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November 2017

Hatfield Heath Village Magazine November 2017

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Our new website:-

New Village Facebook Group

Those readers who use social media may be interested
to know that a new Facebook group has just been
created for residents of Hatfield Heath to share
information and events within the community.

The address is

Alternatively search Facebook for Hatfield Heath
Village Community Group.

“ PROOF” Tickets £10 (£8 concessions) CONTAINS
From Hatfield Heath Post Office, STRONG

online at www. LANGUAGE
And by phone:- 01279 730544

For Articles: [email protected] For Adverts: [email protected] Phone contacts p13

Drainage services (24/7) Unblocking,
cleaning & jetting, Sinks, toilets & baths.

Manual rodding, cctv surveys

Painting & Decorating interior & exterior,
ladderless Gutter Clearance & Pressure


Tel: 01279 730484 Mob: 07876 032041
e-mail: [email protected]

Pick 2 out of our treatments

Swedish back,
Indian head Massage
Or express facial.
Make a day out of it…you can make full use of the
spa facilities, pool, sauna, steam room and
Jacuzzi and even add lunch for £10pp.


Why not treat yourself to one of these lovely treatments
throughout November and December only!

 LVL Lashes - With LVL Lashes you can achieve
a more natural, chic look because it allows
you to make the most of what you already
have. The treatment lasts up to 6 weeks
depending on the length and quality of your
natural lashes. It perms and curls from the
roots giving volume and length, lifting your
natural lashes instantly, including an eyelash
tint was £40 now £30!

 Sienna X Full Body Spray Tan - Sienna X spray
tans are individually personalised for you, a
selection of 4 scented colours to choose from
to suit you! was £20 now £15!

 Book an eyelash tint for £10 and receive a
FREE eyebrow wax and tint!

So go ahead and treat yourself to a pampering session
or an early Christmas present! Call Sue Burgess to book

your appointment at Samantha’s Beauty Retreat
07740 433417 or 01279 731503


If you are interested in advertising in this
magazine please select from the following *for the benefit of
Matching Village Hall
options and email us with your choices.
We offer 4 sizes and different duration options:- Charity no 301366

A = 1/3 page (18.4 x 8.6cm Landscape) On Saturday, 18th November
Annual rate only, £200 2017

B = 1/4 page (13.5 x 9cm Portrait) 10am to midday

£15 per month or £150 for 12 months at Matching Village Hall,
C = 1/8th page (6.5 x 9cm Landscape)
Matching Tye
£8 per month or £80 for 12 months CM17 0QS
D = 1/12th page (4 x 9cm Landscape)
£5 per month or £50 for 12 months ‘NOW IN ITS 11TH YEAR’
For info, Email:[email protected]
Copy your advert to the Editor at Quality local food at fair prices

hatfieldhe[email protected] ‘Why not come and see for yourself what
is on offer’


Hatfield Regis Local History Society You could be doing something for Hatfield Heath that
has published several books and leaflets:- you would find really satisfying............

. The War Memorials of Becoming a Victim Support Volunteer might be
Hatfield Regis £5 just right for you

. Addendum: The Mis-remembered Men £1 Learn how to give emotional support and practical
. P.O.W Camp 116 £5 help to fellow villagers who have suffered from crime
. The Stag £5
Spare just four to six hours each week in return for
. Eden Cottage Hospital £1 full training and out of pocket expenses - it won't cost
. Pumps and Wells of Hatfield Heath £5 you a penny

Contact Ivan Cooper You should be at least eighteen years old (no upper
01279 730275 age limit) with good IT skills and an enthusiasm to
help others

For a friendly chat, please contact :
Julie Binsted, Victim Services Delivery Manager
at [email protected]

Come and help make your Village even better!


Unit 7 pond Lane        Tel: 07891215904
Hatfield Heath             07984943075
Cm22 7ab
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UR CHURCH HHPC Parish Forum Saturday 18th November
10-12 noon in the Village Hall
The quiz raised £530 towards the Church
Repairs. A big thanks to all who helped Members of the committee will be on hand to
in anyway and to those taking part. “listen to all your issues and hopefully provide

Concert with the answers.”
Harlow Brass Band
Saturday Evening 28th October FUND RAISING coffee morning at 28 Cox
in the U R Church
Ley Hatfield Heath
£8 including refreshments on 28th October

Details from Jean on 730465 10-12:30
There will be a raffle
Please support this event to support and Bring and Buy
Church restoration work
£1 Entrance which

includes Tea or
Coffee and biscuits

Uttlesford Citizens Advice Bureau
The CAB has a library of over 100 health and
well-being services operating in Uttlesford. The
service is available to everyone; users can print
off pdf information sheets about services, self-
refer (request a call back) or comment on a
service to help other users.
The system also has a number of information sheets
on subjects including advocacy, help for the
housebound, victim support, care options and
transport. Please find attached an abridged version of
the transport fact sheet, which we hope you may be
able to use in your publication. Further information

on other topics will follow.
Please do let us know if you think there is a
particular topic area that you would like us to cover
in the future.

With best wishes,
Jo Hancock

Office Administrator, Uttlesford CAB

Please note my working days are Tuesday and Wednesday

Telephone number: 01799 618846
Barnards Yard, Saffron Walden. CB11 4EB


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Village Diary HEALTH WALK


1 ALL SAINTS DAY Fridays 10:00am behind the surgery
09:30 Holy Communion (1662) HT in the Village Hall Car Park.
14:00 Leisure Hour URC
Cinnamon Trust with Janet Radcliffe and her dog Mondays 10:30am Little Hallingbury
Village Car Park
5 08:00 Holy Communion - (1662) HT
09:30 All Age Service HT LEISURE HOUR
10:30 Family Service - led URC Moderator Rev
Paul Whittle URC Wednesday 1st November 2017 at 2.00pm
18:00 Service at The Close Cinnamon Trust - Janet Radcliffe & Dog
18:30 Evensong (1662) HT
New Members & Visitors
6 09:30 Holy Communion - (1662) at St Mary’s Welcome
Little Hallingbury
11:30 for 12:00 Luncheon Club URC Details Jean on 730465

8 14:30 Holy Communion at Robin Parkinson. Greenhouse available
Lifts available - please contact Richard Barnett Free of charge to anyone who is able to

9-11 20:00 Proof - Heath Players H dismantle and take away.
10 10.45 Act of Remembrance at War Memorial Approx 6x6 feet, there are a couple of panes
missing but otherwise in quite good order
09.30 Church Yard clear up Holy Trinity with plenty of use left in it.
10.45 Act of Remembrance at War Memorial Please call 07538 852493
08:00 Holy Communion (1662) St Mary’s Change of deadline
Sheering Items for the magazine must be in by the 14th of
09:30 Holy Communion for Remembrance
Sunday HT the month and preferably before that date.
09:45 RBL Remembrance Service URC
10:55 Act of Remembrance at War Memorial
16:00 Service of Memory and Hope St Mary’s
(For all who wish to remember loved ones)
15 09:30 Holy Communion (1662) HT
09:30 Matins (1662) HT
19 08:00 Holy Communion (1662) HT
09:30 Matins (1662) HT
10:30 Family Service URC
18:00 Service at The Close
22 Holy Communion (1662) St Mary’s, Little
11:30 for 12:00 Luncheon Club URC
19:45 Gardening Club H
26 08.00 Holy Communion (1662) St Mary’s
09:30 Holy Communion HT
10:30 Family Service – URC
28 10:30 Holy Communion - The Haven
29 09:30 Holy Communion - (1662) at St Mary’s
Little Hallingbury
H-Village Hall / CR-Committee Room H / HT-Holy

Trinity Church / URC-United Reform Church / I-Institute /

Weekend garden waste skip service For full information on how to advertise, please see
page 3 of the Magazine or go on our new website.
Week 1 - the weekend following a black- lidded bin
collection Hatfield Heath Broomfields From the Magazine Committee
Sunday 13:30 - 14:30
Week 2 - the weekend following a green-lidded bin 7
collection Hatfield Heath Ardley Crescent
Sunday 13:30-14:30

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Whether you run a business, or are a home user,
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 Domain Registration and Web Design
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Web: Office: 01279 912345
Email: [email protected] Mobile: 07958 482889


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Hatfield Regis
Local History Society

President: William Gosling, Lord of the Manor

Bob Reed –‘Downton Abbey to Pishiobury’

For a first meeting after the summer break a presentation by Bob Reed proved to be both historical and
humorous. The use and juxtaposition of Downton Abbey inserts to the content of Pishiobury House
produced laughter from the audience. Pishiobury House is a mansion which stands in 250 acres of
Parkland and is set beside a lake and approached by an avenue nearly a mile long. The layout of the
grounds from an 1844 sale plan remained much the same during the rest of the C19, and into
the C20 when the estate was sold into divided ownership. Pishiobury has the remnants of an 18th-
century landscape park, re-designed by Lancelot Brown with features including an oak walk and a
lodge. Areas along the west boundary, flanking the west drive and around the kitchen gardens,
have been the subject of housing development.

