Local Talent Displayed at the Craft Exhibition

The first exhibition devoted entirely to the work of Galleywood Residents attracted an impressive range of entrants to the Keene Hall in September. The numerous crafts displayed included quilting, patchwork, dolls houses, tapestry, woodcraft, toys, watercolour painting and miniatures, picture framing, cross stitch, knitting, bridesmaids dresses, christening gowns, floral displays, canal art, painted glassware, greeting…

High Marks for St Michaels School

After a visit in May by inspectors from the Office for Standards in Education -OFSTED, St Michael’s School in Barnard Road was placed in the second highest category possible. The school was praised for its positive ethos coupled with good teaching, enabling pupils to make good progress. Inspectors found that lessons made excellent use of…

Galleywood History goes into Print

A Thesis entitled ’19th Century Galleywood’, written for her teaching certificate by Christine Whybro, has rested on the reference shelves of Chelmsford Library since 1975. This original version, typewritten with pasted photo copies of photographs, has now been published in a typeset litho printed edition and consequently available to a much wider audience. The photos,…