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Public Notice - Newsletter Circulation - Land at 'Bechers'

It has been brought to the attention of the Parish Council that a Newsletter has been received by many residents on 11 April 2017 regarding a proposed development on Land at 'Bechers' to the rear of Barn Mead.  The Developers are preparing an Outline planning application on the 1.2 hectare (3 acre site) for approximately 60 units.  The Parish Planning and Highways Committee will table the item for public discussion when the application has been formally advised as having been received by Chelmsford City Council and forwarded to the Parish for consultation.


Thank you for attending our special 30th Annual Parish Open Forum at the Keene Hall on Thursday 30 March 2017

Many congratulation to all our winners

If you didn't pick up your commemorative pen, please come by the office weekdays 9 am - 1 pm


Public Notice - Essex County Council (Various Roads, Chelmsford Road) (Temporary Prohibition of Traffic and Clearway) (No 1) Order 2017

Notice is hereby given that the Essex County Council intends, not less than seven days from the date of this notice to make the above Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Effect of the Order: To temporarily close the various lengths of road in the Chelmsford district as specified in Schedule 1 and to temporarily enforce a 'No Stopping' restriction will be introduced on both sides of carriageway on the lengths of road for the duration of the closure to facilitate the works.  Signs will be installed indicating when the No Stopping restriction will be in force.

For all enquiries please call 0345 603 7631 

Horse and Groom Lane - from its junction with Goat Hall Lane to its junction with Bekeswell Lane - a distance of 449m

Ponds Road - from its junction with B1007 Stock Road to its junction with Lower Green, a distance of approx 382m

Rous Chase - from its junction with Pyne Gate to end of carriageway, a distance of approx 151m

Avila Chase - from its junction with Pyne Gate to a point approx 63m West

Pyne Gate - from its junction with Ponds Road to a point approx 381m South

Milligans Chase - from its junction with Pyne Gate to a point approx 87m North/East

Colvin Chase - from its junction with Pyne Gate to a point approx 85m South/East

The Street/Twitten Green - from The Street's junction with Watchouse Road to its junction with Poinds Road, a distance of approx 350m

The Order will come into effect on 1 April 2017 and may continue in force for 18 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is earlier

Dated 22.03.17

Saturday Surgery

Do you have a question that you would like to raise with a Parish Councillor?  Then come along to a Saturday Surgery on 29 April 2017 - 10.00am -12.00noon.  Galleywood Library.  No appointment necessary. 

Best Kept Street in Chelmsford

Is your street the BEST KEPT in Chelmsford?  Enter your street today for a chance to win a brand new road sign and an invitation to an Awards Evening!  Streets will be judged on No Litter, Prettiness, Presentable front gardens, Correct recycling displayed on collection day.  Enter online at or email  For more information and deadline for application please contact 01245 615800.  A Chelmsford City Council Initiative. 

Bus Shelter - Skinners Lane

We are delighted to report that Essex County Council have installed the brand new bus shelter in Skinners Lane.

Competition Time!

Is your front garden the best in Chelmsford?  Then why not enter the Chelmsford City Council Competition online at  There are three prize categories - Sustainable - Planter/Hanging Basket and Best Kept for a change to win £50 Abercorn Vouchers

The next Parish Council meetings:

Full Council







Annual Council Meeting

Monday 8 May 2017

7.00 pm

Keene Hall

Finance & Resources Committee Meeting

Thursday 1 June 2017

7.00 pm

Lodge Room


Monday 24 April 2017

9.00 am

Ron White Room



Planning and Highways Committee

Thursday 18 May 2017, 7.00 pm, Lodge Room

Contact Information

Keene Hall, Watchouse Road, Galleywood, CHELMSFORD, Essex, CM2 8PT
Open 9.00am - 1.00pm weekdays 01245 358898 01245 348756

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