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Upcoming Public Meeting

The consultation period for the proposed quarry in Stanstead Abbotts has been extended by one month to 31st October. The Parish Council is organising a public meeting to enable villagers to hear more about what is being proposed, what the Council’s concerns are and to give some guidance about providing an effective response.

We are hoping to get our local MP along to the meeting. Once we have her availability, we will publicise the date. In any case, it will be 2 or 3 weeks’ time.

Cllr Julia Witting
Stanstead Abbotts Parish Council

Traditional Evensong at St James’s Church

In place of the scheduled 8.45am BCP Communion, a special service will be held in the evening. The details are as follows:

Traditional Evensong to honour the life and service of our late Queen Elizabeth II

Sunday 18th September

6pm at St James’s Church, Roydon Road

A scratch choir (a group who rehearse and perform, all in one day) will perform. If you would like to join, rehearsals start at 5pm prompt. For a music list, please email

Service of Prayer and Reflection remembering her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

A Service of Prayer and Reflection remembering her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be held at St Andrew’s Church, Cappell Lane, Stanstead Abbotts at 9.30am this morning (Friday 9th Sept.). This service of remembrance and reflection will also be streamed from the church using Zoom, click JOIN ONLINE to view (select Launch Meeting and it will connect).

Pilgrim Walk from Waltham Abbey to Ware

Pilgrim Walk from Waltham Abbey to Ware on Friday 16th September.

Experience the re-launched London to Walsingham Camino, led by Andy Bull, author of the newly published guidebook to the route.


10am Gather in Waltham Abbey Church

10.30am Begin walk to Broxbourne, via the River Lea Country Park (6 miles)

12.30–1.00pm Lunch stop at St Augustine’s Church, Broxbourne

1.00pm Continue walk to Great Amwell (5.5 miles)

3.30pm Arrive at St John the Baptist Church, Great Amwell

4pm Continue walk to Ware (2 miles) 4.45pm Arrive at St Mary’s Church, Ware

You are welcome to join at the start of the walk, at Broxbourne or Great Amwell.

To register your interest, and for full details of the day, including transport links, contact Andy Bull at .


Another reunion will be held this year for St John the Baptist Primary School past pupils circa 1945–1955. This will be held on Wednesday 28th September at the George IV pub from 11.30am onwards.

Please contact Jennifer on 01438 358404 or 07960 381 339 if you are able to come and would like some lunch too!

Looking forward to meeting again and exchanging all our memories…

Jennifer Searle

St Margaretsbury Tennis Club Open Days

Have you thought about picking up the racket again and enjoying a social, open air sport at your local tennis club?

If so, come along to the St Margaretsbury Tennis Club Open Days between 12 and 4 on Saturday 16th July and Sunday 17th July.

Try your hand at tennis and find out about the range of competitive memberships and activities on offer.

St Margaretsbury Tennis Club, Stanstead Abbotts

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