Local Councils Award Scheme 2    fb logo

Halstead Town Council

Town Council Meeting



Time: 7.15pm
Day: Monday
Date: 9 December 2019

Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, 

Halstead CO9 2BY

Tel: 01787 476480


Councillor Andy Munday - Chairman

Councillor Mick Radley - Vice Chairman

Councillor Miss Janet Atkinson

Councillor Peter Caulfield

Councillor Peter Claydon

Councillor Mrs Sandra Dingle

Councillor Malcolm Fincken

Councillor Dave Gronland

Councillor David Hume

Councillor Andy Munday

Councillor Mrs Jackie Pell

Councillor Miss Linda Smith

Councillor Garry Warren

Members of the Council are requested to attend the above Meeting to transact the following business: -

1.  Apologies for Absence and acceptance of those apologies

2.  Declarations of Interests.  To declare any ‘pecuniary, non-pecuniary or other pecuniary’’ interests relating to items on the agenda having regard to the Code of Conduct for Members and having taken appropriate advice (where necessary) before the meeting.    

3. a) Update by Dr Kreis-Alsayyed from the Elizabeth Courtauld Surgery.  b) A maximum period of 10 minutes to allow members of the public to ask questions or to make statements, and for Councillors with ‘pecuniary, non-pecuniary or other pecuniary’ interests under the code of conduct for Members to make statements. c) Update from HAPPY.

4.  Minutes.  To approve the minutes of the Council meeting held on 11th November 2019, and of the public and private sessions of the Extraordinary meeting held on 28th October 2019.

5.  Planning Applications.   Dealt with by the Planning Committee.  ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL ARE MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING - report attached here

The following Planning Applications, which were received and circulated electronically, are to be considered at the Council meeting.

19/01991/VAR - 3 Market Hill, Halstead, Essex - Application for variation of Condition 2 (Approved Plans) of approved application 16/01973/FUL

19/02030/HH - 34 Hedingham Road, Halstead, Essex - Part 2 storey, part single storey rear extension

19/02079/FUL & PP-08292767 - ATS, 41 Chapel Hill, Halstead - Change of use and alterations to roof of commercial building to enable 3 No. flats with parking

19/02109/FUL - Holy Trinity C of E Primary School, Beridge Road, Halstead - Installation of a demountable classroom for pre-school provision, with associated services and car parking.

6.  Mayor’s Appointments and Announcements - report attached here

7.  Finance.  Dealt with by the Finance Committee.  ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL ARE MEMBERS OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE.  Chair of Finance – Councillor M Radley

a)  To receive the Income and expenditure report for the month of November. – report attached here

b)  To approve the List of Payments to be made in December – report attached here

c)  To approve the Reconciliation of bank and petty cash accounts– report attached here

d)  To approve the purchase of CCTV at Courtaulds – report attached here

e)  To approve the purchase of CCTV at Butler Road – report attached here

f)  To approve the resurfacing of Hedingham Road car park- report attached here

g)  To consider replacing the theatre doors at the Empire – report attached here

h)  To approve additional expenditure on Christmas parties – report attached here

8.    Community Hall – verbal report

a) verbal update from H4C

b) verbal update from HTC working group

9.  To receive reports from District Councillors  - verbal update/written reports

a) written report Cllr Radley - report attached here

10.  To receive Champions’ updates  – verbal updates/written reports

a) Update from Rivers and Open spaces champions 

11.  To consider additions to the OSAP, and to consider monies allocated but not made available for spending – report attached here, report 11a attached here

12. Action Plan Review – report attached here

13.  To approve a review of Risk assessments – report 13 attached here,  report 13a attached here, report 13b attached here, report 13c attached here, report 13d attached here, report 13e attached here, report 13f attached here, report 13g attached here, report 13h attached here, report 13i attached here, report 13j attached here

14.  Exclusion of Public and Press.

To give consideration to adopting the following resolution: - “That in view of the confidential nature of the business about to be transacted and pursuant to the provisions of section 1(2)-of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, as amended, the public and the press be temporarily excluded from the meeting”.

There is none.

