Stables Day Nursery Opens

“The transformation of the near derelict Glenridge Cottages on The Common into a fully equipped Day Nursery is now complete and this new venture was opened by Councillor Janette Potter on 1st October. Sue Mann and her partner Avis Richardson have tackled this daunting task with a dedicated and professional approach and the fact that…

Plumber freed from jail on appeal

Raymond Ward was freed from five months in prison after awaiting an extradition hearing. The Galleywood plumber was wanted by Australian police, accused of taking part in an armed robbery nearly ten years ago. He was woken last September by armed police surrounding his home and sent to prison despite protesting his innocence. ‘Nobody but…

Eagle Chimneys make a Come back

Changes in the appearance of a well known landmark on the Stock Road brought complaints last year. The construction of a porch and removal of the two chimneys from the Eagle Public House prompted a meeting between the Borough Council Planning Enforcement team and the brewers. A Listed Building Enforcement Notice, issued in May this…

Bowlathon

The Galleywood Short Mat Bowls Club has organised a ‘Bowlathon’ to raise money for charity. Members took part in four-hourly sessions over a twelve hour period. The entry fee was £5 and a raffle helped to swell the funds. Club chairman John Hayward said ‘We had an excellent day.’ All those who participated enjoyed themselves…