Month: June 2016

Monthly Parish Council Meeting Agenda’s

Please use the links to view the agenda’s for 7 July 2016 Planning Committee meeting and 7 July Parish Council meeting. The minutes of all the Parish Council meetings are published on the website.

Torrential Rain Causes Disruption

Some wag sent in this photo of the Village Hall Car Park after the torrential rain last Thursday 23 June informing of a new community swimming pool!

Report of the Annual Parish Meeting

Read Cllr Pippa Drew’s report of the Annual Parish Meeting that was held on 16 June 2016.

Meet Parish Councillor Councillor Robert Taylor

  I am very pleased to be part of this initiative to make members of the Parish Council better known to you all. I became a member of Great Bentley Parish Council shortly after coming to live in… Read More

Private pumping stations will transfer over to Anglian Water

There may be good news coming for some people if they have a private pumping station on their property.  Currently, homeowners have to spend hundreds of pounds every year for electricity running costs, maintenance and repairs to look after… Read More

Initial options for level crossing changes in Great Bentley

At Network Rail’s consultation event in Colchester on 17 June 2016 initial options for railway level crossing closures and diversions (for Great Bentley and other areas) were published. Jonathan Hills, Chair of Great Bentley Parish Council attended the… Read More

Essex and Southend-on-Sea Joint Replacement Waste Local Plan

Follow the link to read a letter regarding the Essex and Southend-on-Sea Joint Replacement Waste Local Plan and its submission to the Secretary of State for independent examination. (photo credit; Simon Ingram, flickr)

Essex Rural Partnership – Monthly Bulletin May 2016

Follow link to read the latest Essex Rural Partnership bulletin.

Anglia Level Crossing Proposals

Find out about Anglia Level Crossing Proposals. Read about the public exhibition page 1, page 2.

New Addition to Railway Station

Commuters at Great Bentley were surprised and pleased with the recent new addition at the railway station. It’s a mystery where it has appeared from. Can anyone enlighten us?