinity Church (the theme is the 60 years of the Hatfield Heath
Queen’s reign) and a civic service at 4.00pm on the Half Hour Helpers
Sunday. Then we still have the two Bank Holidays
(4th and 5th June) with fun on the Heath, and of 07944 748 478
course the Heath Festival on the 17th.
However we celebrate this time of year, let us do so Very Experienced
with our family and friends, knowing our unique Versatile All-Round Tradesman
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us also share a common history and identity. We are All interior and exterior works and
all God’s children, loved by Him. That should give Odd jobs around the house and garden.
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SOCIETY will be putting on a display in in our FOR ALL OCCASIONS
new gazebo at the Hatfield Heath Festival.
This will show the awards and medals of a local To and from Stansted, Luton, Heathrow,
footballer, William (Bill)Bruty, who was involved in Gatwick and City airports
football in this area for many years, and on several
occasions was a steward at Wembley for important Corporate & A complete
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300 feet currently quoted Mobile: 07968 026 032
Many thanks
Chris Email: [email protected]

or visit our informative website:




10.00am-5.00pm with stalls, refreshments, CRICKET CLUB 730 674

music and flowers Call/Text HEATH PLAYERS

3 TRINITY SUNDAY Gemma 07508 515 264 and play reading for pleasure
08.00 Holy Communion 1662 HT
[email protected] 730 825 or 730 517

09.30 Family Service HT VILLAGE HALL 730 544 HISTORY SOCIETY
10.30 Family Service URC 730 544
11.00 Flower Festival continues with INSTITUTE Robin Gurnett 730 672

refreshments and the Church open. PRE-SCHOOL ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
16.00 Holt Trinity Civic Service (2 ½ -5)
730 354 730 042
with the Harlow Salvation Band. LITTLE FRIENDS
10 FIRST SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY Mother,Baby and Toddler BELL RINGERS 730 526
09.30 Holy Communion HT Thur 9.45am term time CHOIR 730 390
10.30 Family Service with Communion URC Village Hall - 07956 563 710
18.00 Service at The Close 01279 730 375 WOMANS LEISURE HOUR
13 10.30 Holy Communion at The Close
08.00 Holy Communion 1662 HT FRIDAY CLUB (7-12 yrs)
10.30 Family Service URC 739 218
Hatfield Broad Oak

01371 872 550


01279 651 270

OR 01279 653 925


(6 mths - 7years) 868 410 Betty Bennett.. 01279 508 455

11am-5.00pm Holy Trinity Music Festival SCHOOL FOOTBALL HEALTH WALK
with stalls, refreshments and music

20 11.30 for 12.00 Luncheon Club URC SCOUTS 812 586 Friday 10am outside
10.30 Midweek Holy Communion HT
CUBS Chris Hancock Broomfield Surgery 731 434
09.30 Holy Communion HT 731 646 HEALTH WALK
10.30 Family Service URC 734 391 LITTLE HALLINGBURY
18.00 Service at The Close BROWNIES

25 10.30 Holy Communion Hatfield Haven SUNDAY CLUB Monday 10.30am Village Car
27 10.30 Midweek Holy Communion HT
9.30am Holy Trinity Park 722 156
19.45 Gardening Club H
H-Village Hall / CR-Committee Room H / HT-Holy 730 288
Trinity Church / URC-United Reform Church / I-
07956 563 710
GREEN SKIP 731 318
Sundays at 2pm - 3pm KARATE 445 539 Village Hall
Weds 9.30am 07776 221 975
29th April at Broomflieds JUNIOR KARATE
6th May Ardley Crescent
01992 575 679
13th May Broomfields
Alternating every Sunday from then on JU-JITSU Fri 5-6.30pm

All ages above 8yrs old KEEP FIT

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 &

Men and women of all ages Thurs 7pm-7.45pm

Men and women of all ages &
BRIDGE CLUB 723 948 shapes
07775 663 742

01279 443 181



BIRTHDAY PARTIES For all Senior Citizens [email protected]
730 581
Michelina 07786 341 754
Village Hall Tues 9.30-11.30 am
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



13th June
Village Magazine - view past 27 issues

Parish Clerk - Ernie Fenwick.................. 730 770
Email : [email protected] Terry’s Photos of Village etc :

Mark Lemon Chairman ..........................730 581 Eden Surgery Websites

(District Councillor) (Repeat prescriptions can be applied for on these sites)
Vice Chairman - Mel Sullivan.................. 731 434 Broad

David Parish .......................... 730 573

Bart Sheekey.............................................. 730 663 H. H.Football

Robert Jones............................................... 730 741 H.H. Cricket Club:

Gary Waller................................................ 739 345 Bridge

Sandra Saban.............................................. 730 042

Steve Foster................................................ 730 690

Domenica Ciccarelli....................................739 350

David. N. Parish............................... 730 573
Drop in for Tea, coffee and light refreshments
The Mobile Library Hatfield Heath MONDAY TO FRIDAY MORNINGS
10.00 AM – 12 NOON
Tuesday visits Fortnightly
Broomfields 2.45pm to 3.35pm A chance to meet others and chat All welcome
The Close 3.40pm to 4pm Organised by Holy Trinity Church
The Heath 4.05pm to 4.35pm Sponsored by the Village Hall Trust

PHONE NUMBERS OF FREE but donations welcome
PCSO Jo Trevail-Philips Email:[email protected]
Pc Brad Healey Email: [email protected] 16th

Mobile for above police officers........ 07989 174 801 June
Essex Police Non Emergency.............101

Emergency ............................................... 999

DOCTORS Broomfields......................... 01279 730 616
DOCTOR Broad Oak............................ 01279 718 245
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
Fiona Klimeke............................................. 01279 831 965 Distribution:-Barbara Scheggia 01279 730 498

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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GLYNN’S CHIMNEY SWEEP Turkey Breeding Farm
Bishops Stortford
Clean & Efficient
Vacuum & Brush The Main farm was called

01279 424 983 Clipped Hedge Farm

NACS Registered and was on Hatfield Heath
HETAS Qualified Sweep

HOLISTICARE When I was thirteen I was walking by the Turkey Farm in

PHYSIOTHERAPY Bishops Stortford and Gilbert Hutchin was locking up.
He asked me if I would like a Saturday job on the farm. I
You don’t have to live with pain!
thought what a great relief from homework and accepted
· Relief from back, neck and joint problems
· Relaxation of tight, painful muscles the princely sum of 35 shillings a week, which was good
· Effective treatment for migraines, tennis
money. So the next Saturday I arrived at 8 o clock in the
elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome,
plantarfasciitis, achilles tendonitis, morning. Gibert had parked his VW van in the yard and
fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, arthritis,
IBS was in one of the This is me in 1962 aged 15.
· Help for breathing difficulties and stress sheds smoking a Picking up eggs.
related problems pipe. He showed
· Gentle treatment for new mothers and
babies me round the farm

To make an appointment or for more information, first of all. There
please contact me:
were hundreds of
Tel: 01279 718331
[email protected] turkeys. He
Brook View, Town Farm, Hatfield Broad Oak CM22 7LF explained that this

was the breeding

farm and the main

farm called Clipped

Hedge was on Hatfield Heath.

Later Gilbert had to pop into town for something and left

me alone to deliver food and grit to the turkeys. I thought

it funny that turkeys actually eat stones to aid their

digestion. I heard a car pull into the yard. A gentleman

got out and introduced himself as John Goddard who was

the owner. A few minutes later Gilbert returned and we

all went into a Nissan Hut for a cup of tea. I looked

around for an electric kettle - there was none. Gilbert

proceeded to light a

brazier, placed two iron

bars on it and a

blackened kettle on the


The flames leapt up to

the hut's ceiling and all

our faces were aglow.

