Community Orchard Event

Wassail Sunday 19th January 4pm in Ash Field

Come and bless the orchard in a traditional ceremony involving cider, toast and a lot of noise! bring saucepan lids or musical instruments. Wear suitable footwear as it is likely to be muddy, warm clothes and bring a torch. (Be aware that the ground is uneven). All ages welcome.
The Community Orchard is situated down the track between Nos. 47 and 49 Northaw Road East (access road to the Scout Hut) or from Church Lane next to the bungalows. 
 
NEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS URGENTLY NEEDED
The NCRA Committee have lost four members for reasons including moving out of the Parish and ill health.
We would very much like to fill those vacancies as quickly as possible. Any residents interested in joining us on the Committee should initially contact me by email at michael.green@ncragb.uk or our Secretary at anna.sharkey@ncragb.uk
Please include a telephone number and times at which it would be convenient for us to contact you.
MICHAEL GREEN
CHAIR

 

Tree Planting at KGV Playing Fields, Cuffley. Saturday 1st February 10am onwards. 

As part of the 125th anniversary of the Parish Council we are planting 125 trees in the Parish. Come and help us plant a number of these at KGV Playing Fields to eventually create a nice wooded seating area next to the tennis courts. Volunteers essential! bring a spade if you have one and wear old warm clothes. Park by playground.

Community Orchard Event

Winter Pruning Workshop Saturday 8th February 10-12am

Come and help prune the apple and pear trees in the orchard and learn a bit about pruning in the process. Wear suitable footwear as it is likely to be muddy and warm clothes. Tools will be provided or you can bring your own sharp secateurs. Meet in the car park
The Community Orchard is situated down the track between Nos. 47 and 49 Northaw Road East (access road to the Scout Hut) or from Church Lane next to the bungalows. 
 

DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES
Parish Council Meetings

There is an extraordinary Parish Council meeting on the 16th January 2020 at 7pm at the Old Owens Sports Ground.
 
Parish Council meetings can be found on the link below:-
https://www.northawcuffleypc.org.uk/schedule-of-meetings/
These meetings are open to the public, no prior notification is required. 
Full Council 7pm (generally in small hall Cuffley Hall but please check the Parish Council website first)
  • 23rd January 2020
  • 19th March 2020
  • 21st May 2020 – Annual Council Meeting
  • 23rd July 2020
  • 10th September 2020
  • 12th November 2020
Policy and Resources Committee 7pm in Parish Council Offices, Maynard Place, Cuffley
  • 13th January 2020
  • 10th March 2020
  • 12th May 2020
  • 14th July 2020
  • 1st September 2020
  • 3rd November 2020
Planning and Licensing Committee meets fortnightly generally on a Tuesday at 3pm in the Council Offices (check website for dates)
 

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.