What they will take away: small loads from domestic properties – use this service to dispose of bulky items not normally collected with household waste garden waste to be composted What they will not take away: items that can be recycled large loads, fridges, freezers or other electrical goods hazardous waste such as asbestos, batteries, liquids or gas bottles … More Attended Freighter, 10th July and 21st August
As most of you are probably aware the Outline application for the 70 houses as an extension to the estate has now been submitted to the Borough. This planning application has been much publicised over the last few years when people have been able to comment You have every right to comment on this on … More Parish Council Meeting 14th June
Please be advised that following the high court ruling on Friday 28th April 2021, it has been ruled that we must return to face to face meetings from 7th May 2021. To further complicate this matter it is also illegal to hold such meetings inside the village hall prior to 17th May 2021 in line with the government … More Annual Meetings – change of date and venue
Officers from the community policing team will be at the Village Hall Car Park on 8th May between 10am and 11am. Feel free to come and say Hello to them, or discuss any local issues that concern you. Social distancing rules will apply.
A rented property is becoming vacant at Millfields. All those on the Choice Based lettings register should keep an eye out for it becoming available.
Colchester Borough Council are working to ensure all polling stations are covid safe for the elections on 6 May 2021. As an extra precautionary measure, you may want the convenience of a postal vote. Please click here for more information and to download a form. Applications must be received by 5pm on Tuesday 20 April. … More Elections – 6th May
I have just been told that 3 sheep have been killed in the fields above the Mill, and some wounded. In the last few days a woman who apparently came from Layer did not have her dog on a lead, and her dog killed one of the sheep and left some others wounded. This is … More Another Sheep Killed 9th February 2021
Happy Christmas to everyone. Like you all, I just hope that next year is better than this and we can get back to some normality. The latest Government guidance is to be very careful about mixing with people this Christmas, but I do hope some of you will feel able to enjoy yourselves safely with … More Parish Council Update 17th December
After the gloom of being locked up again, at least next week things should be a little better. Bradley Ives will be working in the woods at Heatherfields from Monday 30th November, cutting rotten branches and making paths safer. Please keep away from where he is working. Just to remind you, the Parish Council rents … More Parish Council Update 27th November
Dear Everyone I wrote to you all on Monday to say that all Remembrance Sunday Services had been cancelled. The Government has now said Remembrance Services may be held in a shortened form. We will be holding a very pared down Service at the Cross on Sunday, at 10.50 am. I am so glad that … More Remembrance Day Service Reinstated