Pictures of Earls Colne

Welcome to the Earls Colne Parish Council website


NEWS update - 21/10/20 

AMENITY WASTE VEHICLE - The date for the amenity waste vehicle was incorrectly posted on noticeboards - it will be with us on Saturday 28th November 

NEW DRINKS AND CARTON RECYCLING POINT: We have a new recycling point for cartons at the back of the Village Hall.

DOG BINS: We have been experiencing some issues with the dog bins not being emptied in the village. I have contacted BDC again today to advise them that they have not be emptied and hopefully this will be remedied this week.

PARISH COUNCILLOR VACANCY: We have a vacancy on the council. Please contact the clerk for further information or an application form (01787 224370


Parish Council Meeting

Our next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday 16th September at 7.00pm. This meeting will be held remotely via Zoom with the Zoom meeting information published on the Agenda. If you need assistance with joining the meeting please let the clerk know on 01787 224370.

Minutes of previous meetings are published on this website.



Are you interested in the life of your village? Would you like to help make a difference to our community?

The Parish Council is made up of 11 residents who:-

  • Represent the views of people living in the village
  • Raise issues of concern with other authorities such as Braintree District Council and Essex County Council
  • Comment on planning applications and other proposals for the village
  • Provide and/or maintain public areas and facilities including the Car Park and Public Conveniences, the Village Green, the Village Hall and the play area at the Recreation Club

Anyone wishing to apply, or requiring further information contact:

The Parish Clerk, Council Office, Village Hall, York Road, Earls Colne

Tel: 01787 224370, Email:

Applications will be considered at the Parish Council Meeting on Wednesday 18th November



The next Amenity Waste vehicle date will be 

Saturday 28th November


De Vere Road 9 a.m. - 10.00 a.m.

Village Hall, York Road 10.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m.

Tey Road Close 11.00 a.m. - 12 noon



*  3 collection points only

* Items for disposal must be taken in person to collection points

Users must remain with and be available to assist with loading items into refuse vehicle

* Items left unattended at the roadside might result in them being treated at 'Fly Tipping' and may result in fines being imposed

* The following items ARE NOT ACCEPTED.  Car Batteries, Liquids (including paint), Tyres, Fridges and Freezers.

* Items for disposal which cannot be taken to the Collection points must be processed by prior arrangement for collection by Braintree District Council or taken to one of the County Council's Recycling Centres

Please report any fly tipping directly to Braintree District Council on 01376 552525 or by clicking here.   You can also call the Parish Clerk on 01787 224370 or to arrange swift removal.

Map of Earls Colne

A new large scale map of Earls Colne has been created showing footpaths,suggested walks and historical facts about the village.
The map costs £1 and is available from the Parish Office and Earls Colne Library.

A Google streetmap of the village is available here.


Earls Colne Parish Council : Village Hall : York Road : Earls Colne : Colchester : Essex : CO6 2RN
: Tel. 01787 224 370