Month: January 2016

Great Bentley Pre-School Fundraiser

Psychic night! On Thursday 11 February 2016 after the success of last year Great Bentley Pre-School has arranged another Psychic Night with Stephanie Carr. This year we also have Kitty-Rose coming along. Kitty-Rose is a gorgeous boutique in West Bergholt… Read More

Lower Thames Crossing Route Consultation 2016 – Have Your Say

We are pleased to notify you that Highways England has today launched a public consultation on proposals for a Lower Thames Crossing, a new road crossing of the River Thames connecting Kent and Essex. The proposal is for… Read More

‘Buckthorn for Brimstone’ Campaign

Three organisations have joined forces to encourage the vital movement of wildlife across the Tendring District – and they want your help! Essex Wildlife Trust, Tendring DC and Butterfly Conservation have come together to deliver the ‘Buckthorn for… Read More

Temporary Road Closures

The County Council has programmed a number of temporary road closures over the next three months. Did you know you are able to track the schedule of roadworks by visiting You can even set up an email… Read More

Essex – facts about new communities & myth-busting

The note in the link provides information about the different communities living in Essex. This information was produced by Essex County Council, and is intended to increase understanding between communities; Facts about new communitiesmyth-busting (photo: One of a series… Read More

Big Care Debate 2

Local residents are invited to one of the Big Care Debate engagement events that are taking place in March. The purpose of these events is to find out from the public about their experiences of accessing health and social… Read More

Do you have a burning question for the Police & Crime Commissioner or the Chief Constable?

Essex residents who want to quiz PCC Nick Alston or Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh are being given a unique chance to put forward their questions as both men take part in a live webchat. In recent months the… Read More

Rural Services Network – Fuel Poverty Newsletter

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Bentley Green Players Read-Through Auditions

Bentley Green Players are preparing for the May production of Abigail’s Party. They are looking to cast 3 females and 2 males. Auditions will be held in the Church Vestry on 8 February 2016.

A Frosty Winter Morning

This photo showing a glistening village hall was taken just after sunrise this morning by one of our commuters. Let’s hope, said commuter parked in Station Car Park and not at the Village Hall. (photo credit: Pippa Drew)