April 2009 THE MAGAZINE THAT KEEPS YOU IN TOUCH EST. 1893
CELEBRATING 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF “3rd Sunday @ 3pm”
HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, HATFIELD HEATH (a creative worship experience for young people)
St Mark Passsion Hatfield Broad Oak Parish Church
an afternoon of drama/craft/music/dance
by 3pm – 4.30pm every 3rd Sunday
Charles Wood This is a new venture with Georgie Wilson, our six villages
It is for young people from Yr 6 upwards. There will be a
small charge of £1 to cover the cost of refreshments and
Expanded choirs of HOLY TRINITY CHURCH 150TH
Sheering, Hatfield Heath and Calando ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
Directed by Come and hunt for Easter Eggs!
Lydia Taylor and Christopher Bayston
EASTER EGG HUNT
Stephen Lawrence : Evangelist HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD
Steve Foster Philip Taylor : Christ
Christopher Bayston : Organ APRIL 12TH 11 o’clock
Conducted by Malcom Knowles EASTER EGG HUNT ENTRY FORM
Good Friday Names and ages of those taking
2pm - 3pm Friday 10th April part_____________________________
Holy Trinity, Hatfield Heath Contact telephone
Free Entry, No Tickets number______________________
ROYAL BRITISH LEGION QUIZ NIGHT Entry £1.50 a head.
7.30 pm for 8 pm Sat 18th April 2009 Please send entry forms and entry fees to
The Vicarage, Broomfields.CM22 7EH
United Reformed Church Hall
Hatfield Heath Further information from Eileen (730610)
or Lesley (870390)
Tables of Six £6 per person
Refreshments (Ploughman), Raffle
To book tables phone 01279 730 042
Village Website : www.hatfield-heath.co.uk Email: [email protected]
The early part of 2009 has been a particularly hard time leave because of stress. This means that I will not be
for many. We endured (or enjoyed!) one of the coldest around to provide pastoral care, take services etc.
winters for a long time with more snow than many of us However the life of the church goes on and any enquiries
have seen for many years. In addition we had floods can be made via the Churchwardens (Gerald Pearson and
following very heavy rainfall and melting snow. Far more Lesley Noel). Thank you for your understanding at this
serious for many is the continuing impact of the financial time.
crisis which has engulfed our banking system.
Particularly hard hit are those relying on investment WEDDING RE-DEDICATION
income or small fixed pensions. In addition many of those SERVICE
in work have worried about how safe their jobs might be
and several have been made redundant. There is an HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
undercurrent of uncertainty and fear of what the future 150TH ANNIVERSARY
I don’t mean to be pessimistic but I am aware that for As part of Holy Trinity Church 150th Anniversary
many good news has been in somewhat short supply. celebrations, a wedding re-dedication service was held
on Sunday 15th February, followed by tea and wedding
As this issue of the Hatfield Heath Magazine comes out cake with 'bubbly' in the Village Hall. The Church was
we are still in the season of Lent but we are looking packed with visitors, some of whom had made the
forward to the celebration of God’s victory over all the journey from Europe and many old friends met again,
forces of evil and death which is EASTER. This year some after 20 or more years.
April 12th marks this great Christian festival and we shall
have the opportunity to remember that Jesus not only died
for us but was raised to life on the first Easter Day. God
had the final word and nothing is the same any more.
However gloomy things become nothing can change this
fact of history, namely Jesus is alive. Easter eggs will
provide a temporary boost but long term joy comes from
knowing Him and the God who loves us so much.
May I wish you a very happy Easter.
PS Many will have heard that I have been instructed by
my Bishop to take at least three months compassionate
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What do you call a rabbit Chelmsford Road Hatfield Heath
that tells good jokes?
A funny bunny! 9th April - Maundy Thursday
Evening Communion Service 8pm
Woman's Leisure Easter Sunday 10.30 Family Service
Hour Everyone welcome to both these services
1 st April Wednesday 8pm CONCERT
Hands on (Bygones) - Ian Torrance
With the Little Hallingbury Choir
15th April Wednesday 8pm Saturday 28th March 7.30pm
A/V - Our way - Heather & Gordon Clarke
Wine and light refreshments
We meet at the URC Hall on the Tickets £6.50 - still available!
Chelmsford Road From Jean Wybrew 730 465, Pauline Prior 718 355
Betty Bennett 508 455 or at the door
Independent co-educational Over the River and
day school and nursery Through the Woods
for 2 - 11 year olds
We played to packed houses and rave reviews last
Creating Opportunities autumn.
We’re now on the road to Hertford with the show.
Living Life to the Full!
