The Parish Council is seeking the views of local residents on how it could potentially spend money that has been paid from previous Housing Projects in the Parish, to fund improvements in our area that will help mitigate the additional homes and people. Things such as education, healthcare, and affordable housing contributions have been paid additionally. These funds are solely to be used along the lines of benefits to do with public open space. This consultation exercise will form part of the Parish Council’s work to establish what the need is in the Parish in terms of public open space. Continue reading
The Rural Community Council of Essex (RCCE) is running a Growing Communities project. The competition invites children involved in community groups to take part in designing a healthy kitchen garden plot and also create a recipe for a healthy packed lunch using the produce. Continue reading
Appeal Ref: APP/P1560/W/16/3154616: Westwood Park, Flag Hill, Great Bentley, Essex CO7 8RE. The read the decision follow the link.
Set up over 40 years ago, Victim Support is the leading independent victims’ charity in England and Wales. The first Victim Support scheme was set up in Bristol in 1974, and by 1986 every county in England and Wales had at least one Victim Support scheme. It registered as a charitable company in 1987 and set up our free national telephone helpline, Supportline, in 1998.
The Essex office is based in Ingatestone and from this base we provide support to our communities through our team of managers, specialist case workers and trained volunteers. Continue reading
Essex County Council (ECC) will be asked to pick up the tab for any increased fly-tipping in Tendring resulting from changes to rules at recycling centres.
From the start of the month ECC refused to accept business waste at all its centres across the county. Continue reading
At a recent Transport Representatives Meeting, Passenger Transport advised of useful contact details so that inquiries can be directed to the correct areas. Follow the link to view the contacts list.
The Festival at St Mary’s Church, Gt Bentley will be held on 3rd and 4th December 2016. Follow the link to view the poster.
A meeting of the Parish Council’s Finance Committee will be convened at 10.30 am on Tuesday 22 November 2016. Follow the link to view the agenda.