Bob described the life style and occupations of the Estate Staff. Gamekeeper Flack who lived in
the lodge at the end of the drive. Images shown of various traps and use of poison as tools of
his trade during that era. Tom Fish, Cowman, who lived in what is now the Straw Hat
Restaurant, circa 17th Century. The estate reared Long Horn for beef and Short Horn for milk. Ted
Chapman, Farmer, working Rowney Farm situated at the end of Chaseways. Harry Sapsford,
Woodman, Rowney Wood, who used a saw pit when providing cut timber. The question was who spent
more time underneath to get covered in sawdust? Not Harry!

Bob also described work carried out in the household using products and provisions grown in
substantial kitchen garden and orchards. Various fruit trees, apples, pears, damsons and a range of
vegetables with Downton Abbey’s Mrs. Patmore offering advice. The presentation contained
dialogue from all of the Downton Abbey cast which was interspersed with individuals and their
roles from the house adding humor to the historical content. He also covered an archeological dig
which took place in 2012 when a bridge was unearthed.

The estate was sold into divided ownership in the early 20th century. From 1941 onwards, the main
building was used as a school moved from Walthamstow of 81 juniors from 11-13. Nowadays, it is
being used as an office building. Parts of the park have been subject to housing development. At the
end of the presentation Bob had brought a series of books to view and also a folder of estate agents
sales and posters. The membership thanked Bob for his presentation and the humor he generated.

Ivan Cooper

HRLHS PROGRAMME to end of 2017
Monday 6 November - Outing to St Pauls and the Army Museum see p17 for info

Thursday 23 November Barry Toogood – A view from the Monastery Window – Held at Church
of St Mary the Virgin – Hatfield Broad Oak at 2.00 pm

Tuesday 19 December (Joint RBL)
​ Graeme Cooper – Waterloo 2.00 pm URC



J. Day & Son

Station Road, Bishop’s Stortford

Bishop’s Stortford 01279 654 555 “Wendycot”,Chelmsford Road,
Edmonton 0208 807 3712 Hatfield Heath, Bishop’S Stortford, Herts

816016 Dec 2016 Opening Hours
190 Mon - Fri 8am - 5.30pm

Sat 9am - 1pm

Tel: 01279 730 274

[email protected]

Children’s Clubs . Bridge Club 723948
. Luncheon Club for senior citizens 730581
. Pre-school - 2-5years 730354 . Open Coffee Morning at the Institute 730288
. Little Friends – Mother,baby & toddler . Gardening Club 730425
Thurs 9.45 Term time in Village Hall . History Society- Ivan Cooper 730275
Michelle :-07762 083 355 . Royal British Legion 730042
Elle:- 07976 592 364 . Bell Ringers 730526
. Jo Jingles – 6mths- 7yrs Tel: 868410 . Choir 730390
. School Football Club :- 812586 . Leisure Hour 730465
. Scouts:- 812586 . Talking Newspapers 651270 or 653925
. Cubs – Chris Hancock :-731646 . Heath Players – Mark Ratcliff 503174
. Brownies – 734391
. Sunday Club – 9:30 Holy Trinity Chrissie Richards 864536
. Italian Language – Michelina 07786 341 754
Tel 730288 . Spanish Language – Ann Whale 731288
. Junior Karate – 01992 575679 V. Hall . Mobile Library – Fortnightly on Wednesdays
. Friday Club at URC (7-12yrs)
Other contacts
Tel 739218

