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Village In A Spin

Submitted by richard_hooper on Mon, 02/27/2017 - 17:18

Image removed.The Stanhill Village Heritage Project is presently running traditional spinning workshops. We have hired a professional instructor, Cathy Wright, who shows local residents how to spin on traditional spinning wheels called ‘Lazycates’.

Bury Meadows

Submitted by richard_hooper on Sun, 10/16/2016 - 17:22

Bury Meadows [or Brookside as it is usually referred to], is a large wooded area with 60,000 trees, lodges and walkways. It has tremendous potential as a recreation area for the community. Ideas include horse riding, kayaking, fishing, orienteering, woodcraft as well as continuing to provide a pleasant place to walk and jog and enjoy nature. However, the woodland and its facilities needs to be managed and as a first step we are working with a consultancy, the local council and the Environment Agency to bid for funds to carry out a feasibility study.

Memorial Gardens

Submitted by richard_hooper on Wed, 01/13/2016 - 16:48

Memorial GardensBefore the demolition of the ‘Pickle Factory’ and the creation of the new housing estate, there were two cherry trees in front of the factory that gave many residents a lot of pleasure.When these were chopped down we campaigned for them to be replaced in the Memorial Gardens.  The new cherry trees were planted shortly after at which time a group of volunteers

Bus Stop

Submitted by richard_hooper on Tue, 01/05/2016 - 16:56

After a long campaign a permanent bus stop has been re-located in front of the Stanhill Working Mens Club. The costs were met by Morris Homes following pressure from the Residents and Fete Committee and local councillors.

VILLAGE FETE

Submitted by richard_hooper on Wed, 08/05/2015 - 17:00

This year’s fete was again a successful event despite a slightly cooler and breezier day than the previous year! Opened by Councillor Glen Harrison the fete attracted large numbers, who enjoyed a great day of fun and entertainment with traditional games and stalls. The money raised will provide the village ‘s donation to worthy local causes.