To Fence or Not to Fence Survey Results

The Results of the “Fence or Not to Fence” Survey Are Now In

Before Christmas, the Parish Council posted this survey on the hub. It posed a questions about fencing in the children’s playground on the Lorkin Daniell Field. Whilst the results show a clear support for fencing in the playground, this is only one of several ideas that the Parish Council will consider in the New Year.

The question posed was:

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Environment & Highways – 10th September 2020

Environment

Environment Report 9th July 2020

Environment & Highways – 10th September 2020

The Environment & Highways Committee of West Bergholt Parish Council met via Zoom on 10th September 2020 and discussed:

  • Village Ponds,
  • Playground access,
  • Strategic environmental planning,
  • School buses in Lexden Road,
  • New hedging by the village sign,
  • Lorkin Daniell Field: trees & hedging, and
  • Other works and activities.

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Environment & Highways – 20th February 2020

Environment

Environment & Highways – 20th February 2020

The Environment & Highways Committee of West Bergholt Parish Council met on 20th February 2020 and discussed:

  • Pond cleaning & maintenance,
  • Replacement trees, Mumford Oak, purple beeches & cricket bat willows,
  • Handymen work schedule,
  • Bus stops & school buses,
  • Rejuvenation of Poor’s Land & Heath,
  • Parks & playgrounds &
  • A number of more administrative matters.

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Downton Abbey – We’ve Been Expecting You

Downton Abbey

West Bergholt Film Club Movie Night

Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey, the latest Film Club event on 29th February, picks up in 1927, about 18 months after the TV series ended.  It starts with news of a Royal visit but complications set in with some family issues and a stranger in the village.  The film retains most of the original cast including stars  Michelle Dockery, Matthew Goode & Dame Maggie Smith.  Enjoy the trailer & synopsis of the show below as well as some trivia.  Skip the synopsis if you don’t want to know too much of what happens.

[Source: IMDB]

Taking place in the Orpen Hall, doors will open at 7 pm for showtime at 7:30 pm. Refreshments will be available.

Rating & Tickets

The film is rated PG because of ‘mild’ examples of sex/nudity and drinking.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Tickets are £5 Adults and £3 Children, they are  available in advance from

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Erle Havard Play Area Consultation

Erle Havard Play Area Consultation

Erle Havard Play Area ConsultationErle Havard Play Area Consultation

Colchester Borough Homes is planning to upgrade the Erle Havard Play Area this year and are consulting on  5 options.  You can see some simple illustrations of the five options on their website at cbhomes.org.uk/park-poll/ and, on that same page, click on your preferred option.

The deadline for responses is 24th January so is looming; there is no constraint on who can vote so an opportunity to get the kids involved!

See the result here.

 

Yesterday – Beatles Inspired Movie Night

Yesterday poster

West Bergholt Film Club Movie NightYesterday

Yesterday, the latest Film Club event on 23rd November, tells the story of a struggling musician realizing he’s the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.  Directed by Danny Boyle and with screenwriter Richard Curtis this film seems too good to miss!  Enjoy the trailer & synopsis of the show below.

[Source: IMDB]

Taking place in the Orpen Hall, doors will open at 7 pm for showtime at 7:30 pm. Refreshments will be available.

Rating & Tickets

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