Sport & Fitness Groups . Farmers’Market 07956 563 710
. Visiting Optician 443181
. Karate – 445539 - Village Hall . Neighbourhood Watch
. Cricket Club – 730674 [email protected] Tel 730281
. Football Club – 730212
. Keep Fit for over 50s – Village Hall . Uttlesford Badger Group- Derek Barry
on Weds – 9.30am 07776 221 975 On call 24/7 503332 or 07941 185 171
. Bootcamp – Village Hall, Mon & Fri Men
& Women all ages, shapes & sizes Websites of Groups, Clubs & Institutions
07775 663 742
. Bowls – Village Hall -Richard Way 730066 . Eden Surgery – repeat prescriptions etc
Afternoon sessions:- 724833 Broomfields
Evening sessions:- Richard Way 730066 Broad Oak
. Health Walk in Hatfield Heath Fri 10.00am . School
Meet outside H.H surgery 731434 . H.H Cricket Club –
.Health Walk in L.Hallingbury Mon 10:30
Meet at L.H Village car park 899451 . H.H Football Club -
. Heath Players and
Air Training Corps – 309
(Sawbridgeworth)Squadron; 583/ [email protected]
ATC HQ Cutforth Road, Sawbridgeworth;
(Email) [email protected]; .BridgeClub...www.hatfieldheathbridgeclub.or . Parish Council
. Footpaths
Email: [email protected]
. Hatfield Regis History Society -


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Friday Club is as the name suggests, a club run
URC Hall Wed 1st November 7:30pm on a Friday evening for the young people (7-12
years old) of Hatfield Heath and surrounding
It is held Friday evenings 7pm – 9pm in the URC
Parish Clerk - Ernie Fenwick.................. 730 770 Church Hall, Chelmsford Road,Hatfield Heath.
Email : ............. [email protected] Its nightly membership is £5.00.

Mark Lemon Chairman ........................... 730 581 Tracy Sykes Club Leader
(District Councillor) Telephone: 07803 273083
Vice Chairman -Mark Bissell ..............… . 730 376 Email: [email protected]

Robert Jones................................................ 730 741 LUNCHEON CLUB
Nigel Robley............................................... 730 568 Monday 6th November 11.30-12.00
Chris Overton........................................... 731 036
Geoff Owen……………………………… 444 988 Wednesday 15th November 11.30-12.0

All over 55s welcome Transport available.
Ring Judy 01279 730 581

PHONE NUMBERS OF Registered Charity Number 1051491
PCSO Simon Horne Buffy Playbus visits
Email:[email protected]
Essex Police Non Emergency.................101 The Heath, HATFIELD HEATH. CM22 7EB
Emergency ............................................. 999
DOCTORS Broomfields........................ 01279 730 616 TUESDAYS 9.30am - 11am
DOCTOR Broad Oak............................ 01279 718 245
DOCTOR Sawbridgeworth.................. 01279 603 180 To send your letters /articles/ reports /photographs
THE SAMARITANS.......................... 01920 464 099 Email :- [email protected]

HATFIELD HEATH C.P. SCHOOL.....01279 730 382 Or contact the Editor
PRE-SCHOOL....................................... 01279 730 354
For advertising :email - [email protected]
Vicarage Office....................................... 01279 730 288 Editor : -Mary Stewart 01279 731 319
CHURCH WARDENS Treasurer: - Norman Groves 01279 730756
Eileen Ashworth ..................................... 01279 730 610 Secretary: - Jean Clarke 01279 730 667
Diane Barnett .- PCC Secretary............... 01279 730 425 Distributor- Michael Hockley 07976 801 062
Chairman - Brendan Carrig 01279 730 549
URC Rev Sam - Phone........................... 01279 453 781 Printed by PrintandBind 01708687568

URC Secretary - Betty Bennett.............. 01279 508 455

Village Volunteers when you need help..07944 748 478

MOBILE LIBRARY Please note that the Hatfield Heath Magazine is a
non profit organisation and everyone involved in
Visits Fortnightly on Wednesdays its production works on a voluntary basis.

Broomfields Arrives Leaves DISCLAIMER: The Editor and Printers do not
The Close 14.45 15.35 take responsibility for the information given or
The Heath 15.40 16.00 views expressed in the Hatfield Heath Village
16.05 16.35 Magazine. Nor is any culpability accepted in
work carried out by any of the advertisers.