For one night only (Saturday 25 April) we’ll be
Call us today on 01279 657 706 performing at Castle Hall Hertford as part of Hertford
Tickets are now on sale to members and supporters-see
HOWE GREEN HOUSE SCHOOL, GREAT HALLINGBURY, enclosed form, call the Box Office or book online at
BISHOP’S STORTFORD, HERTS CM22 7UF www.eastherts.gov.uk/CastleHall. Don’t delay we’ve be
given the prestigious Saturday night slot so demand for
tickets is likely to be high.
In preparation for the show we hope to be holding a dress
rehearsal at the Village Hall on Friday 17 April from
8pm. If you are unable to get to Hertford but would still
like to see the show you would be welcome to come
along. Light refreshments will be available and we will
ask for donations to help with our expenses. Whilst we
hope to have some of the set and furniture this will not be
the “finished article” but the show should otherwise be
run as performance. Please let me or Steve Foster know
if you intend to come.
Other News Superior Tuition
As well as preparing for the show last autumn we were Former Deputy Headteacher
faced with the prospect of losing our long-term storage very effective at raising standards
facilities and workshop in the old stables at Corringales.
Thanks to efforts by Peter Lines and the help of Ian Reading techniques coached; books loaned
Irving-Fynn we now have a secure and watertight Clearly taught NC maths
container to store the scenery and a reduced number of
props. Honourable mention should also be made of Steve Quality of writing and handwriting improved
Foster for offering up his garage for several weeks as SATs, 11+ and Common Entrance
temporary storage and Michael Hockley for transporting Dyslexia
unwanted bits of scenery etc that had lain buried in the Weekly follow-up activities
depths of the stable block for more years than anyone can
care to mention! 01279 600 102
Other Productions Denise Loomes
As well as taking on the role of Nunzio in “Over the King’s Thursday, 2 Rowney Gardens, Sawbridgeworth, CM21 0AT
River” Martin Bedwell is also finding time to direct a
Michael Frayn’s Black and Silver for Harlow Theatre [email protected]
Company. This forms part of their “Modern dramatist’s
one-act festival” on 23-25 April at Victoria Hall Harlow STICKY FINGERS
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Black and Silver by Michael Frayn
Gladly Otherwise by N.F. Simpson Every Friday during term time
Black and White by Harold Pinter Hatfield Broad Oak Village Hall 9.30am to 10.30am
A Chip in the Sugar by Alan Bennett Little Hallingbury village Hall 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Stella O’Shaughnessy appears in Black and White and Phone Ali 01279 718 632 Caroline 07802 896 328 or pop in
Alan Jones directs A Chip in the Sugar. I’m sure there come along and join us !!!
will also be many other familiar faces in the casts.
Hobbs Cross Road
Tickets are £7.50 (£6 concessions) from Victoria Hall Old Harlow
Theatre (answerphone 01279 420062) CM17 0NJ
http://www.harlowtheatrecompany.org.uk/index.htm Tel. 01279 429 910
Also our near neighbours Hatfield Broad Oak Players
take a break from their usual Spring musical production www.saintnicholasschool.net
and perform “It was a Dark and Stormy Night” by Tim
Kelly at the Broad Oak Village Hall on 14, 20 & 21 Saint Nicholas
March. A small independent school,
Tickets £8 from 01279 718741 Churchgate Street, Old Harlow
More information at http://www.hboplayers.com/
We take pupils from Reception
Finally Sawbridgeworth Players present “The through to Year 11
Entertainer” on 14th, 15th, 16th May at the Victoria
Hall. • Small class
Tickets will be on sale soon at the Tuck Shop and Café of
Angels, by phone on 07752 161802 and from our website • Wide range of
www.sawbridgeworth-players.org.uk . Ticket prices will curricular and
be £7.00 (£6.50 concessions). extra-curricular
As ever if anyone is interested in helping out with the
Hertford show then please contact me as below or • Extensive
Steve Foster on 01279 730 690.
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since 1987 with excellent after that were grown, felled and milled here in the Forest.
care service With over 50 new Hatfield Forest Nest Boxes being
made during that week we look forward to the local bird
Tel: 01279 461 052 population soaring. For all of you who took part and
have now got a Hatfield Forest Bird Box please get in
(Answer phone) contact to let us know if you’ve got any birds nesting.
Also during that week an intrepid and adventurous group
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Conservation Warden Adam Maher we headed out and
learnt about finding clean water, foraging for food,
shelter building and fire-lighting. All the teams were
successful in completing the tasks set for them and
celebrated with a few marshmallows over their lit fires
outside their sturdy shelters.
Next time any of you are in St Michael’s church,
Bishops Stortford listening to the bells peal then you’ll
be fascinated to know that the church’s new bell stay was
made here at Hatfield Forest. Our Conservation Warden
Ian Pease specially sawed the stay from ash for the
church and went to see it installed in the church tower. Special Event?
For those of you that are curious what a bell stay is then
I urge you to try and find out before I reveal the answer Want to give a personal message?
next month! A verse for any occasion.
