We now have new buses and soon we are going to be contactless! No worries! From the 17th February you will be able to use contactless payment to pay. All we need now is a few more route 242 buses!
Time to have your say Woodside Primary School held a meeting on Monday 11th February 2019 to start off a consultation that is due to last only 5 more weeks. Go to http://www.woodside.herts.schouk/academy-consultation/ for detailed information. whilst Woodside School have stated as 'passionate about ensuring that each and every child develops with self-confidence, developing a growth mind … Continue reading Local Primary School under a six week consultation to join a multi-academy Trust
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) Herts continue to support Goffs Oak preserving the rural nature to the benefit of the community. The CPRE Herts has again stated their objection to a proposed large number (17) of self build plots in Goffs Oak. The original appplication was turned down by our councillors as there are no special circumstances … Continue reading (CPRE) Herts supporting Green Belt land in Goffs Oak
One of our members has received notification from Hertfordshire Constabulatory OWL MESSAGING service and has asked for all our members to be alerted of some suspicious behaviour. Last week, two Asian females were reported to be in the area of Theobalds Lane / Station and the High Street Waltham Cross, asking for member public to … Continue reading Theobalds Lane/Station and Waltham Cross High Street – Take care
The Borough of Broxbourne Council holds several forums throughout the year giving the general public an opportunity to meet up with council representatives to discuss important matters. Goffs Oak Community Assoication(GOCA) has already asked for a couple of items to be on the agenda including local schooling. Pop the date Wednesday, 3rd April 2019 in your diary … Continue reading Wednesday 3rd April 2019, Borough of Broxbourne council Neighbourhood Forum
The Clee Brothers have finally taken over our much loved Garage, which is ideally centred in Goff's Oak Village. The recent flurry of activity and the sight of a paintbrush has stirred up some local interest and curiosity. It is really fortunate that we have good facilities locally and Fuel will be back shortly. We welcome an efficient and … Continue reading Fuel coming back to Goffs Oak
Message from our like Neighbourhood Watch PCSO Katie McLoughlin 6476 "I am one of the newest PCSO's for Goffs Oak, Flamstead End & Rosedale/Bury Green. We have had an increase in Thefts From Motor Vehicles and Thefts Of Motor Vehicles in the last few months and I would like to take this opportunity to share … Continue reading Recent increase in vehicle thefts in local area
Despite being refused last year another application to build 17 houses on Green Belt Land has been made. This proposed development is not part of the local plan. The reference number 07/19/0021/O. This is one of many applications attempting to erode our Green Belt Land around Goffs Oak.
Our friends at Neighbourhood Watch have shared with us that there have been a number of reports from members of the public regarding fraudulent calls, texts and emails purporting to be from HMRC. Read on to learn more. Action Fraud is experiencing an increase reports by members of the public who have received calls, voicemails, … Continue reading Neighbourhood Watch: HM Revenue and Customs Alert
Many of us use this station on a regular basis and welcome the opening of Leo's cafe Southbound platform. It is on the site of the old Minicab office. The owner Engin also runs the cafe at Enfield Chase Station, so is well experienced. The opening hours in Cuffley will be 0600-1500hrs with a later start on Saturdays but … Continue reading Cuffley Train Station Café
Local event Cuffley and Northaw Parish Council will be commemorating the 100th anniversary of the death of the Airship VC on Monday 31st December at 1030am at the East Ridgeway Memorial. The service will be led by the Reverend Christopher Kilgour at the East Ridgeway Memorial on Monday 31st December at 10.30am. During the ceremony the … Continue reading Anniversary of the death of the Airship VC. Monday 31st December 1030am
The Independent review of the proposed Local Plan up to 2033, is in its final stages prior being submitted to the Secretary of State for approval. The Examination Sessions that took placed in October and November 2018, several interested parties attended the sessions to act as a voice for Goffs Oak and the surrounding area. This … Continue reading Local Plan Update – December 2018
On behalf of the community in Goffs Oak, the Goffs Oak Community Association attended the Broxbourne Community Safety & Environmental meeting in November 28, 2018. Here are some of the notes we took away: Air Pollution A presentation and update were given by the Council with regard to Air Quality in the Borough of Broxbourne. … Continue reading Updates from the Broxbourne Community Safety & Environmental Meeting (28/11/2018)
The Broxbourne Council will be holding their 3 monthly Community Safety and Environmental Panel meeting on Wednesday 28th November at 7pm in the Council Chamber at the Borough Offices. On the agenda, several updates are provided by Key Stakeholders within the Borough of Broxbourne. This includes a presentation on local air pollution, local policing priorities, an update from the … Continue reading Community Safety and Environmental Meeting – Wednesday 28th November, 7pm in the Council offices, Cheshunt
Go to the Borough of Broxbourne website for details of the latest application for planning permission. http://planning.broxbourne.gov.uk/planning Reference No. 07/18/1097/OTina Nursery Goffs Lane Goffs Oak Hertfordshire En7 5EpOUTLINE APPLICATION FOR DEMOLITION OF ALL EXISTING BUILDINGS AND ERECTION OF 81 NEW HOMES WITH ACCESS OFF GOFF'S LANE
Over 600 people attended the service that took place on Sunday 11th November 2018 at the Goffs Oak Memorial. A record number of Wreaths were laid in remembrance of those who died not just WW1 and WW2 but also for all those who died in later conflicts. After the morning service, refreshments were kindly provided … Continue reading Remembrance Service, 11th November 2018
The Minor Injuries Unit at Cheshunt Community Hosptial is due an overhaul. Over the last few years it could be said there has been a reduced service and diagnostic tests such as X-rays not being available because of maintenance issues. It has now been announced that a new contract has been agreed by the Herts Urgent … Continue reading Urgent Care facilities at Cheshunt Community Hospital – Minor Injuries only
Improving access to Healthcare facilities has been long on the agenda with various announcements made by central government stating how access to services will be 7 days a week. We at Goffs Oak, are fortunate to be in one of the areas that have had funding from North and East Herts Trust to provide extended access to … Continue reading Valley View Health Centre – Goffs Oak
Pop in your Diary/Calendar Saturday 24th November 2018. The brilliant team of volunteers at our local library are holding a Craft Fair. - Details to follow so watch this space.
From the above map, the various areas for the proposed developments in Goffs Oak can be seen. To date, it is only the C.E. Edwards site (Part of A) and the first stage of the Tudor Nurseries site coming on and off Goffs Lane (Part of D) that has gone through the first stage of … Continue reading The proposed Local Plan – Goffs Oak Developments
Wrap up well and come along for 1030am onwards On the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, the residents of Goffs Oak will pay their respects to those who fought and died for our country. Goffs Oak Community Association along with Goffs Oak Women's Institute, Guides and Scouts, Goff's Oak Methodist and St. James Churches, supported by … Continue reading Remembrance Sunday 11th November 2018, Goffs Oak Memorial
As many of you are aware, the Borough of Broxbourne's proposed 15 year Local Plan is at present under scrutiny. A number of hearings are taking place with key people, with an Inspector reviewing the Boroughs proposed Local Plan. This is an independent review and if you had managed to comment during the consultation period you may … Continue reading Proposed Local Plan infrastructure Hearing- potential secondary school, travelling showpeople and use of green belt land
At our AGM on the 24th May 2018, we agreed to provide some guidance on how to respond to planning applications. The Campaign to Protect Rural England (Herts) has provided excellent advice and even a sample letter or email of support. Here is the CPRE 8 step guide with an adopted letter that may assist you … Continue reading Guidance on how to respond to planning applications