Posted on November 30, 2016
The Parish Council is seeking the views of local residents on how it could potentially spend money that has been paid from previous Housing Projects in the Parish, to fund improvements in our area that will help mitigate the additional homes and people. Things such as education, healthcare, and affordable housing contributions have been paid additionally. These funds are solely to be used along the lines of benefits to do with public open space. This consultation exercise will form part of the Parish Council’s work to establish what the need is in the Parish in terms of public open space. Read More
Updated on November 28, 2016
The Rural Community Council of Essex (RCCE) is running a Growing Communities project. The competition invites children involved in community groups to take part in designing a healthy kitchen garden plot and also create a recipe for a healthy packed lunch using the produce. Read More
Posted on November 28, 2016
Set up over 40 years ago, Victim Support is the leading independent victims’ charity in England and Wales. The first Victim Support scheme was set up in Bristol in 1974, and by 1986 every county in England and Wales had at least one Victim Support scheme. It registered as a charitable company in 1987 and set up our free national telephone helpline, Supportline, in 1998.
The Essex office is based in Ingatestone and from this base we provide support to our communities through our team of managers, specialist case workers and trained volunteers. Read More
Essex County Council (ECC) will be asked to pick up the tab for any increased fly-tipping in Tendring resulting from changes to rules at recycling centres.
From the start of the month ECC refused to accept business waste at all its centres across the county. Read More
The Parish Council operates a modest annual grants programme to assist local organisations who aim to positively contribute to parish life and the wellbeing of the local community. The purpose of the grants programme is to support initiatives in the local community and to help create opportunities for the residents of the Parish.
To be considered for a grant your organisation will need to complete an application form (available from the Parish Clerk at the Community Resource Centre) and submit it prior to the deadline of 25 January 2017.
(photo credit; GollyGforce, flickr)