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Ingrave Community News Welcome to June’s issue of ICN. The ICN is a not for profit newsletter that has been set up solely to benefit you, the local residents. We rely on residents to supply us with lots of lovely content. If you have an event you would like to publicise, an interesting news article that you’d like our reporters to write about or are interested in writing for Ingrave Community News yourself, please do contact me on 01277 230769 or Claire Mackaness - Editor

Would your business or organisation be interested in advertising in the Ingrave Community News? Our rates start from as little as ÂŁ10 and are drastically reduced for local community groups, charities and public sector organisations. Please contact 01277 230769 or

Your local Labour councillor Mike Le-Surf can be contacted on 01277 200323 or by email at: mike.le-surf@brentwood, Please get in touch with him if you have any ward issues that you would like to discuss.

County Councillor David Kendall Brentwood South Division If you need help or advice on any local issues, please feel free to get in touch Phone: 07768 667 824 or 01277 204 913 Web:

Herongate & Ingrave Cricket Club present their 3rd annual


Friday 11 June 2010

Summer Fayre Hogarth Primary School Riseway, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8BG.

Gates open at 6pm Tel: 01277 212216 Fax: 01277 203779

Herongate Cricket Club Over 16’s only

Saturday 19th June 2010 1pm – 4pm

Performances from: May Contain Nuts Lainey King Neil Patrick

The event is free and all are welcome.

BBQ ~ Open Bar Champagne and Pimms Bar

Qualified Gardener

Tickets £10.00

* Gardening help, advice or designs  * Gardening classes  – informal to suit your needs  * Workshops – containers, pruning & propagation 

For tickets and further information contact: 01277 811096 / 07523 328315 Or come to the clubhouse

Barbara Lewis  01277 811464  Email: barbara‐ 

Card Making Classes Claire Mackaness will be running a series of craft classes during 2010 at the Knights Way Centre and from the Three Arches Estate. Classes are for all levels from complete beginners to more experienced crafters unless stated.

18th June 7.30pm – Punch, Punch, Punch Learn to use craft punches in an innovative and effective way. You will make 2 cards during this evening session All materials and refreshments are provided at all classes For full details please visit the news and Events page at and download the class list. Alternatively if you do not have internet access and would like a copy, please call Claire on the number below. If you would like to put your name down on the list to find out more about up and coming classes or have a particular craft that you would like to learn then please give me a call on 01277 230769 or e-mail

Sunday 6th June 9.30am – 12.30pm Come along to your local market at the Knights Way Centre to purchase fresh produce and crafts. Four new stalls in attendance this month along with favourites including: Black Cat jewellery Beadswax candles Phoenix cards Totham bangers Heards Farm Organic Veg Sandra Thorpe’s cakes Christine Phillips – Plants La Matraisse gifts Beautiful Things vintage gifts 2nd hand books Mum & Me Jam Diane Ireton Jewels And many more……

Breakfast served in the café

Mum and me are always interested in hearing from anyone who has spare fruit or vegetables that we can turn into jam and chutneys. We offer a free jar of our produce in return for any offerings we receive. We’d also like your empty jam jars with lids. Please call Claire on 01277 230769 if you can help us. We attend the Ingrave Community Market on the 1st Sunday of every month so you can also see us there and bring us your goodies. To view our current stocks and purchase your jam visit our blog at

Cherry Trees Childrens Centre WHATS ON? TOTs Time Tuesdays 1.30-3.00pm £1.50 per child Suitable for 0-8 year olds at Cherry Trees Children’s Centre All Aboard Thursdays 9.00-10.30 £1.50 per child Suitable for 0-8 year olds at Cherry Trees Children’s Centre A whole host of other activities take place at your local children’s centres including gardening clubs, football classes, antenatal, breast feeding support sessions, health and nutrition programmes, messy play and crèche times. Please call 01277 220510 (option 2) and ask for an up to date activity leaflet to find out more

Brentwood Kids If you have children and want to know about all the local activities available for them, childcare information and groups. Check out Brentwood’s latest website

Police Community Support officers Your local PCSO’s are often seen walking around the Three Arches and East Ham estates, keeping trouble at bay and looking out for you the local residents. If you would like to find out more about their work or contribute something to their day to day activities, please feel free to come along to one of their neighbourhood meetings this year. The meetings take place at the Knights Way Centre at 7pm on the following dates:

Tuesday 15th June Thursday 12th August Thursday 21st October Thursday 9th December PCSO 70079 Ben Turner Brentwood Neighbourhood Policing Team, Western Division Essex Police Internal ext: 75344 Direct Dial: 01277 266896 or 0300 3334444 ext 75344 Fax: 01277 2600477 or ext 75200 Email: Website: Brentwood Police Station, London Road, Brentwood Opening hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week

Community Meeting Thursday 3rd June 7:30pm @ The Chough. Come along to question and discuss local issues with our newly elected local representatives.

All Saints East Horndon

Strawberry Fair - Sunday 27th June

Come and visit this beautiful, redundant Tudor church on our door step. Lots of events planned for the coming months including:

The Strawberry Fair is back for 2010 and this year with a military twist celebrating Armed Forces Day on Sunday 27 June on Shenfield Common 1pm - 6pm

19th June 2pm – 4pm - Open afternoon. Pop in and enjoy a cuppa and view the church. Saturday 3rd July 7pm – A Deeper shade of Sax concert

Come along and enjoy a host of events, activities and performances including street dance, climbing wall, bucking bronco, military vehicles, face painters, craft stalls, pimms, champagne and the obligatory strawberries!

Could you volunteer at the Strawberry Fair?

Volunteers needed Do you have an hour to spare once a month? The Ingrave Community News is delivered by volunteers ever month. Some of them own businesses and gain a discount to advertise as a thank you, others just like helping.

We are looking for willing volunteers to help out at this year's Strawberry Fair. Duties will include liaising with the public, helping in the set up and take down of the fair, performance area, stalls etc and any other jobs that may be deemed necessary. If you would like to be involved contact 01277 312693 or email

ICN - Issue number 10 June 2010  

The ICN is a not for profit newsletter that has been set up solely to benefit you, the local residents. We rely on residents to supply us wi...