NEWS AND INFORMATION FROM AROUND THE PARISH
Beaulieu Community Trust (BCT)
(Charity number 1169335)
The stunning new Beaulieu Community Centre has now been officially handed to Springfield Parish Council,
who in turn has agreed that the Beaulieu Community Trust will administer the building and its day to day functions.
The predicted official opening is early Autumn. The community have already shown an interest in using the Centre
and there is a customer waiting list to hire space. Over the next few months the Trust will be working hard to equip the
building with essential goods in preparation to welcome new customers.
(representatives of Countryside Properties and Beaulieu Community Trust)
PLAY IN THE PARK 2018 - SUMMER
Play in the Park 2018 is organised by Chelmsford City Council and funded by the Parish Council. During the
Summer holidays free multi-activity sessions for children aged 3-11 years will take place at Springfield Parish Centre
and Chelmers Village Hall. For more information please contact: www.chelmsford.gov.uk/play
Beaulieu Community Centre
At the time of writing the new community building pictured here is almost complete and the lease is ready for signature.
Provided by the developer Countryside Zest, it will be leased to your Parish Council for 99 years at a peppercorn rent.
It is our plan to sub-let the building to the recently established charity Beaulieu Community Trust which is made up of
representatives from Springfield Parish Council, Beaulieu Church and local residents.
The centre has 4 rooms for hire and can be used for classes, meetings, family parties and celebrations. It is a fully
accessible facility for wheelchair users and has a Changing Places certified toilet with a hoist and wet room for their
Countryside Zest has generously agreed to provide working capital on favourable terms to enable the Trust to fit out
the building and open it to Parish residents and other users. The objective is to have the Centre available to individuals
and organisations from the Summer of 2018.
The Church has now appointed a minister for the new Beaulieu parish, Rev Dan Pierce. The Trust is working closely
with him to develop the community. We have new neighbours who are friends we have yet to meet!
CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME 2018
Following the success of previous years pantomime presentations
the parish council has started to consider their next pantomime.
This years presentation will be Cinderella and is scheduled to take
place on Saturday 29th December 2018 at the parish centre.
Further details and tickets will be available later in the year, so
don't forget to look here on our website, on the parish council
noticeboards and facebook page.
ANNUAL PARISH ASSEMBLY 2018
Springfield Parish Council held its Annual Parish Assembly for
residents of the parish on Monday 16th April 2018 at the Springfield
Parish Centre, St Augustine's Way.
All residents of the parish were invited to attend this public meeting
and speak to their parish councillors about local issues, etc.
PLAY IN THE PARK - EASTER PLAYSCHEMES FOR 2018
Despite the changeable weather the playschemes, organised by Chelmsford City Council and funded by the Parish Council,
were held during the Easter holidays at the Springfield Parish Centre were well attended and everyone enjoyed themselves.
CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME 2017