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Local Information

Below are the contact details of organisations and individuals that may be useful for people living in Earls Colne. If you would like your details to be included on this page please use the form on the Contact Us page of this website.

Please note that all entries must meet the approval of the Parish Clerk and that the Parish Council is not responsible for the content of external websites.

Braintree District Council
Bocking End, Braintree, CM7 9HB T: 01376 552525

Local Members:
George Courtauld E:
Gabrielle Spray T: 01787 224 885

Customer Services Centre
T: 01376 331616

Three Colnes Police Contact - Pc Paul Andrews


Essex County Council
Essex County Council, County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1QH
General Enquiries: T: 08457 430 430

Local Member:
Jo Beavis T: 07771 984365

Member of Parliament: James Cleverley M.P.

St Andrew's Parish Church Revd. Mark Payne: 01787 220347

Bell Ringing Group :  Bell ringers:  Karen Abbie 01787 222257 OR Trevor Beadle 01787 223611

Earls Colne Baptist Church  Seven Loxley

Earls Colne and Halstead Educational Charity Providing grants to young people, schools, colleges and local organisations Tel: 07539489477 or email or visit the website at

Earls Colne Recreation Club
Green Farm Meadow, Halstead Road, Earls Colne CO6 2NG
01787 223 584

Earls Colne Scout Group 

Beavers -

Cubs & Scouts -

Earls Colne Guides

Rainbows -

Brownies -

Guides -

Earls Colne Youth Football Club Earls Colne Football Club plays in the Essex and Suffolk Border League. New players welcome - details on website.

Earls Colne Cricket Club runs two teams which play in the Two Counties League and the PDQ League. New players needed and very welcome. Contact Les

Earls Colne Library
William Hunt Reading Room & Library, High Street, Earls Colne CO6 2PA
T: 01787 223565

Earls Colne Doctors Surgery
The Pump House Surgery, Nonancourt Way, Earls Colne, Colchester, CO6 2SW
T: 01787 222022

Earls Colne Social Club (formerly the Atlas Club)
Foundry Lane

  • Open 7 evenings a week as well as Sunday lunch time
  • Probably the least expensive drinks and snacks in Earls Colne
  • Traditional working mens club atmosphere, couples welcome
  • Fruit machines, pool, darts, crib and special club nights
  • Token membership fee

Pop in and say hello, you are assured of a warm welcome!

Essex Walks Details of a circular walk from Earls Colne


Essex Pathfinders - book of 27 Essex walks written by local writer Deborah King.  Essex Pathfinders can be ordered through Earls Colne library or book retailers ISBN 978-1-85458-510-3. Download Walk 14 as an example.

Colne Valley Website with more local info

Colnes Footpath Association - for information call 01787 223843 and ask for Tony or Margaret

Earls Colne Pre-School is open term time and offers a happy, safe and stimulating environment for pre-school children to play and learn. Contact Claire on 07596 987397


Annual Membership £3.00 

The Society stages the Four Colnes Show which takes place annually in August and an Early Christmas market at the beginning of November. 

Evening talks/demonstrations take place severaltimes per year and a schedule of coach trips is organised annually.

Recent visits include the gardens of East Ruston Old Vicarage, the Cutty Sark + Houses of Parliament and the Brogdale Cherry Festival.

For more information contact:

Chair - Peter Grimshaw 01787 222456

Secretary - Sarah Adlem 01787 223521

Village Agents - Our Village Agent is available in the Library on the third Tuesday of the month between 3.00 p.m. and 5.00 p.m. and at the Pump House Surgery on the first Friday of the month between 10.00 a.m. and Noon (appointments can be made through the Surgery) to give free advice on the following: putting people in contact with organisations that provide services they need; providing high quality information and advice to local residents; promoting health and independence.

Traveline Public Transport info and planner

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