Bev Rogers 07796 493 453
WHY DID THE EASTER BUNNY HAVE TO
FIRE THE DUCK?
Because he kept quacking all the eggs!
Until then I hope to see you all soon in the PROGRAMME FOR 2009
Forest and don’t be afraid to come and say hello.
Meetings are every 4th Wednesday
Laura Slater At the Hatfield Heath Village Hall at 7.45pm
Community Warden Mar.25th. Harlow Nature Reserves Colin Lincoln
01279 874 043
Apr. 22nd. Japanese Gardens Margaret Willis
May 27th. Outing to Leonardslee
TAKELEY FARMERS MARKET
June 24th. Light Amongst the Trees Part II
Back by popular demand,
Takeley Farmers Market JOIN THE CLUB OR JUST VISIT
will be opening its doors
again on Saturday 4th Single membership for year £7 or Family £12
April from 9 - 11.30am at Non Member’s £2 per visit
the Jubilee Hall.
All your favourite stalls Hatfield Heath Gardening Club
will be there, plus a few Call 01279 726 357 or 01279 730 498
It is our hope that it becomes a more community MALLON TREE CARE
orientated event with the introduction of a Breakfast/Tea
Room, run each month by a local charity. Great Garnetts NPTC QUALIFIED STAFF
Farm (bacon) and Ian Woodly (eggs) are kindly donating 15 YEARS EXPERIENCE
produce to the kitchen; so you can try before you
buy!Also on offer, a free cup of tea with every snack FULL INSURANCE
The first month being just before Easter, the tea room ALL TREE WORK
will serve Hot Cross Buns as well as breakfast. If you UNDERTAKEN AT
would like your charity to run the kitchen one month to COMPETITIVE RATES
raise money for its funds, please get in touch. we still
have a few spaces. We would also welcome local FOR A FREE ESTIMATE
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The growing boxes which are integral to the kitchen
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One bird detached itself from a flock, which no doubt
passed over Hatfield Heath. This bird spent the best part of
a week in our garden and spent it's time " seeing off" all
The Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) is a member of the
thrush family Turdidae. This species was first
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cute, but he decided to buy the derives from the Anglo-Saxon feld-fere meaning
"traveller through the fields", probably from their
Do you know why?
The baby chick was a little cheeper! constantly moving, foraging habits.
It breeds in woodland and scrub in northern Europe
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NIKKI ROBINSON MCSP MIFPA HOLY TRINITY ANNUAL QUIZ NIGHT
PHYSIOTHERAPY Three rounds of our quiz this year were dedicated to
events that have happened or people who have lived since
Do you feel you’re falling apart? the building and consecration of our church. My husband
I can help put you back together! recited a funny poem for the observation round and we
Complete treatment from head to toe. had live music performed for the final set of questions of
Sports injuries Eight teams enjoyed the challenges, the victors being the
Back, neck and joint pain and stiffness team led by Ivan and Jean Whybrew.
– even long term Doreen and Gerald Pearson provided an excellent
Tight, painful muscles Ploughman’s Supper. It must have been good as every
Stress-related disorders and sleep problems scrap was devoured.
Chronic pain and swelling, and varicose veins May I thank again those who participated and those who
Post-operative rehabilitation helped me to organise the evening. A total of £387 was
Arthritis exercises and education raised for church funds.
To make an appointment
or for more information, please contact me: P.S.
Somehow I managed to miss giving the answers to
Tel: 01279 718 331 the Landmarks part of the Table Round. I have
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it was designed to seat 1,200 Pilates will help to:-
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largest cinema between London Improve Strength & Flexibility
and Cambridge. It had the very
latest system Improve Posture
of lighting,heating and
ventilation and was decorated Improve Balance
in soft blues and greens picked
out in gold silver and black. Telephone Co-ordination & Circulation
One of three cinemas owned
by the Smith brothers, the 07887 808 928 Reduce Stress
others being Phoenix and the
Sawbridgeworth cinema, many Absolute Pilates, Allen House, G27,
older residents from the Heath The Maltings,Sawbridgeworth, Herts CM21 9JX
will remember their weekly
trip to at least one of these
palaces of Entertainment.
