INSIDE THIS MONTHS ISSUE      St Pauls Church Centenary weekend.      Hillary Mackay reports:                             ...
Church Moves into New CenturyIn March St. Paul’s Hadley Wood               England Rugby Union scrum half and             ...
first Dog Show. Finally the ‘Growlers’                                               began and the Hog Roast was opened   ...
The Fun Run              The Winner 4
The Talent Show                  COSMETIC SERVICES INCLUDING                    BOTOX AND FACI...
Pilates Teacher - Personal Trainer                                                        Established lower back specialis...
Letters to the Editor                                              Playground News                                        ...
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  1. 1. INSIDE THIS MONTHS ISSUE St Pauls Church Centenary weekend. Hillary Mackay reports: HADLEY WOOD NEWS APRIL 2011 ISSUE Fun Run, Talent Show, Dog contest Photos by John Leatherdale and Vanessa Northam Playground news Hadley Wood’s Dad’s in action at the Letters. St Paul’s Church Centenary Fun RunDESIGNED & PRINTED BY KALL KWIK BARNET TELEPHONE: 020 8441 4482
  2. 2. Church Moves into New CenturyIn March St. Paul’s Hadley Wood England Rugby Union scrum half and between the upkeep of the churchCelebrated it’s Centenary with a Celebrity winner of 2007 Dancing on Ice), Julia grounds and the building of a newTalent Show, Fun Run, Classical Concert, Redburn (Hot Gossip and dancer), playground in Hadley Wood. There wereCentenary Service and ‘Howlers and Stacey Young (model and wife of Paul various prizes including the oldestGrowlers’ Young), Janet Mooney (well-known singer participant (Mary Forsyth, age 86), the In the past, churches would put on recently appearing in “Love Never best fancy dress costume (Tania Hawkinschurch fetes selling homemade jam and Dies”), Nick Staton (estate agent and in blond wig and dressing gown), and, ofchutney. During the weekend, 25-27th songwriter) and Paul Green (Director of course, the fastest runner who was NickMarch 2011, St. Paul’s Hadley Wood Hadley Green Garage). The event was Harvey running the mile in under eightcelebrated its 100th birthday with a sponsored by local businesses (Alan minutes. Proceeds from the Fun Run willweekend of festivities for the whole Lawrence, Aqualona Quality Bathwares, be split between the development andcommunity. “We wanted to do something Aquavalet, Chris and Julia Redburn, building of a local playground near thea bit different for our 100th birthday that Redburn Transport, Creme, Hadley Community Centre and the upkeep of theshows we are still alive and well”, Green Garage, Hadley Wood Healthcare, Church grounds which form a park-likeremarked Rev. Rupert Mackay, “We were Hadley Wood School, Howard Marshall oasis in the middle of Hadley Wood fromoverwhelmed with the amazing support Dentistry, Londis, One to One Fitness, which the whole community benefits.and enthusiasm of everyone from local Panini’s, Paul Saunders, Royal Chacecelebrities to small local businesses to Hotel, Statons Estate Agents, Take 7youngsters in the Talent Show.’ Drycleaners, Thai 18, The Little Flower The Flower Festival House). The winner of the under 12s was The church also hosted a Flower Festival‘Hadley Wood’s Got Jack Kane who brought the house down during the day on Saturday under the with his rendition of ‘Who’s Lovin’ You by artistic direction of Frances Alger and herTalent’ the Jackson Five. The winner of the team. Many local groups contributed toThis contest was launched on Friday under 18s was Danny Lane, singing from the displays (including the HW Golf Club,night with nearly 20 local acts. Paul ‘Les Miserables’, while the over 18s the Jewish Society, the Greek CypriotYoung, award-winning singer was the category was captured by Tobi and Kris Community, St Paul’s Pre-School, Hadleyfantastic MC of the evening assisted by singing original material entitled ‘It’s the Wood School, The Royal Chase Hotel,Zoe Karp, age 14, (who had previously Real Thing’ (and playing the ‘box’). The the WI, the HW Association, the HWApresented on Good Morning ITV). They audience loved each act and many playgroup, and the Bridge groups as wellintroduced each act from three commented they thought it was better as the Salmon and Maunder-Taylorcategories, under 12s, under 18s and than – ‘Britain’s Got Talent’! families. A beautiful floral decoration ofover 18s. Nearly 20 acts performed Saturday started with a Mile Fun Run the altar was given by the Banks family.)including ‘Ivory Keys’ who appeared on around Hadley Wood. Graham Cole Photos and video footage of the pastX Factor, dancers, singers and a number (from ‘The Bill’) led the runners/walkers history of the church and of Hadley Woodof teenage bands as well as Rose with around the area. Our local MP David, were shown and attracted many visitors.Sam the Dog (who won over the Burrowes, was also there to participate On Saturday evening there was theaudience with his moves)! The talent and present the prizes. More than 100 Centenary Concert which featured Susanshow was judged by local luminaries people took part in the Fun Run raising Collier (who grew up in Hadley Wood andincluding Kyren Bracken (Former more than £2500 which will be split is a well-known musician) and Friends. The PARK VETERINARY PARK VETERINARY VETERI ARY ARY PRACTICE P Cockfosters Cockfosters foste Clean • Spacious • Air-conditioned pacious ned The only local practice to Fully Equipped. • Operating theatre • Xrays • Dental Workshop eatre Woorkshop be FSA approved for A • Laboratory • Ultrasound • Endoscopy ory copy insurrance insurance claims. • Advanced Anaesthetic Monitoring ed ing • Puppy Parties • Geriatric care y e Call for details on how to Register ster 020 8275 0330 (24 hrs) 275 or visit ww om Fr i e n d l y, Friendly, Compassionate e The Place for Puppy g & Caring Professionals. Parties! 2
