Lowewood Museum - Open meeting to stop closure A member of the Friends of Lowewood Museum has sent out an open invite to all, to a meeting next Tuesday at the United Reformed Church Hall, Mill Lane, Broxbourne. The meeting starts at 7.30 and the car park is entered off Mill Lane Close which runs … Continue reading Lowewood Museum potential closure
Something strange happened yesterday.......The GOCA was alerted a meeting that was being held in Churchgate, Cheshunt. Broxbourne Bourough held a Cabinent meeting and Lowewood Museum was on the agenda. Two Committee members hot-footed down to sit in the Public Gallery in the Council Chamber. There were many local people from Hoddesdon and supporters of the Museum, who … Continue reading Closure of Lowewood Museum
Mick Coe, local historian led a Memory Walk down Goff's Lane, Goff's Oak on Saturday, 17th August, 2019. This was to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the five people who were tragically killed when a V1 bomb, commonly called the Doodlebug, fell in Goff's's Oak close to the main road and next to the Wheelwrights … Continue reading Memory Walk, Goff’s Oak- Saturday, 17th August 2019
Mr. Tony Hall, has submitted an Eulogy to share with the residents of Goffs Oak. His brother, Mr. David Colton Halls passed away on the 20th October 2010. David Colton Halls, the eldest of seven brothers, was born in Enfield on the 22nd April 1932. Soon after, our parents moved into a sleepy little village in Hertfordshire: … Continue reading Eulogy to a Goffs Oak citizen: David Colton Halls
Pop in your Diary the 17 August 1944 as a significant date for Goffs Oak. A V1 flying bomb 'Doodlebug' landed in Goffs Oak killing five people in Goffs Lane. It was the biggest loss of civilian lives in a single incident to occur in Goffs Oak during World War Two. This year is the seventy … Continue reading 17th August 2019 – Why not join us on a short walk in Goffs Oak?