Local community news
Local community news
Drat minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall on Tuesday 13th July 2021 at 7.30pm
Present: John Walker, Wendy Ritherdon, Clare Lauwerys (chair), Borough Councillor Pat Moore and one member of the public
Apologies for absence: Catherine Sprott, Liz Davidson, Jinny Gale, Netty Knill Jones, Phil Gladwin, Robert Davidson, Kevin Bentley, Andrew Ellis
Minutes of the last meeting were agreed by all and signed by the chairman
Borough Councillor Report: Suggestions and requests are welcome from all the villages for their wants and needs for possible inclusion in the new Conservative Policy for Colchester. The Queen’s Jubilee will be celebrated in the town centre with bunting, flags etc. The pilot scheme for E-Scooters is still ongoing. The consultation for proposed changes to parliamentary boundaries is on-going and people can see the proposed changes and respond here: https://www.bcereviews.org.uk/Continue reading
A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held via Zoom on Tuesday 17th November 2020 at 7.30pm to which the Councillors are requested to attend and the public are welcome to participate.
This meeting was originally scheduled for 10th November but maintenance on the local broadband services prevented it taking place. The Zoom meeting details are as follows: Meeting ID: 821 9461 1218 Passcode: winnov.
Apologies for absence:
Minutes of the last meeting:
County and Borough Councillor Reports:
Public-Have Your Say:
Declarations of Interest:
Are you off work during the shutdown? Do you use basic PPE gloves & mask when you work? If so you might be able to help a local food bank.
Some food banks are getting through as many as 50 sets a day; as you will be well aware, they are very hard to get hold of right now thanks to COVID-19! The food banks need them to protect their volunteers and their customers who are often very vulnerable.
If you have a supply you are not likely to be using any time soon, please consider donating some. We are thinking that those who work in personal services such as beauticians, nail technicians etc… could help – your donation would be very warmly received. Find your nearest foodbank on the Trussell Trust website.
Copt Hall is primarily a wildlife site where the National Trust chooses to grant access to walkers & dogs. Not all visitors respect this and so this is an appeal to do so. We request that dog-walkers at Copt Hall co-operate in keeping the site a pleasant place for everyone. In particular, please: Continue reading
Abberton & Langenhoe Parish Council is looking into community shops with a view into the viability of establishing one in part of the Langenhoe Lion. They are keen to get feedback from the general neighbourhood to determine the potential level of interest in this project. Continue reading
Almost 6 years ago Jane Malyon decided to start a Cream Tea delivery service. The idea was prompted by several older friends who could no longer face the journey to London to visit The Savoy, Ritz Hotel etc. for a special tea. When she tried to register the name of “The English Cream Tea Company” they more or less said Continue reading
A lot is happening in October 2017, with clubs and activities including:
On Saturday 7th October at 8pm Simply the west Dance School are hosting a social evening. With free entry Continue reading
Now the new community hall is open and running, what can you do there? Well the answer to that questions can be found next Saturday, 23rd September, when a number of local clubs who use the hall will be there. They include: Continue reading