LIST OF CLUBS, GROUPS & CLASSES
WITH TELEPHONE NUMBERS
VILLAGE HALL 730 544 LUNCHEON CLUB
1 10.30 Holy Communion – The Close INSTITUTE 730 544 For all Senior Citizens 730 581
20.00 Leisure Hour URC PRE-SCHOOL ITALIAN LANGUAGE
(2 ½ -5) Michelina 07786 341 754
5 PALM SUNDAY 730 354 SPANISH LANGUAGE
Ann Whale 01279 731 288
08.00 Holy Communion HT
09.30 Family Service HT
10.30 Family Service URC HH UNDER FIVES
Mother & Toddler 730 212
18.30 Evensong HT FOOTBALL CLUB 730 212
CRICKET CLUB 730 674
6 11.30 for 12 Luncheon Club URC
9 MAUNDY THURSDAY FRIDAY CLUB (7-12 years) HEATH PLAYERS
20.00 Holy Communion URC 730 465 and play reading for pleasure
10 GOOD FRIDAY (6 mths - 7years) 868 410 730 825 or 730 517
14.00 St Marks Passion HT HISTORY SOCIETY
12 EASTER DAY Robin Gurnett 730 672
09.30 Family Communion HT SCHOOL FOOTBALL ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
10.30 Family Service URC CLUB 730 042
15 20.00 Leisure Hour URC SCOUTS 812 586 BELL RINGERS 730 526
16 20.00 Village Hall AGM CR CUBS Chris Hancock CHOIR
19 Second of EASTER 731 646 Canon Tim Potter 730 288
08.00 Holy Communion HT BROWNIES 734 391 WOMANS LEISURE HOUR
SUNDAY CLUB 730 465
09.30 Matins HT 9.30am Holy Trinity 730 288 CATHOLIC CHURCH
10.30 Family Service URC Hatfield Broad Oak
22 11.30 for 12 Luncheon Club URC H.T. YOUTH GROUP 01371 872 550
26 Third of EASTER 731 318 TALKING NEWSPAPERS
9.30 Holy Communion KARATE 445 539 01279 651 270
10.30 Family Service URC JUNIOR KARATE OR 01279 653 925
19.00 HT Annual Church Meeting I 01992 575 679 SECRETARY U.R.C.
SOSEN GORE Mark Lemon 730 581
18.00 Service at The Close JU JITSU 07947 599 801
22 19.45 Gardening Club H WU CHI 07947 599 801 AEROBICS Rachel Eastland
Mon 9.30am & Thu 8pm
May SENIOR BOWLS 724 833
3 Fourth of EASTER
08.00 Holy Communion HT OPEN BOWLS 730 539 HEALTH WALK
09.30 Family Service HT BRIDGE CLUB 723 948 Friday 10am outside
GARDENING CLUB Broomfield Surgery
10.30 Family Service URC 730 512
18.30 Evensong HT OPEN COFFEE 730 288 HEALTH WALK LITTLE
MORNING AT INSTITUTE HALLINGBURY
H-Village Hall / CR-Committee Room H / HT-Holy Monday 10.30am Village Car
Trinity Church / URC-United Reform Church / I-Institute FITNESS CLUB WED AM Park 722 156
/ S-School 731 420
Post Office opening hours Alzheimer’s Society HATFIELD HEATH
Monday 9am - 1pm 2pm - 5pm 01372 872 519 BUSINESS ASSOCIATION
Tuesday 9am - 1pm 2pm - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 1pm Closed 01279 730 274
Thursday 9pm - 1pm 2pm - 5pm
Friday 9pm - 1pm 2pm - 5pm PLAY BUS FOR UNDER FIVES
Saturday 9pm - 12.30pm Closed
Sunday Closed Closed
Hatfield Heath Half Hour Helpers Buffy Bus is a playbus designed to give the under fives an
opportunity to paint, play and socialise in a playgroup
Need a friendly neighbour to help you?
environment that they would otherwise not have access to
with task that will take approx 30 mins e.g.
Shopping small repairs collecting prescriptions etc.
Please note there is no ageism.
Anyone young or old can call for help from volunteers.
PHONE 07-944-748-478 PARKS ON CENTRE OF VILLAGE GREEN
TUESDAYS 9.30am - 11am
Phone manned 10am to 12noon
Next Parish Council Meeting at the LIST OF WEBSITES
URC Hall CLUBS, GROUPS ETC. IN VILLAGE
8th April 2009
PARISH COUNCIL www.hatfieldheath.essex.sch.uk
Parish Clerk - Ernie Fenwick............... 730 770
Chairman - Robert Jones........................ 730 741 Village Website
Vice Chairman Bart Sheekey.................... 730 663
Mark Lemon (District Councillor)....... 730 581 www.hatfield-heath.co.uk
Mel Sullivan............................................ 731 434
Paula O’Sullivan....................................... 730 281 Village Magazine
Sandy Rust................................................ 731 229
David Parish............................................. 730 573 www.hatfield-heath.co.uk/magazine
Gary Waller.......................................... 739 345 Surgery Websites
Janet Briscoe............................................. 730 674 (Repeat prescriptions can be applied for on these sites)
There will be a retired policeman Rick Jones at the Hatfield Heath Football Club
police station who you can talk to on www.hatfieldheathfc.co.uk
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5pm - 6.30pm Hatfield Heath Cricket Club
THE MOBILE POLICE OFFICE WILL VISIT YOUR AREA
ON THE FOLLOWING FRIDAYS IN 2009 Hatfield Heath Business Association Link
ENQUIRIES 07989 335 719 www.hatfield-heath.co.uk/hhba
Hatfield Heath - Stortford Road Bridge club
Friday 24th Apr Friday 22nd May Terry’s Photos Website - Hatfield Heath etc.
