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!
BYG started their Autumn term last night and welcome all in school years 6 -10 to join them. The costs are only £3 for the school year plus 50p each night attended. Activities for the rest of this term are:
A lot has been happening at BYG since the return from summer holidays. They have had some special evenings, including the now annual “chocolate night”. White Watch from the Fire Brigade, based in Colchester, also Continue reading “BYG Goodbye to Amber”
BYG’s AGM took place on Thursday 12th October and it was feared that, after almost 10 years, the Village would see the end of its popular Youth Club as long-serving committee members retired. The fear was particularly heightened when the start time of the AGM approached and nobody Continue reading “BYGging it up for our Youth”
Could it be Goodbye BYG, sadly, given the lack of volunteers stepping up it could well be the case! The following update has been released by the Chair of the PC and the Headteacher at Heathlands: Continue reading “Goodbye BYG – End of an Era?”
Affecting children at Heathlands, Bergholt Heath YFC and the general public at large, thoughtless parking at the Poor’s Land Gate is a problem. The Parish Council contracts with Countrywide to maintain this land; last week they tried to gain access on 3 occasions but were unable to do so.
Without maintenance the land may cease to be fit for purpose depriving our youth and fellow villagers of a much-loved facility.
This is just the latest in a series of parking concerns over the past year or so. Remember you can help address this by reporting parking, even speeding, issues using Trygve. This app (iOS or Android), allows you to take a picture, record the location and record details of incidents which are then reviewed. There is an active group you can join and see what others are reporting – West Bergholt Road Violations.
Aimed at young people between 10 and 16, BYG has now been meeting regularly for over nine years. It has clearly met a need with over a hundred members and up to eighty turning up on club evenings. For most of this time it has been managed, and evenings staffed, by a small group; initially some dedicated adults and latterly Continue reading “Will You Let Bergholt Youth Group Fold?”