Month: August 2016

Community Agent Required    

 Four Voluntary and Community Sector organisations work in partnership to deliver a targeted service to help older people in Essex. The “Community Agents Essex” service is a countywide network of agents and volunteers who will support older people… Read More

TREMBLE ALARMS

Essex Community Messaging Service advises that “due to the number of burglaries that have happened in the past,Tremble Alarms are available to buy for £3 from the Walton Project Office, High Street,Walton on the Naze or from Frinton… Read More

Superfast Essex Programme Update – August 2016

We did it – 65,000 now have superfast! The Superfast Essex programme has successfully completed the first phase of its superfast fibre broadband rollout to 65,000 homes and businesses. Superfast download speeds of 24Mbps and above are available… Read More

Crackdown on illegal waste at recycling centres

Waste from Essex businesses which has been illegally left at recycling centres has left taxpayers with a disposal bill running to hundreds of thousands of pounds. To tackle the problem, Essex County Council is set to announce changes… Read More

Volunteer opportunity

Victim Support is a charity organisation supporting victims of crime.  It is in urgent need of volunteers to assist deliver our service in Tendring. Please follow the link to the charity’s website. As a Victim Support Volunteer you… Read More

Active Citizen Programme

Across the UK there are examples where members of the public are volunteering in roles to support local policing activity.  Essex Police are creating their own Active Citizen programme, expanding an existing volunteer framework which will enable more… Read More

Stats show upsurge in people doing sport

Sport figures reveal an extra 340,000 people in England getting active.  New figures from Sport England’s Active People Survey show that 15.83 million people over the age of 16 played sport in the last year. That’s a return… Read More

Police Chief visits Great Bentley

District Commander Chief Inspector Russ Cole attended a meeting of Great Bentley Parish Council on 4 August. He provided Parish Councillors and local residents with a fascinating insight in to modern policing. Chief Inspector Cole, a local lad who… Read More

Celebrate England – Big Lottery Fund

The Big Lottery Fund are offering grants of between £300 and £10,000 for groups to hold one off events or activities which celebrate their local community. You could celebrate something from your community’s history or a local hero…. Read More

Essex Police has a new-look website

Essex Police has a new-look website giving people greater and easier access to our services. The new site, which still operates from our www.essex.police.uk address, will allow people to report non-emergency crimes and road traffic collisions as well… Read More