H.H. TENANTS FORUM MEMBERS
outside Broomfields Surgery Paul Simpson ....................................730 026
David. N. Parish............................... 730 573
MON 10.30 am
Little Hallingbury car park MAGAZINE DETAILS
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SCHOOL & CHURCHES
Neighbourhood Officers April
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Police Great Dunmow............................ 01376 551 312 Bruno(Editor) “Manor Lodge”, Chelmsford Rd, Hatfield
Police Mobile........................................... 07779 316 979
Police Hatfield Heath.......... ................. 01279 730 388 Heath CM22 7BD.
Emergency ............................................... 999
DOCTORS Broomfields......................... 01279 730 616 Editor: - Bruno Scheggia (Skedja) 01279 730 498
DOCTOR Sawbridgeworth.................... 08444 773 360
THE SAMARITANS............................... 01279 421 110 Bruno’s Mobile Phone number 07768 606309
HATFIELD HEATH C.P. SCHOOL...... 01279 730 382
PRE-SCHOOL........................................ 01279 730 354 Treasurer: - Mel Sullivan 01279 731 434
HOLY TRINITY Canon Tim Potter......... 01279 730 288
HALF HOUR HELPERS........................ 07944 748 478 Distribution:-Barbara Scheggia 01279 730 498
Secretary: - Jean Clarke
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01279 730 549 PRESENT:
Website: www.huntersmeet.co.uk Cllr Bob Jones (Chairman) Cllrs Janet Briscoe (JB),
Paula O'Sullivan (PO), David Parish (DP), and Mel
BLINDS Sullivan (MS).
CONSERVATORY In attendance: Clerk to the Council Ernie Fenwick
HOUSE 1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE &
PLEATED DECLARATION OF MEMBERS INTERESTS:
PINOLEUM Apologies from Cllr Mark Lemon (ML), Bart Sheekey
ROLLER (BS) and Gary Waller (GW)
ROMAN Cllrs Jones, O’Sullivan and Sullivan are members of
Phone now for a friendly chat 2. CASUAL VACANCY
with Sue to get more information Chairman proposed Sandra Saban (SS) be co-opted to
the Parish Council. Seconded PO. Carried unanimously.
Tel : 07885 510 400 Chairman welcomed Sandra to the Council
3. HASTOE HOUSING ASSOCIATION
Paula's Petsitting Service Ulrike Maccariello (Development Manager) made a
presentation to the Parish Council on affordable housing
Going on holiday? What is the best thing you can do for schemes.
your pets while you are away? Paula offers personal pet care 4. OPEN FORUM
in their own home! While you're away for any length of time, A resident complained that recent minutes in the Village
consider in-home pet care with Paula as a pet care option. Magazine had implied that he was at fault in erecting a
fence and enclosing areas of the Village Green. The
Choosing Paula's Petsitting Service you can leave home reported minutes in the Parish Magazine are unapproved.
knowing you will return to happy pets. For more Council advised him that we had requested Henry Turtill
of Bidwells who are the Managers of the Lord of the
information,call 01279 876 277 or 07986 270 336 Manor’s manorial land to investigate and confirm if that
area was in fact manorial land. This had still not been
resolved to the satisfaction of either the Parish Council
or the resident. Cllr Sullivan suggested that in future all
reference to the item be that we are awaiting Mr Turtill’s
confirmation of enclosing areas of the village green and
not an individual by name.
5. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING OF Hunters Meet Restaurant
The minutes were signed as a true record of the meeting. Cabaret Nights
6. REPORTS TO / FROM COUNTY AND Here at Hunters Meet , on Friday and Saturday
nights, we hold some of the best
DISTRICT COUNCILLORS Dinner Dance & Cabarets Nights in the country!
We are awaiting response from ML to concerns raised Guests generally dine between 7pm to 8.30pm.
over Local Development Framework and the Strategic Around 9.30pm the band strikes up to get you up
Housing Land Availability Assessment. dancing& in the mood for our featured Cabaret which
