OVEG

Oxhey Village Environment Group | www.oveg.org

Welcome


OVEG (Oxhey Village Environment Group) is your local non-political, non-profit residents’ group run by volunteers since 1974, whose main objectives are to:

•  maintain the character of Oxhey Village and its surroundings
•  foster the community spirit in the village
•  maintain and improve the environment of, and services to the area
•  record the history of the area

We do this by organising local events such as the Summer Fayre, Picnic on the Green, Oxfest, and Big Breakfast. We also offer community grants to fund initiatives that will contribute to life in Oxhey, and keep a close eye on all planning developments within the village.

If you’re already one of our 600+ members thank you for your continued support, if you’re not yet a member please join us today. Membership starts at only £2.50 for two years and includes our quarterly newsletter to keep you up to date on all things Oxhey and OVEG related. As a member you’ll be supporting your thriving local community and strengthening the collective voice of its residents.

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8 comments on “Welcome

  1. Heather Stewart
    4 October 2015

    Hi, I’m a resident of Lowson Grove and wondered if anyone has noticed an increase in the light aircraft traffic from Elstree Areodrome? There seems to be constant circuits flown over the area week days and weekends. There are two overhead as I write! I’m wondering if they’ve changed their flight path.
    Any other views would be welcome.
    Thankyou
    H Stewart

    • Kim Baxter
      23 October 2015

      Yes heather I and a number of other residents have noticed the same. In particular low flying helicopters. This issue was raised at our last committee meeting. I will raise with our local councillors and see what can be done thx Kim

    • OVEG
      14 December 2015

      We’re contacting the local airfields and will update you once we have had responses…

  2. D Young
    3 November 2015

    I am disappointed to see the monstrous iron fence that has been erected around the allotments (paddock road) it complete destroys the lines and views that gave this area a unique and ‘open’ village feel. It completely clashes with the attractive wooden fencing that has been replaced and makes the whole area look like you are walking along the side of a secure compound. Which I assume is the intended effect.. Tools and shed’s can rest easy… another nail… shame.

  3. Matthew Bolshaw
    12 January 2016

    As a pilot who has been flying out of Elstree for over 40 years I thought I would comment on the aircraft noise accusation.
    There are no routes that require anyone to fly over Oxhey Village and the aircraft you are talking about have nothing to do with Elstree.
    It is far more likely that any helicopters are under the control of Heathrow Director (Radar) and are joining the London Heliroutes for entry into the London Zone.
    Further as a local resident for 60 years I do know that Elstree advocates good relationship with local residents and every effort is made to avoid overflying any residential or built up areas.

    • OVEG
      12 January 2016

      Thanks Matthew…

      • Matthew Bolshaw
        12 January 2016

        Your welcome and if anyone has any complaints please let me know the exact time and date of any problems along with as much detail of the aircraft involved and I will investigate.

    • Kim baxter
      13 January 2016

      Hi Matthew thanks very much for your reply. I have been in liaison with elstree, farnborough, Wycombe and denham. The environment officer has also contacted raf Northolt. All say that it’s not their aircraft. We at Oveg and the local councillors have received a number of complaints from residents. Any help you could give would be hugely appreciated. Could you please call me on 07775844244 to discuss. I can give dates and times of traffic. Many thanks
      Kim
      Oveg

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