The heat drove me back

somewhat. Finally we

got our tea served in

large tin mugs. I can Shot taken by me from a shed roof.
truefully say that was In the distance is Bishops Stortford

the best cup of tea I have golf course.

ever had. The job

consisted of feeding the

turkeys by filling up their

hoppers with Spillers

pellets and then

distributing grit. This was

followed by going round

each shed and opening One part of the farm showing egg
the shutters. The turkey's laying boxes attached to the sheds


were so happy to run around free outside in their pens, Summer at Escape

They were clucking a gobbling - they were so excited. Love Length Love Volume Love Lift

The next job was going round the nest boxes and NEW L.V.L. LASHES AT ESCAPE

collecting the eggs which would be used for incubation at

the Heath. Occasionally new sheds had to be erected due

to expansion and some of

the workers from the

Heath would come down

to help. I can name most

of the workers:

Other than Carmen who

lived in Spellbrook, they Before After

all lived on the Heath. Gilbert Hutchin

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I look forward to hearing from you
driving test at 17 and soon after was driving a large lorry
[email protected]
taking dead turkeys to Smithfield Market in London. I

left the farm to study accounting and since then have

From left to right: Jack Gunn, lou Hermatage,
me and Ernie Barker (all from Hatfield Heath)

been working in banking for Gilbert Hutchin £5 per session
over 40 years - now I'm
looking to retire. But, I will Me at 17 also offers Bootcamp participants
never forget the great fun of changing stags discount rates for 1 to 1 Personal Training and small
working on a turkey farm for breeding group ( 2-3 people) Personal Training in a private gym in
and knowing all the great
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worked there
and the stories To book your place or for more info please call
they told of life
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(Robert Stone
now Robert


Extensions/Renovations - HELD AT 7.30 PM ON WED 9th MAY 2012
Decorating - Plumbing - Electrics IN THE URC HALL, HATFIELD HEATH
Carried Out with Great Attention to Detail
Tel: 01279 757 323 07836 205 103 Present:
Cllr. Mark Lemon (Chairman), Cllrs. David Parish,
GM Steve Foster, Sandra Saban, Bob Jones and Mel
Decorating Solutions Ltd. The Parish Clerk was absent due to illness and Cllr
Sullivan agreed to take notes of the meeting.
We offer a wide range of painting and decorating 5 members of the public were present.
solutions for your home or business.
Chairman’s welcome, open forum and
Our qualified decorators offer a full consultation to Chairman’s Remarks.
ensure you receive a service tailored to your needs. We The Chairman welcomed everyone present and
opened with two pupils from Hatfield Heath Primary
have decorators trained in the use and application of School, Luisa Ciccarelli and Macy Howard,
specialist and mineral paints. presenting their request for a pedestrian crossing in
Services include: front of the school to improve road safety. The
Chairman thanked Luisa and Macy for their
Interior and exterior redecoration presentation and gave assurances that their request is
Airless spraying supported by the Parish Council and the proposal will
Tape and jointing be pursued with the Uttlesford District Council
Plastering planning department and Essex County Council
highways authority.
All staff undertake CSCS health and safety approval Mr. Cooper attended to provide information in
support of the Hatfield Regis History Society’s
Please contact us for a full range of services request for a grant.
or a free consultation.
681. Apologies and reasons for absence.
Office: 01279 730 733 Apologies were received from Cllrs. Sheekey and
Mobile: 07977 775 672 Waller.
E-mail: [email protected]
682. Minutes of last meeting.
CARPENTER The minutes of the meeting on 11th April 2012 were
approved and signed by the Chairman.
John Adamson
683. Declarations of interest.
Bespoke fitted furniture Cllr. Lemon is a member of Uttlesford District
Free quotations Fully insured Council.

07779 715 888 01371 811 688 686. Public participation on agenda items.
It was agreed for Mr Cooper to give his presentation
HERTS HEATING when the agenda item is addressed.