7. CLERKS REPORT: begins at 10.30pm.
Action Register Tribute Nights
Clerk reported on Actions undertaken on Actions
Register (attached) Thur 16th April - Soul & Motown
Bus Shelter 01279 730 549
Clerk has received replies from Stansted Transit, Excel
and Arriva. They report 35 users per week 32 users per Red Barn
day and 190 users per week respectively, although Interiors Limited
Arriva are unable to differentiate between direction of
Proposed by DP that as there were several councillors
missing, the item be deferred to next month. Carried Beautiful Hand- made
Clerk has contacted other parishes for information on Kitchens, Bedrooms
their arrangements for cleaning bus shelters and an Office Furniture
article in the Parish Magazine has elicited replies. It is
felt that shelters only need to be cleaned out every two or
Clerk reported that the timber bus shelter appeared to be Red Barn Interiors Ltd, Telephone: 01279 722 811
in need of repairs and renovation. Clerk to approach B
Newman Greenleys, Slough Road, Allen Green, Sawbridgeworth, Herts, CM21 0LR
8. FINANCIAL MATTERS:
Email: [email protected]
Clerk has received supplementary deed for access road to
village car park. There is no mention of requirement to
pay insurance to owner. Clerk has been unable to contact
Mr Forgione to ascertain when and how the insurance We offer a
premiums were agreed. Council to seek confirmation of Complete Service
requirement to pay premiums and breakdown on Public
liability insurance premiums. Clerk has written to Mr DESIGN
Forgione and has not as yet received a reply. CERAMIC TILING
The following payments were approved: LIGHTING
EALC New Councillor Pack 14.11 All carried out with the minimum
British Legion Poppy Wreath 22.00 of fuss and mess by experts!
Audit Commission Audit Fees 285.00 Also all Plumbing &
E Fenwick Expenses 139.34 Domestic Heating Installations
URC Churchyard Grant 250.00
Holy Trinity Church Churchyard Grant 250.00 SO LOOK NO FURTHER THAN
M Sullivan Expenses 33.73
Clerk presented financial reports showing that we are C.F OAKES
likely to remain under our budget for year 2008/09.
1. VILLAGE GREEN AND THE HEATH
Clerk has spoken to ECC Tree officer who advised
smaller tree would be more suitable. Clerk has sourced
tree prices on internet at approx £55 John Kenney cannot
obtain a better quotation. Suggestion that one tree is
purchased and JK carries out planting at a cost of around Established in Harlow for over 45 years
£50. 19 SERVICE BAY, WYCH ELM , HARLOW
Restoration of Ponds
Cllr Sullivan contacted Essex Wildlife Trust. Awaiting a
continued on nexr page............
Made to measure by Enclosure of Village Green
Jennie Childs Letter from Tony Davis of Lea Hall. Clerk to respond
All types of Curtains & Matching Accessories that the matter is in the hands of the Lord of the Manor’s
Made to measure 10. HIGHWAYS AND FOOTPATHS
Telephone:01279 730 608 Clerk has received response from ECC Highways which
does answer some of the queries raised and apologises
32 Broomfields, Hatfield Heath, Herts. CM22 7EH for delay in reply. Cllrs Sullivan and Briscoe to draft
response based on this reply.
Hatfield Haven Care Home Chevrons Sawbridgeworth Road
MS reported that the two chevrons at the bend in
Stortford Road, Hatfield Heath, Bishops Stortford, Herts. CM22 7DL Sawbridgeworth Road had been replaced with three
chevrons and we were expecting four. Clerk to contact
Tel: 01279 730 043 ECC
Features: Clerk to circulate parish visit schedule to all councillors
Serene and homely environment; Car Parking at Cox Ley
24 hours care in compliance with CSCI Care Clerk has discussed no parking sign with ECC
Standards; Highways. Sign will only be advisory. Will look at
Medical care provided by local group practice; potential sites and reply
district nurse, physiotherapist and a chiropodist; Cars parking on verge in Chelmsford Road churning up
Highly qualified and motivated staff - RMA and the verge. Clerk to write to person and request he stops
NVQ qualifications; and reinstates verge.
17 newly refurnished and redecorated rooms;
Each bedroom fitted with washbasin, TV and Slip Road posts
call system to summon help; Clerk has again asked John Kenney to install posts
A large day lounge with TV and radio; alongside slip road and he hopes to have them installed at
Large dining room with excellent meals on offer the end of this week or the beginning of next week.
by the in-house chef;
A Stair lift and a passenger lift to all floors; 11. PARKING AND POLICING
Activities includes talks, parties, summer Car Park
barbecues, flower arranging e.t.c Clerk has obtained quote for removing weeds and
saplings and reinstatement to Car park from B Newman.
Kindly drop by for viewing and to pick up our User Clerk to issue instructions when satisfied as to value for
Guide and Statement of purpose. For placement and money.
other enquiries, please call the 12. PLAY AREA & OPEN SPACE
Home Manager Donna Turner on 01279 730 043 Awaiting spec to be issued
or email: [email protected]
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John Adamson SSE SEEKS LEAVE TO APPEAL ‘CONFUSING’
HIGH COURT DECISION
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Extensions brought the case and so SSE is seeking leave to appeal.
All types of carpentry SSE’s primary concern was that the wording of the
Roofing and tiling Government’s decision to approve the extra 10 million
UPVC windows, doors and conservatories passengers a year could compromise its case at any
Loft/Garage conversions future Public Inquiry to consider a second runway at
Plastering Stansted. There were also wider implications for
All other work undertaken planning decisions across the UK.