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Uttlesford Frontline – Keeping Healthy- the Natural Way
easy access to local help
We were very fortunate that one of our
and support members, Hannah Shine, was able to step in at
short notice to fill for speakers who had
Volunteer advisers at Citizens Advice can help cancelled. Hannah is experienced in using
with all sorts of problems, from difficulty plants as natural remedies and as a keen
accessing the correct benefit entitlements to help gardener herself, she has plenty of knowledge
with budgeting and money worries, problems with in that area!
housing to employment issues. However we
don’t always have the resources or specialist Hannah stressed the importance of drinking
knowledge to help with all aspects of an issue – water (not tea or coffee!) in order to keep
for example we can’t provide emotional support, hydrated and eliminate toxins.
specific health advice, befriending services or
financial support. In these circumstances we Drinking tepid water a
refer or signpost people to other local half hour before breakfast
organisations that can offer the dedicated support is a good start to the day.
that people need. Avoid drinking with food as it
dilutes the digestive process.
To do this our advisers use ‘Uttlesford Frontline’ -
a website which lets them easily locate and link to Her list of plants and fruits was vast but here
over 100 health and wellbeing services operating are some that she suggested:-
locally. These range from support services for
children and families with disabilities to Purple Sage leaves as a tea - for sore throats.
counselling and mediation services, carer
support, learning through play opportunities, help Rosemary- memory enhancement
to get people back into work or help for people
affected by substance use and misuse. Onion & brown sugar as a cough mixture

Frontline is also available to the general public – Lemon pith – antiseptic and
so if you are having a difficult time and want to Vitamin C
find out what help is available, go to . Ginger – anti-nausea

For each service you can print off a fact sheet Tea Tree Oil – antiseptic
giving contact details, opening hours and
information about how the service works and who Softened Cabbage leaves- reduce swellings,
is eligible. eczema and many more uses

Visit the website for more information or call Cucumber – rich in minerals & energises,
01799 618855. If you don’t have access to It will also, apparently, get rid of lime-scale on
the internet and need help to find a local taps!!
service call Uttlesford Citizens Advice on
01799 618840. We came away knowing a great deal more than
we did before and were grateful to Hannah for
Uttlesford Citizens Advice. Barnards Yard, stepping in at short notice.
CB11 4EB

T: 01799 618840
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October 1976 Hatfield Heath Village Magazine.
Ralph Dix Headmaster writing in 'Voices from the past.'
“This years drought reminds me of the long period without rain in 1921 (April to October). During that
summer the 13 ponds on the Heath dried up except for a little muddy water in Reynolds Pond and
the pond adjacent to what is now Hunters Meet. I counted the Ponds after the rains came. Most of
them no longer exist when modern drainage was carried out.”
Hatfield Heath was then truly rural. Farming was then the chief industry, with very little modern
machinery. Farm workers wages were 30/- were week (£1.50) less 1s 3p 'Lloyd George' as the state
insurance was called. Large Families were brought up on take home pay of 28s 9p. Cottage rent was
1s 6p, water from the pump or a hole in the ground just a few houses had tap water. There was no
sewerage scheme. I give no details of disposal!
There were two Ford cars (tin tizzies) Mr Buck the new shop keeper owned one and farmer Albert
Hockley the other.

John Clark 1925 -2017
Our Father, John Clark passed away July
25,2017, in Winnipeg ,Manitoba ,Canada.
He was 92 years old. Early in life he lived in
Pooles Cottage with his wife Jean, daughter
Pamela and their son Peter was born there.
He worked for John Hockley, a job he talked
fondly about. He had been a Boy Scout at Brent
Pelham and wrote to Scout Hall in London and
asked to start a troop at Hatfield Heath.
Peter Clark


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Doorstep Crime usually occurs when residents are called upon in relation to bogus
property repairs or gardening services. The Doorstep callers may suggest that there is some
urgency to work being carried out so that you allow them to enter your property. The callers
charge extortionate prices for poor and unnecessary work.
We want you to be aware of this type of activity to ensure this doesn't happen to you, or anyone
you know.

Here are some useful tips to remember:

• If anyone arrives at your door, ask them for identification - you do not have to let them in and
they must leave if you request them to do so.
• If you decide you are interested in the work, take the time to research other companies and
find out about their businesses.

If you fear that this has happened to you, or you need to report this in the future please do not
hesitate to do so. If you feel you are in immediate danger call 999, if the incident has already

occurred please report through 101.