  3. 3. first Dog Show. Finally the ‘Growlers’ began and the Hog Roast was opened up. Everyone danced the night away. It was a wonderful way to end a weekend of Centenary Celebrations that welcomed in the entire community. The Church family of St. Paul’s would like to thank the TAILORING AND REPAIRS BY EXPERTS Hadley Wood community for supporting us in so many ways to make this past weekend such a memorable one for usThey entertained an audience of 180 all. St. Paul’s Church, Hadley Wood wasmusic lovers who particularly enjoyed founded in March 1911 and was builtSusan’s and her son Jacob’s superb thanks to the land donated by the localsinging and were touched by their developer (Hadley Wood itself onlyharmony. The first half of the evening was started in the 1890s with the arrival of theclassical music while the second half was railway), and contributions from localdevoted to light jazz and Gershwin. In the EASTER SUNDAY families. St. Paul’s is unique in that it wasinterval, champagne and canapés were Sunday 24th April built by contributions from the localserved making it a very special evening Join us for Sunday Lunch in the award winning Mary community and is owned and run by a Beale Restaurant. A special Easter gift for all diners. 3for everyone. course lunch with 5 choices in each course, coffee and local trust, although it is within the Church The Sunday morning Centenary chocolates. Easter egg hunt for children in the Arboretum. of England. “We wanted to host a £37.00 per adult, children under 12 £26.00.Service was attended by more than 250 weekend of celebration that gives thanks Enjoy a stroll around the 35 acres of beautiful gardens andpeople with the overflow in the marquee then relax between 3.30pm and 6.00pm with traditional to God for the past 100 years of Christianwatching via a live video link. Many Afternoon Tea - £19.95 per person. ministry in this place and also to welcome 3 sandwich fingers, 2 warm scones with clotted cream andpeople who have lived in Hadley Wood in jam, 1 home-made fruit tart and 1 cup cake, Newby loose in all members of the community ourthe past attended as well as members of leaf tea or Café du Monde coffee. various events. We tried hard to put onthe present community. Andrew Wingfield or Champagne Afternoon Tea - £29.95 per person. something for everyone!” said local vicar (as the Afternoon Tea, plus a delicious glassDigby, a previous vicar, preached a of Drappier Champagne) Rupert Mackay,sermon entitled ‘100 Years – Not Out’ a As space is very limited for lunch and afternoon tea Part of the money raised from thecricket reference that many appreciated. this is payable in full in advance. weekend will go to the building of a localThis was followed by a birthday lunch playground near the Community Centrecomplete with at St. Paul’s birthday cake. and the upkeep of the Church groundsIt was a wonderful time to see old friends WEST LODGE PARK which form a park-like oasis in the middle YO U R C O U N T RY R E T R E ATand to make new ones. The afternoon Cockfosters Road, Hadley Wood, Herts, EN4 0PY. T: 020 8216 3900 of Hadley Wood from which the whole HWN49 Email: Web: the ‘Howlers’ – Hadley Wood’s community benefits. H The Dog Show Brian is a vet and lecturer who On the Sunday afternoon we were specialises in large animals and used to blessed by beautiful sunny weather for work at the Royal Veterinary College. the dog show in the grounds of St Rose is a local dog owner who trains Paul’s. We were overwhelmed with 28 and competes successfully with her two dogs entering, in addition to human and dogs. (She recently competed at Crufts canine spectators. There were 12 in the Young Kennel Club Freestyle Hatha yoga classes different classes to include every kind of dog, ranging from ‘Waggiest Tail’ and finals, finishing second, and also took part in a display in the Crufts main starting on 7th May! ‘Most appealing eyes’ to ‘Best Veteran’ arena). At St Paul’s she gave a short At the Hadley Wood Association Hall (far end of tennis courts Crescent East) and ‘Best Handler’. The ring was demonstration of how to train your packed with entries for “Best pedigree” dog to do simple tricks. Many people Every Saturday from but, perhaps as a reflection of Hadley stayed on with their dogs to have a Wood, the “best Crossbreed” class was go themselves. We were absolutely 9:30 am to 11am less well supported! Rupert kept the delighted that so many people came to Each class costs £10 show flowing as a wonderful compere, join in the fun with their dogs and the and presented rosettes and medals to event was a great success, if not a little NO BOOKING REQUIRED the winners. The judges, Brian Aldridge chaotic at times! The friendly competitive For further information contact and Rose Jenkins, were delighted to spirit of it made for a very fun Alex on 07881820051 see so many beautiful dogs and atmosphere. or email: choosing winners was very difficult! Rose Jenkins, Christine Jenkins 3
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  7. 7. Letters to the Editor Playground News Dear Editor Saturday 1st October Dinner Dance wonderful job and established a good Fundraiser for HWCPR understanding of the outstanding The Hadley Wood Community achievements at St Martha’s. As Are now pleased to welcome to their team, Playground Renovation project has always, the team provided us with Dentists with specialist interests in: been set up to give the current targets for going forward. It can be Endodontics (Root Canal Therapy) playground a much needed facelift. quite a challenge for an inspection team by Dr Marta Suarez The current playground has provided to get inside the culture and ethos of aOrthodontics, including incognito braces families with young children a place to school, but the wonderful comments by Dr Shahla Rahman play but has not been renovated for a made about the quality of our academic long time. Hadley Wood residents now achievements, our girls personal Periodontics feel it is time for a change to allow all development and the outstanding (All treatments for gum health) children to have a safe environment to management reflect the hard work by Dr Riccardo Zambon meet, play and socialise. Enfield that has gone into the last few years by Please enquire at our practice Reception Council who own and manage the the dedicated team of professional at St playground are very suppportive of this Martha’s. Both teaching and non- 16 Crescent West, Hadley Wood, initiative. teaching staff are very proud of our Barnet, Herts, EN4 OEJ. To promote the renovation project success. I am sure that the founding Tel: 02084410257 and raise funds for this worthwhile Sisters of St Martha’s must be very cause there will be a Dinner & Dance proud of their school. I am equally sure Fundraiser on Saturday 1st October at that our parents will read the reports the Hadley Wood Golf Club. It will be a with pride and be gratified in the black tie event including a Champagne knowledge that St Martha’s has been reception, dinner, auction and dancing. confirmed as the right choice for their So please keep Saturday 1st daughter.’ October free in your diary and show The reports are now available to your support by coming to this event. download from the school website Tickets are now on sale. For enquiries please call 07949 073536 or email Dear Editor The Hadley Wood Community I was wondering if you could help me? Playground Committee. We live on Cockfosters Road and have had a problem with foxes of late. We Dear Editor have noticed three foxes that Your readers might be interested to constantly keep wandering into our hear that St Martha’s school received garden. They come right up to the a standard ISI inspection and an back door of the house and look in Ofsted Section 48 inspection recently. through the conservatory windows As a Catholic school, James Sheridan, without fear. They are seen during the Headmaster was particularly pleased day as well as the night. My concern to achieve ‘outstanding’ in all ten is that I have three young children and aspects of the section 48 inspection. ‘I one of the reasons for moving to this do not know of any other school who area was so they could enjoy outside has managed this with the mix of faith activities in the garden; I have spoken backgrounds that we have at St with both a pest control company and Martha’s. It is testimony to the excellent a experienced animal carer who have community cohesion that pervades our independently told me that one reason school. We are very proud of this.’ these foxes are staying in the area and The ISI reflects the Section 48 report becoming increasingly less fearful of and is a glowing testimony to the humans is because someone must be outstanding work that is clearly going feeding them — specifically, the foxes on at the school. The inspection team have got used to being fed by an worked closely and in harmony with the individual from the back door of the staff and management to reach their house, Is there any way that this issue final conclusions which were equally could be highlighted in the Hadley impressive. Mr Sheridan is delighted Wood News? with the outcome. ‘I am very proud of Many thanks our school. The inspectors did a Bita Manzouri 7