Town Grove, Dunmow Road, Hatfield Heath, 685. Reports to and from County & District
Bishops Stortford, Herts CM22 7BN Councillors.
Nothing to report.
For all your Gas Installation and Servicing needs
High Efficiency Condensing Boiler Installations 686. Clerk’s Report
Gas Boiler Servicing and Breakdowns a) Matters from last meeting and Action Register
Landlord’s Gas Safety Records i. 1109/02 Salt Bins ordered.
Free Quotations for gas heating installations
Plumbing and Pipework
Replacement Bathrooms, including Tiling &
Local company established in 1974.
Gas Safe register number 222

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


ii. 1110/06 Letters issued to all businesses PHIL SNELL
reminding them of the Parish Council’s
policy on advertisements on the village General Building & Maintenance
green. Action to be taken, with UDC, to
enforce the policy. Conversions, Bathrooms, Kitchens
Plastering, Brickwork, Decorating
iii. 1111/03 The response from ECC Highways, to Call for Free Advice & Estimates
the request to clear the footpath along 01279 739 136 or 07900 694 664
the Dunmow Road, is considered
unacceptable and the Clerk is in FULLY INSURED
continued dialogue.
General DIY, Curtain Rails and Shelves Erected, Flat Packs
iv. 1201/10 Councillors’ resume for website to be assembled. Patio, Drive and Brickwork Pressure Washed,
provided to Clerk. Fencing and Sheds Preserved and Repaired, Hedge Cutting,

v. 1203/02 One quotation received, awaiting two including Shrubs and Tree Pruning,
more. The first is at a price acceptable to House Painting, Exterior & Interior, Windows Pipe Work and
the Parish Council. It is left to the
Clerk’s discretion to select from the Weather Boards Stained and Painted. Fencing Erected,
vendors if all are of a similar price. Gardens and Driveways Shingle.

vi. 1203/03 Village green outside the Elms, order Please do not hesitate to ask. Contact lan and Jan at
placed on John Kenney. Action closed. San Michelle, Jacks Lane, Takeley

vii. 1203/06 Update on affordable housing sites 01279 873 933
deferred in the absence of Cllr. Waller. 07939 531 872

viii.1203/07 All councillors reported inability to COMPLETE SERVICE FOR YOUR HOME
access secure area of website. Task
ongoing. [email protected]

ix. 1204/01 Highways issues re Dunmow Road / MHS Builders
A1060 junction, dialogue ongoing. Local Builder
Carpentry & Roofing
x. 1204/02 Boundaries Commission documents Loft and Garage conversions
circulated. Action complete. Kitchens & Bathrooms
xi. 1204/03 Chairman of Police authority invited to Extensions
attend PC meeting. Response received references available on request
addressing the issues raised but
attendance at PC meeting not taken up. Call Mark Savage
Issues to be raised at next NAP meeting.

b) Correspondence
i. Zebra crossing outside school – addressed in open
ii. Thank you letter received from Susan Bidwell for
donation to Alzheimer’s Research in memory of Jean
iii. Correspondence from Big Society Fund – to be
addressed at next meeting.
iv. Correspondence on Broadband – to be addressed
at next meeting.

c) Meetings and Training • Interior & Exterior decoration
Cllr Parish to attend the LDF focus on 18th June 2012 • carried out to a high specification.
and the Parish Forum on 24th September 2012. • Full public liability.
• 30 yrs Experience
687. Financial Report
a. The financial statements for 2011/2012 were • Ceilings papered.
approved at the Annual meeting.
b. Mr. Cooper, on behalf of the Hatfield Regis • Wall coverings and wall paper hung
History Society, made a request for a grant in support
of the publication of the “Wells of Hatfield Heath” No job too large or too small
researched and authored by Frank Walsh. The
Contact Steve.
Continued on next page 19
Phone : 01279 724 805 Mobile : 07836 588 886

E-mail: [email protected]

Address: Field View, Sheering, Herts.

