NEWS AND INFORMATION FROM AROUND THE PARISH
CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME 2017
Aladdin arrived at Springfield Parish Centre
on 29th December 2017, to a packed hall of over 120 people who
were entertained by Chaplin's Gold Panto company. This was the
fourth successful year of the parish pantomime.
Special thanks to our sponsors Charles David Casson and the Co-op
at Havengore, who provided prizes for the best 'fancy' dressed children
and a hamper full of goodies. The Mayor & Mayoress of Chelmsford,
Cllr Duncan Lumley and Mrs. Lumley had the unenviable task of choosing
GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY ALL THROUGH SCHOOL ON THE BEAULIEU DEVELOPMENT ON 11TH OCTOBER 2017
Springfield Parish Council Chairman and Councillors attended the ground-breaking ceremony held on
11th October 2017 for the all through school on the Beaulieu development.
PLAY IN THE PARK - SUMMER PLAYSCHEMES FOR 2017
The summer playschemes organised by the Community Sport and Wellbeing Team at Chelmsford City Council
along with Springfield Parish Council that took place at Springfield Parish Centre and on Chelmers Village Green
were a great success. The playschemes are multi activity sessions catering for children aged 3-11 years.
A special visitor to one held at the Springfield Parish Centre was the Chelmsford City Mayor Cllr Duncan Lumley.
Springfield Parish Council are pleased to announce that it is seeking to fund further playschemes next Easter
and in the Summer 2018. Full details will be announced nearer the time.
LOCAL COUNCIL AWARD SCHEME - FOUNDATION LEVEL
At its Annual Council meeting on 22nd May 2017, Springfield Parish
Council Chairman Cllr Ms Susan Sullivan was presented with a certificate
by Cllr Gili-Ross, Executive Chairman of the Essex Associaition of Local
Councils, in recognition of the parish council attaining the Foundation Level
of the Local Council Award Scheme.
The award demonstrates that the Council has reached a benchmark national
standard of performance, including engaging with the community it represents.
ANNUAL PARISH ASSEMBLY 2017
This year the assembly was held at Chelmer Village Hall
on Tuesday 18th April 2017.
The Annual Parish Assembly is a public meeting where
residents of the parish are invited to come along and see
what goes on and to have their say about local issues.
It is their opportunity to meet their parish councillors and
see what the Parish Council is doing for them.
Those driving past will have noticed that the Beaulieu Estate is beginning to take shape.
Construction is ongoing at the Community Centre and it is anticipated that it will be completed
and on line by January 2018.
PLAY IN THE PARK - EASTER PLAYSCHEMES FOR 2017
Organised by Chelmsford City Council and funded by the Parish Council,
the playschemes held during the Easter holidays continue to be a great success.
SPRINGFIELD PARISH CENTRE
Springfield Parish Centre has a new room available for hire called the Daffodil Room.
Further details of the room can be found on the web site under the Springfield Parish Centre - Rooms available for hire
PLAY IN THE PARK - SUMMER PLAYSCHEMES FOR 2016
Organised by Chelmsford City Council and funded by the Parish Council, the playschemes held during the summer holidays at the parish centre and on Chelmers Village Green were a great success.
SPRINGFIELD AND CHELMER VILLAGE COMMUNITY FUNDAY