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Hitcham News, March 2017

The new village newsletter (replacing 'Hitcham Life') is out today, and residents may already have seen one coming through their letterbox. If not, you can download a copy right here... Our grateful thanks to David Turner for his sterling work on 'Hitcham Life' - but...

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Floods – and what to do about them

Over the winter months flooding can cause persistent and damaging issues for local communities. Despite the disruption this can cause, it can also be quite difficult to know who to report flooding to since there can be a number of different organisations (known as...

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Well done, Speedwatch!

The latest report from the Community Speedwatch scheme includes the startling information that our volunteers, on duty at the Water Run, logged a vehicle driving at 51 mph! This is exactly the kind of behaviour that puts everyone in the village at risk (and which, of...

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Hit and run in Hitcham

We were appalled to hear about the incident on Monday 29 November in which a cyclist - 72-year-old Hitcham resident Colin Taylor - was struck by a vehicle and left fatally injured. Seconds later other drivers saw what had happened and rushed to his assistance, but...

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Chelsworth Christmas Fair

3 December 2016, All Saints' Church, Chelsworth 11am to 3pm Kick-start your Christmas shopping at our Fair, held in the beautiful 13th Century All Saints’ Church. Around 30 stalls selling gifts and produce. Raffle and tombolas. Carols from members of the Hadleigh...

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Possible sites for our Vehicle Activated Sign

As part of your Parish Council's strategy for reducing speeding in Hitcham we are in the process of buying a Vehicle Activated Sign which will warn drivers when they are speeding, and can be moved around between posts at several different locations in the village. We...

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