The three issues on which SSE sought clarification were:
Tel: 01279 739409 1. Whether the adverse aircraft noise impacts could be
Mobile: 07718 539 969 disregarded because they were an unavoidable
consequence of the Government’s policy to expand
CHRIS WHITE Stansted Airport;
DIGGER HIRE 2. Whether the economic impact on the UK trade deficit,
however adverse, could be disregarded;
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* Driveways other greenhouse gas emissions, however substantial,
* Extensions could be disregarded in the decision to approve the extra
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SSE welcomes the Judge’s ruling that the impact of the
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Chris White Mobile 07704 948 803 expansion of Stansted is a legitimate consideration to be
taken into account during the decision-making process.
email: [email protected] However, SSE believes it is illogical for the Judge to
uphold the original decision when the evidence suggests
HERTS HEATING that the noise impacts were not properly taken into
account by the Government when reaching its decision to
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Plumbing and Pipework SSE is even more concerned about the Judge’s decision
Replacement Bathrooms, including Tiling & on the climate change issue because it appears to mean
Decoration that these wider environmental impacts of airport
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SSE Campaign Director Carol Barbone said: “This High
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Fax us on 01279-730 065 Our primary concern was to ensure that our main battle
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the wording of the original decision. However, today’s
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HUNTERS MEET Essex Police NewsLine
WHO WILL BE THE YOUNG PERSON
LEISURE CENTRE & BEAUTY LODGE
OF THE YEAR?
SPA DAYS ON YOUR DOORSTEP!
By Nicola Bastendorff
Manicure or Pedicure, Luxury Clarins Facial, Swedish
Back Massage. We know how to spoil you, feel truly Essex Police and Essex Police Authority are proud to
relaxed, have lunch around the pool. Use the solarium sponsor the Essex Police Young People of the Year
½ Day pamper - morning , afternoon,
or between school hours The awards, which aim to highlight
the outstanding achievements of
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on Sunday, 1st March 2009, at The
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR MORE PAMPER Radisson Hotel at Stansted Airport.
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BOFFO The overall winner will receive
£1,000, the junior winner will
local artists cooperative receive £500. Two runners up will
receive £250 each.
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ACC Peter Lowton said: “Essex
Police and Essex Police Authority
are proud to sponsor the Young People of the Year
“We have been overwhelmed with the quantity and
quality of nominations. The stories of young people who
put others before themselves show a true reflection of the
caring and considerate young people we have in Essex.
HATFIELD HEATH “Occasionally a few people can give the rest a bad name
Village hall and that is why we are pleased to be part of something
that recognises and highlights young people who make a
Saturday & sunday real difference to their communities.”
30/31 may 2009
Robert Chambers, chairman of Essex Police Authority,
10am to 6pm said: “I am extremely proud to be a judge for this year’s
CLose 4pm sunday young people of the year awards.
Painting & unique designs “After reading through the nominations, all of the
In silver & glass inspirational young people deserve to be recognised for
their dedication, hardwork and kindness. We are very
FREE ENTRY lucky to have such wonderful young people living in our
county. I am very much looking forward to the awards
ceremony and meeting the people nominated.”
Tony Gearing, young people of the year founder, said:
“I’ve had the pleasure of running 28 YOPEYs in the last
four years, but the Essex Police YOPEY has had the best
response yet. We have has young unsung heroes
nominated from every corner of the counKtyev.”in & Anne Marie
The finalists are:
Alex Penn and Moses Burrell, both 13, from Southend .
Nominated for their volunteering work and determination
to improve the image of young people.
Anah and Sana Rangoonwala, aged 14 and 11, from
Chafford Hundred, nominated for the care they give to rHeaavdey fYoorutrhinseswudmecmkerb!uiltHandyman Local
their disabled grandparents.
Nathalie Boakye and Shingi Chabva-Shoperai, both 16 for furniture assembly
from Harlow, nominated for breaking down barriers with picture hanging
their food event.
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Damion Chadwick, 16, from Canvey Island. Nominated building cupboards & much more
for the way he has turned his life around.
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Kerys Bessell, 23, from Basildon. Nominated for her
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Philip Gordon and Kerry Thacker, both 17, from Great Hatfield Heath
Dunmow. Nominated for their desire to make a
difference to their community. VILLAGE HALL
Kyle Balcombe, 18, from Maldon. Nominated as a young
carer who finds time to fundraise for others
Daniel Day, 20, from Colchester. Nominated for his
voluntary work helping on the SOS bus and a youth club.
Angie Diggens, 21, from Wivenhoe. Nominated for Are Available for
spreading her passion for entertainment by putting on
shows. Children’s Parties
Erin Burrows, 16, from Southend. Nominated for her
work leading her generation to a better reputation.
