SPEEDWATCH - The Parish Council is investingating setting up a Speedwatch group.  If you think you would like to volunteer for this group (and 10-12 people are required) please contact the office for further information and to register your details.



Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Factory Hill, Tiptree

Please click on the following link https://roadworks.org?tm=107756460 to find details of the intended closure of Factory Hill, due to commence on 12th November 2018 for 5 days. The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce while Essex County Council undertakes Pre-Patching in preparation for Surface Dressing in Spring/Summer 2019.

Essex Streetworks Team


Ringway Jacobs | Essex County Council

3rd Floor, Seax House, Market Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1QH

Website: http://www.essex.gov.uk/highways

Have you seen www.roadworks.org for road works on the Essex Network ?


Essex Rural Skills Project

Not working and over 45?  Come and join the Essex Rural Skills Project.  Funded by the European Social Fund and Big Lottery Fund, the courses are free to people who are not currently working.  For further details please see the leaflet HERE and/or contact paula.hockey@essexrcc.org.uk


Your vote matters - don't lose it

It takes just five minutes to stay eligible to vote on what matters to you – by confirming or updating your details, along with adding anyone new, to the Register.

So, if you've moved house, turned 18, recently married or never registered, make sure you update the register so you're eligible to vote in future elections. It’s quick and easy to register and by doing so, it can help if you apply for credit too!

You can register for free 24/7 either online, by calling or texting 0800 197 9871 or by returning the letters, which Colchester Borough Counci is currently sending to all households in the borough.



Colchester Boroughcard July 2018

Essex County Council is pleased to advise details of the introduction of an improved range of Boroughcard products in Colchester which should make multi operator travel available to passengers. This card allows unlimited bus travel on Hedingham, First and Arriva services.

The implementation of this new range began on 29 July and the details of Colchester Boroughcard can currently be viewed on the websites below:





Integrated Passenger Transport Unit

Essex County Council

Email Passenger.Transport@essex.gov.uk

W: www.essex.gov.uk



Community Special Constables - agreement has now been reached with Essex Police to support the employment of up to 4 Community Special Constables in Tiptree. Recruitment is now underway and you can see details of how to apply HERE. It may take some months following recruitment for training to be completed, so it may be a while before you see the specials in Tiptree.



Report from P Patel MP - read the latest news from your local MP HERE


MP Surgeries

Priti Patel MP will be holding surgeries In the Meeting Room, Tiptree Community Centre, 1a Caxton Close, Tiptree, CO5 0HA on the following dates - 

13th September, 4th October, 26th October, 9th November, 23rd November and 21st December 2018

Surgeries are by appointment only - to book an appointment e mail  WithamMP@parliament.uk or telephone 02072193525

Note - correspondence for the MP should not be left at the Parish Council office or the Community Centre. We cannot hold or forward correspondence for you. Letters for the MP should be sent - c/o House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA