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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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News and Events

Music in the Park Saturday 6 July

Music in the Park Saturday 6 July

party in the park

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Volunteer Awards Winners

Volunteer Awards Winners

Volunteer awards

Dorothy Lodge (3rd from right in back row) was given an award for Inspirational Role Model and also was named as Volunteer of the Year.  Dorothy has worked for many years at Halstead Day Centre and also at the Halstead Food Bank.  Hannah Birch ( in yellow dress on the left) who was instrumental in forming the HAPPY (Halstead Action Promoting Positive Youth) young people's group in Halstead, was given Young Persons Going the Extra Mile Award


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Find out More about Fostering

Find out More about Fostering

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Could you make a difference to a child’s life

Foster carers with Essex County Council help build better, brighter futures for hundreds of children across Essex every year.

Could you provide a loving, safe, stable home and a nurturing environment to support the most vulnerable children in our county grow in confidence and achieve their potential?

You don’t need any specific qualifications to foster, just patience, time and a commitment to improving children’s lives.

To find out more come along to one of Essex County Council’s local events where you can hear first-hand from experienced foster carers, find out more about the children that need foster care and ask a social worker questions.

Visit www.essex.gov.uk/foster, or call: 0800 801 530


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Halstead Flower Festival

Charity Event in aid of Halstead WI

Charity Event in aid of Halstead WI

WI Charity Event

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