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Council Facilities

Halstead Town Council is specifically responsible for the following amenities and facilities in the Town. 

Other activites and facilities organised by the Town Council:

Band in the Park - Although the Public Gardens are owned by Braintree District Council the Town Council arrange bands in the park to coincide with other events taking place in the Town throughout the year.
Christmas Activities - Torchlight Procession, Official switch-on of the Christmas lights in the Town, provision of Christmas lights.
Courtauld Sports Ground - facilities available to hire through the management committee
Mayoral Activites - fundraising events for the Mayor's Charity, Civic Reception etc.
Planting - Hanging baskets planting and tubs in the Town.
Public conveniences - Kings Road.
Public Footpaths - clearing of some public footpaths on behalf of the Highway Authority as part of the Parish Paths Partnership.
Senior Citizens Outings and party - 5 outings every year and a Christmas party.
Summer Fun - Four days in July / August of free weekend Aativities for children
Town Clock - Repair and maintenance of the Town Clock in St Andrews Church Tower.

The Town Council also assist in monitoring highways and liase between other Councils and the public as a first point of contact.

You can see the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) publication  'All about parish and town councils' here




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Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Oak Road, Halstead

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Oak Road, Halstead

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14(1)

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Oak Road, Halstead 

Please click on the following link Oak Road Traffic Closures to find details of the intended closure of Oak Road, due to commence on 2nd October 2019 for 7 days. The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce while Essex County Council undertakes carriageway patching.

Essex Streetworks Team - Highways

Ringway Jacobs | Essex County Council

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Over 60's Outings 2020

Over 60's Outings 2020

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If you would like to complete a questionnaire with the choices of destinations for next year, you can download and print the questionnaire.  The questionnaire should be returned to Halstead Town Council, Chipping Hill, Halstead CO9 2BY or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by Friday 4 October 2019.

The results will be published in December 2019.  To print the questionnaire, please click here:  pdf small


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Halstead in Bloom are Winners

Halstead in Bloom are Winners

FANTASTIC NEWS! We are very pleased to announce that Halstead in Bloom won GOLD  and BEST TOWN in the meduim town category at the Awards for Anglia in Bloom 2019.  It was a fantastic day for Halstead with not only the town winning an award, but Halstead Public Gardens was also given a Gold Award and Halstead cemetary won Silver Gilt.

Well done to everyone that helped make this happen.

 

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Halstead & District Local History Society Exhibition

Halstead WEA Course - Imperial China: Land & People


 

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