Residents are welcome to attend meetings as they are open to the public.
Essex County Council has published a notice advising of the temporary closure of Plough Road, Great Bentley to commence on 21st November 2016 for four days with a diversion in place. Follow the link to read the Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Order.
The November edition of the Parish Magazine is now available. Follow the link to read a copy.
Hopefully you have heard about Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme, which sees the money raised by the 5p bag charge channeled into projects that support community participation in the development and use of open spaces. Following a public vote, three projects in each area will receive funding every month, with first place receiving up to £5K, second place up to £2K and third place up to £1K. Continue reading
Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust (CHUFT) is proposing to close the Maternity Unit at Harwich. Prior to this it will be undertaking a public engagement exercise. The following information has been received from CHUFT . Continue reading
Residents of Tendring, please be aware that there has been an increase in shed/garage break-ins, thieves are targeting garden power tools such as chainsaws, strimmers,leaf blowers etc. It may be worth using chains to fix them to immovable objects within your shed/garage.
Essex County Council is organising a Textile recycling event. They are asking people to turn up on the day with textiles to recycle and automatically be entered into a prize draw to win £50.00 worth of generic high street shopping vouchers.View the promotional leaflet.
The main aim for the day is for us to collect a tonne.
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Essex County Council has published a notice advising of temporary road closures in the District of Tendring. The order will become effective on 31 October 2016 and the restriction will last for the duration of the works.
Some of Essex’s hardest-to-solve problems – lack of affordable housing, shortages of skills and as we live longer tackling healthcare issues – are set to be addressed head on by a team of the county’s top public servants.
Today, they will begin working to boost economy, promoting greater independence for older people, and encouraging healthy lifestyles, the aim is to improve the lives of Essex people and reduce costs for taxpayers.
In a new and ground breaking programme launched today by the Essex Partnership, 50 people from public services providers representing Essex, Southend, and Thurrock will spend the next year experiencing the issues first-hand and working on better ways of tackling them.
The Greater Essex Leadership Collaborative includes officers from councils, universities, the police, fire, NHS and the voluntary sectors involves has been set up to develop the next generation of talented senior people. They will be encouraged to ditch the constraints of their own organisations and pool their talents and skills to come up with the answers Essex needs.
Read the article in the Municipal Journal by Gavin Jones and Stephen Kavanagh
(photo credit: nist6dh, flickr)