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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.


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.