Sing Along with Jo Jingles! ..........Continued from
Previous Page
Fun Music Singing & Movement Classses
For children aged 3 months to 5 years Council agreed a grant of £330 to cover the cost of
initial publication, subsequent publication to be self
Chidren’s Parties & Nursery Sessions also available! financing.
c. the following payments were approved
For details on classes in: i. Clerk Expenses (including Litter Pickers)
Bishop’s Storford, Epping, Harlow ii. Clerk Salary
Sawbridgeworth, Great Dunmow iii. HMRC PAYE
& Hatfield Heath iv. Buffy Bus Local Government Act 1972 £100
Call Lucy on 01279 868 410 v. Half Hour Helpers Local Government Act 1972
[email protected] £100 vi. Citizens Advice Bureau (B/S) S137 Grant £50
vii. Citizens Advice Bureau (Harlow) S137 Grant
Former Deputy Headteacher £50
very effective at raising standards viii. Hatfield Heath Friday Club S137 Grant £75
ix. Hatfield Heath Cricket Club Local Government
Reading techniques coached; books loaned Act 1972 £150
Clearly taught NC maths x. St Clare's Hospice S137 Grant £150
xi. Stop Stansted Expansion S137 Grant £1000
Quality of writing and handwriting improved xii. URC Local Government Act 1972 s.214(6) £300
SATs, 11+ and Common Entrance xiii. Holy Trinity Church Local Government Act
Dyslexia 1972 s.214(6) £300
Weekly follow-up activities xiv. CVS Uttlesford S137 Grant £30
xv. Home Start (Uttlesford) S137 Grant £30
01279 600 102 xvi. Uttlesford Volunteer Bureau S137 Grant £25
xvii. Alexia Wilson Trust S137 Grant £25
Denise Ings xviii. Hatfield Heath Regis Society Local
Government Act 1972 S137 Grant £330
King’s Thursday, 2 Rowney Gardens, Sawbridgeworth, CM21 0AT xix. Cllr. Parish expenses (annual meeting) £80.03
688. Casual Vacancy
[email protected] The Council were pleased to co-opt and welcome
Mrs. Domenica Ciccarelli as a Parish Councillor.

689. Play Area
Viridor Credits will not accept Section 106 payments
in support of their grants so the Parish Council has to
find an alternative source for the required split
funding. Task ongoing.

690. Diamond Jubilee Celebrations
Cllr. Saban reported that the Hatfield heath Primary
School are now participating in the pageant in
addition to the children from Church Langley
Primary School. The beacon basket has been
constructed and it is proposed and agreed to fit a
permanent socket for the pole into the heath.
691. Planning Matters
Decisions by UDC

i. Land to rear of Applegate and The
Rowans, Chelmsford Rd, HH:
UTT/0586/12/DFO. Object on the


grounds of overdevelopment and Email
creeping specification.
ii. Mayfield, Dunmow Road, HH: Tel
UTT/0564/12/FUL. Cllr. Jones declared
an interest in this item and left the room.
No objections. Cllr. Jones re-joined the
Monthly Enforcement Reports
Nothing to report

692. Affordable Housing Saint
Hastoe have completed their report on the initial Nicholas
consultation and are to be invited to present their
findings and recommendations to the Council. Independent day school
for girls & boys
693. Local Council Policy Insurance aged 4 -16 years
Aviva was selected as supplier from the quotations
obtained by the Clerk. Order to be placed. Excellence in
education for
694. Village Green over 70 years
Solutions, to prevent undesirable car parking on the
green, are to be considered at the next meeting.
Permission was granted to the Village Festival
Committee to erect temporary signs advertising the
Village Festival.

695. Website

696. Clerk’s Conditions of Employment Saint Nicholas provides a unique & distinctive
The Council went into Committee excluding the place to learn & develop:
public for this agenda item. - Outstanding facilities for learning, sports & arts
- Small focussed class sizes
697. Reports from members attending meetings. - Proven excellence in results
Cllr. Lemon reported that he has £2000 at his disposal - Broad & balanced curriculum
from the UDC New Homes Bonus and he will solicit
proposals for its distribution via the Village magazine. To order a prospectus or arrange a private tour, contact Julie
Cllr. Parish reported that the Localism Act causes Bradley on 01279 429 910 [email protected]
changes in the way rents from social housing are Saint Nicholas School, hobbs cross road, old harlow CM17 0NJ
retained and invested by the local w w w. s a i n tn i c hol as s c ho ol . n e t
authority and that any social
housing sold to tenants may be
replaced to maintain the stock.

698. Matters to be raised at next
Wildlife Area – progress on
ongoing maintenance
Refuse bins and rubbish on the
Village Green in Pond Lane
Handyman – progress on
recruiting a village handyman.