  8. 8. RADLETT HADLEY WOOD ARKELY £3,995,000 £2,495,000 £2,350,000 Freehold Freehold Freehold Joint Sole Agents Sole Agents Sole Agents 01923 604321 020 8440 9797 020 8449 3383 With an impressive 120ft frontage set behind remote controlled electric gates A beautifully presented and spaciously planned 5/6 bedroom detached family A beautiful lateral home of substance and aspiration. 4 double bedroom and built to the highest specification situated in one of Radlett’s premier residence. Entrance hall, television/family room, drawing room, reception room, contemporary home, arranged over one level. Open plan family living and locations is this stunning newly built architecturally designed family home. guest cloakroom, kitchen, breakfast room, utility room, study, family bathroom, exquisite detailing all complement the exceptional specification. Storm porch, Arranged over 3 floors with 6 bedrooms all with individually designed en 3 en suite bathrooms, second family shower room, rear garden, detached double entrance lounge, guest wc, super room, utility room, reception room, tv suite bathrooms, 6 receptions including a 34ft games room, a sensational garage. Southerly aspect. room, 4 bedrooms (all e/s), garage, terrace, landscaped rear garden, private bespoke hand fitted kitchen/family room, gymnasium, utility room, bespoke driveway. steam room,integral double garage. LITTLE HEATH HADLEY WOOD WHETSTONE £1,850,000 £1,195,000 £1,099,950 Freehold Freehold Freehold Sole Agents Sole Agents 01707 661144 020 8440 9797 020 8445 3694 An outstanding Victorian detached character residence of just under 4,000 A beautifully presented detached family residence, extended and fully An impressive home offered to a high standard throughout and retaining a square feet which has been the subject of a sympathetic and complete refurbished to a very high standard in a contemporary style. 4 bedrooms (1 wealth of original features. The house provides spacious accommodation renovation with ‘no expense spared’. The property offers a wealth of original en suite), bathroom, 2 receptions, gym/study, guest wc, kitchen/breakfast over three floors ideal for family living and entertaining. 4 reception rooms, features. Drawing room, dining room, tv room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, rear garden. 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms 113 ft rear garden. room, utility room, guest cloakroom, separate annexe, 5 bedrooms (2 e/s), 2 bathrooms, landscaped gardens. HADLEY WOOD WINCHMORE HADLEY WOOD £950,000 HILL £595,000 Leasehold £795,000 Leasehold Sole Agents Freehold Sole Agents Sole Agents 020 8440 9797 020 8440 9797 020 8440 9797 A very well presented 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom first floor apartment in this A very well presented and spaciously planned detached bungalow in this A beautifully presented and spacious first floor apartment with exclusive development built approx 4 year ago. The apartment benefits from peaceful cul-de-sac. Accommodation comprises 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms accommodation comprising 2 bedrooms, (both with en suite facilities), a southerly aspect balcony overlooking communal gardens and 2 allocated (1 en suite), drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, guest large drawing room and luxury fitted kitchen, the property benefits from 2 parking spaces. cloakroom and detached double garage. The rear garden has a westerly allocated parking spaces and there are landscaped communal gardens and aspect. 2 bedrooms (1 en-suite), 2 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast grounds. room, family bathroom, rear garden. The Hadley Wood Association 7 Crescent East Hadley Wood Herts EN4 0EL 8449 7193 Chairman Graham Sharp 020 8449 2133 Editor Publisher Rod Armstrong 020 8449 5924 Advertising and Centre Manager Lisa Winston 020 8449 7193 Advertising Manager Betty Brough 020 8441 6859 Hall Bookings Karen Fernandes 07831 753 268 Security Task Force Membership secretary/Admin Caroline Berlyn 020 8441 8020 Safe Neighbourhood Team Police Sergeant D.Walker 020 87212688 or 07920 233 775The Hadley Wood News is published usually during the first weekend of each month. It is a community publication with the objective of bringing local news,views and events to the residents and friends of Hadley Wood. It is non-profit making with any surplus going to the Hadley Wood Association (HWA) for thedirect benefit of residents. Content is produced voluntarily with the make-up, printing and distribution paid for by advertising. Thank you to all our advertisers,without whom this magazine would not be possible. If you would like to contribute to a future issue or receive updates via email, please contact the Editorand Publisher. The HWA and anyone associated with the content of this newsletter cannot accept any responsibility for the accuracy, claims or viewsexpressed. The Hadley Wood News does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any of the advertisements or other information accesseddirectly or indirectly from this publication, nor the quality of any products, services, information or other materials displayed, purchased or obtained byanyone as a result of an advertisement or any other information or offer in connection with those products, services, information or other materials.HadleyWood News shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions contained in any advertisement or other information within this publication.The Publisher reserves the right to amend, abridge or reject any copy supplied for publication. 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