Great Bentley History Society AGM & Christmas Social

The Great Bentley History Society will have the AGM and Christmas Social at 7.30 pm on 13th December at the Village Hall.

A120 between the Horsley Cross roundabout and the junction with the A133

A120 Hare Green Junction Improvements – closures
Please be advised that we will be carrying out work next week which requires overnight closures of the A120.
We will be closing the A120 between the Horsley Cross roundabout and the junction with the A133 between 9pm and 5am, on Tuesday 4 December eastbound and Wednesday 5 December westbound.
This will allow us to realign the westbound carriageway so that road users will be using the southern half of the new roundabout.
Traffic Management
These closures will take place between 9pm and 5am with a signed diversion route.
During these closures, road users will be diverted either eastbound via the A133, B1033 and B1035 to the Horsley Cross roundabout, or westbound from the Horsley Cross roundabout via the B1035, B1033 and A133 back to the A120.
Find out more and contact us
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If you have any enquiries please contact the Highways England Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000, or e-mail

Great Bentley Planning Committee and Parish Council Meeting 6th December 2018

To read the Agenda for the Planning Committee meeting click here

To read the Agenda for the Parish Council meeting click here

Great Bentley Parish Magazine December 2018

To read the magazine click here


Closure of Weeley Road, Great Bentley



The closure of Weeley RoadGreat Bentley, which commenced on 22nd November 2018 and is in force for up to 21 days (It is estimated to be completed on 26th November 2018, however, please check for the most up to date information on duration of the emergency closure) is required for the safety of the public and workforce whilst BT undertakes works to renew pole to restore customers service. These works are being undertaken as a emergency, please check for the most up to date information regarding these works.
Essex Streetworks Team
Ringway Jacobs | Essex County Council
3rd Floor, Seax House, Market Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1QH
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Have Your Say on Essex Fire and Rescue Plan

People who live or work in Essex are being asked for their views on the proposed priorities in the county’s first ever Fire and Rescue Plan.
Roger Hirst, the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex, is developing a Fire and Rescue Plan that sets out his vision and priorities for the delivery of fire and rescue services in Essex.
The plan will run from 2019 to 2024 and will be the basis on which Mr Hirst holds Essex County Fire and Rescue Service to account for its performance.
The document mirrors the Police and Crime Plan which sets the priorities for policing in Essex.
People can fill in the survey online via this link
Hard copies are also available on request. Please contact the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner on 01245 291600 if you would like a copy or email You can also write to PFCC for Essex, Kelvedon Park, London Road, Rivenhall, Witham, Essex, CM8 3HB.
The survey will close at midnight on January 15, 2019.


Make a Christmas Wreath

Wreath, Christmas Decoration, Decoration, Deco, AdventMake a Christmas Wreath
with Maria
Michael Wright Room
Village Hall
Thursday 29th November
Cost £20
Ring 01255 814051

Finance Committee Meeting

To read the Great Bentley Parish Council Finance Commiittee Meeting Agenda for the meeting on 22nd November 2018 at 10.00 at the Village Hall click here

Remembrance Sunday, Great Bentley 2018

WW1 Exhibition at St Mary’s Church

The WW1 exhibition held at St Mary’s Church on 10th November 2018 raised £200 for the Royal British Legion from the sale of refreshments.