To join Hatfield Heath Neighbourhood Watch free of charge contact Paula O'Sullivan
[email protected]


The season has now ended, as it began, with the sun shining and the bees busily out and about. And what a
year it has been!
The colour still in the gardens is testimony to there having been rain as well as sunshine. In the autumn, the
michaelmas daisies have been particularly good, alongside vivid dahlias and the soft pink sedum; while the
brilliant blue monkshood has been as tall and vibrant as we can remember.
The weather has been good enough for us to welcome a record number of visitors on Open Days and
required us to bake a bigger than ever range of cakes! Visitors have loved our new treehouse and seeing the
second half of the walled kitchen garden become established. In wet weather the restored rill has flowed
over its new flint lining.
Badgers, bats and bees have been on display at Open Days, with experts on hand to answer questions. We
have found there are seven bat species in the Gardens. Large numbers of butterflies and dragonflies have
feasted in the Gardens, and we have had regular sightings of hummingbird hawk moths. New information
boards are now in place to tell visitors about the bats, birds and butterflies in the Gardens.
So, a great year and the challenge is on for next season … contact us to get a copy of our calendar for
2018, full of lovely pictures of the Gardens (call 01371 876979 or email [email protected]).
And watch this space and log into our new website over the closed season to get hints of what’s coming up
for 2018!

Jill Goldsmith



On ploughing, scattering and not looking back

Regular readers of this magazine will know that our lovely local farmer Michael Hockley had great ambitions for

his vicar to win the Straight Furrow Competition at the annual ploughing match. He took it upon himself to train

me up, and although I didn’t win the competition (sorry coach), I enjoyed my lessons very much. Here’s what I


Firstly: driving a tractor is easy. Driving a tractor at low speed in a straight line is not so easy. You really have to

concentrate and keep your eye on the horizon.

Secondly, you must NOT look back! If you turn round to check your handiwork, you will go off course and your

furrow will be wiggly (that’s an agricultural term I just made up).

Thirdly, you have to plough on, quite literally. You proudly finish one furrow, then look around and realise how

much more field there is still to be tackled. It’s endless!

Our lives can be a lot like this at times. No wonder Jesus told so many stories with an agricultural flavour!

We keep our eyes fixed on what is before us, thinking not only of

how we live out God’s message of love in our community but also of

what is to come, after our lives on earth are complete.

We try not to look back, to hark back to ‘the way things were’,

because we can never go back. The furrow is ploughed, whether

we’re happy with it or not.

And sometimes we just have to keep going. The Bishop of Barking,

our local bishop, told me recently of the eleventh commandment:

‘Thou shalt bash on’. Wise words indeed!

My prayer for us all this autumn is that we would keep looking

ahead, not harking back to some imagined ‘golden era’, and that we would have the strength and the courage to

simply keep going and not get discouraged. And that all our lives would produce abundant fruit, whether we get
With my love,Dawn
to see it ourselves or not. Rev’d Dawn Jewson, Vicar



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HELD AT 7.30 PM ON WEDNESDAY 4th October 2017 IN THE Hatfield Heath URC

Cllr Mark Lemon (ML), (Chairman), Cllrs Mark Bissell (MB), Peter Brown (PB), Bob Jones
(BJ), Chris Overton (CO), Geoff Owen (GO), Nigel Robley (NR),
in attendance Clerk to the Council Ernie Fenwick and 10 members of the public.


The Chairman welcomed everyone present and opened the meeting.

The following items were raised by members of the public
• Who is the new transport representative: Chris Overton.
• Rumour that the VL5 route will be reduced to 2 hourly. CO to check
• Wildlife area new proposed regime for the conservation area. This will be cut completely this
year and then revert to only half to be cut each year. Concern that the area is being too sanitised and
not retained as a wildlife area
• Financial support to the Village Hall Management Committee for the Coffee morning.
• VAS sign post. Clerk to again contact ECC Cllr Susan Barker (SB) and ECC Highways.




The minutes of the Parish Council meetings of 6th and 27th September were signed as a true record
of the meetings.


• ML is a District Councillor
• BJ is a member of SSE.
• MB declared a non-pecuniary interest in Hatfield Heath festival


Pelham Structures not present.
Subsequent information: Pelham Structures say they have not received either of the two emails sent
by the Clerk. Clerk has circulated copies of the emails to all councillors and to Pelham Structures
who are looking into the reason they did not receive the emails. No email delivery failure received
by the Clerk.