699. Dates of next meetings
13th June 11th July 8th


01279 647 286 30 HATFIELD HEATH
07838 165 171 RAINFALL
pes[email protected] April 2012
Hatfield Heath Rainfall April 2012

25 Total for month
122.25 mm
20Rainfall (4.81 inches)
15 mm

10 Lighter graph section is March
To compare with April

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

maintenance March 2012 was one of the warmest on record and
Call for a friendly chat on April 2012 rainfall, in the country as a whole was
Mobile 07956 524 586 the wettest on record.
Home Tel 01279 830 960 Hatfield Heath had twenty rain days in April,
producing 4.81 inches (122.25mm) - not our
LTD highest figure as you will see from the extremes for
the month.
April Extremes
1998 - 5.57inches (141.48mm)
2012 - 4.81inches (122.25mm)

2007 - 0.12inches (3.00mm)
2011 - 0.13inches (3.25mm)

• Specialising in all types of ponds The average April rainfall currently stands at 1.94
& features. inches , so with 4.81 in 20112 we were around
250% of average. Not as wet as many parts of the
• Professionally designed, UK
installed, restored or maintained. Brian Bland

Garden Watch

• Local company established since Low temperatures in April meant that plant growth
1987 with excellent after care in general was very slow.
service The Robins and Thrushes have fledged, so there is
much reduced activity from the adult birds. Not a
Tel: 01279 461 052 lot of butterfly activity - main visitors being Cab-
bage Whites occasional Brimstones and male Or-
(Answer phone) ange tips which appear to be smaller than usual.
Brian Bland
Mobile: 07711 087 004


Meetings are every 4th Wednesday ALARM SYSTEMS - CCTV - INTERCOMS
At the Hatfield Heath Village Hall at 7.45pm
June 27th Hardy Geraniums
Jacqueline Aviolet C F SECURITY

July 25th Outing Lt Hallingbury

August No Meeting 01279 600 025

Sept 26th National Garden Scheme Email: [email protected]


Single membership for year £7 or Family £12 Chartered Certified Accountants
Non Member’s £2 per visit
Specialising in small businesses
Hatfield Heath Gardening Club
Contact Paul Dixon Tel: 01279 739076

A break for the summer Wallburys, Stortford Road, Hatfield Heath
we meet again in September. Bishop’s Stortford, CM22 7DL
We meet at the U R C Hall on the Chelmsford Rd
For details ring Jean on 730 465 Fed up with

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New figures published by the Office of National

Statistics show that the British are taking almost

20 per cent fewer overseas holidays compared

to three years ago, whilst the number of foreign

tourists visiting the UK is virtually unchanged.

This means a major boost for the UK Balance of

Payments and shows that the Government’s

policy of increasing Air Passenger Duty (APD)

is actually benefiting the UK economy, contrary

to the claims made by the UK ’s major airlines.

The latest statistics show a decrease in over-

seas leisure trips by UK residents from 60 mil-

lion to 49 million between 2008 and 2011

leading to a reduction in the UK ’s tourism trade

deficit from £20 billion to £13 billion. Inbound

Pond lane tourist numbers fell by just 300,000 over the
same period.

Hatfield heath CM22 7AB The figures are a powerful endorsement of the
argument long put forward by Stop Stansted
01279 731 762 Expansion (SSE) that the boom in cheap leisure
flights and the generous tax breaks given to the

aviation industry actually harm the UK economy

Hatfield Haven Care Home and damage traditional tourist destinations in
the UK such as the Cotswolds, Norfolk Broads

Stortford Road, Hatfield Heath, Bishops Stortford, Herts. CM22 7DL and Lake District .

