Why become a member?

Goffs Oak Community Association keeps members up to date on local issues. For more info, download the membership brochure here.

Community engagement

The Goffs Oak Community Association is a small committee of engaged community members. If you would like to be involved in the committee, one of our sub-committees (Environment, Community Events, Local Planning & Development), don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Committee Meeting – all deferred for the unforeseeable future. However, we are still in working order, please keep in contact via twitter, Facebook, our website, or telephone.

You are welcome to attend committee meetings, just email chair@goffsoak.org.uk.

They are open to the public and usually held on the third Thursday of each month from 7pm. Meetings are usually held at the Methodist Church, Goffs Oak. The building is accessible and you will find us in the first room on the left. If you wish to raise an issue of concern, please contact us at least three days before. This is to ensure we allocate time to discuss the issue.

Annual General Meeting (AGM) – due health and safety reasons relating to the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic, the AGM and street collections, have been put on hol, in the following national guidance, for this year.

Prevously, the GOCA held an annual general meeting for :-

  • the presentation of a report from the Chair on the
  • Association’s activities over the year
  • the presentation and adoption of the Annual Financial Statement;
    the election or nomination of Officers and Committee Members.

GOCA membership

Cash and cheque

Membership has just £2 per household per year. If you are paying by cash or cheque, please enclose the completed form with your payment and hand it to your Street representative or drop off at our post box at the Goffs Oak Community Library.

Internet banking

Alternatively see membership brochure for internet banking details. Download the membership brochure here.

What we do for members?

  • Communicate with members via a variety of media, including flyers, website and social media
  • Signposted members towards local events
  • Held regular committee meetings and General Meetings open for members to attend
  • Represent members at local planning and development meetings, Council affairs, Community Safety and environmental meetings
  • Keep up to date with Coronavirrus updates in the local area.

Our recent achievements

Environment and community activities

The Campaign For Rural England (CPRE) HERTS recognised the Community Work in Goffs Oak at the Award Ceremony, October 2019.

With the assistance of other local groups and council, we have organised and supported environment and community activities, like the Great British Spring Cleanup 2019 and annual memorial service.

Community communications

We provide news, up- dates, and activities in and around our community via meetings, our website and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

Local planning and development

We engage with Broxbourne Council on local planning and development, represent the village’s interest in public consultation meetings, etc.

Keep it clean

We keep our village clean by reporting fly-tipping, liaising with Hertfordshire County Council on clearing street furniture, and more.