Sarah Greatorex - Town Clerk

2 December 2019


News and Events

Fusion Lifestyle Project 2020

Fusion Lifestyle Project 2020

Fusion Lifestyle are pleased to be launching Project 2020 at Halstead Leisure Centre in February Half Term

Project 2020  has been made possible by funding Essex Youth Service and will deliver a programme of physical activity and sports to young people aged 13 and over. Sessions will run from Tuesday – Friday during half term and then every Tuesday evening until the end of March 2020. Dates and times are included in the image below.  The project will be free to young people to attend and will be delivered by local providers Active Sports, who will provide coaches to deliver a range of different sports including dodgeball, tactical games and futsal to name a few.

Any young person attending eight out of the ten sessions will be given a free month’s junior membership to the centre.

Bookings can be made in advance at the site, for further information please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.         

Halstead Leisure Centre Project

Halstead Leisure Centre Project information

Read more

Leap Year Dance

Over 60's Outings 2020

Over 60's Outings 2020

elegant-old-street-small-townCoach tripseaside

Over 60's Outings 2020 Destinations and Cost

Halstead Town Council will be  arranging five coach trips for 2020 for persons over 60.


13 May - Melton Mowbray

10 June - Hastings 

15 July - Great Yarmouth

02 September - Worthing

14 October - Norwich

The subsidised cost of each trip will be £14.50 per person, per trip.  Persons from outside Halstead Town can travel for £20.00.  Booking forms will be available from the website and Halstead Town Council offices from Monday 27 January 2020.

Read more

What's on in Halstead January 2020

What's on in Halstead January 2020

ice skating1  JANUARY 2020  ice skating2

7th   Halstead U3A  Queens Hall, Chipping Hill   10.00am – 12.00pm

8th   Halstead Wine & Social Club  Queens Hall, Chipping Hill  7.30pm – 10.30pm

9th   Halstead & District Photographic Society  Halstead Methodist Church, New Street – 7.30pm for more info contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

13th Full Council Meeting - members of the public welcome, Queens Hall, Chipping Hill  7.15pm

15th Halstead Townswomen’s Guild  St  Andrew’s Large Hall, Parsonage Street  2.00pm

16th Halstead Social & Tea Dance  Queens Hall, Chipping Hill 2.00pm Tel: 07834 467136 for details

16th Halstead & District History Society Annual General Meeting  Baptist Church, Hedingham Rd,  7.30pm  £5.00 for Visitor 

23rd Halstead & District Photographic Society  Halstead Methodist Church, New Street 7.30pm, for more info contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Halstead Heritage Museum, Closed until 2 February 2020

Ring Jim Davis. 07765 406254 for details

WEEKLY   EVENTS                                                            

Monday            Halstead Road Runners  - Courtaulds Sports Ground 6.45pm-7.45pm

Monday            Halstead Art Group  - British Legion Hall, The Causeway 7.00pm-9.00pm

Tuesday           Work Club   Halstead Library, Bridge Street, 10.00am -12.00 noon – Tel: 0345 6037628

Tuesday           Gentle Yoga Conservative Club,  34 High  St.  10.30am -11.45am – Tel: 07941 351689  

Tuesday           WW - Weightwatchers Queens Hall  5.30pm -7.00pm – Tel: 08457 123000 for details

Tuesday           Adult Latin American Dance Class Queens Hall  8.00pm -8.45pm – Tel: 07834 467136

Wednesday   Halstead Road Runners  -  Courtaulds Sports Ground 7.30pm -8.30pm

Thursday         Slimming WorldHalstead Town Football Ground, Rosemary Lane 9.30am – 11.00am

Thursday         Slimming World Holy Trinity School, Beridge Rd 5.30pm & 7.30pm

Thursday         Parent & Child Yoga Conservative Club,  34 High  St.  6.00pm-7.00pm – Tel: 07941 351689  

Thursday         Vinyasa Yoga - Queens Hall 7.00pm-8.00pm  – Tel: 07546 223341 for details

Friday                WW - Weightwatchers - Queens Hall 8.15am -10.15am  – Tel: 08457 123000 for details

Saturday          Slimming World Holy Trinity School, Beridge Rd 9.00am – 10.30am

Read more

Halstead & District Local History Society January to April 2020


htc shield   


   fb logo   
Halstead Town Council, Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, Halstead Essex CO9 2BY
Contact us: 01787 476480, email: townclerk@halsteadtowncouncil.org.uk
All content © 2018 Halstead Town Council. All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy l Councillors details l Managed by Lexden Computer Services l