Tel: 01279 730 043 The figures also demonstrate the fallacy of
claims by British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Easyjet and Ryanair that increased levels of
APD are driving away foreign tourists. It is now
Features: clear that the real impact is to dampen the de-
╚ Serene and homely environment;
╚ 24 hours care in compliance with CQC Care Standards

╚ Medical care provided by local group practice; mand for overseas leisure flights by UK resi-

district nurse, physiotherapist and a chiropodist; dents and there has been a negligible impact on

╚ Highly qualified and motivated staff - RMA and inbound tourism to the UK .
NVQ qualifications; Stansted, once the UK Mecca for cheap leisure
flights, has seen passenger numbers fall by
╚ 20 single and 1 double newly refurnished and more than a quarter since its 2007 peak and
redecorated last year it handled fewer passengers than in
rooms (newly built extension included) 2003.
SSE Economics Adviser Brian Ross comment-
╚ Each bedroom fitted with an en-suite bathroom and
call system to summon help;

╚ A newly extended and enlarged day lounge with Flat

creen TV and radio. ed: “The cheap flights boom was always going

╚ Large dining room with excellent meals on offer to be unsustainable for the UK economy and

by the in-house chef; exempting airlines from fuel duty and VAT sim-
╚ A Stair lift and a passenger lift to all floors; ply encouraged more and more British people to
╚ Activities includes talks, parties, summer barbecues, spend their money in other countries. At least
now, with increases in APD, we’re moving in the
flower arranging e.t.c

Kindly drop by for viewing and to pick up a copy of our right direction but APD would need to increase
brochure. For placement and other enquiries, please contact four-fold to compensate for the fuel duty and

Amanda Austin (Manager) VAT exemptions enjoyed by the aviation indus-

email : [email protected] try.”

Jane Chapman-Kane


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........................................................................................... Unit 7A Ash House, Stonehall business Park Matching Green CM17 0RA

Postcode ......................................Tel. No........................ Web: Email: [email protected]

Details of Car:

Make.................................Model .............................

Reg. No.............................

Original Reg. Date............

Any Interesting History.....................................................




A - Veteran & Vintage Cars Up To 1930

B - Post Vintage Cars 1931-45 Inc.

C - Post War Cars 1946-59 Inc.

D Classic Cars 1960-75 Inc.

E Modern Classic Cars 1976-92 Inc.

F Military Vehicles/Commercial Any Year

G Best Club Stand The video Clip Directory for: Businesses, Job vacancies,
CV’s, Items for sale, Events & Activities
For each Category, a Trophy will be awarded to the
vehicle, which in the opinion of the Judge is the best in Sell Anything Using Video
that category. All entrants are reminded that the Judge’s
decision is final. All entrants will receive a plaque. Get Pitching Now!

Please enter my vehicle in Category: ............................ Ÿ Ebay too flat? Can't list on You Tube?
Ÿ Upload your video pitch & get selling right away!
I understand that the Hatfield Heath Festival Committee Ÿ Want a job? Make Your Video Pitch!
will not accept any responsibility for any damage or Ÿ Selling Your House? Upload a Video Tour!
accident resulting from the participation of my Ÿ Organising an Event? Show 'em how great it is!
passengers, myself, or my vehicle in the event. Ÿ How do you sell a thingamy? WITH VIDEO!
Signed Ÿ Words can't describe it? Video it!
............................................Date............................ Ÿ Whatever you want to sell Dingwuddle it! '
Ÿ Don't Sell it Dingwuddle it
Please send this form before 12th June 2012
Video promotion is simple fast and effective. Try it and see!
to ensure inclusion in the event to:
John White, Wendycot, Chelmsford Road, Hatfield Ÿ Let employers see your video CV!
Ÿ Watch a video describing a job vacancy!
Heath, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts, CM22 7BH Ÿ Show buyers what you are selling!
Ÿ Tell customers about your business!
Tel. No. 01279 730 274
Ÿ Give visitors a tour of your events, attractions
NOTE:- Late entries will be accepted up until 16th June
2012 subject to room being available in the show area. and activities
All entrants will receive notice of times to arrive and a
map of Hatfield Heath showing the classic car area

John & Sarah White Car Show Organiser)


Hair by BEE BEE Hatfield Heath


LADIES and GENTS The HHCC quiz night was a great suc-
:Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s for Senior Citizens cess. Many, many thanks to The
Thatcher's, The White Horse, Fish Inn
OPEN: Tues & Wed 9am - 5pm• Thur 9am -1pm
and Hunters Meet for very kindly
Fri 9am-6pm • Sat 9am-1pm FULLY TRAINED donating generous raffle prizes.