Joanne O’Driscoll, 18, Colchester. Nominated for her the Celebrations
work she does with young people.
Daniel Vinson, 17, from Saffron Walden. Nominated for
his charity work in the community. Wedding Receptions
To read more about the finalists visit Classes etc., etc.,
HATFIELD HEATH BEAT SURGERY PREFERENTIAL RATES
Held at the Hatfield Heath Police Station LOCAL ORGANISATIONS
April 6th , May 4th, June 8th, July, 6th, Aug LOCAL RESIDENTS
3rd, Sept 7th, Oct 5th, Nov 2nd, Dec 7th
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HATFIELD HEATH FESTIVAL
21st June 2009
HATFIELD HEATH FESTIVAL FANCY DRESS
CLASSIC CAR SHOW FUN DOG SHOW
SPONSORED BY J.E. WHITE (MOTORS) CLASSIC CAR
SUNDAY 21st JUNE 2009 SHOW
Name: .............................................................................. FUN RUN COURSE
Address:............................................................................. FUN DOG SHOW
.......................................................................................... STARTS 5 pm 21st June 2009
50p per class entered
Postcode ......................................Tel. No........................ Dog most like owner
Dog with the waggiest tail
Details of Car: Dog with most appealing expression
Dog Judge would like to take home
Make.................................Model ............................. Dog Fancy Dress
Reg. No............................. Tick the boxes of the classes you would like to
enter your dog in then bring the form with the fee
Original Reg. Date............ to the desk next to arena marked “Fun Dog Show”
Name of Dog:....................................................
Any Interesting History..................................................... Your Name:......................................................
Awards for first & second places
TO BE SURE OF ENTRY
Category REGISTER EARLY!
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 1976-89 Inc.
F Military Vehicles Any Year
For each Category, a Trophy will be awarded to the
vehicle, which in the opinion of the Judge is the best in
that category. All entrants are reminded that the Judge’s
decision is final. All entrants will receive a plaque.
Please enter my vehicle in Category: ............................
I understand that the Hatfield Heath Festival Committee Next Committee Meeting
will not accept any responsibility for any damage or 24th March 8pm URC Hall
accident resulting from the participation of my
passengers, myself, or my vehicle in the event. Are you going to enter the
Signed Fun Run?
Classic Car Show?
Please send this form before 11th June 2009
Childrens Fancy Dress Competition?
to ensure inclusion in the event to:
John White, Wendycot, Chelmsford Road, Hatfield Fun Dog Show?
Art Exhibition ?
Heath, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts, CM22 7BH
Book early !
Tel. No. 01279 730 274
NOTE:- Late entries will be accepted up until 20th June
2009 subject to room being available in the show area.
All entrants will receive notice of times to arrive and a
map of Hatfield Heath showing the classic car area
John White (Car Show Organiser)
FESTIVAL FUN RUN Festival Fancy Dress Competition
21st June 2009 Starts 10 am Children Aged 5 & under to 11 Year Old’s
Entry £1 Adults 50p Children Sunday 21st June 2009
I/we wish to run in the race(s) for:
a) Boys and girls ( 1 circuit )
Name(s)................................................................. Entrants to meet at 11.30am by the Arena.
Each Category will parade from 11.45am,
b) Men ( 2 circuits) followed by judging at 12.30pm.
c) Women ( 1 circuit )
d) Team ( 1 circuit ) (Please attach additional contact details for Group
Name(s)........................................................... entries & enclose additional £1 per child, thank you)
Telephone No: .................................. Parent / Carer details:
Enter number of persons running in each Name:
box & bring the form and fee to the
registration desks at Start line outside
“Amberton” see map
Home Tel: Mobile:
CHELMSFORD ROAD Tick Category you wish to enter:
Age 5 & Under Age 6 - 11 years
Group (mixed ages)
START & FINISH LINE
FRIARS FARM Prizes will be awarded as follows:
1 Circuit = 1.6 miles 1st, 2nd and 3rd for each category
Overall Most Original outfit Tape
2 Circuits = 5.2 kms £1 coin
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Overall Most out of Least outfit
Water Table (the best home-made outfit
produced at least expense)
FRIARS LANE GIBSONS To Enter:
Please place the entry form in an envelope
The Mobile Library Hatfield Heath
Tuesday visits Fortnightly Fancy Dress Competition,
Pre-School Committee, (Sara)
Broomfields 2.45pm - 3.35pm c/o Hatfield Heath Pre-School, Village Hall
The Close 3.40pm - 4pm or place envelope in
Fancy Dress box in Post Office/Tearoom
The Heath 4.05pm - 4.35pm
To be sure of entry form must
Mar 10, 24 - Apr 7, 21 - May 5, 19 - Jun 2, 16, 30
be in by Wed 17th June
Any questions, please
contact Sara on 01279 731 189
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