Fresh Fruit, Vegetables and Flowers Stall

Fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers will be for sale on the Village Green on the next two Saturday mornings, the 19th and 26th August. The produce is from Great Bentley allotments and gardens. Monies raise will be donated to St Helena Hospice.

Steam Train Tornado

Click here to view some fabulous pictures of the Tornado as it passed through Great Bentley last Saturday

Tornado Steam Train Passing Through Great Bentley

A view from my office window, from the Parish Clerk

GP Commissioning Committee

Please click here for a press release relating to the GP Commissioning Committee which is due to meet in public between 4 pm and 5 pm on 16 August at Aspen House, Stephenson Road, Colchester.

Foster Carers Needed

More foster carers are needed to care for vulnerable children in Essex. Click here for more information.

Thank you

To the willing band of helpers, allotment holders, gardeners and bakers, thank you for another amazing morning of generosity which raised an amazing £262.11.  Unbelievable.  Thank you all so much.

The stall will be on the Green every Saturday morning from 9.30 am throughout August.

Fresh Fruit, Veg and Flower Stall


The fresh fruit, vegetables and flower stall will be on the Green from 9.30 this Saturday and every Saturday throughout August. The produce is supplied by the Great Bentley allotment holders and comes fresh from the ground to the stall.

Last Saturday £204 was raised for St Helena Hospice. Thank you to all who donated their excess produce and to those who came along to buy it!

Crucial Crew Event for Older Persons

A Crucial Crew event is being held at the Princes Theatre, Town Hall, Clacton CO15 1SE on Wednesday 4th October 10 am until 2 pm. The event is absolutely free to anyone the age of 55 or over. The event provides helpful information about how to keep safe at home and within the community.  Click Here

Photographs of the Carnival

For photographs of the Carnival click here

Photographs of Village Activities

For photographs of the 5-A-Side Football Tournament, the Youth Football Tournament and the Methodist Church Flower Show click here