Heath View, Pond Lane, Hatfield Heath
Tel: 01279 730 870 LONDON HAIR STYLISTS


Hutley Electrical offers a full range of Would anyone be keen on joining a
Electrical Services and has been little informal table tennis club in the
established for over 20 years. village?
From House re-wires to Industrial/ I've not had much of a response to a
Commercial projects we pride ourselves potential Heath table tennis club. It
on offering a competent, polite, tidy would be in the institute on an evening
professional service and endeavour to
work with the minimum of disruption to during the week. A
you wherever possible. very small fee
would be required.
**We are a full member of the NICEIC Again,
and have been for many years.** Get in touch
01279 730 611 or07999 416 424
Call Bob now for a free quotation alternatively email
TEL: 01279 722 351 or [email protected]
MOBILE: 07774 941 668 Mark Graves


FOR SALE Curtains
Made to measure by
Pair of matching two seater sofas from Jennie Childs
Marks & Spencer
All types of Curtains, Blinds & Matching Accessories
Brown woven fabric with dark wooden feet. Dims:
W186cm x H87cm x D101cm Telephone:01279 730 608
E-mail: [email protected]
Purchased 2008. Good condition and hardly used.
Pet & smoke free home. 32 Broomfields, Hatfield Heath, Herts. CM22 7EH
£350 for the pair or £185 each
(Originally £1200 for the pair) Jeannine: Qualified in chid education Book for
Tel: 01279 730356 - Hatfield Heath to degree level Summer
FOR SALE Driver first aid trained
Pne off or weelly bookings
Reclaimed solid pine coffee table Availability: Mon - Friday 5pm
The table top is made from 4” thick solid Weekends and schoo; holidays - all day
Exellent references available
pine and was
made to order by Lathams (Epping) 07803 823 081

Dims: L122cm x W75cm x H75cm Heath Computers
Very heavy and solid. Beeswax finish.
For all your IT needs
Tel: 01279 730356 - Hatfield Heath 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

Web: Office: 01279 912345
Email: [email protected] Mobile: 07958 482889



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]


Happy 16th Birthday

5th June Back due to popular demand, the Hatfield Heath
Pre-School is doing another Sponsored Fun Run
lots of love at the Festival.
from mum & all the family
As you have probably already read, this time it I
Tuesday 22nd May s bigger and better as we felt the kids needed to
stretch their legs that bit further!
Congratulations on being 80 years young!!
We are all very proud of you andall that you We will also be making things more interactive
have achieved over the years as well as all to help keep them going.
the support you have given us
Please bring a copy of your sponsorship form to
the Pre-School registration desk to ensure your
child gets their medal at the end of the race.

Desk opens from 9.30am on the 17th June.
The child who raises the most money will win a
fantastic prize.

If you need a sponsorship form please contact
Janice Prior on 07749 282501.

Do come along and be part of this great local
All money raised will help support your village
Pre-School, a registered charity

All our love

Daughters- Susan and Christine
Son-in laws Nigel and Mick

plus grandchildren: Peter,Maria, Kevin
and of course Anderley!!

and not forgetting your greatgrandchild


FUN DOGSunday 17th June FeHa
SHOW t s

Dog Most Like Owner As this year’s festival is all about you and your
Waggiest Tail hat we thought it would be only fitting if we
turned our annual fancy dress competition into
Most Appealing Expression a ‘Fancy Hat’ Competition.
Dog judge would most like to take
There are lots of prizes to be won on the day
home Prettiest Bitch such as ‘Best Overall Hat’ and ‘Best Homemade
Handsomest Dog Hat’ and everything else in between.
Cutest Puppy
It only costs £1 to enter and all money raised
Fun Dog Agility Test
will help support your village Pre-School, FeHa
If your dog can walk it can do a registered charity. t

this. It really is just for fun, Judging starts at 11.30am so please come a
just walk up and have a go bit earlier to register.


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