BOX RIVER NEWS



BOX RIVER NEWS

The Box River News was started in August 2000 following the establishment of the Box River Benefice consisting of Boxford, Edwardstone, Groton, Little Waldingfield and Newton Green. The newsletter is delivered free to all 1800+ households within the Benefice.

Previously the Boxford Newsletter had been published by the Boxford Community Council together with Church Newsletters from the other parishes - all of which were running at a considerable loss. Following the Retirement of the Boxford editor, Eddie Kench put forward a proposal to the then vicar, Richard Titford and John Wiltshire the then Chairman of the Boxford Community Council to amalgamate all the newsletters and to publish a single, monthly community newsletter for the new Benefice.

Eddie Kench has lovingly published the BRN since the first issue in August 2000, making this year its 20th year! To date, approximately 415,800 copies of the BRN have been printed!
The Box River News is self-supported by local advertising and is published at no cost to the Benefice itself.

All editions available digitally are provided here for posterity and research. Please contact Eddie for more information.

2014 EDITIONS

1500 At The Brilliant New Boxford Fireworks
Boxford Gardening Society AGM and Party, Boxford Fireworks 2014, Guiding Awards, Boxford School Awards, Missing Lieutenant Gordon Thorpe MC, Did You Guess The Mystery Picture? The Benefice Remembers, India Restaurant, Keep Moving! Death Sex and Drugs, Groton Winthrop Mulberry Trust, Sand Hill Development, Boxford Bike Club Has A Hill-Climb Winner! Rovers At OBH.

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Boxford River News December 2014

 

Little Waldingfield Village History Published
Harry Goes to Mildenhall, Groton’s Harvest Supper, Hanson and West Photographers, Boxford Conservative Association, It’s a Mystery, Florida Bound, Wall of Death in Boxford, An Unceremonious Rollick or Call My Bluff! Life on the Home Front, We Shall Remember Them.

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Boxford River News November 2014

 

Boxford’s National Champion
Sand Hill Local Needs Housing, Groton’s Flower Festival, Boxford Society Summer Visit, Weed in the River Box, The Sand Hill Development Plus! Newton Green on Fire in Hambro Final, Acrid Smoke, Boxford Win the Millennium Cup, Littlegarth School, Sudbury Cards Charity Christmas Shop, Life in the Trenches, John Bailey Memorial Cup, Edwardstone Cricket Club.

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Boxford River News October 2014

 

1st Boxford Brownies Birthday Celebrations
Happenings, Stoke by Nayland Refurbishment, Stokes Winning Team, BBC Battle Bertha in Ride London, Groton Answers Lord Kitchener’s Appeal, Milden Twenty/20 Tournament Day, Philip Wheaton Wins Jonathan Lambert Silver Salver.

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Boxford River News September 2014

 

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat
Groton’s Midsummer Meal, Little Waldingfield Open Gardens, Boxford School News, Lady Alice de Byrene, What is Yoga? The Blessing of ‘Bonnie’, D-Day and the Great War Remembered, Milden CC V Monks Eleigh, Silver Trophy Team Reach Semi-Final, Newton Ladies on Cranworth Trail Again.

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Boxford River News August 2014

 

What a Glorious Day in Boxford’s Gardens, The Colchester Military Wives Choir, Quilt Exhibition in St. Mary’s Church, WW1 and D-Day Commemorations, BGT - Boxford’s Got Talent! Boxford Society Meeting 31st May, Ancestral Anglia, 420,000 British Casualties at the Battle of the Somme, Milden Cricket Club Update, Castle Hedingham CC V Milden CC, Santiago Takes PGA Seniors Title.

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Boxford River News July 2014

 

Women’s Tour of Britain Passes Through Boxford and Newton
Invasive Alien Plants in Boxford! BGS Plant Sale, Rejuvenation Machine Found in Boxford, William Sore’s War Part 2, Boxford School News, Sam’s Jamboree, Fun For All The Family, Edwardstone Cricket Club.

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Boxford River News June 2014

 

Blue Skies for the Boxford 2014 Tornado
Groton’s Spring Food Market, 3PR Dinner and Presentations, Printing in the Nineteenth Century, Military Wives Choir Returns to Boxford, Family Easter Activity Morning, William Sore’s War, The Women’s Tour of England, PGA Seniors at Stoke.

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Boxford River News May 2014

 

Forty Years On - The Ruby Review
The Craft Beer Revolution on our Doorstep, Polstead Community Shop 30th Anniversary, Boxford News Closes After 70 Years, The Gentlemen From Hell, The First Lent Lunch of 2014, Groton’s New Kitchen Opened, Shrove Tuesday at Mary’s House, Newton Men Remembered, Daniel Lewis’ Baptism, Boxford Rovers Girls Launch New Kit! Newton Captain’s Big Band Send-Off.

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Boxford River News April 2014

 

Renewable Energy In The Box Valley!
The Sand Hill Development, Boxford Community Council Fun and Games Night, LWHS Art Display, Sand Hill Boxford, Groton’s Kitchen - An Invitation, Little Waldingfield Parish Room, Charles Tricker’s War, Boxford Girls Karate Grading Passes, Suffolk Preservation Society.

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Boxford River News March 2014

 

The CPAD is Now in and Ready for Emergencies
Santa Run 2013, Jacqui Dankworth at Fleece Jazz, Milden Autumn Ball, Boxford WI January Meeting, Kitchener’s Volunteer New Armies, Boxford Bowls Club, Advanced Status for Tim Cooper.

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Boxford River News February 2014

 

A Very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year to You All
3PR’s Yvonne Hughes Retires, Sand Hill Development, BVH Christmas Fayer and Mary’s Table Top Sale, Little Waldingfield Quiz, Christmas Tree Festival at St. Mary’s, Boxford School News, Christmas Coffee Morning in Newton, Boxford Art Group Sale, Groton’s Cheese and Wine Party, Scrooge the Panto, Defibrillator Demonstration, Annual Pumpkin Competition, Operation Christmas Child, Milden CC Annual Awards Dinner, World War I Commemorative Series, In the Box River News in 2013.

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Boxford River News January 2014