Month: April 2016

The Friends of the Green:- Grand Garage Trail

The Friends of the Green Annual Garage Trail is being held this year on Saturday, 2 July 2016 from 10 am – 3 pm. Telephone Michael Dorling on 01206 250799 by 25 June to book your garage. Cost £5. Maps available… Read More

Friends of Historic Essex: Newsletter – Spring 2016

Are you interested in the history of Essex? Visit The Friends of Historic Essex website or read about the work of the organisation in its recently published Spring 2016 newsletter. (photo credit; Friends of Historic Essex)

Superfast Essex Wireless Broadband Review Outcome

The Superfast Essex broadband programme, co-ordinated by Essex County Council, has informed the parish about the outcome of a review of broadband availability in some postcodes in the parish which has been carried out to help inform the… Read More

Warning over rural road safety

Rural drivers are being urged to take extra care after figures showing most fatalities occur on country roads. Read the Rural Services Network news article (photo credit; Mike Cattell, flickr)

Happy 90th Birthday Your Majesty!

Read about the celebrations that took place in Great Bentley and view photographs 1, 2, 3, of the event

Great Bentley Parish Council Grants Programme 2016/17

Great Bentley Parish Council at its meeting on 7 April 2016 approved its annual grants programme for 2016/17. Set out in the table below are the local clubs that will be  grant funded and the sums awarded Youth… Read More

The Queen’s 90th Birthday Beacon Celebrations in Great Bentley

Her Majesty the Queen will be celebrating her 90th Birthday on 21st April 2016. There is a long standing tradition in our country of celebrating royal occasions with the lighting of beacons and the Queen’s 90th Birthday this… Read More

ECC Councillor Surgeries

ECC Cllr Alan Goggin holds regular surgeries, to which he invites parishioners from the five local parishes (including Great Bentley) that he represents, to pop-in to speak with him and raise issues with him The dates of the… Read More

Essex Air Ambulance

Read about Essex Air Ambulance’s summer fund raising initiatives  click here (photo credit; Andy Wilkes and Steve Lynes, Flickr)

Great Bentley – Housing Needs Survey

You may be aware that the Parish Council is organising a Housing Needs Survey for the Parish, which will help to guide us on what new housing is actually needed by local residents. The survey questionnaire will be delivered to… Read More