NEWS update - 22/5/20
HELP IF YOU ARE SELF ISOLATING: If you are self isolating and need help with supplies, prescriptions or someone to chat to, contact 01787 224370 and we can help. The office is manned between 9.00 am and 12.30 pm Monday to Friday and you are welcome to leave a voicemail outside of these office hours. Please do remember to leave your phone number when leaving a voicemail!
GARDEN WASTE COLLECTIONS: BDC have recommenced green bin collections, initially on a four weekly cycle. Residents will be notified by a postcard to advise them of their first collection date over the next couple of weeks.
RECYCLING CENTRE AT BRAINTREE: This has now reopened.
PLAY EQUIPMENT: All areas with play equipment will remain closed for now - this includes equipment at the Millennium Green, the play area at the Rec Club and all BDC maintained play areas in the village
MILLENNIUM GREEN: The green remains open and available to residents for their daily exercise (located on the left hand side as you come into the village from Halstead)
BUS SCHEDULE: Running times may be subject to change during this period so please check the Operators website before you travel
FOOTPATH 16: The boardwalk at the bottom of the Millennium Green is currently being repaired by ECC. Work is expected to take a couple of weeks after which the footpath will be reopened for use.
ANNUAL PARISH MEETING: The annual parish meeting for this year was due to be held on Wednesday 13th May. This has been cancelled and no meeting will be held this year.
MUSEUM: The museum is currently closed.
LIBRARY: Whilst the library remains closed, the Library Service has increased the amount of online content for readers, with new content being uploaded all the time. Readers can access ebooks, magazines & comics, music and audio books, children's activiites and language courses. All resources are free.
BOOK SWAP AT TELEPHONE BOX: Unfortunately this project is on hold whilst we address a health & safety issue by the telephone box. We will provide an update when one is available.