Local Primary School under a six week consultation to join a multi-academy Trust

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

(CPRE) Herts supporting Green Belt land in Goffs Oak

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

Theobalds Lane/Station and Waltham Cross High Street – Take care

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

Wednesday 3rd April 2019, Borough of Broxbourne council Neighbourhood Forum

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

Anniversary of the death of the Airship VC. Monday 31st December 1030am

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

Local Plan Update – December 2018

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

Updates from the Broxbourne Community Safety & Environmental Meeting (28/11/2018)

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)

Community Safety and Environmental Meeting – Wednesday 28th November, 7pm in the Council offices, Cheshunt

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

Urgent Care facilities at Cheshunt Community Hospital – Minor Injuries only

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

Remembrance Sunday 11th November 2018, Goffs Oak Memorial

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

Proposed Local Plan infrastructure Hearing- potential secondary school, travelling showpeople and use of green belt land

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

Guidance on how to respond to planning applications

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