The monthly meetings of the Planning Committee and Parish Council will be held in the Michael Wright Room at the Village Hall at 7pm and 7.30pm respectfully on Thursday 6 April 2017. Follow the links to view the agendas.
Members of the public are welcome to attend.
Sometime late evening 29 March 2017 through to the early hours on 30th vehicle number plates front and back were stolen from a vehicle on St Marys Road Great Bentley. If you saw or heard anything that may be of help please ring Essex Police on 101.
(Photo credit: Chris Blakeley, flickr)
Essex County Council elections are held every four years. The next elections of County Councillors are scheduled to take place on 4 May 2017.
Follow the link to view the Tendring District Council webpage ‘Notice of Election‘. Information includes, the timetable, voting eligibility and how to vote.
At a recent meeting of Great Bentley Parish Council (GBPC) frustration was expressed by councillors about the seemingly unrestricted housing development in the Parish. It was agreed to write to Essex County Council (ECC), Tendring District Council (TDC) and Bernard Jenkin MP advising of the concern about vulnerability of Great Bentley to large scale housing development.
(Photo shows the indicative drawing for the proposed 150 new homes to the south of Gt Bentley) Continue reading
The April edition of the Parish Magazine has now been published. Follow the link to view it.
(Photo credit; Darcie Tanner, flickr)
Follow the link to view a press release about the CCG’s next board meeting on 28 March in Frinton. Please note that while there will be an update on the Urgent Care Review, this is informative only and a decision will not be made until 30th May.
Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a man in St Osyth. Police were called shortly before 4.45am Monday March 20, with reports a 23-year-old man had been stabbed in Rochford Road.
Officers carried out cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the victim until the ambulance service arrived. He was taken to hospital, where he sadly died a short time later. Continue reading
The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking people across this area to comment on proposed new electoral arrangements for Tendring District Council. Follow the link to obtain the details
This week sees the launch by Essex Police of Operation Scarlet, a joint initiative between Clacton CID and the Local Policing Team. This initiative is designed to reduce the number of burglaries being committed in the area.
There will be an increase in the number of patrols conducted by local policing officers, PCSO’s and special constables. Police will target the area’s where the burglaries are being committed and will pro-actively target those individuals who may be responsible for these crimes.
If you are aware of any information within your local area that may help us reduce the number of burglaries that are being committed, please contact 101 and ask to speak to a member of Clacton CID. Updates throughout the week will be provided.
The messages below relating to Great Bentley have been issued by Essex Community Messaging Service. Continue reading