Outstanding Villagers

At the Annual Parish Meeting, four people who have each made an outstanding contribution to the village over the past four years were presented with special awards. Ray Thorne has been Social secretary of the Galleywood Social Club, governor of St. Michael’s Junior School and Galleywood Infant’s School and is currently chairman of the finance…

Moral Code adopted by Councillors

At their meeting early in March, Parish councillors adopted the ‘Moral Code of Conduct Order 2001’. The Code seeks to ensure the integrity and transparency of all activities by councillors when conducting the business of the Council. Personal interests in matters under discussion will be declared. Prejudicial interest is one that ‘a member of the…

Art Club honours its founder

At the AGM of the Art Club in March this year, Ray Fullerton confirmed his decision to stand down as chairman. He thanked members for their support throughout the club’s history since 1987. Artin Cornish presented a card and gifts on behalf of the members and thanked Ray for his work in developing the club….

Galleywood Newsletter Launched

The threat of housing development at Pipers Tye drew together a group of residents to form the Village Protection Group. During the resulting campaign to foster public support they developed a smooth organisation to disseminate information They are now drawing on these skills to produce a Galleywood Newsletter which will be distributed free to every…