NORTHAW AND CUFFLEY VILLAGE DAY – Sunday 23rd June 2019   12-5pm

George  V Playing Fields, Northaw Road East

Please come along and support  the village day.  This year 125 years of the Parich Council and stall holders and visitors are encouarged to dress up in the style of the decade of their birth or favourite decade.  There will be  a wide range of activities including face painting, classic cars, a dog show and tea and cake!  Proceeds will benefit local charities, clubs and organisations.  Entry £1.00
The programme for the village day and a map of the event  is now available – please view or download a copy here
Village Day Programme 2019_Final
Map 2019 Village Day
 http://www.northawcuffleyvillageday.co.uk

 

As part of the Northaw & Cuffley “Village Day” when 125 years of the Parish Council is being celebrated there will be a classic and vintage vehicle display. If you or your friends have a classic or vintage car that you would like to display please contact tbirddrapers@ntlworld.com to book in your car.
If you would like to dress in costume either for the period of your car or from the Victorian period onwards this would be great, but not compulsory! Village Day takes place at King George V Playing Fields behind the Tennis Club on the B156

AN INVITATION TO EXPLORE OUR FOOTPATHS  See page 19 of Update Issue 67 

Please download the leaflet which gives detail about the walks    AN INVITATION TO EXPLORE OUR FOOTPATHS ON GUIDED WALKS
Tuesday 25th June – Short evening walk starting at the Two Brewers at 7pm then along Hook Lane and taking in Fir and Pond Woods’ footpaths before returning to the pub for a welcome drink (optional).
Wednesday 3rd July – Short evening walk starting at 7pm from KGV Playing Fields and walking along the Herts Way and the Dell then onto Home wood to walk one of the waymarked paths before returning to KGV (there is the offer of a stop off at the Plough for those in need of sustenance).
Sunday 14th July – Morning walk starting at 10.15am from Sopers Rd Car Park (free parking on Sundays) walking towards Goffs Oak (Wood Green Farm) and returning via Silver St then across fields back to Sopers Rd. 
Please let Fred Allgood, the Parish Footpath Warden, know if you are interested councillor.f.allgood@northawcuffleypc.org.uk
COMMEMORATION

A plaque has been installed at Cuffley Station ticket office to commemorate Captain William Leefe Robinson VC who served with the Royal Flying Core. He made aviation history by being the first British pilot to shoot down a German Aircraft during the First World War.   The wreckage of the aircraft fell over Cuffley; The Leefe Robinson memorial obelisk was erected near the crash site on the south side of East Ridgeway in 1921.

 

NEW TRAINS

The Class 717 Great Northern trains will be operating to and from Moorgate.  These brand new trains feature air conditioning and have improved access for individuals with accessibility needs. For more information about the Class 7 fleet visit:

https://www.greatnorthernrail.com/about-us/our-commitments/improving-your-railway/new-trains-for-moorgate-services

PAY AS YOU GO

You can pay as you go using a contactless or Oyster card on National Rail services between Cuffley, Bayford and Hertford North and London. Remember to touch in at the start and touch out at the end of your journeys, using the same card.

RAIL SERVICE CLOSURE

We have been advised that the line between Watton-at-Stone and Stevenage will be closed for eighteen months for re-building of a platform.  Works are imminent so please check before travelling.

 

Guided walks in Lee Valley Regional Park