ML has nothing further to report from last meeting


Matters from last meeting and Action Register
Standing Orders are in the process of being revised and will be presented at the next meeting for

a. Correspondence Received and Circulated

i. EALC Training Bulletin

ii. Planning Application objection

iii. Request for instruction regarding cutting to The Heath from contractor

iv. Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) – Consultation

v. Parish Forum agenda Continued: on next page


Minutes continued:-
vi. Proposed changes to the Mobile Library Service
vii. Emergency Temporary Closure of Matching Road
viii.Growing a Rural Community Survey for Essex
ix. Key Task Monitor
x. Essex Highways Stakeholder Survey
xi. Parish Council Forum. NR circulated the items raised by residents attending the forum.
xii. Hatfield Heath Local Wildlife Site & EECOS report
xiii.Thank you letter from Emily Wicker for Book Award
xiv. North Essex Parking Partnership response.
xv. Insurance response to claim for barrier

a. Correspondence Sent
i. Complaint to ECC and Cllr Barker re Sheering Road footpath
ii. Complaint to ECC and Cllr Barker re Dunmow Road footpath
iii. Copy of Complaint to A Moriarty
iv. Planning Application response to Land West of Mill Lane
v. Confirmation of invitation re Land West of Mill Lane
vi. CCTV survey response
vii. Sheering Road footpath information
viii.Key Task Monitor update
ix. Request for Pedestrian Crossing Criteria to ECC Highways
x. Request for a meeting with North Essex Parking Partnership
xi. Poster for EGM re planning application

b. Meetings and Training
Held at EALC Offices Great Dunmow
i. Councillor Training 1 Sat 18 Nov 9.30 – 3.00 £90
ii. Councillor Training 2 Sat 25 Nov 9.30 – 3.00 £90
iii. Advanced Councillor Training 1Tues 28 Nov 10.00 – 3.30 £80
iv. Chairman Training Short Course Sat 2 Dec 9.30 -3.00 £90
v. Advanced Councillor Training 2Tues 12 Dec 10.00 – 3.30 £80
Held at UDC Council Offices Saffron Walden
vi. Parish/Town Council Forum Mon 16 Oct 7.00 – 9.00 pm


• Several residents have applied for Broadband but cannot be connected because all the connections in
the cabinet are full. Other suppliers may have space in the cabinet and residents may wish to contact
alternative suppliers.

• DVLA are still not replying to the request for name and address of the owner of the car left on the
allotment site.

• There is a disabled scooter available for someone in the village. Interested parties to contact the Clerk
• Village Institute letter regarding coffee morning. To be put on the Agenda for next meeting. Perhaps a
grant from ECC could be arranged. Lease for the Institute expires in 2023.


Balance of Account will be £49048.12 after authorisation of the following payments.

Payments to be approved

PW May Grass Cutting 1929.29

PKF Littlejohn Audit Fees 240.00

E Fenwick Website Maintenance 20.00
Clerk Expenses 35.06

Staff Salaries


Continued: on page 26

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1913. Planning Matters:
Decisions by UDC Planning Dept.

i. Stables to The East of Dunmow Road Hatfield Heath; UTT/17/2197/FUL; Change of use of stables to
dwelling with associated works to building and site: APPROVED

ii. Braybrook Chelmsford Road Hatfield Heath; UTT/17/1964/FUL; Demolition of existing bungalow
replacement with 1 no. 2 storey dwelling. APPROVED

iii. Aspen House Sawbridgeworth Road Hatfield Heath; UTT/17/1877/HHF; Proposed demolition of existing
single storey side and rear extensions, erection of new single storey side and rear extensions and dormer
window to rear elevation. REFUSED

i. Grandview Chelmsford Road Hatfield Heath; UTT/17/2735/NMA; Non-Material amendment to
UTT/16/2971/HHF - Enlargement of approved dormer. NO COMMENT
ii. 4 Browns Cottages, The Heath Hatfield Heath; UTT/17/2531/HHF; Proposed ground and first floor
extension. NO OBJECTION
iii. Land to The West of Mill Lane Hatfield Heath; UTT/17/2499/FUL; Demolition of existing buildings and the
development of 35 new dwellings and associated infrastructure. OBJECTIONS HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED

1914. Casual vacancy
We still have two vacancies for parish councillors
1915. Highways

i. Sheering Road footpath is being dealt with. ML has sent photographs to SB
ii. Flooding outside The White Horse has being dealt with..
iii. Flooding at the end of The Shaw/B183 is still present after heavy rainfall
iv. Flooding at the A1060/B183 junction is still present after heavy rainfall.
v. Speed limits throughout the village need to be made consistent. Clerk to provide a suitable map showing

restrictions and inconsistencies.
vi. Pedestrian crossing criteria. Clerk has requested from Highways. Awaiting response
vii. Road sign in Dunmow Road has fallen off its posts. Clerk to arrange for handyman to repair
1916. Village Green

• ML reported that under the trees the saplings were cut back and they are growing again

• Proposed for an additional cut if necessary to the village green

• CO has concerns about the ice rink and the sand for the sub base. The delivery vehicle from GrabCo will not be
on the village green but will lay the sand on a membrane. Vehicle will need to be kept from the Heath when
collecting the sand after the event.

• The location may well conflict with the location of the Parish Council Christmas Tree. MB and GO will liaise
with the Christmas Festival Committee.

• There has been no communication from the Cricket Club regarding the extent of the works.

• The area levelled is only to the cricket square side of the road. Clerk to check with the groundsman (Subsequent
information – Opposite side of road area levelled on Thursday 5th)
1917. Stansted airport
Liaison meeting tomorrow night at Elsenham. Planning Application will not be submitted until next year.

1918. Wildlife Area
Proposed that the safe removal of fish from the pond is carried out at a cost of £450 plus VAT. Clerk to place order.
1919. Flooding
NR has had no volunteers to carry out the water survey.
The drain flooding at the A1060/B183 has been cleared out but still floods
The White Horse flooding is cleared
The Shaw/B183 junction is still flooding
1920. Parking Planning Application for additional parking should be submitted as soon as possible.
1921. Neighbourhood Watch Nothing to report
1922. Reports from members on meetings attended
ML, NR and the Clerk met Ulrike Maccariello from Hastoe Housing Association regarding potential sites for 10 to
12 affordable houses. The sites will be discussed with the landowners to obtain availability. Existing owners of
shared properties are now able to move into larger units.
BJ reported that the personnel committee needed another member. GO was appointed.
1923. Matters to be raised by members for the next Agenda
Speed limits
1924. Dates of next meetings 1st November, 6th December, 3rd January.

Meeting closed at 9.07 pm


CHRISTMAS SHOPPING MORNING AT Are you interested in talking to
If so, then you could be just the person
FRIDAY, 10˧˩˨˧˧˦ NOVEMBER 2017 needed to help with the refreshments at
the Institute. The Institute is open every morning from
9.00AM – 1.00PM 10 until 12 noon for people to meet together to chat
over a coffee.
Please come and support your local hospice and stock
up early on Christmas presents from some well known The facility has been operating for many years, now,
and also provides a meeting place for those who might
favourites such as Phoenix cards, Usborne books, be lonely, or for those who just have to get out of the
Carmen Gloria Jewellery, Mandy’s Heaven and Chic house for a short break.
Cuisine as well as some other unique local artisan
The Institute Refreshments were set up by Holy Trinity,
stalls. and the majority of the volunteers are Holy Trinity or
United Reformed Church members. However, the only
requirements are to be community minded, to enjoy
meeting other people and making them feel welcomed
and valued.
If you feel you can spare one or two mornings a month,
we would love to hear from you. If you can bring a
friend to work alongside you, then so much the better.

For more information, please contact Lesley (01279
870390) or [email protected]

Colouring Activity

The 2018 Community Calendar from Stop Stansted
Expansion (SSE) calendar is now available by mail
order and at outlets across the region.  A regular
favourite, the calendar once again highlights
many stunning locations in the shadow of Stansted.
 The A3 format calendar makes an important
contribution to SSE’s fundraising efforts, as well as
raising and maintaining awareness of the special
quality of the region.  Priced at just £7, it is avail-
able in fourteen outlets across Uttlesford and East
Hertfordshire, as well as from SSE’s volunteer sales
team.  In the meantime, mail order and gift copies
(including for overseas addresses), as well as in-
person collection, can be arranged by contacting
SSE at [email protected] or on
01279 870558.  See

The outlets where calendars can be bought (from
mid-September) include:
Bishop’s Stortford:  Barnes Flooring, 72 South Street
Hatfield Broad Oak:  Broad Oak Stores
Little Hallingbury:  Post Office
Sawbridgeworth:  Nisa Local (formerly The Tuck


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