The Councillors

  • Anne Hughes MBE (Chairman)
  • Ian Moore (Vice Chairman)
  • Peter Bunting
  • Clive Chambers
  • Margaret Holmes
  • Sarah Hughes
  • Richard Marriage
  • Mike Strain
  • Brian Turner

Parish Clerk

Grahame Walkingshaw
80 Chapel Road, West Bergholt, Essex, CO6 3HL

Telephone: 01206 240 772
Email: layerpc@gmail.com

Borough Councillors

Our Borough Councillors try to attend all our monthly meetings and are always willing to help in any way they can. They have already been of great assistance over various village matters. To contact them, their details are as follows:

  • Kevin Bentley
    Willoughby End, 32 Willoughby Avenue, West Mersea CO5 8AU.
    Home: 01206 382405
    Work: 01206 548100
    Email: kevin@birchandwinstree.com
  • Andrew Ellis
    Ransomes, Wigborough Road, Peldon  CO5 7RA.
    Home: 01206 735166
    Mobile: 07768 986611
    Email: andrew@birchandwinstree.com
  • Jackie Maclean
    The Old Rectory, Church Lane, Stanway, CO3 8LT
    Home:  01206 213041
    Work:  01206 212128
    Mobile:  07590 453234
    Email:  jmaclean263@aol.com

Parish Council Meeting Dates

The Parish Council meets on the second Monday of each month in the Committee Room at the Village Hall, New Cut at 8pm.

Register of Electors

The Borough has a policy of rolling registration, which is updated once a month. If you are new to the village you can register your name at the Borough at any time. Phone 282820 (Elections Office). If you register by mid-month, you are included in the next month’s register. Visit their website to download a voter registration form – www.colchester.gov.uk, then go to “elections”.